Short Breaks

Photo courtesy Crystal Creek Rainforest Retreat

At Holidays for Couples, we've been on the hunt for the best romantic getaways in Australia and beyond for 22 years now, so if you are looking for the perfect Australian escape, short break or honeymoon, you can relax -- all of the hard work is done for you! From luxurious cottages to city resorts, and private houses to B&Bs, there is a romantic destination in the H4C online gallery just perfect for your next Australian holiday.

From New South Wales to beautiful Queensland and Victoria and beyond, there is a romantic getaway on this website that is just perfect for you and your special someone. If you are looking for something more, we think you’ll love the brand new digital magazine - Australia for Two.  This complimentary, contemporary guide has been put together by the editor’s of Holidays for Couples magazine and features some unique weekends away in just about every Australian state.

If you’re not quite sure where in Australia you want your holiday or honeymoon to be, head to our Where to Stay - Australia section and let your chosen accommodation dictate your state or territory … after all, many of the romantic retreats featured on www.holidaysforcouples.travel are the actual destination themselves (seriously, you’ll find it hard to leave!).

In the meantime, below you’ll find a range of articles, written by leading travel writers. As one of Australia’s longest-running travel magazine, there are hundreds of articles here, so sit back, grab a cup of coffee (or glass of wine) and let our writers give you the low-down on some of Australia’s best short break destinations.
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There's something undeniably glamorous about a city escape – who can resist the romance of wining and dining somewhere with a buzzing atmosphere? With all the essentials for a lavish getaway, Melbourne is great for couples wanting to treat themselves. Inspired? Here's how to spend 48 hours in Victoria's dazzling capital...

Beach Club, Hamilton Island
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It’s long been a go-to for romantic getaways and dream honeymoons, but the Whitsundays is really having a moment right now.

With more travellers returning to its sun-kissed isles and pristine beaches lately, this Queensland gem is hot on the travel radar. And whether you’re seasoned regulars or newcomers, there’s plenty in the Whitsundays to fulfil your tropical escape daydreams...

Coriole Vineyards, McLaren Vale
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South Australia is known as one of the Great Wine Capitals of the World, and it's no wonder. With 18 glorious wine regions and more than 200 cellar doors located within an hour's drive of the city, a thriving bar scene and plenty of fresh local produce to fuel an innovative and edgy restaurant industry, Adelaide is heaven for lovers of excellent food and wine. It's also perfect for couples who like to get out and explore! 

Thinking of getting away for a short break or weekend away? Add these marvellous experiences to your must-do list...

View from Trinity Bay Lookout
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If you're distracted by daydreams of swaying palms and pink sunsets, it's time you discovered (or rediscovered) Queensland's Port Douglas. 

Escape to Broadbeach's golden sands for a fabulous weekend away
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If you haven't been to Broadbeach for a while, it’s time to book a weekend away and discover how this beachside town has grown into one of the most cosmopolitan destinations on the Gold Coast. 

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