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Luxury City Breaks & Things to do around Australia & New Zealand

Treat your loved one with a luxury city break.

Whether you are looking to pamper your special someone with a spa treatment or spoil them with a luxury shopping experience or 5-star meal, Accor has your next romantic getaway sorted.

Hotel Chadstone Melbourne MGallery by Sofitel
Hotel Chadstone Melbourne MGallery by Sofitel

Shopping in Melbourne

Chadstone Shopping Centre located in Melbourne is Australia’s favourite destination for luxury – and the ideal location for a romantic city break. Housing the world’s most indulgent brands such as Burberry, Chanel, Celine & Cartier it rivals international shopping hubs like Paris and New York. 
At Chadstone, you and your partner can take time to relax and unwind. Make use of this luxury shopping centre’s spa, cinema, dining precincts and luxury stores, or treat your loved one to an appointment with a personal stylist who will ensure they have an unforgettable experience.
After your day of retail therapy, escape to a sanctuary of style at Hotel Chadstone Melbourne MGallery by Sofitel. Guests at this luxury hotel have access to an indoor heated rooftop pool, a fitness centre and even a day spa, Holism Retreat. Located right next door to Chadstone Shopping Centre, you won’t have far to go with all your spoils.
Stylishly appointed rooms feature throughout the hotel with modern décor, spacious suites, oversized rain showers and luxury amenities. Dining options include their signature rooftop venue Altus Lounge & Dining and ground floor restaurant, Pastore.

Our talented culinary teams have created memorable dining experiences at Altus and Pastore, each centred around indulgence while celebrating the best in-season produce.

- Meagan Gate, Director of Sales & Marketing at Hotel Chadstone Melbourne
Hyde Hacienda Sydney
Seafood Platter - Hyde Hacienda Sydney

Soaring above Sydney

Take your love to new heights with breathtaking views of Sydney’s iconic landmarks from above - one of the most romantic things you can do in Sydney. Offering fifteen- and thirty-minute scenic flights, Sydney Seaplanes is the ultimate activity to impress your loved one. Departing from Rose Bay, you will fly over the dazzling southern-eastern suburbs, bringing you to Australia’s world-renowned landmarks. Soar over the Sydney Opera House and Sydney Harbour Bridge, taking in these icons from a completely new perspective. With waterfront views, the Empire lounge is the perfect place to enjoy your Sunset Flight Dinner. Offering a full day of adventure and luxury, come and be amazed with a romantic Sydney Seaplanes experience. 
Following your experience with Sydney Seaplanes, why not continue the adventure? Check into the Pullman Quay Grand Sydney Harbour to spoil them with a romantic city break at a five-star hotel. From their pool and sauna to impeccable views of the harbour, this hotel provides a full suite of services. Placed in the heart of Sydney, the Pullman Quay Grand Sydney Harbour is in the centre of all the action, hop onto a ferry and explore the Northern Beaches, or step outside and discover Sydney CBD right on your doorstep. 
Take advantage of the panoramic views of Sydney’s sparkling harbour with exotic cocktail in hand at Hyde Hacienda Sydney. This bar blends light filled spaces with intimate booths, so sit back and sip a dreamy cocktail or two whilst grazing a signature share plate.
The Pullman Quay Grand Sydney Harbour is the ultimate location to share incredible memories with your partner.
SO/ Auckland Hotel swimming pool
SO/ Auckland Hotel

Pampering in Auckland

Indulge with a full program of pampering and wellness. Offering a variety of services, So Spa is the dreamy date location you are looking for. Walk into the wellness centre and find your Zen. If you are looking for something really special, So Spa is offering a ‘School of Love: Couples Massage Training Course’ where you can learn Swedish massage techniques and create a custom massage oil.
Finish the class with a complimentary glass of champagne – leaving you feeling refreshed and relaxed. 
If you want to take further advantage of their treatments, So Spa also offers a variety of pampering services including facials, as well as body and beauty treatments. Every service is performed by highly skilled professionals who understand the individual needs of every guest. So Spa also offers a full wellness centre where you can enjoy a Finnish sauna, spend time in the gym, and complete the day in the pool overlooking Auckland’s striking skyline. 
Leaving the wellness centre in a relaxed daze, you will find plenty of luxury rooms at the world-class SO/ Auckland Hotel – allowing you to take your day of pampering into the evening. With praised in-house restaurants and bars, Harbour Society, Hi-So and Mixo, you can spend the entire weekend being looked after by the SO/ team. Ideal for couples looking to escape the hustle of urban life, SO/ Auckland Hotel is guaranteed to leave you feeling calm, balanced and in love.  
Hyde Paradiso
Hyde Paradiso

