Indulge in luxurious oceanfront splendor, sample fine regional cuisine, pamper yourself with a spa treatment or find art that inspires you. Cannon Beach makes a great destination whether you are celebrating a special occasion or just celebrating life.
Cannon Beach makes the perfect place to getaway and celebrate romance, friendship and family. Whether you're celebrating an anniversary, a birthday, a wedding or a reunion, Cannon Beach offers splurges that will make your special occasion unforgettable. If you're looking to make your Cannon Beach getaway a truly special event, here are the top options:
Pick a Perfect View
Cannon Beach's oceanfront hotel rooms and vacation rental homes offer unrivaled picture-perfect views. Watch a colorful sunset or experience one of the coast's famous storms with crashing waves, all from the comfort of your room. Slip into a private spa tub, curl up next to a glowing fire or listen to the roar of the ocean just steps from your private balcony. Linger by a grand lobby fireplace, enjoy a wine and cheese reception or just linger in the luxurious setting of your room. Find chocolates at your bedside or arrange for a sprinkling of rose petals at turn-down for memories that will last a lifetime. Have a bottle of Champagne, flowers or a romantic basket of treats waiting for your arrival. Many Cannon Beach resorts offer special packages and services, whether you're planning a romantic retreat or a group event.
Relax and Rejuvenate
Nothing says relaxation more than treating yourself, or the two of you, to a massage. Cannon Beach spas and resorts offer spa services in tranquil settings or the privacy of your room. In addition to massage, a wide range of spa services are available including health and beauty treatments. Treat yourself to a facial, body wrap or hydrotherapy. Soak, scrub and luxuriate to make your Cannon Beach celebration one of health and well-being.
Wine and Dine
Here at the edge of the ocean, highly acclaimed chefs use fresh local ingredients to create innovative and classically inspired dishes. Savor a romantic candlelit dinner in an intimate setting, sample the flavors of the Northwest coast, splurge on exquisite dessert creations and choose from extensive wine lists. Pick up a special bottle of wine for your celebration at local wine stores offering outstanding selections and wine tastings.
Fall in Love with Art
Your visit to Cannon Beach is an opportunity to splurge on artwork and add a new focal point you will treasure in your home. Recognized as one of America's best small art towns, Cannon Beach is home to over a dozen great galleries where you will discover the work of local painters, bright new talent and some of the country's most celebrated artists. Cannon Beach galleries feature work in many mediums and styles including painting, sculpture, glass, ceramics, photography and functional art. Watch as glassblowing artists coerce molten glass into beautiful works of art and admire large works in bronze by some of the country's best known sculptors that will add the perfect artistic touch to your home, garden or entry way.
Enjoy a Shopping Spree
Cannon Beach is a delightful place for shoppers who love to explore and discover unique shops. From fashions to home furnishings, Cannon Beach features dozens of boutiques and specialty stores with carefully selected merchandise. You'll find the perfect gift, souvenir, addition to your wardrobe or decorative item for your home. With no state sales tax, you can celebrate your savings, too.
Plan a Group Getaway
If your celebration includes a group of friends, family or business associates, Cannon Beach makes a can't miss destination for weddings, reunions, conferences and retreats. Who doesn't love a trip to the beach? Groups large and small are easily accommodated with a wide range of services available, from banquet rooms to catering.
- Published in: Cannon Beach Visitor's Guide Winter 2010
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