Best Honeymoon Destinations in Australia
Our Top Picks
What do you and your partner want out of your honeymoon? That’s the first question you need to ask when looking into honeymoon destinations. Some couples want adventure, some want to find somewhere totally quiet after the drama of the wedding day, while others want pure luxury. One thing remains constant however and that is that every couple wants their honeymoon to be a memorable, once-in-a-lifetime experience and is the perfect opportunity to really indulge.
Whether you want a walking holiday, a secluded romantic glamping getaway, or over-the-top luxury, you can find your dream trip at one of these honeymoon destinations in Australia.
It comes as no surprise to many to know that some of the best honeymoon destinations are actually right here in Australia. Embrace the opportunity to discover the wonderful romantic escapes hidden away throughout our fabulous country. Indulge in great Australian food and wine in the knowledge that you are helping to support our Aussie tourism, food and wine industries.
Here are some of our favourite places to honeymoon in Australia for romance and adventure — and to bring you and your partner closer than ever.
Coastal Pavilions at Freycinet Lodge
The Freycinet Peninsula in Tasmania is one fo the most beautiful areas of Australia. Inspired by these surrounds, the nine Coastal Pavilions at Freycinet Lodge are constructed from oak and ironbark timber and sit perfectly into the landscape, blurring the lines between inside and out.
Your room at the gorgeous Coastal Pavilions at Freycinet Lodge is shaped like two curved wings; one side houses a king-sized bedroom, the other a cool lounge area.
A stunning and luxurious Tasmanian honeymoon option.
The Frames Luxury Riverland Experience
The Frames is the perfect place for a 5 star honeymoon experience. These stunning villas, set on the peaceful banks of the Murray River in South Australia, have been beautifully designed for couples and offer world class luxury and personal hospitality.
Your experience at The Frames can be a totally secluded sanctuary for two or you can choose to venture out to include local experiences with gourmet food and wine.
The Chalets at Blackheath
The epitome of modern luxury, the Chalets at Blackheath, in the Blue Mountains of NBW, are beautifully proportioned studios with light, airy and expansive spaces. Retreat from daily life, be totally spoilt and fully absorb the natural surroundings after the hard work of your wedding day.
Designed with clean lines and local textures, the calming interior features a king-sized bed, fireplace, and an oversized bathroom made entirely of limestone, showcasing twin rain showers and a deep soaking tub.
Glass on Glasshouse
The three luxury villas at Glass on Glasshouse in the South East corner of Queensland are great for honeymoon couples that enjoy the latest technology. Think whole of house sound system.
We love the dramatically decadent freestanding double spa bath with rainshower set on a plinth in the middle of the bathroom, and for those cool winter nights there’s a beautiful two-sided romantic eco-smart fire which can be experienced from the bathroom as well as the lounge.
A gorgeous part of the world perfect for a romantic honeymoon.
The stunning glamping tents at Truffle Lodge in Tasmania have been designed to be your sanctuary, a place of rest and contentment, a space to reconnect with yourself and your significant other.
With hand-carved wooden baths, rain-showers, king-sized beds, coffee machines and heating, the tents are equipped with everything for a romantic glamping honeymoon.
In addition to the luxurious safari-style tents, all with river frontage, there’s The Lodge, connected to the tents via a boardwalk, where guests can dine, relax in the bar or sit on the cosy lounges by the fireplace with a book.
Crystal Creek Rainforest Retreat
With a 5 star score from reviewers, Crystal Creek Rainforest Retreat is a fabulous romantic honeymoon destination for couples.
Located between Byron Bay and the Gold Coast hinterland, the retreat offers private luxury villas with large sunken double spas, fireplaces and heated plunge pools. The villas are set on 250 acres of genuine old growth rainforest with World Heritage National Park on three sides, assuring true peace and privacy. The rainforest surrounds include stunning creek & rock pools, while a full gourmet dining menu is available if you can’t bare to leave.
Thala Beach Nature Reserve
With granite boulders, waterfalls and overhanging trees creating natural swimming pools, and paths winding through rainforests and woodlands, connecting with secluded coves and beaches, you could be forgiven for thinking you were honeymooning in Paradise.
Thala Beach Nature Reserve is located in a magical position on Queensland’s far North Coast. The deluxe timber bungalows are built high on stilts and nestle in the forest canopy providing an unobtrusive relationship with the natural world. They offer ocean, mountain or forest views. Dining at the highly regarded the Osprey Restaurant is an extra sensory pleasure.
Sticky Rice Villas
These Villas are the ultimate in luxury accommodation in the Adelaide Hills. Exclusive, yet affordable, Sticky Rice Villas have been inspired by the architecture of luxury holiday villas seen in places such as Bali, Thailand and Japan.
Floor to ceiling glass surrounds each villa allowing views and easy access to the private enclosed courtyards and landscaped gardens. The villas offer a spacious indoor living areas, a private walled outdoor courtyard plus individual gardens in which to explore and relax.
Spicer's Sangoma Retreat
Cocooned by the natural serenity of the Blue Mountains of NSW, you’ll find the perfect honeymoon destination at Spicers Sangoma Retreat.
This totally luxe option, Sangoma is a place where you’ll discover complete rejuvenation and true reconnection. An eco-certified retreat, Spicers Sangoma Retreat features sauna facilities, infinity lap pool, open plan lounge and 8 suites that capture the beauty of the natural surrounds. All gourmet meals and beverages are included as well as the premium mini-bar, making it an ideal setting for a luxurious honeymoon.
Sal Salis Ningaloo Reef
Sal Salis Ningaloo Reef is an exclusive beach safari camp nestled in the dunes of the Cape Range National Park near Exmouth in Western Australia. Each of the fifteen eco-luxe wilderness tents offer views of the surrounding bush and over the Indian Ocean and the fringing Ningaloo Reef.
Hidden in the dunes overlooking the pristine beach, Sal Salis brings a touch of eco-luxe style to this remote and beautiful wilderness. Designed to blend with the environment, Sal Salis’ spacious wilderness tents sit on raised platforms and offer wonderful views of the natural surrounds and the ocean beyond, as well as comfortable beds and an eco-en suite bathroom. For honeymooners, there is even a special honeymoon tent in a secluded location.
The Islington Hotel
The Islington is a very special, small, luxe hotel in Hobart with a long history and a large delightful garden affording unique and stunning views of Mount Wellington.
Perched in the exclusive enclave of South Hobart, slightly removed from the city with amazing views of kunanyi and its shifting moods, this multiple award winning hotel is luxury personified, offering award winning personal service.
Decorated with fine art and furnished with antiques, Islington appeals to those who desire the very best in service, presented in an atmosphere of serenity, luxury and tranquillity.
Elysian Luxury Island Retreat
The most secluded island retreat in the Whitsundays, with only 20 guests at any one time Elysian Luxury Eco Retreat is a private cove surrounded by rainforest and all the magnificence of the Great Barrier Reef. With a small team of dedicated staff, locally sourced custom menu, personalised organic spa treatments and aquatic adventures that cater to each individuals interests, the resort is a perfect spot for an idyllic honeymoon.