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NO. 444 Jan 22nd Jan 28th



Fri 22nd

Bequia Comes Out For Haiti - Country Relatives, Cool Strummings, Cruise Ship Band, Almond Tree, all day from 11am – all you spend is donated! Dive Bequia - Discover SCUBA free today @ 1.30pm, next to Gingerbread, for res. call Cathy 458 3504/495 9929 Maria‛s French Terrace – Free WIFI, daily B, L ,D , Happy Hour 5:30 - 7:30, 2 for 1drinks, CD Jazz music VHF 68/458 3337 Gingerbread Café - Idyllic waterfront setting, homemade cakes, specialty teas, coffee & more, 7am – 7pm VHF 68/458 3800 Jack's Bar & Restaurant, Pr. Marg. Beach - Open for Lunch and drinks from 11am till close VHF 68/457 3762 Bagatelle at Bequia Beach Hotel - Steelpan Orchestra Jump-up on the beach: 4-Course Caribbean Menu for EC$115 VHF 68/458 1600 Coco‛s Place, Ocar - “The best West Indian food”, daily for lunch & dinner, Elvis live on pan VHF 68/458 3463 Devil‛s Table, Bequia Marina - Dinner from 6.30pm, with live music by Jamaica‛s TRN Band 458 3900/3222 Bamboo Chute, Belmont - Chicken & beer after work lime, happy hour 5-7, conch souse & bakes on the menu! VHF 68/457 3175 L‛Auberge, Hamilton - Live Lobster! Music Night - Live Blues from 8pm til… Prix fixe menu EC$80 VHF 68/457 3555

Sat 23rd

Exhibition of Paintings by Louloune - Claude Victorine's Studio, Lower Bay, from 10am, also Weds 458 3150 Moskito Bar & Grill – With famous ‘swinging chairs‛, open for lunch and dinner VHF 68/458 3222 Jack's Bar & Restaurant, Pr. Marg. Beach - Open for Lunch and drinks from 11am till close VHF 68/457 3762 Mac‛s Pizzeria - Enjoy a Pizza on the waterfront - Live Steel Pan Music from 6.30 - 9.30pm, reservation suggested 458 3474 Tantie Pearl‛s – Delicious 2-course Curry Dinner Special, EC$60, great sunset harbour view, reserv. please VHF 68/457 3160 Bagatelle at Bequia Beach Hotel - Lobster Fest! Try our signature Lobster Thermidor VHF 68/458 1600 De Bistro - Reggae Nite with TRN Band! Open daily for breakfast, lunch & dinner, right in the harbour 457 3482 Bamboo Chute, Belmont - Country Relatives live from 8pm until…. refreshments on sale, adm. free VHF 68/457 3175 Devil‛s Table, Bequia Marina – Open for drinks from 4pm, Dinner from 6.30pm 458 3900/3222 Gingerbread Restaurant – Cool Jazz ‘n‛ Blues Night! Solo pianist Courtney Williams, live from 7pm VHF 68/458 3800

Sun 24th

Friendship Rose Classic Schooner - Tobago Cays, reef snorkeling, exploring, US$125 all inc. 457 3888 /495 0886/9 Keegan‛s, Lower Bay - Spicy Jamaican Jerk Lunch or choose from the grill from 11.30am VHF 68/458 3530 Moskito Bar & Grill – Perfect for excursion to the beach, lunch and dinner VHF 68/458 3222 Jack's Bar & Restaurant - Bring your family & friends on the beach with delicious menu & cool cocktails! VHF 68/457 3762 Coco‛s Place, Ocar - West Indian Buffet Lunch: Curry, fish & more - only EC$45, open daily VHF 68/458 3463 Maria‛s French Terrace – Free WIFI, daily B, L, D HH 5.30-7.30, 2 for 1drinks, live Jazz piano - David Maxwell at 6.30 VHF 68/458 3337 Dawn's Creole, Industry - Grill Buffet + our tasty snacks - lime & dance with old time music - open daily 458 3400 De Reef, Lower Bay – The place to be on Sunday, great sandwiches & lunches VHF 68/458 3958 Frangipani Hotel - Waterfront Bar, solo pan artist Elvis Seales from 5pm, dinner from 6.30pm VHF 68/458 3255 L‛Auberge, Hamilton - Live Lobster! Music Night - Live Blues from 8pm til… Prix fixe menu EC$80 VHF 68/457 3555 Gingerbread Restaurant – Dinner music by “J Gool & de Real Ting” Bequia folk songs, calypso & more VHF 68/458 3800 Devil‛s Table, Bequia Marina - Family Dinner Special, three courses, EC$58 458 3900/3222

