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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.

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.

 

 

Fun and Strange Oregon Coast Facts: When More Sand Can Mean Less

Published 05/09/2012

(Oregon Coast) – The interesting thing about the beaches of the Oregon coast is that they never look the same from day to day. In fact, they can change fairly drastically in a matter of hours, depending on what the tide is doing. To call this a dynamic environment would be an understatement (Above: The D River in Lincoln City was changed by big sands)..

One of the more fascinating ways things can change is through sand levels. During the winter, they typically go down, sometimes way down, as winter storms scour sand and the levels drop. Then, incredible things are sometimes revealed. Weird structures hidden beneath the sand show up, like 2,000-year-old tree stumps, or even older. Or wild treasures, like nearly 200-year-old cannon, an old mail truck from around the 30's, parts of a 100-year-old shipwreck, and more.

Arch Cape

During the summer, however, sand levels go up, as calmer conditions typically bring more sand in. Like the summer 2011, which wound up among the most remarkable on record, where sand levels got so high that it created a barrier to the tide – and suddenly much of the Oregon coast looked like one big extreme low tide event.

It was a classic example of when more brings less – in this case more sand meant lesser tide intrusion.

The landscape was changed in all sorts of funky ways. Like in Lincoln City, really high sand levels altered the route of the D River on its way out to sea.

Arch Cape

In many cases, as at Arch Cape near Cannon Beach, all of a sudden tides were continually so low you could easily walk around the point that's normally covered in swirling, angry waves and get to a clandestine beach where an arch made of basalt sits – the one that got Arch Cape its name.

Sandbar-like conditions at Arcadia Beach in 2011

A good example of how and why this was happening was the scene just south of Cannon Beach at Arcadia State Park. Here, you could actually see a sand bar – a rise in the sand a ways before the tideline. This kind of piling up of sand was happening all over the Oregon coast, just a ways into the waterline, causing a constant sandbar that kept the tides at bay. But even more importantly, sand levels across the coast had risen so much that the land was literally higher, keeping the water further back.

Another stunning example of this was the Devil's Punchbowl near Depoe Bay, where these sand levels made it look like sand levels were incredibly low. Because the ocean was being kept so far back, a huge expanse of bedrock was suddenly wide open and explorable. This is the kind of scene that usually happens when the sand gets so low that bedrock is exposed.

But the big giveaway here was the massive carpet of tide pool life that covered these rocks – only possible if the ocean covered it most of the time. If it was simply sand that was brushed away the bedrock would've been clear and clean of any sea life.

Also striking was this sandbar situation Beachside State Park, between Waldport and Yachats. It created a strange duel tide line: the waves came in at one point, but you could wade through this water to another rise in sand, where the actual breakers were coming in, about 50 feet down.

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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
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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