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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.

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.

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.

Warnings Issued for Oregon Coast About Sick Sea Lions

Published 11/08/2010

(Oregon Coast) – Oregon authorities have issued a strong warning to keep humans and pets away from all sea lions found on any Oregon coast beach, as they could become infected by a disease that’s hitting the population in this area.

The disease is called leptospirosis, and it’s infecting California sea lions in enormous numbers, something made worse the by fact there’s a huge boost in the population of California sea lions in this area. It often kills them and their bodies wash up onshore. The disease can spread to humans and dogs who come in contact with an infected sea lion.

Jim Rice, an Oregon State University scientist who is leader of the Marine Mammal Stranding Network, issued the warning over the weekend. He said there have been multiple calls each day about sick or dead sea lions. Many have tested positive for leptospirosis.

The carcasses of these animals are being sent to the Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory in OSU’s College of Veterinary Medicine.

It doesn’t take direct or extremely close contact to catch the disease from an infected sea lion. The disease can be transmitted by feces or urine left in the sand by one of the creatures.

The illness is quite dangerous to humans and can cause death.

When a mammal like a sea lion or seal washes up onshore – dead or alive – the Marine Mammal Stranding Network deals with it, posting signs to keep away until state park officials can remove it. Network officials say to keep well away from the creature, and make sure your dog is on a leash and cannot go near it.

Sea lion on the north coast (photo courtesy Seaside Aquarium)

Persons seeing dead or sick marine mammals on Oregon beaches are encouraged to call the Oregon State Police at 1-800-452-7888.

Jane Holbrook, a volunteer for the network, had no exact number yet as to how many California sea lion bodies were recovered, and how many of those were infected. Necropsies are still being performed on every creature brought in.

Holbrook said she’s encountered more sea lions that have died than not, however.

Sea lion on the north coast (photo courtesy Seaside Aquarium)

“I’ve had several over the last two weeks that have expired,” Holbrook said.

So far, the public has been quite willing to keep their distance and obey signage, especially with all the press these incidents have received.

“Most of the time they’re pleased to stay away,” Holbrook said. “They know there’s the potential for illness.”

Holbrook wanted to reiterate that even though there are special circumstances right now, it’s still illegal to go near them or disturb them when they’re resting on the beach – whatever mammal is found.

“The law requires that you stay away from all these animals,” Holbrook said.

Sea lion on the north coast (photo courtesy Seaside Aquarium)

Keith Chandler, manager of Seaside Aquarium, is the leader of the north coast squad from the Marine Mammal Stranding Network. He said that so far there haven’t been any incidences of California sea lions with the illness on the north coast.

“The central coast has just gotten hammered,” Chandler said. “And so has California. But we’re treating every animal as if it could be infected. We’re erring on the side of caution.”

There was one incident of a sea lion on the north coast that was suspicious, but a subsequent necropsy revealed no leptospirosis.

Chandler said he has definitely seen a big spike in California sea lions on the north Oregon coast.

“A lot more younger ones,” Chandler said. “Ten years ago, we’d hardly see the younger California sea lions, mostly adults. And they’re coming onshore a lot more because of the heavy seas. They need to rest more.”

Chandler said there’s more of them coming up from California because they’re looking for food. Those great numbers haven’t hit on the north coast yet, but he expects it to do so at any time.

Tourist attractions like Sea Lion Caves or Oregon Coast Aquarium will not pose a risk to humans, as the sea lions are not touchable by the public. At the aquarium, it is a closed population and the disease can't reach there.

Seaside Aquarium does not have any sea lions. Also, the disease has so far only affected one species of sea lion.

Below is a video of a recent sea lion stranding in Lincoln City, which eventually died.

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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

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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