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Published September 30th 2021
Find that perfect romantic getaway from the city
We all want a romantic getaway with that special someone in our lives. And they can be made all the more special with the addition of an outdoor jacuzzi to soak the days trouble away in whilst enjoying the company of your loved one and maybe a drink. Here is a list of some special places around WA where you can find that romantic place with that all-important outdoor jacuzzi.
This secluded luxury retreat is set on 110 acres in the heart of the world-renowned Margaret River Wine Region situated a few short hours south of the Perth CBD. Each of the five self-contained chalets at Hidden Valley Forest Retreat Margaret River includes a kitchenette, private spa bath, log fire and air conditioning in an incredibly diverse and pristine pocket of bushland.
Less than one hour's drive north of Perth, Chittering Heights is an extraordinary destination situated on 165 acres high above the Chittering Valley with views that stretch forever. You can relax in your own private spa amongst towering gum trees and enjoy breathtaking views over the ever-changing Chittering Valley, The Brockman River and the surrounding Australian bush fauna and wildlife.
Nestled in the beautiful Margaret River Region, South of Perth, is this private and inspiring luxury retreat. Set on 66 acres, Losari Retreat is one of the foremost luxury accommodation retreats in the South. Relax into the surrounding nature while taking full advantage of our manicured grounds, while enjoying your very own boutique spa retreat in the midst of its idyllic magic. Their luxurious and relaxed villas make it the perfect space for you to relax with your loved ones, allowing for a true getaway connection. The location of Losari Retreat will make easy work for you to explore all this region has to offer. A haven for gourmet food and wine, and home to some of the best beaches in the world, your visit to Losari Retreat will be an unforgettable experience.
Nannup Bush Retreat is an eco-friendly retreat suitable for families or a romantic getaway for couples, set on the edge of the bush with a spring fed swimming hole, eight metre long jetty and rope swing along with bush walks and great outdoor activities for all the family. When you book the retreat, the whole house and surrounding property is for your exclusive use - how nice is that?
The retreat was built with handmade concrete blocks formed into double thick walls resulting in a wonderfully cool house in summer & of course, it keeps the house nice and cosy in winter with the wood fire glowing away. Winter is a great time to relax in the outdoor hot bathtubs and soak up the serenity.
Petit Eco Cabin is one cabin, nestled into the bush near the lake, overlooking the certified organic vineyard of Windows Estate in the Margaret River Wine Region. The perfect escape for singles and couples, the bed looks out of the waterfall window, framing the night sky and surrounding trees. Every window has been positioned to take advantage of farm and vineyard views without compromising privacy. A day bed both inside and out makes the perfect space to sit back and immerse yourself in this special location, no matter the weather. You will find a vintage outdoor bath tucked away in the surrounding landscape complete with running hot water and for winter a cosy fireplace complete with a bakers oven.
Mudstone Spa Retreat is set in the forest and provides four unique rooms, secluded, private and romantic destinations, designed for the discerning guest wanting quality, value for money and exceptional service. Mudstone is central to some of finest wineries and restaurants Pemberton has to offer. Mudstone Spa Retreat is dedicated to providing visitors to Pemberton with beautiful, Eco-friendly, comfortable and affordable accommodation with outstanding facilities. And there's a spa on-site if you want to indulge yourself.
Amidst the beautiful Australian bush landscape, Kangaroo Valley Homestead operates imperfectly Eco-friendly in dedication to economic and environmental sustainability. The Homestead looks to preserve and share in the region's environmental strategies by utilising alternative energy sources to provide guests with all the comforts of home without harming the planet. Kangaroo Valley Homestead is committed to protecting the environment and this is evident in the way the Homestead operates. Kangaroo valley Homestead has an extraordinary appeal that enables guests to enjoy outdoor dining whilst watching native kangaroos roam the property. Kangaroos visit the property seasonally and are found in large numbers from December to April in search for food and water (including their beloved rose garden!). The families of kangaroos are wild and there is no guarantee they will visit during your stay.
Amaroo Retreat is an adults-only award-winning, luxurious private getaway located within the beautiful surrounds of the Perth Hills bushland, with eight individual luxury chalets. Take a walk through the natural bushland setting among kangaroos & abundant wildlife, is as much rigorous morning exercise as you need to reflect on the day ahead. Take the opportunity to relax with indulgent, caring spa treatments in the on-site Day Spa; and then nourish yourself with mouth-watering meals & drinks from their very own restaurant & bar (closed on Mondays and Tuesdays).
Nestled in Greater Busselton, this adults-only property is on 90 acres of bushland in the small town of Acton Park. From the back deck, there is a wonderful vista of marri and jarrah forest. (And of course the luxurious outdoor cast iron baths!!) Often in the mornings guests will awaken to see kangaroos on their doorstep. You won't even have to get out of bed (or the bath) to enjoy the Australian wildlife. The same can be said for the birdlife around the chalets. In Spring guests should prepare themselves for prolific birdsong and many sightings of the beautiful Carnaby cockatoos. In October the wildflowers start to bloom and the bush slowly comes alive with magnificent waves of colour.
10. La Forêt Enchantée – la Cabine (Margaret River)
La Cabine is a romantic retreat for couples, immersed in the private forest known as at La Forêt Enchantée, a breathtakingly beautiful property on the banks of the Margaret River. You'll be enchanted the moment you enter the French gates, pass by the fountain and inspired Arc de Triomphe, down the sweeping Italianate staircase and into the magical, lush, green forest. You might also be greeted by the resident kangaroos with their joeys as you drive in. This magical hideaway provides absolute privacy for a romantic getaway in the Margaret River region. So pack your bags for a weekend of sheer luxury and indulgence, disconnect from work and reconnect with what really matters – just the two of you.
So if you are looking for a romantic getaway - not too far from Perth - here are a few options that might tickle your fancy, or the fancy of the one your are wanting to spoil.