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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.

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.

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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.

Generously appointed rooms or spacious two-room suites. Continental breakfast. Heated salt-water pool and spa, fitness room, high-speed Internet, some Jacuzzi spas and ADA accessibility. Some pet friendly. Business and meeting facilities. Catering services available.

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.

Feed the seals! One of the oldest aquariums in the U.S. is here in Seaside, Oregon, right on the Promenade

Condo-hotel that offers the amenities of a fine hotel, but also includes ownership of a vacation home on the north Oregon coast. It is a unique opportunity, as condo owners have an opportunity to share in the revenues of their unit. All have either spectacular, nearly aerial views of the ocean and city, or they gaze out at the lush forests of the coast range mountains. There are private balconies in all rooms, which come as studios or units with one bedroom or two - as large as 850 square feet. Each is fully furnished. $189,000 to $449,000, (with most in the $300,000 range.) When owners are not using their units, they may be rented out as hotel rooms, and owners may share in those revenues.

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

Free, fresh baked cookie upon check-in is just the start. All rooms beachfront and up against Lincoln City's most famous stretch of beach: the D River. Each room comes as a suite or mini-suite, and has a kitchen and balcony or patio. Some w/ gas fireplaces, while all have a DVD Players; movies to rent come with free popcorn. Heated indoor pool, a spa, and this fabulous beach is lit at night. Rooms sleep from two, four to six - including a deluxe fireplace suite. Gift certificates orspecial occasion packages



The Ocean Lodge. 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. 888-777-4047. 503-436-2241. 2864 Pacific Street. Cannon Beach, Oregon. www.theoceanlodge.com


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Oregon Coast Lodgings Offer Specials, Gas Cards


Covering 180 miles of Oregon coast travel: Astoria, Seaside, Cannon Beach, Manzanita, Nehalem, Wheeler, Rockaway, Garibaldi, Tillamook, Oceanside, Pacific City, Lincoln City, Depoe Bay, Newport, Waldport, Yachats & Florence.


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Oregon Coast Lodgings Offer Specials, Gas Cards

Seaside and Cannon Beach may do well during the gas price crunch because they're close to a big city

(Oregon Coast) - Exactly how much high gas prices are affecting travel and tourism on the Oregon coast is a little up in the air as yet. It depends on whom you talk to you. Some are reporting drops in business; others are not. One big prediction is that those who normally take long drives through several states won’t be doing that this year, and instead be traveling to the coast. Seaside and Cannon Beach officials say they normally do well in such pinches on the travel budget because they’re close to the metropolitan area of Portland.

Keith Chandler, manager of Seaside Aquarium, predicts a banner year for the attraction and the town, based on the fact 1977 - with its gas lines and inflation - was the best year ever for the aquarium.

Still, others in Seaside and Cannon Beach may give you less optimistic outlooks for what’s happening with their business.

In any case, the funk over fuel has many lodgings on the Oregon coast offering more specials to cajole the tourists – including the coveted gas card.

Here's a few that reported back to BeachConnection.net.

Cannon Beach

Anndrienne's Beach Retreat is a singly owned vacation rental home in Cannon Beach. They are offering a $100 gas card if you book for the months of either July or August. This vacation rental sits behind a well-manicured garden, in the Midtown section of Cannon Beach. A spacious beach cottage with three bedrooms, two bathrooms and sleeps six. Two queen beds, one queen futon and a double futon. A beautiful wood-burning rock fireplace is the centerpiece to this recently remodeled home, done in whites with a very beachy décor, including travertine and fir floors, new carpet and gas heat. It’s four blocks to the beach, on a quarter acre private lot in a quiet neighborhood, and it’s a short walk to several restaurants, the gym, liquor store and coffee shops. You’ll also find a small BBQ, full kitchen necessities, cleaning supplies, phone, bedding, washer and dryer, as well as videos and wood for the beach or the fireplace. TV, VCR and DVD. Cannon Beach, Oregon. (503) 436-1726. www.beachretreat.zoomshare.com


Manzanita Rental Company is running their special from June through to September. Pay for six nights and get the seventh for free. “Helps pay for the gas,” said owner Kay Christiansen.

