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NO. 540 Mar 16th Mar 22nd




Fri 16th

Mango‘s Beach Bar & Restaurant - Open daily for Lunch & Dinner - right by the beach in Lower Bay 458 3361 Bagatelle@Bequia Beach - We are open daily for breakfast, lunch & dinner right by the sea! VHF 68/458 1600 Papa’s Bar, Ocar – Mon-Sat from 11am, Sun from 5pm, great views, delicious cuisine, sports TV daily! VHF 68/457 3443 Tantie Pearl’s – Lobster Special: 2 courses EC$75, every Fri, Mon, Wed, also regular menu, res. pl VHF 68/457 3160 De Bistro – Daily from 7am B'fast, lunch, dinner, Jerk & BBQ Friday 5pm, Happy Hours daily 5-7pm: Carib 3 for $10 457 3482 Maria’s French Terrace – Song & Guitar - Amanda Gooding Live from 6.30pm, Sunset HH 5pm - 7pm VHF 68/458 3337 L’Auberge, Hamilton - Prix fixe menu only EC$80 or a la carte, live lobster - Stan & Cora live! VHF 68/457 3555 Devil’s Table, Bequia Marina – A la carte dining, Live Music! 458 3900 Jack's Bar - Open Monday to Sunday from 11am until VHF 68/457 3762 Coco’s Place, Ocar - Delicious food, daily Lunch & Dinner, Andy Cruickshank - live keyboard & vocals! VHF 68/458 3463 The Fig Tree - Authentic local cuisine, open 11am until... next to Mac‘s Pizzeria, “Patches” live tonight! VHF 68/457 3008 Aqua Café Bar - Club Night feat. DJ Shotta. Adm. EC$5, ladies free. 9pm until… Drink specials all night! VHF 68/458 3133

Sat 17th

458 3361 Mango‘s Beach Bar & Restaurant - Beach Party with “Twilight Vintage” live, from 2pm Tantie Pearl’s – Delicious Caribbean Curry Special, 2 courses only EC$60, from 6.30pm, res. pl! Closed Sundays VHF 68/457 3160 Gingerbread Restaurant – Blues & Jazz pianist David Maxwell live from 6.30 - 9.30pm VHF 68/458 3800 Papa’s Bar, Ocar – Saturday Special Oxtail Soup, live dinner music by guitarist “Flashy” VHF 68/457 3443 Coco’s Place, Ocar - Great spot, delicious food, daily Lunch & Dinner! Amanda Gooding live! VHF 68/458 3463 Bagatelle@Bequia Beach - Famous Lobster dinner, live music J. Gool and De Real Ting, res. please VHF 68/458 1600 Keegan’s, Lower Bay – Karaoke - Mingle by the beach, BBQ & cold drinks, from 7pm until… VHF 68/458 3530

Sun 18th

De Reef, Lower Bay – The place to be on Sunday, great sandwiches & lunches, dinner by res. VHF 68/458 3958 Bagatelle@Bequia Beach - Enjoy Sunday lunch by the beach in Friendship, live stringband music from 12pm VHF 68/458 1600 Papa’s Bar, Ocar – Open from 5pm for sunset cocktails and dinner, sports live TV daily! VHF 68/457 3443 Gingerbread Restaurant – Curries our Speciality - Live piano music with Patches & Friends VHF 68/458 3800 L’Auberge, Hamilton - Live Lobster Pool, lunch & dinner, great harbour view, Stan & Cora live! VHF 68/457 3555 Maria’s French Terrace – Jazz Pianist David Maxwell & friend from 6.30pm. Sunset Happy Hour 5pm-7pm VHF 68/458 3337

