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The Best Honeymoon Destinations in Australia for Loved-Up Luxury

You don’t need to fly halfway around the world - our roundup of the best honeymoon destinations in Australia will have you positively swooning!

Injidup Spa Retreat

Along with picking out your venue and saying yes to the dress, choosing a honeymoon destination is one of the most exciting things on your wedding to-do list. At the beginning of your forever, the first thing you need to understand is exactly what you’re looking to get out of your trip. Dreaming of white sands and beachside margaritas? Or would you prefer a wine-filled country escape? Maybe it's an adventure you’re seeking?

Finding the perfect romantic retreat that fits your vision and your budget can be tricky, which is why more and more Aussies are choosing to stay local. Whether you’re looking for a luxurious couple’s retreat, a self-catered stay, or adults-only accommodation, you’ll find it all in our roundup of the best honeymoon destinations in Australia.

Honeymoon Destinations Australia: Tasmania

The Stable Lofts (Photo credit: Simone Gonzalez)

The Stable Lofts

This luxe country-style stay will have you feeling worlds away from home, as you explore the expansive manicured gardens, sit around the outdoor fire pit with a glass of wine in hand, or start your day with a free-range omelette from the estate’s resident chickens. Utterly idyllic and above all romantic; each of The Stable Lofts’ four rustic cottages sleeps two, offering the perfect base for honeymooners looking to bask in the beauty of northern Tasmania.

Snuggle up on the couch with a glass of wine or cook up a couple’s feast in the fully equipped kitchen. Beyond the stable doors, there’s plenty to see and do, with Launceston’s revolving Rolodex of restaurants, cafes, shops, and breweries an easy 12-minute drive away.

From $597 per night

1 Church Street, Carrick 

Driftwood Cabin

Driftwood Cabin

A sleepy oceanfront bungalow with a gastronomic edge, Driftwood Cabin is a gourmand’s dream. Gorgeous coastal-chic interiors come courtesy of globally renowned chef-owner Sarah Glover, and her love of all things food shines through in every room. A bona fide foodie destination, the cabin features a custom fire pit and a Traeger grill alongside a chef’s kitchen with every single pot, pan, and utensil you and your beau could ever need.

One of the best honeymoon destinations in Australia for culinary couples, put your cooking skills to the test and indulge in Tasmania’s sumptuous seafood and local produce with recipes from Sarah’s WILD: Adventure Cookbook. In between meals, head down to the beach for a swim or a stroll along the rocks. Bliss!

From $340 per night (minimum two-night stay)

Primrose Sands

Honeymoon Destinations Australia: Victoria

Werribee Mansion

Werribee Mansion

One of the most impressive hotels in the country is located an easy half-hour drive from Melbourne; to step into Werribee Mansion is to soak up the romance and history of times gone by. Sexy, opulent, and grander than grand, when it comes to the best honeymoon destinations in Australia, Werribee Mansion is sure to get you in the mood. Heritage-listed and effortlessly glamorous, here you can wrap up in robes and indulge in a daylong spa session. Or simply lounge around your boutique accommodation with champagne on ice. Naturally. 

Prices available on inquiry

Gate 2, K Rd, Werribee South VIC

Lake House Daylesford

Lake House Daylesford 

Set amongst six acres of lush rolling countryside, surrounded by fruitful gardens, Lake House Daylesford is located a mere 90-minute drive from Melbourne. The 33 rooms and suites on offer are situated within either a waterfront or lodge setting, with convenient hotel features including complimentary breakfast and parking. There are also tennis courts, gardens, and a chic spa on site, ideal for couples looking for an indulgent, blissful post-wedding pamper.

From $800 per night (minimum two-night stay)

4 King Street, Daylesford

The Barn at Crofters Fold

The Barn at Crofters Fold

Nestled within the bucolic countryside of the dreamy Macedon Ranges, The Barn at Crofters Fold offers spectacular scenery across its sprawling 30 acres. It will have you feeling worlds away from home, as you relax by the roaring wood fire with a glass of wine in hand or start your day with an artisanal breakfast hamper on the garden deck.

Beautifully bohemian, this rustic farmhouse comes decked out with bathrobes, board games, luxury linens and boutique body products that are ready for romance. Outside a sprawling green oasis awaits, along with the property’s swoon-worthy outdoor claw-foot bath set amongst olive trees.

From $385 per night

60 Beauchamp Street, Kyneton

Honeymoon Destinations Australia: New South Wales

The Salty Dog

The Salty Dog

Giving new meaning to the term ocean views, a stay at The Salty Dog in Newport is just about as romantic as it gets. With its chic coastal-cool interiors and unapparelled backdrop, this one-of-a-kind floating villa off the shores of Sydney’s Northern Beaches reimagines the concept of contemporary waterfront living. The ultimate isolated stay for two, what this idyllic tiny home lacks in size it more than makes up for in character and location.

