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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.

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.

the finest in luxury condominium lodging. Every unit is focused on the beauty of the sea and the beach.

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.

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

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.

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.

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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Romance Blooms on Oregon Coast with Valentine Specials

Published 01/23/2010

One of the homes from Meredith Lodging in Manzanita

(Oregon Coast) – With that big gushy holiday coming up, and it's on a holiday weekend too, the Oregon coast is gearing up for a monster rush of lovers and would-be lovers. Since President’s Day happens on Monday the 15th – the day after Valentine's – it's likely to be a tsunami of visitors.

Yet the good deals abound on the beach. Romance packages are sprouting up all over, and many lodgings are not only keeping prices below the usual three-day weekend holiday boost but leaving winter rates intact, as well as offering goodies for the hand-holding set.

Dining and Wine Specials

Nehalem Bay Winery. Mention BeachConnection.net and get a free bottle of wine with purchase – good for the valentine weekend of Friday through Sunday. Highway 53, one mile from Highway 101, between Wheeler and Nehalem. Advance tickets are on sale now. Call 888-368-9463. www.nehalembaywinery.com.

Depoe Bay Winery. Mention BeachConnection.net and get a free bottle of wine with purchase – good for the valentine weekend of Friday through Sunday. Highway 101, downtown Depoe Bay, Oregon. (541) 765-3311. www.depoebaywinery.com

Pacific Seafood Restaurant. Valentine dining special featured Sunday Feb 14, from 10 a.m. – 7 p.m. Pan Fried Oyster Dinner includes: Six oysters with cup of soup or salad;  fries or baked potato w/ loaf of French bread and steamed vegetables for $14.95. 5150 Oyster Drive. Bay City, Oregon. 5150 Oyster Drive, Bay City, Oregon. (503) 377-2323. www.pacseafood.com.

Celebrations by the Sea – north coast (Cannon Beach, Seaside, etc). A special Valentine’s month. For each wedding in February, the bride receives an artist designed glass heart keepsake pendant ($50 value).  Each one is as unique as the bride who wears it. Save $50 on elopements. www.beachweddings101.com


By the Sea Vacation Homes, Seaside. One townhouse, cabins and an oceanfront condo in Gearhart at discounted rates. Stay two nights, get the third free. Seaside, Oregon. 503-738-6078. www.bythesea1.com

Beachhouse Vacation Rentals, Inc., Seaside. Rent two nights get the third free. 570 S Roosevelt Dr. Seaside, Oregon. www.beachhouse1.com. 800-995-2796.

Cannon Beach

The Ocean Lodge. Ocean Lodge Gift Key includes: Two luxurious, one-hour, in-room massages in your beautiful oceanfront guest room, chilled Domain St. Michelle champagne and flutes, Newman’s @ 988 dinner credit of $100, gourmet chocolates, linen turn-down service with scattered rose petals, scented candle light
fragrant bubble bath - $450 (add on).

A Romantic Beach Interlude includes: Domaine St. Michelle Champagne and flutes, box of Verdun chocolates, heavenly scented bath salts, Pacificia soy candle, scented massage cream - $89.00 (add on). Cannon Beach, Oregon. www.theoceanlodge.com. 1-888-777-4047.

Inn At Cannon Beach. Do you have a True Love Story? If so, and you don't mind sharing, they’d love to hear from you. If your story receives the most votes on their website, you will win two nights Valentines Romance Package in their Deluxe King Jacuzzi suite. Submit story via email at [email protected] before Feb. 1. Winner will be notified February 9, in time to pack their bags for the February 13 and 14, 2009 Valentine Getaway. This package includes lots of fun, romantic treats as well as dinner for two at The Driftwood ($50 value). Voting closes February 8. www.inatcannonbeach.com.

Good for the Body, Good for the Soul Package includes: luxurious, one-hour massages delivered to your deluxe guest room with all the romantic finishing touches including a chilled bottle of Domain St. Michelle Champagne, with commemorative flutes, scented candle light, and celebratory bubble bath. $260 (add on).

