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For a small town, Depoe Bay certainly has a mighty big reputation. This little village has become known as the "Whale Watching Capital of the Oregon Coast", and indeed, it draws a large number of visitors during peak weeks to the state's official Whale Watching Center downtown. An Oregon Coast vacation rental in Depoe Bay is still certainly quieter than Lincoln City to the north and Newport to the south, but thanks to its whale-watching fame, has more dining and shopping options available than many similarly-sized coast towns.

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Whale-come Home 3D Tour
2 Bed | 2.5 Bath | Sleeps 5

Whale-come Home - Depoe Bay, OR

From $81
Pristine Pearl 3D Tour
4 Bed | 3 Bath | Sleeps 14

Pristine Pearl - Depoe Bay, OR

From $159
The Chinook House 3D Tour
3 Bed | 2 Bath | Sleeps 11

The Chinook House - Depoe Bay, OR

From $144
Whale Vista 3D Tour
3 Bed | 2 Bath | Sleeps 8

Whale Vista - Depoe Bay, OR

From $134
Pirate Cove Cottage 1 3D Tour
2 Bed | 2 Bath | Sleeps 6

Pirate Cove Cottage 1 - Depoe Bay, OR

From $81

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Recent Depoe Bay vacation rental reviews

The condo is located in a beautiful part of Depoe Bay with amazing views and a convenient walk into town.
Sharon P. | Jan 2022
We absolutely loved being able to watch the tides come in and out from the kitchen, dining room and livingroom as we worked! We were concerned about the negative reviews before arriving but we had a great experience. Vacasa is quick to respond to needs when something comes up. The home was inviting and sparkly clean when we arrived! The well water is what it is. There was ample bottled water to drink and easily use to cook with. We also loved walking back and forth to Boiler Bay state park over view. There is so much to do and see within close driving distance! Also, we were both working on projects requiring good wifi and other than one day needing a reset (just like occurs at home every now and then) it was completely adequate for our needs! 😍 we loved it and hope to come back next year.
Bonnie M. | Jan 2022
We have stayed here several times. The view is great. Very easy for someone who has mobility issues. We had 7 people and there was plenty of room.
Kim M. | Jan 2022

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In addition to her whale watching status, the town is also home to the world's smallest (and very photogenic) navigable harbor, underwater geyser-like basalt formations that spout water dozens of feet into the air, and a veritable fleet of charter boats from operators like Dockside Charters, ready to whisk curious visitors out on deep-sea fishing adventures and sightseeing tours.

After having their fill of whale-watching, visitors could spend days exploring the scenic picnic spots, sandy beaches, and hidden coves located just outside Depoe Bay. South of town, the winding Otter Crest Loop guides drivers past jaw-dropping views and state recreation sites at Fogarty Creek, Boiler Bay, Rocky Creek, and Otter Crest, with its cheerfully named Cape Foulweather.

And while a Depoe Bay vacation rental offers all the usual suspects in the way of local businesses (saltwater taffy, art galleries, and souvenir shops), there are definitely some better-than-average restaurant options in town, along with the award-winning Pirate Coffee Company. If you don't feel like preparing meals in your beach cottage's full kitchen, lucky diners can choose from four-star farm-to-table cuisine at Restaurant Beck, the insanely popular seafood spot Tidal Raves, or the Friday night seafood buffet at The Sea Hag, just to name a few.

Depoe Bay is an excellent choice for visitors wanting to explore the busier, more bustling destinations of Newport and Lincoln City while still experiencing the charm and laid-back atmosphere of a smaller home base. Newport's famous aquarium, historic waterfront, and Rogue Brewing are only 20 minutes south; to the north, Lincoln City offers miles of sandy beaches, a lively nightlife scene, an outlet mall, and a casino. Portland can be reached in just under two and a half hours, while Salem and Corvallis are an hour and a half away.

Don't overlook a Depoe Bay vacation rental; this little coastal town packs a big punch.