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11 romantic getaways in Western Australia that will take your breath away

Get ready to be swept off your feet with the best romantic stays our western state has on offer.

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From the encapsulating Margaret River wine region to the south coast's beautiful shorelines, Western Australia oozes romance left, right and centre. Make booking the next getaway with your loved one easier with our guide on the top stays that are sure to have the fireworks going off in no time.

Our favourite romantic getaways in Western Australia

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1. Riverside Luxury Retreat

Where is it? Pinjarra, 1 hour south of Perth.

From an anniversary surprise to spicing up your weekend plans, the Riverside Luxury Retreat has it all. Perfect for a complete unwind, the river offers a plethora of activities such as fishing and kayaking or getting the racquets out for a friendly game of tennis. Your stay features a four-post bed that looks out onto the garden, outdoor lounge areas and a spa bath.

  • Star rating: 4.5 stars.
  • Romantic features: Breakfast hamper, personal service, fresh flowers, champagne, fruit and snacks upon arrival.
  • Why we love it? It will be just you, your significant other and the rural backdrop of the Murray River countryside.

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2. Woodlands Retreat

Where is it? Porongurup, 4.5 hours south of Perth and 35 minutes from Albany.

Escape to the Porongurup Ranges with this beautifully crafted chalet. The itinerary writes itself with wineries and walking trails throughout the reserve or power up the jacuzzi for the ultimate relaxation getaway. We suggest popping a bottle of your favourite bubbly and taking in your surrounds from the deck.

  • Star rating: 5 stars.
  • Romantic features: Jacuzzi, privacy and hillside views.
  • Why we love it? Enjoy uninterrupted views of the ranges from almost every room.

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3. Balingup Heights Hilltop Forest Cottages

Where is it? Balingup, 2.5 hours south of Perth and 1.5 hours from Margaret River.

Wake up to indescribable views of the Balingup valleys from your hilltop cottage. Get right among nature with a deck and a private lookout that will let you catch the sunrise. We recommend taking one of the walking trails through the forest or take a day to check out one of the many Margaret River wineries. The cabin also features a cosy living space that looks out onto the spectacular surroundings.

  • Romantic features: Gourmet breakfast hamper, fireplace and $50 voucher for either the Smallwater Estate Winery or Bridgetown Cidery.
  • Why we love it? Let the whole world disappear with complete privacy in your forest cabin.

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4. Blu Peter Penthouse

Where is it? North Coogee, 30 minutes south of Perth.

Reconnecting with your loved one is made simple with this penthouse apartment in seaside Coogee. Where do we start? You'll have a jacuzzi, BBQ, hammock, outdoor lounges and dining all located on your secluded balcony. After a long day of hitting the waves, come back to watch the sun making its way down for the evening.

  • Star rating: 5 stars.
  • Romantic features: Outdoor spa, king-sized bed, privacy and hammocks.
  • Why we love it? Relax to uninterrupted views of the Indian Ocean from your private deck.

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5. Pemberton Tiny House

Where is it? Pemberton, 3.5 hours south of Perth.

Situated around an hour and a half east of the Margaret River region, this tiny home offers the perfect stay to rekindle the romance in your relationship. It doesn't get any more off the grid than this, with hills, lakes and bushland adorning the countryside setting. The stay itself redefines the word cosy with a queen bed downstairs as well as an indoor fireplace for those chilly winter evenings.

  • Star rating: 5 stars.
  • Romantic features: Firepit, hammock, egg chair, indoor fireplace and deck chairs by the lake.
  • Why we love it? Unplug from technology with a remote, wilderness escape.

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6. Carpe Vino

Where is it? Margaret River, 3 hours south of Perth and 40 minutes from Busselton.

Escape to the quiet of the Margaret River at Carpe Vino. Sleek-lined design and comfort combine to give you the perfect space to reignite that spark. After a day of tasting the finest wines the region has to offer, come back for a lounge on your private outdoor patio, play a game of tennis or even hire out a couple of bikes for a romantic cruise through the area.

  • Star rating: 5 stars.
  • Romantic features: Private deck, king-sized bedroom, wine and bikes for hire.
  • Why we love it? The property is completely enclosed by bushland so both of you can unwind to the peace and quiet.

