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39 vacation homes around Pacific City, all fully furnished and beachfront, 20 of which are pet friendly.

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.

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

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.

There will not be another property built like this in Cannon Beach in our lifetimes. Rare, premiere ocean front location; handsome, dramatic architecture and tasteful, fun (nostalgic) beach interiors. Overlooks Haystack Rock. 100 percent smoke free. Imaginative special occasion packages. Massive wood burning lobby fireplace. Library w/ fireplace, stocked with impressive book collection. Pet and family friendly. Lavish continental buffet breakfast. In-room fireplaces, mini-kitchens. Jacuzzi tubs in select rooms. DVD players, complimentary movies. Morning paper. Warm cookies.

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.

A castle on the coast. Fine antiques, gourmet breakfast, luxury w/ ocean views, pet friendly. Social hour in the eve. Have to see to believe. East Ocean Rd., just north of the Arch Cape Tunnel. Arch Cape, Oregon (s. of Cannon Beach and Seaside). www.archcapehouse.com. 800-436-2848

For over 80 years a favorite of Seaside visitors. 51 oceanfront condos, individually owned and decorated. Suites for couples, small apartments with fireplaces and kitchenettes, one or two bed family units with fireplaces, kitchens and dining rooms. Oceanview cottages sleep anywhere from two to eight, w/ two bedrooms, some with lofts, fireplaces and kitchens. Heated outdoor pool, enormous grounds w/ picnic tables - all at quiet southern end of Seaside.

20 gorgeous homes sleep up to 18; doubled that with some side-by-side homes. Some pet friendly. Cottages to massive homes; new oceanfront to renovated historic beach houses. All over central coast w/ Lincoln City, Otter Rock, Boiler Bay and Nye Beach. Long list of features, including barbecues, large decks, antique furnishings, wood stoves, gas fireplaces, hardwood floors, Jacuzzis and hot tubs. Most have movies, music, books. Gift basket w/ goodies in each

smaller homes with a view to a large house that sleeps 15. All are either oceanfront or just a few steps away – all with a low bank access and fantastic views. Most are in the Nelscott area; one is close to the casino. You’ll find a variety of goodies: fireplaces, multiple bedrooms, dishwashers, Jacuzzis, washer/dryers, hot tubs, cable TV, VCR, barbecues; there’s a loft in one, and another sprawling home has two apartments. Pets allowed in some homes – ask first. Each comes with complete kitchens. Most have seventh night free.

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.

Oregon Coast BnB Goes Seriously Green

Published March 2009

(Pacific City, Oregon) - It's now one of those hidden nuggets of the Oregon coast: a B&B that's a bit more like a fancy hotel, and tucked away in a magical forest just a mile from the beach.

But its beginnings are a salty sea tale indeed, and the result is an interesting example of being green - very green - but with a historical twist.

Although the Sandlake Country Inn – near Pacific City – is only about twenty years old, its history goes back over 100 years.

It all began on Christmas morning in 1890, when Ezra Chamberlain received an unusual gift: one million board feet of virgin red fir bridge timbers dumped on his beach by a shipwrecked wooden full rigger, the Struan. By 1894, homesteader W.C. King had lugged enough of the 3x12 bridge timbers to his homestead to build a sturdy farmhouse.

The magnificent Sandlake Recreation area is a quick hop from the Inn - a place known as the "other Oregon Dunes" because of the massive sandunes that inhabit the sprawling park and beach.

In 1989 the house was purchased and turned into Sandlake Country Inn Bed and Breakfast.

Now it’s a historical landmark, and the recipient of numerous awards and accolades - including voted Most Romantic Hideaway and rated four lips by Best Places to Kiss in the Northwest.

Current owners/innkeepers Diane and Ron Emineth have continued the recycling story.

"Sandlake Country Inn is the first B&B on the Oregon coast to be certified as a green lodging property by the Oregon Bed and Breakfast Guild's Green Certification Program," said Diane Emineth.

The Oregon Bed and Breakfast's (OBBG) Green Certification Program has been developed through a partnership with Sustainable Travel International. To learn more about the OBBG Green Lodging Certification Program, click here.

Yet going green doesn't have to mean that you can't enjoy luxury. In fact, most of the B&B guests over the years have no idea that when they stayed at the coastal country charmer they were staying at a green lodging property.

Since the Emineths purchased the inn in 2001, they made a commitment of their business practices to promote the sustainability of the planet's natural resources.

Diane said there are numerous other methods the inn is utilizing to be even more green, beyond the timbers that inhabit this cozy place.

“Composting, recycling bins, we buy locally whenever possible, and we use environmentally friendly cleaning products with all natural ingredients,” she said. “We use durable products instead of throw away items. We even use e-mail for most all business communications.”

Diane said all the bubble baths and lotions used for the romantic elements of the inn are environmentally friendly.

“No chemicals, all natural products and they’re not tested on animals,” she said. “We purchase lotions and bubble bath in bulk, and provide each guest room with reusable glass containers instead of disposable travel bottles.

The list doesn't end there.

Pacific City's wonders are a short drive from the Sandlake Country Inn.

When an appliance breaks, they replace it with an energy efficient appliance. Each of their vehicles has a TerraPass to eliminate their carbon footprints. Light bulbs are replaced with florescent or CFL bulbs whenever possible. They utilize reusable grocery bags when shopping, and they encourage guests to reuse their towels if they feel comfortable doing so.

Emineth said they will soon make green tags available to their guests who want to help mitigate the carbon footprint of their trip. Sustainable Travel International is providing U.S.-based Green Tags from the portfolio of activities managed by the Bonneville Environmental Foundation.

“BEF is a non-profit organization dedicated to helping stabilize our rapidly changing climate by providing high-quality, green-certified renewable energy certificates they call ‘Green Tags,’ “ Emineth said. “The BEF operates projects that meet strict eligibility and performance criteria based on national standards.”

Sandlake Country Inn is at 8505 Galloway Rd. Pacific City, Oregon. It sits one mile from the beach and is right on the famed Three Capes Tour. www.sandlakecountryinn.com. 877-726-3525. 503-965-6745.

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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.

Dozens of homes in that dreamy, rugged stretch between Cannon Beach and Manzanita known as Arch Cape. Oceanfront and ocean view , or just a short walk from the sea.

Beautifully wooded natural setting at quiet south end of Cannon Beach. Great during winter storms with a new book by the fireplace – or when the sun is out for family fun and beach strolling. Handsome beach cottage-style architecture. Lush flowering gardens and naturalized courtyard pond. Warm, inviting guest rooms. Continental buffet breakfast. Warm Cookies. Family and Pet Friendly. Welcome gifts. Smoke-free. Complimentary Wireless Connectivity. Wine and book signing events.

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.
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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

Sumptuous indoor pool heated year round. Lovely ocean views come with many rooms. All units big, extremely comfortable, w/ special touches. Each room contains a microwave, refrigerator, in-room coffee makers, cable TV, and larger kitchen units are available as well. Free parking, choice of smoking or non-smoking rooms. Within walking distance to all of Yachats’ various amenities; short walk to the beaches
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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