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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.

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

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.

 

 

Monsters, Myths and Mysterious Noises of Hidden Oregon Coast Village

Published 06/17/2011

(Oceanside, Oregon) – There are, in actuality, two places named Cape Meares on the north Oregon coast. One is the more well known promontory that juts out from near Oceanside, which also hosts that wild Octopus Tree and the shortest lighthouse on the entire Oregon coast. It’s hard to miss, being a large headland and everything.

The other Cape Meares is much easier to miss, and thus one heck of a tiny secret. Or it’s a big secret, depending how you think of it. It’s barely a village – more of a neighborhood of homes that appears suddenly next to the headland, tucked away behind a small forest and around the corner from the road that zig zags past Tillamook Bay

It may be miniscule, but there's a lot of layers in here, from its ties to some remarkable coastal history to the funky noises the beach can make, to the curious sight of a freaky creature.

First and foremost: there’s hardly anyone every there. You’re often the only one around – or one of very few walking this beach. Although it seems it has become much more of an attraction these days, and that alone time seems to be waning.

It’s also not a beach entirely conducive to walking too far – except at lower tides - since the tide often laps at the cobblestones – and it’s difficult to walk very far on these.

Cape Meares is also at the foot of what is known as the Bayocean Spit – several miles of prime hiking real estate. The spit here was once – about 100 years ago – a burgeoning resort, crammed with a dance hall, movie theater, natatorium, a big hotel, several miles of roads and bundles of plots for homes – some of which were built and some that weren’t.

Currently the town meeting hall at Cape Meares.

The resort started somewhere around 1910 - approximately - with grandiose plans to become the "Atlantic City of the West," which never quite materialized. It all ended somewhere before the close of the 20's, after a few pushes to restart it here and there. The depression and wartime finally permanently killed it off.
 
The spit was then littered by an ever-dilapidating ghost town for several decades, until it was bulldozed over in the 70’s. Nature took its toll on the place too, with several buildings being washed away in the middle part of the century.

Parts of this resort extended to where Cape Meares is now. The current site of the beach is where Third Street of Bayocean ran along; there was once a First and Second Street where the sea is now.

Apparently, part of some old buildings can be seen at extreme low tides within Tillamook Bay.

Now, the town’s meeting hall is all that remains of the resort: it was actually moved to its present location in Cape Meares from farther inside the old resort.

Also of note is the curious sounds this area makes. All those cobblestones rattle with a mighty roar at times during bigger wave events. A hidden beach near Cannon Beach is nicknamed “Magic Rocks Beach” by some locals because of this odd noise. Other spots on the coast make this sound as well, but Bayocean is the loudest of them by far.

At one of two beach accesses here, there is another curiosity. You may find a giant worm-like creature frozen in wood, as if it was stopped in its tracks on the way to the ocean.

A local resident painted the whimsical creature. You could call it the “Monster of Meares.”

As if spotting this funky phantom wasn’t surprise enough, the artist has been known to pop out of nowhere and offer to take your picture with your head in the mouth of the creature. She’s obviously proud of her creation, and for good reason. It’s apparently made a lot of nifty memories for beachgoers here over the years.

You’ll find Cape Meares immediately after the junction to the Cape Meares headland, right near the entrance to the Bayocean Spit.

 

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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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