Turn the heat on in Newport

These local hot spots are sure to warm you up inside and out!

What are your favorite winter activities in Newport? Whether you enjoy experiencing the raw forces of nature in our bountiful parks and beaches, or searching for treasures in the many shops and galleries in Nye Beach, the Historic Bayfront or downtown, the opportunity to warm up is just around the corner and sure to enhance your adventure. Wherever your journey takes you, stop for a cup of coffee, a bowl of chowder or even schedule a trip to the spa.

Steaming coffee and hearty baked goodness

Stop in for coffee or an espresso drink and fuel up with a freshly baked bite to eat. Panini Bakery in Nye Beach will wake you up in the morning or regenerate and reheat you in the middle of your adventures! In addition to great coffee and espresso drinks, Panini specializes in fresh baked pastries, breads and baked goods (the bread is so good that it is featured on the menus of other local restaurants). Panini also has a variety of sandwiches and pizza options for lunch and dinner. 232 NW Coast St., Nye Beach, (541) 265-5033 

Piping hot clam chowder

Take the chill out of a drizzly day with a bowl of succulent clam chowder. A favorite of both locals and visitors alike, Ocean Blue Seafood at Gino’s serves up clam chowder daily in addition to a variety of other fresh, locally-sourced ocean delicacies. Chock full of juicy clams with house-smoked bacon, you’ll easily realize why their chowder is in a category all by itself. Try their chowder in a bread bowl, served in sourdough boules from nearby Panini Bakery; it’s sure to chase the cold away! 808 SW Bay Blvd, Historic Bayfront, (541) 265-2424

Soothing spa treatments

Warm up with your choice of spa treatments, or combine a few to really pamper yourself! Earthbound Beauty Day Spa specializes in hand and foot treatments, make-up applications, and an array of facials, manicures, and pedicures. They also offer Swedish and deep tissue massages just for you, or together with that special someone. A trip to the spa is a sure-fire way to put that relaxing warm glow into your visit and shut out the wet and the cold. 613 NW 3rd St., Nye Beach, 541-265-4232 

Crackling fireside breakfast, lunch or dinner

Get cozy next to a blazing fire with a bowl of clam chowder, jumbo shrimp, or top sirloin! Newport Steak and Seafood offers a casual dining experience with great food and service. Their extensive seafood and steak-heavy menu is sure to leave you well-fed and satisfied. A fireside breakfast, lunch or dinner is the perfect way to warm yourself completely, no matter how stormy or cold the weather outside may be. 1019 SW Coast Hwy., Downtown, (541) 265-8283

Warm king Jacuzzi rooms

Watch a winter storm rage over the ocean from a comfortable Jacuzzi tub! The Elizabeth Oceanfront Suites combines Jacuzzi relaxation with the luxury of a king room for the ultimate winter stay. The king Jacuzzi room also comes with a cozy fireplace to compliment your swirling warm water bath. In addition to the in-room tub and fireplace, you’ll love the private balcony with stunning views of the Pacific. 232 SE Elizabeth St., Nye Beach, (541) 265-9400

Fiery drinks around a fire

Sometimes the best way to warm yourself up is with a nip of strong drink or a nice warm cocktail! Maybe a shot of locally-sourced Rogue whiskey or rum is what you’re thinking about on a cold winter’s night, or maybe you’d like an Irish coffee, hot buttered rum or hot toddy? Luckily, the bar at Embarcadero Resort Hotel and Marina has what you are searching for, and you can enjoy it around the fire. The Embarcadero also serves great food, and provides a spectacular view of Yaquina bay. 1000 SE Bay Blvd., Historic Bayfront, 541-265-8521                                                                  

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