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The Seastar Retreat is seaside living at its best. From the moment you step into the main room overlooking the sea, you enter an expansive world with a view to the horizon. The hummingbirds play hide and seek in the trees while the waves crash against the rocky cove below. The sea breeze blows calmly in the morning while you contemplate your day's adventure. Perhaps you'll take a morning stroll on the beach, or investigate the tide pools for starfish, or carve mussels off the rocks -- a glimmer catches your eye as you watch a whale go by...
Inside the Sea star are all the amenities of home... well, that is if you have an ocean view at home! And you can enjoy the view from the living room, the sun room, the bedroom, the kitchen or the seaside decks. It's easy to spend the day exploring the beaches, flying a kite, seeking out tide pools or just relaxing and enjoying the fresh air and sunshine.
*Note: The Seastar Retreat is the upstairs 'apartment' of a home with a separate entrance.
My husband and I chose Seastar for our first visit to Oregon, and couldn't have been more pleased. As the other reviewers have said, the views are just stunning! I think I gasped when we walked up the stairs and into the house the first time - floor to ceiling windows with sweeping views of the Pacific.
I loved the attention to detail! Fresh flowers from the owner's garden on the property were even in 2 of the rooms. Fully equipped kitchen if you plan to cook. (We did not. ) There was coffee in the cupboard, though, which made my day!
It really is wonderful to enjoy an entire apartment for the price of a nice hotel room!
Another reviewer was upset that there was no beach access. I believe that must have been because of high water from a previous storm. We made the hike to the beach one morning, and loved the walk from there. If, however, you are unable to access the beach from the house because of the same reason, the drive to Harris Beach is less than half a mile and has plenty of parking for a stroll along the coast - not a problem!
We also found both the property manager and the owner to be lovely ladies and gracious hosts. Would we stay at Seastar again?? Absolutely!!! Perfection.
Brenda from NC
My husband and I stayed 3 nights at the Sea Star Retreat - what an amazing place. The owner and property manager where so kind and we felt right at home. The views are beyond the words to describe and the sunsets were crazy colors, especially the blues at sunset. The unit is above the owner's so you don't hear anything and it is completely private with separate entrance. If we had only one thing to say, it would be nice if a King bed would fit in the bedroom, but other than that we were so happy and are planning to come back next year to Brookings and stay at this lovely place for at least a week this time. It is a cliff hanger and nice stairs down to the beach at low tide.
The view and the special touches you added were over the top!! We both got the flu and were extremely ill while there. We could not have had a more relaxing weekend away from out duties at home. I am a caregiver for my 98 year old mother and now she is ill....We are newlyweds! We got married in February and because of home situation did not have a honeymoon. This was the next best thing, under the circumstances. Such a beautiful place. Thank you for your hospitality,
Sallie and Bill Wilson
We loved staying here. Lovely decor, marvelous taste, just beautiful, and that is the inside. And then there is the lovely deck and view. Comfortable furniture in and out. We appreciated all the little things liked Beach chairs and nice towels. Incredible attention to detail..
Only suggestion is that the bed could use a new mattress but that is a small thing.
We would stay here again for sure.
Sea Star is such a beautiful Homeaway property - right on the cliff over the beach - great, secure location. The property manager was responsive and helpful. The property is larger and more beautiful than the pictures portray.... It was so roomy and luxurious. Spotlessly clean, and well-stocked with everything you could think of - even cookie cooling racks, cookie sheets, tin foil, all kinds of stuff.
The views are incredible. The bed and furniture was very comfortable, and the linens and towels plentiful and clean. I would return to Sea Star in a heart beat and stay longer...
The trek down the stairs to the beach is 214 steps. (Just a warning for people who might have a problem with that). The sound of the waves each night was wonderful, and the beach is a great one for walking...
I received my damage deposit within a few days of leaving Sea Star.
I wish now we had stayed there for our whole vacation. Plan to return with my husband next year. Thank you Judi and Jo Dean.
We spent 5 days in this apartment/home and loved every minute. The property manager and property owners were great and available if need be. As it turned out we did not need any assistance and as the unit was so well equipped, labeled and with a well thought out binder with everything we would ever need to know about out new surroundings. The property is private and beautiful with panoramic views out of every window. My family came over often to visit and the housing accommodated us all for meal sharing, beach time, playing games or just relaxing on the deck. I will, most assuredly, stay here again.
Brookings, Oregon is located 6 miles north of the California border on Hwy 101 and is a central point for visiting numerous wilderness areas, including the Kalmiopsis Wilderness area, Loeb State Park, Harris Beach State Park, Jedidiah Smith State Park and the Redwood National Forests.. Known for it's mild seasonal climates, Brookings features activities year-round.
In the Summer months you can take a trip up the Rouge River on one of the Mail Boat tours. Or spend time sea kayaking up the Chetco River while you watch for wildlife. There are many ways to enjoy the warm summer ocean breezes. Whether you take a walk along Harris Beach or fly a kite as high as the wind will take it....it's hard not to find yourself amazed by the simple beauty that surrounds you. Brookings is famous for storm watching in the winter months. Sit high above the crashing waves while you gaze out the windows and watch the wonder of nature take place just below you. Be sure to catch the whales as they migrate in the winter and spring months.
Like fishing? Take a fishing trip on one of the deep sea fishing boats and bring home salmon, halibut or ling cod. Or spend a relaxing day fly fishing on the Chetco River. Visit Loeb State Park and take a hike through the Myrtle Wood trees that inhabit nearly 320 acres of forest. Be sure to stop and pick some fresh, wild blueberries or blackberries along the trails to take back and enjoy .Whether you just want a relaxing day in the sun while you catch up on your reading or a day full of adventure...Brookings and The Seastar Retreat can make it happen.
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2 night minimum stay
|Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest|
There is an additional fee of $25 per night/per guest for any guests above 2. Cancellation policy: We require a 10 day notice for cancellation. Cancellations made in time will be fully refunded. Cancellations made after the 10 day period forfeit their $250.00 deposit. Deposits will be refunded within 10 business days. We require the deposit at time of booking to hold a reservation