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Your Guide to the Best Oregon Beaches

With 362 miles of dramatic coastline, Oregon is a beach lover’s paradise. Our town of Manzanita and other nearby areas are home to the best beaches in Oregon.

The North Coast boasts some of the longest stretches of continual beaches in the state – great for enjoying a beach stroll.

Prefer a more active beach vacation? Spend the day digging for clams, try your luck at surfing, or watch the sunset over the Pacific Ocean on horseback.

Oswald State Park Oregon

Our Oregon beaches are free, thanks to the Oregon Beach Bill of 1967! Not sure which beaches to visit? Use this handy Oregon beach guide to find your perfect match and plan your Oregon Coast vacation today.

Manzanita Beach, Oregon

Manzanita Beach offers a beautiful stretch of pristine sand, perfect for lounging on or building sandcastles. The beach ends at the base of Neahkahnie Mountain, creating a stunning backdrop and a great spot to view the striking coastline from above. Rent one of our Manzanita vacation rentals to be within walking distance of all this beach area has to offer!

Arch Cape, Oregon

Located on the northern Oregon Coast, Arch Cape is tucked between Manzanita Beach and Cannon Beach. Arch Cape is named for the natural arch in the coastal rocks and the headland that extends into the Pacific Ocean. You’ll find that this quaint community is perfect for a peaceful getaway. Arch Cape is known for a few things like Hug Point, Castle Rock, and it’s close proximity to Oswald West State Park. Here, you’ll find dramatic landscapes worthy of plenty of photos.  

Cannon Beach, Oregon

Cannon Beach is home to the famous Haystack Rock and is one of the most well-known beaches in Oregon. Visitors can walk out to Haystack Rock during low tide to see it up close. The central 2-mile stretch of this beach is famous for leisurely walks on the beach.

Another top reason to visit this beach is to see the adorable Tufted Puffins! The main beach is easily accessible from the downtown public parking areas.

Rockaway Beach, Oregon

Rockaway Beach is a great place to escape the crowds and explore the beautiful long stretch of beach that is great for beachcombing. Be sure to get out early to get the first pick of the best treasures!

Oregon Beach Rentals

If you are looking for a relaxing yet fun-filled beach vacation, the Oregon Coast is the place for you. Browse our large variety of beach house rentals in Oregon and book your getaway today!