Top 10 Attractions That Make Lincoln City a Destination to Look Forward to!

We look forward to welcoming visitors back to our beach house rentals in 2021 when it’s safe to reopen. Travel might currently be restricted, but there is plenty to look forward to when visitors can once again check into our beach vacation rentals. Oregon locals are also fortunate to have a world-class destination at their fingertips once we’ve turned a corner. To celebrate the good news on the horizon, we’ve compiled a list of the top 10 attractions in Lincoln City, Oregon that make this special part of the Pacific Northwest a great destination. Here are 10 excellent reasons to visit Lincoln City once travel restrictions are lifted:

  1. Chinook Winds Casino and Resort Center. This popular resort operated by the Confederated Tribes of Siletz includes a 35,000 square foot convention center, two floors of gaming, an arcade, live entertainment, multiple restaurants, a hotel with 227 rooms, daycare services, an immaculate golf course, and much more.

  2. Mossy Creek Pottery. Located in a quaint farmhouse cottage down a picturesque, forested lane off Highway 101, Mossy Creek Pottery is a destination for ceramic art lovers. More than 40 ceramic artists from the Pacific Northwest region display and sell their works here. A wide range of styles, techniques, and glazes are represented.

  3. Alderhouse Glass Blowers. Visitors are treated to a unique experience at Alder House, where experienced glass blowers work their magic right in front of your eyes and not behind a glass wall like some other blown glass studios. You can ask as many questions as you’d like, and of course, buy something before you leave! Lincoln City is known for blown glass, so you don’t want to leave without a unique glass piece.

  4. Lincoln City Outlets. Shopping is one of the top reasons to book one of our vacation homes or beach condo rentals. The Lincoln City Outlets ought to be the first stop on any future retail therapy excursions. The outlets offer dining, entertainment, and shopping from 49 top retailers ranging from American Eagle to Van Heusen.

  5. Siletz Bay Park. This park might just be a small patch of grass with a gazebo and education center, but it offers access to one of the most beautiful bays on the Oregon coast with amazing views of the Pacific. Siletz Bay is an ideal spot for clamming, crabbing, beach bonfires, and other seaside activities.  

  6. Connie Hansen Garden Conservancy. Visitors are invited to enjoy this beautiful garden from dawn to dusk seven days a week once it reopens. Wheelchair users and pets on leashes are also welcome. As you explore the grounds you will find many enchanting lanes and charming areas to sit, plus a gift shop where you can shop for plants and souvenirs. Purchases and donations also help support public access to the gardens.

  7. Taft Bay. If you’re visiting Lincoln City, you have to stop at the historic bayfront district on the southern side of the town known as Taft Bay. During a typical day, visitors can find artists, galleries, independent merchants, shops, bars, restaurants, and special events throughout the buzzing commercial district. The bay itself also offers a great place to take a walk, sit on a piece of driftwood, enjoy the view, and light a bonfire after dark.  

  8. Prehistoric. This is one of the most unique shops and education centers on the Oregon Coast, offering an impressive selection of fossils, meteorites, and minerals with a highly knowledgeable staff on hand to ask questions and provide information.

  9. Roads End State Recreation Site. When the beaches are too windy or crowded, head to the calm shelter of Roads End State Recreation Site to take a stroll, explore the tidepools, and discover a hidden cove at the end of a short path starting at a creek in the headlands. Just make sure to leave the cove before high tide, or you might find yourself stuck!

  10. Lincoln City Glass Center. Anyone exploring the blown glass traditions of Lincoln City should visit the glass center before leaving town. Here you can learn all about glass blowing and even learn how to create your own blown glass creation, which you can purchase and take home with you.

This is just the tip of the iceberg for anyone planning a trip to our beach house rentals in 2021. Lincoln City is a beach destination with virtually endless ways to spend your days at a safe point in the not-so-distant future. We look forward to welcoming you then!

