When going on a romantic getaway, picking a place to go to in Australia seems to be near impossible. With so many great options, you don’t know where to go first. These are the top 13 romantic destinations in Australia that you should definitely check out with your loved one.
SPICERS PEAK LODGE | MARYVALE
You will absolutely be left breathless when you enter this magnificent 12 km driveway of Spicers peak Lodge. It is located about 1100 metres above the sea level in the South East side of Queensland. This top notch romantic destination has it all. If you and your partner want to experience a highly luxurious holiday, this is a perfect spot for you. You can enjoy the spa treatments at Spa Anise, dine at some of the most romantic restaurants, explore the surrounding nature together, and even go to the pool or play some tennis together.
THE CALILE | BRISBANE
If you truly want to be pampered and spend the vacation in a Euro summer style, you should definitely visit The Calile in Brisbane. It is widely famous for its beautiful rooms styled with marble materials, its amusing shades of pale pink and mint as well as its relaxing pools. They offer some of the finest private cabanas, bars with juicy cocktails, sun lounges and many more amazing options. You can also surprise your loved one with a thoughtful gift that you can buy at the Calile chic little boutique.
BLACKBIRD | MULLUMBIMBY
This mesmerising boutique that offers bed and breakfast is set on 28 acres and is the ultimate getaway for couples. It is just one hour drive away from the Gold Coast. It consists of three private pavilions and is surrounded by the most stunning and lush rainforest you have ever had a chance to see in your life. This perfect cosy retreat is equipped with the finest environmentally sustainable and eco-friendly energy saving 20kW solar system and it also uses modern luxuries ensuring that you have the most relaxing Zen time in the retreat. Amongst some other cool features, this retreat possesses a 10-metre mineral magnesium infinity pool, sauna, spa, and many other.
HOT AIR BALLOON FLIGHT | MELBOURNE
Melbourne has always been one of the top romantic destinations in Australia. There are many fun activities you can participate in here that will make your trip unforgettable. Among many of them there are Spirit of Melbourne Dinner Cruise, romantic horse and carriage tour, ghost tours, and so on. However, what seems to be the ultimate romantic activity in this beautiful city is the hot air balloon flight you can go on with your significant other. Starting early in the morning, this romantic ride will take you above the city and allow you to experience some of the most stunning views of Melbourne. At the end of the day, you can try some of the romantic restaurants in the area and cosy up in a romantic hotel where you can spoil your loved one with some lush and stunningly beautiful Melbourne flowers that can be delivered straight to your doorstep.
LA RIVERAINE | HAWKESBURY RIVER
If you ask Australians, the best romantic escape can be found at La Riveraine. This classic cottage simply gives charm and tranquillity you can only ever dream of when thinking about your perfect romantic getaway with your loved one. It is located not so far away from Sydney and contains the most crystal clear water in plunge pools, many terraces, stunning views and a private jetty that you can use while staying there. What more can anyone ask for?
HALCYON HOUSE | CABARITA
Just a 30 minute drive from the Gold Coast lies the seaside town of Cabarita. A multi-award winning boutique hotel called Halcyon House awaits you and your loved one to spend your romantic getaway and pamper yourselves the way you deserve it. The breath-taking view of the ocean, excellent room service, a complimentary mini bar and even a pillow menu will make you want to stay there forever. You can also use the spa and then finish your romantic nights at the Halcyon’s hatted Paper Daisy restaurant.
THE ENCHANTED CAVE | BILPIN
You sure don’t want to miss this gem if you’re in Australia. Bilpin or Blue Mountains way has got to be the most special NSW retreat. This unique clifftop property is built into a natural rock platform and a Hobbit-like front door opening. This position allows you to experience some of the most stunning views you will ever get to experience in your life. With these stunning views and its luxurious spas, this retreat is a full jackpot for couples.
PAPERBARK CAMP | JERVIS BAY
Two and a half hour away from Sydney, Paperbark Camp is an eco-friendly and cute glamping set located in the heart of the Jervis Bay. With about 100 hectares of lively nature, Paperbark Camp offers a wide variety of canvas safari tents that you can rent. You can choose the perfect one for you depending on how all-out you want to go. For instance, if you want to really up the ante and go for a weekend getaway, the best option for you is the King Parrot Deluxe Safari Tent. It contains two sports king beds, indoor ensuite with a sunken bath, a separate outdoor bush shower, and outdoor lounges. This camp also offers some of the best beauty and massage treatments in the world.
WOODLANDS RAINFOREST RETREAT | YARRA VALLEY
If you and your partner prefer secluded and intimate settings and you also love to bathe in luxury, this is the perfect destination for you. The Woodlands Rainforest retreat lies in the heart of Victoria’s Black Spur rainforest. You can pick one of the available self-contained cottages. Every one of them has a decked out sunken spa that overlooks the gully and is super hidden away and intimate. You will be taking in some of the most stunning views from that spa as you enjoy some romantic time alone.
JACKALOPE | MORNINGTON PENINSULA
With its amazing views of the picturesque vineyard that will make you feel like you’re in Tuscany, Jackalope is one of the most famous and romantic getaway spots in Australia. The sleek palette of dark timber, charcoal colours and ornate lighting, this hotel simply replenishes art in all of its forms in order to create a very aesthetic look and atmosphere. During the day, you can spend some time at the pool taking in the sunshine and then later on go for a romantic dinner at their finest restaurant and then go back to your room for an exciting movie marathon while snacking on complimentary popcorn delivered to your door.
LONGITUDE 131° | ULURU
This one definitely has to make it to your bucket list. You and your loved one should book a night or two at Longitude 131° if you want to experience a true romantic getaway. Located in the midst of ancient dunes are sixteen tented pavilions, Longitude 131° offers some of the most breath-taking views of Uluru’s changing lights. Every tent is equipped with a king-sized bed, large bathrooms, and private balconies with a fireplace. You can enjoy some alone intimate time in this cosy accommodation, but once you feel like going for dinner, you can just stroll down to the romantic restaurant serving some of the finest and most delicious Australian dishes. You can finish the late night date with some cocktails under the stars at the Dune-top Bar.
DISCOVERY ROTTNEST ISLAND | ROTTNEST ISLAND
Discovery Rottnest Island is the best possible spot for some relaxing and romantic getaways for couples. Just a 30 minute drive away from Perth, this magical retreat waits for you to come and enjoy the relaxing and fun times with your partner. The eco tents used in this retreat allow you to have access to some of the most picturesque spots in Australia. You can pick a deluxe tent and you will get to enjoy the luxury of king-sized beds, private ensuite, spacious deck and even a walk-in robe. On the other hand, if you don’t feel like cooking, you can always sit back and relax, as the pros at the Pinky’s Beach Club got you covered.
MARGARET RIVER | WESTERN AUSTRALIA
Lastly, for the ultimate romantic getaway, go visit the Margaret River in Western Australia. La Forêt Enchantée is the most magical spot set on 10 acres of renaissance inspired gardens. You will feel like you walked into a fairy tale. This spot offers two secluded cabins that you can choose from, resplendent and large luxurious marble bathrooms. In addition to that, you can have a private chef cook for you and you can take a helicopter flight over the beautiful scenery.
All things considered, Australia truly offers a lot of romantic getaways and destination for couples who want to spend some quality time together, bathe in luxury and enjoy the nice views. So, which one will you pick?