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BAYSHORE MALL, BEQUIA Tel: 458 - 3062 Email:

Carnival Cruise Line SPECIAL, one way 4-days cruise, sailing February 17th From Barbados - St.Lucia - St.Kitts - St.Maarten - SanJuan Interior Cabin EC$ 748.30 Ocean View EC$ 930.00

All cruise taxes included Airfare is additional Subject to change with availability We are Agents for SVG Air and Grenadine Airways!


in HAMILTON • Open daily for Lunch & Dinner

Gourmet French Cuisine • Excellent wines 3-Course prix fixe Menu only EC$80 or choose à la carte! Live Lobster Pool! Sensational Live Blues/Jazz - Stan & Cora on Piano and Sax playing Thur, Fri, Sun & Mon from 8.00pm til… Music Night Happy Hour from 10pm: Select mixers only EC$5! Tel: 457 3555 • VHF 68 • • Free WIFI

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Mon 25th

Moskito Bar & Grill – Bar with the ‘swinging chairs‛, open for lunch and dinner L‛Auberge, Hamilton - Live Blues piano & sax from 8.00pm til… Prix fixe menu EC$80, live Lobster! Whaleboner Bar & Restaurant, Belmont Walkway - Dinner & BBQ from 7pm, “Twilight” live! Tantie Pearl‛s – Daily Lobster Special Dinner EC$75 inc. starter, or choose from our regular menu, res. pl

VHF 68/458 3222 VHF 68/457 3555 VHF 68/458 3233 VHF 68/457 3160

Tue 26th

Maranne‛s Ice Cream, Gingerbread Cafe - Sundaes, sorbets and yoghurt too! Open daily 10am–5.30pm 458 3041 Bagatelle at Bequia Beach Hotel - Try our signature cocktails at our Beach Bar - open 10am till VHF 68/458 1600 Jack's Bar & Restaurant - Sizzlin‛ Beach Party with live music by ”Kool Runningz“ VHF 68/457 3762 Sailors Café, Ocar – Quiz Night! 7pm for 7.30pm start, EC$5. Early food orders welcome! VHF 68/593 0517

Wed 27th

Friendship Rose Classic Schooner - Visit Mustique, famous bars, lunch on board, US$125 all inc. 457 3888/495 0886/9 Maria‛s French Terrace – Free WIFI, daily B, L, D HH 5.30-7.30, 2 for 1drinks, live Jazz piano - David Maxwell at 6.30 VHF 68/458 3337 Tantie Pearl‛s – Grilled Fish Special! 2-Course Dinner EC$60 or choose from regular menu, res. please VHF 68/457 3160 Devil‛s Table, Bequia Marina - Wednesday Night Live! Delicious dinner menu - live music by Kool Runningz! 458 3900/3222 Sugar Hill, Mount Pleasant – Lobster Special Night with String Music, great location, res. please VHF 68/458 3773 Bamboo Chute Resort - Karaoke night! West Indian food incl. rotis, salt fish, bakes & breadfruit VHF 68/457 3175 Keegan‛s Beach Resort, Lower Bay - Special Buffet Dinner 7.30pm, Elvis on steel pan VHF 68/458 3530

Friendship Rose Classic Schooner - Next trip to Tobago Cays Sunday 31st January! 457 3888/495 0886/9 Devil‛s Table, Bequia Marina - Food for Pirates and Admirals, dinner from 6pm 458 3900/3222 L‛Auberge, Hamilton - Live Lobster! Music Night - Live Blues from 8pm til… Prix fixe menu EC$80 VHF 68/457 3555 Bagatelle at Bequia Beach Hotel - Enjoy an early pre-Music Fest dinner by the beach, from 6pm VHF 68/458 1600 Frangipani - World-famous Barbecue & Jump-up with the Elite Steel Band - res. essential! VHF 68/458 3255 BEQUIA MUSIC FEST Bequia Music Fest - 13-piece Elite Steel Band - at the Frangipani Hotel - from 9pm until… VHF 68/458 3255

