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NO. 631 Apr 4th Apr 10th

BEQUIA

2014

THIS WEEK

Fri 4th

La Plage Bar & Rest'nt, Lower Bay - From 10am for Lunch & Dinner, closed on Mons, open Thurs for Lunch only 458 3361 Sugar Reef Cafe, Crescent Beach - Farm and fisherman to table, daily noon to 9 p.m. 458 3400 Papa’s Bar, Ocar – Open Mon-Sat lunch & dinner from 11am until… Sunday from 5pm VHF 68/457 3443 The DeckHouse, Hamilton Waterfront - Tues-Saturday Lunch & Dinner & Sunday Brunch. Res. pref. VHF 68/570 6590 Devil's Table, Bequia Marina - Daily from 3pm. Live music Friday night, Free Wifi! VHF 68 458 3900/3443 The Fig Tree - Famous Fish Friday, from 6pm - don't miss it! Open daily from 11am, closed Tuesdays! VHF 68/457 3008 Jack's Bar - Early bird Dinner Special nightly from 6.30pm; reservation a must, free Wifi VHF 68 458 3809/457 3762 Coco's Place, Ocar - Andy Cruickshank live on keyboard and vocals tonight from 7.45pm VHF 68/458 3463 Virginia Hub Bar, Hamilton - Friday night is party night! DJ Ozan and Kamani. Chill out, play pool 532 8586 Tantie Pearl’s – 2-Course Lobster Special from only EC$75! Also on Monday & Wednesday nights VHF 68/457 3160 L’Auberge, Hamilton - Open for Lunch & Dinner - Live Lobster Pool, “Wry Worry” Live! VHF 68/457 3555

Sat 5th

Papa’s Bar, Ocar – Open Monday-Saturday lunch & dinner from 11am until… Sun from 5pm VHF 68/457 3443 Bagatelle@Bequia Beach - Fresh Grilled Lobster Dinner – Candle Light Dining EC$110/EC$135pp from 7pm. Res.pl VHF 68/458 1600 Coco's Place, Ocar - Open daily for lunch & dinner, great harbour view, delicious local cuisine! VHF 68/458 3463 Tommy’s Restaurant, Belmont Waterfront - Enjoy Happy Hours 4-6 Mon-Sat & great sunsets, res 457 3779 Tantie Pearl’s – Tantie's delicious 3-course local cooking tonight, only EC$72! Great harbour view! VHF 68/457 3160 Devil's Table, Bequia Marina - Reggae Music from 9pm VHF 68 458 3900/3443

Sun 6th

The DeckHouse, Hamilton Waterfront - Don't miss our slap-up Sunday Brunch 10am-1pm. Res VHF 68/570 6590 Papa’s Bar – Open from 5pm until... after beach Lime Special, 5-6pm VHF 68/457 3443 Jack's Bar - Sunday afternoon lime - Sunset Drinks Specials, free Wifi! VHF 68 458 3809 /457 3762 L’Auberge, Hamilton - Open for Lunch & Dinner - Live Lobster Pool, “Wry Worry” Live! VHF 68/457 3555 Coco's Place, Ocar - Daily lunch & dinner, great harbour view, “Cool Strummings” String Band VHF 68/458 3463 Gingerbread Restaurant – Dinner music by J. Gool & De Real Ting, Bequia folk songs, calypso & more VHF 68/458 3800 De Chill Spot Sports Bar & Grill - Karaoke Night!! … Sparrow Rum mix only EC$5.00 458 3913 Bagatelle@Bequia Beach - Delicious Dinner, a la carte Italian Cuisine served from 7pm, Reservations please! VHF 68/458 1600

Mon 7th

Friendship Rose Classic Schooner - Tobago Cays, snorkeling, exploring, US$150, kids free! VHF16/495 0886/9 Bagatelle@Bequia Beach - Open daily for Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner – enjoy relaxing by the beach! VHF 68/458 1600 Tommy’s Restaurant, Belmont Waterfront - Relax & Enjoy Fish Specials, Salads or ½ lb burgers res 457 3779 Sugar Reef Cafe, Crescent Beach - At an historic coconut plantation, open daily noon to 9pm 458 3400 L’Auberge, Hamilton - Lunch & Dinner, prix fixe or a la carte menu, Live Lobster Pool, “Wry Worry” Live! VHF 68/457 3555 Daily Calendar of events continued on page 2

