Valentine’s Day is all about spending a little extra quality time with the person you care most about, so it’s the perfect time to plan to get away from it all and inject some romance into your life – even if it’s only for a weekend. Get ready to feel the love this year with our exclusive list of the Top 7  Romantic Getaways in Australia(in no particular order).

Valentine getaways in Australia at its best, …read on to find out

BREAKNECK GORGE OIKOS

Daylesford & Surrounds, Victoria

Set on the edge of the gorge, this ridge-hugging modern structure is designed as a sculptural form that leaves a lasting impression. It boasts contemporary interiors with beautiful finishes, designer furniture, and open expanses of glass on three sides displaying the majesty of its surroundings. Breakneck Gorge was recently photographed for entry into the international Dezeen Awards for the best architect, designer and interior designer on the planet.

BREAKNECK GORGE OIKOS

Boasting unparalleled privacy and stunning 360-degree vistas, spending time at this wonderful property will leave you feeling on top of the world.

Bathtub at the BREAKNECK GORGE OIKOS

A destination for lovers of nature, architecture & romance, Breakneck Gorge Oikos is a luxury holiday home with one spacious bedroom in the town of Hepburn Springs. Ideally located just minutes from the main street, this 20-hectare retreat at Elevated Plains is perfect for an intimate weekend getaway or romantic escape.

 

DAINTREE ECOLODGE

Far North, Queensland

DAINTREE ECOLODGE

Think of the Daintree Ecolodge as your romantic cupid, when love blossoms in the rainforest! A retreat on the banks of Daintree River, Daintree EcoLodge & Spa in Jinbirrba Valley celebrates nature & the ancient local culture.

The spa experience at the Daintree Ecolodge

Spoil your loved one this Valentine’s Day in an ancient landscape where time appears to have stood still. Explore the world’s oldest rainforest on a Daintree Rainforest walking tour, or on an exclusive cruise along the Daintree River. The more adventurous can experience an exhilarating zip line tour of the forest canopy. Also, the world-heritage listed Great Barrier Reef and the town of Port Douglas are both less than an hour’s drive from the property.

 

ELYSIAN RETREAT

The Whitsundays, Queensland

The most secluded island retreat in the Whitsundays and the first solar-powered resort on the Great Barrier Reef.

Elysian retreat

This luxurious oceanfront retreat offers seclusion, ultimate comfort, inclusive island activities, and stunning views so you can have the romantic getaway of your dreams. Just steps from the beach and the dazzling sea, Elysian Retreat is surrounded by tranquil Zen gardens, majestic mountains, and the lush rainforest of Australia’s picturesque Whitsunday Islands. A true escape where each day you can choose to idle your time away swinging in the hammock listening to the waves and soaking up the peace, diving into the clear waters or, take a paddleboard or kayak and explore around the uninhabited rest of the island. 

Guest room at the Elysian retreat

 

GLASS ON GLASSHOUSE

South East, Queensland

Situated in the Glass House Mountains in the scenic Sunshine Coast Hinterland, Glass On Glasshouse is a stylish and romantic country retreat designed specifically for couples.

The glass on Glass House

Glass On Glasshouse offers luxurious cottages with a spa bath and a private patio with lovely views of the Glasshouse Mountains. It features massage services and free Wi-Fi.

Inner view of Glass House

The Glasshouse Cottages have wooden floors, floor-to-ceiling windows  and an open plan living space that creates the impression of outdoor living – allowing not only natural light to enter but also the stunning views of both Mount Beerwah and Mount Coonowrin

 

CRYSTAL CREEK RAINFOREST RETREAT

Tweed Valley, Northern Rivers, New South Wales

With an emphasis on privacy, Crystal Creek Rainforest Retreat is the perfect setting for a couples-only romantic getaway with unique accommodation.

Maybe you’re looking for the perfect setting to propose to your lovebird … why not be the next in a long line of happy couples to get engaged here. This superb rainforest retreat is ideally located so you can explore the beautiful surroundings including deep river gorges, lush rolling countryside dotted with quaint townships and endless stretches of pristine beaches. 

 

PAPERBARK CAMP

Sydney, New South Wales

Paperbark Camp glamping offers safari-style luxury camping at its very best. Just south of Sydney on the NSW South Coast, this stunning getaway is near the pristine clear waters and white sand beaches of Jervis Bay.

Paperbark camp

The camp offers a sanctuary for nature lovers to explore, an exceptional blend of food and wine, and luxury African-inspired tented accommodation that truly sets this apart from your regular camping experience

Inside a paperbark tent

 

WHITE GATES COTTAGE

Valley Ranges, Kalorama

If you are looking for a sumptuous romantic break then look no further as White Gates Cottage in Kalorama, which has been lovingly renovated, provides everything you need for a gorgeous getaway. 

External view of the White Gate cottage Kalorama

The comfortable lounge area – with a gas log fire, a cozy couch, and floor cushions – is the ideal spot to spend the afternoon playing games, sipping wine or watching movies. And with the bedroom, a little more than arms reach away you can retreat to the very inviting queen-size bed at your leisure. 

Queen-size bed at the White Gate cottage

The grey palette paired with industrial overtones presents a modern and luxurious finish whilst allowing the true star, nature, to shine. Complete with a free-standing bath and a fully equipped kitchenette you will fall in love with this luxurious cottage perfectly built for two. 

There you have it… so many options to choose from to make your valentine’s experience unforgettable.  Was this article helpful? want to throw more light on any of these getaways? feel free to do so in the comment section below.