The Oregon Coast and Wine Country are among America’s most beautiful and breathtaking spots to take a romantic getaway or hold a wedding. From the fresh waters, stunning sunsets and exquisite panoramic views of the Pacific Ocean to lush hillsides with charming wineries, Oregon is a perfect place to say “I do” or just spend time reconnecting with a special someone. Select Registry represents only the very best of the state’s bed and breakfast gems, and these are just a few.
Cocoon Yourselves in Luxury at The Whale Cove Inn
Along the winding, magical Coast Highway in Oregon lies The Whale Cove Inn, which sits perched high above the serene expanse of Whale Cove, a pristine marine refuge. The perfect place to snuggle up as newlyweds, this inn is perfect for storm watching and romantic rendezvous under the opulence of an Oregon sunset.
Rooms feature breathtaking views of the Pacific, Paloma gas fireplaces, king Tempur-Pedic sleep systems with soft down comforters, over-sized showers, body-pampering linens, private balconies with Jacuzzi Spas and an unobstructed view of the ocean and bay, and complimentary internet. Premier suites provide all this and more, accommodating up to six adults. With each room spaciously and tastefully furnished, you’ll find The Whale Cove Inn to be an oasis of tranquility that you’ll never want to leave.
According to Frommer’s Oregon, “there is nothing else like this boutique inn anywhere on the Oregon coast. The Whale Cove Inn is the most sophisticated and contemporary small inn on the coast…that the inn also has what just might be the most jaw-dropping view on the coast seems only befitting of such luxury… you will experience the best that Oregon’s shore has to offer.”
An elegant city event at Portland’s historic White House
Built in 1911 by a local lumber baron, this exceptional Greek Revival mansion has been painstakingly and lovingly restored to its full glory. With its 14 massive columns, a circular drive and cascading fountain to greet visitors, Portland’s White House in the Northeast Historic Irvington District is a sight to see. Inside this majestic architecture is a warm and welcoming inn that is a perfect place to hold a wedding or anniversary celebration.
Portland’s White House features sparkling European chandeliers, formal dining room, a large parlor with grand piano, a sweeping staircase, magnificent leaded glass windows and gilt-gold ceilings in trompe l’oeil and grand ballroom style. It is a feast for the eyes, with extensive collections of European and continental porcelains as well as 18th- and 19th-century oil paintings adorning the walls. It is the perfect spot for a distinctive, historic wedding or anniversary party. The dining room features candlelit dinners and delicious local fare, and the innkeepers are happy to create a special menu for your event. Vegetarian, vegan, or other dietary requests are pleasantly accommodated.
For out-of-town guests, the mansion features eight individually designed rooms in the Main House and Carriage House, all elegantly furnished with antiques, paintings and porcelains. Sumptuous feather beds, feather pillows and rich linens guarantee visitors a deep sleep in this historic dreamlike atmosphere. All rooms include a private bath, climate control, private phone line, data port, and wireless internet access. For luxury lovers, spa suites include French champagne and chocolate to tempt the senses.
The location is ideal for out-of-town visitors wanting to explore the best of Portland. Within minutes are the Pearl District, NW 23rd Avenue Shops, the International Rose Test Gardens, Japanese gardens and Classical Chinese Gardens, the Portland Art Museum, the Pittock Mansion, and Washington Park. Nature lovers will revel in the nearby Oregon wine country, Mt. St. Helens, Mt. Hood, the Oregon Coast, the Oregon Gardens and the Columbia Gorge, all of which are wonderful day trips from this elegant home base in the “Rose City.”
A vineyard wedding at Youngberg Hill
Whether you have in mind an intimate elopement, a large and lavish affair or anything in between, the spectacular setting of Youngberg Hill offers the best of Oregon’s premier wine country for your special day. Located on a 50-acre hilltop in the Willamette Valley, this breathtaking property is an organically farmed, 22-year-old vineyard famous for its award-winning Pinot Noir and Pinot Gris vintages.
Youngberg Hill takes pride in its green heritage and respectful approach towards the land, an outlook that is reflected in its philosophy of creating memorable events with the beauty and bounty of nature in focus. This delightful locale – a favorite of Wine Spectator – includes numerous wineries and tasting rooms, and specializes in creating exclusive, romantic and personalized romantic events.
An intimate and relaxing couple’s getaway at the Channel House Inn
With its spectacular setting on the magnificent Oregon Coast, the Channel House is a memorable place to hold an intimate wedding celebration. With the comfort and convenience of a four-star hotel and the congeniality of a country inn, this exceptional seaside retreat combines subtle elegance inside and natural beauty outside.
Guests here enjoy seaside breezes, watch whales skim the surface of the deep blue water, listen to the hypnotic crashing of waves, and witness the delightful ocean sunsets from the comfort and luxury of the Channel House’s bed and breakfast rooms. Private decks with whirlpool tubs and gas fireplaces offer a rejuvenating private retreat. All units here include private baths, phone, cable television, and a Wi-Fi hotspot. In addition, a hearty and complimentary continental breakfast is served in the breakfast room overlooking the entrance to the Channel and Pacific Ocean. This distinctive bed and breakfast, located in Depoe Bay on the Oregon Coast Highway, has been rated Number One by the Oregon Coast Lodging travel guide. The friendly innkeepers can help you plan your stay, whether a romantic weekend, an intimate elopement or a small wedding gathering of family and friends. Consider the gourmet delights of a wine package or the ultimate relaxation of an in-room massage.
These are just a few of the highlights of the Select Registry properties in Oregon. Contact Select Registry today to inquire about the many options for your romantic getaway, wedding, or anniversary party!