Bequia this Week
A handy calendar of events, aptly entitled "Bequia This Week", is published in print and on-line for this small Caribbean island every Friday, giving information about what's on where and when.
NO. 583 Mar 8th Mar 14th BEQUIA 2013 THIS WEEK Fri 8th Sat 9th Sun 10th Mon 11th International Women's Day, The Fig Tree - 2pm, poetry, greetings & readings, please bring a dish to share, men very welcome! Blue Tropic@Bequia Beach - Bequia’s new Tapas restaurant! Open Thurs & Fri from 4pm. See ad p.3 VHF 68/458 1600 The Fig Tree, Belmont Walkway - Fish Friday! Sample delicious fish dishes from 6pm, eat in or take-away VHF 68/457 3008 Maria’s French Terrace – Open 8am, b'fast, lunch & dinner, Happy Hour 6-7pm. Amanda Gooding Live from 6pm VHF 68/458 3337 Tantie Pearl’s – Two-course Lobster Special Fri, Sun, Mon, Wed EC$75/85, fabulous harbour view VHF 68/457 3160 Devil's Table, Bequia Marina - Friday Reggae Party with live music by “Infinity”! 458 3900 Mangos Beach Bar & Grill - Fresh seafood, lobster, lunch & dinner right by the beach 458 3361 Sugar Reef, Crescent Beach - Our new dinner: casual all-day dining, elegant surroundings, noon to 9 daily (closed Mon) 458 3400 L’Auberge, Hamilton - Live Lobster Pool, open for lunch & dinner - Stan & Cora live on keyboard & sax! VHF 68/457 3555 The DeckHouse - Opening Night! Join us for buckets of Hairoun 5 for EC$25 570 6590 Coco’s Place, Ocar - Grilled Lobster Special only EC$52, live music by “Cool Strummings” VHF 68/458 3463 The Fig Tree, Belmont Walkway - Now open daily from 8am for b'fast, lunch, dinner & drinks, free WiFi VHF 68/457 3008 Coco’s Place,Ocar - Delicious food, great atmosphere and view - Amanda Gooding Live from 7pm! VHF 68/458 3463 Papa’s Bar, Ocar – Open from 11am until... your favourite sports Live on TV - Six Nations Rugby! VHF 68/457 3443 Bagatelle@Bequia Beach - Lobster dinner & Live music with J. Gool & de Real Ting from 7pm. Res please! VHF 68/458 1600 Tantie Pearl’s – Two-course Curry Special – fish, conch or mutton EC$70, great sunset view! VHF 68/457 3160 Bequia Mission Annual Benefit & Raffle, The Fig Tree - From 4pm, dinner by ticket only, see ad page 4 The Fig Tree, Belmont Walkway - Local Vincy Breakfast. Watch it being made. Starting at 8.30am VHF 68/457 3008 The DeckHouse - Enjoy a slap-up brunch before hitting the beach. Reservations please. 570 6590 Bagatelle@Bequia Beach - B’fast, Lunch & Dinner – enjoy relaxing Sunday lunch from 12.30pm until 3pm VHF 68/458 1600 De Reef, Lower Bay – The place to be on Sunday, great sandwiches & lunches, dinner by res. VHF 68/458 3958 Mangos Beach Bar & Grill - Soca Sunday Beach Party from 3pm 458 3361 Papa’s Bar – Sunset cocktails and dinner, Live sports TV - Six Nations Rugby from Noon! VHF 68/457 3443 Gingerbread Restaurant - Dinner music by J. Gool & de RealTing, Bequia folk songs, calypso & more VHF 68/458 3800 Tantie Pearl’s – Sunset Cocktails! Suns 5-6.30pm, Mon,Wed & Fri 4.30pm - 6pm, soft mellow sounds... VHF 68/457 3160 Coco’s Place, Ocar - Delicious home-cooked Dinner with “Cool Strummings” live from 7pm! VHF 68/458 3463 L’Auberge, Hamilton - Prix fixe menu only EC$80 or a la carte, live lobster - Stan & Cora live! VHF 68/457 3555 Friendship Rose Classic Schooner - Tobago Cays, snorkeling, exploring, US$140, kids free! VHF16/495 0886/9 L’Auberge, Hamilton - Live Lobster Pool, open for lunch & dinner - Stan & Cora live on keyboard & sax VHF 68/457 3555 Maria’s French Terrace – Open 8am, b'fast, lunch & dinner, Happy Hour 6-7pm. Amanda