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The Sweet Retreat

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Reviewed 5 August 2017 via mobile

We stayed at the Sweet Retreat for a week in late July/early August. It's an open air B&B with spectacular views that has Lower Bay beach at the bottom of the driveway. If this is your first time here (in Bequia), don't forget the sunscreen...More

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Response from thebeachBequia, Owner at The Sweet RetreatResponded 31 August 2017

Hi Clayton, Thank you for your great review We really enjoyed having you to stay and hope that you and Erin come back and visit us again

Reviewed 26 July 2017

When visiting Bequia, this is one of our favorite places due to its location, the price and of course the gracious hosts Shelby and Robert. Recently we visited over Easter and Carnival weekend. PLEASE NOTE: during public holidays and certain weekends, Lower Bay, which is...More

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Response from thebeachBequia, Owner at The Sweet RetreatResponded 31 August 2017

Hi Ivona, Thank you for your lovely review It was great to welcome you back and we glad that you enjoyed it as much as you did. When you came it was carnival so yes the beach was pretty lively but this is the exception...More

Reviewed 20 July 2017 via mobile

We thoroughly enjoyed our four nights/days at The Sweet Retreat and would definitely recommend this place. One of the factors in its favour is the proximity to the beach, at the end of their driveway and across the road. We had some of our best...More

Thank Barbara O
Response from thebeachBequia, Manager at The Sweet RetreatResponded 21 July 2017

Thank you for your lovely review and we are delighted that you enjoyed your stay as much as you did. As you mention it says on the room information sheets are changed weekly and towels twice weekly and that we are happy to change them...More

Reviewed 2 July 2017

We stayed in March Let me start by saying I hate beach holidays, I prefer city breaks. Never felt more relaxed and our hosts couldn't have been more helpful. The room we had was spacious and the view from the room was stunning and the...More

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Response from thebeachBequia, Manager at The Sweet RetreatResponded 12 July 2017

Hi, Thank you for your lovely review. We thoroughly enjoyed having you to stay and we are glad that you enjoyed your stay as much as you did. We very much hope that we get the opportunity to welcome you back With best wishes Robert...More

Reviewed 15 June 2017

We stayed at Sweet Retreat for 6 nights at the end of May and loved every minute of our stay. I looked at a number of other places on Bequia and picked Sweet Retreat because of its location on Lower Bay, the very reasonable price...More

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Response from thebeachBequia, Manager at The Sweet RetreatResponded 25 June 2017

Thank you for your lovely review. We are delighted that you enjoyed the food as much as you did and we hope that we can welcome you back one day

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Beachfront
Free Parking
Restaurant
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
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US$58 - US$154 (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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