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NO. 579 Feb 8th Feb 14th




Fri 8th

Blue Tropic@Bequia Beach - Bequia’s new Tapas restaurant! Open Thurs & Fri from 4pm. See ad below 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 – 8am for b’fast, lunch & dinner. Daily Happy Hour 6pm to 7pm on selected drinks VHF 68/458 3337 L’Auberge, Hamilton - Live Lobster Pool, open for lunch & dinner - Stan & Cora live on keyboard & sax! VHF 68/457 3555 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 Sugar Reef Bar & Restaurant, Industry - Glam Night with Amanda Gooding, 7-9 pm. Join us for dinner 458 3400 Mangos Beach Bar & Grill - Live lobster, fresh seafood, lunch & dinner right by the beach 458 3361 Coco’s Place, Ocar - Grilled Lobster Special only EC$52, live music by “Cool Strummings” VHF 68/458 3463

Sat 9th

Action Bequia Fundraising Party - Sugar Reef, Thurs 14th Feb, EC$50 inc 2 drinks, advance tickets from BTA, see ad p.4 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, daily Lunch & Dinner - “Amanda Gooding” live from 7pm! VHF 68/458 3463 Papa’s Bar, Ocar – Open from 11am until... 6-Nations Rugby 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 10th

The Fig Tree, Belmont Walkway - Local Vincy Breakfast. Watch it being made. Starting at 8.30am VHF 68/457 3008 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 – Open from 5pm for sunset cocktails and dinner, 6-Nations Rugby live on 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 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 Maria’s French Terrace – Live music with Jackie & Bob from 7pm, Happy Hour from 6pm - 7pm VHF 68/458 3337

Mon 11th

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 – Amanda Gooding live guitar and vocals from 7pm, daily Happy Hour 6-7pm VHF 68/458 3337 Daily Calendar of events continued on page 2

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

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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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, romantic Valentines Dinner Feb 14th, res. pl. 457 3160 Jack's Bar, Princess Margaret Beach - Beach BBQ as usual! VHF 68/457 3762 Gingerbread Restaurant – Curries our speciality! Live piano music tonight by Kendol Bacchus, res. pl. VHF 68/458 3800 Sugar Reef Bar & Restaurant, Industry - Join us for a candlelit dinner right by the beach... 458 3400

Wed 13th

Hike to Bequia Head - Start from Sugar Reef (Industry) at 9am and return at noon - US$25 per person; info: 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! 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: Skyfall (2012), James Bond 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

Valentines Day

Thurs 14th

Friendship Rose Classic Schooner - Tobago Cays, snorkeling, exploring, US$140, kids free! VHF16/495 0886/9 Maranne’s Ice Cream, Gingerbread Cafe - Sundaes, sorbets and yoghurt too! Open daily 10am–5.30pm 458 3041 L’Auberge, Hamilton - Valentines Day Dinner, Live Lobster Pool - Stan & Cora live! VHF 68/457 3555 Bagatelle@Bequia Beach - Special Valentines 4-course dinner under the stars. Res essential. See ad below! VHF 68/458 1600 Frangipani - World-famous Barbecue & Jump-up with the Elite Steel Band - res. essential! VHF 68/458 3255

Eating Out

L’Auberge des Grenadines

in HAMILTON • Open for Lunch & Dinner

• Gourmet French Cuisine • Excellent wines view culalrty Bay a t c e • Live Lobster Lobster Pool • Great Harbour View Sp dmira ay! of A West C “Stan & Cora” LIVE Friday, Sunday, Monday & Thursday (Valentines) & Tel: 457 3555 • VHF 68 • Fabulous open-air terrace overlooking Admiralty Bay

6-Nations Rugby Live TV Saturday & Sunday!

mac’s pizzeria

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

Monday to Thursday afternoon specials from 4 - 6pm Beer & Drinks specials!

Reservations: 457-3443

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


Reservations VHF ch 68, tel: 458-3474

Free WiFi

a local, natural, sensual Caribbean experience

Join us for dinner

Reservations 458-3400 Open noon to 9 p.m. daily (Closed Mondays) BEQUIA

Now open seven days a week!


