Love Noosa this Valentine's Day - food, fun and love bugs!
A sunset picnic in Noosa Woods, beachfront dinner, cruising the Noosa River, sunrise on a mountain top, a cold beer made with pure Noosa water, luxuriating
together with a couple's massage, glamping with kangaroos, or something adventurous like a tandem jet ski tour in Laguna Bay ... celebrate love your
way in Noosa this Valentine’s Day, Thursday 14 February (or any day for that matter).
Let's start with dinner at your favourite Noosa restaurant. Here are a few Valentine's Day specials around town:
Pictured: Dinner at a beachfront restaurant.
Noosa Boathouse on Noosa River has 2 romantic dinner choices: Seafood Experience for 2 + Shared Choc Dessert Plate, $159 per couple; or 4-course dinner, $59 per person. Must book on 07 5440 5070 or see noosaboathouse.com.au
Relish Restaurant at Noosa Springs Golf & Spa Resort has a 3-course lunch or dinner on Valentine's Day for $49 per person, must book on 07 5440 3317.
Maison de Provence in Cooroy, in the Noosa hinterland, has a 3-course set menu lunch for Valentine's Day, including chocolate lava cake for two, $45 per person, must book on 07 5472 0077.
Land & Sea Brewery's Valentine's Day Fortune couple's dinner package is $55 per person with a welcome cocktail, Land & Sea share platter, beer tasting paddle and dessert special. Must book on 07 5455 6128.
If you love cooking together, there's a Dumplings and Buns Valentine's Day masterclass at The Cooking School Noosa - and you won't have to clean up the mess afterwards! Cost is $140 per guest, click here to book.
Dine at Noosa's only two-hatted restaurant this Valentines Day, Wasabi Restaurant & Bar. Choose either the 7-course ($145) or 9-course ($165) omakase degustations. Mention this 'Valentine's Day promotion' when booking and receive a complimentary glass of bubbles with either of the degustations mentioned. Must book on 07 5449 2443.
Book one of only 13 seats at the chef's table with Guy Stanaway, executive chef of the Jackalope Hotel, who will be in Noosa on 20 February, $250 per person. Book at firstname.lastname@example.org
Pictured: Noosa country picnic - image by @Jewelszee
Or pack a picnic (see Belmondos Organic Market, Gibsons Noosa Homewares and Cafe, Providore on Hastings or Organika for tasty picnic goodies) and find a beautiful sunset spot by the Noosa River, on the beach, at a hidden bay on the edge of Noosa National Park, or on a mountain top. D'licious Gourmet Hampers or Getaway Pantry can pack a beautiful picnic hamper for you.
Find more great places to eat in Noosa at visitnoosa.com.au/taste
OUT AND ABOUT IN NOOSAHere are some of our favourite ways to get out and about in Noosa - you'll find plenty more inspiration here.
Take a river cruise; go horse riding on the beach or lake; make a sandcastle with the experts; discover the incredible Noosa Everglades by paddling through the pristine waters on a canoe together; sit back and let Thunder Road Tours take you both on an amazing tour on their custom-built trike; try sky-diving, kite-surfing or learn to surf together.
Pictured: Sunset cruise with Noosa River & Canal Cruises.
GO SHOPPING - NOOSA-STYLEBuy a special gift from Noosa – a new bikini, surfboard or framed Noosa photo. There's beautiful jewellery at Noosa's own Secrets Shhh and more beautiful shopping in Bay Village, along Hastings Street, at markets around the region, along Gympie Tce and Thomas St in Noosaville, and in our country and seaside villages, including Cooroy, Pomona, Cooran, Sunshine Beach and Peregian Beach. See visitnoosa.com.au/play-shopping
DAY SPA PAMPERINGAs if Noosa's beautiful beaches, resorts, National Park, river, food, shops and hinterland weren't enough, you can add some luxurious pampering from one of the gorgeous day spas.
Pictured: AQUA Day Spa at Sofitel Noosa Pacific Resort.
The Lokasi Love for two Package at Ikatan Spa Noosa has a 60min Balinese Massage and 30min Asian Head Massage for 2 people, $420, ph 07 5471 1199 or see ikatanspa.com
At AQUA Day Spa, Sofitel Noosa Pacific Resort, enjoy a day of indulging or shared pampering, and relax with complimentary valet parking with their February packages, ph 5449 4777.
There's a Valentine’s Spa Special at Noosa Springs Golf & Spa Resort - during February, either book in or purchase one of their couple experiences as a gift voucher and save! Couples Float – $99 (save $21) in the flotation pool, or Couples Massage – $219 (save $41).
Find more beautiful day spas or massage rooms at visitnoosa.com.au/relax
EVENTS, MUSIC, THEATRE AND MORE IN NOOSAFor the ultimate Love Bug experience, extend Valentine's Day just a little and head to the Love Ya Dub VW Car Cruise and Showon Saturday and Sunday, 16-17 February at Habitat Noosa Everglades Eco Camp, Lake Flat Road, Boreen Point, There's a Noosa hinterland car cruise for VWs on Saturday and a VW show day on Sunday, open to the public from 10am - 2pm.
Or buy a ticket to one of the great events coming up in Noosa - the perfect excuse to come back again!
If you love amazing food, wine, beer or just hanging out in Noosa, a ticket to the Noosa Food & Wine Festival(16-20 May) is a must - tickets to Festival Village (pictured above) are just $26 (+ booking fee), and there are dozens more events on the program with chefs including Manu Feildel, Colin Fassnidge, Kirsten Tibballs, Ben O'Donoghue and plenty more.
Theatre lovers can see the opening night of HotDatesDotCom, three one-act plays about looking for love, at Noosa Arts Theatre, Noosaville, with a Valentine’s Gala, $32 includes a drink and supper, ph 5449 9343 to book.
Or book ahead as NOOSA alive! in association with Ensemble Theatre present the Queensland premiere of David Williamson's The Big Time, direct from the Sydney sell-out season, 21-23 March. Tickets on sale now for this clever, stylish and sophisticated comedy set in the ruthless world of celebrity.
It's a night of beautiful music at Berkelouw Books Eumundi as Linsey Pollak and Lizzie O'Keefe perform Dangerous Song on Friday 15 February, $25, must book at the store or at trybooking.com/BAJAJ
There's more great music coming up in Noosa, including Luka Bloom; Katie Noonan; Divynls; Dan Sultan; and John Farnham, Daryl Braithwaite, Jon Stevens, Vanessa Amorosi, Thirsty Merc and Dragon at the Red Hot Summer Tour - see visitnoosa.com.au/thisweek for more details.
If you're celebrating over the weekend, make sure you check out This Week in Noosa for more live music and things to do.
ROMANTIC STAYS IN NOOSAYou can't go wrong with booking a romantic stay in Noosa - we've got it all from lakefront cottages and riverside camping to luxury beachfront resorts, country lodges and hinterland retreats. Book your Noosa Valentine's stay at visitnoosa.com.au/stay, email email@example.com phone 1 3000 NOOSA (66672).
Happy Valentine's Day, with love from Noosa!