Caribbean Classics

Laid-back Vibe in sleepy Bequia Bequia Beach Hotel, Bequia, The Grenadines ituated on the sleepy island of Bequia, this lovely resort combines laid-back Caribbean charm and a beautiful beachfront setting amid beautifully tended gardens. The Swedish owner, Bengt Mortstedt, has created a relaxing and genteel retreat which mixes colonial style and retro chic, reflecting the passion he has put into developing the resort. The 57 air-conditioned rooms, suites and villas, decorated in a modern colonial style, are spread across the resort among the gardens, along the beachfront, and up on the hillside. Much of the accommodation offers sea and beach views. The Beachfront Suites are highly soughtafter for their stunning views of Friendship Beach and easy access to the nearby pool. Stylish and spacious, these suites provide comfortable lounge areas, en suite bathrooms and sheltered terraces with unhindered views of the Caribbean landscape. For privacy, the hillside and beachfront villas are an excellent choice to suit various sized groups. Villa One at Grenadine Hills can accommodate up to 14 guests. At the Bequia Beach Hotel, first-class cuisine offers both European and Caribbean options on offer. Try mouthwatering dishes from guest chefs who join the Bequia Beach team to create a spectacular dining experience. The menus are changed on a regular basis and use fresh, local produce. The hotel’s signature restaurant, Bagatelle, is situated on the beautiful Friendship Beach close to Jack’s Beach Bar. Reflecting the laid-back atmosphere the bar opens in the morning and shuts when the last guest retires. Since refurbishment the bar now serves fresh seafood. A third restaurant, Tropic on the Hill, serves Italian specialities. Friendship Beach Bequia Beach Hotel is located on the southeast coast of the island on beautiful Friendship Beach with far reaching views of other Grenadine islands. This quiet beach is a gorgeous sweep of pale golden sand curving round in a slightly sheltered bay. If you time it right, you can often watch fishermen at the other end of the beach bringing in their catch.