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Pick a Perfect View
Cannon Beach's oceanfront hotel rooms and vacation rental homes offer unrivaled picture-perfect views that provide the perfect setting to celebrate a special occasion or just celebrate life. 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 bask in the luxurious setting of your room. Find chocolates at your bedside or arrange for a sprinkling of rose petals at turndown 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 to a massage. Cannon Beach spas and resorts offer spa services in tranquil settings or the privacy of your room. Schedule a couples massage for the ultimate romantic experience, take a few soothing moments for a traditional foot massage or enjoy a wide range of spa 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.
Plan a Group Getaway
If your celebration includes a group of friends, family or business associates, Cannon Beach makes a can't miss destination. Whether it's a girls' getaway, a weekend with friends or a major event, Cannon Beach will be a can't miss hit with your friends and family. Groups large and small are easily accommodated with a wide range of accommodations including resorts with group rates, hotel suites and vacation rental homes. Weddings, reunions and conferences can also be accommodated at Cannon Beach resorts with a complete range of group services and facilities.
Attend an Event or Festival
Cannon Beach hosts festivals, firedancers and one of the West Coast's most famous sandcastle contests. Come celebrate the holidays, discover the best of Northwest arts and crafts, watch puffins on Haystack Rock and savor regional food and wine at annual special events. Cannon Beach galleries celebrate the arts with special events throughout the year, including two major art festivals, Stormy Weather Arts Festival in November and Spring Unveiling in May. In June, Cannon Beach will host a Plein Air art festival. The Cannon Beach Sandcastle Weekend is the year's biggest party, attracting large groups and families to watch or participate in this nearly 50-year-old event. Celebrate wine, food and art at Savor Cannon Beach wine and culinary festival in March. Major holidays also take on a uniquely Cannon Beach tone. Instead of fireworks on the Fourth of July, Cannon Beach hosts the Great Cannon Beach Puffin Watch, showcasing the puffins that nest on Haystack Rock, a National Wildlife Refuge. Firedancers perform at the City Park at dusk. Cannon Beach doesn't just celebrate Earth Day, it celebrates The Twelve Days of Earth Day with a number of environment focused events and programs. Haystack Holidays in December includes a series of events including a lamp lighting ceremony, the perfect opportunity to ring in the holidays and enjoy Cannon Beach's renowned shopping. Coastwide seasonal programs include the twice a year whale watch weeks focusing on migrating Gray Whales and spring and fall beach clean-ups.
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.
• Ask your hotel about romance packages that will make your stay memorable
• Find a great bottle of wine at one of Cannon Beach's wine shops.
• Treat yourself or someone you love to a massage or treatment at a spa or resort.
• Plan your celebration or family reunion for Cannon Beach. Your friends will thank you.
• Attend a festival to celebrate the arts, the environment or food and wine.