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The Sweet Retreat

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“wonderful hosts”(9 reviews)
“brown room”(8 reviews)
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Beachfront
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed here for 1 week stay. Although frequent visitors to the Caribbean, this was our first time to Bequia. It was the most idyllic island, worth the trek from the UK! Robert and Shelby were fantastic hosts and had the most interesting tales to...More

Thank HeartsandSunsets
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Excellent place. I've been coming to Bequia for a few years and wish I'd found Sweet Retreat earlier. Amazing views of Lower Bay, very good food for breakfast and dinner and utter relaxation in between. Owners are very friendly and totally unobtrusive but happy to...More

Thank AlexLeamas
Response from thebeachBequia, Owner at The Sweet RetreatResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for taking the time to write such a nice review. We enjoyed having you to stay...all 3 times :-) and now that you have "found" us hope that we may look forward to welcoming you back Best wishes Robert & Shelby

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Sweet Retreat has a wonderful location at the far end of Lower Bay, far from the noise and bustle of Port Elizabeth and with the most fantastic view over Admiralty Bay. We stayed in the Cabana, which was adequate but not luxurious with an outside...More

Thank David C
Response from thebeachBequia, Owner at The Sweet RetreatResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for taking the time to write such a positive review, not only about The Sweet Retreat but also about Bequia, we agree, the Caribbean how it used to be. We hope that we may look forward to welcoming you back Best wishes Robert...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Small but lush island very quiet and unspoilt. Sweet Retreat has only 5 guest rooms all with sea views and balconies. Robert and Shelby make you most welcome nothing is too much trouble. Shelby does all the cooking eating on the deck looking down to...More

Thank cornish_robert
Response from thebeachBequia, Manager at The Sweet RetreatResponded 1 week ago

Hi Robert, Thank you for taking the time to write your kind review. We are glad that you enjoyed the food and the view as well. We enjoyed having you to stay and we hope that we may look forward to welcoming you back, say...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Robert and Shelby are the hosts of this wonderful guest house almost on the beach Wonderful hosts with a great menu. We had only booked bed and brekky but when we saw the menu which is changed everyday ,we decided to have dinners as well....More

Thank PJBMijas
Response from thebeachBequia, Owner at The Sweet RetreatResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your lovely review, we are glad that you enjoyed everything as much as you did and that you found so many aspect enjoyable. We enjoyed having you to stay and we hope that we may look forward to welcoming you back With...More

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Beachfront
Free Parking
Restaurant
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Breakfast included
Bar/Lounge
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Free Parking
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US$59 - US$194 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Non-Smoking Rooms
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US$59 - US$194 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
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matilda2007
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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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matilda2007
18 June 2017|
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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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"Access is up a steep drive and it was 93 steps up to the Cabana and so this hotel is not for the less..."
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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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