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NO. 478 Nov 12th Nov 18th

BEQUIA 2010

THIS WEEK

Fri 12th

L’Auberge, Hamilton - Live Lobster Pool, open daily for lunch & dinner - Stan & Cora live! Tantie Pearl’s – Open for Lunch and Dinner, 2-course Lobster Special daily only EC$75 Sailors Café, Ocar – Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner with the “Singing Chef” entertaining nightly!

VHF 68/457 3555 VHF 68/457 3160 VHF 68/593 0517

Sat 13th

Bagatelle@Bequia Beach Hotel - Fabulous Lobster Fest! Delicious 3-Course Dinner, reasonable prices VHF 68/458 1600 Maranne’s Ice Cream, Gingerbread Cafe - Sundaes, sorbets and yoghurt too! Open daily 10am–5.30pm 458 3041

Sun 14th

Dawn's Creole, Industry - Sunday Specials, Coffee & Cake. Every day Breakfast and Lunch, Dinner by Reservation 458 3715 Bagatelle@Bequia Beach Hotel - Lazy Sunday by the beach with live string band music VHF 68/458 1600 L’Auberge des Grenadines, Hamilton - New prix fixe menu only EC$80 or a la carte - Stan & Cora live! VHF 68/457 3555

Mon 15th

Mac’s Pizzeria - Scrabble Night! Happy Hour 4-5pm, play commences 4.30pm. Drop in to play – everyone welcome! 458 3474 L’Auberge des Grenadines, Hamilton - Live Lobster Pool, fine French Dining - Stan & Cora live! VHF 68/457 3555

Tues 16th

Friendship Rose Classic Schooner - Visit Mustique, famous bars, lunch on board, US$125 all inc. 457 3888/495 0886/9 Dive Bequia - Free SCUBA lesson @ 1.30pm. Min. age 8. Small groups, great fun! Call Cathy 458 3504/495 9929 Sailors Café, Ocar – Quiz Night! 7pm for 7.30pm start, EC$5. Early food orders welcome! VHF 68/593 0517

Wed 17th

Bagatelle@Bequia Beach Hotel - Open daily from 10am until late! Try our signature cocktails VHF 68/458 1600 L’Auberge, Hamilton - Open daily for lunch & dinner, prix fixe menu only EC$80 - Stan & Cora live! VHF 68/457 3555

Thur 18th

Friendship Rose Classic Schooner - Tobago Cays, reef snorkeling, exploring, US$125 all inc. 457 3888 /495 0886/9 Bagatelle@Bequia Beach Hotel - Gorgeous beachside location for relaxing lunch or romantic dinner VHF 68/458 1600 Frangipani - World-famous Barbecue & Jump-up with the Elite Steel Band - res. essential! VHF 68/458 3255

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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Eating Out

THE FIG TREE

Belmont Walkway – next to Mac’s Pizzeria Open from 7am for Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Bagatelle Restaurant

Beachside Restaurant & Beach Bar

Caribbean Creole Cuisine

Now open daily! Exciting New Chef… …and Delectable New Menu! Relaxing Lunches & Romantic Dinners right by the sea… info@bequiabeach.com www.bequiabeach.com Tel: 458 1600

mac’s pizzeria

Tantie Pearl’s Restaurant

Tel: 457 3008

Situated between Frangipani and Plantation House

Scrabble Night Every Monday 4.30pm Happy Hour 4-5pm. Boards provided. Open daily 11am - 9pm • Closed Wednesdays

Reservations VHF ch 68, tel: 458-3474

Spectacular view overlooking Admiralty Bay “The best Local Restaurant on the island” Unbeatable prices, awesome harbour view! Open for Lunch and Dinner 2-Course Lobster Special daily EC$75 !

