Travel Checklist

Packing List

Arrival & Departure Details

  • Check-in before 5:00pm on arrival day
  • Check-out by 10:00am on departure day
  • Programs begin with dinner on the first day (6pm) and end with lunch on the last day (12pm). However you may sign-up to take your last lunch to go if you need to leave earlier. Many programs include a morning session on the last day.
  • Final payment is 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.
  • Book your Massage & Healing Arts sessions in advance by emailing [email protected]
  • Submit your Health & Safety Declaration Form and check your symptoms. We ask that you stay at home if you are sick.

What to Bring

  • Personal face mask as recommended by BC Health
  • Proof of Vaccine
  • Flashlight – It’s dark at night where there are no city lights.
  • Warm Layers – It may be chilly at night.
  • Warm Socks or Slippers (no shoes in indoor spaces)
  • 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.
  • If camping – All of your camping gear including:
    • Tent and bedding
    • Towels & toiletries
    • Please leave no trace, pack out what you pack in
    • Due to fire safety, cooking on campsites is not permitted
  • 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