Retreat to Romance – Boutique Short Breaks

Amore On Buderim – Amore; The Spoken Word for Love

Light the fire, fill the spa, pop the cork on the bubbly and settle in for a night of romance in a luxury rainforest cabin at Amore on Buderim.

Any time of the year is great at Amore, but winter is perfect – enjoy the aura of sensual indulgence on cold nights as you and your partner cosy up in front of your own log fi re. When you do want to venture out of your luxury cabin, cosmopolitan Mooloolaba Beach, with its restaurants and boutique shopping, is only six minutes away. Or, you can stay in and have dinner delivered to your cabin door. That’s Amore!

Amore on Buderim is the perfect place to escape, relax, indulge and reconnect with that special person in your life.


  • Luxury rainforest cabins for couples
  • Romantic log fires
  • Two-person in-cabin spa
  • King-size bed
  • Air conditioning
  • Dressing gowns and slippers
  • In-cabin massages
  • Saltwater pool and guest BBQ


Starting from $146 per couple, per night.

Kingfisher Bay Resort – World-Heritage Wilderness

Kingfisher Bay Resort is the gateway to World Heritage-listed Fraser Island, its ancient rainforests and dunes, pristine lakes and the famous Seventy-Five Mile Beach. Golden beaches and sand dunes stretch as far as the eye can see, and there are postcard moments at almost every track and turn.

A day here is like a week anywhere else… experience the taste of Australia in one of three restaurants, sip a cocktail by one of four pools, play tennis, take to the water on a canoe, stroll along deserted beaches or sip Champagne as the sun sets.

Kingfisher’s interpretive rangers take guests to explore Fraser Island’s significant natural and geological features, while the resort’s grounds provide the basis for ranger-guided walks. The resort also runs whale-watch cruises from August to October, and out-of-season wildlife cruises to see humpback whales and dolphins.


  • Rooms with bush or ocean views
  • Villa and spa room upgrades available
  • Three restaurants, includes fine dining
  • Natural therapies and spa facilities
  • Ranger-guided tours of Fraser Island
  • Heated outdoor spa and pool

Rates From $315 per person, twin share – includes two nights’ accommodation, breakfast, ranger-guided 4WD tour, and ferry transfers from Hervey Bay.

Three-night “Indulgence” package From $350 per person, twin-share – includes spa upgrade, breakfast, ferry transfers from Hervey Bay, bottle of wine and cheese platter, 30-minute massage. Valid until 31/03/17.

Pinnacles Resort

Pinnacles Resort is the ultimate 5-star, luxury, self-contained accommodation in Airlie Beach – the gateway to the Great Barrier Reef and the fabulous Whitsunday Islands. All stylish one-, two- and three-bedroom self-contained apartments are unique and tastefully decorated, boasting magnificent views of the Coral Sea.

The one-bedroom apartments have an internal spa, while the two- and three-bedroom apartments feature balcony Jacuzzis.

On-site facilities include a heated 20-metre wet-edge swimming pool, fully equipped gym with sea views, and both a traditional and infra-red sauna. An array of tours is available and can be booked through the resort’s tour desk. These include sailing, cruising, kayaking, scenic flights, snorkeling, crocodile safaris, scuba diving and much more.

Airlie Beach is the perfect place to do as little or as much as you like. Enquire about Pinnacles’ honeymoon packages or upgrades to penthouse apartments.

Fitzroy Island Resort

Fitzroy Island is a tropical paradise of rainforest and beaches within the calm sheltered waters of Queensland’s Great Barrier Reef Marine Park. Located 29 kilometers off the coast of Cairns, the island is a Heritage-listed national park, enjoyed by visitors the world over.

Just 45 minutes from Cairns by Fitzroy Island Fast Cat, this accessible 4.5-star resort offers a range of contemporary accommodation options including spacious Ocean Suites with own kitchenette and large balcony, Resort Studios and Beach Cabins.

“Romance on the Reef” package From $335 per couple, per night

  • Accommodation in an Ocean Suite
  • Return transfers from Cairns
  • Buffet breakfast daily
  • Three-course dinner for two
  • Chilled bottle of sparkling wine on arrival


  • Contemporary restaurant
  • Foxy’s Bar
  • Large swimming pool
  • Swim-up bar
  • Indoor cinema
  • Mini supermarket
  • Snorkel and kayak hire
  • Dive store – daily diving and access to the outer Great Barrier Reef
  • Glass-bottom boat tours
  • Walking trails
  • Turtle Rehabilitation Centre
  • Wedding venue
  • Fitzroy Island Fast Cat departs Cairns three times daily


The Meridian Port Douglas is a contemporary boutique resort offering 33 luxury 4.5 star apartments, and a selection of self-catered studios   and one-bedroom apartments. Meridian is ideal for couples seeking a peaceful and relaxing getaway, and is suitable only for mature guests aged over 16 years.

Having recently undergone extensive upgrades, all apartments and studios feature contemporary new interiors with fresh, modern and stylish decor.

For true romantics, private pool decks extend from superior rooms directly into the lagoon, while other superior rooms have their own jacuzzi on a private balcony… better yet, the Honeymoon Suite has both!

Meridian is a true haven for couples wanting to escape in the heart of vibrant Port Douglas, only 200 metres from Four Mile Beach and 100 metres from Macrossan Street.

Honeymoon Suite

From $ 277 per night

  • Heated jacuzzi in your private courtyard
  • Direct pool access from your private pool deck
  • Bottle of bubbles, soft music and a few other surprises on arrival to set the mood


  • Heated lagoon-style pool and Jacuzzi
  • Sun deck and large BBQ area
  • Lush tropical gardens


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