Planning a unique trip and looking for the BEST Treehouse Rentals in Northern California? Well, you’ve come to the right place, as I’ve compiled this guide to 15 incredible places to stay for an unforgettable glamping getaway in nature!
A northern California trip is one hella exhilarating and memorable experience. Everywhere in northern California is beautiful, from the redwoods to the pristine coastlines, even the highways are scenic. But I tell you, this paradise is more than nature’s playground. It boasts incredible food, wine and beer scene, art galleries, history, and museums.
If you’re planning a getaway in northern California, somewhere that will give you a sense of being at one with nature without compromising your luxuries and comfort, then you are in the right blog! I have 15 treehouse accommodations in northern California, from treehouses with hot tubs to treehouses on a private beach, there are plenty to choose from!
Also, be sure to read my guides on Treehouse Rentals in Los Angeles & Southern California, Treehouse Rentals in Oregon & Treehouse Rentals in Washington for more nearby treehouse accommodation options!
Redwood Treehouse Santa Cruz Mountains
Location: Watsonville, California
Price: $159+ per night
The Redwood Treehouse offers the best of both worlds. It is located in the midst of a redwood forest and yet very close to Monterey, Carmel-by-the-Sea, Big Sur, Capitola and Santa Cruz where guests can experience a day packed full of activities and experiences. At the end of the day, you can come home to a mountain treehouse that offers a peaceful retreat.
Redwood Treehouse features a live tree growing inside the house – in the main living and bathroom area. The space is designed and built by a stained glass artist; with amenities that provide a comfortable experience. Relax and free yourself from stress as you take a long soak in the bathtub at this quaint and romantic treehouse.
Cedar TreeHouse Cabin in Aptos Mountain Retreat & Spa
Location: Aptos, California
Price: $190+ per night
If you’re looking to withdraw from the hustle and bustle and have a quiet and calming retreat, Cedar TreeHouse is the perfect hideaway for you. It is one of the seven guest accommodations in Om Oasis, a beautiful and lush retreat center on a remote and peaceful 15 acre mountain top property.
This unique 10-sided studio can host a solo adventurer or a couple and is well-equipped with features that provide a comfortable and homely space. The living space features a love seat (with pull-out bed), a kitchenette with a 2 burner stove, mini fridge. Look at the dark skies and bright stars from your loft bed made possible by the round dome skylight. Guests can enjoy the saltwater pool and main hot tub. Outdoor amenities include access to the forest sanctuary, redwood deck, meditations pond, rolling gardens and easy wood-chipped walking paths.
Unique Treehouse in San Jose, California
Location: San Jose, California
Price: $362+ per night
Step into your own fairytale at this treehouse located in San Jose, California. This romantic, rustic charm treehouse nestled in between 3 sycamore trees offers incredible uninterrupted views of Silicon Valley.
Inside, you’ll find a full functioning bathroom, kitchenette with sink, a cooking stove, and a mini fridge. The treehouse features 2 loft bedrooms with queen sized beds. Guests are welcomed with complimentary snacks and drinks. The campground under the treehouse features outdoor seating. For chilly nights, blankets and space heaters are provided. You wouldn’t want to miss a beautiful and amazing sunset view from this treehouse.
Treehouse in Vineyard Overlooking Monterey Bay
Location: Los Gatos, California
Price: $279+ per night
This treehouse is one of the romantic treehouse experiences you can have on your northern California trip. It’s perfect for couples who want to spend some alone time.
It is unlike any other treehouse as it is a tent on a treehouse platform. They provide the ultimate glamping experience. The outdoor seats by the deck grants guests views of the vineyard. Besides the queen bed, other luxuries include a heater, fast internet connection, and a clean bathroom (accessible from the main house) are provided.
Luxury Treehouse with Ocean View
Location: Aptos, California
Price: $643+ per night
This treehouse is one of the highest rated tree houses in northern California. From the photos and reviews, you’ll know why!
Beautiful, well-equipped and filled to the brim with amazing amenities, this treehouse gives the word ‘luxury’ a whole new meaning. This 3-bedroom treehouse is made of natural materials like wood and stone setting a calming, sanctuary tone. It features a living room with mountain views, a full kitchen and dining area, a study/office area, and a patio. It also highlights amenities like heated floors, dishwasher, convection oven, washer and dryer, and a walk-in shower.
Secluded Escher Tiny Treehouse Cabin with Soak Tub & Panoramic Views
Location: Boulder Creek, California
Price: $222+ per night
Escher Tiny House never fails to leave a lasting impression. Unfortunately, it was lost to the 2020 CZU wildfires in California. Even so I am including this to the list so when the time comes they rebuild, you’ll look forward to staying in Escher Tiny House.
The Escher at The Eyries is a remote two bed, one bath, tiny-house-on-wheels with modern conveniences including a Loom & Leaf mattress with bedding by Brooklinen, heated cedar soak-tub, hand-forged carbon-steel pans by Blanc Creatives, and a ceramic grill by Primo Ceramics. You’ll never find another home quite like Escher Tiny House.
