Valentine’s Day is just around the corner and we at VroomVroomVroom want you and your special someone to find the perfect place to celebrate this day. That’s why we have come up with a list of the most romantic holiday spots in Australia. These destinations will surely make anyone fall in love! No wonder many couples flock to these places not only on Valentine’s Day, but also to celebrate their anniversary or to propose to their significant other.
Hyams Beach (New South Wales)
This beautiful seaside village is famous for its pristine beach. In fact, the Guinness Book of World Records included it in their list of beaches with the whitest sand in the world. Travel and Leisure also included it in their list of “The World’s Most Romantic Places to Propose”. Hyams Beach can be found in Jervis Bay, which is located near the southern border of Sydney. It is nestled between Seaman’s Beach and Chinaman’s Beach. Apart from swimming, you can enjoy other activities at Hyams Beach such as snorkeling, windsurfing, kite flying, or a romantic picnic.
Whitsunday Islands (Queensland)
This collection of continental islands serves as a gateway to the Great Barrier Reef and Queensland. Most people go here because of its yachting scene, but there are also couples that travel all the way to Whitsunday Islands because of the world-famous Heart Reef. The heart-shaped coral composition can be found in Hardy Reef and can be best viewed via seaplane or helicopter. Since its discovery in 1975, the Heart Reef has become a popular site for wedding proposals and Valentine’s Day. After a romantic aerial adventure, you can stay at any of the luxurious resorts in Hamilton Islands.
The beautiful spa town can be found on the base of the Eastern Highlands and is just around 115 km away from Melbourne. What makes it very popular among lovers is its natural mineral springs, luxurious spas and excellent restaurants. This is the perfect place to decompress and relieve stress, to rejuvenate and hopefully all of that will help revive your love for each other. Couples can also go on a relaxing stroll along Lake Daylesford or have a picnic at the Wombat Hill Botanical Gardens.
Victor Harbor (South Australia)
Situated on the Fleurieu Peninsula coast, the city is considered a popular tourist destination because of its breathtaking ocean views, beautiful sunset, and local wildlife. You can even go on a whale watching adventure at the Victor Harbor. Hop on the horse-drawn tram to reach Granite Island where you can find little penguins. Couples who are looking for more thrilling activities can head to Greenhills Adventure Park which features various attractions such as waterslides, mini golf, and go kart.
Margaret River (Western Australia)
If you love to wine and dine, then make sure to visit Margaret River. There are numerous wineries located in this region and some of them offer tours and wine tastings. You can also grab a bottle of wine and head to the beach for a picnic while watching the sunset over the Indian Ocean. Are you in the mood to go surfing? Head to Surfer’s Point which is famous for its top-class surf breaks. For a unique underground adventure, explore the caves nearby including the magnificent Moondyne Cave.
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