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Best Tree Houses in Kerala for a Perfect Natural Retreat

Kerala is one of the states that constitute the famous Indian western ghats. Most part of the state is known for its abundant greenery comprising of Tea, Coffee and Spice Plantations. The western region of the state has nearly 600 kilometres of seashore. In a nutshell, Kerala is one amazing destination for the nature enthusiast as it has so much to offer from greenery to beaches, and from wildlife adventures to a calming session of bird watching. In this article, we will explore a distinct choice of accommodation which is unique to Kerala – The Tree Houses. Yes, Trees houses can be found in some parts of Karnataka as well, but Kerala has much better options and a wide variety to choose from. Read on to discover 7 best tree houses in Kerala that are perfect for a natural retreat.

7 Best Tree Houses in Kerala

  • Jungle Jive Tree House
  • Nature Zone Jungle Resort
  • Dream Catcher Resort
  • Vanya Tree House
  • Kaivalyam Retreat Treehouse
  • Ela Ecoland Nature Retreat
  • Vythiri Resort

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1.Jungle Jive Tree House

Jungle Jive Tree House is surely one of the top tree houses in Kerala. Situated in Devagir, 15 kilometres away from Munnar, this treehouse is built amidst 15 acres of tea plantation.

The rooms in the teahouse are spacious, clean and comfortable. In addition, it has a private balcony with seating area to enjoy the views of the plantations and mountains in the backdrop. Every room has private bathrooms with free toiletries and shower.

Jungle Jive Tree House
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The plantation is indeed serene and beautiful, filled with abundant trees, chirping birds and trails for short hikes. The Jungle Jive Tree House is perfect for a weekend getaway for all adventure seekers and couples.

  • Price Range: starts from 3500 INR per night on double sharing basis
  • Address: Muthuvankudi, Mary Land Road, near Anachal, Anachal, Kerala 685565

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2.Nature Zone Jungle Resort

Nature Zone Jungle Resort is a perfect getaway for people looking for a getaway in the wilderness away from the hustle and bustle of metros. It is at a distance of 8 kilometres from Munnar centre and is located on top of a mountain.

Nature Zone Jungle Resort
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The tree houses are airy, bright and capacious. Nestled in the middle of the woods, all treehouses have mesmerizing views of the forests and valleys from the balcony. In addition, there are special treehouses that are exclusively designed for honeymooners. Nature Zone Jungle Resort promises a magical experience owing to misty weather of Munnar and location of the property.

  • Price Range: starts from 6000 INR per night for on double sharing basis.
  • Address: Pulippara, Lakshmi Road, Near Nagarmudy, Munnar, Kerala

3. Dream Catcher Resort

As the tag suggests, this resort indeed gives vibes of fantasy. The resort is set in the middle of 20 acres of tea and orange plantation. It is located in Idukki district, Munnar.

There are four tree houses in the resort strategically placed in 20-acre dense plantation to enhance the experience of staying in woods. The treehouse is set 60 metres high from the ground and offers a panoramic view of the entire plantation. All treehouses have a private bath and balcony with 100% power back up.

  • Price Range: 4000 INR per night on twin sharing basis
  • Address: Ratnagiri, Tea Company, Bisonvalley Road, Munnar, Idukki District, Kerala- 685565, India

4.Vanya Tree House

Being located away from the city, Vanya treehouse is for adventure-seeking souls. Vanya Tree House is located in the small town of Kumily in Thekkady region of Kerala. It is accessible only by local jeeps owing to location and the rugged roads may not be suitable for private cars. Meanwhile, be prepared for 30 minutes of steep trek to reach the treehouse.

Vanya Tree House
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This treehouse is designed in a way to resemble a nest on the tree. Vanya Treehouse has a small balcony and renders prolific views of Kumily dense forests. The drawbridge used to access the treehouse is disassembled to ensure the safety of the guests post-sunset.

  • Address: NH 220, Munnar – Kumily Hwy, Kumily, Thekkadi, 685509

5.Kaivalyam Retreat Treehouse

Kaivalyam Retreat is a good place to rejuvenate from routine life. It offers traditional yoga and an organic style of dining. This eco- friendly resort is at a distance of 15 kilometres from Munnar and is easily accessible by taxis and private vehicles.

It is constructed using bamboos and woods to augment the experience of living in a treehouse. It has a balcony and can easily accommodate 2 -3 adults with comfortable bedding. The balcony offers an awe-inspiring view of adjacent mountains, valleys and plantations.

  • Price Range: 5000 INR for two people per night
  • Address: Moolakada, Pallivasal Estate, Kerala 685612

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6. Ela Ecoland Nature Retreat

Ela Ecoland is one of the best tree houses in Kerala for people who want to experience nature at its authentic best. The resort is set up at a distance of 18 kilometres from Munnar.

The treehouse is set up in the middle plantation close to waterfalls and a flowing river. The balcony of treehouse gives spectacular views of the waterfalls. The treehouse has a double cot and can’t accommodate more than 2 adults. The entire set up is designed to give a rural experience without any blend of modernity.

  • Price Range: Begins from 3000 INR on double sharing basis.
  • Location: Mankulam Road, Kallar – Vattiyar, PO, Kallar Valley, Kerala 685611

7.Vythiri Resort

Not only one of the best resorts in Kerala, but it is also a resort with multiple international accolades. As a result, the resort attracts international tourists all across the globe.

Vythiri Resort
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The resort is a perfect blend of nature and luxury. The resort is set amidst a tropical forest with many adjacent streams and is perfect for couples who seek harmony in luxury. There are 4 treehouses in the resort at an elevation of 90 feet above the ground. The treehouses are designed meticulously to give minimalistic chic without compromise on the authenticity of nature. Guests will be requested to place the baggage at the reception and carry minimal luggage to the treehouse. As the tree is accessible by hanging bridges/stairs making it onerous to carry the baggage. In addition, jeeps are arranged up to the tree house if requested.

  • Price Range: Varies from 12500 INR to 20000 INR per night depending upon the package chosen.
  • Address: Lakkidi P.O, Wayanad

The above list is just a suggested set of 7 Best Tree Houses in Kerala. Kerala has many interesting treehouses options available. If you find the above article useful or planning for a vacation anytime soon, reach out to Pickyourtrail and check out our new product “Staycation” for unbelievable rates.

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