Lincoln City’s Coastal Wildlife Is Easy to Enjoy from Dry Land

People come to stay in A1’s beach house rentals for many reasons, but enjoying the Great Outdoors is one of the most popular motivations for booking a stay in this part of the world. Lincoln City is ideally situated on the Oregon Coast with 7½ miles of stunning beaches, numerous public parks, and plenty of hiking trails where it’s easy to enjoy the area’s coastal wildlife without straying to far from any of our beach vacation rentals. Oregon is known for green trees, blue lakes, majestic ocean views, wild creatures, and all things nature. Why not book your stay now and look forward to enjoying all the coastal wildlife that this area has to offer?

Deer, Elk, and Butterflies Abound

You are bound to come in contact with some beautiful wildlife if you visit a local park or embark on one of the many hiking trails in and around Lincoln City. As long as you respect the boundaries of local animals and insects, and leave their environment as you left it, wildlife watching can be a marvelous pastime for the whole family or even for a solo adventure. You might not even need to visit a park or hiking trail to spot a Black-Tailed Mule Deer, though, as they are often spotted around Lincoln City’s residential neighborhoods. Roosevelt Elk, on the other hand, moves in herds around Devils Lake, nearby Cascade Head, and various local pastures. Cascade Head is also a great place to spot Oregon Silverspot Butterflies during warmer weather, as the Cascade Head Nature Conservancy supports a captive rearing program.

A Bird Watcher’s Delight

The secret is out: Lincoln City, Oregon is a great place for bird watching. Whether you book a quick weekend in one of our beach condo rentals or gather your bird watching gang for an extended stay, you’ll find no shortage of gorgeous coastal birds to spot, photograph, and check off your list. The Western Sandpiper is Oregon’s most common migrating shorebird, so you’re sure to spot some of those, as well as the ever-present Western Gulls and Pelagic Cormorant that call this area home year-round. Great Blue Herons, Great White Egrets, and Osprey are also commonly spotted around Siletz Bay. Some other local birds are less common, but still possible to spot with a close eye. The Western Snowy Plover can be found in nests on dry mudflats and open, sandy beaches, for example, but their populations have unfortunately declined. Bald Eagles have fortunately been removed from the endangered species list and can be spotted around Devils Lake and Siletz Bay. The Brown Pelican, Bufflehead, Dusky Canada Goose, Tufted Puffin, and Wood Duck can also be spotted when the time is right, usually around fall or winter. Of course, the ocean also offers a wondrous array of sea life to observe, from whales to starfish. In addition to wildlife, the weather itself can offer some wild experiences, so even if it’s raining outside you will be treated to the wonders of storm-watching on the Oregon Coast. Book your stay today and enjoy everything the Oregon Coast has to offer outside!

Appreciate the Marine Life in Lincoln City, Oregon

Booking one of Al’s beach house rentals is your ticket to a world of marine life in and around Lincoln City, Oregon. From whale-watching along the coast to hiking river trails in search of otters, there are countless ways to appreciate this marine life without disturbing the beauty of the local landscape. The even better news is that many of the best spots for enjoying Lincoln City’s marine wildlife are in close proximity to our most popular beach vacation rentals. Oregon coastal wildlife will be here when you’re ready to explore. Following are a few of the most beloved marine wildlife that calls this part of the Oregon coast home:

Harbor Seals. If you find yourself in Lincoln City at the Southwest 51st Street bay access point or on the Salishan Spit at Siletz Bay, you might be lucky enough to catch a colony of harbor seals that call this area home. Harbor seals are elegant in the water and adept at hunting offshore, but weighing in at about 300 lbs., they can be a bit clumsy on the land. That just adds to their cuteness. It’s inadvisable to walk up to a harbor seal and try to touch it, though, especially if it’s a baby whose mother might be nearby. Marine wildlife is best appreciated from afar.   

