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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

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.

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.

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.

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.




Treasures Large and Small at One Oregon Coast Village


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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Treasures Large and Small at One Oregon Coast Village

The wild wave action never stops in Yachats.

(Yachats, Oregon) - At first glance, it doesn’t seem like there's a lot here in the tiny village of Yachats, on the central coast. But this diminutive Oregon burgh is filled with a lot of manmade and natural treasures.

The beaches here are a bit odd, and not extremely beach-like in the regular sense of the word, which can turn a few off. They are more comprised of rocky slabs and labyrinths than sandy spots, but that’s actually what makes them more spectacular. Indeed, this kind of geology and geography makes for never-ending wave wildness, the kind that is absolutely hypnotizing. Forget just walking in the sand when you can witness this sort of tidal melee on a constant basis without storms.

Beyond the beaches, the businesses have some deliciously inviting options for fun making. A variety of rental outfits provide some opulent, almost decadent places to stay in: dream-like mansions that sometimes boggle the mind with their beauty and architectural inventiveness. The views of the ocean don’t hurt either. There’s at least one engaging restaurant in town that can single-handedly cater to almost everyone, and other places to stay that make for nothing but awe-inspiring memories.

Here is just a sample:

Overleaf Village

Overleaf Village Vacation Rentals. Several vacation homes are clustered within a coastal landscape, along a trickling stream meandering under a stone bridge. Some have ocean views and all are a quick walk to the rugged, rocky beach of Yachats and to the stunning 804 Trail that follows the shore. All beautiful, upscale homes with woodsy, retro architecture, based on designs from historical beach cottages from the northwest coast, with thick foliage and immaculate gardens that make you quite secluded. They all come with every modern amenity, including: full kitchens, washer/dryers, TV’s, DVD players, fireplaces and propane barbecues. You may also find whirlpool tubs, stone fireplaces, wrap-around decks, maybe even a secluded window seat, and more. Some are cottages; some are larger homes perfect for reunions, big gatherings. Some sleep as many as ten. Large conference center on the premises, hosting as many as 80. Overleaf Lodge Lane. Yachats, Oregon. (541) 547-4880 or (800) 338-0507. www.overleafvillage.com.

Overleaf Lodge

Overleaf Lodge. Luxury surrounds you at every turn, with all rooms right on the ocean, overlooking the pounding waves. Six different styles of rooms pamper you in varying degrees. The Grand Pacific Suite hosts two bedrooms, living room, three-way fireplace, full kitchen, granite counters, and large balcony. Other plush rooms come with patios or balconies, some with whirlpool tubs, fireplaces and other amenities such as robes. Some have two rooms to host larger families, with a bedroom and living room. Some adjoin to create even bigger suites. Others are smaller and cozy, with a big window or picture window to the surf. Rooms also come with TV’s, hair dryers, DVD’s, wi-fi. Smoke free, large and small conference facilities, books/games, free guest laundry, oceanview exercise room. Rates include sizable continental breakfast.

Plus, there's the famed Overleaf Spa on the premises, where pampering yourself or a loved one comes even easier in these beachy surroundings. Overleaf Lodge Lane, Yachats, Oregon. (541) 547-4880, (800) 338-0507. www.overleaflodge.com.

A stunning bit of architecture for rent at Ocean Odyssey.

Ocean Odyssey Vacation Rentals. Fabulous homes abound – for every taste and budget - with dozens stretching from just north of Florence, to Yachats, Waldport and Newport. There are some seriously stunning mansions as well. Many are located right on the ocean, some on those especially dramatic rocky shores between Yachats and Florence, and along the 804 Trail. Find homes new and older, with amenities such as wi-fi, fireplaces, hot tubs, large decks, barbecues, firepits, and large yards. Some truly unique features are provided in some cases - intriguing things you've never seen before. There are small, lovable homes like A-Frames to a few enormous, sprawling homes - rentals that sleep from four to 26. One looks like a wave from some angles. Another between Yachats and Florence is simply huge, set on a perch overlooking incredible ocean vistas with some bucolic gardens. Their website features online booking; floor plans on award-winning website allow you to plan details of your vacation. Many homes are pet friendly as well. 261 N. Hwy 101 (the office is in Yachats Village Market). 800-800-1915. www.ocean-odyssey.com

A bucolic gem from Oregon Beach Vacations.

Oregon Beach Vacations. There are well over 100 homes available as vacation rentals – all quite distinctive and carefully selected to be something on the special side. Homes are available in dizzying array of areas: Yachats, Waldport, Newport, Nye Beach, Otter Rock, Depoe Bay, Gleneden Beach, Lincoln Beach, Lincoln City, Neskowin, Pacific City, Tierra Del Mar and Rockaway Beach. Full kitchens, laundry facilities, oceanfront, ocean view, garden view and homes that are studios to elaborate mansions with eight bedrooms are part of their massive catalog. Recent acquisitions have spread their territory down to some condos in the Florence area. Many of their Yachats homes are just north of town and in the Waldport area. Some stand on secretive, grandiose bluffs in exclusive developments; some are condos or sophisticated homes practically on the beach. Some have hot tubs, and some are pet friendly. Perfect for families – or romantic getaways and special occasions. Large reunions, corporate or group retreats are well catered to. Special guest services like gift baskets, deliveries, even groceries can be arranged. 690 SE 39th Street, Lincoln City, Oregon. 1-800-723-2383. www.oregonbeachvacations.com

Dublin House, Yachats.

