Oregon Beach House Rentals are the Perfect Base for Agate Hunting

Now that our Lincoln City Oregon beach house rentals are open for visitors to Lincoln City once again, agate hunters and tidepool explorers have the perfect home-base to discover the Oregon Coast’s natural wonders. Lincoln City is home to 7½ miles of scenic beaches that are known for agates. Nearby Depoe Bay is also a haven for those hunting these magnificent semiprecious stones. And while you’re trying to search for a few treasures to take home, why not explore Lincoln City’s tidepools? Outdoor activities such as these are wonderful ways for individuals, couples, and families to get out and explore nature while still practicing social distancing from the home-base of our meticulously cleaned and sanitized beach home and condo vacation rentals. Lincoln City is waiting, and it’s never been a better time to become an agate hunter!

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Agates: Semiprecious Stones from the Sea

Semiprecious stones include such natural wonders such as amber, aquamarine, emerald, jade, onyx, opal, pearl, topaz, turquoise, and many others. While most semiprecious stones are formed on land, others – such as pearls – are formed in the sea. Agates are unique because they are formed on land within holes inside volcanic rocks (similar to moganite and quartz), but because they form near the sea, they are first released into the water from nearby crumbling rocks. Then it’s only a matter of time until they wash up onto the shores of Oregon and Northern California. While most agates aren’t worth a whole lot of money, they are stunning to look at and can be used to make unique pieces of jewelry and other beautiful creations. It’s also just a whole lot of fun to hunt for them!

Not All Beaches Are Equal for Agate Hunters

Lincoln City has long been known as one of the best places on the Oregon Coast to hunt for agates, coral, and jasper. Even the experts at Oregon State University agree. With lodging options ranging from cozy beach condo rentals to vacation homes that sleep 16 people, your whole crew will also be accommodated in Lincoln City. If you’re looking to visit a few areas in your search for agates, Lincoln City is also a great place to start. Your best bet is to head south and stop at Beverly Beach and Moolack Beach (which are also known for fossilized mollusk and clamshells) before continuing on to Depoe Bay and Newport. Depoe Bay is a particularly good place for a day trip, as it is also known as the “Whale Watching Capital of the Oregon Coast.” But you don’t need to leave Lincoln City and its 7½ miles of pristine beaches to see all sorts of sea creatures and find all sorts of sea treasures that have washed ashore. You could spend days just exploring this particular stretch of coastline. Lincoln City’s intertidal zones, where tide pools thrive, are also particularly wondrous around Roads End State Park in the north side of town. While there are still plenty of bookings available, it’s a good idea to act fast if you want to get your perfect beach house rental in Lincoln City this summer. The secret will soon be out that this is one of the best places to get away from it all on the Oregon Coast. Whether you’re most looking forward to hunting for agates, exploring the tidepools, or just enjoying a cool beverage from a hot tub with ocean views on the deck of your rental, A1 Beach Rentals has got you covered. Call (503) 232-5984 or simply book online today.

Fascinating History to Explore While Visiting Lincoln City, Oregon this Summer!

While there’s still a lodging lockdown in place until May 31, we look forward to the 1st of June when we are scheduled to reopen our beach vacation rentals. Lincoln City will be a perfect place to escape with meticulously cleaned and sanitized vacation rentals within a stone’s throw of vast, coastal spaces that go on for miles. Lincoln City, Oregon is known for its 7½ miles of beaches, as well as fun annual traditions such as Glass Floats on the Beach and the twice-yearly kite festivals. The city also has a rich history that you can look forward to exploring on your next visit, from its Native American history to its early European settlement days to its current position in the coastal arts and culture scene. Keep reading to learn more about Lincoln City’s fascinating history and find inspiration for your next visit.

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Lincoln City’s Native American History

The Oregon Coast was originally home to many tribes that are now part of the 27-member Confederated Tribes of Siletz Indians along with other Native American tribes and bands that once lived between Northern California and southwest Washington. When the Coast (Siletz) Reservation was established in 1855, it included part of modern-day Lincoln City. These 27 tribes spoke numerous languages, including the Clatsop dialect of Chinook, Coos, Shasta, Siuslaw, Takelma, Tillamook, and many others. Some of these names might be familiar if you live in the Pacific Northwest or have ever visited our Oregon beach house rentals. Lincoln City locals and visitors should also recognize the name of Siletz Bay.