Otters. While it’s rare to spot a sea otter on the Oregon coast, local hikers often spot river otters in the tributaries that lead to the ocean. If you book one of our beach house rentals you can easily get to Schooner Creek in south Lincoln City, the Salmon River in north Lincoln City, or the Siletz River that leads to Siletz Bay. These cute marine creatures are also sometimes spotted at the Devil’s Lake State Recreation Center.   

Sea Lions. The California Sea Lion does not only live in California but all along the Pacific Coastline in the United States and Canada. While they can be cute from afar, male sea lions can be as long as seven feet and weigh as much as 850 pounds! If you’re around in summer, you might even be lucky enough to spot a sea lion pup, as this is when they are typically born.   

Sea Stars. Many of our vacation homes and beach condo rentals are within walking distance of local beaches that are great for tide-pooling. Sea stars, also known as starfish, are one of the most wondrous creatures you can find in the tide-pools with their many legs that make them look like a bit like a celestial body. They love this area because they can feed on their favorite foods including clams, fish, and oysters.    

Whales. One of the most popular activities for visitors along the Oregon coast is whale-watching. Whether on a boat, on the beach, atop a bluff, or in the comfort of a beach house rental offering stunning ocean views, there are many ways to watch for whales in Lincoln City. Pacific gray whales migrate to the Oregon coast all the way from Baja, Mexico and enjoy jumping above the water into the air when they stop to rest along various areas of the Pacific coast. Your best bet for spotting gray whales is to visit in the winter (December and January) or the spring (February to May) and make your way to an elevated area with a view in the early morning.

Whenever you find yourself in Lincoln City, the marine wildlife will be there in the great outdoors. A beach house rental is a perfect home base to explore these natural wonders. So, book your stay today and start planning the adventure.    

Lincoln City Beach House Rentals Spared from Fire and Sheltering Evacuees

The team at A1 Beach Rentals is grateful to report that all of their people and properties, including all 26 beach house rentals, have been spared from the Echo Mountain Fires. Residents and business owners all throughout Lincoln City had fears of losing it all, and the team at A1 certainly shared those fears as the fires raced towards town. It is saddening to hear of all the homes that burned just over the hill, but one silver lining is that some evacuees have been able to find solace in A1’s beach vacation rentals. Oregon is going through a tough time right now, but the local reactions have been filled with random acts of kindness and the onshore flow is bringing clean air back to Lincoln City.

Stories of Kindness from Lincoln City

Members of the A1 team were out with hoses ready as the Echo Mountain Fires threatened Lincoln City. While the fire never made its way to town, many from nearby towns such as Otis came to stay in Lincoln City as the conditions were not safe for them to return. One of the largest properties, The Pirate’s Lookout, was able to shelter 21 people (more than is normally allowed for vacation rental) during these extreme and unexpected circumstances. Many smaller beach condo rentals were available for evacuees, as well. And while the fires are now nearing containment, the stories of random acts of kindness continue to pour in. One example is a property owner, who resides in California and almost lost her home to fires last year, who sent a $500 gift to the person who cleans her property in Lincoln City to help offset evacuation costs. Many different people and organizations spring to life immediately and started organizing donation drives and other relief efforts, and such stories of generosity continue pouring in as the firefighting and cleanup efforts continue.    

What You Can Do to Help

Want to know how you can help those affected by these recent fires? The Lincoln County Emergency Management website now has a donation and volunteer section you can visit to learn more. There is currently a need for cash donations. If you are in or near Lincoln City and would like to personally drop off a donation to help those affected by the Echo Mountain wildfire, many local churches and charities are currently accepting donations. The Lincoln City church community has also opened a central distribution center in the Lincoln City Outlets for those in need of donated supplies, but this is not a donation drop-off center. Call (541) 265-0621 to inquire about donation pickups and volunteer opportunities. As these efforts continue, there is no doubt Lincoln City will be back to its glorious coastal state in a short time. The good news is that air quality is already better here than many other parts of Oregon, thanks largely to the onshore flow, and it continues to improve every day. Call (503) 232-5984 or contact A1 Beach Rentals online to learn more about available beach house

