Romantic Getaways in Sydney & Beyond

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Let’s be honest, after the past few years, there has been little time to focus on keeping the whole family sane let alone setting aside some precious minutes for any kind of romance. And you know what? We reckon you deserve a bit of ! Let me introduce you to four words you need on your radar asap: romantic getaways in Sydney.

If you’re finally feeling in the mood to get affectionate with your significant other, now is the time to book in that weekend trip with a romantic getaway in NSW.  So get ready to drop the kids off at nan and pa’s and check out these passion-inducing romantic getaways in Sydney and throughout NSW.

10 Romantic Getaways in Sydney and Beyond

1. The Little Black Shack

Little Black Shack
Enjoy the incredible views of Pittwater from the Little Black Shack.


Take a break from the hustle and bustle of life by planning a stay at The Little Black Shack in Pittwater. This quaint private eco-retreat features a charming fisherman’s shack that sits right on the waters edge far away from cars, roads and shops - talk about getting away from it all.

The Little Black Shack is an interior design lover's dream with nautical accents, sandstone walls, cowhide rugs and a beautiful gas stove. Pack all the food, cheese and wine you can handle, then while away the days without a care in the world.

Location: 29 Ross Smith Parade, Great Mackerel Beach

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2. Boydell’s

Boydells
Your romantic African safari awaits at Boydell's.


If a trip to a South African national park has been high on your list of romantic places to visit but flying halfway around the world isn’t quite possible, you can find your own slice of Safari right in your own backyard. As far as romantic getaways in NSW go, you won’t find one as luxurious or opulent as a stay at Boydell’s. Located in the beautiful bushland of the Hunter Valley, Boydell’s eco African safari tents are as glam as any five-star hotel.

Book in for a delicious lunch at the restaurant, explore the Cellar Door and relax in the freestanding copper bathtub for the ultimate romantic experience.

Location: 2 Green Street, Morpeth

3. Spicers Potts Point

Spicers Potts Point
The chic accommodation on offer at Spicers Potts Point.


If your kind of romantic getaway in Sydney involves dining at the hottest new restaurants, popping to art galleries and shopping up a storm, then an inner-city stay at Spicers Potts Point is the place for you. This chic boutique hotel in Sydney offers rooms with sleek interiors located in a beautiful old art deco building.

Spend the day exploring the leafy surrounds then pop back to the hotel for champagne and complimentary evening canapes to really set the spark alight.

Location: 122 Victoria Street, Potts Point

4. Cottage Point Inn

Just an hour outside of the Sydney CBD, you’ll find two romantic couples' retreat apartments overlooking Cowan Waters and Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park - unbridled 180º views to be specific. The Cottage Point Inn is set up so guests can book a dining experience at their restaurant as well as a weekend stay all in one package.

Spend your days exploring the local national park or simply spend the hours doing not much at all except drinking it all in.

Location: 2 Anderson Place, Cottage Point

5. Bells at Killcare

Bells at Killcare
Relax by the pool at Bells at Killcare.


There’s a reason why Bells at Killcare boutique hotel, restaurant and spa is always top of everyone’s wish list when they dream of a romantic getaway in NSW - it truly is the crème de la crème. These seaside villas bring a touch of Hampton’s glam to the Bouddi Peninsula on the Central Coast.

Enjoy culinary delights like no other at The Wild Flower restaurant then book in for a rejuvenating treatment at their spa sanctuary. Yep, this is where romance lives!

Location: 107 The Scenic Road, Killcare Heights

6. Guestlands 

Guestlands
Escape to the Italian countryside right here in Sydney at Guestlands.


If you've been dreaming about escaping to Italy on a romantic sojourn with your significant other but COVID has put a stop to your international travel plans, don't put away your passport just yet. Guestlands offers visitors an Italian holiday less than an hour outside of Sydney! Ok, so you don't actually need your passports to stay at Guestlands but you'll feel as though you do, this romantic getaway in Sydney is about as close to escaping to the Italian countryside as you can get without leaving the country. 

Cobblestone lanes, Tuscan-inspired villas, alfresco dining, fine wine, authentic Italian cuisine... everything you'd like to experience on an Italian holiday is available at Guestlands. And if that's not enough to whet your appetite, luxury Italian liqueur connoisseurs, Disaronno have taken indulgence to a whole new level and created a world-first Disaronno-themed boutique accommodation at Guestlands! 

Guestlands villas
The exquisite Disaronno-themed villas at Guestlands.


Each villa features a luxurious fit out with a Disaronno Fizz aperitivo kit and antipasto picnic basket for guests to enjoy on the quaint private balcony or to take with them to one of the many scenic outdoor locations within the grounds. In each room, guests will also find Disaronno hotel robes, a comforting Disaronno throw blanket and cushions for the ultimate immersive Disaronno experience - bellissimo!

7. Sierra Escape

Romantic getaways in NSW
Wake up to incredible views every morning at Sierra Escape.


Luxury glamping and romance go together like strawberries and chocolate - it’s just the perfect fit. Sierra Escape is a sophisticated glamping experience for couples looking to go off-grid, unwind and reconnect right in the beautiful rolling hills of Mudgee. These five-star glamping tents have been designed to make guests feel like they’re right in the heart of nature while still enjoying the mod cons that make a hotel stay comfortable.

Visit one of the many beautiful local wineries or read a book from the warmth of your bath overlooking the valley - perfection.

Location: 1345 Lower Piambong Road, Piambong

8. Cupitt’s Estate

Cupitt's Estate
Explore the rolling vineyards during your stay at Cupitt's.


If you’re searching for a romantic getaway in NSW that celebrates fresh food, good wine, sustainability and a touch of class, Cupitt’s Estate is where your heart will burn bright. Just outside Mollymook, you’ll find a row of eco-luxury pods just a stone’s throw from the picturesque landscape of the Cupitt’s winery.

From your balcony, you’ll be able to take in green pastures as far as the eye can see. And how’s this for a special touch? You can get wine and fresh oysters delivered right to your door.

Location: 58 Washburton Road, Ulladulla

9. Tiny Away

Tiny Away
Sleep under the stars in a secluded Tiny Away cabin.


Tiny Away's collection of magical tiny houses proves that size really doesn't matter when it comes to a romantic getaway. Tiny Away's collection of exquisite getaways is perfect for loved up couples keen to tune out of their hectic lives and tune into beautiful natural surroundings.

With tiny houses dotted across NSW, Victoria, South Australia, Queensland and Tasmania, there's a destination to suit all tastes and travel desires, and just wait until you see the views on offer! From the World Heritage-listed Wollemi National Park to the Dandenong Ranges and Yarra Valley, Australia's most inspiring natural landscapes can be at your fingertips with just a booking!

10. Kookawood

For a unique Airbnb stay that will take you high up into the Blue Mountains without a soul in sight, book a night or two at Kookawood. This adorable cottage boasts all the quintessential elements you’ve dreamed about for a romantic getaway in Sydney - an open roaring fire, an outdoor bath and 200 acres of property to roam until your heart's content.

Kookawood is quirky, kitschy, isolated and sure to conjure up all those warm and fuzzy feelings.

Location: 271 Martins Road, Rydal

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