Stay at: The Treehouse, Tulum, Mexico
February 08, 2017
Papaya Playa Project resort, a member of Design Hotels, has added a new dwelling to its 85 casitas and cabañas situated on the beautiful Caribbean coast of Tulum, Mexico. But this new accommodation offers visitors something a little different — a 360 degree view of the surrounding jungle, along with the crystal clear waters of the Caribbean, from an elevated position in the trees.
The Treehouse offers luxury, while disrupting little of the natural environment on which it stands. Being positioned on stilts means that the surrounding flora and fauna remain undisturbed by the structure.
Taking his responsibility to nature seriously, hotelier Emilio Heredia ensured that the Treehouse was built with local materials and recycled wood, using ancient Mayan construction techniques.
“Sustainability means life for future generations and integrity for the current one,” he explains. “Elevating the structure encourages the growth of jungle plants around the treehouse and ensures the building does not interfere with nature. We wanted to show the utmost respect to all the wildlife living in the jungle when building the treehouse.”
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