Travel Checklist

Staycation Packing List

Arrival & Departure Details

  • Check-in before 4:00pm on arrival day
  • Check-out by 10:00am on departure day
  • Final payment due on departure day. Note that Hollyhock accepts VISA, MasterCards, Debit Cards, and Canadian and American cash. (No cheques).

Before Your Trip

  • Plan and book all your travel points.
    • Our complimentary Hollyhock Shuttle provides rides to and from Cortes Island ferry, seaplane, or water taxi docks. It is only available between 10am – 4pm and you must reserve it at least 24 hours in advance.
  • Plan and book your meals. All guests are responsible for their own meals.
    • Hollyhock will be offering take-out dinners on Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays. Dinners will be a variety of themes including BBQ, Italian, Middle Eastern, Indian, Mexican, etc, and must be ordered by 3pm on the day. We are also offering limited Monday Islander Lunch Bowls on a first-come, first-serve basis.
    • The Cortes Co-op & Cafe and other restaurants are open
  • Book your Massage & Healing Arts sessions in advance by emailing pre-booking@hollyhock.ca
  • Submit your Health & Safety Declaration Form and check your symptoms (stay at home if you are sick)

What to Bring

  • If camping – All of your camping gear including:
    • Tent and bedding
    • Table-top propane cooking stove (no briquette stoves), cooking utensils, dishes, etc.
    • Biodegradable dish soap, small bin for washing dishes
    • Cooler, sealed containers for your food
    • Towels & toiletries
    • Please leave no trace, pack out what you pack in
  • Flashlight – It’s dark at night where there are no city lights.
  • Warm Layers – It may be chilly at night.
  • Light Rain Jacket – Just in case!
  • Sun Protection – Sunscreen, sunglasses, sunhat, etc.
  • Hiking Shoes and Water Shoes – For outdoor adventures!
  • Beach Towel – We have indoor-only towels for cabins, campers must provide their own towels.
  • Toiletries – We provide basic liquid soap (doubles as shampoo) for cabins, and campers must bring their own soap.
  • Note that linens and towels are provided for indoor cabins. Toilet paper is provided in the tent site bathhouse. 

What to Leave at Home

  • Valuables
  • Scented Products and Perfumes
  • Animal Companions
  • Judgement and Expectations