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#1 mad madam mim

Posted 27 January 2013 - 09:46 PM

Does anyone know of any nice places to get away for a weekend? Our anniversary is coming up in May and DH and I want to get away for a nice romantic weekend without the kids, it will be our first time alone in almost 7 years so we want somewhere nice with either a private spa/hot tub or spa bath original.gif

#2 mad madam mim

Posted 29 January 2013 - 06:47 PM

no one?

#3 MrsBouquet

Posted 29 January 2013 - 06:49 PM

Burswood? (or whatever it's called now)

#4 EsmeLennox

Posted 29 January 2013 - 06:51 PM

For our 10th wedding anniversary we spent a weekend in Fremantle. Stayed at a little boutique hotel, parked the car and walked everywhere. It was a great weekend. It wasn't exactly 'away' but it was out of our own four walls and we could do what we wanted without any kids! I also didn't want to drive down south (for eg) because the kids see quite little then, and if they had freaked out we could get home pretty quickly.

We've also spen a weekend in York which was also really nice.

Edited by Jemstar, 29 January 2013 - 06:51 PM.


#5 anna_garny

Posted 29 January 2013 - 06:52 PM

where are you travelling from? How far are you willing to go? What kind of budget are you working with? Because that will really impact any answers!

#6 ELH05

Posted 29 January 2013 - 11:38 PM

PreSton Beach - Footprints resort ?

#7 mad madam mim

Posted 30 January 2013 - 12:13 PM

We are in rockingham, willing to travel a couple of hours, I think about 3 max, no set budget but nothing too expensive.

#8 PurpleNess

Posted 30 January 2013 - 01:09 PM

There is an adults retreat /spa in the hills let me see if I can find a link, friends stayed & said it was awesome!

http://hiddenvalleyeco.com/

DH & I spent an anniversary at Chapel Farm in the Swan Valley, lovely rooms & close to wineries etc

http://www.chapelfarm.com.au/getaways/

Enjoy!!



#9 SqueakyBee

Posted 30 January 2013 - 01:15 PM

We recently stayed at Abbey Beach Resort in Busselton, that was lovely. It's not too long a drive from Perth, but far enough away that you feel like you've escaped properly, if you know what I mean.

http://www.abbeybeach.com.au

ETA - we're in Kwinana, and it was only about a 2-2.5 hour drive from memory

Edited by SqueakyBee, 30 January 2013 - 01:16 PM.


#10 Bwok~Bwok

Posted 30 January 2013 - 02:26 PM

Abbey Beach is nice!

The Vines Resort

Karri Valley Resort (no spa I don't think)

The Esplande Hotel in Freo

The Sebel in Mandurah is really nice too!

Edited by Bwok~Bwok, 30 January 2013 - 02:27 PM.


#11 boysescakes

Posted 30 January 2013 - 02:50 PM

A couple of weekends when I have been child free, I have just picked a really nice hotel in the city, which hasn't been too expensive.  Staying there for the whole weekend, doing no washing/cleaning/cooking.  Has been bliss.  Ordering room service and just chilling by the pool.  Being in the city it was close enough to the water and other activities.  Strongly recommend it!!!!

#12 mini mac

Posted 30 January 2013 - 03:00 PM

QUOTE (PurpleNess @ 30/01/2013, 11:09 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
There is an adults retreat /spa in the hills let me see if I can find a link, friends stayed & said it was awesome!

http://hiddenvalleyeco.com/



Thats where I was going to say. Its really lovely and quite private.


Or here http://www.forestrise.com.au/

A little more to do if you feel like doing more than drink and hang out in the spa... You can also ride bikes, bushwalk and hang out at the little lake they have. Its just gorgeous

Edited by Mini Mac, 30 January 2013 - 03:01 PM.


#13 DreamingM

Posted 30 January 2013 - 04:57 PM

I would also recommend Abbey Beach Resort. Close to everything and really lovely rooms. Heading back again at Easter. Love it there!

#14 mad madam mim

Posted 31 January 2013 - 01:20 PM

oooo thanks heaps everyone  biggrin.gif

#15 PurpleWitch

Posted 01 February 2013 - 08:53 PM

Ferguson Valley!!




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