Best Couple Accommodations in Queensland blog blog
Nov 15, 2022

When it comes to booking a romantic holiday, we all know what the most important elements are - the destination, of course, being number one. And while there are many places that probably cross your mind when it comes to a lovers getaway, we want to enthusiastically recommend Queensland, Australia as a great romantic place to go.

But what is the second-most important element to consider in a romantic holiday? It's a difficult one to decide - but accommodation is surely up there. So we've got just the blog for you!

Let show you some of the best places you can stay for couples accommodation in Queensland - across six of the most popular destinations in the Australian state. Read on…

The Queensland capital is an obvious choice in recommending where to head for a couples holiday. Teeming with romantic getaways, whether you decide to stay inside Brisbane or head outside of the city for some rest and relaxation, there are plenty of options for you.

But what of romantic places to stay in Brisbane? Where in the state capital offers the best couple accommodation? We've got you covered.

The 4-star Adina Apartment Hotel Brisbane are serviced apartments that boast an outdoor swimming pool and exquisite interior - perfect for your romantic getaway. The hotel is 400 metres from the city heart, 100 metres from Treasury Building - Casino and 600 metres from Queen Street Mall. With a bar, the property also boasts on-site dining. Conveniently, the nearest airport is Brisbane Airport, 13 km from Adina Apartment Hotel Brisbane.


Alternatively, if something a little more chic and urban-inspired is for you, for 5-star romantic luxury, check out the W Brisbane - one of the jewels in ‘Brissie’s’ substantial crown - for an exceptional experience. Cosmopolitan finesse and eclectic vibes are epitomised at W Brisbane, located in the heart of the Queensland capital and on the edge of the iconic Brisbane River. Turn up the heat in the Sunshine State with gourmet cravings at Three Blue Ducks or glam up your evening at Living Room Bar. Energise at FIT gym, get your glow on at AWAY Spa or kick back at WET Deck, our rooftop lounge with a pool, cocktail bar and views overlooking Brisbane CBD.


Of course, we're merely highlighting some of our favourites - click here for our list of hotels in Brisbane for you to consider.

Not far from the state capital of Brisbane and close to the border of New South Wales is the beautiful Gold Coast. A surfer's paradise, this beach-side city is a sunny Queensland gem, and another perfect destination for a romantic getaway. But where are the best hotels or apartments to stay with your partner here?

First up, does an achingly gorgeous Gold Coast view in a 5-star serviced apartment sound good to you and your loved one? If so, Peppers Soul Surfers Paradise is for you. Here offers a private balcony with uninterrupted ocean and hinterland views, and a spa bath. Located on Cavill Avenue, you have many shopping and dining options. Jupiters Casino is a 5-minute drive, and Gold Coast Airport is a 30-minute drive away.


You can relax in the sauna, or admire the ocean views from the poolside terrace. The property also features barbecue facilities set in landscaped gardens. So this neighborhood is a great choice for couple travellers interested in relaxation, theme parks and food enjoyment.

Another 5-star option is the incredible Hilton Surfers Paradise Hotel & Residences, perfectly located for you to explore Gold Coast and is just a 5-minute walk from the iconic Surfers Paradise Beach. There is also a direct access to the G:Link Tram.


As one of the most popular honeymoon choices, this hotel provides couples one-stop services and resources. Located between Orchid Avenue and Surfers Paradise Boulevard, there are a variety of shopping, dining and entertainment options around the area. The hotel’s signature restaurant Catch, offers a hearty breakfast buffet and Asian-influenced, a la carte evening menu. Other facilities include a lobby café, a pool bar, the relaxing eforea: Spa and a host of recreational facilities including four pools, a spa, a sauna, two fitness centres, a mini cinema and Executive Lounge.

These are some of our favourites - but be sure to check out our full list of hotels in the Gold Coast for you to consider.

Located 100 km (62 mi) north of Brisbane is the aptly-named Sunshine Coast, a region incorporating a number of the state's beautiful beaches, forests, and lakes. So if you want a romantic getaway in Queensland that boasts a lot of natural beauty, this place is for you.

So where are the best places to stay on the Sunshine Coast if you're a couple? Let us enlighten you.

Let's recommend the Oaks Sunshine Coast Oasis Resort, a 4-star hotel nestled among 10 acres of landscaped tropical gardens. Sounds like the perfect romantic getaway destination to us.