The Communities Before Lincoln City’s Incorporation

Lincoln City did not exist until 1965 when the unincorporated communities of Delake, Oceanlake, and Taft joined with the nearby towns of Cutler City and Nelscott, all of which were nestled around Lincoln City’s current main street (Highway 101). Homesteaders began arriving in the area as early as the 1880s, though, and Taft (named after our 27th President, William H. Taft) established its post office in 1906. Delake was founded some years after and established its post office in 1924, only to be reestablished as Oceanlake Post Office in 1927. The odd-sounding name of Delake is meant to mimic local Finnish community members’ pronunciation of nearby Devil’s Lake. The former town of Nelscott also had a unique name, which was a combination of the founders’ surnames, Nelson and Scott. The Nelscott Reef is still famed as one of the best spots to surf along the Pacific Coast. Cutler City, which was located on the east shore of Siletz Bay, was the biggest established town in the area that later became Lincoln City. Mr. and Mrs. George Cutler of Dallas founded the community in the early 20th century, supposedly after Chief Charles “Charley” DePoe of the Siletz Tribe sold the property to George Cutler. The town established a post office in 1930 that served the community until Lincoln City was formed.

The Modern History of Lincoln City, Oregon

Each of these historic communities had its own annual events and local culture, and there was even some competition among them for tourists and trade. They all needed local services such as police and firefighters, though, and while it seemed to make sense to combine and pool these resources, many people did not want to give up their local post office and unique heritage. That’s why they needed to come up with a new, unifying name when the towns and communities did finally incorporate, rather than using any of the five existing names. They held a contest to choose one and school children submitted the name of Lincoln City. It seemed like the best choice when the city was incorporated on March 3, 1965.

History of Glass Floats on the Beach

You probably know about Glass Floats on the Beach if you’ve ever stayed in one of our vacation homes or beach condo rentals. Lincoln City has not only been a hotspot for beaches, but also for arts and crafts such as glassblowing, since the 20th century. When that century was drawing to a close, a local artist decided to use this medium to celebrate the coming millennium with a nod to the Oregon Coast’s past. Japanese fishing boats of bygone eras once used beautiful blue and green glass fishing floats that often washed up on the shores of the Oregon Coast, and visitors in those eras used to love hunting for the glass treasures that would wash ashore. Eventually, they were all found … until 1999, that is, when Lincoln City sponsored the Finders Keepers project where local artists produced stunning blown-glass floats that were “hidden” around the beach. It was so popular and attracted so many tourists that it became part of the city’s local traditions. The beaches will be a great reason to visit Lincoln City once they reopen, and we look forward to welcoming you to our beach house rentals! Until then, this area’s fascinating history is worth learning more about. It’s easy to see why so many people wanted to live in this beautiful part of the Central Oregon Coast.

More Top Summer Activities to Look Forward to in Lincoln City, Oregon

As detailed in our last blog post, there is plenty to look forward to once the beach house rentals are filled and the beaches open to visitors again in Lincoln City, Oregon. This stretch of the Central Oregon Coast is known for being particularly amenable to vacationers from far and wide thanks to its natural wonders and local culture that offers something for just about everyone. In the first part of this two-part blog series, we detailed the first five of 10 sensational summer activities to look forward to in Lincoln City, including antiquing, art buying and viewing, beachcombing, boating and paddling, and glass blowing. Here are five more activities to look forward to when summer returns to Lincoln City, Oregon:

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  • Hiking. Lincoln City is an excellent home base for day trips to remote hiking areas all within a short drive from our beach vacation rentals. Oregon is filled with forests, mountains, lakes, rivers, streams, and even giant craters to explore. There are also several great trails in and around the city itself. Siuslaw National Forest is home to the Drift Creek Falls trail, where you’ll find a lush rainforest and a waterfall reachable by a suspension bridge, as well as the short and family-friendly Hebo Lake Loop trail that encircles the lake. Cascade Head also boasts a treasure chest of wildflowers and wildlife along two different Nature Conservancy trails, and the Cutler City Nature trail offers a nice one-mile trail with lovely views of wetlands and woods. 

  • Kite-Flying. Lincoln City really is famous for many things, and that includes the flying of kites. Every year locals and visitors alike partake in the Annual Fall Kite Festival and Annual Summer Kite Festival at Lincoln City’s D River Beach Wayside. Don’t worry if you’re not in town for these stunning displays of fanciful kites; it’s always a good time to bring your kite or buy a new one to fly on the coast here. The conditions are perfect most days to fly a kite through the skies for long stretches of time.

