Romantic escape in Oz: Melbourne’s top destinations for couples
Looking for a getaway in one of Australia’s most romantic and grand city? We are nearing the mid-year holiday time, which means a time to finally plan that special getaway with the love of your life – or heck, with anyone you have in your mind.
We’ll show you awesome staycation places, beaches, road trips, and other whatnots.
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Melbourne’s top destinations for couples
You can find many awesome hotels in Melbourne that will have you and your SO feeling like royalties before going back to reality.
This place is a sanctuary for both honeymooners and lovers as it tops for romance factors. It’s very posh but doesn’t have the same extravagant price tag. You get picturesque views and dining next to the Yarra while being near the city centre. The place itself is situated in the leisure and prime arts district of the city.
The place itself offers a multitude of elements you can enjoy, including a massive pool, Melba restaurant, wellness centre, and other perks. There’s certainly something for the both of you to enjoy.
Location: 24 Little Bourke St Melbourne VIC 3000
The hotels of Crown Melbourne include the stately Metropol, Promenade and Towers, all of which represent a big portion of the city’s identity. The sprawling casino with its theatrical musical and nightclubs, glittering blackjack tables, Brownlow Stairs, and massive shopping complex here for high-end brands and clientele is something you’ll want to treat both of you to.
Many celebrate their special days in this infamous complex, including 18th birthdays, therefore if you and your loved one would like to get out of the reality for some time, this is definitely a place to go.
Location: Crown Towers Melbourne, 8 Whiteman St Southbank VIC 3006
Road trip style accommodation
Weerona Exclusive Bed and Breakfast
A classically different location nestled in the beautiful Rye. Here you can choose from a number of differently themed cottages, including African Cottage, Egyptian, Tuscan Villa, Grange Jacuzzi Suite, Phuket Lodge, and others. All boast unique aspects of different cultures around the world.
As a plus, you’ll still be near the action since the location is just minutes from top attractions in Victoria. The place is great on the money front, so if you want to save but still get awesome accommodation, this is the place.
Location: 24 Creedmore Dr Rye VIC 3941
Hudson on Wombat
A fantastic place located in the paradise of Daylesford. The place is artfully designed and completely fitted-out and is known as a ‘couples-only’ retreat. Talk about romantic.
Here you’ll get to experience an enormous couch, unlike others you’ve probably seen before. The meticulous attention to detail with their incredible bathtub and gorgeous chess set will fascinate you. Seeing is believing, so just go there and see.
Location: 16 Central Springs Rd Daylesford VIC 3460
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Renowned gateway to the Great Ocean Road where the most journey to this world-famous road is started. You won’t be able to resist spending a day or two here because of the fantastic accommodation and activities available.
Location: 35 Bell St, Torquay VIC 3228
Great views. Fantastic cabins. Lots of nature. Unique experiences. What’s not to like? This place, located at the Great Ocean Road will blow your mind. A plus if you’re road tripping as well.
Location: 311 Great Ocean Rd Apollo Bay VIC 3233
There you have it! Time to plan that short holiday break with your loved one today!