Romantic Retreat

Looking to spoil your partner? Maitland is the ideal place to earn some brownie points.


Leave your worries behind and make your way to Tranquil Vale Vineyard. Maitland’s only working vineyard, Tranquil Vale also offer accommodation, including a loft suite with a balcony overlooking the vines, which will provide the perfect base for your romantic retreat.

After checking in and sampling some of the award winning wines, you’re off to The Whistler with the added bonus of looking out at the historic High street, with over 16 quality craft beers on tap and a cocktail menu to rival any underground Melbourne hipster bar, you’ll be sure to find something here that tickles you right where it feels good. 


Take the opportunity to have a lazy start to the day, and then make the short trip to The Kitchen at Waterford in Chisholm for breakfast. Enjoy the beautiful outlook whilst you taste buds soak up the flavoursome menu.

After breakfast, it’s off to The Levee where you can grab a coffee before browsing a variety of retail stores, or simply take in the picturesque views as you stroll along the Riverwalk. Just across the Belmore Bridge, lunch awaits at The Lorn Kitchen.

After returning to your accommodation to unload your wares and freshen up for the evening, it’s off to dinner at Boydells Cellar Door and Restaurant in Morpeth. The unique venue, combined with an ever evolving menu and exceptional wine list are sure to leave you f provide you with an unforgettable experience.


You’ve only just scratched the surface of what Maitland has to offer, so if there is no need to rush back to reality, why not spend one more morning indulging in what Maitland has to offer. 

The Orange Tree provides the ideal location for your final breakfast, affording you the opportunity of enjoying breakfast with the picturesque backdrop of the Hunter River. Before you depart, we strongly recommend a visit to Icky Sticky Patisserie, whose decadent mix of sweet treats have previously seen people lined up around the corner!