Winter Weekend Getaways for Couples in Victoria

Winter Weekend Getaways for Couples in Victoria

With its stunning landscapes, cosy accommodations, and plethora of activities perfect for couples, the Great Ocean Road is the most romantic getaway in regional Victoria. Whether you’re after a quiet, intimate retreat or an adventure-filled weekend, you’ll find everything you need to create lasting memories in this quick spotlight on romantic winter getaways in Victoria.

Top Romantic Winter Getaway Spots in Victoria

1. Apollo Bay

Apollo Bay gives couples the best of both worlds with options for both luxury and adventure for couples. Picture cosy accommodations with uninterrupted ocean views, where you can relax to the sound of waves. Choose from secluded cottages to luxurious holiday villas.

Romantic Activities in Apollo Bay:

  • Nature Walks: Explore the lush rainforests in the Great Otway National Park, home to beautiful waterfalls and serene trails.
  • Wildlife Encounters: Tour Wildlife Wonders to see local fauna up close.
  • Pampering Sessions: Indulge in a relaxing massage after a day of activity.
  • Scenic Flights: Book a helicopter flight for panoramic coastal views.

For dining, visit the Apollo Bay Distillery or enjoy a gourmet dinner at a local restaurant.

2. Port Campbell

Similar to Apollo Bay, Port Campbell’s natural beauty is paired wonderfully with luxurious accommodations. Ideal for couples seeking adventure and relaxation in the town famous for the 12 Apostles and Loch Ard Gorge.

Romantic Activities in Port Campbell:

  • Scenic Drives: Enjoy picturesque drives along the Great Ocean Road.
  • Natural Attractions: Visit the 12 Apostles and walk down the Gibson Steps.
  • Helicopter Tours: See the Shipwreck Coast from above with a scenic tour.
  • Local Cuisine: Dine at any of the fantastic restaurants in the region or kick back with a barbecue surrounded by nature at Anchors Port Campbell stunning couple’s accommodation

3. Anglesea

Just a short drive from Melbourne, Anglesea is ideal for a quick romantic weekend getaway in Victoria. This coastal town boasts beautiful beaches and high red cliffs.

Romantic Activities in Anglesea:

More Romantic Activities and Experiences

Winter in Victoria offers both adventure and relaxation. Here are some romantic activities to enjoy:

  • Whale Watching: Witness majestic whales along the coast from May to September.
  • Waterfall Discoveries: Discover waterfalls, especially vibrant in winter.
  • Horseback Riding: Enjoy a romantic ride along the beach.
  • Cosy Firesides: Snuggle by the fireplace in charming accommodations.

Cosy Accommodations for Romantic Getaways

Finding the perfect place to stay is crucial for a romantic escape. The Great Ocean Road offers a variety of options, from luxurious resorts to quaint cottages. View all accommodations here or a couple of our favourite options for couples below:

  • Great Ocean Road Resort: Boutique properties with onsite spas and gourmet dining.
  • ELUX accommodation: Manages luxury holiday homes across the region with incredible service and a focus on experiences that create lasting memories.

Plan Your Romantic Getaway

Planning your romantic weekend getaway in Victoria is easy with our curated itineraries and collections of accommodations and places to eat and drink across the region. Start planning your trip today or speak to one of our Visitor Information Centres where local experts provide personalised recommendations and insider tips to make your stay truly special.

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