THE LUMMI ISLAND RETREAT LOCATED ON THE WATERFRONT?
Although the Retreat is not on the salt
water, it does overlook a lovely wetland and the beaches are just
a short walk away.
WHAT KIND OF COOKING
FACILITIES ARE THERE?
The kitchen is well equipped with stove, microwave, coffee maker,
refrigerator, dishwasher, dishes and some pans. There are also
some basic staples (spices, ketchup, rice, etc.). You may want
to bring extra bottled water for drinking or coffee and tea. The
unfiltered water, however, is safe for washing and drinking. There
is a propane grill on the front porch for cooking outside if you
WHERE CAN WE BUY FOOD
OR OTHER SUPPLIES?
There is a grocery store on the Island, but it has limited choices,
so you may want to bring your food supplies from the mainland.
(Their fresh bread, however, is wonderful! If you get there early
in the morning, you can get a loaf of cinnamon bread right from
Farm (Charles & Sharron Antholt)
2265 Tuttle Lane (360) 758-2711. Organic Vegetables and
Farmers Market- Unique small island
event, Saturday mornings
(10 am - 1 pm) from mid-April
through September at the Islander Store. Fresh produce,
pastries, crafts and local color.
Farm, 4300 Matia View Road(360) 758-7616. Fresh
eggs and pasta, and fresh vegetables.
Leo's Live Seafood
4098 Legoe Bay Road (360) 758-7318. Fresh seafood.
EATING OUT OR EATING IN (back
There are a limited number of options for eating out on the island,
but some quite nice ones are available. Check the Island Yellow
Pages in the living room. Here's a few restaurant ideas:
WE NEED TO BRING OUR OWN BEDDING AND TOWELS?
Bedding and towels are provided. There
are two bedrooms (one with a queen-sized bed and one with twin
beds) and also a double sized futon-couch in the living room.
Extra bedding and blankets can be found in either the hall closet
or in the closet in the queen bedroom. Although plenty of blankets
are available, if you sleep 'cool' or if you love your own pillow,
you may want to bring extra bedding.
ABOUT PETS? (back
Please leave your pets at home. We try to keep the home available
for those with allergies to animals and pets also disturb the
ABSOLUTELY NO FIREWORKS!!! (Even on the Fourth of July or New
Years!!!!) The wetland habitat is fragile and fireworks traumatize
WE ALLOWED TO HAVE A CAMPFIRE? (back
There is a fire-pit for campfires to roast marshmallows or hot
dogs or just to sit around and enjoy. Use it only when the fire
danger is low to medium! (Check the sign posted at the ferry dock.)
Feel free to roam the
property and enjoy the wetlands. Harvest and enjoy any of the
fruit that's ripe in either the front or back orchard. If it has
been hot and dry, the flowers under the eaves would love a little
WHERE IS THE
NEAREST PUBLIC PHONE? (back
The nearest public phone is at the store, just past the ferry