Hi, I'm Leslie!

Whales Watch Vacation Rentals is a small family-owned business specializing in comfortable, privately-owned vacation homes. The owners are people just like yourself, and we know you'll treat their homes with the same pride and care that you do your own.

We have lived here at Heceta Beach since 1994. We enjoy sharing with others what we get to enjoy every day. My husband was from Milwaukee Wisconsin, via Texas & Alaska. And I was originally from Northern, then Southern California. We fell in love with the small town atmosphere, and the temperate climate. It may be rainy, but you don't have to shovel rain, and the Ocean Breezes keep it an even 70 in the summer.

Here are my properties:

Florence Oregon Vacation Rentals - Cottage
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Florence Cottage
1 Bedroom / 1 Bathroom / Sleeps 4

“ Excellent ”6 Reviews

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$139

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Bedrooms:1
Bathrooms:1
Sleeps:4
Type:Cottage
Per night:$139
Per month:$4,170
Pets allowed:Yes
Internet:Yes

The Beachcomber Bungalow is a 1960's beach bungalow, which has been lovingly restored. Just 2 blocks from the beach it has a wind protected, sunny second floor deck, off of the living space. Plus a large side deck nestled in the trees. It has plenty of easy parking for your large...

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Excellent Rental!

“ Excellent ”
June 27, 2014
Our need for a vacation rental was a little unique. My parents were moving to Oregon from California and wanted to do some shopping around for houses. All of their stuff, less a few suitcases of clothes, was in storage in Eugene. They were still very comfortable for a month. This says a lot, Leslie stocked the place with everything they needed to feel comfortable! We were so pleased with the amenities. She had even left us a bottle of wine and an Oregon sand dollar from the beach! The house had a Roku with Netflix, Pandora, and some other TV services we never got to. There were also games and puzzles. We didn't have any children with us, but if we did they would have enjoyed the sand toys. One of the best perks was a book outlining different activities, restaurants, grocery stores etc. In Florence and the surrounding areas. It was nice to have a locals opinion at our fingertips. Also, Leslie was always a phone call away. She was so sweet, checking in to make sure we were comfortable. I would recommend this property to anyone visiting Florence. Great location, very clean and comfortable!
Jessica Roberts, San Diego, CA

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Florence Oregon Vacation Rentals - Home
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Florence Home
3 Bedrooms / 1 Bathroom / Sleeps 6

“ Excellent ”14 Reviews

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$150

/ night

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Bedrooms:3
Bathrooms:1
Sleeps:6
Type:Home
Per night:$150
Per month:$4,500
Pets allowed:Yes
Internet:Yes

Sea Lion Surf is a fully furnished Three Bedroom, 1 bath, 1200 square foot beach view rental just 100 feet from the beach, in Florence Oregon! This is the quintessential beach house. It started it's life as a top of the line single wide circa 1965. Sometime in the 80's someone...

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Christmas at the beach

“ Very Good ”
December 30, 2014
Thoroughly enjoyed our stay here in spite of pouring rain. Location is amazing. House and furnishings are worn but comfy.
sarah fogg, Fort Bragg, CA

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Leslie Kettenhofen
Leslie Kettenhofen
From Florence, Oregon
Member since June, 2006
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Whales Watch Vacation Rentals