Dublin House Motel. A grand and charming wooden structure greets you as you pull up, and inside plenty of surprises wait. Besides the fact it’s the only motel (that we’ve heard of) on the coast that has its own extensive fly-fishing shop, along with goodies for the visitor, you’ll find a sumptuous indoor pool that’s heated year round. Lovely ocean views come with many rooms, where you can gaze out at the consistent drama of the waves, as they make a scene no matter how calm the weather. All units are big and extremely comfortable, coming with writing desk and other special touches. Each room contains a microwave, refrigerator, in-room coffee makers, cable TV, and larger kitchen units are available as well. There’s plenty of free parking, and you have a choice of smoking or non-smoking rooms. It’s within walking distance from all of Yachats’ various amenities, as well as a short walk to the beaches. 101 and 7th St. Yachats, Oregon. 866-922-4287. www.dublinhousemotel.com

The view from the Landmark also includes wildlife that tries to beg for food from the other side of the window.

Landmark Restaurant and Lounge. It’s an unusually pleasant place where family friendly meets grown up entertainment – all in the same location. The view at the restaurant presents a flood of wonders from the natural world, including all manner of wildlife wandering past you or in and out of the ocean or bay. The free show gives way to some of the finest Italian cuisine in the state. Sauces are light, delicate and very subtle, for pleasures like baked ziti, spaghetti or mushroom pasta.

Plenty of pancakes, eggs in various incarnations, sausage, ham and omelets are available for breakfast – from $6 to $10. Also some interesting Italian items, like a pesto omelet, eggs simmered in olive oil or seafood omelets.

Lunchtime and dinner brings numerous seafood appetizers around $8, chicken and beef entrees like Chicken Parmesan or steak, their fab Italian specialties and a bundle of seafood specialties from fancy to fish and chips ($10 - $18). There’s also a kids menu. A late-night menu boasts simpler items like nachos or burgers around $10.

At night, the lounge kicks into life with a wide range of entertainment until the wee hours, allowing the adults of the area something really cool to do. Some national acts float through here in the blues and esoterica realms, while a heavy roster of fine northwest bands show up, with genres like reggae, alternative, jam bands and classic rock spread out the fun along all sorts of musical boundaries. Hwy 101, Yachats. (541) 547-5459. www.landmark-yachats.com

Vino, good food and good times at the Village in Newport.

Village Market Bistro & Deli. It’s about a 25-minute drive north, but it’s well worth it. In Newport’s Nye Beach district, you can lunch on gourmet cuisine to a beautiful view of the ocean. Specializing in cutting edge sandwiches, soups and specialty meat, cheese and veggie plates. Sandwiches (around $9) include wonders like the Tuscan Turkey (Hickory smoked turkey breast, sun dried tomatoes), Citrus grilled chicken breast or an ethereal pulled pork barbecue. You can also design your own sandwiches. Plates ($6 - $12) include artisan breads and cheeses, a luscious housemade pate, and imported meats. Try the Artichoke-Fennel-Parmesan Spread (Artichoke hearts sautéed in white wine with fennel seed and blended with fresh grated Grande Parma), for example. Fine wines from around the NW and world are sold. There’s a massive deli assortment to take home, or back to your beach bungalow. Specially made “beach baskets” can be ordered, with gourmet foods, cheeses, wine, etc. Open Wed – Sun, 11 a.m. to around 7 p.m. 741 NW Third, Newport, Oregon - 541-574-9393. www.beachconnection.net/village_bistro_newport

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


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Where the Columbia meets the Pacific, Land of Lewis & Clark and loads of atmosphere & history

The Promenade, Tillamook Head, family fun & broad, sandy beaches

A mysterious lighthouse, upscale yet earthy, a huge monolith, fine eateries & an art mecca

Manzanita's beaches, Nehalem and Wheeler's quirky beauty; laid back Rockaway

Garibaldi, Barview, Bay City, Tillamook & an oceanfront ghost town

The hidden secret of the coast: Cape Meares, a lighthouse, Oceanside, Netarts and Pacific City

Miles & miles of unbroken beaches, Cascade Head, Neskowin and many manmade attractions
A spouting horn downtown, freaky hidden cliffs and whales, whales, whales
Time-tripping Nye Beach, a bustling bayfront, marine science-central and two lighthouses

Pristine, even secretive sands and wild geologic landmarks

Constantly dramatic wave action, a mix of the rugged & upscale

25 miles of deserted beaches & oodles of wonders

A lighthouse, ancient bayfront and miles and miles of fluffy dunes

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.

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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