Thur 28th


TANTIE PEARL’S RESTAURANT Delicious Local Cooking • Cool Breezy Location Breathtaking Harbour views


Situated between Frangipani and Plantation House

Saturdays: Live Steel Pan from 6.30pm – 9.30pm

Daily Lobster Special only EC$75 Dinner Specials Weds and Sats - res. essential Yachties: 4 or more and taxi is free! Happy Hour Tues, Fri, Sun 4.30 - 5.30pm

Open daily 11AM - 10PM Reservations VHF ch 68, tel: 458-3474

Open daily • VHF 68 • Cemetery Hill • 457 3160

Bamboo Chute

Happy Hour Drinks Specials Belmont Daily from 5- 7 pm: Beers EC$5, Rum’n’ Coke or Rum Punch @ 2 for EC$15 VHF Ch 68

Tel: (784) 457 3175


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Open All Day, Every Day from 9am for B'fast, Lunch, Dinner - Free WIFI

Fri 22nd - Happy Hour 5:30 - 7:30, 2 for 1 drinks, CD Jazz Music Sun 24th - Happy Hour 5:30 - 7:30, 2 for 1 drinks, David Maxwell Jazz piano live at 6.30pm Wed 27th - Happy Hour 5:30 - 7:30 2 for 1 drinks, David Maxwell Jazz piano live at 6.30pm email:

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Dawn’s Creole Industry

Bagatelle Restaurant

Crescent Beach

Open for Breakfast, Lunch and Snacks 9am to 5.30pm Dinner by reservation. > Enjoy our fabulous food and a day on the beach & Sunday Grill Buffet and Music Tel: 458 3400

Friday 22nd: Vincy Steelpan Orchestra from 7pm! Beachfront Dinner and Drinks Specials Beach Bar open from 10am

Enjoy Lunch & Dinner on our Beachfront Terrace Tel: 458 1600


Bar and Restaurant with a Difference! Open Daily for Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner Good selection of scrumptious dishes to meet every pocket and taste!

Saturday Jan 23rd Reggae Nite TRN Band

Happy Hour every Friday 5-6 pm - 2 for 1 drinks & Rum Punch Specials! Port Elizabeth, Bequia Tel: 457 3482

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


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Friday Jan 22nd Reggae @ Devils Table 9.30pm until… Saturday Jan 23rd Reggae Nite @ De Bistro

Juggling by DJ Shat / DJ Waterman/ DJ Bebe / With the Party Girls crew Produced by Bequia Tech Entertainment For information about booking TRN Band call Warren 432 8668

Dive Bequia

(23 years of diving Bequia)

• Try the world’s most popular intro to SCUBA • Snorkeling equipment for sale and hire. Expert advice on fitting • Three dive trips daily, beach/yacht pick up Telephone Cathy on 458 3504 / 495 9929 or visit us next to Gingerbread


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!"

DAY CHARTERS Mustique, St. Vincent, Canouan, Tobago Cays & more

Super-fast, luxury twin-hulled speedboat Call Frangipani 458 3255 for details and bookings


TENNIS COACHING Qualified coach Fabio ‘Bouti’ Gasparotto

Astroturf Court Lower Bay - correct footwear essential! Racquets and balls available

Call 497 7779 to arrange sessions

DISCOVER BEQUIA! Freelance guided Hiking & Scenic Tours A must to explore the real Bequia - customised to suit your needs French German and English spoken Brent “Bushman”: 495 2524 Martine & Francois: 457 3898 Sabine: 593 9241

SAIL WITH BLUE STAR YACHT CHARTERS Enjoy the luxury of your very own private skippered yacht We specialise in tailor-made day and overnight charters around the beautiful islands of the Caribbean aboard our fantastic 50ft Beneteau, Polair Star - Based in Bequia Daily rates from $100.00 US per person Mustique, Tobago Cays, The Grenadines, Antigua, St Lucia and beyond!