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BEQUIA THIS WEEK

Tues 8th

Friendship Rose Classic Schooner - Mustique, famous bars, lunch on board, 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 Tantie Pearl’s – Grilled Jerk Fish or Chicken 2 courses only EC$65, fabulous harbour sunset views VHF 68/457 3160 Jack's Bar - Tuesday Night BBQ is back with live music, free Wifi VHF 68 458 3809/457 3762 Keegan’s, Lower Bay – Happy Hour “Sparrow Time” every Tuesday from 5-7pm VHF 68/458 3530

Wed 9th

Sugar Hill Bar & Restaurant - Lobster night with live string music, great food - great location! VHF 68 /45 83773 The Fig Tree - Curry Wednesday! Selection of curries plus regular menu, live music! VHF 68/457 3008 L’Auberge, Hamilton - Lunch & Dinner, prix fixe or a la carte menu, Live Lobster Pool, “Wry Worry” Live! VHF 68/457 3555 Bagatelle@Bequia Beach - Delicious Beach BBQ, Live music “Solutions”, only EC$90 pp, from 7pm. Res please! VHF 68/458 1600 Keegan’s, Lower Bay – Movie Night by the beach: “Life of Pi” VHF 68/458 3530 Coco's Place, Ocar - Bob & Friends live tonight on acoustic guitar, from 7.45pm VHF 68/458 3463

Thurs 10th

Friendship Rose Classic Schooner - Tobago Cays, snorkeling, exploring, US$150, kids free! VHF16/495 0886/9 Frangipani - World-famous Barbecue & Jump-up with the Elite Steel Band - res. essential! VHF 68/458 3255

Eating Out

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L’Auberge des Grenadines

for Lunch & Dinner

• Gourmet French Cuisine • Excellent wines view culalrty Bay a t c e • Bequia's only Live Lobster Pool • Harbour View Sp dmira ay! of A West C “Wry Worry Experience” LIVE - Fri, Sun, Mon and Weds & Tel: 457 3555 auberge@caribrestaurant.com VHF 68 Closed Thursdays

Bagatelle Restaurant Fabulous Beachside Restaurant & Beach Bar

Daily breakfast, lunch & dinner - Fine dining/International flair

Sunday Dinner – Scrumptious Italian Cuisine a la carte Reservations please info@bequiabeach.com www.bequiabeach.com Tel: 458 1600 / 458 3368

mac’s pizzeria

Open 11:00am - 9:00pm Situated between Gingerbread and The Fig Tree

Limited availability

Day passes US$ 99.00 per person

in HAMILTON • Open

from 10am – 5pm includes: • Welcome drink on arrival • Access to swimming pool, gym, sauna, restaurant, library/reading room, free wi-fi • Use of a cabana, beach/pool towels • Light lunch with drink • 1 x 20 minute massage treatment • Afternoon/evening drink • Access to Non-Motorised Watersports (Sunfish at small additional fee) • Access to Snorkeling Equipment

Bequia Beach Hotel Spa & Watersports Enquire about Specials! (open to non residents - subject to availibility)

Farm and fisherman to table at a beachfront coconut plantation Open daily, noon to 9 p.m. info@sugarreefbequia.com 458-3400

Open Daily!

Reservations VHF ch 68, tel: 458-3474 Fabulous open-air terrace overlooking Admiralty Bay Follow the blue streak of lightS on our roof to find us!

Sports live on big screen TV!

Kitchen always open till 10pm! Monday - Saturday from 11am ‘til... Sunday 5pm ‘til...

Res: 457-3443 / 455 5463

VHF CH 68

Free WiFi

MARANNE’S

HOMEMADE ICE CREAM Delicious Gourmet Ice Cream & Fruit Sorbets, Frozen Yogurt, Fresh Natural Yogurt

Sundaes and Splits, Qts and half gal Tubs to take away All Natural Ingredients downstairs at Gingerbread Cafe Tel: 593 7264


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RESTAURANT FLOWER SHOP BOUTIQUE

Eating Out

Oleander

Rose Place - Kingstown St. Vincent Tel: 456-1989 info@oleandercorner.com 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

Bequia

Day Trips to Mustique & Neighbouring Islands with experienced Local Skipper

35ft Cabin Cruiser

US$100 per person

Fishing trips or Day trips to St. Vincent

Call: 458 3086 / 495 2617

"A fabulous day out!"

