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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.

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

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.

 

 

Watching Storms Safely on the Oregon Coast

Published 11/01/2012

(Oregon Coast) – There's little doubt storm season arrived rather quickly and abruptly on the Oregon coast, rushing in after a long run of especially warm weather. Big waves and some flooding started on the roads this week – and such situations beg for a reminder about beach safety during storm watch season. (Above: Nye Beach).

Oregon Parks and Recreation Department (OPRD) and many other coastal officials get fairly worried when this part of the year comes along, as beach safety is a concern year-round. but even more so when those attractive, monster waves start rolling in and crowds start arriving to watch.

Robert Smith, the Safety and Maintenance Training Coordinator with OPRD, said there are a few basic guidelines to look for hitting the coast for wild wave viewing.

“During storm season, especially when high winds and high surf are predicted, it is safest to avoid small, enclosed beaches and jetties,” Smith said.

He did not point out any particular beaches as being less safe than others, but only offered those guidelines. Beaches that could fall under such a category as small and enclosed would be: Indian Beach at Cannon Beach, Hug Point, Arch Cape and Arcadia Beach near Cannon Beach, Short Sands, Oceanside, Netarts Bay, parts of Road's End in Lincoln City, Gleneden Beach, Otter Rock, Ona Beach, Tillicum Beach, and most of the beaches between Yachats and Florence.

Jetties that frequently cause issues are those at the mouth of the Columbia, Rockaway Beach, Newport and Florence.

Really small beaches like Hug Point or Boiler Bay are absolutely dangerous. Even apparently wide beaches like Gleneden Beach can be problematic. Deaths have occurred there and at Boiler Bay in the last decade. Some beaches are deceptively wide as well. Nye Beach in Newport and parts of Lincoln City can easily receive enormous waves with little or no notice, flooding up to the cliff line. (Above: Indian Beach at Cannon Beach)

OPRD says you should view waves from safe, elevated locations, but stay away from cliff edges.

High, steep cliffs pose plenty of dangers as well. Assume they are all wet and unstable.

“Wet trails or soft sand and earth can make for unstable footing,” OPRD says on its website. “Rocks can be slippery even when it isn’t raining.”

Also avoid rocky ledges close to the sea, like much of Yachats, or big attractions south of it like the Devil's Churn, Strawberry Hill or Bob Creek.

If you see a sign telling you to stay away because of heavy tides or big waves: heed it. Several years ago, a group of storm watchers ignored signs at Barview and some found themselves covered in water. At least one vehicle was tossed around as well.

Simple rainy weather can pose numerous risks too, even without stormy waves. Cliffs and high points above a beach can create the hazards of falling rocks when soaked. (Above: Oceanside)

Generally safe beaches are the extremely wide ones, like Newport's Agate Beach, much of Cannon Beach, most of Seaside (except the cove area), Rockaway Beach (most of the time), the D River at Lincoln City, Pacific City and Florence.

Even though these beach suggestions are offered, make sure you check out the beach from afar before wandering in. Be certain the waves aren't covering the beach periodically in the form of wild sneaker waves.

Rockaway Beach's jetty

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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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