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Dracut, Massachusetts
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7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 31 July 2016 via mobile

We stayed here for just 1 night before we took off from tradewinds in downtown. This was such an a Amazing place with a wonderful view. We stayed in the private cabana and it was prefect!! Out door shower beautiful view!!! My favorite place I stayed in for our 18 days away. It is so quiet the stars at night... More 

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Campobello di Mazara, Italy
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4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 June 2016 via mobile

From the moment we arrived we were greated with a warm welcome by the owner shelby, who help with our bags and showed us to our room. The view was to die for, we had a nice big ocean view room with a patio, We slept with the doors open the sound of the waves and the sea breeze at... More 

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Savannah, Georgia
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21 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 April 2016

Stayed 29 Feb 16 at this fabulous intimate "retreat" and enjoyed the company of hosts Shelby and Robert. View from the GREEN ROOM at night is spectacular as you overlook Admiralty Bay. Accommodations in the Green Room: King Bed (mosquito netting), Ceiling Fan, Floor Fan, nice size bathroom shower (single sink), patio had table/chairs for observing the view. No AC... More 

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Thank SavannahGANana
thebeachBequia, Owner at The Sweet Retreat, responded to this review

Hi, Thank you for your lovely review. We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay as much as you did. I (Robert) have to agree, along with most guests, that Shelby has a special talent for cooking and her food goes far beyond even highly rated restaurants. The secret? We will only serve resident guests meaning that every meal is... More 

Southampton, England, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
6 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 24 March 2016

We stayed with Robert and Shelby for two weeks in January, we are devotees of the Bequia Music Festival. I chose this accomodation based on my knowledge of Lower bay, proximity to the music festival and the revues on this website. ... and we got it spot on. This is a really well put together hotel, the owners have been... More 

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Thank Jayne M
thebeachBequia, Owner at The Sweet Retreat, responded to this review

Dear Jayne, Thank you so much for your generous review. We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay as much as you did. Shelby continues to produce amazing cakes and other baked goods, not to mention her home made yogurt. We hope that we may look forward to welcoming you back. More 

St Albans, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 February 2016

The owners are fantastic hosts and make you feel very special. Each room has a balcony with a breath taking views of the coast. The room we stayed was comfortable with a large bed and a fridge, which is very useful in hot climate. The bathroom was big, everywhere was clean and tidy. Dinners are optional and we booked one... More 

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South, Trinidad and Tobago
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7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 30 December 2015

On a visit to St. Vincent in April 2015, my husband and I decided to extend our stay and visit the island of Bequia. Bequia is the epitome of laid back, slow paced, sunny Caribbean days with the contrasting tumultuous yet picturesque Atlantic ocean on the east and the gentle turquoise Caribbean waters on the west side. The Sweet Retreat... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 December 2015

From the moment you arrive you are well taken care of and yet it feels like your own private hideaway! We could not have picked a better place to stay : Robert catered to our coffee addiction with great coffee served up to our cabana every morning while Shelby stuffed us with her lovingly created deliciously huge breakfasts!! Yummy home... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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35 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 August 2015

The owners of this great gem are wonderful hosts! Most rooms have private balconies with seating overlooking the gorgeous waters of Bequia. They're a short walk down to a stretch of beautiful sandy beach and crystal clear waters. There is a common area on the top of the hotel that has deck chairs, tables, and loungers. A great place to... More 

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Kingstown, St. Vincent
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90 reviews
65 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 340 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 August 2015

It's been over a year since our last visit, so we decided we needed a few days of R and R at one of our favorite Bequia spots. This time we stayed in the Cabana room. This room is the newest addition and is located at the back of the property, with lovely views and breezes off its large verandah.... More 

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St. Vincent and the Grenadines
1 review
Reviewed 30 June 2015

My two friends and I went there last weekend and had the best time. It's beautifully tucked away, and we felt like we had our own private beach. The owners are exceptionally helpful and sweet too. One of my friends got sick the day we left so she couldn't come and Shelby/Robert gave us a break on the rate! Who... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Beachfront
  • Restaurant
  • Free Breakfast
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
About the property
  • Beachfront
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Breakfast
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Eco friendly boutique style hotel, tastefully appointed rooms, California king platform beds, private balconies, stunning views great service and dining. owners live on property and we run it personally, a minute from beach. Property was formally CoCo's Place and has undergone an extensive rebuild...but 'that' view is still here! We believe that the price you see should be the price you pay. All prices shown are inclusive of all taxes and service charges, continental breakfast. We also offer complimentary use of snorkeling equipment and beach towels as well as free secure wi-fi, parking and the gift of a Sweet Retreat beach bag. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Sweet Retreat

Address: Beach Rd, Lower Bay, Bequia
Region: Caribbean > St. Vincent and the Grenadines > Bequia > Lower Bay
Price Range: RM263 - RM777 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 5
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“Green Room has the best open view of Admiralty Bay.”
 of 5 bubbles SavannahGANana, 14 Apr 2016 | Read review
“We had the room next to the lounge area, which isn't noisy, but probably not the best choice if you sleep late.”
 of 5 bubbles JayneM599, 23 Mar 2016 | Read review
“All rooms have amazing view”
 of 5 bubbles Ula1988, 17 Feb 2016 | Read review
“The brown room is the most spacious and has the best views.”
 of 5 bubbles Milady21, 30 Dec 2015 | Read review
“Cabana is worth the extra cost, you get an outdoor shower and your own loungers”
 of 5 bubbles Koelz, 7 Dec 2015 | Read review
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