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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.

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

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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

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.

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.

 

Oregon Coast Explorations: Nooks and Crannies of Yachats

Published 10/16/2011

(Yachats, Oregon) – Yachats is full of holes. It's full of blowholes, that is; as well as cracks, crevices, nooks, crannies and a myriad of details to get lost in (above: a spouting horn/blowhole at the southern end of Yachats)..

Sometimes, the best Oregon coast delights are in the details.

Take the Yachats Recreation Area, for example. Dozens of little cracks lace the rocks here, where the tide wanders beneath and sometimes shoots upwards in a watery surprise for those peeking down there. Some of the shapes are downright graceful, with almost curved arches viewable beneath the rocks here, as if designed by architects.

Along the length of the town, it's one rocky shelf area after another, sometimes punctuated by little mini-coves. Rough, large, coarse sands often occupy these, not the softer sands of most broad beaches where hand-holding, sunset walks take place with regularity. Instead, these are intriguingly textured: a bit scratchy and just a tad awkward, but it all actually feels good once you get used to it. Always bigger than usual, these grains come in grays and shades of black, along with a few other colors a bit unusual for the sands we're all used to.

Sturdy basalt structures sit on either side of these cove beaches, often no more than ten feet wide or so. They lurk just below the main recreation area parking lot, with a larger one of silver sands sitting below the cliffs between the main access and some of the more obscure entrances.

Farther down, near the end of the basalt landscape, where the 804 trail starts - quite a ways north of Smelt Sands – this is where the beaches change from bulbous black rock to sandy stretches typical of Waldport or Seal Rock. Here, lots of intriguing cracks and crevices lurk in these strange shapes, often pockmarked with some ancient occurrence or another that changed the rockface.

A rather large cove beach sits here, surrounded by all these angular oddities. The configurations are endlessly engaging, with some in circular patterns – as if a flying saucer may be embedded beneath the rocks.

Bundles of tide pools can be found on the northern side of this basaltic behemoth.

At the southern end of town, on the other side of the bay, sit several other wonders. One is Agate Cove, where a bench with that name inscribed on it allows you to look over the constant wave drama. There are several crevices in this area as well, which seem to promise some sort of interesting wave sight or another.

Nearby sits the especially intriguing and very secretive blowhole of Yachats. True, there are bigger and more spectacular (and better known) spouting horns up by the Fireside Motel, along the 804 Trail. But this tiny hole in the rock, when it gets going, is a stunner and crowd pleaser under the right conditions.

It comes complete with quite the hissing noise.

For even more hidden fun, walk slowly around the north side of the bay and you'll spot a couple almost-spiral stairways wandering down to the edge of the bay (don't do so during harsh wave conditions, however). These take you to fascinating rocky platforms with concealed tide pools and even a tiny cove within a cove. But at times it's the walk down that's the real scenic pleasure, as these almost have a mystical vibe, or as if they're something from a castle in a fairy tale.

 

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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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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.

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.