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NO. 634 Apr 25th May 1st




Fri 25th

La Plage Bar & Rest'nt, Lower Bay - From 10am for Lunch & Dinner, closed on Mons, open Thurs for Lunch only 458 3361 Sugar Reef Cafe, Crescent Beach - Farm and fisherman to table, daily noon to 9 p.m. 458 3400 Papa’s Bar, Ocar – Open Mon-Sat lunch & dinner Stanley Cup Playoff Game every night - Bar Special VHF 68/457 3443 Dawn’s Cafe, Lower Bay - Open daily from 8am for Breakfast and Lunch all afternoon! 492 6508 The DeckHouse - Closing Mon 28 April for Spring holiday. Watch this space for re-opening date! VHF 68/570 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 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 - Andy Cruickshank live on keyboard and vocals tonight from 7.45pm VHF 68/458 3463 Virginia Hub Bar, Hamilton - Friday night is party night! DJ Ozan and Kamani. Chill out, play pool! 532 8586 Tantie Pearl’s – 2-Course Lobster Special from only EC$75! Also on Monday & Wednesday nights VHF 68/457 3160 L’Auberge, Hamilton - Open for Lunch & Dinner - Live Lobster Pool, fabulous harbour views VHF 68/457 3555

Sat 26th

Papa’s Bar, Ocar – Open Monday-Saturday lunch & dinner from 11am until… Sun from 5pm VHF 68/457 3443 Bagatelle@Bequia Beach - Fresh Grilled Lobster Dinner – EC$110/EC$135pp from 7pm. Res. please VHF 68/458 1600 Coco's Place, Ocar - Open daily for lunch & dinner, great harbour view, delicious local cuisine! VHF 68/458 3463 Tantie Pearl’s – Tantie's delicious 3-course local cooking tonight, only EC$72! Great harbour view! VHF 68/457 3160 Devil's Table, Bequia Marina - Reggae Music from 9pm VHF 68 458 3900/3443

Sun 27th

The DeckHouse, Hamilton Waterfront - Don't miss our slap-up Sunday Brunch 10am-1pm. Res VHF 68/570 6590 Papa’s Bar – Open from 5pm until... after beach Lime Special, 5-6pm, Stanley Cup Playoffs daily! VHF 68/457 3443 Jack's Bar - Sunday afternoon lime - Sunset Drinks Specials, free Wifi! VHF 68 458 3809 /457 3762 L’Auberge, Hamilton - Open for Lunch & Dinner - gourmet French cuisine, live Lobster Pool! VHF 68/457 3555 Coco's Place, Ocar - Daily lunch & dinner, great harbour view, “Cool Strummings” String Band VHF 68/458 3463 Gingerbread Restaurant – Dinner music by J. Gool & De Real Ting, Bequia folk songs, calypso & more VHF 68/458 3800 Bagatelle@Bequia Beach - Delicious Dinner, a la carte Italian Cuisine served from 7pm, reservations please! VHF 68/458 1600

Mon 28th

Bagatelle@Bequia Beach - Open daily for Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner – enjoy relaxing by the beach! VHF 68/458 1600 Sugar Reef Cafe, Crescent Beach - At an historic coconut plantation, open daily noon to 9pm 458 3400 L’Auberge, Hamilton - Open for Lunch & Dinner, prix fixe or a la carte menu, Live Lobster Pool! VHF 68/457 3555 Daily Calendar of events continued on page 2 Tel: (784) 457 3888

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Tues 29th

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

Wed 30th

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! VHF 68/457 3555 Bagatelle@Bequia Beach - Delicious Beach BBQ, Live music “Solutions”, only EC$90 pp, from 7pm. Res please! VHF 68/458 1600 Coco's Place, Ocar - Bob & Friends live tonight on acoustic guitar, from 7.45pm VHF 68/458 3463

May Day

Thurs 1st

Sailing & Speedboat Charters - Private Grenadines charters from speedboats to luxury crewed yachts 457 3888/495 0886/9 Frangipani - World-famous Barbecue & Jump-up with the Elite Steel Band - res. essential! VHF 68/458 3255

Bank Holiday

Eating Out

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L’Auberge des Grenadines

in HAMILTON • Open for Lunch & Dinner

view • Gourmet French Cuisine • Excellent wines culalrty Bay a t c e Sp dmira ay! of A West C • Bequia's only Live Lobster Pool • Harbour View & Tel: 457 3555 VHF 68 Closed Thursdays

Fabulous open-air terrace overlooking Admiralty Bay Follow the blue streak of lightS on our roof to find us!

mac’s pizzeria

Kitchen always open till 10pm!

