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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The Goldie still glistens...

The sunny Gold Coast boasts many locations to suit almost any holiday, all fabulous in their own right. Surfers Paradise is known for its party atmosphere – perfect for the outgoing couple - while the quiet Main Beach in Gold Coast's north will provide a romantic escape. The quaint village vibe at Burleigh Heads is an alternative for a relaxed beach break, or head to the mountains and experience the glorious hinterland.

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While the Sunshine Coast is normally synonymous with a romantic beach getaway, it's also the perfect location for couples wanting a mountain escape. (The Sunshine Coast really is the best of both worlds!)

Here's our plan for spending 48 hours in the Blackall Ranges.

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Visit Queensland's Scenic Rim for a weekend away. Queensland's Scenic Rim region is found towards its south east and is full of natural wonders. From mountain ranges to forests and a number of national parks, it's a great place to visit with a loved one for a relaxing weekend away. Here's how you can spend 48 hours in the Scenic Rim.

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Ever fancied a romantic weekend getaway in tropical Queensland? Cairns is the perfect place for a short break, with its airport and regular flights from most capital cities, its proximity to a range of natural wonders, and its great accommodation options - from luxury getaways to rainforest cabins (Kuranda is only 45 minutes from Cairns city so you could potentially base yourself here if you prefer).

If you find yourself with 48 hours for a romantic getaway in beautiful balmy Cairns, here's some inspiration for how to spend it. 

Granite Belt Wine Country
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Drive 3 hours west of Brisbane and you'll find yourself in a place where the grass is green, the people are friendly, and the wine is very tasty. Welcome to the Granite Belt Wine Country of Queensland … the perfect destination for a weekend getaway! 

There is so much to do and discover in the region that one weekend is really just an introduction. Here is a quick list of what we discovered in a mere 48 hours.

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