The Grey Gull is an iconic vacation condominium community located in Ocean Shores, Washington. Built in 1969 by world-famous architect Ralph Anderson, the Grey Gull is a standout among resorts. It offers a one-of-a-kind experience and is consistently ranked a favorite beach destination by its many guests.
The Grey Gull sits perched in the center of Ocean Shores Beach. Ocean Shores is a town of quaint, unusual buildings, and this property can’t be missed; it is shaped like a soaring seagull! Each of the 37 charming, unique units feature gas-burning fireplaces, fully-equipped kitchens, balconies, and sweeping ocean views. It is the perfect spot to stay for a night, a week, or longer.
Ocean Shores is an easy drive down to the southwest Pacific coast from Seattle. The small, picturesque township, and the surrounding North Beach communities proudly promote their distinction, “There’s no place like it.” They certainly do not advertise falsely offering guests a variety of galleries, boutiques, restaurants and cafes, oceanfront lodging, outdoor activities, and oh yes—the BEACH.
Top 3 Beaches Near the Grey Gull
There are, in fact, many beaches near the Grey Gull. We have listed three of the highest rated sites by visitors at Ocean Shores Beach.
Westport Beach lures beachgoers with 18 miles of sand and surf. The beach extends from Westport to Tokeland. Westport Beach has all the best features of a Pacific Northwest beach. Spend the day surfing, biking, paddleboarding, flying kites, or simply relaxing in the sun. The drive to Westport is approximately an hour-long as the ferry no longer runs between Ocean Shores and Westport.
Damon Point is another 5-star rated beach near the Grey Gull. Damon Point Park occupies a 61-acres of a spit that extends from the peninsula into Grays Harbor. A favorite site for long beach walks, picnics, and bird watching. Damon Point is also a fertile field for agate and shell hunters. The beach is 4-miles long and features stunning views of both the ocean and the bay.
North Jetty Beach
North Jetty Beach is located at the southern end of Ocean Shores. The area is famous for the massive rocks of the jetty. From a vantage point atop the rocks, you can watch huge waves crash and thunder below. Behind the jetty is a sandy beach with shallow waters for wading far out into the surf. Tidal pools host crabs, sea stars, urchins, anemones, small fish, and other sea life.
Washington’s Best Beaches
The Grey Gull is the longest continually operating properties in Ocean Shores. Its proximity to many beaches, wildlife, watersports, and the natural, relaxed hospitality brings guests back year after year. Start planning your perfect coastal getaway today. Visit The Grey Gull website for more information.