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The Sweet Retreat

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Reviewed 13 May 2017

If you want to really retreat to a special place then one such place is Bequia. On this gem in the Grenadines, you will find peace and relaxation awaiting you. We travelled from the main island of St. Vincent by ferry to Bequia. It's a...More

Thank Julian R
Response from thebeachBequia, Owner at The Sweet RetreatResponded 21 May 2017

Thank you for your kind review, We are glad that you enjoyed you visit to Bequia & your stay at The Sweet Retreat. We enjoyed having you to stay and we hope that we may have the pleasure of your company again in the not...More

Reviewed 22 April 2017 via mobile

We booked this sweet hotel for a rest before going on a lengthy sail through the Grenadines, and we wish we'd stayed longer. Robert and Shelby are the fabulous hosts in this boutique hotel, and provide a warm and personal welcome. Shelby, a friendly good-time...More

Thank Marshall B
Response from thebeachBequia, Owner at The Sweet RetreatResponded 25 April 2017

Thank you Marshall for your lovely and amusing review, we thoroughly enjoyed reading it. We are so glad that you enjoyed your stay as much as you did and that you recognise what we try to create, more than just somewhere to stay. We do...More

Reviewed 31 March 2017

We stayed as a couple for a week in March, Sweet Retreat was especially chosen after much research as a place we could relax and chill out after months of illness. We really just needed a room with a view where we could just be...More

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Response from thebeachBequia, Manager at The Sweet RetreatResponded 1 April 2017

Dear Tanzina, Thank you or your review and all the positive things that you mentioned. The location and view, the sound of the waves, the rural village and the friendliness of the people. The breakfasts and cooking and the banter and chats about Africa, where...More

Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

My husband and I stayed at The Sweet Retreat for 4 nights for some relaxation before our sailing charter. We love Bequia and wanted to stay somewhere small and quiet but near the beach (it's 2 mins away) and this pretty little place ticked all...More

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Response from thebeachBequia, Owner at The Sweet RetreatResponded 27 March 2017

Hi, Thank you for your delightful review and we hope that your sailing charter was blessed with fair weather. It was a pleasure to host you and we hope that we may look forward to doing so again Sending you our best wishes Robert &...More

Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

We realised that our visit to Bequia would coincide with my 50th birthday so looked for somewhere a bit special,and maybe slightly more than we would normally spend.(we paid 150USD per night). Sweet Retreat seemed to fit the bill and my partner contacted the owners...More

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Response from thebeachBequia, Owner at The Sweet RetreatResponded 27 March 2017

Thank you for your lovely review and we are delighted that you enjoyed your stay as much as you did. It was a pleasure having you as guests and to help you celebrate the "big" birthday. We hope that we may look forward to welcoming...More

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Beachfront
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Breakfast included
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US$ 59 - US$ 175 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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US$ 59 - US$ 175 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Response from KathyH320 | Reviewed this property |
The B&B is in Lower Bay, it is about a 10 minute taxi ride to Port Elizabeth. You can walk there along the beach, up over a hill and the Belmont walkway which I imagine will take a bit but probably not longer than 30... More
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Response from Julian R | Reviewed this property |
The Retreat is really about 10 minutes away from the marina. The local taxi drivers make it an interesting trip.
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"rooms on the adjoining annex"
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"the top floor rooms offer better breezes (helpful with mosquitoes)"
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"All rooms have a great view"
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"We chose a room with great beach/bay view -- worth it."
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