Australian honeymoon retreats provide everything from intimate dining and couples massages to breathtaking scenery and adventurous excursions – these incredible Australian honeymoon getaways have it all. Enjoy romantic dinners under the stars in Tasmanian wilderness areas, hike to waterfalls in Fiji or discover Kakadu’s Aborigine rock art.
Due to Australia’s vastness, honeymoon trips should ideally last two weeks to give yourself enough time to adjust to its time zone and explore various regions.
Australia offers some incredible beachfront honeymoon retreats for you to choose from. Ranging from intimate luxury lodges to world-class dining establishments, these exceptional properties provide couples with unforgettable experiences in privacy.
Cape Lodge provides an ideal blend of privacy and top-tier amenities in Western Australia’s wine country, boasting 22 luxurious rooms – including one private residence – for newlyweds to spread out and take advantage of their surroundings. Each room includes king sized beds with high vaulted ceilings for optimal views as well as an in-house spa for relaxing massage treatments or enjoying poolside drinks and snacks.
The on-site restaurant overlooking the main lake features an al fresco seating area complete with wooden decking suspended above water – ideal for an al fresco meal or relaxing in the sunshine. In addition, this hotel hosts an extremely popular cooking class which welcomes both residents and non-residents.
There’s so much to experience in Palm Cove, from guided rainforest walks and visiting local wineries to snorkeling the Great Barrier Reef. It has long been recognized as Australia’s Honeymoon Capital due to its idyllic beaches with calm turquoise waters – no doubt due to their accessibility being just up the coast from Port Douglas and Cairns and only an easy flight away from Sydney or Melbourne.
Sal Salis is an all inclusive beachfront honeymoon retreat designed to immerse you in an exquisite natural environment. Situated within Cape Range National Park on Western Australia’s coral coast, this exclusive safari camp brings rugged outback together with the extraordinary Ningaloo Reef for an unforgettable adventure. These sixteen wilderness tents and one honeymoon tent, nestled into the dunes near Ningaloo Reef, boast key comforts including plush beds, natural cooling systems and eco-en suite bathrooms that feature native herb soaps and shampoo. Experience contemporary Australian cuisine prepared by the resident chef, complimented with regional Western Australian wines. By day join experienced safari guides on walks and snorkelling adventures to discover Ningaloo’s spectacular marine wonderland. Additionally from August through October you can even swim alongside migrating humpback whales that visit each year!
At night, enjoy sundowner cocktails while admiring an unforgettable Western Australian sunset over the ocean with your small intimate group. Here, you can truly unplug and reconnect with nature – it is not uncommon to see red kangaroos grazing on dunes or hear butcher bird song while dining! Sal Salis is environmentally sensitive with solar power, compost toilets and tightly controlled water usage so there’s no worry of leaving an impactful footprint behind!
Camel House Beach House
Camel Beach House, on South Australia’s Eyre Peninsula in the “Wild West”, offers guests an escape into a world of wonder from September-May exclusively for guests only. Architecturally designed to capture its striking natural beauty and combine pure rainwater with solar panels for energy generation, plus passive cooling/heating principles; Camel Beach House provides guests with the ideal place to unwind after a busy day in Adelaide and surrounding suburbs.
Interiors of this gorgeous home reflect its owner’s travels and sense of style, featuring contemporary Australian art, Mexican sculptures and an impressive library. Outside lies a huge deck offering two day beds along with an exceptional Palm Springs-inspired cacti collection.
It is a 3-bedroom property that can comfortably sleep six people and features a sunlit patio and fully equipped kitchen including oven, microwave, refrigerator and coffee machine. Furthermore, free WiFi and private parking are provided on-site – approximately 46 minutes drive away from Milas Airport.
Venus Bay, situated on a narrow peninsula of land and bordered by Bass Strait and Anderson’s Inlet, is a coastal town popular with both holiday makers and locals alike. Boasting several pristine surf beaches as well as its tranquil waters for swimming, surfing, boating, and fishing activities; Venus Bay also benefits from Cape Liptrap Coastal Park which serves as a foreshore reserve – it makes an easy drive out to other South Gippsland tourist spots such as Phillip Island, Bunurong Marine Park and Wilsons Promontory National Park for visitors alike!
The town is divided into three ‘Estates’; the First Estate features Nos 1, 2, and 5 beaches as well as Venus Bay Beachfront Tourist Park; during summer season, these beaches are patrolled by Venus Bay Surf Lifesaving Club for patrol purposes. This estate also serves as home for the town’s community centre which hosts various events and community activities throughout the year, such as Twilight Markets.
First Estate offers various accommodation options, from holiday homes and caravan parks to self-contained cottages that boast eco-friendly features like rainwater harvesting and solar panel energy use for energy. One cottage can even sleep four people and features two bedrooms, kitchen facilities and an expansive deck equipped with outdoor furniture – its living area boasting Mexican sculptures as well as Australian art as decor!