Valentines Day is just around the corner and love is in the air! If you haven’t already made plans, here are our top 5 Queensland destinations for the perfect romantic getaway,
1. Port Douglas
Nestled between the Great Barrier Reef and the Daintree Rainforest, Port Douglas is a tropical paradise that exudes romance. Enjoy sunset cruises, where you can witness the sun setting over the Coral Sea, or take a scenic helicopter ride for a bird’s-eye view of the stunning landscapes. The town’s upscale resorts cater to couples looking for a touch of luxury, such as the adults-only Meridian Port Douglas resort which features rooms with direct pool access and your own private deck, for the ultimate romantic getaway.
2. Gold Coast
The Gold Coast has so much to offer couples looking for a romantic escape, from picture-perfect beaches that stretch on for miles to the serene hinterland with its rolling hills, quaint villages and lush greenery. Indulge in a winery tour, embark on a hot air balloon ride at sunrise or enjoy one of the regions spectacular dinner shows for something a little different and memorable, or for a little thrill stay in Broadbeach and visit the Star Casino for a divine selection of dining & entertainment. Top it off by waking up to stunning ocean views at The Wave Resort or Ultra Broadbeach (HOT TIP: Join their mailing list to save 10% off your first booking!).
3. Sunshine Coast
The Sunshine Coast is a dreamy destination offering a plethora of romantic attractions for couples. Enjoy a seafood lunch cruise in Mooloolaba, a half-day serenity cruise at Noosa Everglades, or a unique dolphin kayak tour, before retreating to your luxurious spa suite at Landmark Resort or Rolling Surf Resort with easy access to local cafes, restaurants and beautiful beaches for those long romantic sunset strolls.
4. Palm Cove
Palm Cove, located just north of Cairns, is a tropical paradise, offering couples a myriad of enchanting activities. Explore the stunning Great Barrier Reef and Green Island with a day tour, get the adrenaline pumping with a white water rafting experience, or spend a day exploring the gorgeous Kuranda region with a Kuranda Skyrail, Scenic Railway and Reforestation Nature Park day tour. Then kick back and relax in your romantic couples suite at Drift Palm Cove or Paradise On The Beach resort and enjoy a romantic meal at one of the delectable local restaurants.
Still regarded as one of Queensland’s best kept secrets, Yeppoon is an ideal destination for a relaxed romantic escape, boasting crystal clear water, endless white sandy beaches and easy access to the Great Barrier Reef and Great Keppel Island for unforgettable day trips. With insta-worthy ocean views from beachfront apartments such as Salt Yeppoon and Echelon Apartments, you’ll be ideally positioned in the heart of the action to take advantage of the world-class dining options, including the award-winning Waterline Restaurant at Rosslyn Bay.
We really are spoilt for choice here in Queensland, with endless options for unforgettable romantic experiences and breathtaking beachfront resorts, and thanks to the internet researching and booking your romantic escape is super simple, with online availability and reservations available at most locations – but be sure to book in early so you don’t miss out!
If you have questions or need help with booking or planning your next romantic getaway, give our team a call and let us help make it a Valentine’s Day to remember!