Lincoln City Offers Bird Watchers a Tranquil Environment to Explore

Birding is a growing pastime that brings more visitors each year to Lincoln City’s beach house rentals. Lincoln City, Oregon is an excellent place for birders to explore bays, lakes, meadows, forests, and trails for species ranging from Bald Eagles to Blue Herons to Sandpipers and so much in between. Your first step is to book one A1’s comfortable beach vacation rentals. Lincoln City weather changes noticeably from season to season, so you’ll want to check that the conditions will be like before your arrival. Then pack a sturdy pair of boots, gloves, an all-weather jacket, sunscreen, and, of course, binoculars. If you’re lucky you might see most of the 13 following species, but whatever you do, leave the local habitat as you left it and always observe any signage in nesting areas. Happy bird watching

Lincoln City, Oregon is an excellent place for birders to explore bays, lakes, meadows, forests, and trails for species ranging from Bald Eagles to Blue Herons to Sandpipers.

Lincoln City and County’s Majestic Bird Species

Bald Eagle: Look for bald eagles in the trees near Devil’s Lake and Siletz Bay. Thankfully, these beautiful birds were removed from the endangered species list in 2007!  

Brown Pelican: The endangered brown pelicans, which are known for their dark color and ability to plunge into the water to catch food, can be seen spring-fall on Siletz Bay and the ocean.

Bufflehead: These black-and-white ducks with purple-green throats can be seen diving deep into the water to find plants and fish to feed around Siletz Bay and on Devil’s Lack.

Dusky Canada Goose: During the winter you may spot these migrating Canadian geese with brown bodies, long black necks, and black “caps” near Salishan Spa & Golf Resort.

Great Blue Heron: If you’re around Siletz Bay you may sneak a peek of one of these big, blue-grey birds with long legs perfect for hanging out in saltwater and spotting their prey.

Great White Egret: These formidable herons with black legs and orange bills are also often found around Siletz Bay’s calm, salt waters.

Osprey: The odds are good that you’ll see an Osprey if you book one of our beach condo rentals. Lincoln City is home to many of these hawks with brown wings and white bellies spotted around Devil’s Lake, Siletz Bay, Siletz River, and more areas south of the city.  

Pelagic Cormorant: You can spot these birds any time of year. They inhabit a large, local colony 10 miles south of Lincoln City at Cape Foulweather.

Tufted Puffin: These puffins are difficult to spot, as they spend winters at sea and nest on rocks near the coast. Your best bet is visiting Newport’s Oregon Coast Aquarium.

Western Gull: Like the Pelagic Cormorant, the Oregon Coast’s largest permanent population of the Western Gull is found in and around Lincoln City. Just watch out, as they love to scavenge.

Western Sandpiper: The odds are also good that you’ll see this bird with a slim, dark bill and dark legs while visiting Lincoln City. They are Oregon’s Coast most common migrating shorebird.

Western Snowy Plover: These shorebirds can be spotted nesting around the dry mudflats and expansive, sandy beaches of the Central and Southern Oregon Coast.

Wood Duck: If you’re taking a stroll around Devil’s Lake you may notice these colorful, striking ducks. You might even spot the “nest boxes” that people have installed for them.

Whether you’re an avid birder, or just thinking of trying bird watching for the first time, Lincoln City is a great place to spend a few days enjoying nature. You’ll also find many other fascinating types of wildlife and marine life as you explore the shores and inland areas. Book your Lincoln City beach vacation rental today and start planning your exploration of the Oregon coast!

August is the Perfect Time to Book Autumn Getaways in Lincoln City

Accommodations may have filled up quickly for the summer, but beach house rentals in Lincoln City, Oregon are widely available for bookings throughout the autumn months. Sure, the summer is winding down with kids returning to schoolwork and temperatures looking to cool down soon, but that means opportunities for long weekends and midweek getaways are about to expand. Once you look past August you will find many bookings available in September, October, and November for our most popular beach vacation rentals. Oregon beaches are beautiful year-round, so it’s the perfect time to book and look forward to falling in love with Lincoln City this fall.

