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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.

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.

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.

 

Oregon Coast Oddities at Manzanita: Curiosities of Rock

Published 03/27/2012

(Manzanita, Oregon) – For such a tiny town, the place has its numerous legends of treasure, pirates and even a few paranormal tales. Some of it has its roots in real events, like the ancient ship known to have crashed here in the 1700's that left a lot of raw wax for candles in the area, which gave rise to legends of a buried treasure as well as supposed atrocities. Or the odd rumor that the Nehalem Bay can grant small wishes sometimes in the wackiest of coincidences, which numerous locals and regulars talk about with surprising regularity.

Manzanita, however – that cozy north Oregon coast hamlet that sits equal distance between the more bustling tourist havens of Cannon Beach and Rockaway Beach – is full of wild geologic oddities that are quite real. To boot, they are actually gigantic, but either hiding in plain sight or tucked away behind some even larger land mass. It's easy to miss them, unless you're looking rather closely. In fact, it's even quite difficult to find them unless you know where to poke around. A secret cove or two, and several hidden rock structures make for a different kind of treasure hunting here that simply can't be beat.

Case in point: Neahkahnie Mountain itself, that towering, looming landmark that seems to keep watch over Manzanita, but then provides unmatched views when you're halfway up. You can't beat these incredible vistas. But look a bit closer at its bottom area – seen above in this surreal shot at night – and there's a barely-noticed craggy arch of sorts at its tip. It's like Neahkahnie was once actually part of some ancient structure, and this is the only remnant of the castle ruin.

Well, maybe not the only one. There is also Cube Rock, faintly seen poking its head up over a dip at Cape Falcon, just a tad around the corner from the big overlooks of Neahkahnie. This shot is actually an extreme closeup, taken from the highway.

If you hike to the end of these cliffs, and to some secret viewpoints looking straight out to sea, you'll find yourself able to view Cube Rock in its entirety (the name actually goes way back to the beginning of the century, but it's unknown who coined it). Here, it clearly resembles some ancient chunk of a ruin, like a massive column, almost Roman or Greek in style. It's not hard to imagine maybe Atlantis was here once you've seen these massive basalts.

As if this bit of anthropomorphism isn't enough, there's the very secretive Pulpit Rock lurking below the tops of these cliffs, a little south of Cube Rock. That name also goes back to the turn-of-the-century.

Then, the startling surrealism of this area really starts: something called Treasure Cove. It's technically right next to Cube Rock, and just south of the better known Smuggler's Cove – or Short Sand Beach. From the top of these cliffs, it's seen via a plunging tube-like structure: a rounded, nearly closed circle opening at the top that allows you to look down, probably a good couple hundred feet.

Another captivating basalt object sits hiding just below the grand viewpoints of Neahkahnie: tons of travelers poke around here each day with their cameras and eye-pieces and almost none ever notice. Look down from the gravel pullouts at the shore of giant polished rocks that hugs the bottom of Neahkahnie and you'll see a funky, freaky spire of rocky pointing upwards.

Sometimes it's possible to walk that treacherous shoreline below, during extremely calm conditions and low tides. It's said that if you look up, one rock structure above looks an awful lot like the face of a girl – called the “Indian Maiden.” This pointed rocky spire might be just that.

It's also said that somewhere along that rocky, boulder-covered shore is a secret sheltered camping spot called “Pirate Bar” - so named because it might just come stocked with booze and/or cooking utensils.

Then again, there are a lot of funky legends in the Manzanita area.

You'll find Mananita about 20 minutes south of Cannon Beach and the Highway 101 junction. The trails to the lookouts for Cube Rock are located at the gravel pullouts that include the trailhead for the longer path to Short Sand Beach – about a half mile north of the main Neahkahnie viewpoints and just south of the entrance to Oswald West State Park.

 

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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.
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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
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