Tuesday 3 February 2015

Romance in Style with Peppers this Valentine’s Day

L to R: Peppers Beach Club & Spa Palm Cove; Peppers Parehua Martinborough; Peppers Salt Resort & Spa Kingscliff

With Valentine’s Day approaching, it’s time to get romantic for a night to remember. Peppers retreats, resorts and hotels have made it easy with a range of divine dinners and accommodation packages throughout Australia and New Zealand that are brimming with romantic notions and indulgent extras.


PORT DOUGLAS: Dinner and a luxury Spa Suite
Enjoy open air poolside views within the lush tropical gardens of Peppers Beach Club resort when you dine at Sublime Bar and Grill on Valentine’s Day, with a three course set menu at $65 per person that includes a ‘Tasting of Chocolate’ shared plate for dessert. Then relax back in your stylish Spa Suite from $207* per night. Call 07 4087 1000 or visit 

PALM COVE: Wining and dining with views over the Coral Sea
At Peppers Beach Club and Spa this February 14 it’s all about spoiling your Valentine. Dine together at this stunning resort’s signature restaurant Lime & Pepper for a taste of eclectic cuisine incorporating the sumptuous and distinct flavours of the tropics. For $79 per person from 6pm on Valentine’s Day, enjoy a gourmet three-course dinner and complimentary bottle of sparkling wine looking out over Palm Cove Beach and the Coral Sea. Choose to stay the night for an additional $185* per night including full buffet breakfast for two and Daintree chocolates on arrival. Call 07 4059 9275 or email

THE WHITSUNDAYS: Champagne, chocolates and a rose by the sea
Enjoy a romantic evening overlooking the picturesque waters of The Whitsundays from the hillside setting of Tides Restaurant at Peppers Airlie Beach. Dine on a four-course gourmet dinner including a starter to share, choice of entrée, house made sorbet  for a palate cleanser, choice of main and a shared dessert plate. Each guest will receive a glass of NV Pol Roger Brut Champagne on arrival and ladies will each receive a red rose and chocolates. Cost is $110 per person and bookings are essential. Locals living in areas with postcodes beginning with 4700 or 4800 can also enjoy staying in a One Bedroom Spa Apartment for $219* per night including breakfast for two guests. A minimum two night stay is required and the ECO rate applies without daily service. Call 07 4962 5100 or visit

MAGNETIC ISLAND: Island romance awaits with dinner and treats
Sweep your someone special away this Valentine’s Day with dinner on beautiful Magnetic Island. Peppers Blue on Blue Resort is just 25 minutes by fastcat ferry from Townsville and the perfect place to spend February 14 for a sumptuous dinner at the Boardwalk Restaurant and Bar. Choose from the a la carte menu designed by Executive Chef Rodney Smith with a selection of gourmet plated mains and delicious desserts, or try our fresh new tapas options for leisurely dining. Ladies receive a rose and gentlemen receive a small bag of sweet treats to share. For ultimate convenience, stay in a Hotel Superior room from $218* per night including breakfast for two.  Valid for February 14 only. Call 07 4758 2400 or visit

GOLD COAST: Beachfront stay with six course dinner
Soul Surfers Paradise has the ideal evening planned for you and your soulmate this Valentine’s Day. Stay for a minimum of two nights from $497* per night in a Two Bedroom Ocean View Apartment, including secure onsite parking, daily housekeeping and wi-fi. For something extra special, treat your partner to a dinner they won’t forget on February 14 at Soul’s Seaduction Restaurant + Bar, which will be serving a special six-course degustation menu for $165 per person featuring dishes such as Diver Scallops, Eye Fillet and Velvet Chocolate. Call 07 5635 5700 or visit


