Spring flings: 10 romantic getaways for spring

Spring Getaway, Smiths Beach Resort

As we come out of hibernation and get ready for summer, there’s no better time for a spring fling. With the sun shining and the flowers blooming, it really is a romantic time of year.

So, here are 10 romantic getaway spots to make use of the most wonderful time of the year.


Anchorage Port Stephens

Spring Getaway - Anchorage, Port Stephens

On the state’s north coast in sleepy Port Stephens sits a homestead on the harbour. Anchorage Port Stephens is the perfect hideaway for you and your lover. With two restaurants, a pool, and a spa, you don’t even have to leave the hotel.

Chateau Elan

Spring Getaway, Chateau Elan

Chateau Elan stands on the edge of Yengo National Park in the Hunter Valley. Spend a day exploring local wineries, or teeing off on the resort’s own golf course, designed by Aussie champion, Greg Norman. Then, come nightfall, settle in for some plush R’n’R.


Deep Blue Hotel and Hot Springs

Spring Getaway, Deep Blue

Indulge in geo-thermal mineral pools and hot springs in Warrnambool at the Deep Blue Hotel. Head back along the Great Ocean Road in a convertible with the wind blowing in your hair and stop at the breathtaking Twelve Apostles. Romantic AND cool!

Peppers Moonah Links Resort

Spring Getaway, Peppers Moonah Links Resort

Down on the stunning Mornington Peninsula, Peppers Moonah Links Resort is but a stone’s throw from hot springs, award-winning wineries, and jaw-dropping ocean sights. What more could you want, or need, in a romantic getaway?


Burke and Wills Hotel

Spring Getaway, Burke and Wills Hotel

For luxury in the heart of Toowoomba, the Burke and Wills Hotel is a great place to stay in town while the Carnival of Flowers is on (a Toowoomba springtime must-see). The Indulgence Escape package is specifically designed for love. We’re swooning already!

Kewarra Beach Resort & Spa

Spring Getaway, Kewarra Beach

Stay right on the beach in Tropical North Queensland and spend your days hiding out in the grotto at the Kewarra Beach Resort, finishing each day at the beach shack for sunset cocktails 🍹 Don’t forget to take a dreamy hand-in-hand stroll along the sand to neighbouring Clifton Beach and Palm Cove 🌴


Deco Hotel

Elegant lounge room at the Deco hotel in Canberra

Deco Hotel in the nation’s capital is the perfect spot to explore the Floriade Festival (14 September – 13 October, 2019), where flowers literally carpet the ground before you. It’s a romantic sight if ever we saw one.


The Manna of Hahndorf

Spring Getaway, Manna Hahndorf

The Manna of Hahndorf is a great base for exploring the spring colours of the Adelaide Hills. It’s also close to some of the Hills’ best wineries! Nestled in Australia’s oldest German settlement, between the city and McLaren Vale, this quaint European village with Australian style sets the right mood for romance.


Smiths Beach Resort

Spring Getaway, Smiths Beach Resort

Close to some of the best wineries in Australia, incredible beaches and sunsets worth writing home about (perfect for a secluded snuggle with your beloved) is Smiths Beach Resort. Stop in along Caves Road for wine tastings or devour local dairy as you soak in the best of the west 🍷 Plus, it’s wildflower season between September and November in Margaret River.


Freycinet Lodge

Spring Getaway, Freycinet Lodge

On the east coast of Tasmania, in the divine wilderness of Freycinet National Park, and looking over Oyster Bay, is Freycinet Lodge. For a truly luxurious experience, book into a Coastal Pavilion and treat yo’ self and your loved one — delicious breakfast included.

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