Accessed only by boat, the main living space features a stunning oceanside deck that lends itself perfectly to romantic dinners and sunset drinks while the luxuriously appointed loft bedroom will have you nodding off in no time. When cabin fever kicks in, jump in the dingy and head out for the day to explore nearby beaches and attractions.

From $520 per night


Talits Estate

Talits Estate Vineyard

Dreaming of a French honeymoon but not so keen on the hellish flight? Consider a stay at Talits Estate. Set amongst the idyllic surrounds of Hunter Valley wine country, this enchanting property beckons with a sense of charm and tranquillity. 

Designed as a replica of a Chateau in Aix-En-Provence, a mix of old-worldly European furnishings and thoughtful amenities fill the space with warmth, from the antique copper bathtub and wood-burning fireplace to swimming pool and stately parterre gardens. Set on 50- acres and surrounded by olive trees and vineyards, this elegant French farmhouse is a provincial paradise.

$1117.50 per night (minimum two-night stay)

722 Milbrodale Road, Fordwich

Spicers Sangoma Retreat

Spicers Sangoma Retreat

Nestled in 10 acres of beautiful Blue Mountains wilderness, Spicers is built for starry-eyed lovers. And we mean that: the resort is adults-only, with just eight striking suites. The rooms have freestanding tubs, fireplaces, and wraparound balconies with day beds begging to be sunk into. While you’re there, sign up for the Signature Sangoma Massage, a couples’ massage by twilight.

From $1,799 per night

70 Grandview Lane, Bowen Mountain

Elements of Byron

Elements of Byron

As the only beachside resort in town, Elements is the very definition of indulgence. Nature-inspired with a lavish dose of bling, this blissful sanctuary is one of Byron’s main drawcards. What makes this one of the best honeymoon destinations in Australia? Easy - the beautifully designed eco-villas, which come surrounded by acres of lush rainforest and interwoven waterways, whilst glistening lagoon pools, white cabanas and pop-up taco vans provide endless respite.

All cabins have private access to Belongil Beach so you can spend endless days lounging on the sand. Make sure you check out the swanky restaurant onsite and book some time for pampering at their day spa. Pure bliss.

From $435 per night

144 Bayshore Drive, Byron Bay

Kimo Estate

Kimo Estate

Fancy something a little different? Delve into the depths of the wilderness... but with all the mod cons conveniently on hand! Kimo Estate is the ultimate in secluded escape. Its three eco huts sit high on a hill with 360-degree views of the Murrumbidgee River flats and the stunning Kimo Valley.

An ideal retreat for newlyweds who want to get away from it all and immerse themselves in nature. Bring a good book with you, stoke up the fire and soak up all those glorious sunsets.

Price available on inquiry

1218 Nangus Rd, Nangus

Honeymoon Destinations Australia: Queensland

Daintree Ecolodge

Daintree Ecolodge

Home to fifteen eco-friendly treehouses tucked into the rainforest canopy, the Daintree Ecolodge is the perfect escape from reality. For quiet time away in nature to relax, explore one of the dedicated rainforest tracks or visit the private waterfall and enjoy some much-needed alone time with your spouse. Onsite you’ll find the main lodge with a bar, restaurant, swimming pool and wellness spa, so you’ll want for nothing when you visit. 

From $475 per night

3189 Mossman Daintree Road, Daintree 

Bedarra Island Resort

Bedarra Island Resort

While we usually head offshore to find the kind of barefoot luxury worthy of our dream honeymoon, Bedarra Island Resort ticks all the boxes right here in Queensland. With the Great Barrier Reef as its backdrop, this island oasis features 11 lavishly appointed guest villas that are hidden amongst the tropical rainforest.

Infinity pools, outdoor showers, private sundecks and daybeds are just the beginning of a long list of opulent amenities that make this one of the best honeymoon destinations in Australia. Did we mention it's all-inclusive?

Cost available on inquiry

Bedarra Island, Mission Beach

Qualia (photo credit: @qualiaresort/Instagram)


In Latin, qualia means ‘deep, multi-sensory experiences,’ and that’s exactly what you’ll get honeymooning at this five-star resort. Perched on Hamilton Island, Qualia has 60 private pavilions, most of which have their own plunge pool overlooking the sapphire waters of the Great Barrier Reef. If you can pull yourself away from your pavilion, you’ll find bars, restaurants, two infinity pools and a day spa. Seriously, it is one of the best honeymoon destinations in Australia, and we can't stop lusting for it. 