Michael Tours 32 ft. power yacht Mustique:

Mondays 8.30am Departure from Dinghy Dock under the Almond Tree

Isle de Quatre Beach Picnic:

Call for dates and prices: Cell 455 1154 or 458 3782 michaeltoursbequia@yahoo.com

Explore beautiful islands… Snorkel colourful reefs… Swim with turtles… Aboard an elegant 62ft sailing yacht All cruises are fully inclusive Tobago Cays US$ 130 Mustique US$ 125 Isle de Quatre US$ 120 Tobago Cays & Mustique US$ 280 www.octopus-caribbean.com Phone: 1 (784) 432 5201

Find us on Tripadvisor

www.friendshiprose.com

TOURISM ASSOCIATION www.bequiatourism.com

Visit our Tourism Office! Stamps & postcards, newspapers, flags advice on tours, daytrips, accommodation Open daily - located opposite Customs/Revenue building

activities

BALANCE TOURS

Tel: 458 3286 Fax: 458 3964

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Bequia Spring Cleaning Let’s Tackle it Together!

We urgently need donations of GARBAGE BAGS so that we can clean up Bequia. One or two bags, a whole pack please give us as many as you can. Garbage Bag collection points are:

Sweetie Bird Cafe & BTA Office Please drop off your donations of bags in the next 2 weeks, before 14th April. We will organise the clean-up in time for the arrival of our Easter Visitors. Organised by Bequia District Council Assisted by BTA and Action Bequia

Boat Charter - Nicola IV 44FT Sailing Yacht

For only US$125 pp Mustique or Ile de Quatre or Buccament Bay Overnight to Tobago Cays also available

Boat Charter - Nicola V 35ft Power Boat Unique - Tour the Grenadines in just 1 Day!

(Mustique, Canouan, Mayreau, Union Island, Tobago Cays & Petit St. Vincent). Also available Snorkeling & Fishing Tours; incl. Lunch and Rum Punch. For Information & Bookings call:

(784) 454 3750 / 495 4229

email: nicola111@bequia.net

BEQUIA SAILING CLUB Regatta T-shirts 2014!

Also Sailing Club Logo T-SHIRTS & Caps

Great Souvenirs & Gifts

Check Frangi Mon - Fri or BTA Office daily!

friendshiprose@mac.com Tel: (784) 457 3888


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Taxis/Water Taxis Dollar Vans

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BEQUIA

GENERAL INFORMATION

Bequia Police Station 458 3350 VHF 16 “ZedQS Bequia” Coastguard 457 4578 Bequia Hospital 457 3328 VHF ch. 16 ”Juliet8Foxtrot” Bequia Doctor 454 3514 Post Office Mon - Fri: 9.00am-12noon, 1pm-3.00pm Saturday closed Cruisers’ Net: VHF on Channel 68 - Daily at 0800 - Current weather & local information Customs & Immigration: Mon - Fri: 8.30am - 6pm (closed 12-1pm), Sat: 8.30am - 12 noon, 3pm - 6pm, Sun: 9am - 12 noon; 3pm - 6pm Overtime fees may be charged - Clearing in and out outside office hours and on Public Holidays is normally possible by arrangement.

call VHF on Channel 68 depart regularly from Port Elizabeth

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activities

BOOK LAUNCH & Book Signing “BEQUIA FEAST OF COLOR“ at The Fig Tree Restaurant, Belmont Walkway Wednesday, April 16 from 5:30-7:30 pm, Open Bar

Meet PETER CARR, artist, sailor, world traveller Exhibition of Peter's new Bequia paintings Stay for Curry Night & Music by Amanda Gooding Reservations 457-3008

Mango Art Studio

Belmont Bequia

"Bring Home the Color"

Original Paintings and art books of Bequia Life by Peter Carr and Julie Lea open by appointment, (784) 455 4677 www.mango-art-studio-bequia.com

BEQUIA MARITIME MUSEUM Ocar, 3 min. from Sargeant’s Model Boat Shop

Boatbuilding, Model Boats, History and more… Open Mon-Fri from10- 4 , Closed Sat & Sun US$6 contribution requested For more info call 457 3685 / 495 8559

eBook: http://wp.me/P3hqf-xn


Fitness / Health Welcome to

Lydia’s Massage • Therapeutic Body Massage • Japanese Facial Massage KOBIDO

www.motionandsilence.com

(Discover the art of facial rejuvenation)

Bequia: Behind St. Mary’s Anglican Church Tel: 431-6464 (English)

Villa & Hotel Visits in Bequia by appointment! Tel: + 1 784 527 1387 anne.mehn@gmail.com

