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A Romantic Weekend in McLaren Vale and Fleurieu Coast

A Romantic Weekend in McLaren Vale and Fleurieu Coast

Imagine a romantic escape full of rolling vineyards, sparkling beaches and views that go on for miles?

Sounds like a dream, right? 

Well, dream no more, because McLaren Vale and Fleurieu Coast has it all for a romantic weekend away for couples!

With cosy B&Bs to snuggle up with your loved one, some even with a hot tub!, restaurants to indulge your senses and a host of activities and sights to explore, now’s the time to pack your bags, grab your partner's hand and embark on a romantic weekend on the McLaren Vale & Fleurieu Coast!

Maxwell Wines Restaurant, McLaren Vale - a must-do if you’re after a memorable meal, their signature degustation is uber-indulgent, sure to fire up the romance and get you in the mood.

The Little Rickshaw, Aldinga - one of the most intimate dining experiences on the McLaren Vale & Fleurieu Coast, tucked away in an historic shed, let the chefs feed you dish after gorgeous dish of modern, Asian-inspired regional fare as you sip some local wine. But a handy tip, book well in advance! They book out fast!

The Little Rickshaw Aldinga South Australia

Coriole Restaurant McLaren Vale - for an afternoon spent soaking up sunny garden vibes, book in for a wine tasting at cellar door before heading over to the restaurant for a magical long lunch overlooking the vines.

Little Wolf Osteria McLaren Vale - an ultra-modern setting with breath-taking views, surrounded by rolling vineyards and grand gums… plus a menu full of fresh, locally sourced produce. Could there be more perfect lunch date? (Image credit SATC)

Berg Herring Sellick s Beach

(image credit - 75 Vibes)

And finally, to make your weekend to McLaren Vale & Fleurieu Coast truly unforgettable, why not try one of these romantic endeavours for loved-up couples?

Hide away at Berg Herring Wines in one of their cosy timber pods - complete with cute windows and doors for extra privacy - or lounge on the lush lawn and sip sparkling wine as you take in stunning ocean views. 

What’s more romantic than a chilled rosé on a summer’s afternoon? Enjoy just that at Samson Tall Wines as you bask in gorgeous afternoon sun streaming through the windows of their quaint stone chapel.

Grab an ice cream and wander the length of the Port Noarlunga jetty, or feel totally carefree strolling the sands of Aldinga Beach before stopping at the Silver Sands Beach Club for a cheeky gin or bite to eat.

And if a proposal’s on the cards? Why not sweep them off their feet - literally - with a flight in a vintage bi-plane? Take to the skies and soar along the spectacular McLaren Vale & Fleurieu Coast with Adelaide Biplanes and enjoy the region by air.

For a weekend escape that’s brimming with romance, you simply can’t beat McLaren Vale & Fleurieu Coast. 

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