Honored guests, we are overjoyed to announce our beachfront
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Just consider two of A1 Beach Rentals’ finest properties that might be perfect for your autumn getaway, one that is perfect for couples and is perfect for groups of up to 10 people:

The Anchor

This cozy spot on SW Anchor Ave is one of our most popular beach condo rentals for couples. The Anchor is technically the master suite to a larger property known as The Submarine, but it is completely private with its own entrance and nobody on either side of you, above you, or below you. After walking in from the second-floor entrance just off the street, one of the first things you’ll notice is the deck overlooking the beach. Draw the curtains and see the deck with its fabulous view of the ocean through sliding glass doors. You’ll also find this property’s best feature on the deck: a glass-enclosed private hot tub overlooking the beach and ocean. The Anchor also comes with a kitchenette, sofa, and fireplace. The beach is also just a short stroll away, where you’ll find plenty of space to walk on the sand and abundant tide pools to explore during low tide. This stretch of beach is also home to the famous Nelscott wave, which is only ¼-mile offshore and famed for annual surf competitions such as the Nelscott Reef Big Wave Classic that takes place between the start of October and the end of March.

The Porthole

The Porthole is one of our finest beach vacation rentals for larger groups, as it can accommodate as many as 10 people including guests and visitors. This completely furnished home a quiet, dead-end road that features an ocean view and a hot tub. As many as 10 people can sleep on three queen beds and four twin beds, and guests with mobility issues will appreciate that there are no stairs into the house from the parking like some other beachfront properties. You can cook gourmet meals in the fully stocked kitchen and adjoining dining area, which opens up to a private patio that is full of surprises. Open the doors and find a hot tub, picnic table, and charming yard all with stunning views of the ocean. There are more wonderful views from the picture windows in the living room, where you’ll also find a floor-to-ceiling river rock fireplace, vaulted ceiling, open beams, and a big-screen TV to keep everyone entertained. There are hardwood floors throughout the home and an additional wrap-around deck up top that is perfect for lounging on Adirondack chairs while enjoying ocean views, sunsets, or whale watching.

The team at A1 Beach Rentals wants to reassure all future guests that we take your health and safety seriously. We have always taken cleaning seriously, but we are working extra hard to sanitize every surface, follow all COVID-19 CDC Guidelines, and offer contactless check-in to enhance our already stringent policies. You will also find fresh linens and towels untouched by any other guests when you arrive. It’s a great time book your autumn getaway in Lincoln City, Oregon, so contact us at (503) 232-5984 or book one of our beach house rentals online today!

Get Away to One of the Coziest Beach Condo Rentals in Lincoln City, OR

We couldn’t be more excited to welcome guests back to our cozy condos offered at our Oregon beach rentals. Lincoln City reopened access to open spaces, trails, beaches, and parking lots as of May 19, and lodgings that meet county guidelines were allowed to reopen June 1. Wondering what this looks like? With rigorous cleaning procedures, contactless check-in, and other features to enhance your safety and convenience, guests can simply arrive at the coast and unlock one of our beach vacation rentals. Lincoln City is, of course, a great destination for families of all sizes, but the Oregon coast is also ideal for couples and small groups of friends looking to getaway. Today’s blog post will highlight one of A1 Beach Rentals’ most charming (and potentially romantic) beach condo rentals that friends, couples, and small families can escape to this summer: The Nantucket house.

We hope to welcome you soon and look forward to hearing more positive reviews from our guests as the summer continues! Book your stay today, and get away from it all with a beach house rental along the wide-open spaces of the Oregon Coast.