St. Vincent: Haddon Hotel

430-4219

Yoga & Pilates Classes & Day Retreats in St. Vincent Holistic Physiotheraphy specialised in Cranio-Sacrale-Osteopathy and Manual Therapy

(Spanish)

Yoga on Bequia • SATI YOGA

MASSAGE on the BEACH

Sati means mindfulness, paying attention. In all classes there is attention on breath, alignment, & energy. Intermediate level - Monday & Wednesday 9:30am Beginners - Monday 11:15am Restorative Yoga - Tuesday 9:30am Intermediate level - Wednesday 9:30am Yoga mats available. Bring your own towel. PRIVATE SESSIONS

with qualified Spa Therapist Anette

Enjoy a relaxing massage under the palm trees

on Princess Margaret Beach Open daily from 1pm or call for an appointment Tel: 430 9772

For more info Call: (784) 455-4565

The Healthy Way Acupuncture

Mondays & Fridays 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 yukikoduncan@gmail.com �� ����� �� ������

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Dr. Gregory Thomas

Bequia: Mondays & Thursdays, 3pm – 6pm Office upstairs Bequia Venture, phone 458-3937 ����

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Kingstown, St. Vincent: Tuesdays & Fridays 8am - 2pm Kenmars Mall, Halifax Street, ground floor For appointments phone 485-6449

shopping / Services / For Sale

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The Garden Boutique Large selection of Beautiful Furniture We also sell pottery, hammocks & baskets

Upstairs behind St. Mary’s Church

(enter by New Bookshop)

Mon – Fri 9.00 am till 1pm or by appointment

Call 498 7137 or 458 3518

Visit our elegant

We Make Hand Painted Batik Large Selection of colourful Caribbean Designer Wear Beach Wear Jewellery Open Mon - Sat 8.30am - 6pm

Tel: 458 3892

Opp. St. Mary’s Church

Liquor Store

Wide Selection of Fine Imported Wines for all Tastes Spirits, Beers, Bottled Water, Soft Drinks and Teas!

Free Delivery to Homes and Yachts • Retail and Wholesale Mon-Sat 8am to 6pm, Sun 9am to noon Tel: (784) 533-0502

Exclusive Distributor of for the Grenadines

Located downstairs Gingerbread Hotel on the Belmont Walkway Email: vintagesbequia@live.com


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!

Tel: 458 3625

doris_freshfood@yahoo.com

LINA’S Br ss e n ead & Delicate (Yacht provisioning and much more)

Simply the Best Bread, Pastries and Sandwiches! Open daily from 8am

Bayshore Mall - next to Customs

Tel 458 3181 VHF 68

Nature Zone Lower Bay, Bequia

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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: quikprint@vincysurf.com

Organically Grown Herbs & Vegetables Roquette/Arugula, Asian & Mustard Greens Mixed Salads, String Beans & much more…

Harvest Fresh Daily! Ask for Jacqueline Open Mon to Sat 9am - 5pm Tel: 458 3793

Professional

For Sale

Photography

1991 JEEP WRANGLER Low Mileage Call 533-1822

of Villas and Properties for Websites, Brochures & Magazines Over 25 Years Experience in Bequia Tel: (784) 532 9553 photo@bequiasvg.com

TOP SOIL For Sale “The Best Quality in Bequia” Located on the left hand side of the well in Spring

• Contact Oslyn Bunyan

Tel: 457 3147 / 528 9891 or 497 3692 bunyana@yahoo.com

www.actionbequia.org 'Making a Big Difference to a Small Island'

real estate / Villa Rentals

House For Sale

ON 2/3RDS OF AN ACRE OVERLOOKING SPRING BAY 4 BEDROOMS, 3 BATHROOMS, POOL & MORE

Asking US$1,350,000

www.ladolcevitabequia.com For appointment call 784-457-3785

House For Sale IN FRIENDSHIP BAY

Pri ce Sla she d!

Flat location, mins from beach, 2 beds, 1 bath, large terrace 8027 sq. ft. fenced with mature trees, quiet neighborhood

Bargain US$175,000 or best offer!!

E-mail: bequiahouse@gmail.com for details/photos or call (612) 454 6910

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. Dumping in unauthorized places is a prosecutable offence.

Help keep Bequia Clean and Green!

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A handy calendar of events, aptly entitled "Bequia This Week", is published in print and on-line for this small Caribbean island every Frida...

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