  • Relaxing. Even if you do nothing but relax in and around your beach house rental, you can still have an amazing time doing next to nothing in Lincoln City. Many of our beach homes and beach condo rentals are mere steps from the sand and sea, and all are close enough to easily get to the beaches on a daily basis. Lincoln City boasts 7½ miles of beautiful beaches to explore at your own pace. Our vacation rentals also boast impressive features such as gourmet kitchens, entertainment centers, game rooms, hot tubs, ocean views, and more. Just think about your favorite ways to relax and make sure you choose a rental that accommodates your needs.

  • Seafood Sampling. The Pacific Northwest is also known for fresh seafood, and local spots such as Mo’s Restaurant overlooking Siletz Bay offer an excellent sampling of the sea’s bounty with beautiful views of the ocean while you dine. From clam chowder and fresh oysters to an array of creative dishes using crab, cod, shrimp, and more, you might find it hard to sample it all. The Pacific Northwest is known for using a variety of local produce in exceedingly creative ways, though, so even if you’re not into seafood you’re sure to find plenty of delicious things to eat.

  • Shopping. Many out-of-state visitors flock to Oregon for the tax-free shopping, and Lincoln City is an excellent place to score some bargains or one-of-a-kind finds. The Lincoln City Outlets offer discounted merchandise from top brands including American Eagle, Bath & Body Works, Coach, Columbia, Eddie Bauer, Gap, Lane Bryant, Levi’s, Old Navy, The North Face, and many more. There are also countless local artisans, gift stores, craft shops, and other unique vendors to find exceptional items that you won’t find anywhere else.

Whatever time of year you next find yourself in Lincoln City, there will always be plenty to do. The team at A1 Beach Rentals also wants to remind you that we’re going the extra distance in cleaning our rental homes, so when the beaches do reopen, you can rest assured that everything from the large surfaces and appliances to the small doorknobs and light switches will be sanitized. Stay safe and remember that we’ll be here when it’s safe to visit once again.

Spring Break Special! Rates Slashed on 4-5 Bedroom Oregon Beach House Rentals

If you want to enjoy the Central Oregon Coast with family and friends this spring, it’s the perfect time to consider a 4-5 Bedroom beach vacation rental. Lincoln City is ideally situated in the Pacific Northwest with 7½ miles of stunning beaches plus a whole lot of local culture to explore. A1 Beach Rentals is also making it easy on your wallet to get away for spring break with 4-5-bedroom homes that normally go for up to $650/night now available for only $250 per night. Keep reading to learn more about the large and luxurious properties located in Lincoln City, Oregon that are currently available with this spring special.

A Roads End Beach House: This charming vacation home boasts private stairs to the sand and surf with easy access to tide pools, plus high-end amenities including a fireplace, large windows with ocean views, and hot tub in a private courtyard accessible from the entertainment room. Unlike smaller beach condo rentals, Lincoln City visitors can expect plenty of room to sleep up to 10 people in this beach house with five bedrooms and two bathrooms. 

Anchor & Submarines: This 4-bedroom/3-bathroom house also sleeps up to 10 people and is ideal for a multi-generational family, group of couples, or large group of friends. Everyone can have their own space with three separate units – each with its own sleeping quarters, bathroom, kitchen, living room, and fireplace – that connect through a sizeable deck with a glass-walled hot tub. The panoramic ocean views make it easy to stay in, while the 90-step walk to the beach (including benches to rest along the way) makes it easy to get out.

Beach Front Lodge and Loft: This 5-bedroom/3-bathroom home is ideal for very large groups and family reunions, as it sleeps as many as 16 people in a lodge-style environment with two living rooms each offering oceanfront views and an additional kitchenette in the upper family room. There’s something for everyone with a grassy private yard perfect for games and barbequing, glass fireplace, sunset viewing areas, a cozy “secret” attic, games and entertainment, and easy access to the beach.

Heathergate: If there are people in your group who can’t walk up and downstairs, Heathergate is one of the most ideal beach house rentals. Lincoln City, Oregon visitors will enjoy easy access to the beach from this 5-bedroom/2-bathroom home offering stunning views, a cozy fireplace, charming vaulted ceiling with knotted pine, a lovely patio, and fully stocked kitchen to prepare gourmet meals. 

Pirates Lookout: How would you like to enjoy stunning views of the Pacific Ocean from a hot tub on a private deck, a comfortable living room, or a family room that’s perfect for activities? The Pirates Lookout offers all that with room to sleep as many as ten people throughout the four bedrooms and additional living spaces, as well as three bathrooms to ensure an easy morning and evening routine.  

