For Your Protection

updated COVID-19 Notifications as of 1/1/2021

Mendocino County Health Order Requirements - Visitors to Mendocino county and guests of Mar Vista Farm + Cottages must comply with all County Shelter in Place orders when in effect. Guests must also agree to comply with any and all isolation/quarantine orders and contract tracing required by County public health authorities, in the event a guest is determined by a medical professional to require isolation or quarantine for COVID-19. It is the obligation of the guest(s) to fully comply with any such allocation of costs without recourse against the County of Mendocino.

Mar Vista staff, guests and you must comply with California and Mendocino County COVID-19 Safe Business Operations Protocols

By accepting your reservation confirmation, you agree to comply with these directives

Before leaving your home for Mar Vista check for signs of infection.

Do not come if you have any of these symptoms:

  • Fever or chills--check with a thermometer, above 100º take caution
  • Cough
  • Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing
  • Fatigue
  • Muscle or body aches
  • Headache
  • New loss of taste or smell
  • Sore throat
  • Congestion or runny nose
  • Nausea or vomiting
  • Diarrhea
  • Cranky

Should you develop these symptoms while at Mar Vista, you may be evaluated by local health practitioners and you may be required to remain quarantined in your cottage for two weeks at your expense without recourse against Mendocino County.

You agree to comply with any and all isolation/quarantine orders and contact tracing required by health authorities.

On arrival, provide contact information should you become incapacitated.

Your reservation may be canceled if another guest is required to be quarantined in the cottage you reserved.

Bring appropriate protective gear with you: face masks, thermometer, wipes, gloves, spray stuff, ... Resupply of our stock has been unpredictable.

You are required to wear a mask while outside of your cottage and maintain six feet distance from others not among your party, and wash hands frequently.

Parents must assure that their children comply with these safeguards.

As always, your cottage will be thoroughly cleaned, and now will be given a complete CDC disinfectant treatment.

We have decided not to share what we have to offer—bring your own games, books, card decks, entertainment,...

The Office, Glass House, Childrens Playhouse, Soaking Tub, and Fire Pit area are all temporarily Closed. Please limit one family at a time in the Harvest Garden.

Evening egg gathering will be managed to limit close encounters.

Do not swim in the ocean with a mask on.


At Mar Vista Cottages, we want everyone to be able to access our website, and to learn about our accommodations. Towards that end, we are working to improve the accessibility of our website, and comply with the WCAG 2.1 guidelines. We are always happy to discuss our facilities, accommodations, and services by telephone or email.