1. Daylesford

Sink into a blissful spa experience in Daylesford. Famed for its natural mineral waters and with a burgeoning food and wine scene, the Victorian destination provides the ultimate in relaxation for couples who love to treat themselves. This is truly Victoria's spa country, as it's home to Australia's largest collection of natural mineral springs. Daylesford and its neighbouring town of Hepburn Springs makes the most of this with an abundance of day spas which offer pamper packages aplenty.

Between the two of these towns you can experience more than 200 treatments and types of therapies, ranging from traditional massage and facials through to treats such as mud baths, naturopathy and reiki. What's more, the region is simply stunning, giving you plenty of chances to roam through the national parks and forests in between treatments.


2. Hunter Valley

Hunter Valley is also known as wine country, so anyone partial to a drop of red, white or anything in between should add this to their romantic itinerary. Stop in to some of the more than 150 wineries, vineyards and cellar doors to sip on Semillon, Chardonnay and Shiraz like you've never tasted before. These are the wines the region is most renowned for, but there's plenty of others to enjoy during your stay. Take a tour through the wine regions of Pokolbin, Wollombi, Broke, Lovedale and Maitland, enjoying some of the top-tier restaurants and fresh local produce, such as cheeses and olive oils, as you go.


3. Margaret River

Head to Western Australia's Margaret River for a taste of the country with all the creature comforts close to hand. The town is quaint, charming and centres around the river, with exceptional wining and dining opportunities on offer. Take your bikes and enjoy a couple's ride through the forest, or head to the beach for a picnic under the beating sun. Explore Lake and Mammoth caves with your loved one, or take advantage of the artisan food scene and put together a platter of fruit pickles, local cheese and aged meats.


4. Whitsundays

Soak up the sun in the Whitsundays, which is made up of 74 islands on Queensland's tropical coast. Here you can explore the Great Barrier Reef, laze around on blissfully beautiful beaches for days on end and scour the seas for beautiful aquatic creatures. There are plenty of opportunities to cruise around the islands here, stopping for a dive or swim as you go. Make sure you check out world-famous Whitehaven Beach, which may be the most stunning piece of land you will ever see in real life.


5. Noosa

Drive over to Noosa for another Queensland experience you and your loved one will cherish. The region will be especially appealing to nature lovers, as it's surrounded by national parks, beaches, a river and hinterland, providing a huge range of activities to enjoy. Fish, dive, swim or simply sunbathe your way around town. Spend half your day on Main Beach then head to the end for a hike through Noosa National Park, where you may spot koalas, birds and marine life such as sea turtles and dolphins swimming along the coastline.