TWEED COAST: Stay, wine and dine on fresh local produce
Show your Valentine just how much you love them on February 14 by treating them to a romantic five-course degustation dinner over candlelight at Season Restaurant, located at Peppers Salt Resort & Spa at Kingscliff’s Salt Village. Savour dishes using the freshest local and organic produce the Northern Rivers has to offer, ranging from local ingredients from the rich volcanic soil of Mt Warning to the abundant seafood of the Pacific Ocean. Cost is $85 per person, or $125 per person including matching wines. Bookings are essential. Make a weekend out of the occasion with a two-night package at Peppers Salt Resort & Spa for $499* in a One Bedroom Spa Suite including breakfast, free movies, free wi-fi and a bottle of sparkling wine on arrival. Accommodation for travel is available from 12-16 February 2015, subject to availability. Call 02 6674 7766 or visit


TORQUAY: Treat your Valentine with massages, dinner and a movie
A romantic escape awaits for you and your Valentine at Peppers The Sands Resort perched on the northern headland of Torquay. From $549* enjoy two nights in a Studio Room, champagne on arrival, buffet breakfast for two each morning, two 30 minute spa massages at Sandspa, a Valentine's dinner for two (valued at $150) and an after-dinner movie pack including unlimited movies, snacks and drink. Call 03 5264 3333 or visit

MORNINGTON PENINSULA: Prepare for romance and bathing bliss
Prepare for a memorable Valentine’s Day at Peppers Moonah Links Resort with a Romance Package full of special moments. Available for travel between 13-15 January, you can stay for a minimum of one night in an Open Room from $365* per night and receive breakfast for two served daily in Pebbles Restaurant and two Bath House bathing passes for Peninsula Hot Springs with transfers during daylight hours, and a box of chocolates and a local wine/sparkling on arrival. Call 03 5988 2000 or visit


CANBERRA: Degustation dinner and deluxe accommodation
Treat your love to boutique bliss with the Valentine’s Day Experience package at Peppers Gallery in Canberra. The package includes a delicious two-course degustation dinner for two at the award-winning Bicicletta Restaurant featuring an antipasto starter to share followed by a choice of mains such as house-made ravioli or pan-tossed spatchcock, and divine dessert choices such as traditional Tiramisu. Then retire to your spacious Deluxe Room from $299* per night, or the luxurious Premier Room from $319* per night. Available from Friday to Sunday from 01/01/15 - 30/06/15. Call 02 6175 2222 or


If you really want to make an impression this Valentine’s Day the Peppers Awaroa Lodge Romance Weekend Package will do it!  Live like rock stars with a helicopter transfer into the property from Motueka for two romantic nights in a Superior Room welcomed with sparkling wine and food platter on arrival.   Breakfast for two is also included daily plus return transfer via water taxi to Kaiteriteri.  Situated within the spectacular surrounds of Abel Tasman National Park, Peppers Awaroa Lodge offers a secluded and romantic setting perfect for a Valentine’s Day getaway.  Rates start from NZ$1,962 per couple.  Visit

MARTINBOROUGH: Winemakers Cottage and five course dinner
Bring your sweetheart to Peppers Parehua for a special Valentine’s Romance package to remember. For $750* you can share two luxurious nights away in a well-appointed Winemakers Cottage with a full-cooked provincial breakfast each morning and a special five-course Valentine’s Day table d'hôte dinner in the Pavilion Restaurant on Valentine’s evening. Sparkling wine, chocolates and an Aromatherapy Pamper Pack will be awaiting your arrival. Savour specially crafted dishes such as Oyster Mushroom Salad, Fresh Snapper and Smoked Lamb Rump. The dinner on February 14 without accommodation is also available. Cost is $79 and the Pavilion Restaurant is open from 6pm. Bookings are essential. Call +64 6306 8405 or visit

KARIKARI PENINSULA: Food, wine and flowers by the beach
With four kilometres of secluded white sandy coastline to explore on this luxury 3000 acre estate, there will be endless opportunity to enjoy some alone time with your sweetheart on a Romantic Getaway Package this Valentine’s Day at Peppers Carrington Resort. Enjoy a continental breakfast for two delivered to your room, a three-course romantic dinner, bottle of sparkling wine and bouquet of flowers on your arrival, plus enjoy the use of a golf cart to drive to the pristine beach. Stay in a Lodge Room from NZ$420* per night (Sunday - Thursday) or from NZ$460* per night (Friday - Saturday). Call +64 3360 1063 or visit

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