Wednesday 10 August 2011

Australian honeymoon hotspots and deals



With the Australian spring wedding season fast approaching, now is the perfect time for lovebirds to start considering their honeymoon options. And, with you can don't need to venture far to find the perfect getaway to suit you, your betrothed and more importantly - your budget.

Despite a wealth of versatile honeymoon options available to newlyweds, has noticed consumers are still choosing romance as the key component to their ultimate escape. 

Quickbeds general manager, John Feenaghty has noticed several new up and coming romantic hotspots gaining popularity, offering couples fantastic value for money yet with all the luxury amenities you would expect from a honeymoon getaway and minus the costly price tag.

"Weddings are a stressful time for couples and so it's no surprise that they're looking for getaways that offer peace and relaxation complete with all the frills" said John. recommends these top four romantic hotspots right on your doorstep – meaning less travel time and more time to relax and enjoy marital bliss!:

Hamilton Island

Hamilton Island, located off the coast of Queensland Australia, is renowned for its tropical beaches and world-class snorkelling. Check out Whitehaven Beach, one of the most beautiful beaches in the world, or, if you're feeling adventurous try snorkelling in the Great Barrier Reef, chartering a yacht for the day or taking a scenic flight over the islands.

Blue Mountains

The Blue Mountains is the perfect place for couples to escape and unwind. With breathtaking scenery, quaint villages and picturesque nature walks, it's hard to believe it's just a stone's throw away from busy Sydney. In winter, it's the perfect place to hibernate inside beside a real log fire, while in summer it offers an abundance of nature trails and villages to explore.

Surfers Paradise

Surfers Paradise has long been a honeymoon haven and it's easy to see why. With the Gold Coast offering beautiful beaches and an abundance of water sports to keep even the most adventurist occupied – your honeymoon can be whatever you want it to be.


If you're looking for a honeymoon destination with less of the 'hype' and more of the 'experience', try Tasmania.  Cradle Mountain is the perfect area to choose, offering stunning lodges and log cabins surrounded by picturesque scenery and fantastic walking trails through the wilderness. 

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