Three Award Winning Honeymoon Destinations

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These three Australian destinations are perfect for a wedding or honeymoon getaway for the happy couple.


A fairytale wedding and romantic honeymoon with your dearly beloved is something we all dream about. Online holiday directory Stayz is turning dreams into a reality by unlocking the perfect Australian wedding and honeymoon destinations in its annual Holiday Rental Awards. Selected from a portfolio of more than 45,000 rentals in more than 2,000 unique locations nationwide, the latest award-winning properties are a must-see for all brides-to-be.

National Romance Award Winner - Thalia Haven

Picturesque, rustic and romantic — this secluded honeymoon property is your dream fairytale castle. On a rocky headland, the ancient stone house overlooks breathtaking views across Great Oyster Bay on Tasmania’s East Coast. Reminiscent of historical architecture in the winding streets of Italy, the property boasts a true Romeo and Juliet experience. Relax and get cosy in the cliffside outdoor bath and sauna, or stroll along the white sands of your own private beach. There are four separate pavilions which come fully furnished with a kitchen, dining rooms, four bedrooms and a central living area. Spacious and luxurious, this is where you can unwind by the fireplace and fall in love with the crystal clear ocean views. A secluded castle on a cliff, beside the beach — this is your love story.


  • Secluded honeymoon property located an hour from Hobart
  • This one-of-a-kind stay boasts breathtaking views across Great Oyster Bay
  • Guests will enjoy use of the fully equipped kitchen, suana and cliffside outdoor bath
  • Four separate pavilions allow for plenty of space to relax together, or apart
  • Private white sand beach


NSW State Winner - The Glasshouse Rainforest Retreat

Relax and unwind in this peaceful rainforest retreat on your honeymoon. Serenely set on 17 acres of rainforest, the property is conveniently located five minutes from the Woolgoolga town centre and boasts vibes of tranquillity and calm. Hidden among nature’s flora and fauna, the accommodation resembles a private cottage and is the perfect hideaway to enjoy some alone time on your honeymoon. Get cosy in the luxurious outdoor spa, or inside the contemporary-style retreat by the fireplace. For the ultimate pampering, enjoy an in-house massage with your loved one. Lay back and relax, and enjoy each other’s company in this secluded honeymoon spot.


  • The ideal destination for a secluded honeymoon
  • Stylish and contemporary accommodation hidden within 17 acres of rainforest
  • Luxury outdoor spa
  • In house couples massage available on request
  • Conveniently located five minutes from the Woolgoolga town centre


VIC State Winner - The Estate Trentham

Take a step into this snow white designer property and experience your wedding and honeymoon in style. Built in 1902, this white house was designed and decorated by interior designer, Lynda Gardener (Gardener and Marks Interiors, The White House Daylesford, and The White Room Melbourne) and is a stunning venue for a small wedding. The picturesque, Art Deco inspired property is set among fruit trees, a harvest garden and an original potato picker’s shed, which has been converted into a beautiful bedroom. The on-site barn and breathtaking gardens have been specifically designed to hold private events in style. Escape to the country and indulge in one of Victoria’s most gorgeous honeymoon and wedding destinations.


  • The house has been decorated and designed by interior designer Lynda Gardener
  • The main bathroom features a huge two-person bath with beautiful products by Anise
  • The on-site barn and surrounding gardens are the perfect location for a small wedding
  • Fresh produce from Estate gardens will be left for guests upon arrival
  • Ideally located close to Trentham and Daylesford


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