We’ve handpicked the best romantic getaways in Australia, from boutique hotels to luxe B&Bs. So find your perfect escape and put romance on the agenda.
Love is in the air with this collection of über romantic getaways. Featuring luxurious lodges, candlelit cottages and sensuous spa-rooms, each one of these beautiful stays is sure to make your heart skip a beat.
Whether you’re celebrating your anniversary or Valentine’s Day, searching for the perfect place to propose or just want to treat your lover to a romantic escape, the team at Beautiful Accommodation have unlocked the doors to the best couples accommodation in Australia, ready for you to shack up with your special someone.
Explore the rolling landscape and charming cellar doors of the Adelaide Hills, and then head back to your picturesque pavilion to soothe tired legs in a bubbling spa. As the stars grow old and the sun grows cold, share a bottle of wine by the warmth of a crackling log fire, before cuddling up under luxuriously soft sheets in a big, comfy bed.
Let all your cares wash away as you indulge in a secluded and intimate escape at Amala Luxury Villa in Byron Bay. From the evocative Indonesian interiors to the divine day beds overlooking the picture-perfect pool, you will adore every inch of this private couples paradise. Here, time moves slowly, and there's absolutely nothing to distract you from enjoying the moment with your love. What could be more perfect?
Travel to far-flung, exotic plains, or just jump in the car for a refreshing weekend away with these romantic holidays for couples.
Byron Bay (Byron Bay and Surrounds, New South Wales)
Every detail of this hidden gem is designed to cosset a couple in complete luxury and seclusion for the duration of their stay.
Step through a Balinese carved door and over a calming waterway and you enter the very secluded and intimate Amala Luxury Villa. Every detail of this hidden gem is designed to cosset a couple in complete luxury and seclusion for the duration of their stay. Everything you need is here for a luxurious tropical encounter: from the very evocative Indonesian interiors to the sensational heated pool and spa, the da..
Daylesford (Daylesford and the Macedon ranges, Victoria)
Briars Cottage is one of Daylesford’s most romantic retreats, perfect for couples looking for a refreshing spa country escape.
Briars Cottage is one of Daylesford’s best-kept secrets, perfect for couples looking for a refreshing spa country escape. The complimentary bottle of wine and chocolates is a romantic touch, setting the scene for a pleasurable stay. Warm colours decorate the cottage, creating a sense of tranquility that extends to the covered balcony, which features a spa overlooking the beautiful Doctors Gully. Both be..
Bar Point (Sydney Surrounds, New South Wales)
This place is the stuff of lovers' dreams: castaway together on a distant shore, far from the cares of the world and surrounded by idyllic natural beauty.
Amaroo Cottage on the magical Hawkesbury River is the stuff of lovers' dreams: castaway together on a distant shore, far from the cares of the world and surrounded by idyllic natural beauty. The setting is utterly beguiling, the sense of history is enchanting. This charming and lovingly-restored cottage and boathouse date from the early 1900's and are nestled in terraced gardens on the banks of the H..
Fish Creek (Gippsland, Victoria)
Basia Mille is a stunning Tuscan-style escape with extraordinary views across the property's 11-acre vineyard and olive grove to the waters of Waratah Bay, the islands of Bass Strait and the mountains of Wilsons Promontory.
'Basia Mille' is Latin for 'a thousand passionate kisses' and this stunningly situated boutique vineyard escape is bound to stir your passions. The drive through the West Gippsland countryside is lovely enough, but the vista that awaits your arrival at Basia Mille is nothing short of breathtaking. The views take in the dramatic Tuscan-style escape with its extensive stone terracing, across the vineyard and o..
Oxenford (Gold Coast and Hinterland, Queensland)
The night vistas of the Gold Coast hinterland from your table up high at Ruffles Lodge are outrageously romantic, seductive and inspiring.
The night vistas of the Gold Coast hinterland from your table high up at Ruffles Lodge are outrageously romantic, seductive and, yes, inspiring. The stunning outlook is complemented by the splendid gourmet cuisine prepared by executive head chef Francesco Trucco, and the accommodation completes an irresistible picture. Since our last review, Ruffles Lodge has joined the Peppers group, famed for its superlativ..
Seppeltsfield (The Barossa and Clare Valleys, South Australia)
Travelling along Seppeltsfield's avenue of palms surrounded by Australia's most hallowed vineyards makes for a grand approach to this most enchanting retreat.
Travelling along Seppeltsfield's avenue of palms surrounded by Australia's most hallowed vineyards makes for a grand approach to this most enchanting retreat. Nestled within the vineyards that bear fruit for the evocative label 'Seize The Day', Seppeltsfield Vineyard Cottage is peerless. It was not always this way. When the owners first discovered the property with its forlorn 1860s cottage they saw not only the..
Beechworth (High Country, Victoria)
In a town renowned for its heritage architecture and history, StoneTryst Spa Villas has turned Beechworth accommodation on its head by offering three sleek and contemporary villas each designed for one couple to enjoy absolute decadence, relaxation and privacy.
In a town renowned for its heritage architecture and history, StoneTryst Spa Villas has turned Beechworth accommodation on its head by offering three sleek and contemporary villas each designed for one couple to enjoy absolute decadence, relaxation and privacy. The villas are perched on five acres of undulating grounds overlooking Beechworth Gorge, meaning each villa has serene north-facing panoramic views &..
Yarra Valley (Dandenong Ranges and the Yarra Valley, Victoria)
These are true connect-with-nature retreats – ideal for a getaway to refresh with your special someone. Individual and private, each exists in its own carefully curated space.
When the busyness of life gets too much and an escape is essential, Botanica Editions awaits you. Set against the beautiful backdrop of Mt Riddell and Mt Toolebewong amongst stunning landscaped gardens, this haven holds two romantic, secluded retreats – The Willow House and Habitat House. These Yarra Valley homes have been lovingly restored to blend in with their peaceful surrounds. Alongside Healesvill..
Bedarra Island (Cairns, Queensland)
There is nowhere else where you can stand on the deck of a luxury beach house suspended over the Great Barrier Reef and wave to your lover swimming against the backdrop of a string of tropical islands...
In a world where few experiences are truly unique, East Bedarra Island Retreat offers an utterly unforgettable romantic encounter. Nowhere else can you stand on the deck of a luxury beach house suspended over the Great Barrier Reef and wave to your lover as they swim against the backdrop of a string of tropical islands. This is the legacy of what began as an artist’s hideaway in the 1930s, when such a dream c..
Clare (Sevenhill) (The Barossa and Clare Valleys, South Australia)
Not only do guests enjoy this restored heritage gem with its two living areas, wood fire and cosy bedroom, but also the entire garden with its very romantic summer house.
When international award-winning rose authority Walter Duncan met Kay, it's no surprise which flower spoke the language of love. What blossomed between these two passionate gardeners is today expressed in The Heritage Garden fairytale we see today, celebrated each November when the garden opens to the public with proceeds going to charity. Just a decade ago, they started with a bare paddock and a rundown heritag..
Amala Luxury Villa & Buddha Gardens Day Spa (Byron Bay, New South Wales)
Botanica Editions (Yarra Valley, Victoria)
Mimosa Glen (Heathcote, Victoria)
Oceans Mooloolaba (Sunshine Coast, Queensland)
Point of View (Apollo Bay)
The Kirche at Charles Melton (Tanunda)
The Traill (Margaret River)
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