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Cortes Island Fast Facts

[threecol_one]Where can I get cash?[/threecol_one][threecol_two_last]The Coastal Community Credit Union has a branch on Cortes Island located down the road from Manson’s Hall. They have an ATM machine there for your convenience. Another ATM is available at Squirrel Cove General Store.[/threecol_two_last]
[threecol_one]Where can I get gas?[/threecol_one][threecol_two_last]Gas is available at the Gorge Harbour Marina and the Squirrel Cove General Store.[/threecol_two_last]
[threecol_one]Where can I buy prepared food?[/threecol_one][threecol_two_last]Cortes Island has five restaurants, three cafes/coffee shops, and two take-outs. More information is available on the restaurants page.[/threecol_two_last]
[threecol_one]Where can I buy groceries?[/threecol_one][threecol_two_last]Cortes Island has four markets that sell groceries: Cortes Market, Gorge Harbour Marina, Squirrel Cove General Store, and The Cortes Natural Foods Co-Op. [/threecol_two_last]
[threecol_one]Where can I buy liquor?[/threecol_one][threecol_two_last]Liquor is available at three island general stores: Gorge Harbour Marina, Cortes Market, and the Squirrel Cove General Store.[/threecol_two_last]
[threecol_one]Where can I go hiking?[/threecol_one][threecol_two_last]Cortes Island is full of hiking trails. Kw’as Park, Carrington Bay, Smelt Bay Provincial Park, and Easter Bluff are favourite hikes. See all Cortes Island Hikes on our hiking trails page. [/threecol_two_last]
[threecol_one]Where can I go swimming?[/threecol_one][threecol_two_last]Cortes Island is blessed with the warmest ocean water temperatures north of Mexico. Ocean swimming is best at Smelt Bay Provincial Park and Moonscape Beach. The warm water at Hague Lake is also a popular, family friendly destination throughout the summer. See all island beaches on our beaches page.[/threecol_two_last]
[threecol_one]Where can I stay?[/threecol_one][threecol_two_last]Cortes Island has a range of accommodation, including campgrounds, vacation rentals, bed and breakfasts, and resorts and lodges. Visit any of these pages to find the perfect accommodation to suit your trip! [/threecol_two_last]
[threecol_one]Where is the post office?[/threecol_one][threecol_two_last]There are three post offices on Cortes Island. One is in Manson’s Hall, one at the Squirrel Cove Store and the third one is the quaint little ‘federal building’ in Whaletown. They are open part days on Monday, Wednesday and Friday. The post office in Squirrel Cove is open Monday to Friday 9-5.[/threecol_two_last]
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