The Total Package for Valentine’s Day: A chilled bottle of Domain St. Michelle Champagne, two signature champagne flutes, scented bubble bath, rose petals, $50 gift certificate to Driftwood Restaurant or Newman’s @ 988 - $95 (add on). Cannon Beach, Oregon. www.innatcannonbeach.com. 800-321-6304.

Manzanita - Nehalem

Sunset Vacation Rentals. Rent two nights and get the third free until the end of February, and yes that includes Valentine’s Day. 186 Laneda Ave., Manzanita, Oregon. 503-368-7969. 800-883-7784. www.ssvr.com.

Meredith Lodging in Manzanita. Throughout all of February: Pay for two nights and the third night is free - all at the posted winter rates. 686 Manzanita Ave. Manzanita, Oregon. 541-996-2955 or 1-800-224-7660. Web Site Here.


Oceanfront Cottage, Oceanside. Offering a discount on an oceanfront cottage in secretive Oceanside. Three nights for $550, plus $80 cleaning. Stay a fourth night at $235 and pay no cleaning. Oceanside, Oregon. (503) 345-9399 or (877) 552-0514. (cell). www.oceanfrontcottage.net

Pacific City

Open Nest Vacation Rentals. Special for Valentine’s Weekend – President’s Day Weekend: Stay two nights that weekend and get the third off at 50 percent off. Pacific City, Oregon. www.shorepinerentals.com 877-549-2632.

Cottages at Cape Kiwanda. Bring the one you love for a two-night stay at the Cottages at Cape Kiwanda this Valentine’s Weekend and take advantage of our exclusive, “Romance at the Cape,” special. Wine them with a complimentary bottle of wine, beer, or champagne, waiting on ice in your cottage. Then dine them at the Pelican Pub with a $50 dining gift card. Nestling back in your room after dinner becomes even more amorous with a box of Moonstruck Chocolates. Reserve two nights at The Cottages at Cape Kiwanda, and show your sweetie how special they are with this $50 add-on package.  Call 1-866-571-0605 to reserve. Pacific City, Oregon. www.kiwandacottages.com

Lincoln City

Inn at Spanish Head Resort Hotel. Package 16-10 includes: Two nights lodging for two people, one candlelight dinner for two, and one breakfast for two, champagne and keepsake glasses in your room on arrival. Package starts at $429, plus room tax. 
Valentine's Anniversary Getaway: Package 18-10 includes: Two nights lodging for two people, one candlelight dinner for two, and one breakfast for two, wine, keepsake glasses, a Gourmet Romance book and a long-stem rose in a bud vase waiting in your room. Package starts at $449, plus room tax. Lincoln City, Oregon. 800-452-8127. www.SpanishHead.com

Hidden Cove B&B. Lake level unit for $100 per night, which includes a romance package of a dozen roses, champagne, and homemade cream puffs for two. This also includes a full homemade breakfast with homemade huckleberry jam, blueberry pancakes in the shape of a heart, and more. 3445 NE 40th Ct. Lincoln City, Oregon. 541-921-9754. www.hiddencovebedandbreakfast.com

Depoe Bay

FRS Vacation Rentals, Depoe Bay. A two-bedroom condo unit is discounted for the holiday – available Friday, February 12 to 19. Sleeps six; two-night minimum. Discounted rates are $150 a night for Friday and Saturday night and $110 a night for Sunday through Thursday. Depoe Bay, Oregon. 866-997-7224. 503-697-7224. www.frsvacationrentals.com


Oregon Beach House Rentals - Newport, Depoe Bay, Lincoln City. Stay for three nights, pay for two nights, plus a basket of romantic sweet treats. 888-755-7783. www.cottagesbythebeach.com.

Stonecrest Cellars B&B, Newport. Lodging specials: Pop the question or have just for a romantic escape. Book one night receive 25 percent off second; 50 percent off third night.

Mid-week elopements/small wedding packages in February - save $175 plus pair of elegant toasting flutes. $100 off weekend  rates with toasting glasses. Save $500 on large wedding packages. South Beach, three miles south of Newport (first driveway past 95th Street and Hwy 101). 9556 South Coast Hwy. (541) 867-6621. www.stonecrestbb.com.


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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.

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.

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.

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

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

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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