Our top 14 romantic hotels are close enough for a weekend away or far enough for a true getaway from it all.
Just the two of you. A glass of wine. A little luxury. Complete Seclusion.
It’s time to reconnect and reconfirm your love with an ideal place to escape and rejuvenate.
FIJI – Tropical Romance
5 nights at Sheraton Fiji Resort >>
Relax together under a warm tropical sun as you enjoy all that Fiji has on offer. Glorious golden sunsets as you stroll hand in hand along a secluded beach. Champagne and decadent dining, rose petals and indulgent spa massages could all await you in tropical Fiji.
WHITSUNDAY, HAMILTON ISLAND, Queensland – Island Hideaway
4 nights at Whitsunday Apartments >>
Treat your someone special to a blissfully romantic Whitsunday getaway. Hamilton Island offers more than enough to create romance from gourmet dining and tropical breakfasts, blue skies and ocean breezes, contemporary island accommodation, sunset sailing and views that go on forever.
MARGARET RIVER, Western Australia – Romantic Region
3 nights in Margaret River Region >>
What’s not to love? Delight in sumptuous surroundings and unbeatable scenery as you enjoy the pleasure of each other’s company in this romantic of regions. From stretches of sandy beaches, an enchanted forest and row upon row of grape-laden vineyards to handmade chocolates, fresh-caught local seafood and gourmet cuisine. You and your love will love the chilled out vibe here.
COOK ISLANDS – Secluded Paradise
5 nights at Castaway Resort >>
Coconut palms sway in the warm tropical breezes beside white sand beaches and a brilliant blue lagoon. Swim side by side as you discover the beautiful reefs filled with tropical fish and colourful corals. Its time to stay and play on the stunning Cook Islands.
BROOME, Western Australia – A Faraway Romance
3 nights at Mantra Frangipani >>
This is your faraway retreat from the everyday that is sure to rekindle your passionate sparks. Walk hand in hand along the seemingly endless pristine white sands of Cable Beach, or take a passing camel trek for something a little different! Watch a fire-sun set over a jewel blue sea in vibrant oranges, brilliant pinks, rich reds and finally give way to violet purples of a star-dotted velvet sky. And, as the gateway to the western Kimberley, Broome is ripe for exploration, getting in touch with nature or the ultimate in relaxation.
ADELAIDE HILLS, South Australia – Wine & Dine Indulgence
3 nights at Mount Lofty House MGallery by Sofitel >>
Luxurious retreat set amongst a rural landscape of vineyards and fruit orchards. It’s a stunning backdrop for romance, luxury and indulging all of your whims. Crisp dry whites and award winning mellow reds sit side by side regional cheeses, organic cured meats and delectable desserts. Perfect for a couples picnic.
CRADLE MOUNTAIN, Tasmania – In Harmony with Nature
3 nights at Peppers Cradle Mountain >>
Take your partner into a world of your own to the experience pristine wilderness of stunning Cradle Mountain. Enjoy luxury accommodation, a snuggle by a roaring fire, gourmet cuisine, well deserved pampering and more – all blended with the tranquillity of nature for a truly personal hideaway. This intimate romantic getaway is guaranteed to flame the passion, indulge the senses and reenergize the soul.
HAWKE’S BAY, New Zealand – Love Charms
4 nights at The Crown Hotel Napier >>
Specifically for starry-eyed couples in love, Hawke’s Bay oozes romance and togetherness. Celebrate with culinary pleasures and exceptional wines from local wineries, climb aboard the Hawke’s Bay Express to explore the charm of Napier’s art deco architecture, take a tandem skydive or picnic in a hot air balloon, view Lake Taupo on a helicopter ride or wander among the gentle vineyards that are definitely making a name for themselves. Be inspired.
SYDNEY, New South Wales – A Fine Romance
3 nights at The Ultimo >>
Are you in the mood for romance? Why not celebrate your love in the fast paced fun of a big city. It starts with breakfast in bed, or an early morning run beside the stunning harbour foreshore under the arching Harbour Bridge. Stroll through Sydney’s shopping mecca, visit the tranquil Chinese Gardens in Darling Harbour or take in a show at the iconic Opera House then cocktails and dancing til dawn. All you need to ask is what’s your scene?
PORT DOUGLAS, Queensland – Reef and Rainforest Tranquillity
4 nights at Oaks Lagoon >>
Sunshine filled days followed by balmy tropical nights are just the trick for two.
Relax completely or get your adventure hat on – it’s really up to you. Laze by the pool and soak up some sun, wander through cool, green Daintree Rainforest, snorkel and dive the world-famous Great Barrier Reef with all it’s marine wonders, visit the markets or join a helicopter safari to a secluded island cay just the two of you.
DARWIN, Northern Territory – A Wild Romance
3 nights at Mantra Pandanas >>
Discover a wild romance and a little adventure on a getaway to Darwin. Enjoy a little adventure with a helicopter ride over the outback, climb into the “Cage of Death” and get up close and personal with a croc, picnic by a waterfall in nearby Litchfield National Park or extend for a few more days more and discover the real Kakadu. Then, as the sun sets in the west, grab a deckchair for an outdoor movie or gaze skywards to see the shining stars and brilliant moon come out to play – you will see it’s just perfect for a night of stargazing and romance.
MELBOURNE, Victoria – Cosmopolitan Magic
3 nights at WRAP on Southbank >>
Theatres. Dining. Shopping Mecca. If your lover is a style fashionista then this is the place for you. Get your magic on as you shop among the unique boutiques in the laneways of Melbourne’s metropolis. Reconnect over coffee and cake, explore the Queen Victoria markets , go to the theatre or visit an art gallery… you could even wander through the botanic gardens or sun yourselves on a river cruise on the Yarra. Cosmopolitan Melbourne is open for you both.
HUNTER VALLEY, New South Wales – Indulgent Love
4 nights at Oaks Cypress Lakes Resort >>
Boasting some of the best wineries in Australia, the Hunter Valley is a few short hours north of Sydney and perfect destination for an intimate weekend for two. Go hot air ballooning, ride horses, spot local wildlife, take a cooking class together or indulge yourselves at a day spa. Well known Pokolbin, charming Lovedale, out of the way Wollombi and beyond all invite you to visit their cellar doors for that taste of award-winning rich reds, sparkling wines that tickle the nose and the very sippable Chardonnays, Semillons, Verdelhos and many more. The Hunter is waiting.
QUEENSTOWN, New Zealand – Adventurous Love
4 nights at Mercure Queenstown Resort >>
A romantic getaway doesn’t all have to be relaxation and spa’s (although they are on offer too). Head on down to New Zealand’s South island, one of the most pristine regions on earth and a mecca for those who are looking for more out of life. The pair of you could climb snow-peaked mountains, kayak through fjords, hike through untouched National Parks, jetboat in the back country and dive from Kawarau Bridge on a bungy ride together. Then fire up the romance with candlelight, a glass of bubbly and cuddling in front of an warm open fireplace – if you step outside you may just catch the colours of Aurora Australis in the sky.
Now that’s what I call romance!
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