12 Best Treehouse Hotels In Sri Lanka - Updated 2023

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Sri Lanka is a land steeped in culture, a true multi-cultural island for any traveler; not to mention it’s blanketed in lush terrain. From gorgeous beaches offering a plethora of activities like surfing, snorkelling and scuba diving to the immense diversity of wildlife found in this small country, the natural wonders of Sri Lanka are not to be missed. To add to its allure, Sri Lanka possesses a rich history: it is home to six archaeological and two ecological World Heritage Sites of UNESCO. Furthermore, a trip to Sri Lanka is not complete without indulging in a smorgasbord of tasty local cuisine that is sure to set your taste buds tingling. What better way to delve into Sri Lanka’s natural beauty, heritage and scrumptious cuisine than by staying at a treehouse that allows you to do all this in one place? Read on to discover the best treehouse hotels in Sri Lanka.

1. Habarana Eco Treehouse (from USD 13)

If you’re looking for a brush with wilderness and nature, Harbanara Eco Treehouse is the perfect accommodation for you. It offers a simple, clean and truly traditional experience. Since it is located in the deep wilderness, you can even spot elephants from this treehouse accommodation. It is only a few kilometres away from the famed Harbanara Lake and roughly 20 kilometres (12 miles) away from Ritigala Forest Monastery. Free bikes are available at the treehouse for you to explore the surrounding areas.

Habarana Eco Treehouse

Address: Puwakpitiya

Parking Pets allowed 24-hour front desk Garden Terrace Airport shuttle Fishing Laundry

2. Kumbuk Tree House (from USD 46)

Listen to the relaxing sound of a gently flowing river as you sit back and enjoy your time at Kumbuk Tree House. The huge bedroom of this treehouse fits a queen-size bed, ensuring a comfortable stay. Moreover, the numerous large windows keep the rooms cool and airy. Although the ambience of the treehouse is jungle-like, modern conveniences like wifi are available here. Guests can enjoy many recreational activities in the nearby areas, including fishing.

Kumbuk Tree House

9.6 User Rating

Address: 553  1/2, GANGASIRIPURA, DEBARAWEWA, TISSAMAHARAMA, Yala Tissamaharama, Yala, Sri Lanka, 82600

3. Eco-friendly treehouse near a national park (from USD 20)

This treehouse rental in Sri Lanka is located just a few kilometres away from Udawalawe National Park. Thus, you can see wild animals roaming just a few minutes away from you. The treehouse comes fully equipped with a shower, wifi, fluffy pillows and more such amenities to ensure an enjoyable stay. Be sure to sign up for a safari tour and make the most out of your time at the national park.

Eco Friendly Tree House in GREEN PARK

Address: Green park Safari House 931/1, Udawalawe City, Udawalawe, Sri Lanka, 70190

Other treehouse accommodations

4. Treehouse with relaxing vibes close to beach (from USD 114)

Imagine waking up to the sound of ocean waves crashing on the shore. That’s the magical experience you’ll get at this treehouse accommodation in Matara, Sri Lanka. The simple, wooden and clean treehouse is surrounded by palm trees and offers guests a much-needed escape from all the hustle and bustle of daily life. What’s even better is that you won’t be sacrificing any modern comforts as the treehouse has free wifi, a king-size bed and an open bathroom. Guests can enjoy surfing at nearby Hiriketiya Bay and snorkelling at Dikwella Bay.

Matara, Southern Province, Sri Lanka
84 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Treehouse 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
beautiful view from the room
the constant sea breeze and fan kept us nice and cool and comfortable all night
amazing to sleep up in the trees in a fabulously clean and stylish space
lovely big bed and clean and tidy bathroom
clean simple stylish design waking up to the sound of waves and birds
thank you jessica and renato for the great host
the treescape is an wonderful place in hiriketiya beach the host are very great and friendly
treehouse was magical thank you for the nice welcome everything was perfect best hosts staff accommodation drinks and breakfast
amazing place; amazing hosts; one of the best (probably the best) airbnb experiences i ever had
jessica and renato were very welcoming and friendly hosts
the location was amazing
great location with an easy walk to both beautiful beaches
it’s in a great location close to both hiritekiya and dikwella beaches
super close to hiriketiya and dickwella but far enough to be secluded and very quiet
wonderful modern treehouse apartment in a great location for both hiriketiya and dickwella beaches
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5. Dambulla Tree House (from USD 60)

Situated 4 metres (13 feet) above the ground in a mango grove, Dambulla Treehouse lets you experience the true sounds of nature. Although it’s so high up, you won’t even feel it because of the comfy amenities like a clean and luxurious bed and a fully functional shower available inside the treehouse. A buffet breakfast is provided daily, where you can sample the unique Sri Lankan cuisine. Car and bike rental services are available for those who want to explore nearby attractions like Dambulla Cave Temple, Dambuluoya River and more.

Dambulla Tree House

Wifi Available

Address: Pelwehera Road 673 , dambulla

Parking Pets allowed Room service Garden Terrace Airport shuttle Breakfast in the room Free parking

6. Ella Treehouses and Cabanas (from USD 49)

Ella Treehouses and Cabanas offers you a resort-like stay where all your needs are cared for. The freshly carved wooden features make the treehouses look brand new and the sleek beds have beautiful and intricate designs. The surrounding hills and valleys are serene and peaceful. What more could you ask for in a treehouse stay? The area has many hiking trails, including the one leading up to Little Adam’s Peak, that is perfect for an outdoor adventure.