Mon 19th

Sailing & Speedboat Charters - Private Grenadines charters from speedboats to luxury crewed yachts 457 3888 /495 0886/9 The Fig Tree - Authentic local cuisine, open from 11am until... Next to Macs Pizzeria, dinner res please 457 3008 Eileen’s Market@L’Auberge - Open Daily! Fresh prepared Local Fish & much more... See ad page 6 457 3500 L’Auberge, Hamilton - Live Lobster Pool, open for lunch & dinner. Stan & Cora live on keyboard & sax VHF 68/457 3555

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

in HAMILTON • Open for Lunch & Dinner

Prix fixe or a la carte menu ew ar viBay “Stan & Cora” LIVE on Friday, Sunday, Monday & Wednesday l u c a t Specdmiraltyay! “Socony” live on Tuesdays! of A West C & Tel: 457 3555 • VHF 68 • • Closed on Thursdays

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

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Tues 20th

Friendship Rose Classic Schooner - Due back in service next week, check office for details! VHF16/495 0886/9 Tantie Pearl’s – Grilled Jerk Chicken & Fish! 2 Courses EC$65, from 6.30pm, also regular menu, res. pl! VHF 68/457 3160 The Fig Tree - Authentic local cuisine, open daily from 11am, dinner res please, Amanda Gooding live! VHF 68/457 3008 Coco’s Place, Ocar - Great location, delicious food, daily lunch & dinner, “Cool Strummings” live from 7.30pm VHF 68/458 3463

Wed 21st

L’Auberge, Hamilton - Open for lunch & dinner, prix fixe menu only EC$80 - Stan & Cora live! VHF 68/457 3555 De Reef – “Bequia Style Lunch”: Choice of 2 meats fish or chicken, lots of local sides + dessert only EC$40 VHF 68/458 3958 Papa’s Bar, Ocar – Italian Night, drink & dine under the stars on our terrace, sports TV daily! VHF 68/457 3443 Bagatelle@Bequia Beach - Sizzling BBQ Buffet - Caribbean flavours on the beach in Friendship, live music res. pl. VHF 68/458 1600 Keegan’s, Lower Bay - Special Buffet Dinner 7.30pm - don't miss it!! VHF 68/458 3530

Thur 22nd

Maranne’s Ice Cream, Gingerbread Cafe - Sundaes, sorbets and yoghurt too! Open daily 10am–5.30pm 458 3041 Tantie Pearl’s – As filmed and featured on Anthony Bourdain’s “No Reservations” VHF 68/457 3160 Frangipani - World-famous Barbecue & Jump-up with the Elite Steel Band - res. essential! VHF 68/458 3255 Bequia this Week is produced & published by Outhouse Graphics Inc © 2012 For advertising space and rate details contact or call: 457 3649

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Eating Out


Fabulous open-air terrace overlooking Admiralty Bay Dine under the stars Wednesdays - Italian Night Sports TV Live Daily!

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

Reservations: 457-3443


Free WiFi


Bar and Restaurant on the Beach

Wednesdays “Bequia Style Lunch”: Choice of 2 meats fish or chicken, lots of local sides + dessert only EC$40






Tel: 458 3958

mac’s pizzeria

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

Open 7 days a week! Reservations VHF ch 68, tel: 458-3474

Daily Sunset Happy Hour 5pm - 7pm

Open Daily from 8am until… Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner Friday: Song & Guitar - Amanda Gooding from 6.30pm Sunday: Jazz & Blues Pianist David Maxwell & Friend from 6.30pm

Bagatelle Restaurant Fabulous Beachside Restaurant & Beach Bar

Experience the true Caribbean • Daily Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

New Chefs • New Menu • Weekly Entertainment Check our listings for details on the front page of this issue! Res: 458 1600 or 458 3368 NOW OPEN FOR: • Breakfast from 9am • Lunches – Daily Specials + Rotis, Wings, Chicken Nuggets, Burgers, Sandwiches, Salads, Fries – SPECIAL TAKE OUT PRICE • HAPPY HOUR Drink Specials Daily 4pm-7pm • FRIDAYS - AQUA CLUB NIGHT: Port Elizabeth opposite Fruit Market Guest DJs and Drink Specials all night • Cool Breeze and Great HarboUr Views! Tel: 458-3133


