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All rooms are immaculate and have TV’s, VCR’s and in-room phones w/ data ports. Oceanfronts have queen bed, a double hide-a-bed, kitchen, cozy firelog fireplace and private deck. Both types sleep up to four people. Others are appointed for a two-person romantic getaway, yet still perfect for those on a budget. Elaborate oceanfront Jacuzzi suite has two bedrooms, kitchen, double hide-a-bed, fireplace and private deck, sleeping as many as six. For family reunions or large gatherings such as weddings, some rooms can connect to create two-room and three-room suites. Some rooms pet friendly

Perfect for large family vacations all the way down to a getaway lodging for two - with over 25 vacation rental homes to choose from. A breathtaking collection of craftsman or traditional beachfront homes, or oceanview houses – from one to seven bedrooms. In various areas of Lincoln City and overlooking the beach, with some in Depoe Bay. All kinds of amenities are available, like hot tubs, decks, BBQ, rock fireplaces, beamed ceilings and more. Some are new, some are historic charmers.

Feed the seals! One of the oldest aquariums in the U.S. is here in Seaside, Oregon, right on the Promenade

Literally over 100 homes available as vacation rentals – all distinctive and carefully selected to be special. Find them in Yachats, Waldport, Newport, Nye Beach, Otter Rock, Depoe Bay, Gleneden Beach, Lincoln Beach, Lincoln City, Neskowin, Pacific City, Tierra Del Mar and Rockaway Beach. Some pet friendly.

Inn at Wecoma Lincoln City.  Sleek, modern design w some partial ocean views, balconies and fireplaces. Spacious guestrooms w/ microwave, refrigerator, coffeemaker, free continental breakfast.  Indoor pool and a hot tub. W-fi, fitness room, business center, and located within walking distance to finest restaurants. 867-sq-foot conference room for business meetings or large social events. Some pet friendly.

Suites, duplex units, houses for 2-8 people. Close to everything. All units w/ kitchens; many have fireplaces, decks, jetted tubs. Robes, slippers, luxury bath amenities and more. Award-winning flowers. Featured on Travel Channel.

 

Tsunami Boat Has Oregon Coast Officials on Lookout for Invasive Algae

Published 04/14/2015

(Oregon Coast) – Oregon coast scientists and environmental groups are now on the lookout for one kind of spooky invasive species after a chunk of a derelict vessel was found floating offshore this week. The boat - determined likely from the 2011 tsunami and now being studied in Newport - contained a few creatures that are not native to Oregon, but their risk to the environment here is low. However, one species of kelp may pose a problem. (Above: the tsunam dock in Newport in 2012 had some invasive algae on it).

Gayle Hansen is a member of the volunteer group CoastWatch and a scientist at the Hatfield Marine Science Center in Newport. She said two kinds of algae – or kelp – were discovered aboard that craft, and both were dropping spores. This means they were reproducing along the way. One is a kind that is common to these waters and not a problem, but the other is of a non-native species.

Hansen said they are now on the lookout for what is called Saccharina japonica, a kind of kelp that is nearly identical to the kinds common to this area. Hansen sent out an alert through CoastWatch Monday, asking that anyone finding tsunami debris to look carefully at any kelp found on it.

Hansen and other scientists worry this one could drastically alter the near-shore environment.

Above: the good guy kelp, Petalonia.

“If one of these species found one of these habitats to be fabulous, and it decided to rapidly reproduce, it would out-compete our native species,” she said. “And then we would have a change of habitat because it would dominate the environment.”

The kelp - or seaweed, as it's often known – around these parts is Petalonia, and it looks almost completely identical to the more threatening Saccharina.

The bad guy kelp (at right) narrows to a small stem, which is then attached to a roundish object called the holdfast, which is how the kelp attaches to things.

The good guy kelp Petalonia has no such stem, but instead the blade-shaped leaf narrows to a point that is attached to the holdfast.

“Please, if you collect Petalonia, be sure to look to see if stipes are present on any of the material,” Hansen said.

In spite of the alert, Hansen is not too worried. She's even careful to point out she uses the idea of “habitat change” rather than the word “destroy.” Hansen said that if the new species of kelp were to alter things, it would be mean a change in the kind of fish and invertebrates found in this area. The fish, however, would be a big problem, she admits.

Still, she notes there has not yet been any evidence of colonization of any non-native species to the Oregon coast. There are signs that any new species may not ever survive long enough to reproduce into colonies.

“A lot of things have been coming here for a while on larger debris,” Hansen said. “And if theu were going to make it, they would've made it by now.”

If you find any such material, send them to Hansen at the Hatfield Marine Science Center. See the contact info here.

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A famous little family eatery where the seafood practically gets shuffled from the sea straight into your mouth. Soups and salads include many seafood specialties, including cioppino, chowders, crab Louie and cheese breads. Fish 'n' chips come w/ various fish. Seafood sandwiches with shrimp, tuna or crab, as well as burgers. Dinners like pan fried oysters, fillets of salmon or halibut, sautéed scallops.

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Breathtaking high panoramic beach views from oceanfront rooms, spacious family suites & fully equipped cottages.  Known for gracious hospitality, the sparkling clean Sea Horse features a heated indoor pool, dramatic oceanfront spa, great whale watching, free deluxe continental breakfast, conference room, free casino shuttle & HBO.  Fireplaces, private decks and spas are available in select rooms.  Close to shops, golf, fishing & restaurants.  Pets are welcome in select rooms.  Senior discounts.  Kids 18 and under stay free in their parent's room.  Very attractive rates.
Lincoln City’s only resort hotel built right on the beach with all oceanfront rooms - nestled against a rugged cliffside overlooking a soft, sandy beach. Dine in penthouse restaurant and bar, for casual meal or candlelight dinner. An array of seafood specialties, juicy steaks and other Northwest favorites, including decadent Sunday buffet. Rooms range from bedrooms to studios to 1-bedroom suites with microwaves and refrigerators to full kitchens. Also, wi-fi, spa, saunas, exercise room and year-round heated swimming pool. Kids will love the game room and easy beach access. Full-service conference/meeting rooms for that inspirational retreat; extensive wedding possibilities.

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