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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

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.

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

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.

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

 

 

The Thunder and the Wonders Around Yachats, Central Oregon Coast

Published 03/06/2012

(Yachats, Oregon) – A tiny town on the central Oregon coast may have more than its fair share of awe-inspiring marvels. It's strikingly different upon immediate first glance, comprised entirely of magnificent basalt platforms whose jagged and complex forms not only cause the waves to crash violently even on calm days, but they're sometimes puzzling to follow with the eye (above: Yachats at night).

Yachats sits about a half hour south of Newport, and another 25 minutes north of Florence, apparently an isolated village surrounded by unusually wild and rugged beaches and cliffs – even for this coast of Oregon that's already known for such qualities.

Within the town itself, these rocky shelves sometimes have odd little shapes and holes worn into them – a little reminiscent of something out of a Dr. Suess book or maybe an album cover by the band Yes. Such as in the photo above, where these holes provide places for the waves to wander in and either be seen from above or actually shoot outward.

Some of these spots are bigger than others. When they get big, they can get really big, and then they're called “spouting horns,” a kind of geyser made of ocean water. The northern end of what's called the 804 Trail – a walkway behind the black basalts of Yachats – features a few of these.

There's another one on the southern side of the Yachat River's mouth, one which hisses like a whale's blowhole.

Just south of town, you can find one of the most spectacular of blowholes – or spouting horns – on the entire Oregon coast. Cook's Chasm presents this jaw-dropping wonder: a spouting horn that fires off horizontally and makes quite a raucous when it does so. It becomes especially engaging if the sunset hits it just right.

Not to be outdone by any means, nearby Cape Perpetua not only features a towering viewpoint above the Oregon coast, where you can practically see forever, but it hosts the wild and wooly Devil's Churn. Here, wave energy gets funneled tightly into this long chasm in the rock and creates some spectacular oceanic dances. It's plenty dangerous here, too, as these folks above can attest to when they got too close to the edge and were chased by a massive wave.

However, check out this unusual view of the Devil's Churn, where a long exposure turns the raucous breakers into a surreal mist.

Even more surreal and spectacular is what the Churn looks like at night.

Turn your eyes skyward at night in this deeply forested area and you'll see this remarkable scene.

A few miles further south, you'll run into the Strawberry Hill beach access area. There, and in some other spots around Yachats, the Churn, Bob Creek Wayside and more, you'll find these curious structures. They look like natural steps embedded in the basalt. These oddities are called “cordwood joints” and are the result of multiple lava flows in the same area. A lava flow will wind up injecting itself into cracks in the basalt from a previous lava flow, and then flood the area inside, pushing so hard it opens up a space for itself in there. It creates a molding cast of sorts.

Eventually, the outer, older basalt is worn away, leaving these unusual shapes.

For more geologic fun, check out the curious cave at Neptune State Park.

Then at Bob Creek, head to the very southern end and find a giant sea cave, along with a massive boulder leaning up against the cliff that creates an arch. This view is from inside the cave, looking out.

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