The property offers a water play park with a splash pool, water-slides and fountains. There is also a giant tipping bucket, relaxing sun lounges, picnic areas and party tents. Here also offers an extensive array of resort facilities, such as a swimming pool, a spa pool, a volleyball court and a tennis court.


Situated around a charming waterlily-filled pond, the Reflections restaurant is open for breakfast every day and dinner on Tuesday to Saturday nights. Legends Bar is the ideal place to unwind and also features poolside access.

If you want further options, go ahead and check out our full list of hotels in the Sunshine Coast.

The Fraser Coast Region is another great Queensland getaway for honeymooners and other romance-seekers, with Fraser Island - or K'gari, to give it its indigenous name - the undoubted highlight of any trip to this part of the state.

The island, which is 123 kilometres (76 mi) long and 22 kilometres (14 mi) wide, was recognised as a UNESCO World Heritage site in 1992, and with its wealth of rainforests, eucalyptus woodland, mangrove forests and sand dunes, you'll be able to see why.

So where to stay here? The fantastic 4-star Ramada by Wyndham Hervey Bay could be just what you're looking for, and users agree. A great idea for couples accommodation.

Located on the Esplanade alongside the Urangan Harbour, Ramada by Wyndham Hervey Bay boasts an outdoor pool with a spa pool. There are a range of executive studios and luxurious self-contained suites. The luxurious studio rooms are ideal for couples on a romantic escape.


Smokey Joe’s Café Bar & Grill is open daily for breakfast and dinner with an enticing menu and live entertainment on Friday and Saturday nights. The reception desk can provide friendly advice on the best Fraser Coast tours, including trips to Fraser Island and whale watching. Also available is free bike hire and in-room movies.

Want to see other options around Fraser Island? Check out our list of hotels and other couples accommodations.

Whitehaven Beach, Hayman Island, Whitsunday Islands - this part of Australia will truly spoil those of you looking for a romantic getaway. A collection of 74 various-sized islands about 900 km (560 miles) away from the state capital of Brisbane, The Whitsundays are consistently one of the most popular destinations to visit in Queensland.

So where are the best places to stay for couples in The Whitsundays? Try the Whitsunday Apartments. You'll be on the waterfront and minutes from Catseye Beach, and close to WILD LIFE Hamilton Island. This beach apartment is within close proximity of Hamilton Island Marina and Hamilton Island Golf Club. And you can also catch a ride to nearby destinations on the complimentary area shuttle.


Air-conditioned rooms featuring kitchens with refrigerators and stovetops are perfect for couples who would like to have feel-at-home experience. Rooms have private balconies or patios. Digital programming along with DVD players are provided for your entertainment.

For other properties in The Whitsundays area, check out our full list on

We move now to the tropical north of Queensland, complete with requisite rainforests, deep blue sea and silvery-white beaches. Cairns is perhaps best-known as a hub to get to the Great Barrier Reef, but it's a stunning destination for lovers in itself.

We're sure you're going to want to stay in a suitably excellent (and not to mention romantic) hotel for you and your loved one. How about the 5-star Hilton Cairns, offering some of the best amenities and views in the whole of north Queensland.


Boasting an absolute waterfront location, the Hilton Cairns hotel is the perfect base from which to explore the diverse wonders of this unique region. Hilton Cairns is situated 10 minutes from Cairns International Airport and walking distance to the Reef Fleet terminal, shopping and restaurant precincts.

Modern and inviting rooms and suites are luxurious oases of comfort and convenience, all with pristine bathrooms and spacious balconies. Discover stunning views of Trinity Inlet or Cairns Esplanade and the unique cityscape and blue-green mountain ranges beyond. Jogging tracks, tennis courts and golf courses are all close by.


Satisfy your appetite for culinary indulgence and superior service in their acclaimed restaurants: relaxed, al fresco dining at the award-winning Mondo on the Waterfront, or visit Simply Italian for a taste of traditional Italian cuisine with fresh, local produce. From an elevated position overlooking the water, Gin Social offers brilliant gins in the world, a curated cocktail list, fine wines and craft beers with good vibes, great tunes and tropical style.

Want to see our full list of hotels in Cairns? You know the drill by now - click here to see them all.

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