Oceanview Treehouse Retreat
Location: Stinson Beach, California
Price: $190+ per night
Beach lovers and romantic souls will love this serene and private Japanese inspired retreat. A hideaway set by the sands of Stinson Beach, this zen home was carefully designed to provide a relaxing and intimate getaway.
Every corner and area of the space radiates calmness, from the kitchenette, to the porch, the outdoor shower, even the robes – everything feels peaceful. You will love soaking in the Japanese soaking tub after a day of exploring the town or swimming at the beach. Sleep to the music of crashing waves, feel the ocean breeze and recharge in this beautiful retreat. You deserve it.
Beautiful Secluded Treehouse Cottage on South Lake Tahoe
Location: South Lake Tahoe, California
Price: $316+ per night
Meadow View is a great holiday accommodation for a big group of people looking for a getaway with unobstructed views of beautiful meadow. Located off Pioneer Trail, staying here gives guests easy access to everything – from restaurants, to beaches and mountains, and attractions. This beautiful cottage features modern interior and appliances making it more comfortable and home-y. You’ll enjoy your stay here no matter what, whether you’re curled up in front of the gas burning fireplace watching TV, playing games or just hanging out.
Romantic Woodland Treehouse Cabin for Ultimate Getaway
Location: Nevada City, California
Price: $295+ per night
There are endless things to love about Tara – a cozy, romantic cabin located in the Sierra Foothills. Firstly, being situated above Rock Creek, there are private swimming holes, waterfalls, and large granite flat rocks for sunbathing that you can enjoy. This means nature really is at the heart of this stay! Secondly, the cabin is designed with wooden beam ceilings and wooden floors, surrounded by windows with green tree-filled views and creek frontage. Finally, it features modern and luxurious amenities that provide comfort to guests. It is equipped with everything you could possibly need and more.
Charming Coastal Treehouse Cottage
Location: Carmel, California
Price: $245+ per night
This charming coastal cottage is a breathtaking stand-alone cottage that offers exceptional gardens, vegetable garden, fruit trees and grand views of the Santa Lucia Mountain Range. It is perfect for guests who love to be outside and enjoy nature.
During the day, you can visit the beach, downtown, and other attractions. And then come home to your “home-away-from-home” cottage. End the day with a glass of wine in front of the outdoor fireplace.
Cutest Tree House Chalet in Tahoe
Location: Pioneer Trail, California
Price: $215+ per night
Külhaus Cabin is the perfect romantic getaway. This A-frame cabin features a retro yet modern decor, floor-to-ceiling windows that highlights the forested neighborhoods, and amazing amenities. This includes two bedrooms, living room with HDTV, electric fireplace, a fully stocked kitchen, a washer and dryer. There is parking for two cars, one under the carport and one in the driveway. This cabin is one of my favorite cabins in California!
The Haven Jenner
Location: Jenner, California
Price: $197+ per night
I’m sure the name of this cabin has you intrigued, because it certainly caught my eye. Located in the coastal village Jenner-by-the-Sea, The Haven offers private and romantic memories that you will always remember. The sun-filled interior is an open space layout and features wood burning fireplace, indoor dining, with a kitchen with a door that opens to the deck, and a queen bed in the main sleeping area. If you are looking to experience that “digital detox”, The Haven is the best place as there is no WiFi and no cell service here.
Forest Glamping Treehouse
Location: Elk, California
Price: $233+ per night
You’ll find this forest camping hut a notch above any glamping experience for a great value. And here’s why. It is equipped with a queen bed, a private outdoor shower and bath, a gas stove burner for making coffee and tea, gas heating and a modern composting toilet.
Power supply for charging small devices is available. It’s a great choice for anyone wanting to unplug and recharge, and for those who want to reconnect with nature. This camping hut is so popular you’ll have to wait months before you can book a stay!
Romantic Tree House
Location: Cobb, California
Price: $194+ per night
For the best glamping getaway, visit this Pine Grove treehouse! This one-bedroom treehouse features a queen-size bed covered with beautiful bedding set in front of large wooden doors leading to a wooden deck. Outside the bedroom is a wooden bar table that looks out to the forest trees. Although set in a campground, guests can still have their own privacy. At the campground there is a creek with cold and crystal clear water, a swimming pool that both children and adults can enjoy, and a lunch grill that offers tacos.
Inviting Cabins in the Trees
Location: Carmel, California
Price: $182+ per night
If it’s luxury and camping that you are looking for, then these cabins located in Carmel are great for you and your family! There are two cabins, the Serenity cabin and the Morning Lite cabin. Both of these cabins host 4 guests. It has an open space layout and features a queen-sized bed, a fully-equipped kitchen and dining table, high-tech heaters. The highlight of the treehouse? A luxurious clawfoot bathtub for taking long soaks while staring out into the redwood forest.