Discover romance amidst the vineyards with these idyllic Hunter Valley getaways

Stop and smell the rosé.

Set amidst rolling hills, lush vineyards and picturesque landscapes, the Hunter Valley is a quintessential haven for couples seeking a romantic escape.

From indulgent wine tastings to intimate hot air balloon rides, every moment in one of Australia’s major wine regions is a chance to reconnect with a loved one and make new memories together.

Whether you’re planning a dreamy weekend retreat or a sweet honeymoon escape, we’ve gathered a range of Hunter Valley accommodations for a romantic getaway in 2024.

The best romantic getaways in Hunter Valley in 2024


Rydges Resort Hunter Valley

Best for: a luxury accommodation

Perched among a myriad of cellar doors, this countryside hideaway is just a few hours from Sydney and boasts the perfect mix of exploration and relaxation. You can choose to go vineyard-hopping or enjoy a rejuvenating visit to the tranquil day spa.

Key features:

  • In-room dining
  • Golf course
  • Access to spa, pool and fitness centre


Grand Mercure The Vintage

Best for: accommodation with a spa

Located in the heart of the Hunter Valley with views of the Brokenback Ranges is where you’ll find these self-contained apartments with everything you need for a romantic weekend away. Enjoy a relaxing massage at the spa and wellness centre, or cosy up to the fireplace for dinner.

Key features:

  • Seasonal outdoor pool
  • Fitness centre
  • Tennis court
  • Onsite restaurant
  • 18-hole championship golf course


The Possum Cabin

Best for: a romantic cabin stay

The perfect place for relaxation, this beautiful private cabin is set in the foothills of the Barrington Tops National Park near Dungog. Keep warm with a log fire, get comfortable in the four-poster bed, soak in the double spa bath or spend the day lazing around in the hammocks. The choice is yours.

Key features:

  • Shared swimming pool and tennis court
  • Fully equipped kitchen with a gas cooktop, microwave, fridge and dishwasher
  • Webber Q BBQ on the deck
  • Wildlife sightings, including king parrots, kookaburras, wallabies and pademelons


Spicers Vineyards Estate

Best for: a 5-star accommodation

Rated 9.5 for a two-person trip by couples, this hotel is particularly loved for its location. Set among rolling vineyards and native bushland, you can easily enjoy views of the valley whilst dining at the restaurant, bike riding, or exploring the nearby wineries.

Key features:

  • On-site restaurant
  • Swimming pool
  • Free bike rentals
  • Spa and wellness centre
  • Spacious rooms with free WiFi and a fireplace


Luxury Hunter Valley Couples Retreat

Best for: a one-night stay

For a tranquil getaway like no other, opt for a one-night stay at this boathouse that seamlessly blends rustic charm with modern comforts, offering an intimate haven for two. It’s an idyllic retreat tailor-made for those after a sweet romantic escape.

Key features:

  • Plush, king-sized bed
  • Huge stone bath
  • Moments away from world-class wineries, cellar doors and restaurants
  • Lake and garden view

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