Seabird Cottage: If you have a group of up to eight people, this might be your ideal beach vacation rental in Lincoln City. The 4-bedroom/3.5-bathroom property has received a rating of 4.9 stars from 95 satisfied reviewers, perhaps because of amenities including a hot tub, floor-to-ceiling windows, stunning ocean views, plenty of games, and other entertainment options.

Shoreline Chateau: This 4-bedroom/2-bathroom home magically sleeps up to 10 people throughout a spacious property overlooking the Central Oregon Coast. A hot tub with killer views and more luxuries than you probably have at home makes this chateau feel like a breath of fresh air.

Stairs to the Sea: As the name suggests, this 5-bedroom/2-bathroom home offers easy access to the beach down a short flight of stairs with only seven steps. It’s also a historic home built in the 1920s with beamed ceilings and handcrafted woodwork but has been lovingly restored with all the modern conveniences such as a gas fireplace, hot tub, flat-screen TV, and gourmet kitchen. The property sleeps up to 10 people.

Starry Night: Looking for an elegant beachfront home to accommodate as many as 11 sleeping guests? Starry Night is the 4-bedroom/4.5-bathroom house you’re looking for, with awe-inspiring views of the ocean and all the comforts of home plus a few extra luxuries. There are four private suites, including a master suite, as well as a sleeper sofa near the fireplace in the comfortable living room. It also includes a family room, gaming area, oceanfront deck with hot tub, fully stocked kitchen, and dining room.

Don’t wait, as bookings are sure to sell out fast on these beach vacation rentals. Lincoln City is calling your name this spring!


Foodie Fun Coming to Lincoln City, Oregon this February

With crisp winter weather and great deals on beach house rentals, Lincoln City, Oregon is a surprisingly idyllic destination for a relaxing vacation or weekend away in February. It’s also a famously tasty destination for food, wine, and beer throughout the year. And with plenty of fun activities coming up, there’s good reason to book your stay today and make your way to Lincoln City as soon as possible. This charming seaside town that boasts 7½ miles of beautiful Central Oregon coastline and a bustling culinary scene is the place to be this time of year. Here are just a few of the upcoming activities that might whet your appetite for a getaway to Lincoln City, Oregon before this February is through.

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February 1st – March 1st at our Oregon Beach Houses & Condos
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The Newport Seafood & Wine Festival

The nearby city of Newport is hosting its annual Seafood & Wine Festival this Thursday, February 20 through Sunday, February 23 starting at noon each day. The popular festival showcases more than 150 premium wines from the Pacific Northwest region and features a wide range of meals and produce from local artisans, chefs, and other culinary professionals. Just head on over to the Newport Marina with your appetite and cash on hand to enjoy this seafood and wine extravaganza that is just a short drive from our conveniently located beach vacation rentals. Lincoln City is about 25 miles up the Oregon Coast Highway from the town of Newport.  

Mardi Gras at the Beachcrest Brewing Company

Beachcrest Brewing Company is hosting a Mardi Gras party this Saturday, February 22 and Sunday, February 23 with delicious food and live music for partygoers of all ages. Hot Sorcery will be serving creole Cajun food from their food cart as the Matt and Amy White Quartet perform from 7:00-9:00 PM on Saturday and Patty George and Friends perform from 4:00-7:00 PM on Sunday. You can find Beachcrest Brewing Company in the Salishan Market Place in Gleneden Beach, Oregon, just south of Lincoln City.

Hands-On Cooking Classes at the Lincoln City Culinary Center

The fabulous events at Lincoln City’s Culinary Center are reason alone to book one of our beach condo rentals. Lincoln City is fortunate to have this cutting-edge center where Culinary Manager Donna Riani and Culinary Assistant Larayne Higgins regularly take guests on gastronomic journeys that end with new skills learned and a delicious meal to enjoy. This Saturday, February 22, they are hosting a Hands-On Bacon Class from 11:00 AM to 2:00 PM with a menu featuring bacon and cornbread stuffed pork, chicken with sourdough croutons and bacon, baked oysters with bacon, roasted cabbage with bacon gremolata, BLTA salad, bacon jam, buttery dinner rolls, and bacon apple tart. They are also hosting a Hands-On Gluten Intolerant Latin American Class on February 29 from 11:00 AM to 2:00 PM with a menu featuring shrimp ceviche with tostones; chorizo and manchego croquettes; chicken picadillo empanadas; steak, caramelized onion and blue cheese tostado; corn tortillas; tequila beans; onion and tomato curtido; and gluten-free white chocolate cupcakes with chocolate ganache. Visit CulinaryCenterLincolnCity.com for more information. In addition to these delectable events for foodies, wine-lovers and beer aficionados, there are plenty of opportunities to eat and drink to your heart’s content throughout Lincoln City. The wide range of restaurants, bars, cafes, bistros, and artisanal marketplaces are also complemented by live music venues, museums, galleries, theatres, and – of course – the beautiful beaches. There are plenty of delicious reasons to visit Lincoln City in February, and the prices are lower than you would find in the “peak season” of summer. So, what are you waiting for? Book your beach house rental today and keep the February foodie fun coming in Lincoln City, Oregon!

