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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.

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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.

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

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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.

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

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Poets Program Bridges Ireland and Oregon Coast

Carlos Reyes

(Newport, Oregon) - Portland poet and Irish bard Carlos Reyes, and Oregon coast poet Travis Champ are the featured authors at the next Nye Beach Writers' Series program Saturday, January 17. The readings begin at 7 p.m. in the upstairs community hall of the Newport Visual Arts Center, 777 NW Beach Drive across from the Nye Beach turnaround. General admission is $5 at the door and students are admitted free.

The popular monthly open mic segment will take place following the featured authors' presentations. Open mic slots are available to the first 10 writers who sign up to read from their original works for up to five minutes. Light refreshments are available with proceeds benefiting the many literary programs of Writers On The Edge.

Carlos Reyes

Throughout the span of his nearly five-decade career, Carlos Reyes has found acclaim for his own literary works and for his adept skill at translating Spanish literature for an English-reading audience. His translation efforts include Poemas de la isla (Island Poems) and Hojas Sueltas (Scattered Leaves), translated from the Spanish of preeminent Canary Island poet Josefina de la Torra; Puertas Abiertas (Open Doors) by Edwin Madrid; Paginas de Arena (Pages of Sand) by Selena Millares; Obra Poetica Completa (Complete Poetic Works) of Ecuadorean poet Jorge Carrera Andrade; La Senal del Cuervo (The Sign of the Crow) by Mexican poet Ignacio Ruiz-Perez; Byron Rodriguez's novel Bestiario de Cenizas (Bestiary of Ashes); and Escenas Norteamericanas (North American Scenes) by Jose Marti, published in Havana, Cuba.

While his childhood was spent in Oregon's Willamette Valley, Reyes maintains an 18th century cottage in County Clare, Ireland, and holds the title of Irish Bard of Cloonanaha. He is a recipient of the Heinrich Boll Fellowship, which includes a two-week writing residency on Achill Island, Ireland. Both Oilean Agus Oilean Eile (Two Islands), and At the Edge of the Western Wave were finalists in the National Poetry Series Competition.

In addition to poetry, Reyes' literary forays include short prose pieces, many of which form the manuscript The Bicycle and Other Sketches of Rural Ireland. Currently, he is at work on Zena, a series of prose pieces recounting his life in Panama from 1953-56. When not sojourning throughout the world, Reyes is publisher of Trask House Books, founded in 1964; and was a founding editor of Hubbub: A Magazine of Poetry. He is on the editorial board of Ar Mhuin na Muice (On a Pig's Back), a journal of Irish literature, music, and news.

Travis Champ

Travis Champ

Oregon native Travis Champ will open the January event. His first published poetry collection, Old Nehalem Road, focuses on the experience of life in and around Nehalem, an Oregon town nestled along U.S. Highway 101 between Tillamook and Cannon Beach. This collection of poems was published entirely by hand, with Champ setting type for the book and printing the volume on a 100-year-old Chandler & Price Old Style Platen Press, on loan to the Hoffman Center - a non-profit arts organization in Nehalem - by writer and photographer Skye Archer, who also leads printing workshops teaching those who may be interested in learning how to hand-set metal type.

Champ, who spent roughly two years writing the collection's 30 pieces, noted the most time-consuming part of the publishing venture involved the 600 hours spent binding the work - printing, folding, and sewing together all 300 copies of the original run.

The project was backed by Nestucca Spit Press publisher Matt Love, who is also director of Writers On The Edge. Love teaches writing at Newport High School, where both Carlos Reyes and Travis Champ will conduct readings and lead in-class discussions about their craft and literary experiences on the Friday preceding Saturday night's Nye Beach Writers' Series show.

the finest in luxury condominium lodging. Every unit is focused on the beauty of the sea and the beach.The Nye Beach Writers' Series is a monthly program of Writers On The Edge, a nonprofit organization dedicated to literary arts in Lincoln County and the support of lifelong participation in reading, writing, and literary performance. Writers On The Edge is generously supported by grants from the Oregon Arts Commission and the National Endowment for the Arts, a federal agency; and by the Lincoln County Cultural Coalition, which re-grants funds from the Oregon Cultural Trust, a statewide organization that invests in Oregon arts, humanities and heritage. Events held at the Newport Visual Arts Center are supported in part by the Oregon Coast Council for the Arts and the City of Newport. Two night's lodging for each of January's featured writers has been generously provided by the Whaler Motel in Newport. LazerQuick of Newport provides ongoing printing support. Books by featured authors are provided for autographing and sales by Ulrike Bremer of Nye Beach Books. All donations to Writers On The Edge are gratefully appreciated and fully tax-deductible.

The February 2009 Nye Beach Writers' Series event will feature contributors to Citadel of the Spirit: Oregon's Sesquicentennial Anthology including Matt Love, Niki Price, Dorothy Mack, Carla Perry and Andrew Rodman. Upcoming events include Michele Longo Eder and novelist Jim Lynch, Fourth Annual Instant Haiku Slam Classic, Claudia Handler, Spike Walker, singer-songwriter Craig Carothers, Dori Appel; Kaia Sand and Jules Boykoff, Laurel Blossom, Marc Acito, Cheryl Strayed and Peter Sears. For event dates and details go to www.writersontheedge.org.

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.
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

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.
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.

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.

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

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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