Embraced by the gentle kiss of sunshine, the coastal haven of Sunshine Coast awaits, a poetic symphony of turquoise waters and glistening sandy beaches. From the alluring hinterland charms of Maleny and Montville, to the vibrant energy of Noosa’s bustling streets and exquisite restaurants, this coastal paradise brims with an endless array of captivating experiences. Visitors are drawn to the region’s awe-inspiring attractions such as the ethereal Glass House Mountains, the enchanting Underwater World Sea Life Aquarium, and the captivating beauty of Noosa National Park. An afternoon may be spent delighting in the plethora of water activities such as surfing, paddleboarding, or simply soaking in the coastal ambience. As the sun dips below the horizon, painting the sky in hues of pink and orange, a deeper understanding blossoms. The Sunshine Coast, with its breathtaking sunsets, exquisite dining, and tranquil seaside ambience, isn’t just a destination, but an intimate invitation for romantic escapades. The lush scenery and tranquil moments shared amidst nature’s grandeur make it an unrivalled choice for those seeking to rekindle sparks and create timeless memories.
With its stunning natural beauty and serene atmosphere, the Sunshine Coast offers a multitude of idyllic romantic getaways; allow us to guide you through a curated selection of these enchanting hideaways.
Romantic Weekend Getaways in Montville
1. The Spotted Chook and Amelie’s Petite Maison
Nestled within the breathtaking backdrop of the Sunshine Coast hinterland, you will find ‘The Spotted Chook and Amelie’s Petite Maison’, an exquisite French-inspired country inn. Bathed in tranquility, each accommodation welcomes you with a delicate fusion of antique furnishings and French-styled decor, complimented by modern comforts such as free Wi-Fi, a plush sofa, a sleek flat-screen TV, and an iPod docking station. Many of these serene retreats even invite warmth with a crackling fireplace and offer the luxury of a spa bath or bathtub.
Step outside onto your private balcony or patio, where each day begins with a complimentary continental breakfast of fresh fruit, creamy yogurt, and an assortment of cereals. The real treat lies in the home-baked croissants and muffins, promising a delightful start to your day.
Spend a leisurely afternoon wandering through the charming rural gardens, surrendering to the peaceful whispers of nature. As the day melts away, find solace in the guest lounge. French doors swing open onto a veranda, where you can absorb the captivating view of the valley. Just a short 5-minute drive away, you’ll discover the enchanting village of Montville, ready to reveal its secrets. With such elegance and tranquility, ‘The Spotted Chook and Amelie’s Petite Maison’ creates an unforgettable romantic retreat in the heart of the Sunshine Coast.
Address: 176 Western Ave, Montville QLD 4560
2. Treetops Montville
Tucked away in the verdant heart of the Sunshine Coast Hinterland rainforest, Treetops® Montville Accommodation offers an intimate escape. Here, our standalone cabins blend effortlessly with their natural surroundings, fostering a deep sense of tranquillity.
Upon your arrival, savour a welcoming treat of champagne and chocolates, setting the tone for your romantic retreat. Imagine the two of you curled up in front of a log fire, its crackling warmth the perfect companion for cooler evenings, or indulging in the soothing bubbles of your private double spa bath.
Witness the breathtaking mornings from your deck, where breakfast tastes like serenity. Let the magical rhythm of nature envelop you as you unwind by the secluded pool. Treetops® Montville caters to your desires all year round, be it a cosy winter haven or a refreshing summer sanctuary.
With the comfort of hot spas, the charm of log fires, air conditioning for those warmer days, and a cool rainforest pool for a refreshing dip, Treetops® Montville is the idyllic spot to relax and rejuvenate. Their rainforest cabins stand guard at the gateway to Kondalilla National Park, home to the majestic Kondalilla Falls. Witness the grandeur of Skene Creek as it plunges 90m into a rainforest valley, creating a spectacle especially during the summer wet season – a scene that earned Kondalilla its Aboriginal name, meaning ‘rushing waters’. At Treetops® Montville, the melody of nature serenades you in every moment of your romantic getaway.
Address: Cynthia Hunt Drive, Flaxton QLD 4560
3. Treetops Seaview Montville
Imagine a sanctuary created just for two, situated a mere 200 metres from the enchanting Montville Village. Welcome to Treetops Seaview Montville, a delightful stroll away from an array of exquisite restaurants, inspiring art galleries, and charming boutiques.
Perched on the escarpment, each private Treehouse offers a chance to unwind on your personal deck. Here, you are greeted with an unrivalled panorama of the hinterland and distant coastline—a view that Montville holds as a unique treasure.
