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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

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.

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

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

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

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.

Water Warnings Lifted for Two Oregon Coast Areas

Updated 06/28/2013

(Cannon Beach, Oregon) – UPDATE: WATER WARNINGS HAVE BEEN LIFTED. Enjoy the Ocean.

Two extremely popular beach areas of the north Oregon coast are no longer under a health advisory, after Oregon officials urged the public to not go into the water in the towns of Seaside and Cannon Beach. (Above: Indian Beach at Cannon Beach)

NOTE: THE REST OF THIS ARTICLE IS NO LONGER RELEVANT, but is left here for reference purposes..

Oregon Public Health Division (OPHD) issued the advisory early on June 27, after testing the ocean waters and finding enough traces of the enterococcus bacteria to warrant closing beaches in all of Seaside and all of Cannon Beach.

“The advisory is being issued due to elevated levels of the enterococcus bacteria, an indicator organism” said Jonathan Modie of OPHD. “When water quality monitoring samples show enteroccocci at 158 colony forming units (cfu) or greater per 100 ml, a beach advisory is issued.”

These higher-than-normal levels of fecal bacteria can result in diarrhea, stomach cramps, skin rashes, upper respiratory infections and other illnesses. OPHD warns you should avoid direct contact with the water, especially children and the elderly, who are more vulnerable to waterborne bacteria.

Signs are posted in Seaside and Cannon Beach, though some TV news crews on the north Oregon coast today have discovered the signs either few or sometimes covered up in what looks to be pranksters who close the folding signs.

OPHD said these increased pathogen and fecal bacteria can come from both shore and inland sources, such as storm water runoff, sewer overflows, failing septic systems, and even animal waste from livestock, pets and wildlife.

While these advisories are in effect at Seaside and Cannon Beach beaches, visitors should avoid wading in nearby creeks or in discolored water, and stay clear of water runoff flowing into the ocean. Even if there is no advisory in effect, officials recommend avoiding swimming in the ocean within 48 hours after a rainstorm.

You can still easily enjoy the beaches, however. Keith Chandler, manager of Seaside Aquarium, said to simply heed the warnings but continue playing on the sand.

“You can watch the ocean from one of the oceanfront bars or come to the aquarium too,” Chandler said.

State officials will continue to test throughout the next few days and say this warning could be lifted at any time, possibly even tonight.

Oregon Coast Beach Connection will immediately post any change on the front page as breaking news, and the publication's Facebook page.

Nearby beaches at Manzanita, Arch Cape, Gearhart or Warrenton are not affected.

One major misconception, however, is that the sometimes darker, browner waters that happen in Seaside are a kind of pollution, or that sea foam is a form of soap or other pollutant. Neither are true. While the state warnings do mention “discolored water,” this does not refer to the sometimes brownish waves on Clatsop beaches or sea foam. Both the brown color and sea foam are caused by phytoplankton, and they are a positive thing – a sign of a healthy ocean. More on that here.

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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.

Pacific City, Oregon


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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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.

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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