Photos by Treehouse de Valentine/Shangri-La Boracay Resort & Spa
When it comes to unique hotels and resorts in the Philippines, the country has plenty of options for travelers. The Philippines is blessed with pristine islands dotted with tropical beach resorts, lush highlands where you can find mountain resorts, vast fields where you can stay in farm resorts, scenic lakes and rivers with floating house resorts, and more.
Another one-of-a-kind type of accommodation that you can find in the Philippines are treehouse resorts. Staying in a treehouse resort is a unique experience that offers a relaxing getaway without sacrificing comfort and safety. With treehouse resorts that surround you with gorgeous landscape and scenic mountain, beach, or forest views, you can recharge and disconnect from the busy city life.
Here is our list of the best treehouse resorts you can stay in during your trip to the Philippines:
Photo by Mandala Tribe Tree Houses
Mandala Tribe Treehouses is located in Siquijor, a small island in the Visayas known for its beaches and waterfalls. This rustic property has wooden bamboo floorings and is one of the few unique properties on the island. It is only 1.4 KM from Pontod Beach.
Their two-floor air-conditioned room has a closet, sitting area, linens, bathroom with shower and towels, fan, separate dining area, a terrace overlooking the garden, and free Wi-Fi access.
The property offers American breakfast and other meal options for its guests, a garden, sitting area, a patio, easy access to the nearby beach, and more. There is also free private parking within the premises.
Photo by The Farm at San Benito
The Farm at San Benito, a known eco-luxury wellness resort that focuses on holistic and medical approach, is located in Batangas, a popular destination near the capital Manila and is home to heritage sites and known landmarks like Taal Volcano. Regarded as one of the best Batangas resorts, one of the main villas in the resort is the quaint air-conditioned Sulu Terraces, a treehouse designed after ancient Philippine rice barns with bamboo roofs and wooden beams.
The villa provides the intimate atmosphere of a contemporary treehouse with an adjoining bathroom and sitting lounge. The room has 2 single beds, an in-room safety deposit box, hot water kettle & herbal teas, handmade bath amenities, bathrobes, and free Wi-Fi access.
Guests can enjoy the resort’s various facilities like their on-site restaurant that serves organic food, medical and holistic treatments, spa, golf course, and more.
Photo by Stilts Calatagan Beach Resort
Stilts Calatagan, one of the top Maldives-like resorts in the Philippines renowned for its floating cottages, also offers treehouse villas that are perched on top of a tree. Guests visiting this resort in Batangas will have the opportunity to choose from 2 lofty tree houses located in Serenity Beach: the Serenitree and Eternitree.
Serenitree is a charming tree sanctuary that has wooden bamboo exteriors and white interiors. Some of the room’s amenities include an aircon, fan, sitting area, table, a clean bathroom, and more. Eternitree, on the other hand, is located on a slope on Serenity Beach. It has a similar look to the first treehouse but with an extra bed.
Some of the perks of staying in one of Stilts’ treehouses include welcome drinks, breakfast, free Wi-Fi, and access to resort facilities such as the pavilion, restaurant, pool, and beach.
Photo by Coconut Tree House
Nestled between Puerto Galera and Abra de Ilog sits the coconut tree home called Coconut Tree House. It is located in Occidental Mindoro, an agricultural area known for its natural attractions. This pyramid-shaped treehouse is in the middle of coconut trees, located near a village with beach access.
Some of the amenities inside this treehouse include a comfortable bed, electric fan, bathroom with towels, sitting area with table, and a shared kitchen with gas stove, toaster, water heater, refrigerator, and rice cooker.
Guests will have beachfront access and an option to camp with an additional fee for the mattress. There is also a breakfast, lunch, and dinner service, as well as a small convenience store open 24 hours a day.
Photo by Subic Green Tree House
Subic Green Tree House in Subic, a coastal municipality in Zambales known for its coves and natural parks, is perfect for a romantic retreat, especially if you want to recharge yourself by communing with nature. The facade is mismatched and splashed with paint, with eccentric furnishings made from recycled and reused materials.
Some of the amenities in this air-conditioned treehouse include comfortable beddings, a bathroom with complete essentials and hot water, a cold tub, first aid kit, a patio or balcony with hammocks, free Wi-Fi access, and more.
Guests will have access to a kitchen with complete amenities like stove, pots and pans, refrigerator, a barbeque pit, an open backyard, and free parking amenities.
Photo by Tarzan’s Treehouse
Tarzan's TreeHouse is located in Siargao, a tear-drop-shaped island known as a beach and surfing destination. This rustic treehouse built with bamboo, wood, and nipa that is situated in two palm trees offers great sea views. It is only 700m away from the famous Cloud 9 surfing area.
