Feel the Love in 2021: Australia’s Most Romantic Getaways
01 Jan 2021
While 2020 has put a damper on many holiday plans, we are all hoping that 2021 will be much better in terms of traveling. Regardless of whether you’ve had to postpone your honeymoon or simply want to go somewhere away from home, you still have an opportunity to pick the perfect location for a romantic getaway with your significant other. It doesn’t matter if you want an active holiday, a resort escape, or relaxing on a beach, Australia has it all. So, if you’re thinking about visiting the Land Down Under, here are some of the best locations to consider.
Explore Sydney together
If this is your first time visiting Australia, you will surely want to explore Sydney. The capital of New South Wales is brimming with romantic spots and activities that you can do with your partner. For instance, you can opt for a harbor cruise. If you pick the right cruise and the right time, you can have dinner and watch the sunset together. To up the romance factor, you can hire your own boat so that you can enjoy some hidden spots in privacy. While on the topic of privacy, you can also find a secluded beach where you will be able to enjoy some peace and quiet in an otherwise roaring city. Seeing as how finding accommodation is essential when it comes to visiting Sydney, consider booking a room at the Ovolo 1888 Darling Harbour or The Old Clare Hotel.
Escape to the Blue Mountains
While you can take the opportunity to explore Sydney for a day or two, you might prefer a quieter trip. This is why booking a stay at the Emirates One&Only Wolgan Valley might be just what you need. This conservation-based luxury resort is located in the World Heritage-listed Greater Blue Mountains and is just over two hours away from the NSW capital. Staying in a villa that comes with an enclosed pool as well as bicycles you can ride around the property will surely do you some good while you can also let the staff know where you’d like to have a picnic and they will provide you with a complete gourmet lunch. Moreover, you can even encounter wombats and kangaroos in the valley.
Go stargazing in Perth
Western Australia is full of gems that you should not miss out on, starting with the capital. Due to its location, Perth often gets overlooked but the city is full of romantic spots you and your loved one can visit to have a memorable trip. From booking a room at COMO The Treasury or at the Rosebridge House Bed & Breakfast to having a picnic in Kings Park all the way to stargazing at the Perth Observatory, there are many cute things you can do together. To surprise your significant other, you can even opt for flower delivery in Perth and have a gorgeous bouquet brought to your room. Once you explore everything that the capital has to offer, you can go on trips to the Ningaloo Reef, Penguin Island, and Rottnest Island, take a tour around Swan Valley and taste some delicious wines, or admire the scenery from a hot air balloon.
Witness Uluru at sunset
If you’ve always wanted to visit Uluru in Northern Territory, you can make it the central part of your trip. By booking accommodation at Longitude 131°, you will have a direct view of the monolith as soon as you wake up. This luxury camp consists of sixteen tented pavilions; every single one of them feeling like an exclusive hotel suite. If you book the premium Dune Pavilion, you can even see Kata Tjuta from your bed. In case you’d like to explore these two World Heritage-listed wonders, you can go on the Red Centre Safari led by the lodge’s guides. There is also a restaurant where you will get to taste the best of contemporary Australian dining as well as a bar and a spa.
Relax on the pristine beaches of the Whitsundays
Perhaps your idea of a romantic holiday is relaxing all day long on a beach with your loved one. In that case, the Whitsunday Islands are a great spot to consider. With 74 islands located in the center of the Great Barrier Reef, you have so many beaches to choose from. If you ever get tired of sunbathing and sipping cocktails, you can go for a swim, snorkel, or try one of the many water activities like windsurfing, wakeboarding, and paragliding. Accommodation options are plenty as well, like the InterContinental Hayman Island Resort.
Run away to a treehouse in the Daintree Rainforest
To feel at one with nature, you should consider a trip to the Daintree Rainforest as it offers relaxation and adventure. The romantic vibe will start with your accommodation as you can book a treehouse that will provide you with plenty of privacy high among the trees. The Daintree Ecolodge provides its visitors with spa treatments, daily yoga classes, and outstanding culinary experiences. When it comes to exploring your surroundings, you can go on a picnic, take a guided tour of the rainforest, and even go on a helicopter ride over Daintree. At the Daintree Discovery Centre, you can learn about the unique flora and fauna of this area.
Take a ghost tour in Adelaide
Finally, if you’re romantics that also love a good fright, you can consider going on a ghost tour of Adelaide. During a two-hour tour, you will learn about the history of certain places and hear about real-life encounters and experiences. What is more, you can even go on a ghost hunt. Is there a better way to get close and strengthen your bond?
As you surely want to make your trip to the Land Down Under memorable, do your best to see as much of it as you can. From seeing the pristine beaches and gorgeous nature to dining out in romantic restaurants and trying out delicious wine, there is plenty to do when in Australia.