If you’re looking to rekindle romance, there’s no better place than Queensland for a romantic getaway. Fall in love all over again while strolling golden beaches, exploring the ancient Daintree Rainforest, or diving undersea on the Great Barrier Reef. Or, for somewhere a little quieter, head to the beautiful hinterlands where you can enjoy plenty of privacy while surrounded by lush tropical greenery. Whichever region in Queensland you choose for your next escape, you’re sure to find the best couples retreats, romantic rainforest resorts, and private luxury villas right here.
1. InterContinental Hayman Island Resort
Hayman Island, The Whitsundays
Indulge in an iconic private island experience at InterContinental Hayman Island Resort, a stunning destination in the heart of the Great Barrier Reef.
Hamilton Island, The Whitsundays
Located on the exclusive Hamilton Island, qualia is a private luxury world class resort offering a sensory experience in the beautiful Whitsundays.
3. Orpheus Island
Orpheus Island, Great Barrier Reef
An exclusive island escape on the Great Barrier Reef, Orpheus Island is an all-inclusive resort that offers luxury accommodation ideal for couples.
4. Elysian Retreat
Long Island, The Whitsundays
A romantic and all-inclusive getaway with spectacular views and beachside location, Elysian Retreat is the perfect destination for couples.
5. Silky Oaks Lodge
Mossman, The Daintree
Silky Oaks Lodge is one of Australia’s premier luxury lodges overlooking an idyllic lagoon on the edge of the Mossman Gorge in the tropical north.
6. Lizard Island
Lizard Island, Great Barrier Reef
Located right on the Great Barrier Reef, Lizard Island is a luxurious and secluded resort fringed by white beaches and warm turquoise waters.
7. Mt. Mulligan Lodge
Mount Mulligan, Central Queensland
Discover a unique Australian outback experience at Mt. Mulligan Lodge, an all-inclusive luxury lodge set on a private 28,000-hectare property.
8. Spicers Tamarind Retreat
Maleny, Sunshine Coast
Located in the Sunshine Coast Hinterland, Spicers Tamarind Retreat is a luxury private rainforest retreat where Asian style meets the Australian Bush.
9. Thala Beach Nature Reserve
Oak Beach, Port Douglas
Thala Beach Nature Reserve is an award-winning luxury eco-resort ideally located on the Coral Sea in between Cairns and Port Douglas.
10. East Bedarra Island Retreat
Bedarra Island, Great Barrier Reef
Located on the Great Barrier Reef, East Bedarra Island Retreat is a private island getaway for couples seeking the ultimate romantic escape.
11. Misty Mountains Rainforest Retreat
Bellenden Ker, Cairns & Barrier Reef
Exclusively occupied by one couple at a time, Misty Mountains Tropical Rainforest Retreat is a luxury escape tucked away in tropical North Queensland.
12. Glass On Glasshouse
Glass House Mountains, Sunshine Coast
Located just 45 minutes from Brisbane, Glass On Glasshouse is a luxury, romantic & secluded retreat in the Sunshine Coast Hinterland.