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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

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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Oregon Beaches Get Tropical for the Weekend


Covering 180 miles of Oregon coast travel: Astoria, Seaside, Cannon Beach, Manzanita, Nehalem, Wheeler, Rockaway, Garibaldi, Tillamook, Oceanside, Pacific City, Lincoln City, Depoe Bay, Newport, Waldport, Yachats & Florence.


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Oregon Beaches Get Tropical for the Weekend

Newport, where a lot will be happening beyond the weather.

(Oregon Coast) - That glittering "second summer" is making a stellar appearance on the Oregon coast this weekend, one worthy of its own Emmy, with weather crawling up into the 70's.

Although it was raining mid-week, locals as well as travelers were looking forward to the run of fun and sun.

While Friday will begin with mostly cloudy skies and temps loitering in the upper 60’s, Saturday starts to see the clouds backing off and more sun causing the temperatures to at least stay the same if not edge up a little and close in on 70 degrees. Sunday will bring more sun, less clouds, and highs in the low 70’s. Monday will do the same - for those who can make a three-day weekend of the ocean beaches.

Eating outdoors, like at Fultano's in Cannon Beach, will in great demand this weekend.

These kind of conditions have been going on most of the month, said Winston Laszlo, owner of Old Wheeler Hotel in Wheeler. The sunshine is causing more than flowers to bloom.

“I definitely believe that the great weather we've been having this September has had a positive impact on our business,” at the Old Wheeler Hotel. “It's been just gorgeous here in Wheeler. We've had a lot of opportunities to enjoy the weather ourselves. Just basking in the sun in front of the hotel at the Wheeler Waterfront Park or sitting on the deck at the Sea Shack Restaurant is like a mini-vacation. My wife Maranne and I spent a relaxing Monday afternoon floating on the bay in a rental boat from the Wheeler Marina.”

While some have noticed an uptick in reservations or calls from tourists, many have found the tourism traffic on the coast a little slow.

Seaside in the sun.

“Honestly, the last three days have been totally dead,” said a spokesperson for Arch Cape Rental Services near Cannon Beach. “And up until this enlightening forecast, I wouldn't have been very positive about the reservation scene.”

“We have had more calls since the weather report forecasted sunny weather for the weekend,” said Donna Weiss, of Weiss’ Paradise Suites in Seaside. “My flowers are still blooming but I don't think they will last too much longer. This would be a great weekend to spend at the coast. We don't get 70 degrees in late September that often.”

Juanita Short works the front desk at The Landing in Newport and expected a boost also, even though this year has been a bit on the down side. “The weather has been helpful,” she said. “We usually have a few more guests, but this year has not been an ordinary year.”

Near Depoe Bay: Cape Foulweather should put on quite a show at sunset.

At the sprawling neighborhoods of vacation rentals of Bella Beach near Depoe Bay and Olivia Beach in Lincoln City, manager Peggy Rippen-Kroeger said they’re half-booked for what could be a massive weekend of tourists.

“Will be busy,” she said. “Have staff all in place to take care of it. A lot of our renters have commented that they came to the beach because of the weather being so nice.”

At the Oregon Coast Aquarium in Newport, spokesman Cindy Hanson expects to be quite busy over the weekend for a number of reasons.

“We will close early - at 3 p.m. on Saturday - to get the Aquarium ready for the Jellyfish Jubilee, and re-open at 6 p.m. for the pre-event, which is sold out, and then at 7 p.m. for the main event.”

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Tickets are still available for the main event at 541-867-3474 ext. 5203. More at www.aquarium.org

They’ve been getting plenty of calls there for that event and for the Otter Awareness Week which winds down over the weekend.

“People are very excited to be attending the Oregon Coast Aquarium's very first fundraiser, The Jellyfish Jubilee: A Celebration of Food and Wine,” Hanson said. “We are going to be decked out in all our finery for this extraordinary evening.”

Other things are drawing people to the coast as well, including a number of interesting events.

Fishing on the Tillamook Bay, at Garibaldi

This weekend is the opening of "Our Town" at the Coaster Theatre Playhouse in Cannon Beach, said Laszlo. He’ll spend a chunk of this glorious weekend inside, as he has a role in the play.

Fishing is big in the Oceanside and Tillamook area, partially because of the weather.

“We have been having a lot of fishing in this area,” said Sarah McDonald, of Sea Sweet Vacation Rentals in Oceanside. “Memaloops in the Tillamook Bay is a hot spot right now. We have one couple coming just for that. Chinook Fall Salmon are in. We’ve got room to park your boats.”

Short said Newport’s Symphony Orchestra starts its 20th anniversary season on Saturday.

Short Beach, near Oceanside

But even coasties take days off, and this weekend looks promising for many. Amy Dunlap, of Sunset Vacation Rentals in Manzanita, expects to be goofing around the river, as does Hanson after a while – although she’ll be in a kayak.

Mikaela Norval, Tourism Director for Seaside, will spend her time outdoors as well. “This weekend I am going to enjoy the nice weather by celebrating National Estuary Day at our Coastal Natural History Center,” she said.

That event is at 2674 North Highway 101, Seaside, happening on Saturday. It starts at 10 a.m. with field trip hikes and presentations, as well as a barbecue lunch.

For Rippen-Kroeger, her weekend is literally going to the dogs – well at least one dog.

“I am getting a new puppy,” Rippen-Kroegersaid. “So I will be on the beach walking him and letting him get used to his new home.”

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.
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.

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

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

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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Newly renovated, 30 upscale rooms, on north end of Lincoln City, close to everything. Spa-like feeling, w/ luxury linens & robes, pillow top mattresses, flat screen TV's, granite counters and more all add to pampering. Oceanfront and ocean view units w/ gas fireplace. Hot Tub units. Romance packages. Luxury Room for every budget: meeting and wedding spaces too.

17 lavish, beachfront suites feature Jacuzzi or outdoor hot tub, gas fireplace, luxury robes & linens, TV, two-headed showers. Three large suites have kitchens. Private deck w/ BBQ available. No smoking or pets. Perfect for romantic getaway, honeymoon.

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

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.