Romance

There’s something inherently romantic about the Sunshine Coast.

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Perhaps it’s the way the early morning sun sends golden rays over the ocean, or the pastel sunsets that light up the sky. 

We think it’s all of the above, and there are plenty of ways to embrace the beauty of the region with the one you love. 

Whether it’s something as simple as a romantic picnic with a view, or taking the next step with the ultimate proposal or Sunshine Coast wedding, love is well and truly in the air.  

The region is also home to professional wedding industry ready to help couples turn their dream wedding into a reality.  From the coast to the Hinterland there are a number of picturesque venues and stunning locations to tie the knot before enjoying a romantic honeymoon to remember. 

Picnic with a view

The Sunshine Coast is steeped in the kind of natural beauty that simply sparks romance.  

Embrace the great outdoors by planning a picnic with a view from one of the region’s stunning lookouts.  

You don’t even have to lift a finger, with a number of local businesses available to set up luxury picnics at your destination of choice, such as Gather by Bonnie. 

Locals tip: Some of the best spots to pull up a rug are Point Cartwright Lighthouse, Alexandra Headlands hill, Mary Cairncross Scenic Reserve or the Glass House Mountains! 

The perfect date

A grand romantic gesture can mean different things to different people, but a helicopter ride to a picturesque Sunshine Coast Hinterland estate for high tea certainly seems to fit the bill.  

Whether you’re looking to take your romance to new heights or put a modern twist on your traditional dinner and a movie date, the Sunshine Coast has you covered when it comes to planning the perfect date. 

Watch a movie under the night sky at Starry Nights Outdoor Movies in Eumundi,  take it back in time at retro diner Rick’s Garage or find your sense of adventure with a mountain hike or jet ski down the Pumicestone Passage – you’ll love it! 

A night of romance

Romance is in the air on the Sunshine Coast, at least according to travellers.  

Narrows Escape Rainforest Retreat in the Sunshine Coast Hinterland was voted the most romantic hotel in the world in the 2021 Tripadvisor Travellers’ Choice Awards. But it’s not the only Sunshine Coast accommodation provider feeling the love, with Bli Bli House Riverside Retreat taking our third place in the same category. 

From luxury glamping under the stars to cosy cottages in the Sunshine Coast Hinterland and beautifully appointed beachside suites, the Sunshine Coast has plenty of accommodation options for couples. 

From this day forward

The Sunshine Coast is home to a professional wedding industry with passionate venue managers and suppliers ready to help you plan your dream Sunshine Coast wedding. 

From the Sunshine Coast Hinterland’s established wedding scene to beautiful coastal venues, it’s easy to get swept up in the romance of the region. 

Walk down the aisle along a sandy beach entrance or surround yourself with rustic country elegance. 

Dance the night away under the stars, or plan an elegant sit-down affair for your closest loved ones. 

The options are limitless, all that’s left to say is ‘I do’