Treehouse hotel, South Africa

TreehouseHotel_GertKlungers

A hippie paradise nestled in the lush banana plantations of Kwazulu Natal’s south coast, Mantis & Moon Backpackers is entirely hand-built from local wood, and blends seamlessly into its leafy surroundings.

Its quirky, stilted tree houses have en-suite bathrooms and private decks overlooking the forest canopy to the ocean.

Shed your backpack and clothes, and you can sink gratefully into the steaming outdoor Jacuzzi, sipping a massive cocktail under the starry skies. If you’re not yet so relaxed you slide off your chair, you can order a generous portion of home-made grub for next-to-nothing prices.

The vibe is chilled and fun, the people unpretentious and the lush surroundings gorgeous. In short: it’s idyllic.

Written by

Readers who enjoyed
this article also liked:

  • Tar barrels parade, England

    The brave villagers of Allendale in Northumberland celebrate New Year with some rather spectacular headgear.

  • Indoor caravan hotel, Berlin

    Fancy a caravan holiday without having to worry about weather, damp or nasty chemical toilets? How about an indoor caravan site.

  • Upside-down house, Germany

    This upside-down house was designed by two Polish partners and built on the grounds of a zoo on the northern German island of Usedom.

Discuss

By continuing to use the site, you agree to the use of cookies. more information

The cookie settings on this website are set to "allow cookies" to give you the best browsing experience possible. If you continue to use this website without changing your cookie settings or you click "Accept" below then you are consenting to this.

Close