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39 vacation homes around Pacific City, all fully furnished and beachfront, 20 of which are pet friendly.

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

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.

Editorial: Beware Internet Rumors of the Oregon Coast

Published 04/07/2011

By Andre' Hagestedt

(Manzanita, Oregon) – First off, a disclaimer: it is not normally Oregon Coast Beach Connection’s policy to comment on the coverage of another news organization or even another writer who covers the Oregon coast. But in this case, there has been a blatant disregard for the truth – and one that is done in such a manner as to be harmful to Oregon coast tourism and even possibly libelous to some.

One nebulous Oregon writer named Dave Masko has again brought up the old axiom “you can’t believe everything you read on the Internet.”

Over the course of the last year or so, there’s been a growing rash of blatantly untrue articles written by Masko, making outrageous claims about radiation from Japan reaching the Oregon coast. He’s claimed (erroneously) that Newport residents were recently forced out of bed because of more tsunami alerts, that some coastal residents were told not to eat from their own gardens because of radiation from Japan, that dogs were getting sick or acting strange on the central coast, and most recently that Florence-area beaches were in need of “healing” from what appeared to be some unnamed environmental issue.

All of these and other stunningly strange claims he’s made are not true.

In one article, he outright claimed the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration had issued the make-believe tsunami alerts. In another, he purposefully misquoted scientists from two Oregon universities.

These articles have shown up on sites like HULIQ.com and Examiner.com, and in the interest of keeping the rumor mill to a minimum we are not providing direct links.

These are not actual news organizations that employ trained reporters. Anyone can sign in and submit "articles" - known as a citizen journalism site - and that's part of the problem.

HULIQ.com did remove the worst offending stories after a flood of complaints from coastal businesses and Oregon officials. Examiner.com has not.

This is not a free speech issue. You can say whatever you want. It’s about willfully spreading rumors while posing as a journalist. It’s about credibility and about (supposedly) being a professional, as Masko claims he is. So we're just warning you about this individual.

We asked HULIQ.com owner Armen Hareyan about why such mistruths and misleading information is being allowed on his site under the guise of a news story, and Hareyan – based out of North Carolina – said as an editor you can’t always know all the facts behind the stories of your reporters/freelancers. Being from the east coast, he’s not privy to the information we are in Oregon. He pointed out incidences of other major newspapers not knowing about the ethical infractions of their reporters in the past.

True. This happens. But to manufacture such facts as two more tsunami alerts is rather a grand and glaring error – but part of the hazard of owning a citizen journalism site.

Hareyan also partially defended Masko’s technique of interviewing random people on the street who are not experts. Hareyan said Masko is quoting actual people, even if they are not well informed.

Then why quote these people at all? Repeating their false impressions and fears based on the wrong information only generates crazy, inaccurate buzz about a subject. This is not a story. This is where sentiments like “Florence’s beach is in need of healing” come in, giving a wrong impression.

To worsen things, Masko doesn’t counter balance this with what actual experts and officials are saying about radiation or other possible hazards - the truth. He doesn’t bother to note there are no actual environmental hazards occurring on Florence’s beaches at this moment.

If there was indeed a real danger to coastal visitors, then this should be covered by media, even if it damages the tourism industry.

You must consider the source as well. Do a search on Masko’s name and you find almost as many sites complaining about him as he has “articles” out there. There’s a well documented incident where he made up various facts about a Twilight sequel being filmed near Florence, with both the movie company and the state film office coming down on him. In another hilarious incident, a UFO site picks apart one of his UFO pieces that contain references to UFO activity here being connected to current events in the Mid East. Even that world regards him with low credibility.

So in the end, if you see an article on the net with gloomy sentiments and insinuations about the disaster in Japan affecting the Oregon coast – or anything on the net written by Dave Masko – take it with many grains of salt.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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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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