If you’re searching for the perfect romantic getaway to spend quality time with your special someone, celebrate an anniversary, or have the best proposal ever – then look no further! From luxurious beachside hideaways to secluded country escapes with heart-warming open fires, our hand-picked collection of the Top 50 Romantic Getaways in Australia in 2018 is designed especially for intimacy and relaxation. Situated in idyllic locations, each of these gorgeous retreats is self-contained and offers the perfect backdrop to connect and rekindle the flames of romance.
1. Kurrajong Retreat, Hepburn Springs, VIC
Countryside escapes don’t get much more private or more intimate than a stay at the gorgeous Kurrajong Retreat in Hepburn Springs. Read more.
2. The Villas of Byron, Byron Bay, NSW
Sometimes, you just want to find a haven that’s quiet, peaceful, and away from all the distractions life throws at you. At The Villas of Byron, you’ll discover a truly secluded and intimate sanctuary — your own little piece of heaven on earth. Read more.
3. Clifftop at Hepburn, Hepburn Springs, VIC
Located in Hepburn Springs, just an hour away from Melbourne, Clifftop at Hepburn offers guests a truly unique holiday experience. Read more.
4. The Frames, Riverland, SA
Rejuvenate and relax at The Frames, a secluded luxury retreat that boasts three opulent hideaways in a private and intimate location created exclusively for couples. Read more.
5. Crystal Creek Rainforest Retreat, Tweed Valley, NSW
For a honeymoon, birthday, anniversary, or just an escape from life’s hectic pace… Crystal Creek Rainforest Retreat is the ideal location for a relaxing getaway. Read more.
6. Sticky Rice Villas,
You don’t have to drive far from Adelaide to escape to somewhere truly private and romantic. Just 20 minutes from the city centre, you’ll find the award-winning Sticky Rice Villas — three gorgeous self-contained villas in Stirling that provides couples a quiet, relaxing & romantic experience. Read more.
7. Cedars Mount View,
Offering true indulgent luxury and absolute privacy, Cedars Mount View is nestled among tranquil surrounds and over 40 acres of beautiful wild bush in the majestic Hunter Valley region. Read more.
8. The Buckland Luxury Retreat,
Set amid 40 acres of rolling countryside, surrounded by vineyards and chestnut groves, The Buckland Luxury Retreat is the ultimate luxury high country retreat for couples. Read more.
9. White Gates Cottage,
Escape city life and experience pure stylish luxury at White Gates Cottage, a private romantic retreat situated in the Dandenong Ranges just a short stroll from the National Park and Olinda Falls. Read more.
10. Banjara Retreat,
Overlooking Wollemi National Park in the majestic Blue Mountains, Banjara Retreat boasts two luxury suites where you can embrace seclusion and indulgence, just an hour and a half drive Northwest of Sydney. Read more.
11. Nord House,
An oasis of contemporary Scandinavian design blended with luxurious touches, Nord House is a gorgeous holiday home with three stylishly appointed and spacious bedrooms in Red Hill on the Mornington Peninsula. Read more.
12. Mount Olive,
Boasting beautiful views that extend along Doctors Gully, Mount Olive is a unique and luxurious holiday home just a short stroll away from the centre of Daylesford. Read more.
13. The Peninsula Experience – The Boat House,
Private, luxurious and exclusive, The Peninsula Experience is a piece of paradise nestled in the beauty and tranquillity of Tasmania’s Huon Valley. Read more.
14. Elira 2,
Situated in a quiet and peaceful area of Daylesford, Elira 2 is a modern one bedroom accommodation that has been built with couples in mind. Read more.
15. Misty Mountains Tropical Rainforest Retreat,
Cocooned within the beauty of the North Queensland wilderness at the foot of mighty Mount Bellenden Ker, Misty Mountains Tropical Rainforest Retreat is a luxury eco-friendly hideaway that is exclusively occupied by just one couple at a time. Read more.
16. Glass on Glasshouse,
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. Read more.
17. Baynton Cottage,
Featuring superbly appointed furnishings and a romantic formal garden, this beautiful cottage is situated high upon the exclusive enclave of Mt.Gibraltar. Read more.
18. Cottonwood Cottage,
Situated on 61 private acres below the Dorrigo World Heritage National Park, Cottonwood Cottage is a secluded and luxurious retreat that offers its guests a peaceful and unique experience amidst stunning surroundings. Read more.
19. Hepburn Spa Pavilion Saffron 2,
Sat right on the edge of Wombat State Forest in the heart of spa country, Saffron Spa Pavilion is a luxury eco-friendly hideaway just a gentle walk from the beautiful town of Hepburn Springs. Read more.
20. Big Blue Backyard,
If you are searching for a romantic retreat where you and your loved one can relax, reconnect and enjoy some quality time together, then look no further than the peaceful and private escape of Big Blue Backyard, located on the picturesque Mornington Peninsula. Read more.
21. Botanica Editions,
Set within Botanica Edition’s carefully considered landscaped garden, these two self-catering retreats offer guests a peaceful sanctuary from the busyness of life. Read more.
22. Pike River Luxury Villas,
Beautifully located on 15 acres of riverfront, perched high above the river, the Pike River Luxury Villas have been carefully designed to offer the highest quality of luxury while paying special attention to deliver environmentally friendly and sustainable accommodation full of romance and serenity. Read more.
23. Polperro Villas,
Nestled amongst the vines of a stunning 25-acre working vineyard, Polperro Villas are four beautiful luxury studios in the heart of the famous Red Hill wine region on the Mornington Peninsula. Read more.
24. The Blackwood Sassafras,
Situated in the heart of the picturesque Sassafras village, The Blackwood is a superb one bedroom luxury mountain retreat in the Dandenong Ranges. Read more.