Gooding Live from 7pm VHF 68/458 3337 Daily Calendar of events continued on page 2 firstname.lastname@example.org www.thegrenadinescollection.com +1 (784) 457 3888 +1 (784) 457 3739 +1 (784) 529 8046 +1 (784) 455 0969 …continued from front page BEQUIA THIS WEEK Tues 12th Friendship Rose Classic Schooner - Mustique, famous bars, lunch on board, US$140, kids free VHF16/495 0886/9 Tantie Pearl’s – Grilled Jerk Fish or Chicken only EC$65, great sunset harbour view view 457 3160 Jack's Bar, Princess Margaret Beach - Beach BBQ as usual! VHF 68/457 3762 Sugar Reef, Crescent Beach - Our new dinner: casual all-day dining, elegant surroundings, noon to 9 daily (closed Mon) 458 3400 Hike to Bequia Head - from Sugar Reef (Crescent Beach) at 9am, US$25 per person; reservations necessary! 430 0555 Atelier/Gallery Claude Victorine, Lower Bay - Paintings on silk & watercolours open today 10am-4pm 458 3150 Bagatelle@Bequia Beach - Beach BBQ only EC$85pp, Live music “Solutions” from 7pm until... Res. please! VHF 68/458 1600 Papa’s Bar – Mama‘s Italian Night - Reservations essential! Sports TV - Champion League Soccer! VHF 68/457 3443 Coco’s Place, Ocar - Delicious food, daily Lunch & Dinner, great view - “Jackie & Bob” live 7pm! VHF 68/458 3463 Keegan’s, Lower Bay – Movie Night: “The Maltese Falcon” starring Humphrey Bogart VHF 68/458 3530 Sugar Hill Bar & Rest'nt - Lobster night every Wed - live string music, great food, great location. Res pl. VHF 68/458 3773 L’Auberge, Hamilton - Prix fixe menu only EC$80 or a la carte, live lobster - Stan & Cora live! VHF 68/457 3555 Friendship Rose Classic Schooner - Tobago Cays, snorkeling, exploring, US$140, kids free! VHF16/495 0886/9 Maranne’s Ice Cream, Gingerbread Cafe - Sundaes, sorbets & yoghurt too! Open daily 10am–5.30pm 458 3041 Frangipani - World-famous Barbecue & Jump-up with the Elite Steel Band - res. essential! VHF 68/458 3255 The DeckHouse - Dine on the water & delight in the harbour seascape. Reservations please. 570 6590 Wed 13th Thurs 14th Bank Holiday Heroes Day Eating Out Fabulous open-air terrace overlooking Admiralty Bay Tues & Wed: Champion League Soccer Sat & Sun: 6 Nations Rugby Open Mon - Sat 11am ‘til... Sun Noon ‘til... …continued on next page Sports live on TV VH H FC 68 Bar and Restaurant on the Beach DE REEf OPEN DAILY Beer & Drinks specials! VHF CH 68 Delicious lunches Delightful dinners Reservations: 457-3443 Free WiFi LOWER BAY Tel: 458 3958 mac’s pizzeria Now open seven days a week! Open 11:00am - 10:00pm Situated between Gingerbread and The Fig Tree HOMEMADE ICE CREAM Sundaes and Splits, Qts and half gal Tubs to take away All Natural Ingredients downstairs at Gingerbread Cafe Tel: 593 7264 MARANNE’S Delicious Gourmet Ice Cream & Fruit Sorbets, Frozen Yogurt, Fresh Natural Yogurt Reservations VHF ch 68, tel: 458-3474 a local, natural, sensual Caribbean experience Now serving an all-day menu featuring rotis, salads and burgers, plus daily dinner specials BEQUIA Reservations 458-3400 Noon to 9 p.m. daily (Closed Mondays) day n u a S rty Soc ch Pa Bea 3pm from Eating Out / entertainment • Gourmet French Cuisine • Excellent wines view ular y Bay c a t c • Bequia's only Live Lobster Pool • Harbour View Spe dmiralt ay! of A West C “Stan & Cora” LIVE Friday, Sunday, Monday & Wednesday & Tel: 457 3555 • VHF 68 • email@example.com • Closed on Thursdays RESTAURANT FLOWER SHOP BOUTIQUE L’Auberge des Grenadines in HAMILTON • Open for Lunch & Dinner Oleander Rose Place - Kingstown St. Vincent Tel: 456-1989 firstname.lastname@example.org