February Savings to Inspire Spontaneous Oregon Coast Getaways

With beach house rentals available including a 3rd night free until the 1st of March, could it be time to plan that last-minute getaway to the Central Oregon Coast that you’ve been dreaming of? Whether you’re inspired by Valentine’s Day to create a special experience with your special someone, looking for a quick getaway with family or friends, or just want to enjoy some beautiful beach views in peaceful solitude, you’ll want to jump on this opportunity. Guests who mention the free third night while booking any A1 Beach Rentals properties in February will be treated to this extraordinary deal just for booking a two-night stay. Sounds too good to pass up? Keep reading to learn more about your options for an unexpected February getaway along the beautiful coastline of Lincoln City, Oregon.  

February Beach Rental Special!
Get a 3rd night free when you stay from
February 1st – March 1st at our Beach Houses & Condos
*Must Mention Free 3rd Night When Booking

Explore Your Beach Vacation Rental Options

A1 Beach Rentals offers 26 different beach condo rentals and vacation homes including modern, craftsman, and historic properties that sleep anywhere from one to 16 guests. Some of the more popular options include the Nantucket (a charmingly restored one-bed/one-bath condo), Kristy’s Cottage (a two-bed/one-bath cottage with panoramic views of Gleneden Beach), and Starry Night (an elegant oceanfront home with four bedrooms and 4.5 bathrooms to suit large groups). This is just a taste of the options you might have to choose from, but you can expect a certain level of coastal comfort in each and every property. Stunning views, gourmet kitchens, fully stocked linen cabinets and entertainment systems come standard, plus you can expect some extra touches such as a hot tub or observation deck to sweeten the deal. All properties are also conveniently located next to the beach and other local attractions such as the Chinook Winds Casino Resort. Some properties even offer private beach access mere steps from the door – a truly luxurious way to enjoy nature’s majesty along Lincoln City’s 7½ miles of superb coastline.

Why February is a Great Time to Explore Lincoln City

Summer may be the most popular time to visit any beach town, but there are many reasons why February is an excellent time to book one of our beach vacation rentals. Oregon is in full romantic bloom thanks to Valentine’s Day, for starters. You can find an assortment of wining and dining options, from a tasting at Depoe Bay Winery to dinner at Fathom’s Restaurant & Bar or Chinook’s Seafood Grill to the fun, hands-on events at the Lincoln City Culinary Center. It’s also a great month for antiquing with Antique & Collectibles Week, which includes a special drop of 300 antique Japanese glass floats on the beach.

If arts and crafts are more your thing, there are also numerous workshops taking place in Lincoln City during the month of February that are ideal for couples, families, friends, and solo travelers alike. The Dye Your Own Silk Scarf Workshop at the Artists’ Studio Association, Glass Mosaic Mirror Frame Workshop at the Lincoln City Cultural Center, and 2-Day Landscape Workshop (Realism to Abstract) at the Artists’ Studio Association classroom are just a few of the events taking place. And if you prefer to view and purchase works of fine art rather than making them yourself, then you will also find yourself spoiled for choice with a host of galleries, museums, and arts and crafts shops to choose from.

Whatever you’re looking for in a spontaneous getaway to the Central Oregon Coast, one thing is certain: this free third night deal won’t last long. Contact A1 Beach Rentals today and book your last-minute getaway before February is over.

Create a Dreamy Winter Experience on the Central Oregon Coast

Booking one of our cozy beach house rentals is your first step to a dreamy winter experience in and around Lincoln City, Oregon. The Central Oregon Coast comes alive with stormy weather during the winter months, making it an excellent time to enjoy the local food and drink indoors, and after storms, you will find ideal opportunities for beachcombing and exhilarating walks. With the right beach vacation rentals, Oregon can be a winter wonderland for visitors from near and far. Let us take care of your accommodations – we’ll make sure you have a better home away from your home – then Lincoln City and its surrounding areas will be yours to explore. Here are just a few of the exciting events coming up in Lincoln City to keep your winter spirits warm.

