The Whitlams might have said that there’s no aphrodisiac like loneliness, but we think a gorgeous hotel room and awe-inspiring views come in at a very close second. Whether it’s a new lover or a long-term bae, we’ve curated the most romantic getaways near Brisbane for intimate and romantic one-on-one time. Don’t forget the candles and champagne!
If a romantic getaway isn’t on the cards anytime soon (it’s good for the romance but not for the wallet), then checkout our selection of budget-friendly Brisbane date nights! Everyone deserves a little bit of lovin’.
Thanks to Alluxia for all the travel advice and inspo!
1. Heal House | Brisbane
Brisbane’s best-kept secret Heal House has luxurious rooms this Valentine’s Day from $209 per night. Set in a renovated Queenslander in Brisbane’s capital of cool, New Farm. Heal House offers just three exclusive suites, so you’ll want to plan ahead as rooms are limited. Owned by fashionable couple Lindsay Bennett and Bryce Williams you know you’re in for a stylish stay.
2. Alex Perry Hotel & Apartments | Brisbane
Another Brisbane Valentine’s Vacay worth checking out is Alex Perry Hotel & Apartments. Fashion designer Alex Perry has put his eye for style on the interior styling of this contemporary hotel, resulting in your choice of luxe ‘blonde’ or ‘brunette’ rooms boasting lush, high quality interiors and rooftop pool with city views. Make it an indulgent night in with dinner at onsite restaurant Delfina’s Bistro.
3. Spicers Hidden Vale | Grandchester
Leave the city stresses behind and escape to the country at Spicers Hidden Vale, just one hour from Brisbane you’ll find the ultimate romantic and peaceful getaway. Feeling active? There’s bushwalking and mountain bike trails to explore or if relaxation is more your style, book in to the day spa, laze by the pool and indulge in dinner at Homage Restaurant.
4. Glass on Glasshouse | Sunshine Coast Hinterland
Built for romance and surrounded by nature, the vibe is one of glorious isolation at Glass on Glasshouse. With floor to ceiling windows showcasing the stellar views of the Glasshouse Mountains. Tick, tick, tick - these villas boast deep soaking baths, fireplace and gourmet breakfast provisions to keep you ensconced in luxury all weekend long.
5. The Rise Noosa | Sunshine Coast
Base yourself at The Rise Noosa and explore all that Hastings Street and Noosa has to offer. Dial up the romance by organising a luxury picnic by Getaway Pantry. Think incredible cheese platters, oysters, Champagne and romantic bohemian tee pees in a picture perfect setting.
6. O’Reilly’s Rainforest Retreat | Gold Coast Hinterland
Take a two-hour drive from Brisbane and head to O’Reilly’s Rainforest Retreat. Mountain Villas are your best bet for those looking for the ultimate hideaway – fully self contained and boasting spa bath, outdoor setting and fireplace, you won’t want to leave your mountain hideaway.
7. QT Gold Coast | Gold Coast
Book a beach break at the QT Gold Coast for a fun fusion of art, design, fashion and style in one quirky hotel. Sip cocktails poolside soaking up the cool, retro vibes by day and dine at international marketplace Bazaar Restaurant by night with a nightcap at Stingray Bar. GC perfection.
8. Halcyon House | Cabarita Beach
Halcyon House is so hot right now! This incredibly Instagram worthy hotel has designer style by Brisbane’s Anna Spiro and with just 21 rooms it’s an exclusive address worthy of a romantic rendezvous.
9. Elements of Byron | Byron Bay
This scorching summer is proof we need more poolside hangs in our life, amiright? With an epic lagoon pool, cabanas, hanging lounges and poolside fire pit, camp yourself poolside and order a cocktail or two. Luxury villas, absolute beach access, day spa and delicious dining seal the deal.
10. 28 Degrees | Byron Bay
Byron Bay’s newest luxury retreat is perfectly positioned for a coastal cool getaway in the heart of Byron Bay. There’s a strict no TV policy, however 28 Degrees offers newly released books for your to enjoy and unwind. We think you’ll find plenty to keep you entertained and offline is the new luxury after all.