September 7, 2020
So you’ve found the one you want to be with for the rest of your life and you now want to make things official.
But planning a proposal throws up a whole lot of questions: Where should you propose? How should you do it? And what makes a proposal truly epic?
Planning the perfect proposal isn’t just about having a great story to tell when people ask how you popped the question.
It’s about creating a memorable and meaningful experience that reflects who you are as a couple. After all, this moment marks an important milestone in your life together. So why not make it really special?
How to plan a perfect proposal
When it comes to unforgettable proposal ideas, it’s important to remember that it takes a bit of work and creativity. Your first step is to think about what type of proposal you want.
While we’ve all seen the epic public proposals on social media, if your partner is more of a private person, then a showy proposal is probably going to make them feel uncomfortable. Not what you want for your big moment.
But private proposal ideas can be just as (if not more) special if you plan it right.
Pick your location
First, you’ll want to find the perfect location to pop the question. Consider whether you’re after a spot with a picturesque view or an intimate space for just the two of you?
At Spicers Retreats, you have your choice of stunning and memorable locations with nine luxurious retreats set in stunning surrounds across southeast Queensland, and the Hunter Valley, Blue Mountains and Sydney in New South Wales.
From the exclusive Spicers Peak Lodge nestled among 8,000 acres with a backdrop of World Heritage Listed national park and located just a few hours from Brisbane; to the romantic Spicers Vineyards Estate set among vineyards in the renowned Hunter Valley; and the French-inspired Spicers Clovelly Estate located in the tranquil Sunshine Coast Hinterland hills.
Plan the moment
Of course, it’s cute when you’re so anxious that the question just spills out over entrees – and your proposal is no less special for happening that way. But taking the time to plan a memorable moment is a wonderful way to show how much you love them and how excited you are to start your new life together. You’ll never regret putting some time and effort into it.
Spicers Peak Lodge offers the ultimate proposal location just outside of Brisbane. They can take a lot of the worry out of planning the perfect moment with their tailored proposal packages. They’ll take care of the details so all you have to do is plan your speech.
Choose from a romantic picnic at the Northern Lookout, a long lunch set in a private location, or a scenic helicopter tour followed by a five-course lunch.
Or splurge on the ultimate proposal featuring a helicopter flight from Brisbane, a night in your own private lodge, a romantic dinner and champagne to celebrate.
With so many picturesque locations near Spicers Peak Lodge, the hardest part may be deciding just where to get down on one knee – on your patio overlooking the fields, atop a lookout on one of the many hiking and walking trails, or in front of an open fire in the privacy of your lodge.
Pop the question
The scene is set, romance is in the air and all that’s left for you is utter those four magical words.
Don’t let this be the moment you suddenly fumble over your words. Spending some time thinking about what you’re going to say – and practising in front of the mirror – will give you a little extra confidence when the time comes.
Of course, not to be forgotten is the engagement ring itself. Part of planning the perfect proposal is choosing the ideal ring. Figuring out what will melt your partner’s heart can involve a lot of research and preparation. You should also factor in the time it takes to design your ring when you pick a day to propose – don’t leave this to the last minute!
Help is at hand when it comes to choosing the perfect ring with Brisbane best jewellery and engagement ring specialist, Diamondport. Ashley Portas started Diamondport to offer high-quality rings, made in Australia by true master craftsmen. They’ll help make the most important decision of your life as smooth as possible. Diamondport is also currently offering $500 off engagement rings for all Spicers Retreats clients.
Plan the perfect proposal in Brisbane with Spicers Retreats and Diamondport. Book your engagement ring consultation online here to receive $500 off your ring. Alternatively, call Diamondport on 07 3210 1011 and mention this offer to receive your discount.