Bar and Restaurant on the Beach H FC

Delicious lunches Delightful dinners





Bagatelle Blue TropiC

Bequia's first Tapas Restaurant Choice of delicious Tapas from just EC$12! After Beach Happy Hour -Thurs & Fridays at the BlueTropic Lounge Bar from 4 - 6pm

Valentines lovers 4-course Menu - EC$125 pp @ Bagatelle Blackened Salmon • Lobster Cappuccino day urs 14 Parma wrapped Chicken Breast h T eb F Chocolate love Enjoy a romantic dinner right on the beach under the stars in beautiful Friendship

Reservations essential

Tel: 458 1600 / 458 3368

Tel: 458 3958

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

Ocar • Bequia Tel: (784) 458-3463 day n u a S rty Soc ch Pa Bea 3pm from



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

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


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



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

activities / Services

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

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VHF 68

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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

Michael Tours 32 ft. power yacht Tel: (784) 457 3888


Mustique: Mondays 8.30

Day Trips to Mustique & Neighbouring Islands with experienced Local Skipper

Isle de Quatre Beach Picnic:

Fishing trips or Day trips to St. Vincent

- US$100 incl drinks Departure from Dinghy Dock under the Almond Tree

US$80 lunch & drinks Cell 455 1154 or 458 3782

35ft Cabin Cruiser

US$80 per person

Call: 458 3086 / 495 2617

"A fabulous day out!"

Activities / Services Voodoo Child • 50ft Luxury Cruiser


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

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

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

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

Valentines Thurs 14 Feb

Fundraising Party INDUSTRY

Tickets only EC$50 (includes 2 drinks)! Dance to St.Vincent DJ Kool Dude from 9.30pm until… please pay to reserve tickets at BTA office


SUNDAY 17th FEBRUARY, Gingerbread, 1pm, viewing 11.30am

Auction items include: Bed and Breakfast at the Cotton House Mustique for 2 people, Grenadine Airways return trip for 2 Barbados to Bequia, Day Sailing on Mirounga to Isle Quatre for 6 people, Cot/Crib, Pair of gold and amethyst earrings, New portable DVD player, Selection of games, Web cam, Japanese Sake set, A china Giuseppe Armani figurine “Summer Dreaming”, An orange Venetian glass effect tall vase Call Suzanne for more details or bid forms 528 7444

Save The Date!

The Bequia Mission 1st Annual Benefit Sunday March 10, 2013, 4pm, The Fig Tree, Port Elizabeth, Bequia Dinner, Live Music, Raffle drawing Benefit & Raffle tickets on sale under the Almond Tree beginning February 22 - Raffle Prizes include: 7 day sailing charter for 8 on a Sunsail St. Vincent luxury catamaran 4 day sailing charter for 8 on a Moorings Canouan luxury catamaran 4 night stay for 2 at the Sugarapple Inn • Snorkel Trip for 2 with Dive Bequia PROVIDING HELP AND HOPE TO THE PEOPLE OF BEQUIA

Taxis/Water Taxis Dollar Vans

Aboard 61ft S/Y SUDIKI

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

Outdoor Art Sessions Led by Julie Lea every Tuesday afternoon “Sketching 101” 1-2 pm

Painting 2.30-4.30 pm

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!

Details & Sign-up: (784)-455-4677

Graham Wiffen Business Consulting

Let me help grow your business! • Sales & Marketing • Business Development • PR & Media Tel: (784) 528 2165


Mango Art Studio

Belmont Bequia

“Bequia Reflections” 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

colin peters aka minkah Digital Download Cards for his new album: “When Love is King” are on sale at “Movie City” Bar - $ 10 (opposite Knights Trading)


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

Fitness / Health


13 years on Bequia

Marc Erdrich/Ruth Boerger massage therapists

Private yoga & fitness sessions available

Beginners, men and women welcome! Monday & Thursday - 9:30am

Restorative, Gentle class - Wed 9:30am

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

for pain relief

784-430-5763 784-457-5625

and relaxation at your hotel or villa

Enjoy a couples massage

The Healthy Way Acupuncture

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☺ Temporarily closed from Jan 12 - 29

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


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



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


shopping / Services / For Sale

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

We Make Hand Painted Batik Large Selection of colourful Caribbean Designer Wear Beach Wear Jewellery

Mon – Fri 9.30 am till 1pm or by appointment

Open Mon - Sat 8.30am - 6pm

Upstairs behind St. Mary’s Church (enter by Island Things Boutique) Call Yvonne: 498 7137 or 458 3288 Call Agneta: 430 5021

Various Palms For Sale 5 Varieties 3ft to 5ft

Tel: 526 4541

Tel: 458 3892


Opp. St. Mary’s Church 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

shopping / Services / For Sale

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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


Scheduled Flights to and from Barbados!

Daily Flights to Barbados

m .co air g v w.s ww

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

Tel: (784) 457 5124

Call us for details!

“Ten songs from Bequia” 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!


Downstairs Coco’s Place, Ocar 2 docks nearby!


Valentines Day Only!

We are offering 5% discount on all items storewide and 10% discount on all wines!

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 CHECK OUR WEEKLY specials ON SELECTED ITEMS!

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

BEQUIA SAILING CLUB 2013 EASTER REGATTA NEW Merchandise NOW in! Great Souvenirs & Gifts For sale at BTA Office

real estate / Villa Rentals


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

US$225,000 or best offer!!

E-mail: for details/photos or call (784) 492 9130

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