Sink into the soothing embrace of your two-person spa, or bask in the soft warmth emanating from your two-way fireplace. Each Treehouse is an oasis of comfort, equipped with air conditioning, a kitchen, and a DVD player, promising you a restful retreat.
Upon arrival, a breakfast hamper awaits you—a thoughtful collection of nourishing delights to enhance the tranquillity of your stay. At Treetops Seaview Montville, we invite you to immerse yourself in the unparalleled magic of a couple’s retreat.
Address: 3/130 Main St, Montville QLD 4560
4.Kondalilla Eco Resort
Tucked amidst 20 acres of lush Sunshine Coast Hinterland rainforest, only one and a half hours drive from the urban bustle of Brisbane, lies a genuine sanctuary from city life, a place that allows you to unwind, reconnect, and drink in the beauty of nature.
Kondalilla Eco Resort, your haven in the wilderness, offers 23 beautifully appointed rooms. Each room, with fresh linens, convenient kitchenette facilities, and a cozy wood burner for cooler months, is designed with your comfort in mind. For warmer days, each room is equipped with reverse-cycle air conditioning, and to help you relax, spa baths are ready to melt your cares away.
At the heart of this natural paradise is the Kondalilla Restaurant. Embrace vegetarian cuisine enriched with a delightful seafood and vegan influence, all presented with uncompromising style and meticulous attention to detail. Surrounded by unparalleled tranquility and serene beauty, Kondalilla Eco Resort offers a calming retreat, a place for your heart to relax, rejuvenate, and recharge.
Address: 61 Kondalilla Falls Rd, Flaxton QLD 4560
Romantic Getaways in Maleny
5. Top Of The Hill
Perched atop the tranquil heights of the Sunshine Coast Hinterlands, Top of the Hill affords opulent accommodation for couples seeking the perfect romantic retreat.
Nestled on Hovard Road, in the picturesque Maleny, six luxuriously designed, separate, and private cabins beckon, each meticulously arranged along a sheltered walkway that connects to the main building. Reasonable rates and sumptuous amenities are yours to indulge in, every aspect meticulously crafted for your ultimate relaxation.
Every cabin pampers its guests with a private deck and a spa bathroom with an open design, all overlooking the captivating panorama of the scenic valley below. Each morning, awaken to this breathtaking vista and indulge in a complimentary hot breakfast, served either on your private deck or in our main dining room, both offering uninterrupted views of the serene valley.
Top of the Hill’s luxurious accommodation is the quintessence of a romantic getaway, serving as the idyllic location for couples seeking a memorable retreat on the captivating Sunshine Coast.
Address: Sheriff St, Forestdale QLD 4118
6. Bellthorpe Stays
Nestled in the verdant heart of the Sunshine Coast Hinterland, Bellthorpe Stays Nature’s Retreat serves as a serene haven, a place where one can embrace the tranquility of nature while having the opportunity to explore private waterfalls, bask in the charm of the rainforest, marvel at the avian bounty, and stroll along peaceful walking tracks amid the abundance of wildlife.
Bellthorpe Stays is an invitation to experience the serenity of rural life, set on a vast, 400-acre private estate, neighboring the captivating Bellthorpe National Park. This is the perfect destination to escape the pace of daily life, rejuvenate, and reclaim the rest and relaxation you’ve been yearning for.
Both the Cottage and the Cabins, positioned amidst the serene landscape of leafy Bellthorpe, offer self-contained accommodations that perfectly blend comfort and nature. They boast ample open spaces, inviting breezes, generous verandas offering local views, a cozy wood heater for those cooler nights, and well-equipped kitchens.
Here, you have the liberty to unwind, soak in the unique country atmosphere, engage in exploration, or do absolutely nothing at all!
Address: 200 Willett Rd, Bellthorpe QLD 4514
Just a stone’s throw away from the melodious Obi Obi Creek, Kaalba majestically nestles on the hillside, offering an enchanting self-contained studio that gifts guests with awe-inspiring views of the rainforest-clad valley. Its location is as tranquil as it is protected, a serene oasis for those seeking a quiet retreat.
Year-round, the veranda serves as a stage where more than ninety bird species charm with their captivating performances, both visual and auditory. During rainfalls, the symphony of the river resonates throughout the valley, creating a soothing soundtrack to your stay.
Situated on Maleny’s east side, Kaalba enjoys a prime location — just seven minutes from the town centre and ten from Montville. Its close proximity to popular wedding venues on the Range and the coast just thirty-five minutes away, make it an ideal choice for guests.
