We've never been 'together' for so long that creating magical moments with someone you love goes unnoticed - or isn't sometimes needed. We all get busy, we fall into a routine and we forget to thank those closest to us. Find Your Self in the good books with a romantic mid-week getaway to the Yarra Valley.
Just one hour’s drive east of Melbourne, discover Yarra Valley wineries, restaurants and boutique Yarra Valley accommodation, there’s plenty to do together.
Mid-Week offers a more relaxed atmosphere, fewer crowds and great value. With special offers and deals, it's the perfect way to break up the week with a romantic getaway.
If you’re desperately in need of a romantic escape (who isn’t?) check out our top tips. We love 'love' in the Yarra Valley!
Visit a place you’ve never been before
The Yarra Valley is a treasure trove of beautiful destinations just one hour east of Melbourne, and there’s always plenty of new places to discover.
Visit a place you’ve not been to before and create new memories there together.
Yarra Valley Accommodation you’ll love:
Go on a date night
When was the last time you went on a date night? If you can’t remember, then it’s time to change that.
Visit one of many standout Yarra Valley restaurants to share a special meal together, and wine, did we mention wine? With chardonnay and pinot noir the local wine heroes, you're in for a treat.
With award winning wines accompanied by delicious Valley produce, its set to be a dinner to remember.
Who doesn’t love date night?
Try these foodie hotspots:
Or, go on a lunch date
Date nights are fun, but so are lunch dates.
With a few days away make the most of your time together and go on a lunch date. This leaves time to cosy up together by the fire when you get back to your room. Nothing says winter romance like a bottle of local Yarra Valley wine, and a platter of Yarra Valley Dairy cheese for two in the evening. That's all you'll need to finish off a perfect day after one of these lunches ...
Motivate each other
If something a bit more high-energy is more your style, there’s plenty on offer for that too. Spending time together and achieving a goal while motivating each other is where it's at. The key thing is motivating each other while you do it.
Walk further than usual, try a bike ride or maybe play with fire at the Healesville Glassblowers.
Adventure for two you’ll love:
Take a romantic walk together
There’s nothing quite so simply romantic as taking a long walk together with stunning scenery as your backdrop.
Choose from any number of magnificent nature walks and explore together while taking in the sight and sounds of the Yarra Valley. A bit of fresh air in the lungs works wonders cleaning up the mind and the best part - keep the mobile phone turned off - nature sounds magnificent!
Turn off the phone - take in a play, some music or a movie
After a busy day sampling Yarra Valley's finest wines, tasting the extraordinary produce the region has to offer, adventuring in beautiful surrounds and finding new places to enjoy together - settle in and tune out of the digital world.
It’s easier than you think. Turn your phones onto silent and place them out of sight, put the iPad back in its bag and simply enjoy each others company. Cards, a board game, a leisurely chat ...
Those messages will wait until the morning - the wine, however, may not (you could use this time to plan the next getaway!)