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NO. 545 Apr 20th Apr 26th

BEQUIA

2012

THIS WEEK

Fri 20th

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-Fri from 4pm, Sat from 11am, Sun from 5pm, 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 pool VHF 68/457 3555 Devil’s Table, Bequia Marina – Enjoy a fusion of EuroCaribbean cooking plus Flashy & Kyron live! 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... Waterfront dining, harbour view VHF 68/457 3008 Aqua Café Bar - Aqua Club Night featuring Bequia’s #1 DJ Shotta. Admission free! VHF 68/458 3133

Sat 21st

Tantie Pearl’s – Delicious Caribbean Curry Special, 2 courses only EC$60, from 6.30pm, res. pl! Closed Sundays VHF 68/457 3160 Gingerbread Cafe & Restaurant – Coffee & Cake in the morning, Curries our Dinner Speciality VHF 68/458 3800 Papa’s Bar, Ocar – Saturday Soup of the day special, great view, open air dining on our terrace 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 22nd

Coco’s Place, Ocar - World Famous West Indian Buffet Lunch only EC$49. Last of the season! VHF 68/458 3463 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 L’Auberge, Hamilton - Live Lobster Pool, lunch & dinner, great harbour view! VHF 68/457 3555

Mon 23rd

Sailing & Speedboat Charters - Private Grenadines charters from speedboats to luxury crewed yachts 457 3888 /495 0886/9 Aqua Café Bar - Local Lunches – Rotis our specialty plus Burgers, Wings, Fish’n’Chips & more… VHF 68/458 3133 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, a la carte and prix fixe menu! VHF 68/457 3555 Daily Calendar of events continued on page 2

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 www.grenadine-escape.com Est. 2000

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BEQUIA THIS WEEK

Tues 24th

Friendship Rose Classic Schooner - Mustique, famous bars, lunch on board, US$140, kids free 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, right by the water, dinner res please! 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 Jack's Bar - Beach BBQ with “Flashy” live at Princess Margret Beach VHF 68/457 3762

Wed 25th

L’Auberge, Hamilton - Open for lunch & dinner, prix fixe menu only EC$80, great harbour view! De Reef – “Bequia Style Lunch”: Choice of 2 meats fish or chicken, lots of local sides + dessert only EC$40 Papa’s Bar, Ocar – Drink & dine under the stars on our terrace, great view, sports TV daily! Bagatelle@Bequia Beach - Sizzling BBQ Buffet - Caribbean flavours on the beach in Friendship, live music res. pl.

Thur 26th

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 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

VHF 68/457 3555 VHF 68/458 3958 VHF 68/457 3443 VHF 68/458 1600

Eating Out

Specials

Fabulous open-air terrace overlooking Admiralty Bay Dine under the stars Sports TV Live! NHL Playoffs

Daily Sunset Happy Hour 5pm - 7pm

Open Daily from 8am until… Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Friday: Song & Guitar - Amanda Gooding from 6.30pm

Mon-Fri 4pm ‘til... Sat 11am ‘til... Sun 5pm ‘til...

Reservations: 457-3443

VHF CH 68

Free WiFi

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

NOW OPEN FOR: • Breakfast from 9am • Local Lunches – Rotis our specialty plus Soups, Sandwiches, Fish’n’Chips and more… • FRIDAYS - AQUA CLUB NIGHT: featuring Bequia's #1 DJ SHOTTA Port Elizabeth • free wifi Opposite Fruit Market • Cool Breeze & Great HarboUr Views! aquacafebar@gmail.com • Special FUNCTIONS (PLEASE CALL) Tel: 458-3133

L’Auberge des Grenadines

in HAMILTON • Open for Lunch & Dinner

view Gourmet French Cuisine • Excellent wines ular y Bay c a t c Spe dmiralt ay! of A West C • Live Lobster Pool • Great Harbour View & Tel: 457 3555 • VHF 68 • auberge@caribrestaurant.com • Closed on Thursdays

DE REEf

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

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LOWER BAY

OPEN DAILY

Tel: 458 3958

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! info@bequiabeach.com www.bequiabeach.com Res: 458 1600 or 458 3368


Activities / services An elegant 63’ fully crewed sailing yacht. Based in Bequia and available for day trips and overnight charters around the beautiful Grenadine Islands. www.octopus-caribbean.com hello@octopus-caribbean.com Office: (784) 457 3377

Mobile: (784) 432 5201

www.actionbequia.org

richard@actionbequia.org

THE BELMONT WALKWAY RECONSTRUCTION IS UNDERWAY -

BALANCE TOURS

Day Trips to Mustique & Neighbouring Islands with experienced Local Skipper

35ft Cabin Cruiser

Trips to St. Vincent by arrangement

Call: 458 3086 / 495 2617

"A fabulous day out!"