www.oleandercorner.com Where very good food and well priced wines are served in a beautiful setting. The place for fresh flowers, ladies fashion and exclusive gifts. Lounge,WiFi and outdoor seating available. Open Monday to Saturday 10am to 7pm • Lunch & Dinner daily • Down Island cool with a warm Caribbean welcome • Great Bequia kitchen • Fabulous harbour view Ocar • Bequia Tel: (784) 458-3463 email@example.com VHF 68 Blue TropiC Bagatelle Restaurant Daily Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner by the sea New Menus - New Chefs - New Lounges Live Music Wed & Sat - Check daily listings Swedish/Italian Chef Sandra's Delicious Tapas Here some samples from our menu: Gambas BBH - Prawns marinated in Chilli Ginger & Lime EC$32 Chorizo Pomodore fried Spanish Sausage in tomato & pepper sauce EC$22 Marinated black and green Olives in herbs and garlic EC$12 Bequia's first Tapas Restaurant After Beach Happy Hour -Thurs & Fridays at the BlueTropic Lounge Bar from 4 - 6pm firstname.lastname@example.org www.bequiabeach.com Tel: 458 1600 / 458 3368 …continued on next page activities / Services Bequia SUNSHINE SCHOOL Jumble & Book Sale Under the Almond Trees in Port Elizabeth Fridge, 6-burner stove, electronics, BBQ, grill, clothing, household items, toys & lots more! Donations still welcome at Wallace & Co or Sunshine School House Sitter available Professional single gentleman, currently on Bequia, looking for a house sit between Easter and the end of July. Longer term possible also. Tel. Graham on 528-2165 Saturday March 16th - 9am until... Dive Bequia “The Best Kept Secret of the Grenadines” Est. 27 years • • • • Experience the Underwater World Guided scuba and snorkel trips every day! Free 'Discover Scuba Lesson' Tuesdays at 1pm Diving & snorkeling equipment hire. Nitrox available! PADI courses up to Assistant Instructor +1(784) 458 3504 email@example.com +1(784) 495 9929 Located on Belmont Walkway by the Gingerbread Hotel Attention Advertisers! One on One Tuition Accommodation / Villa shoots Products / Sailing photography www.grahamwiffenphotography.com Tel: (784) 528 2165 | firstname.lastname@example.org email@example.com 457 3649 or 532 9554 Thursday 14th March is a Public Holiday Deadline for next weeks issue will be Tuesday 12th at noon! Activities / Services Rafﬂe and beneﬁt tickets for sale under the almond tree and at Solana’s Boutique Grand Prize: A 7 day self-chartered sailing trip for eight on a Sunsail St. Vincent luxurious catamaran, sailing from St. Vincent throughout the Grenadine Islands. First Prize: A 4 day self-chartered sailing trip through The Moorings Canouan. This too is on a luxurious catamaran, with sleeping cabins for up to 8 people. Second Prize: A four night stay for 2 two at the Sugarapple Inn at Friendship Bay in Bequia. The Sugarapple is ranked the #1 B&B in Bequia by Tripadvisor. Third Prize: A snorkeling trip for two, donated by Dive Bequia. 100% of proceeds go directly back to the people of Bequia and St. Vincent. This year, we are hoping to raise enough $ to continue to supply much needed basic medical supplies to the Bequia Hospital such as ointments, gauze, sutures, syringes, surgical gloves, etc. PROVIDING HELP AND HOPE TO THE PEOPLE OF BEQUIA Delicious Dinner, Music, Rafﬂe Drawing! EC$80 Sunday March 10, 2013, 4pm, The Fig Tree 1st Annual Benefit & Raffle Rafﬂe Prizes The Bequia Mission Voodoo Child • 50ft Luxury Cruiser Day & Overnight Cruises in the Grenadines & Southern Caribbean Snorkel, hike, relax and