The air-conditioned treehouse is equipped with an attic where the main bed is, a sofa that can be used as a makeshift bed, a bathroom with hairdryer and hot water, satellite TV, fire extinguisher, first aid kit, refrigerator, a small balcony with sea views, free Wi-Fi access, and more.
Guests will have access to the deck area where breakfast is available, a few books available to read, hammocks, a floor with throw pillows, easy access to the beach, and free parking on the premises.
4. Treehouse de Valentine (Cebu)
Photo by Treehouse de Valentine
Treehouse de Valentine is located in Cebu, known for its pristine islands, diving spots, and historic attractions. This rustic treehouse is the perfect hideaway from the city’s daily grind, and it is unique for the right reasons. It's also in our list of the best Bali-like resorts in the Philippines.
The three bed spaces in the treehouse are all equipped with premium beddings, en-suite bathrooms with toilet and shower, a wooden bathtub, hairdryer, smart television, and other necessities. There is also daily housekeeping, laundry services, and free Wi-Fi access all over the property.
Guests will have access to the living room, kitchen with cooking utilities, refrigerator, free breakfast, barbeque area, the riverside patio, and more. Feel free to take a dip in the river's cold waters as it is very clean and refreshing.
Photo by Tudor in the Pines
Tudor in the Pines is a magnificent property in Baguio, the Summer Capital of the Philippines. This accommodation consists of five distinct houses within a guarded property in the City of Pines, and one of them is the Twin Glass Treehouse.
Their two treehouses are connected by a timber deck and are 30 feet above the ground. You will be treated to either a majestic view of mountains or pine tree forests, depending on what treehouse you choose to stay at. Some amenities in the treehouses include king-sized bed, bathroom with shower, hair-dryer, patio or balcony, a private living room, free Wi-Fi access, and more.
Guests will have access to the hanging bridge, timber deck, private garden, barbeque pit, fire pit, and their unique facilities like their Glasshouse Lounge where you can relax and have tea, and Black Tower, where you will be able to witness the scenic views of Baguio.
Photo by Sanctuaria Treehouses
Sanctuaria Treehouses is an eco-friendly native tree house resort in Busuanga, Palawan, known as the Philippines ‘Last Ecological Frontier’ and home to some of the most beautiful islands and lagoons in the world. It's located near Coron, one of the top destinations in Palawan, known for its stunning lakes and shipwreck diving sites. Staying at this treehouse located on top of a hill and isolated in a beautiful forest is a great way to enjoy a calm and tranquil getaway on the island.
Guests have the option to stay at a treehouse with sea views or mountain views. Each air-conditioned room is equipped with premium beddings, linens, fan, mosquito net, bathroom with toiletries, sitting area, television, free Wi-Fi access in all areas, and more.
Aside from the stunning view of the ocean and the famed Palawan sunsets, guests can enjoy their free welcome drink, access to their on-site restaurant, bar, outdoor pool, garden, game room, karaoke, table tennis areas, and more. Some recreational activities in the resort include boating, diving, canoeing, fishing, hiking, snorkeling, and non-motorized water sports.
Photo by Shangri-La Boracay Resort & Spa
Shangri-La Boracay Resort & Spa is a 5-star luxury resort nestled among lush tropical gardens in northern Boracay, a well-known island famous for its white-sand beaches and water activities. Shangri-La is one of the best Boracay resorts and is located in the secluded part of White Beach, making it a great home base if you want privacy and an exclusive beach. One of the top-rated villas in the property is their Tree House Villa, a 216 sqm. two-tiered villa offering scenic views of the Punta Bunga Beach.
The bedroom on the lower level is equipped with premium beddings and linens, feather duvet and toppers, flat-screen TV, and more. The en-suite bathroom has a double vanity, bathtub, separate rain shower, and complete essentials. The living room on the upper level has a flat-screen TV, iPod dock, refreshments maker such as minibar and tea making facilities, spacious writing desk, sitting area, outdoor whirlpool bath and daybeds, butler service, Wi-Fi access, and more.
The resort has takeaway and delivery options, as well as 4 on-site restaurants and bars. Guests will also have access to various facilities like their two private beaches called Banyugan and Punta Bunga Beach, various swimming pools, spa center, dive center, entertainment center, health club, gym, underwater activities upon request, and more.
Try the Unique Experience of Staying at a Treehouse Resort in the Philippines
Photo by Shangri-La Boracay Resort & Spa
You don’t have to sacrifice comfort and luxury for a moment of peace because these treehouses are equipped with hotel-like amenities. You can read a book while lounging on a hammock or have a simple yet delicious breakfast in your balcony overlooking great scenery.
Whether you prefer mountain, forest, or beach views, staying at a treehouse resort in the Philippines gives you an opportunity to see those incredible views from above. Being high up in the trees and isolated from the rest of the world is an advantage, especially if you want some quiet time alone or with your loved ones.