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Best Oceanview in town! Watch the Whales spout from our deck! Walk to everything!

Bedrooms 2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights


About the property

Oceanview 2 Bedroom, 1 Bath

If you truly want the view, Ocean Bay Cottage is your spot. This great little cabin with southern exposure and a big deck is situated with perfect views of the ocean, and mouth of the Yachats River. Relax on the deck while enjoying the sunrise/sunset. Views change every six hours because you're sitting right at the tide line. At low tide you will see life unfold before you on the beach, including resident eagles, herons, and seals. At high tide the same view will provide breaking waves as well as the migration of hump back whales during the spring and fall months.

This CLASSIC beach cabin has two bedrooms and one bath.

Amenities include a fully furnished kitchen, ocean view living room and dining room, HDTV/ DVD Player, Wifi, FM tuner with iPod cable. Be sure to check out our latest addition: a recently added mural painted by Oregon muralist Corie Hinton. It is a visual treat waiting for you when you open the kitchen door.

Ocean Bay Cottage is right in town so you can walk everywhere, including at least four different eateries that are less than three blocks away, as well as groceries, fun shops and the Yachats Commons. The Yachats Area Chamber of Commerce/Visitor Center is right next to the grocery store, so stop in for a chat about local attractions. The Yachats area is plentiful with scenic areas and hiking trails to enjoy.

More Details

Property Manager
Nikki Hamilton
Member since: 2007
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
May 23, 2017


Yachats House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • pets not allowed
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Beachfront
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront ...
  • Village ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
  • Queen size Beds (2)
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • rafting
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming


Excellent! 4.5/5 -
(18 traveler reviews)

Best Oceanview in town! Watch the Whales spout from our deck! Walk to everything!
average rating of 4.5 based on 18 reviews


  • 5 of 5

This is such a special place, overlooking the confluence of the Yachats river and ocean. I find it meditative and peaceful.

  • Submitted: May 6, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for the review! So glad that you found some Zen....
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Perfect for this couple!

  • 4 of 5

Cozy and comfortable - perfect for our last minute coast getaway. Amazing picture windows made for excellent storm watching. We enjoyed seeing the seals swimming in the river inlet during high tide. And, the location can't be beat; walking distance to town. The parking space was uncomfortably tight; we had to pull out into the road in order to open doors and unload. Not sure what if anything can be done there. Nikki was very pleasant and quick to respond with dining and activity inquiries.

  • Submitted: Mar 6, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks so much for the review! The view is pretty amazing, and we are so glad that you enjoyed your stay. The whales migrate in the Spring and Fall months, and you can watch them spout right from the deck. Hope you can come back during the migration sometime - it is a sight to see. You would love to have you back anytime!
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awesome...the view is magnificent!

  • 5 of 5

The house is comfortable, the view spectacular. The parking space is small and since the traffic is usually light, we had no trouble getting in and out on the road. We would have liked to have a ceiling fan as it does get warm inside when the sun shines fully!

We had an incident next door with a house for sell. A fellow was telling everyone he bought it and settled in on the deck. It kept us from being comfortable and that's when we really wished we had the fan. The fellow finally kicked in the big window at the house. Sheriff took our info. This, of course happened on my birthday as we were sitting down for dinner. (the reason for the trip!)

My friends loved the place and we were memorized by the activity on the beach-dogs playing and having sooo much fun! We saw the bald eagles and the whale spouting, too.

  • Submitted: Aug 5, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your 5 star review. We cannot emphasize enough that if any of our guests have a problem with anything to please call us and talk to us. Even if you have to leave a message one of us will get back to you asap. Sea-Nik Vacation Rentals is a local management company in Yachats. We respond promptly and take guest safety concerns very seriously. We are so sorry that you were effected by this out of place person. Sadly we had to learn about this incident after the fact, and wish we had heard about it from you first. Unfortunately, even in a small quiet town like Yachats, unusual and weird things can happen that are totally out of our control. We later learned that this was not a local person and was picked up by local law enforcement officers. To our knowledge this was a random incident and was handled by the authorities. Once we heard about it we did reach out to you by phone. We’re happy that you loved the house and had an enjoyable stay. The idea of a ceiling fan is something to think about. Usually the summer breezes keep the house cool. Opening the back bedroom windows and the screen window at the back door helps with cross ventilation, as well as pulling down the shades, at least halfway, on the front windows. We’ve found this still gives us a decent view while helping keep the house cool in the middle of the afternoon. Thank you for leaving the house is nice shape- we hope that you return to Ocean Bay Cottage in the future.
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Ocean Bay Cottage is sweet

  • 4 of 5

There's not a better place for a personal retreat, a personal treat than Yachats. :) Ocean Bay Cottage is perfect for watching the whales, the eagles, and happy dogs playing on the beach from the spacious deck. The house is simple and not fussy--needs some touch-up on the interior paint to cover up nicks/scratches to baseboards/corners and then some deep cleaning in the hard-to-reach spots behind heavy furniture. But those are minor issues--something to be done when there's more down time. Nikki at Sea-Nik communicates well, and let me know that I had left a piece of luggage behind--attentive management makes all the difference.

  • Submitted: Aug 4, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for the heads up on the deep clean- we will address that right away. Interior paining is also in the works in the near future.
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A perfect stop on our Oregon Honeymoon adventure!

  • 5 of 5

Can't beat the view at Ocean Bay Cottage. Perfect location- close to shops & restaurants, yet situated on a quiet street. We loved our stay in Yachats!

  • Submitted: Jul 27, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great little cottage

  • 5 of 5

This cottage is an older cottage and so is smaller than most newer ones, but fulfilled our needs. The big windows in the front have a great view of the river and the ocean. My 86 year old mother spent a lot of time sitting in the rocking chair in the living room and looking out the windows. She loved seeing the bald eagles and everyone walking. It was an enjoyable vacation. It was a very quiet little town which my mother needed at the end of a week vacation. We would return here again.

  • Submitted: Jul 21, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
86 Miles
Nearest Golf
7 Miles
Crestview Golf
Car: necessary


Rates & Availability

Yachats House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Peak Season
May 26 2017 - Oct 1 2017
2 night minimum stay
Nov 23 2017 - Nov 26 2017
3 night minimum stay
Winter Break
Dec 22 2017 - Jan 1 2018
2 night minimum stay
Spring Break
Mar 23 2018 - Apr 1 2018
2 night minimum stay
Peak Season 2018
May 25 2018 - Oct 1 2018
2 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Housekeeping $50
Refundable damage deposit $100
Tax Rate 10.8%

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.

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