discover the fantastic & intimate Isle De Quatre Gow with the flow! Tuesday & Thursday only - from 6 up to 12p US$125pp Children 15 and under US$ 70 • Departure 9.30 @ Whaleboner jetty Return 16h @ the jetty - From St Vincent take the 8am ferry and join us for the day! Reservation only Lobster on request Day to the Tobago Cays Marine Park up to 12p, sandwiches & open bar US$1600 (Lunch available US$50/pp) Offshore Reef and game fishing day from Bequia - up to 6 anglers Open bar + sandwiches US$1200 (Lunch available $US50/pp) Sword fish fishing, price on request 4 hours night fishing trip from 7 pm to 11 pm from Bequia Up to 6 anglers, open bar + sandwiches US$900 Island Transfers on request Beach Splash! Shark BBQ! Open Bar! @ Isle De Quatre Rafﬂe tickets $10, or 3 for $20 .Winners need not be present at drawing For bookings and more info call (784) 526-9559 firstname.lastname@example.org Outdoor Art Sessions Led by Julie Lea every Tuesday afternoon “Sketching 101” 1-2 pm Details & Sign-up: (784)-455-4677 EXPLORE THE GRENADINES IN STYLE 4-day Charter on a Luxury Yacht • Sail, Snorkel, Hike, Dive… Aboard 61ft S/Y SUDIKI Bring your own art materials or use those provided, have lunch and spend a relaxing afternoon painting at SUGAR REEF, on beautiful Industry Beach. Beginners encouraged! Painting 2.30-4.30 pm email@example.com • All Meals & Ship’s Bar included • 2 Queen-Sized Cabins • from US$250 pp. per day • Fully Licenced & Insured • Tel (784) 528 - 4440 www.sudikicharters.com Mango Art Studio Belmont Bequia “Bequia Reflections” Paintings & Prints by Julie Lea Oils & Watercolours by Peter Carr Mustique: Mondays 8.30 Original Art beginning from EC$50 - great gifts www.mango-art-studio-bequia.com Visitors welcome by appointment - (784) 455 4677 US$80 lunch & drinks Cell 455 1154 or 458 3782 firstname.lastname@example.org Isle de Quatre Beach Picnic: - US$100 incl drinks Departure from Dinghy Dock under the Almond Tree Michael Tours 32 ft. power yacht www.friendshiprose.com email@example.com Tel: (784) 457 3888 Yacht Garbage Disposal Ashore, there is only one place to dispose of yacht garbage – the skips located off the Fish Market Jetty next to the Vegetable Market. These are reserved exclusively for yachties’ use. Alternatively, yacht garbage may be delivered “at sea” to Daffodil Marine or other reliable water taxis Charge usually $3.00 to $5.00 per bag. Day Trips to Mustique & Neighbouring Islands with experienced Local Skipper BALANCE TOURS US$80 per person 35ft Cabin Cruiser Fishing trips or Day trips to St. Vincent Dumping in unauthorized places is a prosecutable offence! "A fabulous day out!" Printed by Quik-Print (St. Vincent) Ltd Call: 458 3086 / 495 2617 Bequia this Week is produced & published by Outhouse Graphics Inc © 2013 For advertising space and rate details contact firstname.lastname@example.org or call: 457 3649 Fitness / Health Bequia: Mondays & Thursdays, 3pm – 6pm Office upstairs Bequia Venture, phone 458-3937 Kingstown, St. Vincent: Tuesdays & Fridays 8am - 2pm Sprott Bros. Plaza, Bay Street, 2nd floor For appointments phone 485-6449 13 years on Bequia Marc Erdrich/Ruth Boerger massage therapists Dr. Gregory Thomas Pamper your body & treat yourself to a relaxing massage, pedicure or manicure. We provide therapeutic massage services, facials & nail treatments in the comfort of your home, villa or yacht For appointment or more information call: (1) 784 530 6123 or 498 0072 Serenity Day Spa is now opened on the mainland SERENITY DAY SPA The Healthy Way