Best Honeymoons in New South Wales
Our Top Picks
The last thing you want to do after a wedding is face airports, queues and other travellers. But this doesn’t mean you have to miss out on a totally indulgent, romantic honeymoon. Some of the best luxury resorts and romantic honeymoon destinations in the world may not be as far away as you think. From the stunning Byron Bay hinterland to the beautiful white beaches of the South Coast, NSW offers numerous getaways for a fabulous honeymoon.
Crystal Creek Rainforest Retreat
The 13 architect-designed bungalows at Crystal Creek Rainforest Retreat are located in a spectacularly lush rainforest, set discreetly apart so that none is visible from any other. This is a getaway designed to seamlessly combine the three key ingredients of the perfect romantic honeymoon – privacy, comfort and luxury, all within a stunning rainforest location.
Osborn House, Southern Highlands NSW
Osborn House is a one-of-a-kind, truly bespoke experience, just what is needed for a perfect honeymoon, when all you want to feel totally relaxed and pampered.
Less than a two-hour drive from Sydney, Osborn House is a lovingly restored, impeccably styled 5-star luxury boutique hotel reminiscent of a rustic farmhouse in the English Countryside.
What could be more romantic than a glamping honeymoon? Currajong Retreat is the ultimate romantic honeymoon destination, hidden away on the beautiful NSW South Coast. Combining the comfort and quality of luxury accommodation with a unique glamping experience, Currajong Retreat provides luxury tented accommodation, set high upon a cliff overlooking the valley and river below.
Looking for a rural or country honeymoon? The original cottages and Shearer’s Quarters at Goonoo Goonoo Station at Tamworth have been beautifully restored into luxurious accommodation and capture the history of the station while still providing guests with all the luxuries guests need. Goonoo Goonoo Station also includes a purpose-built award winning restaurant, Glasshouse, coupled with floor to ceiling glass windows offering incredible views over the rolling hills and the distant Liverpool Range.
Cocooned by the natural serenity of the Blue Mountains of New South Wales, a mere hour from Sydney, you’ll find Spicers Sangoma Retreat. Immersed in the natural bush land of the Blue Mountains, this all-inclusive retreat delivers a peaceful and intimate escape. All gourmet meals and beverages are included as well as the premium mini-bar replenished daily. Spicers Sangoma Retreat provides an exclusive NSW honeymoon experience with excellent, attentive service.
Wolgan Valley Resort
(Sadly, Wolgan Valley is closed May 2023 – but will re-open when access roads rebuilt). OK- it may not be cheap, but think of the dollars (and carbon emissions) you are saving by not needing to fly anywhere. And with three fabulous meals a day included, this is a truly indulgent way to spend your honeymoon.
Wolgan Valley Resort is renowned as one of Australia’s most luxurious escapes, and offers the rare opportunity to experience true luxury in a spectacular, secluded, Australian bush setting.
Each of the exclusive villas for couples feature spacious living areas with doubles sided fireplaces, private pools and picturesque verandas designed to immerse you in the atmospheric Blue Mountains surroundings. The ultimate NSW honeymoon.
Bangalay Luxury Villas
Bangalay is only a short, scenic drive to the boutique towns of Berry, Kangaroo Valley, Kiama, Gerroa, Gerringong or further south to the white sand beaches of Jervis Bay.
The intimate luxury villas have been designed with comfort and style as paramount, capturing the coastal breeze as well as the sweeping views down the golf course and out to the scenic mountain range.
Turon Gates Glamping
What sounds more romantic than a deluxe glamping honeymoon experience in the bucolic bliss of Capertee Valley? These ultra-luxurious glamping tents offer king size beds and a crackling log fire with subdued lighting and romantic atmosphere.
Escape the city lights to enjoy the crystal clear skies at Turon Gates with stars as you have never seen before.
Experience the full honeymoon treatment with Champagne on arrival and complimentary artisanal local produce in your room. Blackbird Byron is a luxury boutique destination and is the ideal location to relax amongst the waterfalls, animals and flora & fauna; or to use as a base to going walking, kayaking, mountain-biking and explore the rest of this gorgeous region.
Mount Hay Retreat
Mt Hay Retreat is a unique collection of 5 individual private suites perfect for a honeymoon on the beautiful NSW South Coast. Each suite enjoys stunning views over expansive grounds, the glorious countryside surrounding Berry and the ocean beyond, whilst also giving you the privacy to feel like you are in your own luxury hideaway.
Marramarra Lodge offers 14 contemporary residences, with a maximum of 28 guests at any one time offering a sense of exclusivity.
There are three styles of accommodation, including the Peninsula Tent, a river-safari style experience overlooking the water, the Hawkesbury Bungalow, minimalist lodgings framed with a bush and river backdrop, and the Bay Bungalow, a favourite with honeymooners for its more secluded location.
And not only is Marramarra Lodge a stunning place to stay, they are deeply committed to achieving best practice environmental and social sustainability with the aim to preserve the land’s native origins and encourage the return of native wildlife.
Chalets at Blackheath
The epitome of modern luxury, the Chalets at Blackheath are beautifully proportioned studios with light, airy and expansive spaces where couples can retreat from daily life and fully absorb the natural surroundings after the hard work of the 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.