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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.

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.

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

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.

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

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.

 

 

Nature in Fascinating Form on Beaches Lately

Published 08/24/2012

(Oregon Coast) - A variety of interesting things are going on this summer along the Oregon coast – enough that it's going to surprise many regulars to the region. Or for those that are thinking about coming out about now, it couldn't be a more perfect time, with several aspects of nature happening that are really fascinating. (Above: striking scenes near Cannon Beach)

Extremely Calm Waves Making a Splash on Oregon Coast Recently. It's been so mellow some locals on the coast have said the waves are so small it's like a pond.'

Wave action along the Oregon coast has generally been almost unusually calm in recent weeks. No major breakers. No large waves crashing in on the sand. Just a strange kind of tranquil, really laidback lapping. In fact, it's been described as like a “lake” out there, and some locals on the coast have said the waves are so small and insignificant that at times it's like a “pond.”

It's not happening all the time, but quite a bit this summer. You're in for a startling sight if you've never seen it.

The culprit is lack of wind – both close to the coast and far offshore. Find out more here



Some Oregon Coast Beaches Seeing Enormously High Sand Levels. Summer always brings higher sand levels to the beaches of Oregon, and this year means some remarkable changes for some parts of the coast.

When sand levels get extremely high they can create a sort of faux minus tide look: it seems like the tide is farther out there all the time. This year, Oceanside is again the recipient of this. You can walk around Maxwell Point with considerable ease, instead of having to tread through the tunnel to get to the secret beach and its many tide pool options.

Other areas with remarkable sand levels include parts of Lincoln City, Gleneden Beach, Pacific City and Tierra Del Mar. Find out more here

Masses of Pelicans Reported on Some Parts of N. Oregon Coast. Parts of Seaside's shoreline has been seeing some frenzied bird activity – because, in turn, of even more frenzied baitfish activity in the area. Earlier this week, numerous locals reported seeing an extra large amount of pelicans in the cove, at the southern end of town.

This can sometimes mean tons of pelicans are also at the very northern end of town, at the Necanicum River, but there are no confirmed reports yet.

Pelicans and other birds show up in great numbers when there are lots of baitfish around, which is usually anchovies, herring and schade for the Oregon coast. Pelican, terns and seagulls all flock to gobble up these fish, and seeing large groups of birds can make for prime bird watching opportunities. Find out more here

Oregon Coast Whale Sighting Numbers High, Include Humpbacks. Oregon Coast Beach Connection has started collecting whale sighting stats from all around the coast, as well as regular updates from the Whale Watch Center in Depoe Bay.

Whale watching along the coastline has been exceptional in recent weeks, especially during the incredibly calm conditions that were typical of the area. These are painting a stellar picture of the whale presence at this time, and they include a lot of Humpback whales. See more here

Oregon Coast Officials Clarify Rules, Laws on Seals and Sea Lions. The National Marine Fisheries Service has guidelines for what not to do when it comes to approaching seals and sea lions. These state that pinnipeds on land are especially sensitive to human and vessel disturbance, and even some unintentional activity nearby can cause them to feel threatened and run, which can in turn be a violation. So great caution is urged if you see them on land.

More details here

Some Recent Photo Essays:

Photo Postcards from Depoe Bay: Summer on the Central Coast - In and around Depoe Bay, the stunning imagery just keeps flowing like a constant incoming tide of tremendous beauty from the Oregon coast

Astounding Sights and Sounds Between Cannon Beach and Manzanita - For those intrepid explorers of the Oregon coast it's a goldmine of fantastic sights and discoveries

Oregon Coast Explorations: Tiny Garibaldi is Gargantuan in Distractions - There is much more to the tiny town of Garibaldi than the gigantic G that overlooks this sleepy north Oregon coast fishing village

More Reasons to Meander Around Manzanita - You could literally spend days just bouncing around the beaches and the nooks and crannies of this north Oregon coast town and never get bored

Photo Essay: Reflections On - and In - the Oregon Coast - Those magical moments when sky, sea and sand meet in really unique ways: when the beach itself hosts the very image of the sky

Oceanside, Oregon: Astounding Examples of Then and Now - The one thing that stays the same on the Oregon coast is that it constantly changes

Details and Delights of an Oregon Landmark: Exploring Rockaway Beach - This is the calm and cozy sandy wonder from the Oregon coast, boasting seven miles of soft granules and a kind of 1800's Old West look against an ocean backdrop

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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.

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.

LATEST OREGON COAST NEWS STORIES

Central Oregon Coast Holidays at Museums, Lighthouses
There are major holidays events surrounding Newport's lighthouses and another at the history museum. Newport events
N. Oregon Coast Celebrates Holiday Shopping in a Unique Way This Weekend
Shopping for the holidays just got a little more inviting on the north Oregon coast: Cannon Beach events, Seaside events
Contest Held to Select Theme for Central Oregon Coast Kite Fest
Progressively working through the alphabet, this year, a new theme must be determined using the letter V. Lincoln City events
Seagulls Found on Oregon Coast Shot with Darts
Someone is hurting seagulls on the central Oregon coast and there are apparently no leads. Waldport, Newport, Yachats
Hefty Storm Condtions for Oregon Coast on Friday
The high wind watch - expected to become a warning later - is in effect from Friday morning through Friday evening. Lincoln City, Newport, Seaside, Cannon Beach, Garibaldi, Yachats, Manzanita, Depoe Bay, Astoria
Oregon Coast Officials Call for Volunteers at Whale Migration
Oregon tourism officials still need more volunteers to help out during the famed and massive Whale Watch Weeks
Festival of Trees Sets N. Oregon Coast Aglitter
Tickets are now on sale for the eleventh Annual Festival of Trees Gala Reception, December 12, at the Tillamook County Pioneer Museum. Tillamook events, Rockaway events, Oceanside events
Recent Finds on Oregon Coast Beaches: a Sundry, Varied Bunch
Volunteer organization CoastWatch has dozens of eyes on these sands at any given time. Science. Lincoln City, Oceanside, Waldport, Rockaway Beach

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