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Fri 5th

Blue Tropic@Bequia Beach - Bequia’s only Tapas restaurant! Fri from 4pm, last tapas night of the season! 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 6.30pm VHF 68/458 3337 Tantie Pearl’s – Two-course Lobster Special Fri, Sun, Mon, Wed EC$75/85, fabulous harbour v.ew VHF 68/457 3160 Devil's Table, Bequia Marina - Friday Reggae Party with live music by “Infinity”! 458 3900 Mangos Beach Bar & Grill - Singles & Mingles, meet new friends, drinks specials, smooth silky music 458 3361 Sugar Reef, Crescent Beach - Glam Night with Amanda Gooding on acoustic guitar from 6.30 to 8.30pm 458 3400 The DeckHouse, Hamilton - Dine on our deck on the water under the stars. Reservations preferred 570 6590 Coco’s Place, Ocar - Grilled Lobster Special only EC$52, live music by “Cool Strummings” VHF 68/458 3463 L’Auberge, Hamilton - Live Lobster Pool, open for lunch & dinner, great view! VHF 68/457 3555

Sat 6th

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! 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

Sun 7th

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 preferred. 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 & Reggae Beach Party with DJ Shotta from 3pm, drinks on special! 458 3361 Papa’s Bar – Sunset cocktails and dinner, Live sports TV! 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 L’Auberge, Hamilton - Prix fixe menu only EC$80 or a la carte, live lobster, great harbour view! VHF 68/457 3555 Coco’s Place, Ocar - Delicious home-cooked Dinner with “Cool Strummings” live from 7pm! VHF 68/458 3463

Mon 8th

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 - great view of Admiralty Bay! VHF 68/457 3555 Daily Calendar of events continued on page 2

waterside bar+ grill Tuesday to Saturday 11am - 9pm, Sunday Brunch 10am - 2pm located on the waterfront below hamilton fort phone: +1 (784) 570 6590 email:

+1 (784) 457 3888 +1 (784) 457 3739 +1 (784) 529 8046 +1 (784) 455 0969

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Tues 9th

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

Wed 10th

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 – Open air dining on our terrace - great view, Qtr. Final Soccer live, 2.45pm on TV! 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: “Alex Cross” 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, great view! VHF 68/457 3555

Thurs 11th

Friendship Rose Classic Schooner - Tobago Cays, snorkeling, exploring, US$140, kids free! VHF16/495 0886/9 Mangos Beach Bar & Grill - BBQThursday from 12 noon, music by “Farine” string band and local DJs 458 3361 Maranne’s Ice Cream, Gingerbread Cafe - Sundaes, sorbets & yoghurt too! Open daily 10am–5.30pm 458 3041 The DeckHouse - Dine on the water and delight in the harbour seascape. Reservations preferred. 570 6590 Devil's Table, Bequia Marina - Nightly Dinner Special by Mrs Lars EC$55! 458 3900 Frangipani - World-famous Barbecue & Jump-up with the Elite Steel Band - res. essential! VHF 68/458 3255

Eating Out

Blue Tropic

Bagatelle Restaurant Fabulous Beachside Restaurant & Beach Bar

Bequia's only Tapas Restaurant FRIDAY TAPAS NIGHT - Last of the Season! Choice of delicious Tapas from just EC$12! After Beach Happy Hour - this Friday at the BlueTropic Lounge Bar from 4 - 6pm

Daily Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner by the sea New Menu - New Chefs - New Lounges LIVE Music Wednesday & Saturday - check out daily listings!

Fabulous open-air terrace overlooking Admiralty Bay Qtr Final Champions League Soccer 2nd leg Tue 9 & Wed 10 - starting time 2.45pm Monday to Thursday afternoon specials from 4 - 6pm Beer & Drinks specials!

Reservations: 457-3443

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Open Mon - Sat 11am ‘til... Sun 5pm ‘til...


Free WiFi

Tel: 458 1600 / 458 3368


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Delicious lunches Delightful dinners



Tel: 458 3958

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)

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Eating Out

L’Auberge des Grenadines

in HAMILTON • Open for Lunch & Dinner

view • Gourmet French Cuisine • Excellent wines ular y Bay c a t c Spe dmiralt ay! of A West C • Bequia's only Live Lobster Pool • Harbour View & Tel: 457 3555 • VHF 68 • • Closed on Thursdays

• Lunch & Dinner daily • Down Island cool with a warm Caribbean welcome • Great Bequia kitchen • Fabulous harbour view

mac’s pizzeria

Open 11:00am - 10:00pm Situated between Gingerbread and The Fig Tree

Ocar • Bequia Tel: (784) 458-3463


VHF 68

Tel: 458 3286 Fax: 458 3964


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

Now open seven days a week!

Reservations VHF ch 68, tel: 458-3474



Rose Place - Kingstown St. Vincent Tel: 456-1989

activities / Services

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 …continued on next page

“Ten songs from Bequia” Mango Art Studio “Bequia Reflections” By J. Gool featuring music by Jackie Baptiste CDs now on sale at Maranne’s Ice Cream at Gingerbread and Bequia Tourism Office

Great Gift or Bequia Souvenir!