The rental agency features more than 70 homes on the beachfront of Manzanita, near the golf course, or up on mysterious Neahkahnie Mountain with its fantastic views and legends of buried treasure. They are perfect for an intimate getaway or for large groups. Large, modern homes or classic beach cottages with character may have features like hardwood floors, small apartments with separate entry, light knotty wood walls, open beam ceilings, skylights or lots of windows, or perhaps a landscaped yard. Amenities could include: rock fireplace, large deck complete with a hot tub, breakfast bar, woodstove, Jacuzzi tub, gas BBQ, large living spaces, reading nooks, free DSL, games and books and even a swing set for children. Some pet friendly with a fee. Full kitchens and other features like DVD players, TV, washer, dryer, etc. Office in Lincoln City, Oregon. 541-996-2955 or 1-800-224-7660. Web Site Here

Nehalem River Inn and Restaurant. 5 Year Anniversary Special!.Take a three day weekend and pay for two nights at the Inn and get the third one free. Or take a little longer, pay for three nights and get the fourth free. If you book for four or more nights, get a complimentary bottle of wine, red or white: your choice!

Restrictions: Special good for all days of the week, including weekends, except Memorial Day weekend. No pets, no children (1 exception noted), no smoking. Children are okay when booking the Champagne Cottage. On Highway 53 - just 1.3 miles east of Highway 101. 34910 Highway 53, Nehalem, Oregon. (503) 368-7708. www.nehalemriverinn.com

Lincoln City

A Yellow Rose. This bright and cheery vacation home is going for $195 per night in June. First five June reservations get a $25 gas card.

You get an ocean view with this beauty in Lincoln City – from the rooftop, no less. There’s a hot tub and it sleeps ten, with three bedrooms and 2.5 bathrooms. The beach is a quick walk, to Lincoln City’s gorgeous, pristine sands. There’s an enormous eating bar, custom dining room, a new open kitchen and plush furnishing, including a leather king bed. The deck has a BBQ and a vast view of the ocean, mountains and the town. Each bedroom is uniquely decorated. The master suite has a huge closet, flat screen TV and a full bath. Pine floors give way to vaulted ceilings. There’s a kid’s crayon twin room that has four beds a big closet for toys. There are books, movies and games to pass the time on the rainy days, along with Internet, unlimited long distance, an I-Pod docking clock radio, TIVO and a gas fireplace. Oregon Beach House Rentals: 888-755-7783. www.cottagesbythebeach.com/yellow_rose.htm

Liberty Inn is running a midweek special: Sunday through Thursday it’s $85 per night (plus tax). This rate applies to most rooms, includes breakfast and is based on 1-2 persons.

Liberty Inn features an elegant, spacious lobby with a grandiose fireplace. Rooms come with distant views of the Pacific or choose a quiet natural forest view in a peaceful setting. All rooms are decorated with cherrywood furnishings and a host of other amenities: refrigerator, microwave, hair dryer, iron w/ ironing board, writing desk, DVD player, sitting area, cable TV with HBO and complimentary Wi-Fi. Some rooms boast a natural gas fireplace; the hotel also features two suites with an in-room Jacuzzi. A complimentary breakfast buffet in the morning features fresh Belgian waffles, biscuits, gravy and more. An indoor pool, exercise room and spa complete the amenities. The hotel is handicap accessible, with an elevator and guest laundry. Combine adjoining rooms to accommodate larger families, and the meeting facilities hold up to 80 people. A complimentary 24-hour door-to-door shuttle to the casino is provided. 4990 NE Logan Rd. Lincoln City, Oregon. (541) 994-1777. 877-994-1777. www.libertyinn.com.