Yet, the true magic of Kaalba lies in its natural surroundings. A short amble from the studio leads you to a deep swimming hole framed by basalt rock steps, fifty metres long and perfect for a cooling dip. Venture a little further and discover the waterfall and rapids, where the elusive platypus make their home. If you rise with the dawn, spotting these charming creatures is almost guaranteed.
Kaalba is a sanctuary of modern, clean and thoughtfully designed interiors that perfectly complement the natural beauty outside its doors. It is not just a place to stay, but a beautiful experience waiting to unfold.
Address: Unit 2/19 Beechwood Rd, Maleny QLD 4552
Romantic Getaways in Noosa Heads
8. Sofitel Noosa Pacific Resort
Tucked away on the lively Hastings Street at the core of Noosa, an entrance into Sofitel Noosa Pacific Resort uncovers a hospitality that is rich in warmth and local charm. This luxurious five-star sanctuary uniquely blends the laid-back, coastal chic of Noosa with a touch of Parisian elegance – a duality only Sofitel can bring to life so exquisitely.
All the splendour Noosa has to offer is at your fingertips. The renowned gastronomic pleasures offered by Noosa’s best restaurants, the trendy boutiques gracing Hastings Street, and the globally celebrated beauty of Noosa Beach are all a stone’s throw away. This is your gateway to the quintessential Noosa experience.
Address: Hotel Entrance Via, 14 16 Hastings Street, Noosa Parade, Noosa Heads QLD 4567
9. Tingirana Noosa
Nestled harmoniously between the vibrant Hastings Street and the serene Noosa Beach, Tingirana Noosa graces its guests with luxurious apartment accommodations, poised directly facing the tranquil beachfront. It finds itself cocooned amidst the crème de la crème of Noosa’s café scene, the finest restaurants, and sophisticated bars, along with an array of boutique shopping experiences. A mere stone’s throw from the soothing waves of the beach, and a short, peaceful drive to the natural haven of the Noosa National Park, Tingirana Noosa presents itself as the epitome of convenience and opulence combined.
Address: 25 Hastings St, Noosa Heads QLD 4567
10. Netanya Noosa
From snug studio apartments to expansive three-bedroom villas, Netanya Noosa graces its guests with a prized location along some of the most enchanting beachfront in Noosa, perhaps even Australia. An idyllic retreat for couples, families, or solitary explorers, each meticulously adorned room boasts a unique charm, complemented with generous amenities, spacious comfort, and mindful additional touches.
Immerse yourself in the heart of Noosa, where the relaxed elegance of Netanya resides. This serene sanctuary offers unfiltered access and sweeping vistas of Noosa Main Beach, embodying the essence of leisurely luxury. Step beyond the gate and your toes meet the soft sands of Noosa Main Beach or find yourself mere steps away from the invigorating National Park walks, and the upscale boutique shopping and dining experiences of Hastings Street. Gracing the best of Noosa’s beachfront, Netanya Noosa stands as a precious gem in the heart of this coastal paradise.
Address: 71 Hastings St, Noosa Heads QLD 4567
Romantic Getaways in Mooloolaba
11. Coco Mooloolaba
Situated in the vibrant heart of Mooloolaba, Coco Mooloolaba offers the tranquil luxury of self-contained accommodation just a brief, two-minute stroll from the breathtaking Mooloolaba Beach, and a delightful collection of quaint cafes and charming restaurants for your gastronomic delight.
The property unfurls an enticing outdoor pool and jacuzzi, coupled with balconies adorning each apartment, and an outdoor barbecue area for convivial entertainment. An ideal retreat for couples or petite families, Coco Mooloolaba presents a slice of paradise uniquely yours.
The one and two-bedroom apartments furnish all the essentials for a convenient and comfortable sojourn, with a selection of apartments offering awe-inspiring ocean views stretching across the horizon. Bask in the radiant sun on one of Queensland’s most immaculate beaches, courtesy of our complimentary beach cabana and chair hire, making Coco Mooloolaba your unforgettable seaside sanctuary.
Address: 79-83 First Ave, Mooloolaba QLD 4557
12. Mantra Zanzibar
Nestled above the tranquil waters of Mooloolaba Bay, Mantra Zanzibar presents an idyllic beachfront retreat, perfectly designed for those longing to immerse themselves in the vibrancy of coastal life. Situated on The Esplanade, this enchanting Sunshine Coast resort is mere minutes away from a mosaic of quaint sidewalk cafes, lively bars, enticing restaurants, and bespoke boutique stores, crafting a truly relaxing yet spirited vacation experience.
