Sydney, resplendent day or night, is easy to love. But, if you’re looking to escape the rush of the city for a weekend getaway in country New South Wales, you’ve come to the right place. We’ve handpicked a collection of the best weekend getaways in NSW that are perfect for a luxury escape from Sydney with family or friends. Each of these luxury retreats promises plenty of rest and relaxation for your next weekend away, and all are within a few hours drive of Sydney’s CBD.

These weekend escapes from Sydney are perfect for groups of families and friends. For more intimate properties for couples, check out our list of the Top Romantic Getaways in NSW

1. Emirates One&Only Wolgan Valley

Wolgan Valley, Blue Mountains

Indulge in the ultimate sanctuary of privacy and comfort at Emirates One&Only Wolgan Valley, an ultra-luxury resort set in the Greater Blue Mountains.

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2. The Headland by Dovecote

Gerringong, South Coast

A stunning architectural masterpiece, The Headland is a 4-bedroom holiday home on the picturesque NSW South Coast that caters for up to 8 guests.

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3. Spicers Sangoma Retreat

Bowen Mountain, Blue Mountains

Nestled in the foothills of the Blue Mountains, Spicers Sangoma Retreat is the ultimate luxury hideaway, just a 70 minute drive from Sydney.

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4. Soul of Gerringong

Gerringong, South Coast

Soul of Gerringong is a luxurious beach house just over an hour from Sydney. It features a total of 10 bedrooms spread over 2 main houses.

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Macmasters Beach House

5. Macmasters Beach House​

Macmasters Beach, Central Coast

A quiet seaside haven, Macmasters Beach House is a gorgeous home with 4 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms, perfect for a weekend family vacation.

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6. Anchorage Port Stephens

Corlette, Mid-North Coast

With a beautiful Hamptons-style, The Anchorage Hotel & Spa is a luxurious seaside escape, perfect for weekend getaways and intimate corporate events.

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7. Seidler House

Joadja, Southern Highlands

The Seidler House is an exquisite four bedroom luxury holiday home that boasts majestic views over the New South Wales Southern Highlands.

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8. Spicers Vineyards Estate

Pokolbin, Hunter Valley

Located in the tranquil heart of the Hunter Valley, Spicers Vineyards Estate features twelve spacious and luxury suites perfect for a weekend getaway.

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9. Bells at Killcare Boutique Hotel & Spa

Killcare Heights, Central Coast

Located just one hour north of Sydney, Bells at Killcare is a boutique hotel offering superb accommodation, an award-winning restaurant & spa.

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10. Calabash Bay Lodge

Berowra Waters, Sydney & Northern Beaches

Perfectly located on the Hawkesbury River, Calabash Bay Lodge is a boutique luxury 4 bedroom retreat ideal for relaxing in the Australian wilderness.

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11. The Glasshouse MacMasters Beach

Macmasters Beach, Central Coast

Escape the city bustle at The Glasshouse in MacMasters Beach, a modern & spacious 5 bedroom home with a pool, tennis court and expansive grounds.

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12. Hunter Valley Lodge & Retreat

Nulkaba, Hunter Valley

Perfect for large families or groups, The Hunter Valley Lodge & Retreat is an amazing luxury retreat with 11 bedrooms in the heart of the wine region.

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13. Waldara Farm

Edith, Blue Mountains

A perfect destination for events and family gatherings, Waldara is an 800-acre country property tucked in the picturesque Central Tablelands.

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14. Eagleview Park

Foxground, South Coast

A modern countryside retreat for groups of up to 12, The House at Eagleview Park boasts 5 bedrooms and a superb location on the NSW South Coast.

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15. Tharah

Mount View, Hunter Valley

Experience the warmth and comfort of Tharah, a remarkable country retreat in Mount View that is ideal for an extended family or group of up to 22.

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16. Evanslea

Mudgee, Country NSW

Surrounded by beautiful gardens and country charm, Evanslea is a luxury boutique accommodation for families or large groups.

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17. Wilburra

Kangaroo Valley, South Coast

Set within 40 hectares of bushland & comfortably accommodating up to 10 guests, Wilburra is one of Kangaroo Valley’s most prestigious properties.

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18. Tanja Lagoon Camp

Tanja, South Coast

Tanja Lagoon Camp takes glamping to the next level. Feel at one with nature in the safari-like tents set in the Mimosa Rocks National Park.

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19. The Mackenzie

Tamarama, Sydney & Northern Beaches

Situated directly opposite Mackenzie Beach, The Mackenzie is a 4 bedroom coastal home near the famous Bondi Beach, ideal for a weekend getaway.

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20. Fairmont Resort & Spa Blue Mountains

Leura, Blue Mountains

Set in the World Heritage-listed Blue Mountains, the Fairmont Resort is a fabulous luxury hotel ideal for weekend escapes and family holidays.

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Looking for the perfect accommodation for a weekend getaway from Sydney? Browse our full collection of luxury retreats in New South Wales. If you require any assistance in helping you book your perfect weekend away in NSW, contact one of our friendly Getaway Specialists.