Fine Dining in Surfer's Paradise

Everyone knows the best way to someone’s heart is through their stomach. So why not spoil your partner with an intimate meal at one of the best restaurants on the Gold Coast? Making every meal a memorable one, Seascape Restaurant and Bar features contemporary seafood cuisine served alongside a curated menu of wines and signature cocktails. This celebrated bistro offers panoramic sea views along with a rooftop bar where you can enjoy a celebratory glass of champagne under the stars. A clear choice for anyone wanting to treat their loved one with a romantic evening in Surfers Paradise. 
The ambience is key when choosing the perfect romantic restaurant or bar, and Hyde Paradiso’s energy is unrivalled. Enjoy the ultimate dinner date at one of Surfers Paradise’s most lively restaurant / bars. Overlooking the ocean, Hyde Paradiso’s Mediterranean cuisine, extensive cocktail list, and spectacular DJ will create an unforgettable experience. Let your hair down and have fun - Hyde Paradiso will take care of the rest.
Want to turn the evening into a luxury weekend getaway? Stay in Peppers Soul Surfers Paradise, home to the Hyde Paradiso restaurant. This premium hotel will look after every detail of your stay, delivering high-quality service for everything they do.
Romance, indulgence, and elegance - Peppers Soul gives every guest the perfect romantic experience. From the sauna, spa and steam room to the impeccable ocean views, every guest will leave feeling completely rejuvenated. 

At Peppers Soul we embrace all the Gold Coast has to offer and partner with local operators. Indulge in wine tours of the region’s finest wineries, awaken the senses with hot air ballooning over the Gold Coast Hinterland, or take a private helicopter ride along the pristine coastline. This is where memories are made.

- Michael Coe - Regional General Manager Gold Coast & Northern NSW, Apartments & Leases
 The Adnate Perth - Art Series
The Adnate Perth - Art Series

Contemporary Culture in Perth

A colourful mix of music, theatre, art, comedy and dance, Perth offers a rich calendar of cultural experiences throughout the year. Whether you’re after a movie under the stars in Perth’s renowned Kings Park, an outdoor art exhibition along the beach, a show at one of the world’s largest Fringe festivals or a glass of wine at a moody jazz club – there is something for everybody and every couple in Perth.
Treat your special someone to a pre-dinner tipple at one of Perth’s inner-city bars like The Flour Factory, or Wolf Lane, followed by a gastronomical feast at Hyde Perth Kitchen & Cocktails. Treat your special someone to a pre-dinner tipple at one of Perth’s inner-city bars like The Flour Factory, or Wolf Lane, followed by a gastronomical feast at Hyde Perth Kitchen & Cocktails. Honouring a summer vibe year-round thanks to the rooftop pool and colourful cocktails, this city favourite is a must-visit whilst in Perth.  
Complete your day with an after-dinner show. From live music at His Majesty’s Theatre or RAC Arena, to a musical or theatrical performance at the State Theatre Centre of WA, to simply admiring new street art dotted throughout colourful Northbridge, there are plenty of great ways to spend your evening in Perth. 
Finish off your day with a stay at one of Perth’s most stylish hotels - The Adnate Perth - Art Series. In line with this Art Series hotel, one of the building’s exterior walls features one of the world's largest 'mega murals' - a colossal artwork climbing up 27 storeys. But there is so much more to this 5-star hotel. In-room art libraries and documentaries, five-star service, modern designs & fixtures feature throughout the hotel. Standing adjacent to fashionable King St which is lined with chic cafés, trendy bars and boutique fashion stores, all you could ever need is within arm's reach.

Colourful and soulful, The Adnate provides an open invitation of hospitality and discovery. In the lobby, two original canvases welcome you, with awe-inducing detail

- Ryan Tuckerman, Regional Director, Art Series Hotels
Looking to spoil your loved one with a luxury city break? Let Accor help you book the perfect luxury escape to one of our boutique and luxury hotels around Australia.

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