Everybody or every couple has a different idea for their best romantic getaway – It can be time spent in pristine white sandy beaches, adventure in the wilderness, spending time in beautiful national parks, camping and hike on mountains, time spent in a scenic boat ride, exotic rainforest lodges, taking amazing wineries tour or candlelight dinner in a romantic sunset.
The best part is that Australia has a lot of diversity, a wide range of surroundings and locations which offers romantic escapes for everyone.
I have picked here the most 6 romantic getaways that Australia has to offer. So now what you waiting for, choose one of your favourite romantic getaways in Australia, book, pack and goooo!!!
Romantic Getaways in Hamilton Island, Queensland
Hamilton Island is one of the most popular, luxurious, romantic escapes, nested in the Great Barrier Reef in Queensland. It is considered as the best honeymoon island and a dream destination for romantic getaways in Australia.
It’s in Whitsunday Islands, a car free island full of bushland, fringed by tropical coral reef and its perfect romantic island just like you have imagined in your dream. Find exotic corals, beautiful marine life while enjoying scuba diving with your love.
Have you ever heard of Heart Reef? No? Can you believe there is a reef, a completely natural formation of heart shaped close to Hamilton Island? Every romantic couple who visits Hamilton Island should see the Heart Reef. Surprise your partner with a helicopter flight over Heart Reef and enjoy the stunning reef on crystal clear and turquoise blue water.
There are plenty of things to do in Hamilton Island including soaking your feet in pristine water, sunbath one of the best beach , romantic dinner in world class restaurant, relax and unwind in a spa and thrilling adventures and activities on the Island.
Romantic Getaways in Hunter Valley, New South Wales
Tired of busy life in Sydney? Want to escape nearby for few days and enjoy a romantic getaway? Hunter Valley offers a perfect romantic getaway with a renowned spa, enchanting Hunter Valley Gardens, rolling vineyards, view of stunning sunrise in hot air balloon ride before returning for a gourmet champagne breakfast and offers many more stunning locations thus making it perfect for relaxation and romance.
Animal lovers can enjoy a peaceful and calming atmosphere while visiting or staying in farmstays. Helicopter ride to see a spectacular view of Hunter Valley should be on your to do list.
Enjoy a romantic candlelight dinner and spoil your loved one with world famous, premium wine and gourmet food.
Romantic Getaways in Sunshine Coast, Queensland
Tired of giving glowers and boxes of gifts to your partner? Want to go for some romantic getaway then book your accommodation in a hotel, cottage and lounge in the idyllic Sunshine Coast. Romance is more than just wasting money on expensive items.
One of the most ravishing and one of the best beaches in the world is Noosa main beach. Turquoise blue-green and warm water, golden sand, always sunny and well sheltered makes it a perfect way to relax on the beach.
Couples who like adventures can spend time in water sports activities like surf, kayak, swim with humpback, Jetpack and Board or skydiving over 15,000ft over the stunning beach.
Couples who want to relax can explore spas & retreats or do shopping in boutique shops, wander the coastal walk or tour of the farm, couple who loves music can even enjoy 4 days music festivals.
Sunshine Coast offers everything for all couples who have different choices and that makes it one of the best romantic getaways in Australia.
Romantic Getaways in Barossa Valley, South Australia
The Barossa Valley is a well-known wine-producing region, a great destination to have wine and dine, holding hand of your partner, sitting underneath the big open sky of the beautiful Barossa Valley in South Australia.
It’s home to luxurious and most romantic Hotels in South Australia where couples can relax, retreat and enjoy a great time. Couples can enjoy a sunrise picnic breakfast with kangaroos in the native bushland in Barossa Valley.
You can see the whole valley from Menglers Hill Lookout and a short walk from there, you can visit the Barossa Sculpture Park. One of the favourite activities among couples is to hire a vintage car and drive around the valley and if you are lucky you will spot native flora and fauna
Romantic Getaways in Melbourne, Victoria
Why perfect romantic getaway has to be in mountain, valley or isolated places? Personally, I believe that Melbourne is one of the best locations you can take your partner for a romantic getaway.
Beautiful and bright skyline, live music, late night shopping, street food to fine dining experience, one of the best nightlife, the choice of romantic getaways Melbourne has to offer are endless!
Watch stunning sunrise from hot air balloon and you will be amazed to see the beauty of whole Melbourne city. Four course menu, lively atmosphere, and view of beautiful Yarra River by night, all you can enjoy in Spirit of Melbourne (cruising restaurant).
How about horse and carriage rides in Melbourne? It is one the most romantic ride you can take as it passes through the gardens and beauty of the city. I would also love to enjoy a ride with my partner in Luna Park.
For party lovers and couples who love to drink, they can spend a great time in one of the nightclubs, pubs or even enjoy a drink while listening to live music in one of the best restaurants in Melbourne.
Are you looking for romantic ways to propose to your partner in Melbourne? All you have to do is look up to breathtaking views of Melbourne city, stroll hand in hand, Eureka Skydeck is becoming famous and the perfect place to propose to your loved one.
Melbourne is cheap holiday destinations and you will discover many more reasons to enjoy a romantic getaway.
Romantic Getaways in Byron Bay, New South Wales
Gorgeous moonlit soft sandy beaches, turquoise waters and fine dining restaurants, the perfect place for romance and to stroll along hand-in-hand. It’s one of the best places in Australia to watch the sunrise.
Thousands of visitors visit the lighthouse which offers a gorgeous view of the Mountains and valley and its best place to enjoy an amazing time you’re your loved one.
Sitting under a beautiful skyline, looking at bright stars and listening to the sound of waves on the beach is one the most romantic thing you can do.
To make your relationship more thrilling, you can enjoy sun kissing water during sunset while enjoying a drink in the company of your partner on a sunset cruise. One of the best gourmet food, couple spa, accompany your partner in hot air balloon while looking at gorgeous sunrise, all these you can enjoy in Byron Bay.
Summary of 6 Romantic Getaways in Australia
- Hamilton Island : – It is considered as the best honeymoon island and a dream destination for romantic getaways in Australia.
- Hunter Valley :- Hunter Valley offers a perfect romantic getaway with a renowned spa, enchanting Hunter Valley Gardens, rolling vineyards, view of stunning sunrise in hot air balloon ride.
- Sunshine Coast : – Turquoise blue-green and warm water, golden sand, always sunny and well sheltered makes it a perfect way to relax on the beach.
- Barossa Valley : – The Barossa Valley is a well-known wine-producing region, a great destination to have wine and dine, holding hand of your partner, sitting underneath the big open sky of the beautiful Barossa Valley in South Australia.
- Melbourne : – Beautiful and bright skyline, live music, late night shopping, street food to fine dining experience, one of the best nightlife, the choice of romantic getaways Melbourne has to offer are endless!
- Byron Bay : – Gorgeous moonlit soft sandy beaches, turquoise waters and fine dining restaurants, the perfect place for romance and to stroll along hand-in-hand.