NO. 624 Feb 14th Feb 20th
Fri 14th ♥
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
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$65! Great harbour view! VHF 68/457 3160 Devil's Table, Bequia Marina - Reggae Music from 9pm VHF 68 458 3900/3443
Bequia Sunshine School Auction - Gingerbread Restaurant, viewing 12 noon, auction starts 1pm, see ad page 4 The DeckHouse, Hamilton Waterfront - Don't miss our slap-up Sunday Brunch 10am-1pm. Res VHF68/570 6590 Bagatelle@Bequia Beach - Restaurant & Bar, Live Music @ Lunch with Bequia Kids Steel Pan Orchestra VHF 68/458 1600 Jack's Bar - Sunday afternoon lime - Sunset Drinks Specials, free Wifi! VHF 68 458 3809 /457 3762 L’Auberge, Hamilton - Open for Lunch & Dinner - Live Lobster Pool, “Wry Worry” Live! See ad page 2 VHF 68/457 3555 Coco's Place, Ocar - Daily lunch & dinner, great harbour view, “Cool Strummings” String Band VHF 68/458 3463 Papa’s Bar – Open from 5pm until... after beach Lime Special, 5-6pm, sing along with the Singing Chef VHF 68/457 3443 Gingerbread Restaurant – Dinner music by J. Gool & De Real Ting, Bequia folk songs, calypso & more VHF 68/458 3800
Sugar Reef Cafe, Crescent Beach - At an historic coconut plantation, open daily noon to 9pm 458 3400 Sugar Hill Bar & Restaurant - Open Mon, Wed, Fri & Sat 2pm until… Res. please! VHF 68 /45 83773 Blue Tropic @Bequia Beach - Open for dinner Mon - Fri, relaxing terrace bar, Italian style cuisine, see ad below 458 1600 Coco's Place, Ocar - Open daily for lunch & dinner, great harbour view, “Double Trouble” Live! VHF 68/458 3463 L’Auberge, Hamilton - Lunch & Dinner, prix fixe or a la carte menu, Live Lobster Pool, “Wry Worry” Live! VHF 68/457 3555 Daily Calendar of events continued on page 2
Bagatelle Restaurant Fabulous Beachside Restaurant & Beach Bar
Daily breakfast, lunch & dinner - Fine dining/International Flair
firstname.lastname@example.org www.bequiabeach.com Tel: 458 1600 / 458 3368
Day passes US$ 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
Restaurant Open Mon - Fri for Dinner Italian Style Cuisine
Bequia Beach Hotel Spa Enquire about Specials! (open to non residents - subject to availibility)
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 • email@example.com
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BEQUIA THIS WEEK
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
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
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
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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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!
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 email@example.com
Monday - Saturday from 11am ‘til... Sunday 5pm ‘til...
Res: 457-3443 / 455 5463
VHF CH 68
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!
Open 11:00am - 9:00pm Situated between Gingerbread and The Fig Tree
Reservations VHF ch 68, tel: 458-3474
RESTAURANT FLOWER SHOP BOUTIQUE
Rose Place - Kingstown St. Vincent Tel: 456-1989 firstname.lastname@example.org 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
& Painting Sessions at Sugar Reef Cafe, Crescent Beach
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
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Mango Art Studio
"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
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!"
email@example.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: firstname.lastname@example.org
Taxis/Water Taxis Dollar Vans
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 email@example.com
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
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
Produced and published by Outhouse Graphics Inc © 2014 For advertising space and rate details contact firstname.lastname@example.org or call: 457 3649
Printed by Quik-Print (St. Vincent) Ltd
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Model Boat Shop
New Dinghy Dock
Day Charters / Cruise Ship Tenders
Hospital Pharmacy Almond Tree
Bank Yacht Garbage Containers
Main Ferry Dock
Tourism Association Office
St. Mary’s Anglican Church (1829)
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
T Bequia Marina
Bequia Tourism Association
Clive Tannis Playing Field Basketball Football
www.bequiatourism.com Phone: (784) 458 3286 email@example.com
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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
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 firstname.lastname@example.org �� ����� �� ������
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Lydia’s Massage • Therapeutic Body Massage • Japanese Facial Massage KOBIDO
(Discover the art of facial rejuvenation)
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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 email@example.com
Bequia: Behind St. Mary’s Anglican Church Tel: 431-6464 (English)
St. Vincent: Haddon Hotel
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
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: firstname.lastname@example.org
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
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
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
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: email@example.com for details/photos or call (612) 454 6910
Barnard’s Realty &
Villa Rentals Phone Numbers:
+1 (784) 457 3888 +1 (784) 457 3739 +1 (784) 529 8046 +1 (784) 455 0969
Yacht Garbage Disposal
To advertise in this publication, contact us by Tuesday of each week! Tel: (784) 457 3649
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!
Published on Feb 13, 2014
A handy calendar of events, aptly entitled "Bequia This Week", is published in print and on-line for this small Caribbean island every Frida...