Welcome to the Gold Coast, where love is always in the air! Whether you're planning a romantic getaway or looking to surprise your special someone with a day of enchantment, the Gold Coast has everything you need for an unforgettable experience.

Join us as we embark on a journey through some of the most romantic spots and date ideas on the Gold Coast, guaranteed to ignite the flames of passion and create lasting memories.

So, how can you craft the most perfect of romantic day trips Gold Coast style? Keep reading.

Sunrise Serenity at Burleigh Heads Lookout

Start your day with a breathtaking sunrise at Burleigh Heads Lookout. Perched atop the headland, this stunningly scenic spot offers panoramic views of the sparkling ocean and golden sands below.

Snuggle up with your loved one as you watch the sun paint the sky in hues of pink and orange, creating a picture-perfect backdrop for romance.

Coffee and Cocktail Delights at Jin Café & Bar

Cocktails and a charcuterie board at Jin Café & Bar

After soaking in the sunrise, head to Jin Café & Bar for a cosy coffee date. Nestled within Dorsett Gold Coast, this chic café-come-bar offers a stylish setting and a delectable menu of freshly brewed coffees and tantalising treats.

Return in the evening for a bespoke cocktail crafted by our expert mixologists, deliciously complemented by a charcuterie board to set the scene for a truly romantic night.

Beachside Bliss in Broadbeach

Continue your romantic escapade with a stroll along the pristine shores of Broadbeach, just minutes away from Dorsett Gold Coast. Touted as one of the best beaches in Australia, Broadbeach is the perfect blend of quintessential Gold Coast beauty and relaxing serenity.

Escape the crowds thronging Main Beach in Surfers Paradise and opt for a romantic walk or chill beach day at Broadbeach. Take in the stunning ocean views and revel in the serenity of this idyllic beachside paradise, and don’t forget to try some of the gorgeous Broadbeach cafés for a spot of beachside breakfast.

If you’re planning a romantic Brisbane to Gold Coast day trip, then Broadbeach is an absolute must for your itinerary!

Cruise and Dine: A Romantic Canal Experience

For a truly unforgettable experience, embark on a romantic canal cruise. Glide along the picturesque waterways of the Gold Coast, admiring the luxury waterfront homes and lush greenery that line the banks.

Indulge in a gourmet meal aboard the cruise, complete with fine wines and decadent desserts, as you toast to your love amidst the tranquil setting.

Some of our favourite canal cruises are:

Related: Discover the Best Romantic Restaurants With Water Views on the Gold Coast

Winery Romance in Gold Coast Hinterland

Two glasses of wine with flowers

Credit: Witches Falls

Feeling a little more adventurous? Escape the bustle of Broadbeach and step into the enchanting Gold Coast Hinterland for a day of winery romance, aka the essential ingredient for all romantic day trips Gold Coast wide.

Discover charming vineyards and cellar doors nestled among rolling hills and lush vineyards. Sample a selection of award-winning wines as you explore the scenic countryside hand in hand with your partner, creating memories to last a lifetime.

We recommend booking a winery day tour in Gold Coast Australia to sip and savour all the best vintages while enjoying guided sessions and cellar door-to-cellar door coach transport.

Some must-visit cellar doors in the Tamborine Mountain area and its surrounds include:

Related: Day Trips to the Gold Coast’s Enchanting Hinterland

Dinner for Two: Best Romantic Restaurants on the GC

Finish your day with a romantic dinner at one of the Gold Coast's top restaurants. From intimate candlelit tables overlooking the ocean to hidden bars and cosy eateries, the Gold Coast offers a plethora of dining options to suit every taste and budget.

You’ll also find plenty of fine dining options and hatted restaurants on the Gold Coast that are sure to leave a lasting impression for years to come (plus, they make for an unbeatable romantic experience or anniversary gift!).

Our favourite romantic restaurants near the hotel are:

Feel the Romance at Dorsett Gold Coast

Two women enjoying breakfast in bed at Dorsett Gold Coast

After a day of romance and adventure, return to Dorsett Gold Coast to soak in some much-needed relaxation and create a cherished holiday in Gold Coast Australia.

Sink into poolside bliss at Isoletto Pool Club and drink in views of Broadbeach as you relax in our wet lounges. Pop some champagne at Jin Café & Bar or enjoy a bottle in the cosy comforts of your room.

For a truly romantic experience, why not upgrade your stay and unlock exclusive access to our Executive Lounge? Located on Level 19, the lounge boasts sweeping views of the GC and offers a buffet breakfast each morning as well as drinks and canapés each evening.

Experience the magic of romance on the Gold Coast and create memories that will last a lifetime. Book your stay today and let the love unfold amidst the beauty of the Gold Coast.