Australia is an ideal choice for couples in search of an unforgettable honeymoon vacation, offering everything from beach resorts in Western Australia to luxury lodges in Tasmania and many other options to make their experience truly memorable.
Discover sandy beaches at Thala Beach Nature Reserve near Cairns and take day trips out to see the Great Barrier Reef from your beautiful beachfront bungalow.
Bedarra Island Resort
Bedarra Island Resort is an intimate boutique resort nestled amidst lush rainforest. Boasting architecturally refined villas dotted across the island for privacy and ocean views, full-board rates include gourmet meals served from their open terrace restaurant as well as beach picnic hampers for excursions.
At your fingertips is the Great Barrier Reef, offering tours for every taste. Additionally, Wedgerock Bay provides an unspoiled coral snorkelling experience in kayaks, dinghies or stand up paddle boards – offering snorkellers an intimate underwater world to discover.
If you prefer being alone on the reefs and deserted beaches, take a small motorboat out to one of the nearby family islands where Bedarra will provide a gourmet picnic basket – it will surely create an intimate and memorable Tarzan-and-Jane experience!
Thala Beach Nature Reserve
Thala Beach Nature Reserve, 15 minutes south of Port Douglas, is an eco and wildlife retreat offering a private beach tucked into 58 hectares of rainforest. Situated atop a coastal headland with breathtaking vistas, Thala Beach Nature Reserve creates the ultimate island-feel holiday while serving as the ideal hub from which to discover World Heritage Listed Great Barrier Reef and Daintree Rainforest day tours that depart directly from reception.
Choose from one of 83 individual timber bungalows: Jungle Walk or Eucalypt Bungalow in the rainforest canopy or Coral Sea Bungalow overlooking the headland. Each features an inviting private verandah/balcony/balcony, spacious lounge/ dining area and all standard bungalow facilities and inclusions; eco designed to ensure minimal impact on their natural environments and to foster intimate connections between guests and tropical flora and fauna.
One Kangaroo Island
One Kangaroo Island offers private luxury beachfront accommodation and wildlife experiences in an architecturally designed property overlooking Brown Beach on its northern face, providing spectacular ocean views from every room and indoor/outdoor entertaining areas.
Welcome to an unforgettable luxury eco-retreat experience surrounded by bushland and overlooking Pink Bay. Guests have their choice between staying in stunning Ocean Eco Villas designed for two guests or the more spacious apartment that can house up to eight.
The retreat is powered by 100% pure Kangaroo Island rainwater and off-grid solar energy, creating minimal environmental impact. Dine under gnarled branches with fairy lights at The Enchanted Fig for chef-prepared meals before taking a stroll over to explore secluded bays on your journey across Kangaroo Island’s beaches. Also visit Emu Bay Lavender Farm which produces essential oils as well as handmade therapeutic goods!
Southern Ocean Lodge
Baillie Lodges’ Southern Ocean Lodge was destroyed in Australia’s Kangaroo Island bushfires two years ago and since has begun the rebuild process. Recognized among Conde Nast Traveler and Travel + Leisure as one of the world’s premier hotels, its grand reopening is planned for 2023.
At Clifftop Perch Hotel & Resort, the breathtaking coastal views provide the ideal setting for its 21 luxurious suites, each designed to maximize them and showcase its breathtaking vistas.
Reimagined lodge’s signature guided experiences allow guests to discover the lush flora, fauna and wildlife of KI, known as Australia’s Galapagos. Experiences range from close encounters with kangaroos and seals to sampling local ingredients in an exciting ‘produce to plate’ approach; and include all meals, activities and most drinks as part of their room rate.
Capella Lodge on Lord Howe Island offers a luxurious escape. Enjoy panoramic views of turquoise lagoons, the world’s southernmost coral reef and towering volcanic mountains from your suite’s deck or restaurant table.
The lodge’s nine contemporary suites reflect the carefree spirit of authentic beach houses. Timber floors, marine ply joinery, and custom furnishings create a sophisticated coastal ambiance in each suite – featuring superior linen and private en-suite bathrooms for each king-sized suite.
Julie Paterson’s graphic designs, inspired by Australia’s natural landscape, can be seen throughout the lodge in fabrics, linocuts and plywood prints used at it. Kentia palm and Lord Howe woodhen textiles from her collection feature prominently throughout.
Qualia Hamilton Island
Qualia Resort on Hamilton Island’s northern tip offers world-class facilities combined with intuitive, friendly service to create an idyllic environment for relaxation.
These 60 light-filled pavilions, many with private plunge pools, boast magnificent sweeping views of the ocean, tropical bushland or postcard-perfect Whitsunday Islands. Upgrade to one of our Beach Houses featuring its own guest house and 12-metre infinity pool for an even more memorable experience.
At two exclusive restaurants, guests can indulge in unique experiences like dining at two exclusive restaurants or sailing lessons with world champion Jessica Hansen (world champion for 18-foot and 29-foot yacht races), intimate wine or cheese appreciation classes, beach drop offs for romantic picnic dates, or exploring all 74 islands of the Whitsundays by helicopter.
Lizard Island offers luxurious retreats tucked into a national park bursting with stunning Australian wildlife and bordered by private beaches, providing guests with an opportunity to reconnect with nature and recharge their batteries. Guests enjoy luxurious, contemporary spacious suites, top-class service and an array of all-inclusive activities on offer here.
Lizard Island Resort on the Great Barrier Reef and part of National Geographic Unique Lodges of the World Collection offers an oasis of seclusion with 24 powdery white beaches and 40 private suites; making this an idyllic destination that blends seclusion with five-star resort amenities.
Visitors to their secluded beach can easily explore the Great Barrier Reef by snorkelling or diving off its waters, while activities such as visiting a research station, guided island walks and nature presentations are only minutes away by boat.