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Nestled on the south coast of New South Wales lies Ulladulla, a picturesque seaside town that offers a unique blend of natural beauty, delicious food, and rejuvenating wellness experiences. With no kids in tow, Ulladulla is the ideal destination for couples of any age seeking a long weekend of relaxation and exploration.
Cupitt’s Estate offers a luxurious escape with breathtaking views and an array of on-site amenities, including an awardwinning restaurant, winery, brewery, and fromagerie. The estate’s luxury pods are perfect for couples seeking privacy and seclusion, complete with an outdoor bath overlooking the vineyards to ignite the romantic flame instantly. Bannisters by the Sea is another must stay, with oceanview rooms and Rick Stein’s incredible seafood restaurant that will leave you feeling pampered and indulged. For a more funky option, Motel Molly is a new retro-inspired motel that offers chic rooms with a vintage twist.
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Food is at the heart of Ulladulla’s culture, and there is no shortage of delicious options to satisfy your taste buds. For breakfast or lunch, Milk Haus is the perfect spot, with its focus on fresh and nourishing meals that will energise you for the day ahead. Rick Stein Restaurant at Bannisters is another great option for lunch, with its seafood-focused menu and stunning ocean views. Cupitt’s Estate is a must-visit for lunch, where you can sample the estate’s wines, beers, and cheeses alongside a farm-to-table menu that highlights the region’s produce. For a nourishing vegetarian meal, head to Pilgrims Café, known for its fresh smoothies and juices named after local surf breaks. In the evening, Small Town Food and Wine is the perfect spot for a romantic dinner, this hatted restaurant serves up a seasonal menu on small plates with incredible wine options. Alternatively, head to the Milton Hotel for another hatted restaurant experience, or try Gwylo’s sizzling menu of Asian street eats served alongside classic tunes.
Ulladulla is the perfect destination for couples seeking a wellness-focused getaway. Embark on a journey of rejuvenation and indulgence with the region’s first floatation therapy centre, Shoalhaven Float, where you can float away the daily stress in a private room filled with magnesium-rich water. Connect with yourself and your yoga practice with a class at Om Sweet Om where you can enjoy the serenity of the studio as you stretch and breathe. For a back-to-nature experience, grab a coffee at the cart at Bannisters Pavilion and walk along Mollymook Beach, soaking up the atmosphere and the stunning views.
Ulladulla is surrounded by stunning natural beauty, making it the perfect destination for couples seeking a soulful journey. Embark on an Indigenous experience with Nura Gunyu Narrawallee bush walk, where you can learn to understand Indigenous culture by living it with Uncle Noel; walking on country, sitting and listening to stories, and sharing food. The walk takes you through stunning bushland, with plenty of opportunities to spot wildlife and immerse yourself in the natural surroundings. For a more challenging hike, head to iconic Didthul Pigeon House Mountain (Balgan), where you can enjoy panoramic views of cliffs and gorges of Morton National Park carved out by the Clyde River. Ulladulla is the perfect destination for couples seeking a long weekend of relaxation, exploration, and indulgence.
From luxurious accommodation to delicious food, rejuvenating wellness experiences, and stunning natural beauty, there is something for everyone in this stunning seaside town.
A curated holiday itinerary for a romantic getaway in Ulladulla of NSW.
Treat yourself and your favourite person on a four-day romantic getaway to the beautiful coastal town of Ulladulla, and its nearby unique boutique shopping village of Milton and iconic beaches including Mollymook. Just three hours from Sydney and two and a half from Canberra, the laid back yet luxury vibes of this region in the Shoalhaven are perfect for a romantic and indulgent getaway, whilst also offering deep connection to nature and self.
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