February Beach Rental Special!
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February 1st – March 1st at our Beach Houses & Condos
*Must Mention Free 3rd Night When Booking

2020 Beachcombing “Exploriences”

Over the next few months, visitors are welcome to stop by the SW 33rd Street Beach Access in Lincoln City at specified dates and times to embark on a beachcombing “explorience” in search of agates, gemstones, jasper, petrified wood, and other oceanic treasures that wash ashore. A local expert will guide you during the approximately one-hour clinic, which does not require any sort of fees or pre-registration. Just show up ready to explore! The 2020 Beachcombing Exploriences are set to take place on February 1 at 9AM; Wednesday, February 5 at 1PM; Saturday, February 15 at 9AM; Thursday, February 20 at 2PM; Sunday, March 1 at 9AM; Saturday, March 7 at 2PM; Sunday, March 15 at 10AM; Saturday, March 28 at 8AM; Wednesday, April 1 at noon; and Saturday, April 4 at 2PM.

Winterfest Siletz: River of Dreams

The famous Siletz Bay Music Festival takes place in Lincoln City every summer and the organizers of this event have expanded to form a nonprofit that puts on musical events throughout the year to fund the big summer festival. This year’s Winterfest event is expanding on this tradition with a Siletz Sampler of festival musicians at Lincoln City Cultural Center on February 1 at 5 PM with dinner at 6 PM for $95. For more information about this gala fundraising event, call (541) 264-5828 or search for Siletz Bay Music online.

54th Super Bowl Parties Galore

With the 54th Super Bowl set to take place this February 2, there are sure to be countless viewing parties in every town and city across the country. Lincoln City will be no different – if you are in town on Superbowl Sunday you will have numerous options to choose from, ranging from restaurants and breweries to house parties and community gatherings. The Super Party 54 at Chinook Winds Convention Center is one of the most popular options, with parties starting one hour before the 3:30PM kickoff time and 12 giant screens to ensure every seat is a good one. All guests will receive one entry ticket for the virtual drawings that will take place throughout the afternoon, a no-host bar will be available, and there will be stadium-style food for sale.

Before you can enjoy any of this winter fun, though, you must first book a stay in one of our beach vacation rentals. Then Lincoln City, Oregon will be yours for the taking!

How to Make the Most of Your Holiday on the Oregon Coast

With a host of cozy beach house rentals to call home for the holidays, Lincoln City is an idyllic place to get away for Christmas on the Central Oregon Coast. There’s also plenty to do on the coast this time of year. Whether you are looking for a fun and festive time, or just want some time away from the hustle and bustle to unwind, you can have it your way in this charming seaside town that boasts 7½ miles of majestic beaches. Here are a few of our top picks for holiday activities to get you in the spirit this season in Lincoln City.

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Artisanal Shopping Galore

There are plenty of shopping opportunities in Lincoln City, from the famous outlet shops to the numerous locally owned businesses peppered around Highway 101. If you want to find some of Oregon’s best vendors all in one place, though, you won’t want to miss the Artisan Faire that takes place at Salishan Marketplace every Friday from 11:00 AM to 4:00 PM. You’ll find an assortment of handmade goods and unique crafts that make perfect gifts this time of year. Upcoming faire dates include Friday, December 20 and Friday, December 27. Why not book one of our beach condo rentals and make a weekend of it?

Family Fun with the North Pole Express

The North Pole Express has set up shop at Chinook Winds Play Palace this December. For $17.95 per person, you can take a magical journey to the North Pole with singing, cookies, hot cocoa, visits with Santa Claus, and all sorts of fun for the little ones. There will be a family night on Friday, December 20 from 5:45 PM to 8:00 PM and a final matinee (for children ages 3-11 only) on Saturday, December 21 from 12:45 PM to 3:00 PM.

Winter Solstice Celebrations

The winter solstice takes place this December 21, and the Central Oregon Coast is a beautiful place to enjoy Mother Nature as the season turns. To mark the occasion, Lincoln City’s Driftwood Public Library will be holding a winter solstice celebration on Friday, December 20 with poetry, music, and yummy cookies starting at 6:30 PM. Marci’s Bar & Bistro on Northwest Highway 101 will also be holding a formal winter solstice soiree on Saturday, December 21 at 6:00 PM. Book your reservations in advance if you want to enjoy a unique storytelling event along with your three-course dinner, which will be followed by music and dancing.