Tel: (784) 455 6976



Port Elizabeth (waterfront) Downstairs Maria's French Terrace Tel: 784 458-3116 / 784 533-0677 Email: CALL OR VISIT AND ASK ABOUT OUR HOLIDAY SPECIALS

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Bequia Mount Gay Music Fest Thursday January 28th - Sunday January 31st 2010

Thursday, Jan 28th, Frangipani Hotel, from 8.30pm: (adm free)

Steel Pan Celebration - 13-piece “Elite” Steel Pan Orchestra

Friday, Jan 29th, De Reef, Lower Bay 8.30pm:

The Mustique Blues Festival in Bequia Dana Gillespie & “the London Blues Band” & Guest Artistes

Saturday, Jan 30th Bequia Beach Hotel, Friendship 1pm : (adm free)

Jazz & Blues by the Beach • Syl Mcintosh & Band • Stan & cora • WRY Worry • Jim Coleman • Jan Smith • David Maxwell • Louis O’Neil

De Reef, Lower Bay 8.30pm:

From Barbados: Nexcyx, Toby Armstrong, Mount Gay Blues Band From Europe, Bequia & Jamaica: Papa Winnie, T.R.N. Band with guests: Amanda Gooding • Kyron Baptiste

Sunday, Jan 31st, De Reef, Lower Bay, 12.30pm:

• The Country Relatives • Bequia’s Kings of String • Denzil Bacchus Blues Band • Syl McIntosh • ThE Bequia Blues Band • Jam Session • The Mount Gay Blues Band • Surprise Guests Mount Gay Rum Party

Music Fest - Admiralty Transport Ferry Special on Sunday, Jan 31 On Sunday afternoon the last Admiral Ferry to St. Vincent will leave Bequia at 6pm!

Most Bequia restaurants will offer an early pre-concert dinner on Thurs, Fri and Sat - reserve early! Lower Bay - Sunday Music Fest Lunch at Keegan’s

BEQUIA MUSIC FEST Tickets On Sale! Single ticket (Friday or saturday night) - EC$60 per night (EC$70 at the door) special two-night ticket - EC$99 SUNDAY Ticket - EC$20 (EC$25 at the door)

Tickets available from: Bequia Tourism Office, Lina’s Delicatessen, Frangipani Hotel, Bequia Tech Center, De Reef, Quik Print St. Vincent, The Bounty Restaurant St. Vincent

BEQUIA MUSIC FEST T-Shirts now for sale at the Tourism Office - only EC$50!

ACTIVITIES / SERVICES Tel: (784) 457 3888


Dr. Gregory Thomas Chiropractor

in Bequia: Mondays & Thursdays, 3pm – 6pm Office upstairs Bequia Venture, phone 458-3937 in Kingstown, St. Vincent, 97 Granby Street: Tuesdays & Fridays 8am – 2pm for appointments phone 485-6449 Eileen Gibson IIHHT, IHBC, FHT UK Trained British Therapist

Treatments available: Massage Indian Head Massage Manis/Pedis


Call: (784) 431 2566 or (784) 495 9775 • Bequia & St. Vincent, West Indies

every body needs a massage Marc Erdrich/Ruth Boerger massage therapists

10 years on Bequia

At Friendship Bay or at your hotel or villa

Couples massage available

784-430-5763 784-457-5625


RThe EFLEXOLOGY Ancient Art of Foot Massage Canadian Certified The holistic art which stimulates, heals and relaxes naturally

Stressed Out?

For an appointment call Val at 458 3883


Schedule your appointment with a trained practitioner

Cristina Fabregas

Reconnective Healing Practitioner, Level 3 (784) 527 1640 For additional information

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From a top London hair salon

Now located in Port Elizabeth behind Porthole / Vet ‘s Office. Closed Sundays & Mondays Appts advised – or just drop by!