by Yukiko Duncan, Lic. Ac. (MA, USA) upstairs Bequia Venture store in Port Elizabeth, Bequia By appointment only, call 457-3631 or 431-6782 or e-mail email@example.com New!! Facial Rejuvenation Acupuncture☺ Acupuncture for pain relief and relaxation at your hotel or villa 784-430-5763 784-457-5625 Enjoy a couples massage www.massage.vc firstname.lastname@example.org SATI YOGA CLASSES Private yoga & fitness sessions available Beginners, men and women welcome! Monday & Thursday - 9:30am Phone: (784) 454-0939 Yoga mats available, bring your own towel Restorative, Gentle class - Wed 9:30am AA Do you need help to control your addiction? Worried about your drinking habits? Want to stop but don’t know how? AA meets at 4.00pm Wednesdays upstairs Bequia District Council & at 5.00pm Tuesdays at the Community Centre, Paget Farm For info/transport call Doug 495 2055 or Dave 433 9505 shopping / services / FOR SALE continued on next page • • • • PRINTING • RUBBER STAMPS PHOTOCOPYING • COLOUR COPY SERVICE GRAPHIC DESIGN • DIGITAL FULL COLOUR PRINTING STATIONERY • FLYERS Kingstown, (St. Vincent) Ltd, Bay Street, Phone: (784) 456-2217 • Fax: (784) 457-2996 e-mail: email@example.com Bequia Tel: 458 3286 Fax: 458 3964 TOURISM ASSOCIATION www.bequiatourism.com Visit our Tourism Office! Stamps & postcards, phone cards, newspapers, advice on tours, daytrips, accommodation Open daily - located opposite Customs/Revenue building Or purchase ebook at www.kobobooks.com | www.amazon.com | http://bit.ly/LvBu1j shopping / Services / For Sale Doris Fresh Food Located in Back Street! (formerly Le Petit Jardin) Imported meats, cheeses, fresh fruit and vegetables. Fine wines and spirits! Open Mon - Sat 8am - 5pm Sundays 8.30 - noon! Upstairs behind St. Mary’s Church (enter by Island Things Boutique) Call Yvonne: 498 7137 or 458 3288 Call Agneta: 430 5021 Mon – Fri 9.30 am till 1pm or by appointment Large selection of Beautiful Furniture We also sell pottery, hammocks & baskets Tel: 458 3625 firstname.lastname@example.org SHOP & CAFÉ ˙ Downstairs Coco’s Place, Ocar 2 docks nearby! For Sale AB 13 ft inflatable dinghy in very good condition 1996 - 28 HP elect. start Johnson outboard, tank and battery. US$3500 Come & sit in our café or order take away! We serve baguettes, salads, delicious smoothies, juices, wine by the glass & ice cold beers. Wide selection of frozen meats, frozen fish, seafood, pasta, olive oils, vegetables, fresh frozen berries, fruits & wines. Call for orders: 458 3485 - Free delivery to yachts & villas for purchases over EC$200 Tel: 526 9559 BEQUIA SAILING CLUB 2013 EASTER REGATTA Check BTA Office or Frangi Mon, Wed &Fri Open Monday to Friday 9am - 5pm Saturday 9am - 1pm NEW Merchandise NOW in! Great Souvenirs & Gifts Professional www.actionbequia.org Completely new and rewritten with the latest news! Photography of Villas and Properties for Websites, Brochures & Magazines Over 22 Years Experience in Bequia Tel: (784) 532 9553 email@example.com real estate / Villa Rentals House For Sale IN FRIENDSHIP BAY Red uce Scheduled Flights to and from Barbados! d! om ir.c ga v w.s ww Daily Flat location, mins from beach, 2 beds, 1 bath, large terrace 8027 sq. ft. fenced with mature trees, quiet neighborhood E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org for details/photos or call (784) 492 9130 US$219,950 or best offer!! Want to fly to Mustique or St. Vincent from Bequia? email@example.com Call us for details! Daily Flights to Barbados Tel: (784) 457 5124 real estate / Villa Rentals