Moonhill Guesthouse is the perfect starting point to explore Cortes Island. Centrally located on the south end close to Manson’s Lagoon, Smelt Bay and Hollyhock, Moonhill offers spacious and peaceful accommodation for Cortes Island visitors. At both forest and village edge, Moonhill is walking distance to many island amenities and popular swimming beaches. It is an easy launch point for your island adventures as well as a peaceful refuge and a good fit for couples, families, and friends.

The two-story guesthouse has an upstairs suite with a deck, queen bed and en-suite bathroom with toilet, sink and shower. It also has an extra fold-out futon. The downstairs living room provides a spacious furnished lounge area as well as a double bed and fold-out futon. The downstairs has a self-contained fully equipped kitchen with a double sink and a full-sized fridge and stove; in addition; there is a coffee-maker, kettle and toaster oven. The upper-story and downstairs are separated by outside stairs. A short covered walkway provides additional access to a large shared bathroom, holding a shower, jacuzzi tub, toilet, and sink. There are laundry facilities on-premises and free wifi.  Guest bikes are available, and there is plenty of space to relax in the yard, enjoy a meal on the outdoor picnic table or swing in a hammock under the gazebo.

Guesthouse dining table
  • The two-story guesthouse has an upstairs suite with a deck, double bed and ensuite bathroom (toilet, sink, and shower)
  • Downstairs studio space offers a spacious lounge area and a double bed and pull-out futon
  • The guesthouse can accommodate up to 3 couples (6 people)
  • Fully equipped kitchen with full-sized fridge, stove, and oven as well as a coffee-maker and toaster oven
  • Additional access to a shared bathroom with shower, jacuzzi tub, toilet, and sink.
  • Laundry facilities on the premiss
  • Free Wifi available
  • Guest bikes available


The guesthouse rents for $96 per night – minimum 3 night stay.
20% weekly price discount on stays longer than 7 days.
Check in time after 4:30 pm – Check out time before 12pm
Pets are negotiable


Please book through Air BnB.



Pedal Powered Produce Moonhill is a bicycle powered farm where organic fruits and vegetables are grown through natural gardening techniques. Practicing low impact, hand-worked cultivation and carbon free farming, Moonhill works the soil each year to provide fresh produce and herbs for visitors and local outlets.

Moonhill delivers fresh produce by bicycle to the Cortes Co-op
Moonhill specializes in kale and garden herbs.

Cortes Island

Cortes Island

About Cortes

Situated at the entrance of Desolation Sound, holding some of the Discovery Island’s most spectacular and abundant landscapes, Cortes Island offers visitors breath-taking beaches, lakes, and forests that make it an ideal destination for nature lovers and adventure seekers. The island’s remoteness, moderate climate, and rich west coast culture bring a special vibe that allows one to truly get away and settle into both the peaceful and wild energies that abound.

Getting to Cortes

Be sure when coming across from Campbell River to ask for a thru ferry ticket at the BC ferries ticket booth. Ferry schedules can be found at

Cortes Events: 2020