A beloved holiday destination for generations, Noosa only seems to get cooler with each passing year. Home to renowned dining hotspots, pristine pockets of sand, picturesque national park and excellent high-end shopping, the summery destination holds plenty of appeal for couples. Dreaming of a beach-chic getaway? We've rounded up a collection of beautiful stays that are perfect for a short break or weekend away.
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Noosa Blue Resort
Can't choose between spectacular coastal or hinterland views? Enjoy the best of both worlds at Noosa Blue Resort. Built on the crest of Noosa Hill, the boutique hideaway offers a relaxing setting while only being moments from fashionable Hastings Street.
A stay in one of Noosa Blue's self-contained suites and penthouses will make you feel right at home, with features like sun-drenched courtyards and hot tubs adding a little extra luxury. Keep things chilled with breakfast at the poolside cafe before hitting the beach and sipping Champagne in the rooftop spa.
The Sebel Noosa
Looking to get amongst Noosa's amazing dining-and-shopping scene? Mix a relaxing getaway with a little excitement and escape to The Sebel Noosa on Hastings Street. With a collection of breezy apartments decked out in Hamptons-inspired style, it's just steps from world-class restaurants and bars.
For a fantastic experience, sample Noosa's exquisite cuisine (especially the seafood!) and cool off in Main Beach's azure waters before returning to your private home-away-from-home at The Sebel.
Easily one of the city's most stylish and loved spots, Netanya Noosa is about as 'on the beach' as you'll get. Overlooking the golden sands of Laguna Bay, the resort also boasts direct access to Hastings Street and its high-end establishments.
Whether you treat yourselves to one of Netanya's chic studios or sumptuous apartments, you'll enjoy true laid-back luxury – think breathtaking views, coastal-cool style and all the mod-cons. There's also lovely touches like a beachfront pool and spa, private barbecue area, café and day spa to make your Noosa getaway totally chilled.
Picture Point Terraces
If you're seeking a room-with-a-view, retreat to the four-and-a-half-star Picture Point Terraces. Terraced into Noosa Hill, the luxe resort is blessed with panoramic views over Noosa, Laguna Bay and out to Double Island. Making the most of its setting, self-contained north-facing apartments provide all the essentials for an unforgettable escape.
Noosa's cherished attractions (like Main Beach, Hastings Street and Noosa National Park) are just a short stroll away from Picture Point, creating a tranquil atmosphere that couples will love. Discover it all for yourselves or just take it easy with sundowners and a soak in your own rooftop spa – how very luxurious.
Makepeace Island Resort
This impressive hideaway is for those who really want to go all-out. Situated just off Noosa's coastline, the heart-shaped Makepeace Island Resort is oh-so romantic. Reopening in November following renovations, the private island escape is also known around the world as the Australian home of Sir Richard Branson – how's that for serious credentials?
Dreamy Balinese villa-style accommodation round out the island idyll at Makepeace, with delicious dining and a straight-from-a-travel-mag pool adding to the romance of it all. Lap it up – you're on island time!
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