Romantic Escape in the Yarra Valley

Romance and the Yarra Valley are synonymous with each other ... they are like besties who like to hang out together ALL THE TIME. There is a reason why the Yarra Valley is a wedding destination of choice, our stunning region is full of beautiful, breath-taking backdrops that suits wedding vowels, love and happiness. Throw in some amazing produce, seriously delicious wines and you have yourself a pretty good locale for romance.

1. Hot Air Ballooning.

There is something a little bit mystical about hot air ballooning. Getting up pre-dawn to escape upwards in a floating balloon as the sun rises is magic. Romance? Please – this is SO romantic. The views and experiences one gets from floating above the Yarra Valley is second to none.

2. Yarra Valley Picnic.

A gourmet hamper of locally sourced Yarra Valley produces and a bottle of Yarra Valley wine is one of the finer things in life. There are plenty of beautiful places to lay a blanket and unpack a picnic in Yarra Valley and tops the list for romance stakes in the Yarra Valley. You won’t be disappointed … we promise. Check out Yarra Valley’s top picnic spots here!

3. A romantic getaway must include a night or two tucked away in luxury accommodation – and of course we are biased at our stunning little hotel. Yarra Valley Lodge boasts rooms that overlook gentle rolling hills that are home to kangaroos and other Australia wildlife.

From your hotel room patio, you can relax with a wine in hand and watch the wildlife bounding past. Plus, the fact that we have Bella Restaurant, our on-site restaurant, a Day Spa for her and a golf course for him …. #romanticweekendaway. Check out our Taste of the Yarra Valley Special!

4. Have we mentioned wine? Yarra Valley wineries boasts some of Australia’s best wines. A wine tour when visiting Yarra Valley is a must. If you organise a wine tour with Wild Wombat Wine Tours, these guys will take of everything. A fuss-free wine tour, and a gourmet lunch will definitely top the romance stakes.

5. Proposal time? Maybe you are planning your proposal? YES … Yarra Valley IS the perfect destination for such a plan. Whether it is in in the middle of a vineyard, lazing over a beautiful picnic hamper, up in a hot air balloon or over a romantic lunch or dinner – Yarra Valley is the place.

Romance is in the Air at Yarra Valley