Olivia Beach has two specials running through June.

Stay three nights at the “Seaclusion” home and get a $50 gas gift card. Or stay Sunday through Thursday and get three nights for the price of two. Good during June only. Valid on certain homes, call for details.

Olivia Beach, located at the southern end of Lincoln City, is a cutting-edge idea in the middle of a coastal forest: a pedestrian-friendly community within a community, all within a short walk to the beach. Five breathtaking beach homes are currently open to rent, with more on the way. Parks, green spaces and wetlands in the midst of wooded paths dominate this family-friendly fun spot, also making it prime for biking. Cozy yet classy homes come with numerous amenities. Some you may find include: hot tub, campfire pit, gourmet kitchen, wi-fi, video games, outdoor shower, granite countertops, wood floors, covered front porch, backyard, deck, patio furniture, garage, washer/dryer, dishwasher, fully stocked kitchen, luxury furnishings, outdoor shower and much more. Some pet friendly. At the southern end of Lincoln City. 866-994-7026. www.oliviabeach.com.

Depoe Bay

Bella Beach. There are three specials running. One: Stay Sunday through Thursday and get three nights for the price of two. Good during June only; valid on certain homes, call for details. Two: Stay for $99 a night from Sunday through Thursday in June. Valid on certain homes; call for details. Stay 3 nights or more and get a $50 gas card (not valid with any other offers).

Bella Beach is in an idyllic setting, featuring a charming, stunning collection of homes by the sea. Over 40 upscale homes are for rent in park-like surroundings, next to the pristine beaches of this area just south of Lincoln City. Rustic architectural themes abound, where garages are tucked away behind the buildings and front porches with a neighborly feel are the emphasis. Peace and quiet is a way of life here, with features like gas fireplaces, wi-fi, wood floors, washer/dryer, luxury furnishings and granite countertops among the many you’ll find. Bella Beach offers up accommodations for groups as large as 60, if you happen to have a business retreat, wedding or reunion of some sort. Some pet friendly available. Also perfect for intimate, two-person getaways. In Lincoln Beach, between Depoe Bay and Lincoln City. 866-994-7026. www.bellabeach.com.


Starfish Point is located in Newport, on a scenic, forested bluff, overlooking the ocean. There’s even a private walkway to this rather intriguing stretch of Agate Beach, where you can walk up to the bottom of Yaquina Head. All of the units boast two bedrooms, two bathrooms, designer kitchens, wireless broadband Internet, fireplaces, Jacuzzi’s and private decks - surrounding you in soothing relaxation. There are plenty of interesting and nice touches, like little candies shaped like starfish. Or there’s the "Captain's Room" in each unit, allowing you extended views of the coastline - while cuddling or relaxing. 140 NW 48th Street, Newport, Oregon. (541) 265-3751. (800) 870-7795. www.starfishpoint.com

Tradewinds Motel, Rockaway Beach. 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. 523 N. Pacific St., Rockaway Beach. (503) 355-2112 - 1-800-824-0938. www.tradewinds-motel.com

Inn at Cannon Beach. 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. 800-321-6304 or 503-436-9085. Hemlock At Surfcrest, Cannon Beach, Oregon. www.atcannonbeach.com.

Arch Cape Property Services. 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.
All homes are immaculate and smoke free; some pet friendly (with a fee). Some with broadband, indoor or outdoor hot tubs, fireplaces, decks, and fire pits or barbecues. Call about tempting winter specials that go until March (not valid holidays, however). www.archcaperentals.com 866-436-1607.


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Where the Columbia meets the Pacific, Land of Lewis & Clark and loads of atmosphere & history

The Promenade, Tillamook Head, family fun & broad, sandy beaches

A mysterious lighthouse, upscale yet earthy, a huge monolith, fine eateries & an art mecca

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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.

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.

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.

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

the finest in luxury condominium lodging. Every unit is focused on the beauty of the sea and the beach.

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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