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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

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.

the finest in luxury condominium lodging. Every unit is focused on the beauty of the sea and the beach.

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.

 

 

Fascinating New Babies Now at Seaside Aquarium, N. Oregon Coast

Published 04/21/2014

(Seaside, Oregon) – The ocean has a habit of coughing up the strangest things, and sometimes they're still alive.(Above: a baby moon jelly. All photos courtesy Tiffany Boothe, Seaside Aquarium.)

Case in point: Seaside Aquarium made some discoveries on a north Oregon coast beach a while back that have now meant a visit from the stork, bringing new baby creatures to the legendary attraction.

A handful of mystery eggs found on the beach on February 17 started hatching a couple weeks later. They were found attached to a large entanglement of bull kelp that had come ashore at Seaside. Aquarists there noticed a fish had laid eggs which had then fixed themselves to the kelp.

Seaside Aquarium staff had no clue what sort of eggs they were. So, they simply waited for them to hatch.

Even then, on March 5, the fish were still too small to be accurately identified. But as they steadily grew, feeding on brine shrimp, staff were finally able to make an ID for the little ones on April 15.

“We took a close look at them and were able to identified them as Tubesnouts (Aulorhynchus flavidus),” said the aquarium's Tiffany Boothe. “Over the last few weeks we have posted the fish on our Facebook Page and no one was able to guess our Mystery Fish's identity (even our aquarists). But it was fun trying.”

Tubesnouts can be found in local bays and estuaries. They generally grow up to 7.5 inches in length and feed on small invertebrates.

The Seaside Aquarium is also boasting other little newborns: baby jellyfish. Their moon jellies recently gave birth, in a sense.

Boothe said moon jellies have two main stages in their life cycle: the polyp stage and the medusa stage. The polyps (above, which in appearance resemble sea anemones) release ephrya, essentially baby jellies.

On April 17, they saw their polyps releasing ephrya.

“With any luck we will be able to raise them,” Boothe said.

Moon jellies are translucent, and with their limited movement capabilities only drift with the currents. They feed by stinging small plankton and mollusks with prickly little tentacles, then moving the their food into their body for digestion. They also feed on crustaceans, tunicate larvae, protozoans, diatoms, fish eggs and other similarly small organisms.

Moon jellies do not have breathing organs such as gills or lungs, but instead diffuse oxygen from water through a thin membrane.

They are essentially found all over the Earth’s oceans, but mostly in the upper hemisphere, living in temperatures that are typical of the oceans off the western U.S. and Pacific Northwest.

Seaside Aquarium is on the Prom in Seaside. 503-738-5211.

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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.

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.

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