Tel: 457 3160

Dinner from 6.30pm Reservations please

L’Auberge des Grenadines Gourmet French Cuisine • Excellent wines • Live Lobster Pool

VHF 68

in HAMILTON • Open for Lunch & Dinner

Open daily • Prix fixe or a la carte menu view culalrty Bay a t c e a Sp dmir Cay! “Stan & Cora” LIVE on Friday, Sunday, Monday & Wednesday of A West & Tel: 457 3555 • VHF 68 • auberge@caribrestaurant.com • 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

Taxis/Water Taxis Dollar Vans

Bequia

Tel: 458 3286 Fax: 458 3964

TOURISM ASSOCIATION www.bequiatourism.com

Visit our Tourism Office! Stamps & postcards, phone cards, advice on tours, daytrips, accommodation

Open daily - located opposite Customs/Revenue building

GENERAL INFORMATION

call VHF on Channel 68

depart regularly from Port Elizabeth

Bequia Police Station

458 3350 VHF 16 “ZedQS Bequia”

Post Office Mon - Fri: 9.00am-12noon, 1pm-3.00pm Bequia Hospital 458 3294 Saturday closed Customs & Immigration: Mon - Fri: 8.30am - 4pm (closed 12-1pm), Sat: 8.30am - 12 noon, 3pm - 6pm, Sun: 9am - 12 noon; 3pm - 6pm An overtime fee may be charged - Clearing in and out outside office hours and on Public Holidays is normally possible by arrangement.

Activities / services / Miscellaneous

TENNIS COACHING Qualified coach Fabio ‘Bouti’ Gasparotto

Astroturf Court Lower Bay - correct footwear essential! Racquets and balls available Call 431 5820 to arrange sessions

Bequia SUNSHINE SCHOOL Tri-annual Book Sale

Saturday Nov 27th 9am – midday

Under the Almond Tree, Port Elizabeth

Donated books can be left at Sunshine School during normal school hours up to Friday November 26th 100% of the sale proceeds go to The Bequia Sunshine School!


Activities / services / Miscellaneous

SATI YOGA

Starts Mon. November 15 at Plantation House with Patricia Healey Classes: Mondays & Wednesdays 9.30am - 11.00am For all levels, men and women For information call: 784-454-0939 Email: patricia@enlightenedachievement.com

Dive Bequia 

(26 years of diving Bequia)

• PADI Nitrox courses and diving also available • Snorkeling equipment for sale and hire. Expert advice on fitting • Three dive trips daily, beach/yacht pick up

Pools, Ponds, Pumps & Water Features Equipment, chemicals and services Tel: (784) 456 2782 • 493 9423 • 493 5378 e-mail: aquaservsvg@yahoo.com

BEQUIA SAILING CLUB 2010 SOUVENIR T-SHIRTS Reduced to only EC$20 or 2 for EC$35 Also Strap Tops and Kids Ts! For sale at the Bequia Tourism Office and at Local Color Boutique

Telephone Cathy on 458 3504 / 495 9929 or visit us next to Gingerbread

www.bequiadive.com

cathy@bequiadive.com

BALANCE TOURS

Daily

Scheduled Flights to and from Barbados! m .co air g v w.s ww NEW:

Day Trips to Mustique & Neighbouring Islands with experienced Local Skipper

Daily Flights to: Barbados and St. Lucia

35ft Cabin Cruiser

Private Jet Service to Bequia! Want to fly to Mustique or St. Vincent from Bequia?

Tel: (784) 457 5124

res@svgair.com

US$80 per person

Trips to St. Vincent by arrangement

Call: 458 3086 / 495 2617

Call us for details!

"A fabulous day out!"

www.friendshiprose.com

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

Lesroy’s Customs Brokerage • • • •

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

Efficient, courteous & professional Customs Broker • Based in Bequia We will arrange Ship or Yacht Clearance, import and export documents for Customs

Clearance of FedEx/UPS packages, barrels, containers in Bequia, Kingstown & Campden Park Tel: 784 531 4338 or 495 3255

NO JOB IS TOO SMALL!