From $1640 per night (minimum two-night stay)

20 Whitsunday Boulevard, Whitsundays

Honeymoon Destinations Australia: Northern Territory

Longitude 131

Longitude 131

Snooze under the desert stars at Longitude 131 – a safari-style resort that offers postcard views of Uluru from your pillow. It’s intimate, with just 16 luxury lodges plus a lounge, library, bar, and Spa Kinara, where the treatments feature outback botanicals.

Come nightfall you can cosy up in a swag to watch the sunset from your balcony or dine and sip on sundowners at the Dune Top. It really doesn't get more Australian than this! 

From $4200 per night

Yulara Drive, Yulara

Honeymoon Destinations Australia: South Australia

The Frames (Photo credit: Serio)

The Frames Luxury Riverland Experience

An outback oasis perched on the banks of the Murray River; The Frames takes luxury to a whole other level. The perfect match for newlyweds looking for both opulence and adventure, this exclusive 6-star stay has left no stone unturned with it comes to the privacy of their guests.

There are just three retreats available, each with its own unique resort-style amenities – think spas, infra-red saunas, pools, spacious living areas and relaxing river views. Revel in the romance from sunrise to sunset, venturing out as you please for a sunset gondola ride, massage, or local food safari. Though you'd be forgiven for wanting to hide out in solitude, these swoon-worthy retreats will steal your heart at first glance. 

From $1150 per night

Lot 7 Panorama Court, Paringa, South Australia

The Louise

The Louise

One of South Australia’s most romantic getaways, The Louise is a Barossa Valley winery that fuses quality food, good wine and beautiful accommodation. Watch the world go by with a glass of wine from your private terrace, warm up in front of the gas log fireplace and take an outdoor shower (with privacy) as you lose yourself to the luxury of this dreamy destination.

Dinner is served at Appellation, where the kitchen team are ‘dedicated storytellers of the Barossa Valley region’, creating dishes inspired by culture, guided by the seasons and looking to the future with 85% of the menu coming from within the Barossa Valley and South Australia.

From $1600 per night, minimum 2 night stay

375 Seppeltsfield Road, Marananga, Barossa Valley

Thorngrove Manor

Thorngrove Manor

Like something out of a fairy tale, this storybook estate sells itself. Where old-world opulence and contemporary luxuries collide, Thorngrove Manor stands proudly among the stunning scenery of South Australia’s oldest wine region, just 20 minutes from Adelaide’s CBD. Each of the exquisitely crafted guest suites leans into the property’s unique and idiosyncratic design featuring rare antiques, timeless period furnishings and signature artwork.

By far, one of the best honeymoon destinations in Australia in terms of privacy, you and your newly wedded significant other can bask in solitude thanks to individual entries, zero common areas and personalised in-suite dining settings that give you very little reason to leave.

From $1499 per night

2 Glenside Lane, Stirling

Best Honeymoon Destinations: Western Australia

Sal Salis

Sal Salis

Where the outback meets the reef, Sal Salis is a bonafide Aussie oasis. With its private beach access and romantic touches, the luxe honeymoon tents are conveniently located a little away from the rest and are kitted out with a dreamy four-poster bed and an eco-ensuite bathroom stocked with organic shampoo, native herb soap and drinking water.

Then there is the spacious double hammock deck, offering uninterrupted coastal views. Levelling up the luxury, this charming coastal retreat is all-inclusive. Bundled into your nightly rate are all your meals, alcoholic (and non-alcoholic) drinks and national park fees.

From $985 per night

Yardie Creek Road, Cape Range National Park 

Injidup Spa Retreat

Injidup Spa Retreat

Thinking of heading west on your honeymoon? Injidup is a bit of an insider secret and is as idyllic and romantic as the best of them. Perched on a clifftop, the views from the 10 villas are out of this world, spanning 180 degrees of sparkling sea, sandy shores and lush wilderness.

Release the wedding stress by booking a stay in their ultra-romantic Honeymoon Villa complete with panoramic ocean views and a private plunge pool. Call ahead for a relaxing couples’ spa treatment, then stargaze and tuck into your complimentary gourmet hamper on the patio at sunset.

From $680 per night

31 Cape Clairault Road, Yallingup

When it comes to the best honeymoon destinations in Australia, we are truly spoiled for choice. From mountain hideaways to coastal retreats to foodie havens that delight with farmgate produce. If you're looking for more ideas on how to treat your special someone, then be sure to check out our guide to unique gift ideas for your other half, and our list of the most romantic getaways close to Canberra.

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