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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.

A cuddly pet- and family-friendly beauty that boasts a host of complimentary fun stuff like beach games, beach chairs and bikes for carousing around town on, among other things. Immaculate rooms - great sense of fun and quirkiness. Free wi-fi. There are also free movies. Small pet fee.

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.

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

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.

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

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.

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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


More Fun for Oregon Coast Kayak Adventurers

(Newport, Oregon) - Ona Beach B&B and The Bunkhouse is offering a new opportunity for the coastal adventurer. They’ve recently acquired an inflatable kayak that is available for guests to borrow for a little nautical jaunt up and down nearby Beaver Creek. This eco-friendly trip allows you to visit some local areas not possible to get to by any other means, and spot some truly remarkable wildlife.

The Sea Eagle inflatable kayak (Sport 370) is a two-person, paddle-propelled craft. B&B owners Don and Cynthia Weller will drive you and the craft down to Ona Beach State Park, where the creek ends, and then set you loose.

“Some folks will want to put in there, paddle upstream awhile and turn around and come back,” said Don Weller. “Others will want us to drop them off several miles up the road so they can mostly float down. Either way we'll take them and pick them up at an appointed time.”

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Along the way, you may see eagles, hawks, otters, rabbits, deer – and maybe even a black bear, which have been spotted in that area.

Weller said it’s a typical low land creek, with a level flow, but it’s pretty steady due to the proximity to the ocean. Beaver Creek does pick up the pace during spring rains, however. It goes on for many miles, but the final five miles are quite mild.

Weller said there are some wetlands the creek wanders into, which are largely hidden from entry in any other way. The kayak is not for the general public, but is usable free of charge for guests. They must sign a liability waiver and agree to cover any damage.

14389 S. Coast Hwy. South Beach, Oregon (Between Newport and Waldport). (541) 867-2923. www.onabeachb-b.com.

Upcoming Newport Events

June 19 Sea Squirts: Pond Pals, 2 &3 yr. olds with parents. Explore what lives behind the log, sneaks through the grass and swims under the water of your friendly neighborhood pond. Discover why frogs, bugs, and fish call this wet wonderland their home. Oregon Coast Aquarium. 2820 SE Ferry Slip Rd. Newport, Oregon. 541.867.3474. www.aquarium.org.

June 22 - 25. HMSC Summer Day Camp: Animal Adaptations. Explore marine organisms from plankton to whales and discover the amazing adaptations they have for surviving in their environment. Campers will investigate life in the estuary, on sandy beaches, and rocky shores through fieldtrips and hands on activities. 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. Ages 7-9. Hatfield Marine Science Center. 2030 SE Marine Science Drive, Newport, Oregon. 541-867-0159. http://hmsc.oregonstate.edu.

June 22 - 26 Oceans of Fun, Ages 4 & 5. The ocean is filled with some of the tiniest to the most enormous animals on this planet. Find out how humans size up to critters while exploring the aquarium, singing songs, playing games and making aquatic works of art. Oregon Coast Aquarium. 2820 SE Ferry Slip Rd. Newport, Oregon. 541.867.3474. www.aquarium.org.

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 beachesJune 27. Hatfield Marine Science Center’s SeaFest. It's a fun-filled day of hands-on learning about the natural world. Go behind the scenes to see the labs and meet the scientists who track whales, explore the ocean depths, and shed new light on our understanding of the marine environment. Ocean-going research vessels are on display, along with dozens of hands-on exhibits, activities, and demonstrations of what marine biologists and other scientists do in their daily work. Hatfield Marine Science Center. 2030 SE Marine Science Drive, Newport, Oregon. 541-867-0159. http://hmsc.oregonstate.edu.

June 29 – July 2. HMSC Summer Day Camp: Bayfront Quest Camp. Investigate local fisheries as you go on a seafood quest. Campers will explore the bayfront, interview local fisheries experts, and even do some crabbing as they collect information. Participants will then use what they discover to create a clever, clue-directed hunt called a "Quest" to share with the public. Campers will also receive an Oregon Coast Quests Book. 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. Hatfield Marine Science Center. 2030 SE Marine Science Drive, Newport, Oregon. 541-867-0159. http://hmsc.oregonstate.edu.

June 29 - July 3 Water Worlds, Grades 1 & 2 (entering these grades fall 2009). Through bay and estuary exploration, water investigations, arts and crafts, and behind-the-scenes encounters with aquarium animals, campers will learn what it is like to live in a world where they can move in any direction. Oregon Coast Aquarium. 2820 SE Ferry Slip Rd. Newport, Oregon. 541.867.3474. www.aquarium.org.

July 3 Family Adventure Travel Camp, Ages 6 and up. Families explore the best the Pacific Northwest has to offer. Go beach seining, take a wildlife-boat trip, come up close and personal with Aquarium animals, go on a scavenger hunt and sleep with the sharks. Oregon Coast Aquarium. 2820 SE Ferry Slip Rd. Newport, Oregon. 541.867.3474. www.aquarium.org.

July 3 Family Sleepover, Ages 7 and up. Fall asleep to the sights of the sharks and fish swimming overhead in the Passages of the Deep tunnels. Educators take campers on a scavenger hunt and provide a fun and hands-on experience. Dinner, snack, and light breakfast are included. Oregon Coast Aquarium. 2820 SE Ferry Slip Rd. Newport, Oregon. 541.867.3474. www.aquarium.org.

July 6-10 Eco-Explorers, Grades 3 - 4 (entering these grades fall of 2009). Campers learn about their relationship with the ocean as they explore the bay, estuary, and open ocean, go behind the scenes at the Aquarium for close encounters with animals and participate in hands-on-activities. Oregon Coast Aquarium. 2820 SE Ferry Slip Rd. Newport, Oregon. 541.867.3474. www.aquarium.org.

For more about Newport, Oregon lodging....

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.

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.
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

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
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.
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.


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