Nothing beats a weekend escape with your partner and Australia is blessed to have a number of ideal locations where you can enjoy time with the one you love.
We have compiled a list of the top destinations for couples around the country where you are sure to experience an intimate getaway. Whether you are celebrating something special or simply need a short break together, these destinations are sure to provide you with a refreshing and romantic holiday.
Just outside of Melbourne you will find Australia’s highest concentration of natural mineral springs making it the ideal location for couples seeking a bit of relaxation and pampering. Stay in one of several wellness retreats where you are sure to return home fully rejuvenated. Hire a row boat and take to the waters of Lake Daylesford or take a stroll through Wombat Hill Botanical Gardens, with its manicured lawns and paths, which is located on an extinct volcano. The charming town offers numerous historic buildings and boutique shops to explore that run along streets that provide visitors with vibrant autumn foliage.
Hunter Valley, NSW
Easily reached from Sydney, the Hunter Valley offers much more than just Australia’s oldest wine region. Browse the shops of the Hunter Valley Gardens Shopping Village for quality artisan products or lace up your hiking boots to enjoy a scenic hike through one of the area’s several national parks.
Palm Cove, QLD
Very few places can match the beauty of Queensland’s Daintree Rainforest and Great Barrier Reef. It is no wonder the area is a hotspot for tourism, but there is an alternative to the often busy cities of Cairns and Port Douglas which can offer you and your partner a more private getaway. Palm Cove offers a relaxing village where you’ll enjoy remarkable galleries, boutique shops, wellness facilities, and delectable restaurants with regular bus and shuttle services to Great Barrier Reef Tours and other attractions the area has to offer. You will find a wide array of accommodation options all within walking distance to the area’s beautiful beaches.
Adelaide Hills, SA
Just a short drive from Adelaide’s CBD, you’ll find a much quieter destination to enjoy some quality time with your partner. Adelaide Hills offers a mix of European and Aussie style when it comes to architecture and cuisine. Drop into one of the region’s numerous cellar doors where you’ll taste some of the finest cool-climate wines paired with excellent food made with the freshest produce. Get lost in the fairytale landscapes, do some berry picking, or seek out the area’s abundant wildlife.
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