Cozy Charm and Rustic Romance at The Nantucket

The Nantucket is located at 1724 NW Harbor Avenue in Lincoln City and can accommodate up to four guests with one bedroom, one bathroom, and a cozy sleeper sofa in the open living space. You’ll also find much more than the basics here, especially when compared to other beach condo rentals. Lincoln City visitors will enjoy all the quaint details of this refurbished 1927 beach home such as original wainscoting walls and white trim, as well as all modern amenities and luxuries such as a hot tub with beautiful views. When it’s cold outside you can be nice and toasty indoors, enjoying a drink next to the fireplace, but when it’s warm outside you can walk through the French doors and find a barbeque on the fabulous lower deck. And if sunbathing is your thing, head straight up to the second observation deck to soak in as many rays as possible.  

One of the best things about staying at The Nantucket is the ideal location. The beach is only a block away, so you can be on the sand in minutes, but you’re still tucked away when you retreat back to your home base. This condo is also close to the Chinook Winds Casino Resort, a variety of shops and shopping centers, restaurants for takeout and/or dining, and grocery stores where you can pick up a few things if you prefer to cook from the comfort of your beach rental. With such a wonderful bounty of local produce, fine wines, and coastal catches, foodies are definitely in their element here.

A Few Final Notes to Make the Most of Your Stay

The Nantucket comes fully furnished and is equipped with a variety of convenient amenities such as a washer/dryer and a full kitchen featuring a microwave, oven, stovetop, refrigerator, coffee maker, toaster, cookware, crockpot, utensils, and more. You can also rest assured that all linens have been washed and all surfaces have been cleaned before your arrival. A1 Beach Rentals has always taken cleaning seriously, but the team is working harder than ever to sanitize every surface and not only meet but exceed, the CDC’s Covid-19 guidelines. We hope to welcome you soon and look forward to hearing more positive reviews from our guests as the summer continues! Book your stay today, and get away from it all with a beach house rental along the wide-open spaces of the Oregon Coast.

Dazzling Days and Starry Nights Await at Big Oregon Beach House Rental

A1 Beach Rentals is overjoyed to welcome guests to all of our Oregon beach house rentals once again. With the reopening of lodgings throughout the state, including beach vacation rentals in Lincoln City, vacationers have a variety of options to get away from home and enjoy the wonders of the coast. The Starry Night on NW Jetty Avenue is one of the largest and most elegant properties available for rent on the coast of Lincoln City, Oregon. This 4-bedroom, 4.5-bath home can sleep as many as 11 people with the ocean just a short stroll away, making it perfect for family reunions and larger groups looking to enjoy the beach for a few days. Keep reading and imagine yourself in this massively dazzling property!

We’ve always been serious about cleaning, but A1 Beach Rentals is working harder than ever to make sure our properties are clean and sanitary. You can rest assured that your Oregon Beach House or Condo rental is spotless!

The Beach is the Always the Biggest Draw

The Starry Night offers views of the white water and sandy beaches only 200 yards away at the Roads End State Park. This state park features a nearly hidden cove just north of Lincoln City with space for strolling, views of rocky islands, fascinating tidepools, and access to the headland. With smaller crowds and less wind compared to beaches in the center of town, this is truly a hidden gem in the Lincoln City area. Just make sure to head back from the lowest cove area before the end of low tide so you don’t get stuck for a few hours! The rustic and concealed nature of Roads End is all part of this beach’s charm, though. 

A Bed for Every Beach Lover – and Much More

This expansive coastal estate offers much more than easy access to the beach. As many as three cars can park at the property and even the entrance and front door are inviting for guests upon arrival. From there, visitors walk into the main floor featuring a living room and fully stocked, gourmet kitchen with a dining table that seats 10 in addition to a pub table with two chairs and three stools at the kitchen island. The upper level features four stunning bedrooms including one king bedroom with a full bathroom and jetted tub, another king bedroom with a shower in the bathroom, a queen bedroom with a shower in the bathroom, and an additional suite with three twin bunks. A total of four bathrooms are found on the upper level, as well as a washer and dryer. A convenient half bath is found downstairs near the living room that features a gas fireplace and sleeper sofa for additional guests. But that’s not all. Wi-Fi is available throughout and the living room is equipped with multiple televisions featuring HDTV and a DVD player, while the game room features air hockey, ping pong, and a pool table. The deck featuring a hot tub with ocean views is like the icing on the cake.  

