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NO. 624 Feb 14th Feb 20th

Fri 14th ♥

Valentine’s Day

BEQUIA

2014

THIS WEEK

La Plage Bar & Rest'nt, Lower Bay - From 8am for B'fast, Lunch & Dinner, WiFi, closed Mon & Thurs evenings 458 3361 Sugar Reef Cafe, Crescent Beach - Romantic Valentine's Day dinner, Amanda Gooding live, see ad p. 2 458 3400 Papa’s Bar, Ocar – Open Mon - Sat for lunch & dinner from 11am until… Sundays from 5pm VHF 68/457 3443 The DeckHouse, Hamilton Waterfront - Tues-Saturday Lunch & Dinner & Sunday Brunch. Res. pref. VHF68/570 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 Tommy’s Restaurant, Belmont Waterfront - Valentine’s Special FREE Glass of Wine & Dessert w/select dinners 457 3779 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 - Open daily, Jackie & Gart live tonight from 7.45pm for Valnetine's Day VHF 68/458 3463 Bagatelle@Bequia Beach - Scrumptious 4 Course Valentine Menu EC$125.00pp from 7pm. Res please! VHF 68/458 1600 Virginia Hub Bar, Hamilton - Short pants and high heel party, Mount Gay on special until midnight 532 8586 L’Auberge, Hamilton - Open for Lunch & Dinner - Live Lobster Pool, “Wry Worry” Live! See ad page 2 VHF 68/457 3555 De Chill Spot Sports Bar & Grill - Valentine's Night Party of Love 9:00pm. See ad for more details 458 3913

Sat 15th

Papa’s Bar, Ocar – Open Mon - Sat for lunch & dinner from 11am until…. VHF 68/457 3443 Tommy’s Restaurant, Belmont Waterfront - Enjoy our Thai Specials - Pad Thai, Thai Red Curry & more, res 457 3779 Bagatelle@Bequia Beach - Fresh Grilled Lobster Dinner - EC$110/EC$135pp. “Kyron & Flava” Live! 7pm Res pl. VHF 68/458 1600 Tantie Pearl’s – Tantie's delicious 3-course local cooking tonight, only EC$65! Great harbour view! VHF 68/457 3160 Devil's Table, Bequia Marina - Reggae Music from 9pm VHF 68 458 3900/3443

Sun 16th

Bequia Sunshine School Auction - Gingerbread Restaurant, viewing 12 noon, auction starts 1pm, see ad page 4 The DeckHouse, Hamilton Waterfront - Don't miss our slap-up Sunday Brunch 10am-1pm. Res VHF68/570 6590 Bagatelle@Bequia Beach - Restaurant & Bar, Live Music @ Lunch with Bequia Kids Steel Pan Orchestra VHF 68/458 1600 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! See ad page 2 VHF 68/457 3555 Coco's Place, Ocar - Daily lunch & dinner, great harbour view, “Cool Strummings” String Band VHF 68/458 3463 Papa’s Bar – Open from 5pm until... after beach Lime Special, 5-6pm, sing along with the Singing Chef VHF 68/457 3443 Gingerbread Restaurant – Dinner music by J. Gool & De Real Ting, Bequia folk songs, calypso & more VHF 68/458 3800

Mon 17th

Sugar Reef Cafe, Crescent Beach - At an historic coconut plantation, open daily noon to 9pm 458 3400 Sugar Hill Bar & Restaurant - Open Mon, Wed, Fri & Sat 2pm until… Res. please! VHF 68 /45 83773 Blue Tropic @Bequia Beach - Open for dinner Mon - Fri, relaxing terrace bar, Italian style cuisine, see ad below 458 1600 Coco's Place, Ocar - Open daily for lunch & dinner, great harbour view, “Double Trouble” Live! VHF 68/458 3463 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

Bagatelle Restaurant Fabulous Beachside Restaurant & Beach Bar

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

info@bequiabeach.com www.bequiabeach.com Tel: 458 1600 / 458 3368

Limited availability

Day passes US$ 99.00 per person

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

Blue Tropic

Restaurant Open Mon - Fri for Dinner Italian Style Cuisine

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

café

Idyllic location in Admiralty Bay

Unwind, relax, socialize, or just watch the world go by...