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7. The Pearle of Cable Beach

Where is it? Cable Beach, Broome, situated on the far north coast.

This resort-style accommodation really is one of Broome's gems. Situated in the heart of the centre, you'll only be a few moments away from the beach and a plethora of restaurant options. If you're spending a couple of days up north, we recommend taking a day trip down to Eight Mile Beach (3.5 hours south of Broome) where you'll be met with 200km of serene coastline.

  • Star rating: 5 stars.
  • Romantic features: Private balcony, spa/wellness centre, garden, hammocks and VIP rooms.
  • Why we love it? Quick access to Cable Beach and the Broome Bird Observatory.

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8. Log Cabin at Esperance Chalet Village

Where is it? Bandy Creek, Esperance Bay, 7.5 hours south east of Perth and 10 minutes from Esperance.

Nestled just off the south coast, you'll find this cabin to be an ideal slice of country accommodation. Get those sparks flying with your own outdoor firepit, a glass of wine and an uninterrupted view of the starry night sky. You and your partner can easily stroll down Bandy Creek as it runs straight through the property.

  • Star rating: 5 stars.
  • Romantic features: Cheese platter, firepit, privacy and cosy interiors.
  • Why we love it? The back of the property features the Bandy Creek boat harbour.

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9. Freshwater House

Where is it? Burnside, 3 hours south of Perth and 10 minutes from Margaret River.

Lose yourselves in that Margaret River charm with a secluded yet central home. Reach a new level of open living with a lounge and kitchen that look out onto your outdoor dining area and firepit. The surrounding national park is all yours to explore as well as the eight acres of hillside that come with the property. Come back from the renowned wineries with a great bottle of red, light up the indoor fireplace and watch the day fall into night.

  • Star rating: 5 stars.
  • Romantic features: Firepit, outdoor deck with lounges, indoor fireplace, bathtub and private chef upon request.
  • Why we love it? Local wineries, beaches, restaurants and nature reserves within five minutes by car from the property.

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10. Blue Haven Retreat

Where is it? West Beach, Esperance, 7.5 hours south east of Perth.

With Blue Haven Beach just a stone's throw away, this stay is definitely in the running for Australia's best view. After a day on the shore or checking out that famous pink lake, come back home to a BBQ that overlooks the ocean. A short car drive down the road will have you on Esperance's doorstep, which hosts a selection of cafes and restaurants.

  • Star rating: 5 stars.
  • Romantic features: Firepit, coastal scenery and large master suite.
  • Why we love it? You can't go past that ocean view right from your bedroom.

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11. The Deck

Where is it? Margaret River, 3 hours south of Perth and 40 minutes from Busselton.

It's the wine capital of Western Australia, and it's where you'll find The Deck. The home is situated on two and a half acres of land that is perfect for that romantic escape from the city. Spend your days enjoying the region's best restaurants only to finish your nights with a movie at home that features your favourite wines.

  • Star rating: 5 stars.
  • Romantic features: Outdoor lounge area, fireplace and wine.
  • Why we love it? If you happen to have a stroke of luck, the neighbouring kangaroos may pop by to say hello from the property's garden.

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Where should I stay in Western Australia?

As the biggest Australian state, it can be difficult trying to figure out exactly where you should be looking to stay. To help out, we've put together a list of our top recommendations. If you want a comprehensive guide, you can check that out here.

  • Perth: It's the capital city and heart of Western Australia. Aside from offering an escape for you city slickers, Perth also hosts a range of beachside accommodation in Fremantle, Coogee and Scarborough.
  • Margaret River: Otherwise known as the esteemed wine region of the western state, Margaret River is your go-to if you want to immerse yourselves in the best reds and whites the state has to offer.
  • Esperance and the surrounding areas: The south coast is beaming with a nature-packed itinerary. You can spend your days on pristine beaches or take a hike through Cape Le Grand or the Fitzgerald River National Park.
  • Broome and the north coast: You'll find the warmest weather up north as well as some of the most extraordinary stretches of coastline and natural formations. We recommend checking out Eight Mile Beach, Gantheaume Point, Riddell Beach and Horizontal Falls.

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