The charm of Melbourne isn’t lost on anyone who visits. After all, it’s meant to be one of the world’s most liveable cities. But, if you’re looking to escape the bright lights of the city for a  weekend away in country Victoria, you’ve come to the right place.

We’ve handpicked a collection of the best weekend getaways from Melbourne that are perfect for a luxury escape with family or friends. Each of these luxury retreats in Victoria promises plenty of rest and relaxation for your next getaway, and all are within a few hours drive of Melbourne’s CBD.

1. Jackalope Hotel

Merricks North, Mornington Peninsula


A boutique hotel set within Willow Creek Vineyard, Jackalope blends art, design, and story telling concepts to create a unique guest experience.

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2. Sky High

Mount Franklin, Daylesford & Surrounds


Sky High is a luxury holiday home with four bedrooms in Mount Franklin. This iconic piece of architecture is an ideal space for families or groups seeking wellness and rejuvenation.

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3. South Hampton Luxury Retreat

Red Hill, Mornington Peninsula


Located on the Mornington Peninsula, South Hampton is a luxury country retreat featuring 3 stunning accommodations for couples, families and groups.

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4. Lake House

Daylesford, Spa Country


Perched on the shores of Lake Daylesford, Lake House is a luxury spa hotel in the heart of Victoria’s Spa Country just 90 minutes from Melbourne.

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5. Campbell Point House

Leopold, Geelong & Bellarine


Campbell Point House is a luxury private estate set on 37 acres on the banks of Lake Connewarra with sweeping views across the Bellarine Peninsula.

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6. The Farm

Pennyroyal, Great Ocean Road


With sprawling views over Pennyroyal Valley and Otway Hinterland, The Farm, located 15 minutes from Lorne offers a tranquil escape for groups of 10.

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7. Nørd House

Red Hill, Mornington Peninsula


Surrounded by award-winning cellar doors and beautiful attractions, Nørd House is a luxe holiday home ideal for families or groups of up to 6.

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8. Morton Brae

Sassafras, Dandenong Ranges


Morton Brae is a three-bedroom luxury cottage in the Dandenong Ranges with modern interiors, serene gardens, and gorgeous outdoor spaces.

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9. Barwidgee

Hepburn Springs, Spa Country


A country retreat blending period features with modern design, Barwidgee has breathtaking views and easy access to the town of Hepburn Springs.

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10. Beekeepers

Tarwin Lower, Phillip Island


An architecturally designed holiday home with expansive views of Bass Strait, Beekeepers in Tarwin Lower is a gorgeous weekend getaway for 8 people.

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11. Lindenderry at Red Hill

Red Hill, Mornington Peninsula


Experience a fusion of European charm and genuine hospitality at Lindenderry at Redhill, a classic country house hotel ideal for couples and families.

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12. Alkina Lodge

Wattle Hill, Great Ocean Road


With three 4 bedroom lodges amid unspoilt nature, Alkina Lodge offers couples and groups a unique holiday experience on the Great Ocean Road.

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13. Tussie Mussie Vineyard Retreat

Merricks North, Mornington Peninsula


Only one hour from Melbourne, Tussie Mussie Vineyard Retreat is a 27-acre luxury vineyard retreat suitable for small or large groups.

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14. The Orchard Daylesford

Daylesford, Spa Country


Located just outside of town, The Orchard Daylesford is a modern 2 bedroom Cape Cod style home, ideal for a family escape or a couples getaway.

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15. Serendipity

Lorne, Great Ocean Road


Nestled amidst landscaped gardens, minutes to cafes and shops, Serendipity is a beautiful 5 bedroom holiday home perfect for extended family holidays.

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16. Mansion Hotel & Spa

Werribee, Melbourne & Surrounds


Boasting stylish rooms and stunning surrounds, Mansion Hotel & Spa at Werribee Park is a luxury boutique hotel perfect for special occasions.

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17. Vantage Point

Lorne, Great Ocean Road


Ideally located on the Great Ocean Road, this luxury three level beach house has plenty of space for all the family or a group of friends holidaying together.

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18. The Weekender

Daylesford, Spa Country


Boasting a welcoming ambience and a laid-back personality, The Weekender is a charming 3-bedroom cottage for families or groups of up to 6.

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19. Misty Woods Retreat

Olinda, Dandenong Ranges


Situated on the edge of the forest, Misty Woods Retreat is a luxurious three bedroom holiday accommodation in the Dandenong Ranges.

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20. The Church House Gourmet Retreat

Fish Creek, Gippsland


Situated on a 20-acre rolling field in Victoria, The Church House Gourmet Retreat offers a luxury country retreat perfect for honeymoons and weddings.

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21. Bodhi Daylesford

Daylesford, Spa Country


Located in Daylesford, Bodhi is a splendid and quiet retreat with seven 2-bedroom cottages perfect for a family or group of friends.

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