Best coffee on island - freshly ground Lavazza espresso, cappuccino decaf etc. Coffee beans for sale by the pack - ground for you on request Fresh local fruit juices, delicious cakes, cookies, muffins, pastries Soft drinks, bottled water, chocolate milk, V8 juice, vitamin water, frappacino & more

458 3800 or VHF 68 • Friendly, helpful staff • Open 7.15am – 7pm • gm@gingerbreadhotel.com


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BEQUIA THIS WEEK

Tues 18th

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 19th

Sugar Hill Bar & Restaurant - Lobster night with live string music, great food - great location! VHF 68 /45 83773 Bagatelle@Bequia Beach - Delicious Beach BBQ, Live music “Solutions”, only EC$90 pp, from 7pm. Res please! VHF 68/458 1600 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 Keegan’s, Lower Bay – Movie Night by the beach: “Love Actually” with Emma Thompson, Hugh Grant VHF 68/458 3530 Coco's Place, Ocar - Bob & Stan live tonight on acoustic guitar, from 7.45pm VHF 68/458 3463

Thurs 20th

Friendship Rose Classic Schooner - Tobago Cays, snorkeling, exploring, US$150, kids free! VHF16/495 0886/9 Tommy’s Restaurant, Belmont Waterfront – Italian Night – Chicken Parm, Lobster Ravioli & more. Res 457 3779 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 iew lar v Bay u c a t y c t e l • Bequia's only Live Lobster Pool • Harbour View p a S dmir ay! of A West C “Wry Worry Experience” LIVE - Fri, Sun, Mon and Weds & Tel: 457 3555 auberge@caribrestaurant.com VHF 68 Closed Thursdays

R E STA U RA NT &

W A T E R F R O N T

Fabulous open-air terrace overlooking Admiralty Bay Follow the blue streak of lightS on our roof to find us!

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Sports live on big screen TV!

D I N I N G

Kitchen always open till 10pm!

Special Menus: Italian Thursdays & Thai Saturdays Valentine Special FREE Glass of Wine AND Dessert w/select dinner Open Daily

Happy Hour 4-6 Mon - Sat

Belmont Waterfront, Port Elizabeth, Bequia 457-3779

Valentine's Dinner - Candlelight & savory specials Live music from Amanda Gooding Reservation 458-3400 info@sugarreefbequia.com

Monday - Saturday from 11am ‘til... Sunday 5pm ‘til...

Res: 457-3443 / 455 5463

VHF CH 68

Free WiFi

De Chill Spot Bar & Grill *VALENTINES PARTY OF LOVE* Friday 14th February From 9pm - live music from Infinity Best Party in Town - don't miss it!

mac’s pizzeria

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

Open Daily!

Reservations VHF ch 68, tel: 458-3474

RESTAURANT FLOWER SHOP BOUTIQUE

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


activities

& Painting Sessions at Sugar Reef Cafe, Crescent Beach

Art Lessons

Led by Julie Lea

Tuesdays & Thursdays, 10am - 12 and 2 - 4pm

Materials provided, or bring your own - beginners encouraged!

Please call (784) 455 4677 for information and sign up

Cruise the beautiful Grenadine Islands aboard an elegant 62ft sailing yacht Tobago Cays Mustique Isle de Quatre Mustique & Tobago Cays

US$ 130 pp US$ 125 pp US$ 120 pp US$ 260 pp

All cruises are fully inclusive www.octopus-caribbean.com

Phone: (001) 784 432 5201

www.friendshiprose.com

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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

BALANCE TOURS

Day Trips to Mustique & Neighbouring Islands with experienced Local Skipper

35ft Cabin Cruiser

US$80 per person

Fishing trips or Day trips to St. Vincent

Call: 458 3086 / 495 2617

"A fabulous day out!"

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

Michael Tours 32 ft. power yacht • • • •

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

Taxis/Water Taxis Dollar Vans

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

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.

Bequia

call VHF on Channel 68 depart regularly from Port Elizabeth

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

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

Produced and published by Outhouse Graphics Inc © 2014 For advertising space and rate details contact outhouse@vincysurf.com or call: 457 3649

Printed by Quik-Print (St. Vincent) Ltd


activities

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Bequia Harbour

Dinghy Dock

Market Square

Gas Station

Fuel Dock/

Model Boat Shop

Bay

New Dinghy Dock

Day Charters / Cruise Ship Tenders

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Hospital Pharmacy Almond Tree

Bank Yacht Garbage Containers

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Main Ferry Dock

Front Street

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Tourism Association Office

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Dinghy Dock

St. Mary’s Anglican Church (1829)

Public Toilets

THE VSPCA THANKs - all the paying guests, volunteers and sponsors who made our 2nd annual Curry Lunch Fundraiser such a success. With your help we are a big step closer to acquiring our national Mobile Veterinary Clinic.

