South Beach is a small unincorporated community that is located within Lincoln County, Oregon. Although South Beach, OR is located about 1.5 miles away from Newport, it is frequently considered to be a part of Newport. South Beach is along U.S. Highway 101 and sits to the south of Yaquina Bay. While Newport sits on one side of the community, Seal Rock is located on the other.
Despite its small size, South Beach is a popular destination among tourists due to its excellent weather and long stretches of beach. One of the main attractions within the area is South Beach State Park which extends into Newport. The area is also home to the South Beach Marina which provides access to Yaquina Bay.