Open 11:00am - 9:00pm Situated between Gingerbread and The Fig Tree

Mon - Sat from 11am ‘til... Sunday 5pm ‘til... Res: 457-3443 / 455 5463 VHF CH 68 Free WiFi

Reservations VHF ch 68, tel: 458-3474

Stanley Cup Playoff Games every night Bar Special

Bagatelle Restaurant Fabulous Beachside Restaurant & Beach Bar

Daily breakfast, lunch & dinner - Fine dining/International flair

Sunday Dinner – Scrumptious Italian Cuisine a la carte Reservations please Tel: 458 1600 / 458 3368

Farm and fisherman to table at a beachfront coconut plantation Open daily, noon to 9 p.m. 458-3400

Limited availability

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

Open Daily!

Bequia Beach Hotel Spa & Watersports Enquire about Specials! (open to non residents - subject to availibility)


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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Eating Out


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


Tel: 458 3286 Fax: 458 3964


Visit our Tourism Office! Stamps & postcards, newspapers, flags advice on tours, daytrips, accommodation Open daily - located opposite Customs/Revenue building



Day Trips to Mustique & Neighbouring Islands with experienced Local Skipper

35ft Cabin Cruiser

US$100 per person

Fishing trips or Day trips to St. Vincent

Call: 458 3086 / 495 2617

"A fabulous day out!"

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BEQUIA SAILING CLUB Regatta T-shirts 2014!

Also Sailing Club Logo T-SHIRTS & Caps

Great Souvenirs & Gifts

Check Frangi Mon - Fri or BTA Office daily!

Michael Tours 32 ft. power yacht



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

Explore beautiful islands… Snorkel colourful reefs… Swim with turtles… Aboard an elegant 62ft sailing yacht All cruises are fully inclusive Tobago Cays US$ 130 Mustique US$ 125 Isle de Quatre US$ 120 Tobago Cays & Mustique US$ 280 Phone: 1 (784) 432 5201

Find us on Tripadvisor

Taxis/Water Taxis Dollar Vans

Call us with any ideas you have and let us help plan your tour to explore the Grenadines!

Tel: (784) 533 2909 Email:

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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!

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

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"a MUST HAVE for those who love Bequia"...“

Bequia, a Feast of Color, Paintings by Peter Carr 1978 through 2012, EC$85, 64 pages Paintings of Bequia Traditional Life with historic information & commentary Available: Bequia Bookshop, Gingerbread Hotel, Island Style,Mango Art Studio, Maranne's Ice Cream, Solana's Boutique, Sugar Reef Cafe

Mango Art Studio

Belmont Bequia

"Bring Home the Color"

Original Paintings and art books of Bequia Life by Peter Carr and Julie Lea open by appointment, (784) 455 4677

BEQUIA MARITIME MUSEUM 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


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Lydia’s Massage • Therapeutic Body Massage • Japanese Facial Massage KOBIDO (Discover the art of facial rejuvenation)

Bequia: Behind St. Mary’s Anglican Church Tel: 431-6464 (English)

St. Vincent: Haddon Hotel




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Yoga on Bequia • SATI YOGA Sati means mindfulness, paying attention. In all classes there is attention on breath, alignment, & energy. Intermediate level - Monday & Wednesday 9:30am Beginners - Monday 11:15am Restorative Yoga - Tuesday 9:30am Intermediate level - Wednesday 9:30am Yoga mats available. Bring your own towel. PRIVATE SESSIONS

For more info Call: (784) 455-4565

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

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

Bequia this Week is on-line: shopping / Services / For Sale

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The Garden Boutique SPECIAL DISCOUNTS STORE WIDE! We also sell pottery, hammocks & baskets

Upstairs behind St. Mary’s Church

(enter by New Bookshop)

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

Liquor Store

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:

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

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

For Sale

1991 JEEP WRANGLER Low Mileage Call 533-1822 'Making a Big Difference to a Small Island'

TOP SOIL For Sale “The Best Quality in Bequia” Located on the left hand side of the well in Spring

• Contact Oslyn Bunyan

Tel: 457 3147 / 528 9891 or 497 3692



of Villas and Properties for Websites, Brochures & Magazines Over 25 Years Experience in Bequia Tel: (784) 532 9553

real estate / Villa Rentals

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

House For Sale


Asking US$1,350,000 For appointment call 784-457-3785

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!

Bequia this Week 25 04 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...

Bequia this Week 25 04 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...