Hats off especially to: Emmett Pace, Judit Szép and all the Sugar Reef Staff Petit St. Vincent Resorts Limited Jonathan Palmer & Mustique Airways Ltd Bougainvillea Beach Resort, Barbados Paul Gravel and SVG Air Carol Rooth & Moonhole Mary Barnard & Barefoot Yacht Charters Ltd Friendship Rose

Market Dock Post Office, Customs & Immigration

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Bequia Tourism Association

Clive Tannis Playing Field Basketball Football

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Wheres & Whats

St. Michael’s Catholic Church

Margit & Lars Abrahammson Bengt Mortstedt at Bequia Beach Hotel Bob Berlinghoff Maranne's Ice Cream Outhouse Graphics Doris Sachs at Doris Fresh Food Becky O'Keefe Anna Landry

The Vincentian Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals is on Facebook and on Bequia c/o the Oasis Art Gallery

BEQUIA SUNSHINE SCHOOL AUCTION

SUNDAY 16th FEBRUARY, Gingerbread, 1pm, viewing 12 noon

Auction items include: 2 Traditional purpleheart Garden Seats ‘Pandora’ silver bracelet with glass bead Grenadine Air Alliance - Bequia/Barbados return for 2 (Taxes not included, restrictions apply) Cotton House, Mustique - 2 nights in cottage for 2 people including breakfast (date restrictions) PSV Resort - 4 nights for 2 people, inc. meals, non-alcoholic beverages (date restrictions) St. James, Antigua - 2 rooms dble occupancy for 7 nights $125 per person per night + tax (valid 1. 3. 2015)

HELP US HELP ANIMALS IN NEED IN SVG!

Call Suzanne for more details or bid forms 528 7444

BEQUIA SAILING CLUB

BEQUIA MARITIME MUSEUM

Vincentian Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals

Regatta T-shirts 2014!!

Also Sailing Club Logo T-SHIRTS & Caps

Great Souvenirs & Gifts Check BTA Office 7 days a week

www.actionbequia.org HELP VICTIMS OF ST. VINCENT FLOOD DISASTER: Visit http://www.actionbequia.org/donateoneoff.php to make a donation!

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

Fireworks 2013/14 Donors - correction The Bequia NYE Celebration Committee wishes to apologise to IAN AND SHEILA GILCHRIST whose names were inadvertently omitted from the published list of donors and to thank them again for their contribution!


Fitness / Health

Yoga on Bequia • SATI YOGA Sati means mindfulness, paying attention. In all classes there is attention on breath, alignment, & energy. Intermediate level - Monday & Thursday 9:30am Gentle Yoga - Thursday 11am Restorative Yoga - Wednesday 9:30am Meditation - Wednesday - 11am to 11:45am Yoga mats available. Bring your own towel. PRIVATE SESSIONS

Dr. Gregory Thomas

Bequia: Mondays & Thursdays, 3pm – 6pm Office upstairs Bequia Venture, phone 458-3937 Kingstown, St. Vincent: Tuesdays & Fridays 8am - 2pm Kenmars Mall, Halifax Street, ground floor For appointments phone 485-6449

For more info Call: (784) 529-0434

The Healthy Way Acupuncture

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

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

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

St. Vincent: Haddon Hotel

430-4219

(Spanish)

There is a natural way to relieve pain… Have you tried

HOMEOPATHY? To find out more, call 528 0052 Mary Castle RS Hom

shopping / Services / For Sale

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

Up to 50% special reductions!

Upstairs behind St. Mary’s Church (enter by Island Things Boutique) 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)

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

Imported meats, cheeses, fresh fruit and vegetables. Fine wines and spirits!

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

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

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

Tel: 458 3625

doris_freshfood@yahoo.com

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

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

St. Vincent and the Grenadines

Simply The Best

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

Barnard’s Realty &

Villa Rentals Phone Numbers:

784-458-3554

Fax Number:

784-531-7101 784-458-3705

barnards@vincysurf.com

784-533-0001

solanawithbarnards@gmail.com

grenadinevillas@mac.com www.thegrenadinescollection.com

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

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Yacht Garbage Disposal

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

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outhouse@vincysurf.com

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!


Bequia this Week 14 02 2014