Ella Treehouses and Cabanas

Wifi Available

Address: Temple road, Rawana Ella

Restaurant Terrace Non-smoking rooms Laundry Family rooms Ironing service Internet services Hiking

7. Exclusive treehouse with a lot of history (from USD 50)

Tree House Midigama is a private treehouse owned by a Sri Lankan family. Built by the current owner’s father around a special mango tree, you can tell that this house is a labour of love. Inside, from the lights on the walls to the bed frames, all the decor is wooden. These wooden features perfectly blend in with the tree, giving you the feeling of living inside the tree itself. The beautiful garden surrounding this treehouse is quiet yet beautiful and strolling through it will transport you to a different realm. The sounds of squirrels and monkeys will keep you entertained for hours. A beach suitable for surfing is just a 10-minute walk away.

Weligama, Southern Province, Sri Lanka
88 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Treehouse 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
most beautiful wood and has a full functioning shower with an amazing view into the jungle
absolutely delicious moms cooking breakfast and lunch
the bed mattress was comfortable and very clean
the treehouse itself was clean and well kept
the treehouse was set up and cleaned so nicely for our arrival
the decoration is very modern thoughtful and clean
the entire treehouse was beautifully designed hand-built by the family and well-maintained & kept very clean
great hospitality and very helpful hosts
we were amazed about the hospitality of the host family
they were wonderful and kind hosts and we felt very welcome and at home there
dinner served by the host family was the absolute highlight of our stay
the host family are lovely - warm and inviting
what really makes this place one of the best spots in the area is the family renting it out
a truly unique special place
we have special memories from this special place
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8. Wilpattu Tree House (from USD 78)

Wilpattu Tree House is larger than a typical living room and can easily accommodate an entire family inside. Better yet, it has a balcony that includes a seating area and a barbeque, giving you even more space than you bargained for. Every single treehouse here has a fully equipped private bathroom as well as air-conditioning, offering you a luxurious accommodation adjacent to lush greenery. Guests staying at this treehouse can easily access the safari park located right next door.

Wilpattu Tree House

Wifi Available

Address: Wilpattu National Park Road, Hunuwila

Parking Restaurant Room service 24-hour front desk Garden Laundry Family rooms Breakfast in the room

9. The Tree House (from USD 765)

Wake up to stunning vistas each morning at The Tree House in Ginigathena that is nestled within a mountain range. A long, wooden bridge leads to the house and will give you a feeling of walking through a scene from a fairytale. The tree supporting the house grows right through its centre, giving the interiors a natural feel. At this treehouse, you’re literally sleeping in the arms of nature! The property also provides an airport shuttle service for your convenience. Other amenities on offer are a 24-hour receptionist, room service, bike rentals and more. Guests can also embark on a jungle trek via a private trekking path that leads to Kehelgamuwa Oya river.

10. Caveman Lodge Treehouse (from USD 16)

Caveman Lodge Treehouse gives guests an authentic and real Sri Lankan experience of living in the woods. A lake is located right next to the treehouse and friendly local families will happily show you traditional methods of hunting, gathering and cooking food. Although the treehouse is traditional and rustic, room service is available too. Enjoy delicious food and drinks with friends in the shared lounge and kitchen areas or relax on the hammocks as you watch the trees rustle in the breeze. Bikes and cars are available on rent. Several popular cycling trails are also situated close to this accommodation.

11. Luxurious treehouse near Galle Fort and Unawatuna Beach (from USD 200)

This treehouse offers a unique vacation experience that nature lovers will surely appreciate. It’s situated deep into southern Sri Lanka’s lush jungle, with nothing but towering tropical trees surrounding you. Just a few minutes from your peaceful solitude, however, you’ll find Unawatuna Beach where you can engage in various recreational activities, such as sailing, swimming, scuba diving, surfing, and more.

The treehouse is impeccably designed and furnished with modern amenities, including an infinity pool.

Unawatuna, Southern Province, Sri Lanka
290 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
ENTIRE HOME 4 Beds 6 Guests 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 6

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the tree house had amazing views and rooms were very comfortable
great facilities and amenities
it was nice that breakfast was included mrs ita and her friend were very kind and helpful
ps:beautiful swimming pool is getting ready at the premises and unfortunately we missed it
mrs ira’s breakfasts were delicious and her cooking was the best we had the whole trip
beaches nearby aren’t that clean
everything was clean and the beds were really comfy
the treehouse itself is beautiful well designed and sparklingly clean
the care taker was quick in responding to all our concerns and questions
manager made us feel very welcome and host was very accomodating
the staff was fantastic in making us feel at home
upon check-in the staff was friendly
the caretaker was also very helpful
beautiful quiet location just near galle
great location only a short drive away from galle and unawatuna
villa located in very peaceful place
had a great trip beautiful location :)
great location plenty of room
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12. Yala eco treehouse near Yoda Lake (from USD 17)

Escape into a tropical paradise in this rustic treehouse cabin in Sri Lanka nestled in the jungles of Tissamaharama near Yoda Lake. The location not only allows you to enjoy the lush tropical greeneries but lets you dive straight into different lake activities since the water is just a few steps from the property.

Amenities include a pool where you can unwind after a long day of exploring the area. Guests can also expect spacious rooms equipped with comfy beds to ensure a relaxing stay.

Yala Eco Tree House

Wifi Available

Address: 1/285, Wawe Yaya, Mahadeira, Yodakandiya

Parking Restaurant Pets allowed Room service 24-hour front desk Garden Terrace Non-smoking rooms

Stay in a treehouse in Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka is a small Asian country still unknown to many tourists, but its charm lies in its connection to nature that is so precious and genuine. And no other accommodation in the country gives you a more natural, authentic and traditional experience than a treehouse. So, grab your bags and start packing!

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