Planning a secluded romantic getaway from Sydney can be time-consuming, especially if you’re looking for the very best romantic accommodation that New South Wales has to offer. Luckily, we’ve done the hard work for you with our list of the Top Romantic Getaways in NSW. These intimate couples retreats right across New South Wales have been carefully curated to ensure that your romantic getaway from Sydney is a memorable one. If you’re looking for the best couples accommodation in NSW, you’ve come to the right place.

TIP: If you’re looking for larger properties that are suitable for a family or small group, see our handpicked list of the Top Weekend Getaways in NSW.

Watsons Bay Boutique Hotel

15. Watsons Bay Boutique Hotel, Sydney

If you’re looking for something closer to Sydney, Watsons Bay Boutique Hotel is perfect for those in search of endless summers, postcard panoramas and unhurried happiness. Here you can spend chilled afternoons by the waterfront before retiring to your elegant room with beautiful water views.

Snohus 1

14. Snohus 1, Snowy Mountains

Nestled in the heart of Crackenback, Snohus 1 is a cute self-contained apartment with high-end appliances, underfloor heating and a cosy gas fireplace. With gorgeous nature, mountains and bike paths at your doorstep, this property is the perfect place for your next trip to the stunning Snowy Mountains.

Chateau Elan

13. Chateau Elan At The Vintage, Hunter Valley

Surrounded by rolling vineyards and overlooking manicured fairways, Chateau Elan At The Vintage is an award-winning golf & spa resort in the beautiful Hunter Valley. Choose from luxury spa suites and self-contained villas that promise absolute comfort, privileged spa access and total privacy.

Nimbo Fork Lodge

12. Nimbo Fork Lodge, Snowy Valleys

Located at the northern end of Kosciusko National Park, Nimbo Fork cottages and suites are perfect for a romantic escape. Surrounded by spectacular landscapes and breathtaking views, the lodge boasts a flawless combination of raw natural beauty, luxury and tradition that guarantees a memorable stay.

Banjara Retreat

11. Banjara Retreat, Blue Mountains

The 2 architect-designed suites at Banjara Retreat in Bilpin are the ideal spot for a private and tranquil getaway in the Blue Mountains. Here you can snuggle up on the deck with a glass of bubbles while taking in the views of the rolling green meadows and the Wollemi National Park beyond.

Bannisters Pavilion

10. Bannisters Pavilion Mollymook, South Coast

Situated just 80 metres from the shores of Mollymook Beach, Bannisters Pavilion boasts stylish, beach-chic rooms and suites that are the perfect choice for a coastal getaway. The Pavilion promises a laidback escape where you can spend sunny days poolside and eat and drink in the relaxed tree-top atmosphere of The Rooftop Bar & Grill.

Anchorage Port Stephens

9. The Anchorage Hotel & Spa, Port Stephens

Experience Hamptons-chic luxury and seaside style at its finest at The Anchorage Hotel & Spa in Port Stephens. With gorgeous guest rooms to choose from, a renowned restaurant serving world-class food, and an insanely luxurious day spa, this is the stuff romantic dreams are made of.

99 Acres Bangalow

8. 99 Acres Bangalow, Byron Bay Hinterland

Situated upon one of the highest ridges in Bangalow, 99 Acres Retreat offers an elegant escape from everyday life and is the perfect base from which to explore the gorgeous Byron Hinterland. Stay in one of the 5 luxurious rooms in the main guesthouse or, for more privacy, choose one of the 4 self-contained villas.

voco Kirkton Park

7. voco Kirkton Park, Hunter Valley

Discover a world of nature, fine wine and good food at voco Kirkton Park in the Hunter Valley. Here you can enjoy your morning coffee wrapped in a fluffy robe or a sunset wine on your private balcony while taking in the picturesque landscape of the Hunter Valley and Brokenback Ranges.

Bangalay Luxury Villas

6. Bangalay Luxury Villas, South Coast

Nestled amid lush trees and fairways, Bangalay Luxury Villas offer 16 luxury, self-contained villas in Shoalhaven that are ideal for couples. Inspired by the region’s unspoilt natural beauty, these stylish villas are the epitome of laid-back luxury South Coast accommodation.

Spicers Guesthouse

5. Spicers Guesthouse, Hunter Valley

A luxe boutique hotel located in the heart of the Hunter Valley, Spicers Guesthouse is a favourite for those looking for relaxed, laid-back luxury. Here you can enjoy world-class food and wine against a backdrop of rolling vineyards & mountain ranges before retiring to your luxuriously appointed guest room.

Atlantic Byron Bay

4. The Atlantic Byron Bay, North Coast

Designed especially for couples, The Atlantic is a stylish boutique accommodation located in the heart of popular Byron Bay. When you’re back from exploring the delights of Byron, you can soak up the sun on the lawn, relax under a palm tree and enjoy the balmy evenings around the fire pit with fellow guests.

Cedars Mount View

3. Cedars Mount View, Hunter Valley

Cedars Mount View offers a collection of four gorgeous villas in the beautiful Hunter Valley, just two hours from Sydney. Surrounded by native forests & beautiful mountain views, each self-contained villa boasts a private balcony, a gas log fireplace, a spa or deep-soak bath, and breakfast provisions for each morning.

Spicers Sangoma Retreat

2. Spicers Sangoma Retreat, Blue Mountains

Nestled on the edge of Blue Mountains National Park, Spicers Sangoma Retreat is an intimate boutique hotel with only 5 luxurious suite types to choose from. Catering to adults-only, the rates at Sangoma are all-inclusive, which means that your breakfast, lunch and dinner are all included along with drinks and minibar.

Emirates One&Only Wolgan Valley

1. Emirates One&Only Wolgan Valley, Greater Blue Mountains

If you’re celebrating a special occasion, you really can’t go past Emirates One&Only Wolgan Valley. This ultra-luxe, all-inclusive resort offers a unique blend of luxury, wildlife, natural beauty and conservation that is hard to beat. You’ll love the rustic-chic villas that feature private pools, verandahs, fireplaces, bathtubs & plenty of included activities.

Want more options for your romantic getaway in New South Wales? Check out our full collection of Romantic Accommodation in New South Wales.

Image credit: Emirates One&Only Wolgan Valley


Mat is a self-confessed travel addict who has lived and travelled extensively around the world. One of the co-founders of View Retreats, he has a passion for impressive architecture, interior design, and exceptional service …. which, unsurprisingly, are all the hallmarks of the View Retreats collection!