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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.

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.

 

 

Snow on the Oregon Coast - and The People Who Love-Hate It

Published 02/24/2011

(Oregon Coast) –  Welcome to the Snow-regon Coast.

It's a combination of serious beauty and serious road hazards, of ethereal peacefulness on a raucous beach and worry about how many guests are going to cancel for the weekend (photo above: Cannon Beach this morning, taken by Kristine Gottsch).

There are two sides of this coin, when it comes to snow hitting the Oregon coast. (Submit your own snow photos to our FB page)

Thursday morning yielded plenty of lovely sights on the beaches, especially the north coast, but snow made little mark south of Pacific City. It stuck around for a bit up north, but didn't stick for long on the central coast.

Kristine Gottsch, of The Ocean Lodge and Inn at Cannon Beach, took some remarkable photographs of snow-covered sand and streets in Cannon Beach, appropriately calling one scene “magical.” (Above)

In Manzanita, Brian Hines, owner of San Dune Inn, was grumbling about cancellations for the weekend at his motel, and wasn’t entirely pleased with snow after his own car took a nosedive into a ditch last week during an icy spell.

“Looking forward to the snow? Yes,” he said. “To see if I can send the Explorer into another ditch like I did last week. Some weekend cancellations are already in, plus the big spike in gas prices. In any event, as usual, we'll take whatever comes in a sign of good faith.”

Snowy beach in Newport a few years ago (photo Starfish Point)

On the other hand, Danielle Johnson of Manzanita Beach Getaway Rentals, was looking forward to it on Wednesday.

“Just when I think the coast could not get anymore beautiful, it snows,” she said. “The combination of the rough terrain and the soft snow is truly a site to see. It just goes to show you that there is always something on the Oregon Coast to amaze you.”

Down in Newport, Michele Franck of Oregon Beach House Rentals was worried Wednesday after just having driven through McMinnville and a heavy snow storm. A big weekend is coming up with the Newport Seafood and Wine Festival, and such weather issues wreak havoc on the tourism industry.

Pacific City looked like this for a while this morning.

“The weathermen on TV are not our friends,” Franck said. “We are two openings short of a full house for the Wine & Seafood Weekend. While we hope our guests will not take any risks, we also have to say that seeing snow on the sand is amazing and worth the trip.”

Wendy Higgins, manager of The Ocean Lodge in Cannon Beach, echoed some of the concerns about tourism numbers.

“We have the Yoga Festival this weekend and a painting workshop,” Higgins said. “I would hate to see people canceling.”

Another negative to snow was expressed by those at By the Sea Vacation Homes in Seaside, but this time with more of a naturalist slant.

“Snow on the Oregon coast is an unwelcome guest. It is beautiful in the mountains. However, we are mild weather lovers here. The white against our beautiful beaches makes them look like dirt! Our marine birds are also at a loss when this happens. Just want the mild weather rain and what naturally should happen on our coast line.

Jill Princehouse, owner of Oceanfront Cottage in Oceanside, was pleased with the idea of snow, however.

“We always look forward to snow on the coast because it contributes to the already beautiful surroundings,” she said. “When there's snow it's also very relaxing and peaceful.”

 

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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.

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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