Valentines Day. Love a luxe vaycay?

Treat your someone special to a romantic escape to the dreamy waters, pristine beaches and magnificent sunsets of Port Stephens. Book yourself into a resort, glamping tent or treehouse, enjoy decadent dining with views or a couples pampering experience. 

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Romantic Accommodation

Port Stephens Koala Sanctuary - deluxe 4 Star glamping tents offer you the perfect place to rejuvenate while enjoying a unique nocturnal experience. Wake up with the koalas in their spectacular natural bushland setting and enjoy everything that our Koala Sanctuary has to offer.

Bannisters Port Stephens - barefoot luxury perched right on the water. A stylish boutique getaway, Bannisters Port Stephens is a remodelled hotel and an ode to the glamour days of luxury hotels from the sixties and seventies. When you are not relaxing on your coastal chic room balcony, a visit to the infinity pool overlooking the ocean is a must.

Anchorage Port Stephens - where luxury meets the sea. you'll find a place where you can experience effortless luxury and exclusive dining: a unique haven where five star excellence merges seamlessly with the sapphire waters. offers luxurious absolute waterfront accommodation from spacious rooms to mezzanine-style loft suites and an exclusive villa with 180 degree views of the surrounding bay.

Wanderers Retreat - wake to the sounds of the birds in a Luxury Treehouse, or the Bush Spa Cottage snuggled into the melaleuca rainforest greenery  - designed specially for couples. The only thing guests need to worry about when in residence is not missing the regular koala and possum sightings.

Thou Walla - witness the most amazing sunset views over the bay at Thou Walla Sunset Retreat, located at the tip of Soldiers Point. Spoil yourself and indulge in a one of a kind under canvas experience in our 'glamping' tents. Keep the feel of being at one with nature and the environment. 

Amarna Beach Resort - the 5 Star Amarna Beach Resort is a waterfront oasis at secluded Dutchman's Beach, ideal for guests looking for a sense of calm in a busy world.  The unique waterfront location boasts a 25m heated pool and spa, cool sea breezes, breathtaking sunsets plus the opportunity to spot dolphins from your private balcony.

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Decadent Dining

Atmos - Atmos is now open, bringing the traditional architecture and relaxing atmosphere of the Greek islands to Shoal Bay. Greek cuisine that is simple and uncomplicated.

The Bay Butler – take your holiday in Port Stephens to the next level by engaging The Bay Butler. Arrive to your accommodation to find the fridge stocked with fresh local seafood, Hunter Valley cheese and charcuterie, not to mention a selection of premium wines all ready for you to take on a picnic waterside or enjoy at your accommodation.

Rick Stein Port Stephens - indulge in the freshest seafood of the region complemented with boutique wines that accentuate each perfectly prepared dish. Fresh seafood…simply cooked.  

The Point - a relaxed dining experience with breath-taking views of the stunning Soldiers Point waterways and the best sunsets in Port Stephens. 

Little Beach Boathouse - perched right on the edge of Little Beach serving fresh modern Australian cuisine prepared with local produce. 

Poyer's - located on the water in Lemon Tree Passage “A Hidden Paradise”. The Poyer’s is a family owned and operated business that focuses on fresh food with a European flair.

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Peaceful Pampering 

Spa Lucca, The Anchorage - the ideal destination spa for those who seek a spa retreat, or a decadent day spa. Enjoy the voyage in your own private seaside sanctuary in a double treatment room for you and your loved one. Treatments from rituals, healing, immersions, wraps, scrubs, facials and massages.

Spa Bannisters - Spa Bannisters is a must visit for those looking for the ultimate relaxation and luxurious spa experience. Offering massage and facial treatments, manicures and pedicures using organic Australian products.

Wellness Path - beauty, inside and out. Luxurious packages including a soul soothing couples retreat; soak in the spa together then drift into deep relaxation as our therapists soothe skin and muscle from the top of your head to the tips of your toes.

Hawaiian Heart Massage - a special sacred healing space referred to as “the temple”. It is a place where you go to relax and heal and find balance.

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Gorgeous Gifts 

Bay Living and Garden - their lush range of plants are sourced by Tass, who is a horticulturist by trade, and sit effortlessly from floor to ceiling amongst the high-quality contemporary ceramic & porcelain pots & planters.

Artisan Collective - browse and purchase high-quality, locally made gifts direct from the makers. The space is all about supporting the creative arts community within the area.

Burbridge and Burke - Special pieces for your loved one. The store stocks a beautiful range of baby and kids treasures, crafted fashion and accessories, indoor and outdoor pieces for the home and exquisite bath and body products.

A Beautiful Occasion - floral arrangements and beautiful bunches designed with flowers that are on trend. The perfect gift for your loved one. Delivery around Port Stephens daily or pop into the store.  

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