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

Read 'Bequia this Week' on-line at:

Activities / services

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

• • • •

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

Award Winning Blues & Jazz Pianist

David Maxwell

available for parties & special occasions Blues, Boogie Woogie, Standards & Jazz Full sized piano keyboard with speakers Currently playing in area restaurants


Mango Art Studio

Belmont Bequia

“Bequia Reflections”

Books, Drawings & Paintings by Julie Lea Watercolours by Peter Carr Original Art from EC$50 - great gifts!

Visitors welcome by appointment - (784) 455 4677


BUT WE NEED YOUR DONATIONS NOW! Every dollar helps - every dollar is gratefully received. Donations can be left at the Bequia Tourism Office or contact Shavern (497-7194) or Richard (593-7485) For more information visit:

BEQUIA SAILING CLUB 2012 EASTER REGATTA T-Shirts, BAGS, LADIES STRAP TOPS & TANKS For sale every day at the BequiaTourism Office

Outdoor Art Sessions Led by Julie Lea - Thursdays 2 - 4.30pm

Bring your own art materials or use those provided, have lunch and spend a relaxing afternoon painting at Dawn's Creole Cafe, on beautiful Industry Beach. Beginners encouraged!

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


Do you need help to control your addiction? Worried about your drinking habits?

Want to stop but don’t know how?

AA meets at 4.00pm Wednesdays upstairs Bequia District Council & at 5.00pm Tuesdays at the Community Centre, Paget Farm

For info/transport call Doug 495 2055 or Dave 433 9505


Day Trips to Mustique & Neighbouring Islands with experienced Local Skipper

35ft Cabin Cruiser

US$80 per person

Trips to St. Vincent by arrangement

Call: 458 3086 / 495 2617

"A fabulous day out!" Tel: (784) 457 3888

Activities / services


Bequia SUNSHINE SCHOOL Jumble, Book & Bake Sale Saturday March 31st

9am until...

Tel: 458 3286 Fax: 458 3964


Visit our Tourism Office!

Under the Almond Trees in Port Elizabeth

Come find lots of cool things: clothing, electronics, household items, toys & lots more! Also crafts made by the school children - all on sale!

Stamps & postcards, phone cards, newspapers, advice on tours, daytrips, accommodation Open daily - located opposite Customs/Revenue building

Bequia Shore Activities Committee Easter 2012

Triathlon Race - Easter Sunday April 8th at 1.30pm! SWIMMING: Old Friendship Bay Hotel to Bequia Beach Hotel CYCLING: Bequia Beach Hotel to Paget Farm to Port Elizabeth RUNNING: Port Elizabeth to Lower Bay, finishing at Keegan's

See posters for more Easter Shore Activities Committee Events and Information!

Bequia Harbour

Dinghy Dock

Market Square

Gas Station

Clive Tannis Playing Field Basketball Football



Market Dock Post Office, Customs & Immigration

Fuel Dock/

T Bequia Marina


Tourism Association Office



Model Boat Shop

Main Ferry Dock


Day Charters / Cruise Ship Tenders

New Dinghy Dock

$ Bank Yacht Garbage Dinghy Dock Phone: (784) 458 3286 Containers Public Toilets real estate / Villa Rentals

Land and Property for Sale

Friendship House 3 beds, 2 acres US$ 1.825m Bequia Estates lots from $ 6 per sq ft. / US$ 200,000 Call Lucille Cozier: 1 (784) 496 06 54 / 526 2386 or UK Office (44) 203 468 55 92 Est. 2000

Front Street

Bequia Tourism Association

Port Elizabeth treet Back S

Wheres & Whats

St. Michael’s Catholic Church


Hospital Pharmacy Almond Tree

St. Mary’s Anglican Church (1829)

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International Brokers Local Experts

Fitness / Health

real estate / Villa Rentals • 2Br, 2Ba house, Spring (half share) 315,000 USD

Dr. Gregory Thomas

• New 4Br, 5 1/2 Ba house with pool, Spring 900,000 USD

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

R eflexology The Ancient Art of Foot Massage

Canadian Certified The holistic art which stimulates, heals and relaxes naturally

Stressed Out?

