9 January 2012

5 Australian honeymoon ideas

Looking for a great honeymoon escape that suits you?
We have 5 great romantic holiday ideas that suit all tastes and budgets.

qualia, Hamilton Island
1. The Extravagant
qualia on Hamilton Island in the Whitsundays offers a private, world class luxury retreat for couples. The resort is situated on the northern most tip of Hamilton Island overlooking the gorgeous Whitsunday islands. Every thought has been given to make your stay special, from VIP chauffeur service, private golf buggy hire and private individual pavilions you can’t help but relax at qualia. Take a dip in one of the properties two serene pools, enjoy find dining at the Long Pavilion restaurant, or spend the day at a private beach upon a near by island – there are plenty of activities both inside and outside the complex. qualia offers a 3 night romantic getaway with gourmet dinner on one evening, breakfast daily, VIP airport transfers, beach picnic with bottle of French champagne, sunset cruise on one evening and use of 2 seater golf buggy during your stay.  Flights are available to Hamilton Island from Brisbane, Sydney and Melbourne.

Snorkelling at Heron Island
2. The Adventurous
Heron Island situated just a 30 minute helicopter ride from Gladstone and is set upon a Great Barrier Reef coral cay. Wildlife abounds, from turtles, whales and birdlife - all protected at this World Heritage Listed Marine National Park. You will need at least 4 nights to explore all the island has to offer, from guided reef walks to semi-sub cruises scuba diving, snorkelling and nature walks. At the end of your day relax with a pamper package from Aqua Soul Spa then enjoy dinner overlooking the setting sun. Heron Island offers a 4 night romantic escape with sparkling wine on arrival, all meals and 2 x 60 minute spa treatments per person.

Gold Coast
3. The Beach Lover
The Gold Coast is world famous for sun, sand and fun! Sheraton Mirage Resort & Spa Gold Coast, at the northern most end of the coastline, offers a beachfront location surrounded by sparkling blue lagoons and tropical gardens. Enjoy a romantic dinner at one of the three restaurants or visit one of the 5 theme parks within 20 minutes. For those wanting to stay close, pop across the road to Marina Mirage, an upmarket shopping complex offering 80 speciality shops and restaurants. Enjoy a 2 night romantic escape with bottle of sparkling wine on arrival, buffet breakfast daily and romantic dinner including a bottle of house wine at Terraces Restaurant on one evening.

Cypress Lakes Resort

4. The Wine Enthusiast
Hunter Valley, just a 2.5 hour drive from Sydney, offers over 120 wineries including the crisp Hunter Semillon and the ripe Hunter Shiraz. The attractions don’t stop at vineyards – the village shops offer locally produced cheese, smokehouse goods, chocolates, coffee and olives. Take your special one on a hot-air balloon ride, shop for antiques or browse the local artworks from Pokolbin to Cessnock. Cypress Lakes Resort offer 2 night romantic getaways with bottle of wine, and chocolate dipped strawberries and cheese platter on arrival, full buffet breakfast daily and dinner on one evening. 

Cradle Mountain Chateau
5. The Mountaineer
Love the idea of a cosy cabin in the mountains, huddling by the fire? Cradle Mountain offers cool evenings and stunning scenery all year round. From majestic peaks and still lakes, covered in snow during the winter months, the landscape could not be more romantic. Enjoy Tasmanian produced cheeses, chocolate and freshly caught seafood at local restaurants and cafes. Discover rainforests and waterfalls on one of the 20 walks nearby, canoe, horse ride or take in the Wilderness Gallery, a photographic gallery featuring wilderness and landscape photography. Cradle Mountain Chateau offers 3 night romantic escapes with a bottle of Tasmanian wine and cheese platter on arrival, buffet breakfast daily, two course set dinner on one evening, beer tasting on another evening plus a 60 minute spa treatment per person.

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