Beaches near Newport, Oregon

Discover our top recommended beaches near Newport, Oregon here in our beach guide! Newport’s beaches are the perfect place to spot grey whales, shining agates, and America’s national bird, the bald eagle. Take a quiet moment to appreciate the beauty of nature before returning home to The Landing, where every room is an enclosed private condo just for you and your family!

Interested in fishing or clamming? We’re just a short drive from Newport Public Crabbing Pier and numerous fishing charters right here at Yaquina Bay Marina. 

South Jetty at South Beach State Park

Home to the charming Yaquina Bay and Newport Public Crabbing Pier, South Beach is the perfect beach for swimming, surfing, and boogie boarding. The paved and unpaved trails are perfect for visitors looking to hike or bike to lighthouses, jetties, and the Yaquina Bay Bridge.

Access: Eight-minute drive to the dune trail south of the bridge.

Nye Beach

Offering the romantic air of an old beach town, Nye Beach is lined with quaint ice cream shops, wine experiences, and delicious restaurants. Visit the sandstone sea stack known as Jumpoff Joe, fly kites, or take long meandering strolls on the wide beaches.

Access: Seven-minute drive to the Nye Beach Turnaround

Agate Beach

The north end of Agate Beach heats up for swimming and children hunting for crabs with buckets. The beach is perfect for families, surfers, and fishermen digging for razor clams. One of our must-see attractions to snap a picture at is the Yaquina Head Lighthouse.

Access: Eight-minute drive with entry at Agate Beach Wayside on Oceanview Drive or on the south end of the Lucky Gap trail.

Cobble Beach

One of the more unique Newport, Oregon beaches, Cobble Beach consists of volcanic black stones instead of sand. We recommend stable shoes when walking on the beach, but it’s worth a visit to see some of the best tide pools in the area filled with anemones, sea stars, crabs, and sometimes seals and nesting birds.

Access: Fourteen-minute drive to the beach staircase.

Book your stay at The Landing at Newport for convenient access to the top beaches near Newport, Oregon!

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