Smuggler's Cove Resort West is located in Newport, on the Oregon coast. This area has been a favorite tourist destination since the 1860's. The small, succulent Yaquina Bay oyster made Newport world famous, and is a popular destination for sea food lovers. Now commercially grown, visitors can buy the oysters and watch them being processed at the Oregon Oyster Company. You can even try them grilled at The Whale's Tail, on Bay Boulevard. Numerous fishing charters are available to take visitors out for salmon and bottom shelf fishing. Walk through the largest seabird aviary in North America, or visit the Rocky Coast Exhibit where otters splash and play. There are many hands-on displays and interactive computers to help educate you about Oregon's coast and wetlands. Bay Boulevard is a popular tourist's area, where restaurants, galleries, and attractions such as Ripley's Believe it or Not and the Undersea Gardens are side by side. At the Oregon Coast Aquarium, more than 190 animal species are represented, including sea lions, seals, and a giant octopus. The aquarium also has six acres of cliffs, rocky caves, tide pools and nature trails. Nearby activities include biking, fishing, fine restaurants, and a shopping area.
Another timeshare vacation opportunity is Waterfront Villas at the Landing.The Waterfront Villas, in Newport, is on Yaquina Bay. Every unit has a view of the Embarcadero Marina and historic Yaquina Bay Bridge. Watch the commercial fishing boats, the sailboats, and windsurfers from your balcony. Or, take a walk along the Newport Bayfront and visit the many galleries, restaurants, gift shops, and the marine attractions that line the bay. Nearby attractions include Ripley's Believe It or Not Museum, The Wax Works, the Oregon Coast Aquarium, and the Yaquina Bay Lighthouse.