Valentine's Day 2022: The best experiences for ultimate romance

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A couple kiss with the Eiffel Tower in the background.
You don't have to go to Paris this Valentine's Day to make it romantic, but you can plan something special. Photo: Getty Images

This Valentine's Day, it's time to push the boat out. If the last two years have taught us anything, it's that you need to make the most of every moment.

With that in mind, here are some of the most romantic ways to spend February 14 this year.

Sydney Harbour Marriott’s couples getaway package, from around $320 per couple

This five-star romantic getaway offers a room upgrade, with views of the Sydney Harbour Bridge, the Opera House or City skyline.

You'll get an in-room cocktail experience, with a range of premium Batch & Bottle cocktail options delivered to your door - including their Glenfiddich Scotch Manhattan, Hendrick’s Gin Martini, Monkey Shoulder Lazy Old Fashioned and Reyka Vodka Rhubarb Cosmopolitan.

You'll also get a buffet breakfast, a bottle of Aussie wine, a curated couples guide showing off the sights within walking distance of the hotel, and a late checkout.

Four brown bottles of cocktail kits sit on a wooden bar.
Enjoy Bottle and Batch cocktails in your room with the Sydney Harbour Marriott’s couples getaway package. Photo: Marriott

Suite Dreams package at The Calile Hotel, Brisbane, from $800 per couple

This super cool hotel is offering overnight accommodation in your room of choice, a bottle of Louis Roederer Vintage Rosé delivered to your room, turn-down service, valet parking, $100 toward your Lobby Bar Dining Experience or in-room mini-bar, and a late checkout.

Sounds pretty perfect.

A woman's legs rest on the rim of a round tub in a bathroom, with a bottle of pink champagne and a glass on the ground.
Enjoy the Suite Dreams package at The Calile Hotel, Brisbane, from $800 per couple. Photo: Calile

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Mornington Peninsula Hot Springs Bath House and Picnic Experience, $190 per couple

Experience an amazing geothermal bathing experience in mineral-rich hot springs with Red Balloon.

This package includes the use of the thermal mineral spring pools, a Turkish steam bath, cave pool, and the amazing hilltop pool, with 360-degree gorgeous panoramic views.

Then, when you're totally relaxed, enjoy a picnic in the grounds of a local cheese board, crackers, savoury scones and fresh fruit.

Mornington Peninsula Hot Springs Bath House and Picnic Experience, $190 per couple
Mornington Peninsula Hot Springs Bath House and Picnic Experience, $190 per couple. Photo: Red Balloon

Fraser Suites Sydney French Romance Package, from $349 per couple

Treat your loved one to something super special with Sydney's Fraser Suites French Romance package.

While you stay in the five-star accommodation, you'll get a gift-boxed bottle of Pommery Brut Apanage (exclusive cuvée), an in-room breakfast with freshly baked chocolate croissants, strawberries, and a choice of main course.

Designed by Sir Norman Foster, the hotel contains 201 luxury serviced apartments.

With only seven apartments on each floor, guests experience a real sense of privacy and exclusivity.

Fraser Suites Sydney French Romance Package, from $349 per couple
Fraser Suites Sydney French Romance Package, from $349 per couple. Photo: Fraser

Port Arthur and Three Capes Seaplane Flight, $595 each

If you're in Tasmania, this 90-minute seaplane flight is bound to hit high in the romance stakes.

You'll see the Tasman peninsula, stunning views of the iconic Three Capes, take in an exciting water landing in Port Arthur, before returning to Hobart.

Real once-in-a-lifetime stuff.

Port Arthur and Three Capes Seaplane Flight, $595 each
Port Arthur and Three Capes Seaplane Flight, $595 each. Photo: Red Balloon

Romantic Movies at the Moonlight Cinema, from $20 per person

Snuggle up with your loved one in front of a movie - and enjoy the view at the Moonlight Cinema.

This Valentine's Day, there's a week's worth of romantic movies, including classics such as The Notebook, and new releases like JLo's Marry Me.

You can upgrade your experience to the AAMI Gold Grass, which gives you a prime view of the screen as well as waiter service, or the Tia Maria Platinum Experience, which includes a premium double bean bed, a grazing box by QT hotels and Tia Maria cocktails.

Romantic Movies at the Moonlight Cinema, from $20 per person
Romantic movies at the Moonlight Cinema, from $20 per person. Photo: Moonlight Cinema

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