For an appointment at Village Apartments Call Val at 458 3883

SATI YOGA CLASSES Intermediate - Mon & Thurs 9.30 to 11 am

Private yoga & fitness sessions available

Beginners, men and women welcome! Yoga mats available, bring your own towel For more info Call: (784) 454-0939

• 33,000SF lots, Spring

175,000 USD

• Acre+ lots at Ocean Ridge, Crescent Beach

Acupuncture and Qigong


648,000 USD

• Lots with road and utilities, Friendship Groves from 7.00 USD per SF

The Healthy Way 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☺

• 2BR, 2Ba house, Spring

• Government lots

5.50 USD per SF

(Note: We never charge buyer commissions)

458-3544 •

Fitness / Health Marc Erdrich/Ruth Boerger massage therapists

12 years on Bequia

every body needs a massage for pain relief

and relaxation at your hotel or villa by appointment

Enjoy a couples massage

784-430-5763 784-457-5625



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

Services / shopping

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

Daily Flights to: Barbados and St. Lucia

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

Tel: (784) 457 5124

Call us for details!

Services / shopping

Doris Fresh Food Now located in Back Street! (formerly Le Petit Jardin)

• design & construction

of your dream garden

• garden maintenance • irrigation systems -

design and installation

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

Open Mon - Sat 8am - 5pm Sundays 8am - 11.30am

Tel: 458 3625 Now Eileen’s Market Open! Fresh prepared, ready to eat, 100% organic

Wide Selection of Local Fish

plus Lobster, Conch, Beef, Pork & much more...

Open daily 9am - 4.30pm • Sun 9am - 12 noon Dinghy Dock

Tel: 457 3500 Located at L’Auberge des Grenadines, Hamilton


Call Andrew or Delphine for a free consultation Cell: 533 1500 or 533 1600 • Landline: 458 3928 • • • •

Based in Bequia

Landscaping • Irrigation Design & Installation Sales Garden Consultancy & Maintenance Plant Sales • Disease & Pest Control Gardener Training

Over 8 years of experience on Mustique Now operating on Bequia for 4 years EARL TASH, MANAGING DIRECTOR Tel: 533 0899 St. Vincent, P.O. Box 2882 Hopewell Main Road Tel: (784) 570 2882

The Garden Boutique Large Selection of colourful Caribbean Designer Wear Beach Wear Jewellery We Make Hand Painted Batik Open Mon - Sat 8.30am - 6pm

Tel: 458 3892

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

Opp. St. Mary’s Church

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 •

We carry a complete supply of:


Downstairs Coco’s Place, Ocar

Check out our Take-away/ Eat-in Menu! Petite baguette, salads & croissants. Enjoy smoothies, delicious juices, wine by the glass & our ice cold beers. Wide selection of frozen and cold meats, frozen fish, seafood, vegetables & fruits.

To pre-order call: 458 3485 Open Mon – Thu 8 - 5pm • Fri 8 – 6pm Saturday - Sunday 8 - 2pm

African sapele, Greenheart, Kabukalli, Andiroba, Teak, Red Cedar, Cherry Ply & Brown Copaiba Ply Pine all sizes, Groove Ply, Ext. Ply & Marine Ply Harris paints, Hammerite paints, Cabot, Flood & Watco finishes, Varnish, Paint Sundries & more! 10% Discount for Cash or Local Check

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!

Bequia this Week  

A handy calendar of events, aptly entitled "Bequia This Week", is published in print and on-line for this small Caribbean island every Frida...

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