Celebrate Christmas Eve with Song

This Christmas Eve, the Lincoln City Cultural Center will host Winter Glow: A Christmas Eve Celebration Song sponsored by the First Baptist Church of Lincoln City. The evening of music will begin at 6:30 PM with the band Cross Generation, followed by the mother-daughter duo Strawberry Charlotte and a bells performance by The Beard Family Bells. There will be plenty of opportunities for the crowd to join in as well.

Christmas Meals for a Stress-Free Day

While guests can always cook up a storm in the gourmet kitchens that come standard in A1’s beach vacation rentals, Oregon is also a great state to dine out – even on Christmas Day. You can enjoy the bounty of Oregonian produce at the Christmas Day Brunch at MIST @Surftides from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM, Buffet Christmas Dinner at Siletz Bay Buffet in Chinook Winds Casino Resort from 11 AM to 9 PM, Christmas Day Buffet at Fathoms (in the Inn at Spanish Head) from noon to 7:00 PM, Christmas Dinner at the Rogue River Steakhouse in Chinook Winds Casino Resort from noon to 9:00 PM, Christmas Dinner at Chinook’s Seafood Grill from noon to 9:00 PM, or the Christmas Dinner at Maxwell’s Restaurant & Lounge starting at 1:00 PM.

Lincoln City, Oregon is a magical place year-round, but this beautiful part of the world really comes to life during the Christmas season. So, book your beach house rentals today and enjoy the holidays on the Central Oregon Coast!

November Special Makes Nantucket Beach Rental a Bargain

There’s never been a better time to book one of those fabulous beach house rentals Lincoln City, Oregon is known for. With A1 Beach Rentals’ generous November Special, you can book Nantucket – a quaint one-bedroom/one-bathroom beach house built in 1927 – starting at only $99 per night. With one of the best beach vacation rentals Lincoln City has to offer available for such a great price, you can forget your worries and get away to the Central Oregon Coast without breaking the bank. It’s the perfect rental with a view for two. Keep reading to learn more about this unbelievable November Special!

November Special! Book Nantucket A quaint
1927 beach home with hot tub starting at $99 Per Night

A Vacation House to Remember

This charming home features original wainscoting walls, white trim, and French doors opening to a beautiful deck. You’ll love the patio with hot tub, private yard, and beach access only one block away. You and a companion can also walk up to a second observation deck with comfortable chairs and a partial view of the ocean, making it the perfect space for sunbathing or sunset viewing. If the weather outside is frightful, you’ll also appreciate the comfortable bedding, cozy furniture, and wood fireplace. You can entertain yourselves with a stereo system, cable television, DVD player, VCR, classic VHS movies, and WIFI throughout the property. Then there’s the full kitchen that boasts everything you need to prepare gourmet meals including a refrigerator, oven, stove, microwave, crock pot, coffee maker, toaster, cookware, and utensils. The home also features a washer and dryer, bathroom with shower, and fresh linens and towels

Don’t Forget the Beach Access!

The Central Oregon Coast is dotted with beach condo rentals. Lincoln City might just be the perfect point to situate yourself on this coast, due to its 7 ½ miles of pristine beaches. And the Nantucket might just be one of the most ideally located vacation rentals of them all, considering that beach access is only one block away. Within minutes you can be enjoying any number of different activities depending on the weather. Some popular pastimes include beachcombing, biking, boating, boogie boarding, kite-flying, nature-walking, picnicking, storm-chasing, sun-worshipping, surfing, whale-watching, and wildlife viewing. The Nantucket is also only a short drive away from world-renowned crabbing in Siletz Bay or deep-sea fishing in Depoe Bay, as well as a host of nearby hiking trails.   

Everything Else You Need for a Perfect Getaway

You’ll find virtually endless ways to keep yourself busy and happy if you decide to take advantage of A1 Beach Rentals’ November Special on the Nantucket beach rental. Chinook Winds Casino is nearby with its golf course, entertainment venues, restaurants, and bars. Salishan Resort is also only a short drive away with a spa, golf course, dining, and shopping. The Lincoln City Outlets are another attraction for shopaholics, and those who prefer a bit of culture might be drawn to the community stage at Theatre West of Lincoln City. Other nearby services, amenities, and venues include:

  • art galleries
  • community center, library, playground, skatepark, and other public spaces
  • craft stores and gift shops
  • culinary center and cultural center
  • fitness center
  • glass blowing studio in Taft
  • grocery store, post office, ATM, etc.
  • medical services
  • miniature golf
  • movie theatre
  • museums
  • restaurants

Whether you’re thinking of getting away for a romantic weekend for two, a solo adventure, or a fun few days with one of your favorite people, Nantucket is for you. Book now to take advantage of this November Special and start packing your bags!

