The best honeymoon getaways in Victoria | 2022

While the jet set abroad right after your nuptials is incredibly appealing, realities sometimes get in the way; AKA your job or maybe the incredible cost of a wedding. To say that there are still some absolutely stunning places to celebrate your union, from quaint cottages in country chic to sprawling coastal retreats.

Here’s where to find the best honeymoon getaways in Victoria:

The bridge house


The Great Ocean Road is renowned for some of the best views in Victoria and it’s safe to say The bridge house at Wye River lives up to expectations. Fulfill your dreams of a scenic honeymoon and spend your days sunbathing on a sunken deck perched above the tranquil waters. Soak in the freestanding tub while gazing at the Victorian South West Coast and drying off after a swim by the glass railing. The open house faces north providing all day sunlight while the winter months are kept warm by the romantic log fire.

celestial pod


The rugged coastline of Cape Otway is Victoria’s best-kept honeymoon secret. Off-Grid Luxury Heavenly pods makes an idyllic getaway, set on a 200-acre private wildlife refuge, with stunning views of the Southern Ocean and surrounding coastal rainforest. Netflix and relax in style, in a remote-controlled queen bed, surrounded by floor-to-ceiling ocean views and an immersive 100-inch projector.

Alkira Eco-Glamping Retreat


If you thought marriage was the end of a relationship, then why not try sharing a Alkira Eco-Glamping small house for post-bridal parties. Not only does this quiet forest getaway top the list of honeymoon getaways, these retreats have also won national awards from Qantas and Airbnb themselves. Located in the Yarra Valley Ranges, Couples are only meters away from beautiful creeks lined with mountain ash and ferns. The fully operational yurt is equipped with a log fire, cozy kitchenette, rain shower and plenty of stray barn animals to keep you entertained.

Salt Creek Cottage


Salt Creek Cottage is one of the best Victorian honeymoon spots for old souls and lovers of all things scenic. Nestled at the foot of the Grampians wilderness, Weatherboard’s abode conceals a moody, modern interior that serves up revamped colonial chic. The cottage is the perfect base camp for honeymooners ready for an adventurous hike or a romantic walk in the Grampians National Park.

Oikos Daredevil Gorge


You Can’t Go Wrong on a Honeymoon at Master of Architecture and Dezeen Award Winner Oikos Daredevil Gorge. Marvel at the incredibly sleek design, with a wood-panel lined exterior that projects angularly in opposite directions. Step inside through floor-to-ceiling sliding glass doors and step into an open plan living area, with the best views over Hepburn and Daylesford. Complete the getaway by soaking in a black cast concrete tub and celebrating your special day in first-class style.

Luxury spa and sauna in the forest


There is no more isolated than Getaway in the Mimosa Forest, located on a three-acre private rainforest near Sassafras Creek. You and your beau can settle in for a honeymoon amid century-old flora, visible through domed glass windows that extend from the floor and spiral wrought-iron features. Take a dry cedar tylo sauna before pampering yourself with a glass of bubbles in your own private indoor spa.

Red Hill Log Box


You never want the honeymoon phase to end, especially when it includes a stay in Victoria’s outback from the Mornington Peninsula to newspaper box at Red Hill South. The milking shed transformed into a rustic and romantic cabin offers a unique aesthetic, with cypress beams, aged concrete floors and luxurious amenities. Watch the sunrise from a comfortable king-size bed, take in the tree-lined landscape of Red Hill from your private deck, and live out your country getaway dreams.

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Image credit: Airbnb / Salt Creek Cottage – Georgie Mann

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