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Oregon is a beautiful state with an array of alluring destinations. Whether you want to enjoy a luxurious escape along a breathtaking coastline, letting the crashing waves lull you to sleep each night, or indulge in a vacation where you’ll be surrounded by spectacular mountains and crystalline lakes, you’re sure to find your ideal getaway among Oregon’s top resorts.
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The Running Y is Southern Oregon’s most popular destination resort, set in the heart of the Cascade Mountains near Klamath Falls and Crater Lake National Park, which is one of the most popular attractions in Oregon. This cattle ranch turned resort offers an abundance of wildlife watching opportunities, where you’re likely to spot pronghorn antelope, mule deer and a wide variety of birds, including the American white pelican. The resort is set high above Payne Canyon overlooking wetlands and an Arnold Palmer-designed golf course, the only one of its kind in the entire state. Guests also enjoy beautiful, upscale Western ranch-style rooms and suites along with an indoor pool, hot tub and a long list of other recreational opportunities.
Bend is quickly becoming one of the most popular destinations in the U.S. with its unique combination of incredible scenery and outdoor recreation along with cosmopolitan sophistication. This mountain town is also home to a number of outstanding resorts like Sunriver. Set at the foot of the lush Cascade Mountains across 3,300 acres along the Deschutes River, this luxurious destination resort is a AAA Four-Diamond award-winning property that offers something for everyone. It’s not only a golfer’s paradise, featuring four magnificent golf courses graced with forested meadows and sparkling waters, but guests can also enjoy horseback riding, rafting, a fitness center, day spa, an outdoor pool and seven dining options. Choose from a wide variety of accommodation options, including everything from a luxury vacation home and cabins to upscale lodge guestrooms.
Pronghorn offers another great option in Bend set on 640 acres in a 1,000-year-old juniper forest. All of its condos boast fireplaces as well as a patio or balcony for taking in gorgeous views of the Cascade Mountains along with a home theater system and full kitchen. Best known for its Nicklaus golf course with ancient lava rock ridges and outcroppings, guests can also enjoy indulging in the spa, working out in the fitness center and dining at one of the multiple restaurants.
One of the best spa resorts in Oregon, Hallmark Resort overlooks one of the most photographed monoliths in America, Haystack Rock, as well as Tillamook Lighthouse. Enjoy a stroll along the beautiful, expansive stretch of sand enjoying ever-changing vistas of the ocean and mountains just steps from your room. Explore colorful tide pools filled with hermit crabs, starfish and all sorts of interesting creatures as well as nesting seabirds like tufted puffins. From late November through January and late March to June, keep an eye out over the horizon for migrating gray whales. Rooms feature balconies where you can sip your morning coffee while gazing at the glistening Pacific, cozy up to a gas fireplace and enjoy a romantic two-person spa tub. Guests can also get pampered in the full-service spa and enjoy swimming in the heated saltwater pools.
Salishan Resort offers an idyllic location overlooking Siletz Bay, allowing guests to escape to an oasis of tranquility on the Oregon Coast. Here you’ll be within easy reach of dozens of wineries, spectacular beaches, aquariums and all sorts of fun coastal attractions, as well as having the opportunity to play 18 holes of golf while taking in panoramic views of the Pacific just out your door. Enjoy a day of play followed by a soothing water therapy treatment in the spa’s exclusive fireplace suite followed by a relaxing massage. The extra-spacious premier rooms feature natural elements throughout, including a gorgeous stone fireplace.
Located just an hour east of Portland in Government Camp, Collins Lake Resort offers luxury vacation rentals in the heart of recreational paradise, providing an ideal base for enjoying outdoor activities on Mount Hood. Guests can take part in North America’s only year-round skiing and snowboarding as well as an adventure park with an alpine slide. Other options, depending on the season, including mountain biking, horseback riding, whitewater rafting, hiking, golfing and more. A multitude of snowshoeing or walking trails can be accessed right out your door, leading past creeks, around the lake and through the old-growth rain forest. Resort amenities include massage and a day spa, a year-round heated pool, a massive hot tub, sauna and fitness room. Beautiful alpine chalets feature gourmet kitchens, comfy log beds and plasma TVs.
Cannery Pier Hotel & Spa was a fish cannery back in the 19th century, built on 100-year-old pilings. It doesn’t just overlook the mouth of the great Colombia River, but it’s actually on top of it, capturing the spirit of coastal Oregon. The exposed beams and wooden trusses give it a turn-of-the-century maritime feel while resort-like amenities abound. You’ll find cozy modern décor, including fireplaces, a Finnish sauna, a full-service day spa and even the opportunity to embark on a sunset cruise aboard a 65-foot yacht. There are lots of freebies too, like wine, loaner bikes, local author lectures and complimentary trips into downtown in a chauffeured 1939 Buick.
FivePine Lodge & Spa was designed for those who embrace an active lifestyle yet appreciate luxury, with elegant Craftsman-style rooms and easy access to some of the world’s best adventure and recreational opportunities, including mountain biking, backpacking, whitewater rafting and skiing. Onsite, guests can take advantage of Shibui Spa’s variety of wellness classes and workshops like meditation, journaling and detox retreats as well as massage, body wraps, facials and all types of other holistic treatments. Just spending time in your room is heavenly with its gas fireplace, European soaking tub, down pillows and plush robes, a flat-screen TV and more. Sip wine or craft beer at the complimentary lodge reception each evening and enjoy complimentary cruiser bikes in the summer too.
