Things are a little different when it comes to socializing, thanks to Covid! Live music has been put on hold, local events and gatherings are limited and dining out on vacation has a whole new set of rules. But … if your Oregon Coast vacation itinerary includes a night out on the town, it’s not all doom and gloom. While our quaint coastal villages shut down early compared to city life, there are plenty of fun places to gather with friends, meet the locals, enjoy a sundowner, experience the laid-back nightlife, and even bar-hop on the Oregon Coast! Set the [...]
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The festive season is a time to cherish those close to you, share much-loved traditions, indulge in festivities, and keep the holiday spirit alive. This year has seen the unexpected, the unprecedented, and a whole lot of chaos, so let’s make it a festive holiday season to remember. Don’t Let the Grinch Steal Your Joy This Festive Season! We all know the iconic tale about the Grinch that stole Christmas! The Grinch stole Christmas out of a deep sense of loneliness and isolation, which may have encountered during this strange and unexpected pandemic. This season looks a little different for [...]
The chances are you’re seeing ‘workcations’ filling up your news feed! It’s the latest buzzword that is shaping the post-Covid-19 era of remote working, as many businesses make a permanent transition to a remote workforce and employees go in search of the ultimate work-life balance. New data from Airbnb shows that property reviews mentioning ‘remote working’ or ‘working remotely’ have tripled since last year! As the entire world learns to move to the beat of a different drum amidst a global pandemic, we’re loving this new travel trend, but what exactly is a workcation? ‘Workcation’ is defined as “a working [...]
Dust off your suitcase, fill up your tank, and start making travel plans, it’s time to take a road trip! The beginning of 2020 suddenly turned tipsy-turvy on the entire world, the summer vacation plans you’d been anticipating were abruptly canceled, stay-at-home orders were put in place and we all very quickly understood the true meaning of ‘Cabin Fever’. Moving Swiftly Along! Let’s leave that in the rearview mirror! Travelers are hitting the road again and there has been a definite shift in the style of travel as a result of this sudden global pandemic. An AirDNA survey shows that [...]
The great, infinite ocean, the white, sandy beaches, and the cool breeze you feel under the hot Oregon sun is the perfect excuse to hold an artisanal beverage in your hand. Being next to the ocean, especially in or near paradisiacal Cannon Beach, can feel like paradise. There are plenty of Cannon Beach bars that agree! If you’re on vacation and in the mood for some 21+ fun, the bars near Cannon Beach should be #1 on your Coastal Oregon vacation bucket list. The 3 Hippest Bars in Cannon Beach If you’re planning on sipping and savoring some local wine [...]
Summertime means beach days! Cannon Beach is the most popular beach in the Pacific Northwest, and for good reason. Its picturesque sandy beach punctuated by Haystack Rock, charming shops, and scenic hikes check all the boxes for summer fun. In fact, with so much to do and see, you’ll probably want to make a vacation out of it. Luckily, Starfish Vacation Rentals has luxury properties in Cannon Beach and neighboring coastal towns, so you’ll never be far from a fun-filled afternoon. Here are The Top Fun Things to Do and See in Cannon Beach Whether you’re a foodie, an art [...]
Spending time on a golf course is a great way to get active and enjoy the outdoors while you’re visiting Cannon Beach and staying at Starfish Vacation Rentals. There are many beautiful golf courses within driving distance of Starfish Vacation Rentals, so it will be an easy trip to spend a few hours in the sun swinging away! Golf Courses Near Cannon Beach Below are the three best golf courses near Cannon Beach. Each course is unique and ready to welcome you and your group to an Oregon coast golf experience. Manzanita Links This 9-hole course in Manzanita features 2,192 [...]
Oregon Coast Events Discover why the Oregon Coast is considered to be such a fantastic year-round destination. There are countless seasonal events and festivals that make this region an ideal place to visit, no matter the season. Discover some of the best Oregon Coast events below: Annual Spring Unveiling Arts in Cannon Beach: Each year, members of the Cannon Beach Gallery Group showcase their new works. This event is a must for art-lovers. With demonstrations, receptions, special dinners, and more, there are so many ways to see and support local artists and galleries. Cannon Beach [...]
Things to Do in Manzanita, Oregon If you crave a serene, secluded hideaway, our Manzanita rentals are just what you need. Manzanita — Spanish for “little apple” — might just be the best-kept secret of the North Oregon Coast. This sleepy beach town is an ideal destination for those longing for time away from the hustle and bustle of everyday life. Manzanita is nestled between Arch Cape and Wheeler, Oregon, about an hour and a half from Portland taking the scenic drive along Highway 26 and connecting to the Pacific Coast Highway. With [...]
Frequently Asked Questions When is the check-in and check-out time? Our normal check-in is 4:00pm and check-out at 11:00am. Our housekeepers are on a tight schedule and often need the full five hours in between guests. However, if you have a special request, please let us know in advance. We will do our best to accommodate you if we can. Are pets allowed? Some of our properties are dog-friendly. At these homes, we request that Fido not be left unattended in the house (crating is fine as this will help them feel safe [...]