Calling all love birds! You need not look any further in search for the ultimate romantic weekend getaway. We’ve searched high and low; from the northern beaches to the south coast, from the Blue Mountains to Hunter Valley; to find the best destinations within road-trip distance from Sydney.
Clear your calendar and get ready to spoil your sweetheart at one of our top destinations for romantic weekend getaways.
Perched on the cliffs at Whale Beach in Sydney’s far northern tip, Jonah’s is truly spectacular. With Oh-Em-Gee ocean views (complete with whale and dolphin spotting), 11 boutique rooms, a private residence and hatted restaurant serving faultless food – Jonah’s is a true over achiever. Keep your eyes peeled for Mick Jagger and Justin Beiber who are regulars in the private residence.
Jonah’s Bynya Road, Whale Beach, Sydney
The Drawing Rooms of Berry
For a secluded south coast jaunt, make your way to The Drawing Rooms located in a private 15 acre property in the mountains of Berry. Nestled at the foot of Drawing Room Rocks and surrounded by dense forest and rolling paddocks, The Villa is the ultimate couples retreat. Glass walls, indoor and outdoor spas, an electric fireplace and resident wombat make for a memorable weekend away.
The Drawing Rooms of Berry Wattamolla Road, Berry
Emirates Wolgan Valley Resort & Spa, Blue Mountains
Eco-friendly bliss at its absolute best! Premium, cream of the crop, top of the class, la-de-dah, luxurious – no words are enough. 40 stand-alone suites come complete with private swimming pools, luxe dining options, not to mention the on-site five-star spa awaiting your arrival. Wolgan Valley Resort & Spa is the kind of place you save for an extra special occasion, ahem, we’re looking at you fellas!
Emirates Wolgan Valley Resort & Spa Wolgan Road, Wolgan Valley, Lithgow
Set amongst 135 acres of Wollombi bushland (approx. 35 min drive from Pokolbin), Mystwood Retreats offers secluded cottage accommodation complete with log fireplaces and outdoors heated spas. The real drawcard is the property – think dirt roads, green valleys, a private dam and resident kangaroos. Pack your joggers and a picnic basket and go exploring on this beautiful natural retreat.
Mystwood Retreats Milsons Arm Road, Wollombi
Milton Park Country House
Opulence is an understatement at this Southern Highlands mansion dating back to the 20th century. Meander up a winding driveway to discover the secluded estate and explore the conservatorium, pool house, ballroom, dining rooms and pristine gardens. Go all out and book a private suite complete with a fireplace, private forest views and four-post bed.
Milton Park Country House Hordern’s Road, Bowral
Borrodell on the Mt
Perched high on a mountain in the hills of Orange is where you’ll find Borrodell on the Mt – an 84 acre vineyard, cherry, plum and heritage apple orchard and trufferie (yep, that’s a truffle farm). Heritage cottages and modern suites are dotted across this gorgeous property, among its many grape vines and apple trees. If you’re looking to impress, arrive by chopper and land on the purpose built heli-pad.
Borrodell on the Mt Lake Canobolas Rd, Orange