With so much to see and do the Greater Port Macquarie area is the perfect destination for your next romantic getaway! We’ve put together a list of Port Macquarie’s best date night/day ideas to get to know that special someone better with some amazing shared experiences!
Why Port Macquarie for your next romantic getaway?
With its spectacular scenery and wide range of activities on offer, Port Macquarie is not just a popular holiday destination. It’s perfect for a couples retreat too! This beautiful city on the Mid North Coast of NSW has all kinds of activities for you and your special someone no matter what you like doing. From beach walks to hinterland wanders, fantastic food and wine and adventure activities for the thrill seekers, Port Macquarie can make your romantic fantasies a reality no matter what they are.
Why choose Macquarie Waters Boutique Apartments?
Here at Macquarie Waters, we offer everything you need for a relaxed, refreshing and, of course, romantic getaway. With lovely rooftop ocean views and all the attractions of Port Macquarie on your doorstep, our hotel’s features are ideal for couples looking to spend some quality time together. Enjoy our heated outdoor pool and spa, guest roof deck with a hot tub and summer dive-in movie theatre. Have a romantic dinner at the onsite restaurant The Corner, and of course, stay in our luxury accommodation.
What are your accommodation options for your Couple’s Retreat?
Why not take that special someone on a romantic getaway they’ll never forget? With a weekend in our fabulous couple’s retreat accommodation, you can do just that!
1 Bedroom Apartments
Spacious and comfortable, our one-bedroom apartments have everything couples need for a Port Macquarie romantic getaway. Cook a meal together in the fully equipped kitchen, then dine in the open plan lounge and dining area.
Unwind in one of our one-bedroom apartments; choose from:
The One-Bedroom Spa Apartment or
The One-Bedroom Spa / Ocean View Apartment
Our accommodation for couples will keep you comfy and cosy!
Bigger booking? Maybe you’re on a double date? Our two-bedroom apartments come with double of everything so you can double the romance on your couple’s retreat! Two bedrooms, two bathrooms, two TVs, free WIFI and a wide selection of Foxtel channels. A two-night minimum stay applies. To make your time together even more special, go with a two-bedroom spa or view apartment.
Before you go, how about checking out our list of Port Macquarie’s best date night/day ideas on your Couple’s Retreat?
We’ve put together a list of ideas on how to get to know that special someone better with some amazing shared experiences whilst on your romantic getaway!
1. Classic Dinner and Movie
Get cosy and casual with the classic dinner and movie combo that never disappoints.
The Corner Restaurant is located on level 1 of Macquarie Waters Boutique Apartment Hotel and features a small, intimate setting with the use of the best local and seasonal produce to create simple dishes that appeal to both the casual and gourmet diner.
The Stunned Mulletis 5 star dining at its best. This hatted restaurant is a place where amazing food, incredible wines, great service and relaxed coastal ambience come together perfectly.
Fusion 7 features flavours from around the globe. This family-run restaurant is where good food and a relaxed dining experience combine.
Majestic Cinemas is where movies come alive with 5 screens featuring the latest Hollywood blockbusters and local independent films.
The Plaza Theatre in Laurieton is a unique movie going experience. With this theatre built in 1959 it is a true step back in time.
2. Adventure Seekers
Embrace the outdoors with that special someone and take in the breathtaking views while getting active at the same time.
Bellrowan Valley Horse Riding, located in the beautiful Greater Port Macquarie hinterland, is known for its ‘Bellrowan experience’ not just a horse ride. Immerse yourself in beautiful scenery, quality proven horses and friendly, professional guides. This truly is a romantic day out.
Ellenborough Falls is a 90-minute drive from Macquarie Waters and worth every minute of the drive. This 200-metre drop waterfall is the tallest in Australia and takes 641 steps to get to the bottom. Be sure to pack you lunch with numerous picnic spots on the way down that feature magnificent views of one of nature’s finest.
Port Macquarie Camel Safaris is just as the name suggests, camel rides along beautiful Lighthouse Beach. This unique experience gives you the best view for spotting dolphins splashing in the waves plus you will hear amazing stories from the experienced guides.
Bago Vineyards and Maze is NSW largest hedge maze and a fun way to spend your day together. Experience this unique and rustic setting plus reward yourself with a traditional sparkling wine after you conquer the maze!
3. Relax and Recharge
Enjoy the finer things in life with your significant other and indulge in the best that Port Macquarie has to offer.
Cassegrain Winery is where Port Macquarie’s most awarded drops are created. This tranquil setting is perfect for a picnic on the rolling lawns amongst the magnificent rose bushes. Sample the tasty wines at the cellar door and don’t miss the free winery tour to see the inner workings of a medium sized winery – and the largest in the Hastings region.
Little Fish Café & Vineyard is a special, romantic place that overlooks the lush vineyards of the Innes Lake Estates. Known as Port Macquarie’s favourite French restaurant, it’s a place where you can indulge in amazing food and wine while enjoying the stunning surrounds.
Port Macquarie Day Spa is Port Macquarie’s ultimate escape from the day to day. With a long list of spa treatments from hydrotherapy to body treatments, facials and massages you are sure to relax and unwind. If you mention that you are staying at Macquarie Waters you will receive 10% off.
A Sunset Cruise on Port Macquarie’s most charming vessel: the Chinese Junk. You can relax whilst enjoying the magnificent scenery and a cool refreshing drink! Port Macquarie puts on some beautiful sunsets and one of the best ways to experience these are on the Hastings River.