Metolius River Resort is a premier fishing resort featuring high-end cabins with ultra-luxurious lodge-style furnishings on the banks of a world-famous fly-fishing river. The Metolius River is renowned for its ideal fish habitat and can be accessed only steps from your cabin’s door. Each cabin features everything you need for a comfortable stay, and then some, including a fully equipped kitchen and an expanding dining table on the porch where you can enjoy meals while watching geese graze along the stream. The gorgeous river rock fireplace provides a perfect place to end the day with a glass of wine or a cup of hot cocoa.
The much-acclaimed Brasada Ranch was voted “Oregon’s Best Destination Resort by The Oregonian and the number one “Best Resort in the Pacific Northwest” by Conde Nast Traveler. This 1,800-acre award-winning ranch tucked into the mountains overlooking Bend features luxurious Ranch House suites as well as a variety of upscale cabins. The suites include fireplaces, a king bed, marble bathroom and an expansive private terrace. Cabins, ranging from one to four bedrooms, a gourmet kitchen and full dining area, a living room with surround sound entertainment and a wraparound deck, perfect for taking in the splendor of the landscape. Guests will find practically everything imaginable in terms of relaxation and recreation, including magnificent views across the Central Oregon high desert and Cascade Mountains. There are multiple on-site restaurants, a spa with a private pool, a stocked fishing pond an 18-hole golf course and an equestrian center, one of the largest in central Oregon.
At Surfsand Resort, the iconic form of Haystack Rock can be seen from nearly every vantage point along with sweeping coastline vistas to the north and south. A stay here allows stress to melt away the moment you walk through your door, though you’ll find plenty of ways to enhance that heavenly feeling. The spa offers a specialty massage menu with favorites like the Hot Lava Shell, making use of basalt stones to cure even the most stubborn aches and pains. Inside the lavish suites, enjoy a bathroom with a deep soaking tub and spa-like ambiance with numerous high-end amenities. On Sundays, guests can take part in a Weenie Roast and Beach Bonfire too.
Bandon Dunes is the ultimate golfer’s paradise, offering the closest thing to links golf in the British Isles here on U.S. soil. Set along the spectacular Southern Oregon coast among towering dunes and bluffed perch overlooking the Pacific, its setting is truly idyllic. Choose from various different accommodation styles, varying from hotel-style rooms in the lodge to spacious four-bedroom cottages on the banks of Chrome Lake. Dining options including casual as well as more formal eateries with fantastic microbrews and extensive whiskey and wine lists. The resort also offers massage treatments, a sauna and a whirlpool for those who need to loosen up tight muscles to play their next round.
Neskowin Resort offers waterfront condos along the Central Oregon Coast surrounded by lush forest and access to seven miles of a private, secluded beach. Enjoy the fresh, salty air from your deck with views of the ocean and Proposal Rock, named for a local legend of a sea captain taking his beloved there to propose to her. It’s all about the beach at this luxe resort. You can spend your time exploring tide pools, watching for bald eagles and other birds, gazing at glorious sunsets and hiking the Cascade Head trails system. Horseback riding along the shore is available in Pacific City, just a 15-minute drive north.
Historic Timberline Lodge was declared a National Historic Landmark in 1977 and is one of the state’s most popular tourist attractions. Considered an architectural wonder, the 1980’s “The Shining,” used aerial shots of the lodge as part of its opening scene as well as some exterior footage. Today, it’s still being used for its original intent – as an impressive ski lodge and mountain retreat. At the peak of winter, its ground floor is typically buried in snow, with access available through a snow tunnel. Rooms are warm and inviting, ranging from spacious king fireplace rooms to European chalet bunk rooms. Despite its age, you’ll find plenty of modern amenities, including a year-round heated outdoor swimming pool, hot tub, sauna, fitness room and more.
Located just 25 miles southwest of the top attractions in downtown Portland in the Willamette Valley, this upscale spa resort offers the perfect retreat from city life set among lush gardens and sprawling lawns as well as seven acres of Pinot Noir and Pinot Gris grapevines. Serene, earth-toned rooms feature gas fireplaces, large soaking tubs, wet bars and bay window seats with views of the valley. Suites include a balcony for taking in those gorgeous vistas along with a little fresh air. The renowned spa offers treatments that incorporate local ingredients like wine, honey, roses and berries while the onsite restaurant, Jory, serves up delicious farm-to-table cuisine and some 50 wines by-the-glass.
Yachats is one of the most beautiful spots on Oregon’s central coast, tucked between the forested mountains of the Coast Range and rhythmic waves of the Pacific. It is home to Overleaf Lodge & Spa, offering one of the Pacific Northwest’s favorite spa vacation destinations. Guests enjoy a full menu of indulgent massages, pampering facials and innovative color therapy treatments. Here, the healing powers of the sea and its presence just behind the windows of your spa suite offer an experience that truly transforms mind, body and spirit. If you want the best of the best, stay in the Grand Pacific Suite, featuring a three-way fireplace, full kitchen and Pacific views.
The Inn at Spanish Head Resort Hotel is tucked into the ocean bluffs along the central coast, featuring dramatic ocean views from floor-to-ceiling windows in every room, as well as its restaurant and bar. This is Oregon’s only resort built right on the beach. Miles of beautiful sandy beach can be accessed via an elevator, while the enclosed ocean view spa offers the ultimate in rejuvenating treatments, including heated stone massage or a combination of acupuncture and aromatherapy – all set to the sounds of the crashing surf. Color palettes are pulled straight from the breathtaking coastal scenery, with everything from lines and walls in shades of lush green, sky blue and bleached sand.