One on One Tuition Accommodation / Villa shoots Products / Sailing photography Tel: (784) 528 2165


Belmont Bequia

Paintings & Prints by Julie Lea Oils & Watercolours by Peter Carr

Original Art beginning from EC$50 - great gifts Visitors welcome by appointment - (784) 455 4677



To advertise in this publication, contact us by Tuesday of each week! Tel: (784) 457 3649


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!

Activities / Services Tel: (784) 457 3888


Voodoo Child • 50ft Luxury Cruiser

Aboard 61ft S/Y SUDIKI

Day & Overnight Cruises in the Grenadines & Southern Caribbean

Beach Splash! Shark BBQ! Open Bar! @ Isle De Quatre

4-day Charter on a Luxury Yacht • Sail, Snorkel, Hike, Dive…

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

• All Meals & Ship’s Bar included • 2 Queen-Sized Cabins • from US$250 pp. per day • Fully Licenced & Insured • Tel (784) 528 - 4440

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

Day Trips to Mustique & Neighbouring Islands with experienced Local Skipper

35ft Cabin Cruiser

4 hours night fishing trip from 7 pm to 11 pm from Bequia Up to 6 anglers, open bar + sandwiches US$900

US$80 per person

Island Transfers on request

Fishing trips or Day trips to St. Vincent

For bookings and more info call (784) 526-9559

Call: 458 3086 / 495 2617

"A fabulous day out!"

Bequia Harbour

Wheres & Whats

St. Michael’s Catholic Church

Dinghy Dock

Market Square

Gas Station

Tourism Association Office


Model Boat Shop

Main Ferry Dock


New Dinghy Dock

Day Charters / Cruise Ship Tenders

Front Street




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Fuel Dock/ Phone: (784) 458 3286

“The Best Kept Secret of the Grenadines” Est. 27 years

Market Dock Post Office, Customs & Immigration

T Bequia Marina

Bequia Tourism Association

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Clive Tannis Playing Field Basketball Football



Dive Bequia

Port Elizabeth $

Hospital Pharmacy Almond Tree

Bank Yacht Garbage Containers

Dinghy Dock

St. Mary’s Anglican Church (1829)

Public Toilets

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

+1(784) 495 9929

Located on Belmont Walkway by the Gingerbread Hotel

Fitness / Health


The Healthy Way

Beginners, men and women welcome!

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 New!! Facial Rejuvenation Acupuncture☺

Private yoga & fitness sessions available

Monday & Thursday - 9:30am

Restorative, Gentle class - Wed 9:30am

Phone: (784) 454-0939 Yoga mats available, bring your own towel

13 years on Bequia

for pain relief

784-430-5763 784-457-5625

Marc Erdrich/Ruth Boerger massage therapists

and relaxation at your hotel or villa

Enjoy a couples massage


Dr. Gregory Thomas

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

Gabriel N. Glynn Homeopathic Practitioner & Holistic Massage Therapist

Open Monday - Friday 9am - 5pm

(Next to Sargeant Brothers Model Boat Shop in Ocar)

Tel: 457 3469

Cell: 530 8529


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 Paget Farm Community Centre

For info/transport call Doug 495 2055 or Dave 433 9505

Taxis/Water Taxis Dollar Vans


Bequia Police Station 458 3350 VHF 16 “ZedQS Bequia” Coastguard 457 4578 Bequia Hospital 458 3294 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

shopping / services / FOR SALE

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

Upstairs behind St. Mary’s Church (enter by Island Things Boutique) Purchase ebook at |

Mon – Fri 9.30 am till 1pm or by appointment

Call 430 5021 or 458 3518

shopping / Services / For Sale


SHOP & CAFÉ Downstairs Coco’s Place, Ocar

Doris Fresh Food Located in Back Street! (formerly Le Petit Jardin) Imported meats, cheeses, fresh fruit and vegetables. Fine wines and spirits!

2 docks nearby!

Just arrived – Sweet Chilli Sauce, new wines, variety of cheese, chocolate, etc. There will also be a Sale of selected wine!

Open Mon - Sat 8am - 5pm Sundays 8.30 - noon!

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

Open Monday to Friday 9am - 5pm Saturday 9am - 1pm

Tel: 458 3625

T & M Snackette Located in Front Street between Pizza Shop & Friendship Rose office

Bread, Cake, Pies & much more… Monday - Saturday 9am - 6pm For orders and info call 526 4541 or 531 0636


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Photography of Villas and Properties for Websites, Brochures & Magazines Over 22 Years Experience in Bequia Tel: (784) 532 9553


Scheduled Flights to and from Barbados! Completely new and rewritten with the latest news!

real estate / Villa Rentals





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

US$219,950 or best offer!!

E-mail: for details/photos or call (612) 454 6910

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Daily Flights to Barbados

Want to fly to Mustique or St. Vincent from Bequia?

Tel: (784) 457 5124

Call us for details!

BEQUIA SAILING CLUB 2013 EASTER REGATTA Merchandise still available! Great Souvenirs & Gifts Check BTA Office 7 days a week!

real estate / Villa Rentals

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 Frida...