October Special on Huge Beach Front Lodge and Loft Located in Lincoln City, OR

If you’re shopping around for group-getaway-ready beach house rentals, Lincoln City Oregon could just be your dream destination this October. For the rest of the month, A1 Beach Rentals is offering $50 off weekend bookings and $25 off weekday bookings when you and your loved ones choose the Beach Front Lodge and Loft, making it an excellent time to indulge. This property can sleep as many as 16 people comfortably, which also makes it the perfect choice for a reunion or just a little time away with the gang. And with 7½ miles of gorgeous beaches at your doorstep, a world-class casino and entertainment venues, a rich arts and culture scene, and countless ways to enjoy Mother Nature, Lincoln City truly is a wonderland. You’re sure to be tempted once you read more about this magnificent beach house rental.

October Special! Save $50 on your weekend stay or $25 for a weekday
when you book Beach Front Lodge and Loft

Newly Remodeled and Ready for Renters

When visiting the Central Oregon Coast this fall, you might find that there is no shortage of beach vacation rentals. Lincoln City alone offers many rental options to choose from. Not all vacation homes are created equal, though, especially when compared to the Beach Front Lodge and Loft. This oceanfront property offers wraparound views from floor-to-ceiling windows in the living spaces, a private viewing deck, a private grassy yard perfect for playing croquet or barbequing, a giant media room with 75-inch TV, and family room with games for all ages. The five bedrooms in this lodge-style home can sleep as many as 16 people and include a master bedroom with a king-sized bed and a twin bedroom with foosball. The gourmet kitchen has everything you need to feed an army, but there is also a kitchenette in the upper family room. Everyone is sure to enjoy the gazebo, cigar house, and Adirondack chairs for outdoor lounging, but if the weather outside is ghastly then you and your loved ones can enjoy the large stone mantel with gas fireplace while the kids might enjoy the secret attic and window boxes.

Property Features Galore

In addition to the property features described above, you will also enjoy the following comforts and conveniences at the Beach Front Lodge and Loft:

  • Media and family rooms include cable television, CD player, DVD player, flat screen TV, foosball table, kids’ games, and more.
  • Full kitchen includes a gas grill, stove, oven, refrigerator, microwave, dishwasher, blender, coffeemaker, cookware, crockpot, toaster, and utensils.
  • Additional features include a modern shower and bathtub, separate bathroom in the master suite, Wi-Fi throughout the property, washer and dryer, linens, ironing board, and parking for as many as six cars.

Nearby Attractions to Make Your Trip

The beach is probably the biggest local attraction with opportunities for beach walking, beachcombing, boating, kite flying, lighthouse visiting, whale-watching, and more. The Beach Front Lodge and Loft offers easy access to tide-pooling from right outside the front of the house, but it’s also only a short drive for crabbing at Siletz Bay and deep-sea fishing at Depoe Bay. After driving 20 miles south, you will also find the famous Newport Aquarium. Other nearby natural wonders include rivers, hiking trails, biking trails, and a playground for the kids. You could do nothing but enjoy nature while visiting Lincoln City and leave very happy, but there are many additional attractions and local services to make your stay picture perfect:  

  • Chinook Winds Casino, golf courses, miniature golf, and a movie theatre are all nearby.
  • An area fitness center and community center offer swimming and much more.
  • Local library, museums, theatre, art galleries, culinary center, and sightseeing are nearby.
  • You’ll find craft shopping, outlet shopping, and numerous gift and arts/crafts shops.
  • There is a wide variety of restaurants, bars, breweries, and cafes in the area.
  • The property is also close to gas stations, mini marts, grocery stores, ATM, FedEx, post office, and medical services.

The Central Oregon Coast is home to a variety of beach houses and beach condo rentals. Lincoln City in particular is home to one of the biggest, most luxurious, and most charming of them all. The Beach Front Lodge and Loft is perfect for large families, groups of families, reunions, groups of friends, and groups of couples. If you have a big trip planned this October, it’s the perfect place for the whole gang at a great price. Book today to make sure you enjoy these savings on this magnificent property.