25. Rocky Hills Retreat,
Set high on a hill south of Swansea overlooking the beautiful Great Oyster Bay and Maria Island, Rocky Hills Retreat is a contemporary intimate escape ideal for couples looking to getaway to the country and relax amongst nature. Read more.
Retreat to the scenic Spa Country town of Daylesford and enjoy your own private hideaway at Halcyon – a two bedroom, self-contained luxury villa. Read more.
27. Lavender Blue Cottage,
Located about an hour’s drive south of Melbourne, Lavender Blue Cottage is a luxurious English country-style home in the idyllic hinterland of the Mornington Peninsula. Read more.
28. Bedarra Island Villa,
Indulge in sublime luxury and experience pure heaven at Bedarra Island Villa, a luxurious beach house located on the shores of the secluded East Bedarra Island. Read more.
29. Matisse Cottage,
Nestled in the heart of Montrose at the gateway to the Yarra Valley, Matisse Cottage is a stylish and delightfully decorated holiday home with one fabulous bedroom and a private garden. Read more.
30. Red Earth Clay,
Set in a tranquil country setting, Red Earth Clay is a luxurious and spacious cottage located in the popular township of Daylesford. Read more.
31. Villa Rochford,
Situated in the centre of a tranquil six-acre property in Kellevie in South East Tasmania, Villa Rochford is a charming two bedroom villa ideal for one or two couples or a family of five. Read more.
32. Blue Peter Beach House,
An enchanting escape set on the stunning Lord Howe Island, Blue Peter Beach House is only a short flight from Sydney or Brisbane, but definitely feels like a world away from the frenetic energy of the city. Read more.
33. Toraja Luxury,
Centrally located to Byron Bay and the popular village of Bangalow, Toraja Luxury is a stunning executive holiday home, perfectly positioned to take full advantage of the exquisite ocean views. Read more.
34. Lakeside Villas at Crittenden Estate,
Positioned on the edge of a lake and next to a beautiful vineyard, the Lakeside Villas at Crittenden Estate offer a luxurious retreat in the renowned wine and holiday region of the Mornington Peninsula. Read more.
Sitting on a prime spot in the heart of Hepburn Springs, Illoura is an idyllic and elegant cottage retreat within walking distance to local shops and restaurants. Read more.
36. Valleyfield Escape,
Nestled in a picturesque valley close to the village of Wollombi, Valleyfield Escape is a one bedroom luxury villa, located just an hour and a half drive from Newcastle. Read more.
37. Cladich Pavilions,
Nestled among tall stringybark eucalypts, Cladich Pavilions offer a tranquil luxury hideaway within the bushland of the Adelaide Hills. Read more.
38. Harts Lane Haus,
Modern, yet classic in style, Harts Lane Haus is a beautiful Welsh cottage located in the picturesque township of Daylesford. Read more.
39. Barossa Pavilions,
Located on a stunning private hillside in the Barossa Valley, Barossa Pavilions is a luxury country retreat with six freestanding self-contained pavilions situated on 75 tranquil acres. Read more.
40. Casa La Vina,
A hidden gem in the heart of the Hunter Valley wine region, Casa La Vina consists of three exclusive villas that reflect the rustic, western feel of Santa Fe in New Mexico. Read more.
41. Twilight Cottage,
Located less than an hour away from Melbourne CBD, Twilight Cottage is a luxury mountain retreat in the heart of the stunning and tranquil Dandenong Ranges. Read more.
42. Chandeliers on Abbey,
Lush, beautiful gardens surround Chandeliers On Abbey, a luxury couples retreat and exclusive wedding venue at the heart of the Margaret River wine region. Read more.
43. Woolrich Retreat – Cottage,
Nestled amongst five-acres of historic woodlands, Woolrich Retreat is a secluded romantic hideaway with beautiful views of the majestic Dandenong Ranges. Read more.
44. Breakneck Gorge Retreat,
Perched atop a hill with breath-taking 360 panoramic views of Mount Franklin and Daylesford, Breakneck Gorge Retreat is a unique one bedroom studio just ten minutes from the town of Hepburn Springs. Read more.
45. Coastal Pods,
Nestled on the banks of the Inglis River, the Coastal Pods offer unique seaside accommodation in the town of Wynyard in North West Tasmania. Read more.
46. Daylesford Spa Villa 5,
A stylish contemporary villa, with views over Doctor’s Gully and surrounded by lush greenery, Daylesford Spa Villa 5 is a fantastic retreat that has been designed especially for couples. Read more.
47. Mountain Element Retreats,
Take time out of your busy schedule and escape to Mountain Element Retreats, a contemporary one bedroom self-contained villa located in the heart of the Dandenong Ranges. Read more.
48. Blue Cliffs Retreat,
Located in the heart of Australia’s Spa Country near the vibrant towns of Hepburn Springs and Daylesford, Blue Cliffs Retreat is a relaxing and romantic accommodation designed specifically for couples. Read more.
49. Shanleys Huon Valley,
Exclusively and privately yours, Shanleys Huon Valley retreat is a homely one bedroom villa located just 50 minutes south of Hobart. Read more.
50. Camel Beach House,
Nestled among the sand dunes of a secluded beach, Camel Beach House is an idyllic coastal retreat on the remote Eyre Peninsula in South Australia. Read more.
Looking for more lavish and indulgent retreats? Check out our complete collection of Couples Retreats in Australia.
NOTE: The Top 50 list is compiled by the View Retreats team using a combination of website traffic, enquiry levels, booking data & customer feedback. The order of the list is determined using an internal rating system that scores the romantic features & location of each property.