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18 Most Romantic Getaways in NSW

New South Wales is home to some amazing destinations from amazing country getaways to breathtaking coastal vistas. All of which are perfect for your next romantic getaway. With stunning regions like Shellharbour, Orange, The Hunter Valley and many more, we’re really spoiled for choice. But with all these amazing choices comes the struggle of which destination to pick. Well, there’s no need to struggle or even worry, cause we’ve done the hard work for you. Your perfect romantic getaway is just a click and a scroll away. Just check out our list of the 18 Most Romantic Getaways in NSW.

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1. Emirates One&Only Wolgan Valley, Blue Mountains

Emirates One&Only Wolgan Valley is an amazing getaway destination. Not only does it offer environmentally responsible luxury villas, each with a private swimming pool and a double-sided fireplace but it also offers stunning views over the valley for your verandah. The resort is situated on a 7000-acre wildlife reserve and offers a wide range of activities are available, including horse riding, nature walks, mountain biking and four-wheel-drive safaris.

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2. Tawillah Milton Luxury Retreat, Milton

The Tawillah Milton Luxury Retreat is perfect for any romantic getaway as it features an amazing indoor and outdoor ambience. The bungalow is newly built and features high-quality finishes throughout both the bedroom and bathroom such as a King size bed, double shower and underfloor heating. The bungalows windows perfectly frame the views of Milton and the nearby Budawang Ranges providing a completely unique experience for your next romantic getaway.

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3. Spicers Sangoma Retreat, Blue Mountains

Spicers Sangoma Retreat is eco-certified and is surrounded by the Blue Mountains National Park. Each luxurious suite at the property includes a balcony, a fully equipped kitchenette, a seating area with a sofa and flat-screen TV as well as a private bathroom with a bath and free toiletries. Guests also have access to the on-site restaurant, outdoor pool and sauna. Spa treatments are also available at the retreat at an additional charge. Hiking and other activities are also available.

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4. Wilga Station, Orange

The Wilga Station is a 260-acre working sheep farm, that is located near the historic city of Bathurst and close to the stunning wine country of Orange. Here at the Wilga Station, there are two accommodations available both of which allow guests to experience the idyllic country lifestyle. Guests can use the onsite walking tracks and take in the beautiful landscape and the willow-lined creek.

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5. Watsons Bay Boutique Hotel, Sydney

Nestled amongst the sandy shoreline, the Watsons Bay Boutique Hotel features 32 sun-filled rooms and suites. Each room features king-size beds, large marble bathrooms and many pampering amenities and not to mention the opportunity to take in the gleaming panoramas and grand headlands. There are a number of activities that you can do here, but some popular activities include exploring the Watsons Bay headland, the historic Macquarie and Hornby lighthouses and viewing The Gap.

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6. Sierra Escape, Mudgee

Sierra Escape is an adults-only, award-winning luxury eco glamping experience. Situated on over 280 acres, you have access to beautiful rolling hills and breathtaking views and many kinds of Australian wildlife. The glamping tents are designed for comfort and luxury, they’re made from the highest quality Australian materials. They’re well insulated for warmth in winter and have large windows for the cooling summer breeze.

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7. Chateau Elan At The Vintage, Hunter Valley

The Chateau Elan At The Vintage is nestled among rolling vineyards and overlooks manicured fairways. This award-winning Château is one of Australia’s finest integrated golf, spa and resorts. The resort offers luxury hotel-style accommodation from Luxury Spa Suites to Villas that really shows off the amazing vineyards and surrounding landscape. Guests can use the amazing amenities and visit the vineyards and cellar door wine trails.

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8. Blackbird Luxury Accommodation, Mullumbimby Creek

Blackbird Luxury Accommodation offers adults-only accommodation. The resort features an outdoor swimming pool, a sauna, a bar and a garden. All guest rooms, come with a seating area and a flat-screen TV. The units provide guests with a barbecue and also feature a private bathroom, free toiletries and bed linen. There is also room service, a 24-hour front desk, a shared kitchen and luggage storage for guests.

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9. Treehouse Blue Mountains, Blue Mountains

Nestled between 2x National Parks & World Heritage-listed rainforest you’ll find the Treehouse Blue Mountains. This one-of-a-kind cabin is perfect for couples wanting to escape. It comes complete with a spa, kitchenette, Queen bed, fireplace and floor to ceiling windows to provide stunning views of the deep Bowen’s Creek Gorge and the rare Blue Mountains rainforest.

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10. Nimbo Fork Lodge, Brungle

Nimbo Fork Lodge is located near Brungle. The lodge is nestled in the hills and features amazing views.  The nonsmoking rooms here are feature a seating area, while other rooms include a balcony and/or patio with mountain or river views. There is a private bathroom with bathrobes in every unit. A fridge and kettle and Towels are also offered. Guests can enjoy the on-site restaurant and can play billiards at the property as well as engage in various activities, such as fishing and hiking.

