Choose Byron Bay for a romantic getaway unlike any other
Byron Bay is the perfect location for a romantic escape. From its breathtaking beaches and delectable high-end dining to world-class spas and quirky boutiques, Byron Bay is a lovely destination for couples who are looking to bring back the spark.
What’s in store for visitors at Byron Bay? Stroll down idyllic stretches of coastline for a nostalgic walk on the beach, take a drive around the outback and watch the beautiful sunrise and sunset behind rolling hills, ride hot air balloons, try dolphin kayaking, or horseback riding – among the many activities in Byron Bay that couples can enjoy together.
Ready for the next romantic getaway? Check out this awesome itinerary that can make couples fall head over heels for Byron Bay.
Start the morning watching an amazing sunrise
Watch the sun as it rises over the ocean from Belongil Beach or enjoy the unbroken view of the horizon from Heart of the Bay.
Kick off your day by trying the delicious breakfast for two at Azure Bar and Grill. The buffet offers hot and cold spreads brimming with fresh and healthy options.
One of the best activities to do in the morning is riding a hot air balloon. Head to the jump-off before dawn and soak in that inspiring panoramic view just as the sun starts peeking through the sky.
For those looking for a hearty meal, here are some of the best places to enjoy brunch at Byron Bay:
- Mediterranean cuisine via waterfront alfresco dining at Beach, Byron Bay.
- Organic, ethical food at Woods, Bangalow.
- Quiet, riverside brunch at Footbridge, Brunswick Heads
- A hip vibe at Bay Leaf.
Make the day memorable
The world-renowned beaches of Byron Bay welcome thousands of surfers, swimmers, and sunbathers each year. From the intimate paradise of Wategos to the vibrant Main Beach, there is an ideal stretch of sand for everyone.
Couples who want to spend the day at the beach without getting wet can set up a lovely picnic along the shore. Harvest Deli in Newrybar offers gourmet picnic hampers that are delivered straight to the resort – all you have to do is show up.
Where is the best view for a picnic? The Cape Byron Lighthouse, of course! For more privacy, sneak into Little Wategos beach through the Cape Byron Walking Track. Byron Bay also has magnificent waterfalls for adventurous types.
Before heading back to the hotel, pick up a cone of locally made ice cream and explore the promenade along Brunswick River to cap off a fantastic day trip.
Sunsets and romantic dinners
Byron Bay is a great foodie town, so there are plenty of options when it’s time to wine and dine.
As the day winds down, thoughts shift to romantic candlelight dinners but, before planning the perfect evening, enjoy the town’s best nightly attraction: Watching the sun set over Byron Bay from the Cape Byron Lighthouse.
First on the list is Beach Byron Bay – the only “hatted ” restaurant in Byron Bay. Located above Clarkes Beach, this dining destination is the epitome of romance, with its stunning coastal dishes, fine dining with a full view of the ocean, and an award-winning wine list.
For a quiet and rustic experience, discover Harvest Restaurant at Newrybar. Highlighting seasonal local produce, this restaurant celebrates the region’s best dishes. There’s a deli and cafe too, plus a selection of spirits celebrating small winemakers.
Craving for Italian food? DiVino is the place to be. One of Byron Bay’s favourites, DiVino offers a delightful menu featuring to-die-for eggplant involtini and melt-in-your-mouth chamomile panna cotta.
Byron Bay accommodation
Now that you’ve picked Byron Bay as your romantic destination, the next question is where to stay. Byron Bay is home to several romantic properties designed for the ultimate couple’s escape – from intimate cottages to modern seaside villas, there is a special place for lovebirds to call home for the weekend.
Whether it’s celebrating an anniversary or simply an excuse to pamper a loved one, these luxurious accommodations are excellent for setting the mood for romance.
The brainchild of James and Stella Hudson, Blackbird is an environmentally sustainable selection of self-contained pavilions with spectacular views of Cape Byron and the Pacific Ocean. Surrounded by acres of green rainforest, Blackbird offers delicious breakfasts for two, pizza on-demand, in-room massages, and on-site yoga.
Overlooking the iconic Main Beach, Beach Suites offers a selection of upscale boutique studios and magnificent apartments. Whether you’re staying for one weekend or one month, these suites offer all the conveniences of modern lodging plus secure covered parking. Beach Suites is also the only pet-friendly luxury accommodation in Byron Bay – great for couples who travel with their fur babies.
Byron Cove Beach House
Check out the Byron Cove Beach House for the best bed and breakfast. Cuddle up in one of four fully furnished studios rooms fitted with large beds and ensuite facilities. In the morning, indulge in mouth-watering breakfast options before trekking over sand dunes to Belongil Beach.
Elements of Byron
Built in 2016 with a $100 million beachfront, Elements of Byron is noteworthy for its design, luxury appeal, and eco values. It has more than 190 private villas sprawled across 50 acres of land with views of the ocean, forest, and lake. The crown jewel of Elements is its glistening lagoon pool and sunken fire pit surrounded by bures, settees, and hanging lounges. The highly popular Osprey Spa, a poolside cafe, rainforest walks, and horse stables round out the highlights of this luxurious Byron accommodation.
Raes on Wategos
Located on the most coveted real estate in Byron Bay, Raes on Wategos is an opulent boutique retreat nestled in the middle of sparkling turquoise waters and beautiful rolling hills. This white 1960s villa on the water’s edge features two penthouses, and four luxury suites with an ultramodern dining room and cellar bar.
Repeat visitors to Byron Bay should be familiar with The Atlantic. Stay at one of four old-style cottages that have been lovingly restored with meticulous attention to detail – with the bay right at your fingertips. Soak up the sun in the beautiful garden or enjoy windy evenings by the fire in this coastal home away from home.
Ready for your next romantic getaway?
Pineapple Tours offers day tour packages that you can enjoy with your loved one as you try to rekindle romance or simply get away from it all. Choose from four different experiences: winery, brewery, high tea, and distillery. If your style is private and exclusive, our personalised tours are perfect for you. Call us today on 0466 331 232 or email [email protected] for enquiries.