How to spend Valentine’s Day on the Sunshine Coast
Whether you’re an old school romantic or looking to make a grand gesture, there’s something for everyone on the Sunshine Coast this Valentine’s Day.
There’s something romantic about Valentine’s Day on the Sunshine Coast.
From watching the sunrise over the ocean to star-studded nights in the hinterland, the natural beauty of the region offers the perfect backdrop for a grand romantic gesture.
This Valentine’s Day surprise your date with a picnic for two, or take your romance to new heights with a helicopter ride over the stunning Glass House Mountains.
With plenty of romantic accommodation options to choose from, there’s every reason to turn this Valentine’s Day in to a Sunshine Coast weekend escape.
Watch the sunrise from Mount Coolum
With views stretching across the coastline Mount Coolum is the perfect way to kick of Valentine’s Day.
Make sure to bring a blanket to enjoy the view, and finish the morning with breakfast at one of the Coolum’s many beachside cafes.
A touch of Deep Love Picnic
There’s nothing more romantic than a picnic for two.
A Touch of Deep Love offers the ultimate in Sunshine Coast romance, setting up luxurious grazing tables set against our stunning natural landscape.
With plush scatter cushions, elegant tableware and bottle of Moet on ice, the picnics are as Instagram-worthy as they are delicious.
If you’re after something more relaxed, simply pack your own basket and head to the beach or hinterland for a sunset picnic.
Movie under the stars
Spend Valentine’s day under the stars in a rainforest fringed oasis at Spicers Tamarind Maleny.
The luxury hinterland retreat is offering an outdoor movie experience like no other with individually styled picnic areas for couples to cuddle up and enjoy the 1990 classic Pretty Woman.
The night kicks off at 5pm with live music and a bottle of Prosecco, cheese and charcuterie board for couples.
Dinner will be prepared by The Tamarind’s hatted chef Dan Jarrett, with the movie and dessert to follow.
Fly and dine With OceanView Heli
Take your romance to new heights with a romantic day-trip – by helicopter.
Ocean View Heli offers adventures to some of the Sunshine Coast’s most scenic locations, including across the stunning coastline or Glass House Mountains.
For something extra special, try their Fly ‘n’ Dine Experience tour taking you to the Sunshine Coast’s own Flame Hill Vineyard for lunch.
For the ultimate romantic gesture, they also offer engagement and proposal packages.
Explore the hinterlands
Get off the beaten track and explore some of the Sunshine Coast hinterland’s best kept secrets this Valentine’s Day.
With its aqua blue waters and serene Conondale location, Booloumba Creek is the ultimate hinterland oasis.
Or if you’re looking to get away from it all, Gheerrulla Falls in the Mapleton National Park offers the perfect escape.
Tapping in to the Sunshine Coast Hinterland Great Walk, this peaceful track will take you 1.5km down to a secluded waterhole.
Sunsets and Seafood
Enjoy fresh seafood straight off the trawler on a sunset cruise of Mooloolaba.
Cruise Mooloolaba takes guests out on the Mooloolah River to watch the sunset over the horizon, before stopping in at the Mooloolaba fish market for fresh seafood to enjoy on board.
With Mooloolaba Spit home to a number of seafood restaurants, you could simply pack a picnic blanket and an esky to have your own seafood platter down on the water’s edge.