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Fri 15th

Blue Tropic@Bequia Beach - Bequia’s new Tapas restaurant! Open Thurs & Fri from 4pm. See ad p.2 VHF 68/458 1600 Frangipani Hotel - Artist Cecile Comblen displays her artwork from 4pm: exhibition continues Saturday 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 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 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 16th

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 Sugar Reef Bar & Restaurant, Industry - Join us for a candlelit dinner right by the beach... 458 3400

Sun 17th

The Fig Tree, Belmont Walkway - Local Vincy Breakfast. Watch it being made. Starting at 8.30am VHF 68/457 3008 Tommy's Restaurant, Belmont Walkway - Yard Sale 11am - 3 pm! Tools, decorative items, dishes & more, see ad page 4 Bequia Sunshine School Auction - Gingerbread Restaurant 1pm, viewing 11.30am, for more details see ad page 4 Bagatelle@Bequia Beach - B’fast, Lunch & Dinner – stunning views from new beach bar & lounge right on the beach 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 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

Mon 18th

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 – Open 8am, b'fast, lunch & dinner, Happy Hour 6-7pm. Amanda Gooding Live from 7pm VHF 68/458 3337 Daily Calendar of events continued on page 2


Hotel • Restaurant • Bar

Thursday Night: BBQ & Jump Up with Elite Steel Band!

US imported striploin steak + fabulous Buffet with wide assortment of local gourmet dishes, fresh bread, seafood Salads and delicious Desserts - Reservations essential! Open daily for Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner Phone: 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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Tues 19th

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

Wed 20th

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: 2nd half of Skyfall (sorry for the inconvenience!) & Ted (2012) 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

Thurs 21st

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 Sugar Reef Bar & Restaurant, Crescent Beach - Closed for private event! 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 Sp dmira ay! • Live Lobster Lobster Pool • Great Harbour View of A West C “Stan & Cora” LIVE Friday, Sunday, Monday & Wednesday & Tel: 457 3555 • VHF 68 • • Closed on Thursdays 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



Blue TropiC Bagatelle Restaurant Daily Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner by the sea New Menus - New Chefs - New Lounges Live Music Wed & Sat - Check daily listings

Swedish/Italian Chef Sandra's Delicious Tapas

Bequia's first Tapas Restaurant

Here some samples from our menu: Gambas BBH - Prawns marinated in Chilli Ginger & Lime EC$32 Chorizo Pomodore fried Spanish Sausage in tomato & pepper sauce EC$22 Marinated black and green Olives in herbs and garlic EC$12

After Beach Happy Hour -Thurs & Fridays at the BlueTropic Lounge Bar from 4 - 6pm

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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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 Day & Overnight Cruises in the Grenadines & Southern Caribbean

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

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


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

“Yard” Sale


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

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

at TOMMY’S Restaurant Sunday, 17 Feb, 11am - 3

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

VSPCA Fundraising Lunch & Auction!

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

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


Stainless flatware, black tablecloths & napkins, white plates, saucers, cups, pasta bowls, tools, Pawley Island Hammock, other misc furniture, decorative items, small appliances, bamboo items

Sugar Reef, Sunday 24th February • • • • •

Scrimshaw knife by Sam McDowall Weekend sail (2 days/2 night with Skipper) Selection of Kipling Bags Dinner for two at Mac's Pizzeria Art work and more...

Two-course Curry Lunch EC$75 (Kids EC$40)

Tickets available at Sugar Reef or from Sally Erdle Vincentian Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals HELP US HELP ANIMALS IN NEED IN SVG! Save The Date!

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


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 and at Solana’s from February 22


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

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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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

Purple Heart Lumber (20) pieces 6” x 6” x 12’ long very strong, stable, beautiful wood Call Sam 492 3100

Tel: 458 3892

Opp. St. Mary’s Church

Exotic Garden Design We grow with you Landscape Design & implementation Ground Clearance Revitalise / update your existing garden Garden Maintenance Contact Michelle to discuss your project


shopping / Services / For Sale

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

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

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Scheduled Flights to and from Barbados!

Daily Flights to Barbados

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BEQUIA SAILING CLUB 2013 EASTER REGATTA NEW Merchandise NOW in! Great Souvenirs & Gifts

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

Tel: (784) 457 5124

Downstairs Coco’s Place, Ocar 2 docks nearby!


For sale at the BTA Office

Call us for details!


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

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real estate / Villa Rentals

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


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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