A Final Note on Ensuring the Safety of Every Guest We’ve always been serious about cleaning, but A1 Beach Rentals is working harder than ever to make sure our properties are clean and sanitary. You can rest assured that your rental is spotless whether you book one of our cozy beach condo rentals or one of our larger estates like The Starry Night. We make sure every surface is sanitized and all linens are replaced, and we strive to exceed the CDC’s COVID-19 guidelines. It’s also important to note that Roads Ends State Park is asking visitors not to travel from too far away to enjoy the beach, to turn around if the beaches seem too crowded, and – as always – to pack out all trash that is brought into the park. If we all do our bit, we can enjoy the beaches, leave them as we left them, and keep each other safe. We look forward to welcoming you soon!

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!

Oregon Beaches are Officially Open!
Honored guests, we are overjoyed to announce our beachfront
homes & condos are available to book.

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.

Welcome Back to Our Beach Vacation Rentals on the Oregon Coast!

The beaches have reopened, and A1 Beach Rentals is back in business with plenty of available beach vacation rentals. Lincoln City is an excellent place to get away from it all with wide-open spaces to enjoy activities such as surfing, hiking, kite-flying, beachcombing, exploring the tidal pools, and making smores around a campfire in the great outdoors. With enhanced cleaning and sanitizing procedures to ensure your health and safety, guests can also enjoy peace of mind when staying in any one of our 25 beach house rentals. Lincoln City, Oregon is back in business, and we look forward to providing you with the space to hit the beach and enjoy nature in this beautiful part of the world!  

Oregon Beaches Officially Open!
Honored guests, we are overjoyed to announce our beachfront
homes & condos are available to book.

June Brings Good News for Oregon Beachgoers

The beaches officially reopened in Lincoln City in May and lodging was able to resume as of June 1, making it possible for visitors to return to our vacation homes and beach condo rentals. Lincoln City not only saw beaches reopen during this phase, but many parks and recreation areas reopened as well. Restaurants, bars, and retail outlets are also able to welcome diners, drinkers, and shoppers once again with new guidelines in place. The reopening guidelines for such businesses include spacing tables 6 feet apart, limiting the number of people inside at a time, and requiring employees to wear face masks. These added precautions should ensure a safe, healthy, and fun summer for locals and visitors alike on the Oregon coast.

New Lodging Protocols to Ensure Your Health & Safety

New sanitation and social distancing protocols were put in place when lodging and other businesses were allowed to reopen in June, and we are committed to meeting and exceeding these guidelines. Rooms are to be left empty for 24 hours between visitors, and vacation rentals are to be meticulously cleaned and sanitized before a new guest arrives. The cleaning staff is wearing masks and gloves, sanitizing all surfaces with CDC/ EPA approved disinfectants, washing linens with approved disinfectants at recommended temperatures, and replacing all unused linen and terry before a new guest arrives. We are also offering remote check-in to encourage social distancing. Your health and safety are our priority.

Supporting Local Businesses is this Summer’s Big Trend

A1 Beach Rentals is proud to be a locally owned and operated business in Lincoln City, Oregon. Supporting local and family-owned businesses in the area, from eateries to art shops, is a great way to help this community get back on its feet while you enjoy some time away this summer. There is no shortage of local culture and flavor to enjoy in this part of the world, and we encourage you and your loved ones to enjoy everything this city has to offer. You are sure to enjoy the bounty of Lincoln City and County while boosting the local economy.

There are plenty of bookings available for our beach house rentals this summer, so contact A1 Beach Rentals today at (503) 232-5984 or simply make your reservation online. We look forward to welcoming honored guests like you to Lincoln City once again!