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11. River Room, Bellingen Treehouse, Gleniffer

The River Room, Bellingen Treehouse sits in the beautiful northern NSW Bellinger Valley among treetops and on the bank of the Never-Never creek. Open up your bedroom wall of this treehouse hideaway to enjoy the intimate surroundings. The building was designed by an iconic Australian architect. From your treehouse, you can walk, canoe or swim in the freshwater front yard or ride nearby in Dorrigo and Belongil national parks.

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12. The Enchanted Cave, Bilpin

The Enchanted Cave is the only cave available for couples in the blue mountains of Australia overlooking the world heritage area national park. The clifftop cave is built onto a natural rock platform. Walk through the Hobbit-inspired round door and take in this amazing property with spectacular views and classic rustic amenities. There are also activities available like Bushwalking and more.

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13. 99 Acres Bangalow, Byron Bay

99 Acres Bangalow Retreat is situated on 99 acres of private land atop a hill in the famous Byron Bay hinterland. We offer 2 styles of accommodation, suits in the Guesthouse that have breathtaking views over the Hinterland and self-contained Villas that are light-filled and feature 360-degree views over the surrounding Hinterland from your private balcony. These Guesthouse rooms have access to common areas including a kitchen, a media room, lounge room, dining room and laundry. There is also a spectacular pool, outdoor fire pit and a sun terrace is available for guests to use.

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14. Hideout Cabin, Moss Vale

The Hideout Cabin is the first of its kind in the Southern Highlands. The cabin is an exclusive luxury tiny home that is set on a beautiful dam of a working horse farm, situated on over 150 acres. The tiny home itself has been built with style and features whitewashed exposed timber cladding, bespoke streamlined joinery and large windows as well as a large deck suspending over the dam. Guests are able to interact as much or as little as they like with the surroundings.

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15. The Eastern Thredbo Village, Thredbo

This Cedar Cabin is positioned right on the Thredbo River and has uninterrupted views of Mount Kosciuszko, all while being a two-minute walk into the centre of Thredbo Village. The kitchen has a large island bench, bespoke and streamlined joinery and is completely fitted out with high-end kitchen appliances. The ceiling in the loft bedroom is clad in textural, rough-sawn timber. The bathroom has underfloor heating and a Japanese inspired Onsen. The lounge area has a comfy four-person window seat for relaxing, with an uninterrupted view of the Thredbo River.

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16. Spicers Guesthouse, Pokolbin

The renovated Spicers Guesthouse offers guests many amenities and facilities. These include an outdoor swimming pool, tennis court and the Éremo Restaurant, with its modern Italian cuisine. The rooms here are fitted with a private bathroom with a shower and have air conditioning and a flat-screen TV. The Hunter Valley Gardens is 1.1 km from Spicers Guesthouse, while Tyrrells Wines is 900 m from the property.

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17. LA RIVERAINE, Hawkesbury river

The LA RIVERAINE is a classic ’50’s’ riverside cottage that’s been beautifully restored. The cottage offers guests privacy and serenity and the original boatshed in the water below the cottage has also been restored, giving guests a completely private haven. The Cottage also has a crystal clear plunge pool, multiple terraces, a private jetty and a pontoon to take in the ample views of the Hawkesbury.

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18. KOOKAWOOD, Blue mountains

KOOKAWOOD is more than a romantic getaway, it’s an experience. The house is filled with a collection of antiques and rustic country furniture and constructed using recycled timber beams and reclaimed windows and doors from country properties and hotels. The house has two bedrooms both with wrap-around verandas. It also has an open plan Lounge/dining/kitchen with large windows that have spectacular views out across the Blue mountains.

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Still have questions? We’ve got you covered.

General FAQs

What is a good weekend getaway for couples in NSW?

Every place we have listed is perfect for a weekend getaway in NSW but The Blue Mountains region is home to some of the best.

How do you plan a romantic weekend getaway on a budget?

A romantic getaway doesn't have to break the bank, it's not all about the accommodation. You can have an amazing romantic getaway solely based on the activities or experiences that the property offers.

Where can I go 2 hours in Sydney?

There are many romantic getaways that you can drive to that are 2 hours out of Sydney. Some getaways include the Emirates One&Only Wolgan Valley and The Spicers Guesthouse to name a few.

CONTRIBUTOR

Gabriel Jorge Gouveia

Gabriel Jorge Gouveia is a Sydney-based journalist who specialises in fashion, lifestyle and food reporting. He completed Bachelor of Communication Journalism Major at Western Sydney University and has had work published in the Fashion Industry Broadcast, Aussie Gossip and Beauty News Australia.