Email: lescusbrokerage@live.com

Health

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

Blue Bay Medical Clinic Dr. M.D. Madaiah

Upstairs Knights Supermarket – opp. T-Shirt Market Monday to Saturday • Hours: 8am - 5pm

No appointment necessary! Phone: Office 457 3874 • Cell: 454 2210


Services / shopping

Noah’s Arkade

A unique Treasure Trove of Enchanting Island Gifts

NEW LOCATION!

In the Harbour on Back Street - opp. Doris’ Fresh Food Monday to Friday 9am – 5pm • Saturday: 9am – 1pm

Tel: (784) 458 3424 Downstairs Coco’s Place, Ocar

Great selection of cold Meats, Juices, Baguettes, Olive Oil, frozen Meats, Fish, Shellfish & Vegetables Try our Baguette Sandwiches & Fantastic Smoothies! Yacht Delivery can be arranged

Tel: 458 3485 or VHF 68

Mon - Fri 8.30 - 5pm • Sat 8.30 - 2.00pm Landscaping • Irrigation Design & Installation Garden Consultancy & Maintenance Plant Sales • Disease & Pest Control Over 8 years of experience on Mustique Now operating on Bequia for 3 ½ years

gardencareplus@karibcable.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

Tailored to meet your needs

We install:

• Intruder Alarms • Fire Detection • CCTV • Access Control • Security Lighting • Automatic Gates

Enhancing technology * Protecting People

Call Andy Jagger Cell: 430 1340 • Landline: 458 3732 Email: detectionsystems@vincysurf.com SLUMBEREST SLEEP PRODUCTS (B'DOS) LTD. “Crafting the World’s Finest Mattresses since 1938”

“RESTONIC” SPRING MATTRESSes & DIVANS @ V.A.T. FREE PRICES!

“The Mattress with the Marvelous Middle”

Tel: 1 784 498 9236 Email: jschocoliciouscakes@yahoo.com

• design & construction

of your dream garden

• garden maintenance • irrigation systems -

CREATIVE LANDSCAPE

St. Vincent, P.O. Box 2882 Hopewell Main Road

Detection Systems

Black Cake (traditional at Xmas!) EC$85 ...with icing EC$90 Chocolate Cake (iced) EC$75 Cheesecake EC$55

design and installation

EARL TASH, MANAGING DIRECTOR

Tel: 784 570 2882

J's choco-licious cakes

Christmas, Holiday & Special Cakes made to order

a g “F oo in

Great prices! Great Customer Service! Custom orders welcome! a sta d nighally gre rtin t's Inexpensive, hassle free export & shipment direct to Bequia at g w slee ma ith p ttre and throughout the region … ss!” Minimal admin fee for shipment and export paperwork email: slumberest@sunbeach.net • www.restoniccaribbean.com Tel. (246) 420-7625 - ask for Mr. Carmel Carter

Call Andrew or Delphine for a free consultation Cell: 533 1500 or 533 1600 • Landline: 458 3928 hadleygardens@hotmail.com www.hadleygardens.com

Based in Bequia

CARIBBEAN WOODS Ltd Lumberyard, Paints & Sundries, Woodshop Open M-F 8:15am to 4pm • Sat 9am to 12pm Call 457-3000 behind Courts Department Store in Ocar/Hamilton caribwoods@vincysurf.com • caribwoods.com

We carry a complete supply of: • Pine, Ply, Hardwoods, Harris Paints & products • Hammerite paints, Cabot, Flood, Watco products • Man-O-War Varnish & More! 10% Discount for Cash or Local Check 25%** Discount on Harris Products until Christmas **(15% discount on accounts)

Doris Fresh Food

Now located in Back Street! (formerly Le Petit Jardin) Imported meats, cheeses, fresh fruit and vegetables. Fine wines and spirits!

Open Mon - Fri 8am - 4pm Saturdays 8am – 3pm • Sundays closed!

Tel: 458 3625 doris_freshfood@yahoo.com

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