Australia offers something to suit any honeymoon couple’s preferences, from tropical rainforests to wineries in its idyllic countryside and luxurious spa hotels as romantic weekend getaways.
Beachfront villas provide all of the perks associated with hotel stays – concierge, staff and pools – in addition to having their own host who gives undivided attention.
Great Barrier Reef
Australia offers an unrivaled collection of honeymoon experiences. From beaches lined with palm trees and sparkling turquoise waters to adrenaline-fuelled towns and luxurious spas – Australia provides something unforgettable for every couple on their special trip. Swim with whale sharks, take scenic boat tours, stay at gorgeous lake homes or vineyards and wine taste in sun-drenched vineyards… there’s sure to be something truly memorable waiting!
The Great Barrier Reef is an idyllic honeymoon destination, boasting white sand beaches and vibrant waters that dazzle. As a World Heritage Site, Cairns and Port Douglas boast charming beach towns along its perimeters; choose an ultra-luxe resort such as Qualia on Hamilton Island for a truly memorable stay that allows access to its coral cays and 74 islands of this World Heritage Site.
Tasmania offers another magical honeymoon destination, The Great Ocean Road in Tasmania. Long stretches of sandy beaches provide ample time alone with your partner; couples can walk through rainforests to observe animals in their natural environments by day before having romantic candle-light dinner for two at an adjacent restaurant overlooking a bay at night.
Byron Bay is one of Australia’s premier honeymoon destinations, drawing couples seeking culture with their sun and sand vacation. Couples looking for some variety can visit iconic beaches like Byron Bay’s – stroll along them, visit Cape Byron Lighthouse (erected 2002), explore Ned’s Beach (on its northern coastline), as well as its protected marine park nearby Ned’s Beach on its northern coast – plus enjoy some pilates studios and wellness retreats which cater specifically to newlyweds seeking five-star relaxation!
Raes on Wategos, a boutique hotel offering natural mineral pool relaxation and daybed lazing, as well as learning more about Cavanbah (Byron Bay’s original name), its indigenous inhabitants at Lighthouse Reserve or exploring its 1,000-year-old midden at The Pass can all make your vacation truly luxurious.
Bayhaven Lodge offers the ideal blend of comfort and charm. Converted whalers cottages in the 1930s, it now features four unique styles of accommodation that are suitable for couples and groups alike. Couples looking for luxurious accommodations may opt for the Garden Suite with French doors leading out onto tropical gardens or Superior suites that include additional living spaces indoors and outdoors. Furthermore, push bikes are available for exploring town while there’s even an information booklet called a Locals Guide listing local cafes and stores – perfect for an unforgettable stay!
Honeymooners seeking an unforgettable adventure should head west of Australia. Occupying one-third of Australia, this region provides an abundance of sights and experiences ranging from spectacular natural wonders to extravagant cities – not to mention stunning beaches, ancient rainforests and captivating country-scapes!
Be it swimming with gentle whales on Ningaloo Reef or discovering beehive-shaped rocks in Bungle Bungle Range, there’s much to discover here. Additionally, wineries, breweries and eateries offer some of the best produce from around Australia, not to mention spectacular sunset views that won’t soon be forgotten!
All-inclusive resorts provide the ideal way to experience this breathtaking country on a budget, as payments are taken care of upfront so that you can spend your time taking in everything on offer.
Australia boasts an abundance of all-inclusive resorts. From Sydney’s five star luxury at qualia to Hamilton Island at Qualia and Silky Oaks Lodge & Healing Waters Spa located within Daintree Rainforest; Australia has resorts that will suit every traveller’s taste.
Flinders Ranges is an idyllic destination, full of deep craters, red roads and ancient cliffs – the ideal combination for romantic couples seeking adventure. Trek the bushwalks of Devil’s Peak and Mount Remarkable National Park or hop aboard a scenic flight to take in this Martian landscape from above. Spend your days exploring gorges, outcrops and creeks as you discover nature at every turn – take on Arkaba Walk for an epic amphitheatre experience like no other; Wilpena Pound draws hundreds of curious souls every year!
Flinders Ranges should be explored between April and October when temperatures are mild enough for pleasant bushwalking, however it can also be visited in its warmer summer months between December and February when landscape is covered in wildflowers and top wildlife-spotting destinations are open for business.
Ningaloo Reef – Australia’s largest fringing coral reef – provides ample opportunity for underwater adventures during the day, from swimming with whale sharks or manta rays, watching whale migration patterns, or sleeping beneath the stars at Sal Salis. You’ll love Sal Salis’ unique glamping experience with UNESCO World Heritage-listed Cape Range National Park behind you and kilometres of Indian Ocean ahead. Perfect for romantic honeymoon getaways thanks to 15 eco-luxe safari tents offering ocean views and beachfront setting