Picturesque Valentine’s Getaway: Oceanside

Dinner for two watching the setting sun. Views of the ocean from a room at the beach. Pancakes and hot coffee in a cozy nook.

Sound romantic? Then Oceanside is your ideal Valentine’s Weekend Getaway.

Nestled away on a steep hillside sits this quaint town. With the charm of a 100-year old village, and widespread views of the Pacific Ocean, it’s the perfect place to get away from the hustle and bustle of the city.

Oceanside Oregon hillside

Oceanside’s picturesque hillside. Photo credit: Broken Banjo Photography

Take a walk on Oceanside’s beach and admire the view of the homes and businesses tucked into the cliffs. Views of Three Arch Rock are breathtaking, and the agates one can find on the shore are the perfect, cost effective souvenir. Fog may even drift in, giving you that wintertime, picturesque Oregon Coast visit.

Roseanna’s Café Oceanside

Roseanna’s Café in Oceanside features a dining room that overlooks the Pacific Ocean.

As the sun begins to dip below the horizon, head over to Roseanna’s Café for the ideal sunset dinner. With tables overlooking the water and delicious dishes from the sea and the land, Roseanna’s will not disappoint. And make sure to save room for dessert; the daily options are written on a chalkboard, giving you plenty of time to contemplate the difficult choice. Make sure to check in around dinnertime to get your name on the list, as reservations are not accepted.

Three Arch Inn

The Three Arch Inn in Oceanside.

Want to extend your stay in Oceanside? Consider staying at the Three Arch Inn in the heart of Oceanside. The Inn’s accommodations include five different rooms and accepts reservations on their website.

Blue Agate Café

The Blue Agate Café is only steps from the beach.

In the morning, take a short walk down the street to the Blue Agate Café. Owned by twin brothers Gerald and Joseph, the Blue Agate Café is one of the Tillamook Coast’s best-kept secrets for breakfast. Only steps from the beach, the café serves up everything from seafood breakfast burritos to French toast. The crab cakes, pancakes, and homemade biscuits and gravy are some of the local favorites. Order a cup of coffee, snuggle up to a window, and watch the waves crash on the shore as you wait for your freshly, prepared meal.

Blue Agate Café

Local favorites at the Blue Agate Café include: crab cakes, pancakes, and homemade biscuits and gravy.

Whether you’re looking for a romantic day trip or a weekend getaway, Oceanside offers plenty of picture-perfect options for you and your sweetheart. Enjoy cupid’s holiday!

Chelsea Yarnell
Chelsea Yarnell is a freelance writer and editor living on the Oregon Coast. She studied journalism and writing at George Fox University, before becoming a sport editor and eventually editor of the Tillamook Headlight Herald. When she’s not writing, she enjoys substitute teaching, coaching cross country and track, and remodeling houses with her husband.

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