Valentine’s Day Sydney

Valentine’s Day is a celebration of romance for couples, young and old, around the world, and the Harbour City is no exception. We’ve selected some of the best Valentine’s day ideas, with a deluxe accommodation offer for 2021.

Overnight Staycation in our Harbour View Suite 

Treat yourself to something special this Valentine’s Day weekend with an overnight stay in one of our expansive suites at Holiday Inn Potts Point. With incredible views over St Mary’s Cathedral, Sydney Harbour Bridge, Art Gallery of NSW and Sydney Opera House, your loved one will be delighted. No matter how many times you’ve looked out across the pristine waters of Sydney Harbour, it’s still an impressive sight.

Get all the luxe without the fuss! Ideal for a romantic evening, you’ll receive high-speed wi-fi, stereo & ipod dock, coffee & tea facilities, mini refrigerator, in-room controlled air conditioning and in-room safe.

Should you wish for an additional amenity, Champaign or roses to be provided, please contact us on  9368 4000  to arrange prior to your arrival.  

Book your Suite voucher from just $300 per night and save $175 off for a limited time only!

Embark on a Valentine’s Day BridgeClimb

With romance blooming in the air, why not enjoy a lovely day out with your partner? Our very own Harbour Bridge is second to none when it comes to beautiful settings. It’s 53,000 tones of steel is ready for your to climb and uncover one of the most sought after panoramic views over the Sydney skyline.

Bridgeclimb Sydney is offering up to 35% off your climb, subject to availability. Secure your Valentine’s Day climb from just $248 per adult between 9am – 6pm. Take Romance to new heights with the ultimate couples experience that will ensure your special occasion is one you’ll never forget.

BridgeClimb on Valentine's Day in Sydney Australia

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Take your other half out on a magical cruise

Treat your partner to a romantic Valentine’s Day boat cruise on the magical Sydney Harbour. Australian Cruise Group is offering special on both Showboat and Glass Boats, starting from just $150 per person, including beverages and a 3-course dinner or dégustation menu.

Whichever cruise you pick between a long lunch cruise or a beautiful sunset dinner cruise, the waters along Sydney do not fail to woo your special someone.

Valentine's Day boat cruise along Sydney Harbour

Credit: Australian Cruise Group

Embrace an unrivalled cinematic experience

Another classic idea for this Valentine’s Day could be a romantic night out to the movies. A  COVID Safe version of the world’s most beautiful cinema has returned to Sydney Harbour this summer! Romance and charmingly quirky characters will feature this Valentine’s Day with the screening of Wild Mountain Thyme, a feel-good Irish yarn about two star-crossed lovers.

For those looking for the à la carte dining experience with a loved one, Mike McEnearney of Kitchen by Mike will serve vibrant, fresh and wholesome food, filled to the brim with delicious flavours. Specials include the ¼ roasted free range chicken vinaigrette, Ash baked eggplant & Grilled O’Connor grass fed flank steak.  CROSER GARDEN DINING AREA + CINEMA TICKET are costed at $49 per person.

Westpac Open Air Cinema in Sydney

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Dine local at one of Sydney’s premium eateries

For those looking for alternative choices, there’s nothing better than a bite from Chiswick Woollahra, the signature menu designed by Matt Moran’s Sydney dining establishment. The restaurant offers charming casual dining on Ocean Street in Sydney’s trendy suburb of Woollahra. Take advantage of a special 2021 Valentine’s Day lunch or dinner. Enjoy a special set menu filled with mouth-watering choices from Prawn Toast with chilli & coriander to Woodfire black fig, plus Whole John Dory with capers & lemon. With a choice of 4 dishes the set menu is costed at $110 per person, inclusive of a glass of sparkling on arrival. Chiswick is a short 5 minute drive from Potts Point via New South Head Road.

Chiswich-Woollahra-unseated-via-Open-Table

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A Day of Adventure

If romantic dates and walks on beaches aren’t your cups of tea, then we’ve got plenty of thrilling activities planned out for you.

Horse riding has always been a romantic favourite. Ask any couple! Sydney’s eastern suburbs offer horse riding with your Valentine along its beautiful trails. Check out the south and central coasts of Sydney for awesome places to enjoy this activity. You can also check out Centennial Park if you’re looking to ride along closer to the coast.

Valentine’s Day is a day you can make that special someone feel special so think of ideas to make them feel loved.

Horse Riding in Centennial Parklands

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