For appointment call 455 5820

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

Services / shopping • design & construction

of your dream garden

• garden maintenance • irrigation systems -

design and installation


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

Based in Bequia

Landscaping • Irrigation Design & Installation Garden Consultancy & Maintenance Plant Sales • Disease & Pest Control Over 8 years of experience on Mustique Now operating on Bequia for 2 ½ years EARL TASH, MANAGING DIRECTOR Tel: 784 494 3971 email:

St. Vincent, P.O. Box 2882 Hopewell Main Road Tel: 784 451 3971 Fax: 784 451 3083

Movie City Opposite Knights Trading Movie-DVD's • Sunglasses • Straw Hats • T-shirts • Caps • Wraps • Sun Block Lotion • Cologne & Perfume Sets • Cigars Island Souvenirs • Complementary Island DVD's & Island Maps Specials on Beer - 3 for EC$10 • 4 for EC$15 Opening Hours: 9.30am to 5.00pm Tel: 532 1243

BEQUIA BUMPERS STICKERS!! Great gifts or souvenirs! - only EC$5 (US$2)

Available from Noah's Arkade, Local Color, Doris'

Detection Systems Tailored to meet your needs

We install:

• Intruder Alarms • Fire Detection • CCTV • Access Control • Security Lighting

Enhancing technology * Protecting People

Call Andy Jagger Cell: 430 1340 • Landline: 458 3732 Email:

Bequia Center BequiaTechnology Technology Center Authorized Digicel Dealer Authorized Digicel Dealer


a a Authorized Authorized Digicel Digicel Agent Agent a a International International Phone phone Call Center Internet Café, Wireless Hot Spot Yacht Service aa Internet Café, Wireless Hot Spot && Yacht Service a Digital Photo Center a Business Center: send/receive Fax, etc. a Point of Sale Systems: Restaurants/ Retail a Computer Repairs a Business cards, flyers, etc Open 8am to 9pm 7 days a week Air conditioned - located on Front Street - next to Bagos Pizza Hut Tel: 458 3045 • Fax: 1-320-388-8094 • •


Downstairs Coco’s Place, Ocar Wide selection of cheeses, cold meats, juices, olive oil, pasta, croissants, baguettes etc Check out our delicious frozen meat, fish, shellfish & exotic vegetables Daily sandwich selection and beer or wine by the glass. Friendly helpful service orders of all sizes welcome! Open Mon - Fri 8.30 - 5pm Sat 8.30 - 12.30pm Tel: (784) 458 3485

All proceeds benefit St. Benedicts Day Nursery & Infant Hospt'l

Doris Fresh Food Now 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 8am – 11.30am

Tel: 458 3625

A Personal Guide To

Beautiful Bequia

80 minutes DVD shot over the last thirty years… only EC$40

Sold at the Bequia Bookshop or contact John Cawsey at St. Mary’s Anglican Church (mornings) or call 455 7631



Bequia Easter Regatta 2010

New Merchandise now on sale at the Bequia Tourism Office GREAT SOUVENIRS!


The Garden Boutique New Collection of colourful Caribbean Designer Wear Beach Wear Jewellery We Make Hand Painted Batik

Open Mon to Sat 8.30am - 6pm Tel: 458 3892 Opp. St. Mary’s Church


Spring Pottery Closing Down Sale! Everything Must Go!

Gallery at L’Auberge in Hamilton Open Monday to Friday Or by Appointment

10am – 2pm Tel: 527 8203


Beautiful, handcrafted furniture and decorative pottery


located at

Frangipani Hotel Bequia

Huge selection also includes hammocks and baskets Upstairs behind St. Mary’s Church (enter by Island Things Boutique)

Mon - Sat: 9am-5pm (closed for lunch) Sunday: 9am-1pm

458 3518 or 430 5021

Tel: (784) 458 3424

Mon – Fri 9.30 am till 1pm or by appointment

FOR SALE Frigidaire Up Right Frost Free FRIDGE/FREEZER

17.7 cubic feet, 220 volts Good working order! EC$800 Tel: 5287444 or 4573209


2-hour DVD & 60 page book “I Saw Jesus” See John Cawsey, St. Mary's Church Mornings Tel. 455 7631


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Ocean Ridge Estates at Crescent Beach Acre+ Lots from $440K

Friendship Groves at Friendship Bay HALf Acre+ Lots from $180K

OLD FORT ESTATES “Building your… …Caribbean Dream”

Originally from Europe, we have lived in The Grenadines for over 30 years. We know the islands and would be happy to assist in the search & choice of a perfect property for you…

Phone: (784) 458 3440

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

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...