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

BUT WE STILL NEED YOUR DONATIONS! 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: www.actionbequia.org/belmontwalkway.php

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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

www.friendshiprose.com

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

Taxis/Water Taxis Dollar Vans

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US$80 per person

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

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

cathy@divebequia.com

+1(784) 458 3504

+1(784) 495 9929

Located on Belmont Walkway by the Gingerbread Hotel

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 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 An overtime fee may be charged - Clearing in and out outside office hours and on Public Holidays is normally possible by arrangement.


Fitness / 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 Marc Erdrich/Ruth Boerger massage therapists

12 years on Bequia

every body needs a massage for pain relief

784-430-5763 784-457-5625

and relaxation at your hotel or villa by appointment

Enjoy a couples massage www.massage.vc info@massage.vc

SATI YOGA CLASSES Intermediate - Mon & Thurs 9.30 to 11

Bequia Health Spa At the spa or your location

am

Swedish massage, aromatherapy, facial, waxing, manicure or pedicure, pregnancy massage. Come sooth away your stress/pain and relax to our tranquil serine with a highly experienced massage therapist.

Private yoga & fitness sessions available

Beginners, men and women welcome!

For more information please call 1 784 530 6123 Located at Bequia Venture

AA

Yoga mats available, bring your own towel For more info Call: (784) 454-0939

Bequia

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

Want to stop but don’t know how?

Stamps & postcards, phone cards, newspapers, advice on tours, daytrips, accommodation

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

Open daily - located opposite Customs/Revenue building

St. Michael’s Catholic Church

Dinghy Dock

Market Square

Gas Station

Clive Tannis Playing Field Basketball Football

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Market Dock Post Office, Customs & Immigration

Fuel Dock/

T Bequia Marina

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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Bequia Tourism Association www.bequiatourism.com Phone: (784) 458 3286 bequiatourism@vincysurf.com

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Wheres & Whats

TOURISM ASSOCIATION www.bequiatourism.com

Visit our Tourism Office!

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

Bequia Harbour

Tel: 458 3286 Fax: 458 3964

Public Toilets

Dinghy Dock

St. Mary’s Anglican Church (1829)


real estate / Villa Rentals

grenadinevillas@mac.com www.thegrenadinescollection.com

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

LAND

25,542 sq ft on Spring Estate. Rectangular lot with beautiful view 5 minutes walk from the beach. “Dead-end” road, electricity, US$150,000

Phone: (784) 458 3518

gardenboutique@hotmail.com

‘Bequia this Week’ Online: www.begos.com/thisweek.pdf

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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!


Services / shopping

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

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

Wide Selection of Local Fish

Fresh French Cheeses, Duck Mousse plus Lobster, Conch, Beef, Pork, Ham, Saucisson & much more…

Open daily 9am - 4.30pm • Sun 9am - 12 noon at L’Auberge des Grenadnes, Hamilton, Dinghy Dock! Tel: 457 3500 eileensmarket@yahoo.com • • • •

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 gardencare@vincysurf.com

The Garden Boutique The shop is full of new, beautiful Clothing. We also have our own high quality Batik. Open 8.30am - 6pm

Tel: 458 3892

Open Mon - Sat 8am - 4pm Sundays closed!

Tel: 458 3625 doris_freshfood@yahoo.com

SHOP & CAFÉ ˙

Downstairs Coco’s Place, Ocar 2 docks nearby!

Come & sit in our café or order take away!

Opp. St. Mary’s Church

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

Daily

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

Welcome!

Scheduled Flights to and from Barbados! om ir.c ga 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

res@svgair.com

Call us for details!

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

Upstairs behind St. Mary’s Church (enter by Island Things Boutique) Mon – Fri 9.30 am till 1pm or by appointment

We serve baguettes, salads, delicious smoothies, juices, wine by the glass & ice cold beers.

Call Yvonne: 498 7137 or 458 3288 Call Agneta: 430 5021

Wide selection of frozen meats, frozen fish, seafood, pasta, olive oils, vegetables, fresh frozen berries, fruits & wines.

TOP SOIL For Sale “The Best Quality in Bequia”

Call for orders: 458 3485 - Free delivery to yachts & villas for purchases over EC$200

Open Monday – Friday 9 – 5pm Saturday 9 - 2pm

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


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