There’s something undeniably dreamy about treehouse accommodation. The peaceful atmosphere, the cozy setting, the sense of being the only two people in the world – it all makes for a next-level romantic escape. From remote hideaways in the Blue Mountains to tropical retreats in Queensland’s north, these luxury treehouses are way more impressive than the ones from your childhood…
Silky Oaks Lodge – The Daintree, QLD
Spectacular treehouse accommodation needs a spectacular rainforest location right? Nestled in the world’s oldest rainforest, the Daintree, Silky Oaks Lodge and Healing Waters Spa (90 minutes north of Cairns) is one seriously special hideaway.
For a totally private getaway, check into one of the lodge’s Deluxe Treehouses. Hidden in lush gardens, each standalone treehouse boasts private verandas with hammocks and daybeds, double spa baths, king-size beds and views of the adjoining Daintree. Don’t spend all your time here, though, relaxing (as tempting as it might be). Get adventurous with canoeing, river snorkelling, hiking or swimming; treat yourselves to a pamper session at the onsite spa; or indulge with a romantic dinner at the lodge’s private Jungle Perch dining room.
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The Secret Treehouse at Love Cabins – Blue Mountains, NSW
Looking to take your romantic escape to new heights? Perched in the forest treetops, Love Cabins’ Secret Treehouse (90 minutes northwest of Sydney) is just as enchanting as you’d imagine. With breathtaking views of the deep Bowen’s Creek Gorge and the iconic Blue Mountains, this secluded self-contained hideaway features all the necessities, plus a spa-with-a-view, a fireplace and floor-to-ceiling windows. Top off a stay here with an in-treehouse massage or a magical glow worm night tour.
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Secrets on the Lake – Montville, QLD
Perfect for a hinterland getaway, Montville (90 minutes north of Brisbane) is blessed with emerald mountains, picturesque lakes, beautiful rainforest and a charming little village. Base yourselves here at Secrets on the Lake, situated on the shores of Lake Baroon. With five luxury treehouses to choose from, this fantastic couples’ haven is close to it all but still feels as if it’s in a world of its own.
All with their own unique look, Secrets on the Lake’s treehouses feature quirky touches like furniture hand-carved by local artisans, suspended fireplaces, wooden drawbridge walkways and bespoke baths.
Crystal Creek Rainforest Retreat – Crystal Creek, NSW
Okay, these sumptuous retreats aren’t technically treehouses but they’re not totally off the mark, if you ask us. Surrounded by seemingly never-ending rainforest, the Glass Terrace Bungalows at Crystal Creek Rainforest Retreat (an hour southwest of the Gold Coast) are just oh-so romantic.
Almost totally enclosed in glass, both bungalows feature an open-plan layout that brings the outdoors in, double-sided fireplaces, a bath with rainforest vistas and spacious timber decks with outdoor showers. They’re completely self-contained, but don’t miss out on a candlelit dinner in the middle of the rainforest, under an ancient fig tree. Discover more about Crystal Creek Rainforest Retreat here.
Thala Beach Nature Reserve – QLD
Ranked as one of the world’s top ‘unique lodges of the world’ by National Geographic, ThalaBeach Nature Reserve (an hour north of Cairns) is the stuff of daydreams. Located on a private headland between Cairns and Port Douglas, the 145-acre eco retreat offers a handful of luxe bungalows, tucked away in the treetops. Whether you choose from the secluded Eucalpt Bunglow in the reserve’s tropical rainforest or the grand Sandpiper Suite with uninterrupted beach and Coral Sea panoramas, a stay here is sure to be truly unforgettable.
The romance at Thala Beach Nature Reserve doesn’t stop at its accommodation. From stargazing to tours through lush coconut groves and sea kayaking, there’s so much to do here. Don’t leave, though, before dining in the rainforest canopy at the reserve’s Osprey’s Restaurant.
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