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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.

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.

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

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


Oregon Coast Calendar: Newport Events In May, Summer

(Newport, Oregon) - The central Oregon coast is about to hit high gear. May sees a bundle of events descend upon the town known as the "Dungeness Crab Capital of the World." But there’s much more to do than seafood in Newport, with a variety of music, theater, literary and outdoor events. There’s also a nifty beer fest with a decidedly canine bent, a highway cleanup and some fascinating science events at the Hatfield Marine Science Center.

Oregon Coast Aquarium hosts a ton of events for families, just about every day. See those at www.aquarium.org.

April 30 - May 3. 53rd annual Newport Loyalty Days & Sea Fair Festival. Festivities include the Queen’s Coronation, Davis Show carnival, cars shows, Vietnam Vet’s annual Memorial Reading of the Names, Veteran’s of Oregon Honorable Service Medal ceremonies, 1000 Field of Flags, benefit concert featuring "Blue Eyed Soul" and other activities. Annual patriotic parade: Saturday, May 2, 12 p.m. Newport, Oregon. 541-265-2211 www.loyaltydays.com.

May 14. Pacific Coast Wind Ensemble. The community concert band of the central Oregon Coast is presently composed of about 35 enthusiastic musicians from Toledo, Newport, South Beach, Walport, Ten Mile, and Florence. Newport Performing Arts Center. Olive St., Newport, Oregon. 541-265-ARTS.

May 15 –17. Rogue Ale’s 3rd Annual Brewer’s Memorial Ale Fest. Will benefit the Central Coast Humane Society and Oregon Coast Therapy Animals. Includes 30+ Microbreweries, Live Music, Doggy Musical Chairs, Dog Wash, Dog Dancing and Celebrity dog look-alikes. Friday: 4 p.m. - 10 p.m., Saturday: noon - 10 p.m., Sunday: noon - 4 p.m. $10 admission fee gets you a Festival Mug and 3 taster tickets. Rogue Ales Brewery, South Beach, Newport, Oregon. 503-241-3800 www.brewersalefest.com.

May 16. Nye Beach Writers Series: Claudia Handler and John Witte. Handler is the author of the poetry collection "Going Under", and co-director of the Valley Contemporary Poets. John Witte is author of "Loving the Days, "The Hurtling" and "Second Nature". 7 p.m. - 9 p.m. Open mic follows. $5 (free for students). Newport Visual Arts Center. 777 NW Beach Drive. Newport, Oregon. www.writersontheedge.org.

May 16. Volunteer For Highway Clean-up. Newport Chamber of Commerce Beautification Committee along with the City of Newport will have a monthly highway clean-up between March and September. Refreshments will be provided. 8 a.m. - noon. Greater Newport Chamber of Commerce. 555 SW Coast Hwy, Newport, Oregon.

May 22 - May 25. Rogue Garage Sale. Don’t miss discounts on beer and merchandise! 11 a.m. - 7 p.m. Rogue Nation Headquarters. South Beach, Oregon (across the bay from Newport). www.rogue.com.

May 22 - May 24. ''The Wizard Of Oz''. The classic story of Dorothy's adventure in Oz complete with all your favorite characters. Friday 7 p.m., Saturday 7 p.m., Sunday 2 p.m. Adults $12, Seniors $12, Students $10. Newport Performing Arts Center. Olive St., Newport, Oregon. 265-ARTS

May 30. Newport Marathon. Starting in Yaquina Bay State Park at the historic "haunted" lighthouse, runners head north along the ocean through some of Newport's picturesque neighborhoods. Registration is currently closed for this year’s marathon. Newport, Oregon. www.newportmarathon.org.

May 30. ''The Rocketeer''. A whiz-bang action adventure starring Billy Campbell and Jennifer Connelly. 7 p.m. – 9 p.m. General Admission $12, CCNA members and students with i.d. $10. Dress in the Art Deco style, and get $7 at the door. The Ark. 53 SW Coast Highway. Newport, Oregon. 541-574-8879 or 961-5828 www.citycenternewport.com

June 20. Nye Beach Writers Series: Spike Walker. Author of "Working on the Edge: Surviving in the World's most Dangerous Profession", "King Crab Fishing on Alaska's High Seas", "Nights of Ice", and "Coming Back Alive". 7 p.m. - 9 p.m. Open mic follows. Visual Arts Center. Newport, Oregon. www.writersontheedge.org.

June 22 - June 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. Ages 7 - 9. Hatfield Marine Science Center. 2030 SE Marine Science Drive, Newport, Oregon 97365. 541-867-0159. http://hmsc.oregonstate.edu.

June 27. Hatfield Marine Science Center’s “SeaFest 2009”. Don't miss Newport's most interesting festival of the year! It's a fun-filled day of hands-on learning about the natural world. Perfect for the whole family and even better...it’s Free! http://hmsc.oregonstate.edu.

June 29 - July 2. HMSC Summer Day Camp: “Bayfront Quest Camp”. Investigate local fisheries, explore the bayfront, interview local fisheries experts, and even do some crabbing…then create a clever, clue-directed hunt called a "Quest" to share with the public. Also receive an Oregon Coast Quests Book! 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. 541-867-0159. http://hmsc.oregonstate.edu.

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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.
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

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.

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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