Salishan Spa and Golf Resort
What We Love
- The spa's whirlpool overlooking Siletz Bay
- Free putting green where you can borrow clubs and balls
- Dining on hyper-fresh coastal cuisine, sourced from local farmers and fishermen, at restaurant Samphire
- Despite being more for spa and romantic getaways, the hotel is still great for families: there’s a game room that has arcade classics and air hockey
What To Know
- Property opened in 1965 and went through a $25 million renovation in 2007; guestrooms were renovated in 2015
- 20th-century construction means you can hear some noise from other rooms
- Free WiFi
- Golf Course
- Handicap Accessible
- Parking On Site
- Room Service
Despite its stunning Siletz Bay views, Salishan feels more alpine lodge than beach resort, with overstuffed leather couches, dark woods, and a massive stone fireplace, while the huge surrounding evergreen trees make the covered walkways between the rooms and the lodge feel like the inside of a tree fort. The cozy lodge vibe extends to the spacious guest rooms, where dark woods, plaids, and artworks by Northwest artists surround gas fireplaces, while balconies and floor-to-ceiling windows bring the outside in. Mod cons include flat-screen LCD TVs, free WiFi, Keurig coffeemakers, mini-fridges and microwaves. The bathrooms have a vanity with two sinks and granite counters. The various restaurant options at Salishan offer different levels of formality and different views. Great for a quick breakfast or lunch, the more casual Sun Room and Grill overlooks the 18-hole golf course. The Attic Lounge attracts a slightly older crowd with live music and a happy hour menu featuring wood-fired pizzas. Samphire, the newest addition, plays up Oregon’s culinary bounty with elevated dishes that spotlight locally sourced, seasonal ingredients from the surrounding ocean and valleys, like cured ivory chinook and Oregon lamb. The gorgeous spa, across the street, has wet and dry saunas and a whirlpool overlooking Siletz Bay.
In the Area
You’re here to unwind amid nature, but if you’re looking for action, head to nearby Chinook Winds Casino in Lincoln City for comedy shows, concerts and gambling. Twenty miles away, in Newport, is the Oregon Coast Aquarium, where you can see seals, sea lions, jellyfish and a giant Pacific octopus, or you can pay to dive in the tanks with hundreds of fish. While in Newport, also visit the historic Yaquina Bay Lighthouse, built in 1871. Forget cheesy oil paintings of the surf, and check out the modern sculptures and paintings at Lincoln City’s Freed Gallery.
How to Get There
One of the nicest full service resorts we have visited. Great restaurants, spa, shops and bar. Service was excellent and the property is amazing. Room was large and had everything we needed including a great view of the golf course. Beautiful golf course and arial adventure park. We will definately be coming back to enjoy this Oregon coast gem.
What a terrific time we had at salishan with Lee Boles, the lodge’s tennis director and maven. Lee arranged the entire weekend for us, reserved a block of rooms near the tennis center, and tailored a spirited weekend of tennis drills and lessons for us. We gained a whole lot of insight about strategies of play, all the while enjoyed the beautiful resort and wonderful facilities at Salishan. Total blast!
We've driven by this resort for years but never stayed, even for a conference. So, Travelzoo offered a deal and we were pleasantly surprised. The destination Tesla chargers helped but the overwhelming friendliness of the staff made for a special get away. Some rooms have been updated. But ours was large and comfortable. The food at dinner, breakfast and lunch was gluten free and very tasty. Try the fish tacos from Appetizers on the lunch menu. Outstanding service makes food taste better.