Victoria has so much to offer and has lots of magical places to visit. But for romantic getaways in Victoria, close to Melbourne, you can’t go past the Dandenong Ranges and Yarra Valley.
From Melbourne, journey just an hour out of town into lush mountains. Escape the city for nature and relaxation, while you experience all the special pampering and luxuries that make a romantic getaway in Victoria perfect.
Yarra Valley & Dandenong Ranges
If you’re visiting Melbourne, it’s easy to extend your stay beyond the city. The Yarra Valley and the Dandenong Ranges are known for boutique accommodation, wineries, restaurants and day spas. Located only a 45 minute drive east, the Dandenongs are Melbourne’s most romantic destination, and the most accessible for visitors to Melbourne who only have a few days to explore.
With its beautiful scenery, delicious local produce and choice of romantic accommodation, It is also one of the most popular regions in Victoria for romantic couples and for weddings. You’ll find plenty of places and things to do to indulge your romantic side.
Visit picturesque villages and browse through the many shops selling local produce, art and hand made designs. Walk or drive through rolling hills and see the tallest flowering trees in the world in their natural habitat. Go all out and enjoy first class luxury accommodation and pampering for a few days. The Dandenongs are a destination with a million boutique experiences waiting for romantic couples.
Nature, Wildlife & Sunsets
The Dandenong Ranges are known as the Blue Dandenongs and reach 633 metres high. Driving through the winding roads, you’ll catch beautiful views over Melbourne and Port Philip Bay, as well as across to the Warburton Ranges.
Nature enthusiasts will be mesmerised by lush rainforests with towering eucalypts, tree ferns and waterfalls. There are many short walks and tracks to explore throughout the national parks where you’ll see wallabies, lyrebirds and native bird life. Pack a picnic and a rug and enjoy lunch or afternoon tea in the sunshine.
Visiting the Dandenong Ranges would not be complete without traveling through a forest of tree ferns and eucalypts on the historic Puffing Billy steam train. Trains leave regularly from Belgrave and travel to Emerald.
Indulgence & Day Spas
The Dandenong Ranges provide perfect romantic getaways for couples who want to combine staying at a romantic B&B or resort for a few days, with luxury pampering at a day spa.
Imagine being tucked away in the forest overlooking a beautiful view, relaxing in hot mineral springs in a luxury couples retreat and sipping on a cocktail, with your favourite person in all the world. For an extra special romantic getaway, book your accommodation at a secluded couples retreat or resort which offers a full menu of day spa treatments and massage, plus hot spring bathing in a completely secluded location.
Luxury Couples Accommodation In Dandenong Ranges
Victoria is blessed with secluded romantic getaways and luxury accommodation to impress the most discerning couples. You’ll find luxury accommodation in the Dandenong Ranges ideal for a surprise romantic getaway, anniversary, honeymoon or romantic occasion. You won’t have to travel far and you won’t compromise on luxury either, with accommodation providing all the trimmings to make your stay as relaxing as possible.
Seduction & Absolute Seclusion For Couples
Balinese Retreat is located only 45 minutes from Melbourne, at the gateway to the Yarra Valley. Providing secluded romantic getaways in Victoria for couples who don’t want to travel far, Balinese retreat provides a range of luxury accommodation packages in a completely private adults only resort.
The resort provides luxury accommodation for one couple at a time in a completely private luxury villa overlooking the landscaped gardens. Without needing to travel, you will enjoy:
- bathing outdoors in hot mineral springs from deep within the mountains;
- relaxing in your own cedar hot tub overlooking the resort;
- swimming in the private resort pool;
- luxury massage in a luxury day retreat;
- luxury body treatments;
- indoor bathing in a Roman bathhouse and spa;
- dining in the resort restaurant on local gourmet produce;
- sipping on your drink of choice in the resort bar;
- complementary gifts in your room and complementary drinks on arrival.
You’ll feel like the only couple on location in your own movie-style romance.