What do to on the peninsula

Directions From Portland
Take either Hwy 30 or Hwy 26 west to Astoria
At Astoria, cross the Megler Bridge
Take Hwy 101 north (a left at the end of the bridge)
Follow signs through Chinook, Illwaco, Seaview, Long Beach, Klipsan Beach and into Ocean Park
At Jack's Country Store in Ocean Park there is a flashing light - take a right
At the next 3-way stop sign take a right
Moby Dick is on your left about 1/8 mi. past the small electrical substation. Big yellow building.
 
From Seattle
Hwy 5 south out of Seattle
Hwy 101 north, Exit #104 after the State Capital
After a few miles, 101 veers north and the freeway continues as Hwy 8
Follow Hwy 8 west to Montesano/Aberdeen, Hwy 5 to Hwy 107
Follow Hwy 107 south toward Raymond
Go through Raymond and South Bend
You are now on Hwy 101south
At stop sign, take a right and follow signs to Long Beach
At flashing red light, take a right onto Sandridge Road
Follow Sandridge for several miles until you come to a large cyclone fenced area on the left. You will be close to Moby Dick Hotel, which is across the street on 258th on the right. If you get to a 3-way stop sign intersection, you have gone 1/8 mile too far.

Options for meetings and groups

The Moby Dick's spacious public rooms and rambling bay-front grounds are especially well suited for small focus groups, staff retreats, family reunions, and weekend workshops, as well as celebrations and special occasions, including weddings and receptions. Public areas include two living rooms on the main floor and a small lounge on the second floor. The restaurant dining room seats 30. There  are a number of paths winding through the woods adjoining the hotel and seating areas in the gardens and throughout the grounds. A piano, television, videos and c.d.s are available for guests.
 
Catering is available for all events. The restaurant is open to guests for dinner with 24-advanced reservations most evenings.  Please inquire about our upcoming special events open to the public.
 
The Yurt is new since 1999, and has a heated bamboo floor. Although we cannot serve food or beverages because of the flooring, it is possible to set up meeting and gathering spaces for up to 30 participants for most types of events. There are ample electrical outlets in the Yurt for slide shows, lighting, computers, etc.
 
The Sauna is an incredible bonus! Situated immediately overlooking Willapa Bay, there are benches on the Sauna Deck available for gazing at Long Island and the myriad types of birds constantly flying overhead or stalking waterland prey. Utilize this space for small conversation groups or while waiting for your sauna reservation.

Testimonials

"...It was exactly what I'd hoped to find on holiday...beautiful natural surroundings, a stylishly funky space, excellent cuisine highlighting local (and homegrown) food, peace and relaxation (ah! the sunset sauna, the garden, the soaking tub....). Stumbled upon it by happy accident and ended up staying an extra night...." traveladvisor.com
 
"Another delightful visit. Lovely sunrises, wonderful food, delightfully friendly and helpful personnel. Thank you for making our getaway break so relaxing."
 
"Beautiful view, beautiful gardens, delicious-exquisite food and awesome atmosphere with great decor! I'm telling friends, and I'm coming back!"
 
"Thank you for the scrumptious food! And the wonderful people who made our stay so memorable and relaxing. Thank you for creating such a healing and rejuvenating oasis. The stars were impeccable after our awesome sauna visit. Thank you!"
 
Thanks to the staff at Moby Dick for the perfect balance of pampering and solitude. The food was excellent and the surroundings lend well to relaxation and inspiration. Many, many thanks."

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