The Mantra Zanzibar on the Sunshine Coast offers a choice of two and three-bedroom apartments, all of which are air-conditioned and adorned with expansive balconies that gift breathtaking panoramic vistas of the ocean, infusing an unprecedented level of elegance into the Sunshine Coast.
For those with a sporting inclination, a diverse array of nearby activities await. Experience the exhilaration of water sports, ranging from water skiing, scuba diving, and sailing, to parasailing and surfing. Alternatively, challenge yourself at the myriad of nearby championship golf courses, tennis courts, or indulge in horse riding, abseiling, and rock climbing. This array of adventurous opportunities ensures a dynamic vacation experience that beautifully complements the serene charm of Mantra Zanzibar.
Address: 47/51 Mooloolaba Espl, Mooloolaba QLD 4557
Romantic Getaways in Caloundra
13. Watermark Resort Caloundra
Nestled on a tranquil waterfront street, yet just a whisper away from the vibrant heart of Caloundra, lies Watermark Resort Caloundra. Leave your vehicle in the secure underground parking, as everything you need is within an effortless 5 to 10-minute stroll. Engaging bars, tempting restaurants, soft sandy beaches, and a bustling shopping centre wait to be discovered.
The Resort boasts an all-year outdoor heated pool and spa, allowing the pleasure of aquatic activities, even during the cooler winter months. Its barbecue and picnic area offer exquisite water vistas, outmatching many surrounding hotels, turning every meal into a scenic delight.
Just 140 meters around the corner, a boat ramp stands ready for seafarers, while our private boardwalk, open every day, welcomes those eager to try their luck with fishing. Embrace the laid-back charm of coastal life with Watermark Resort Caloundra, your idyllic base for exploring this stunning seaside town.
Address: 38 Maloja Ave, Caloundra QLD 4551
14. Pumicestone Blue Resort
In the bustling heart of Caloundra’s vibrant shopping district nestles Pumicestone Blue. This tranquil retreat places an abundance of cafes, eateries, clubs, boutiques, and fascinating hotels right on its threshold, all within an easy, leisurely stroll.
Guests at Pumicestone Blue are privy to an enchanting 12th-level rooftop sun terrace, accessible via two swift elevators. From this elevated perch, they are graced with a breathtaking 360-degree panorama, capturing the stunning beauty of Pumicestone Passage, Bribie Island, the expansive Pacific Ocean, and the majestic Glass House Mountains.
The sizable rooftop pool, consistently kept at a refreshing 26 degrees, offers a delightful dip any time, while the year-round 34-degree rooftop spa provides a soothing sanctuary from your regular morning swim. Witness the sun setting over the Glasshouse Mountains, or spot a distant ship sailing through the oceanic expanse.
Imagine the serene pleasure of lounging on our rooftop, accompanied by good company and a delightful drink, while drinking in some of the most splendid vistas Caloundra has to offer. Pumicestone Blue offers you this opportunity, wrapped in luxury and tranquility.
Address: 105-111 Bulcock St, Caloundra QLD 4551
15. Rumba Beach Resort
In the heart of Caloundra lies the stunning Rumba Resort, a beachfront hotel that offers an enchanting vista of the gorgeous Bulcock Beach. As visitors set foot on this sandy haven, the outside world recedes, leaving a panoramic view of the tranquil Pumicestone Passage, framed by the majestic backdrop of the iconic Glass House Mountains.
The view from each family apartment is a serene tableau, with a calm and safe swimming area beckoning both children and adults alike. As families nestle into their temporary home at Rumba Resort, they often report a profound reconnection, a strengthening of familial bonds that deepens with every beach day, every leisurely swim in the newly renovated pool, and every delightful meal at the surrounding restaurants.
Address: 10 Leeding Terrace, Caloundra QLD 4551
In winding up our tour of “Dreamy Destinations: Top Romantic Weekend Getaways on the Sunshine Coast in 2023,” we hope we’ve ignited your imagination for possibilities that await. From the picturesque hinterlands to the calming coastal vistas, we trust you’ll find the perfect romantic retreat to escape, unwind, and indulge in each other’s company. May each enchanting accommodation we’ve highlighted lead you to an unforgettable holiday, brimming with love, relaxation, and memorable experiences. Here’s to finding the perfect romantic haven that will make your Sunshine Coast getaway truly exceptional.