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The Sweet Retreat

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14/05/2017 15/05/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago 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 gal in the classic American way, is full of life and stories and fun. She...

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

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 so hope that we get the opportunity to welcome you back, although brief we enjoyed...

Bristol, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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 and Lower Bay with it's rural village is just the place. We loved the sound...

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thebeachBequia, Manager at The Sweet Retreat, responded to this review

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 we have also lived and explaining how we came to live in Bequia and how...

devon
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 the boxes. Robert and Shelby, the owners, were delightful and went out of their way...

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

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 & Shelby

leeds
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 before we arrived to ask for restaurant recommendations for the night of my birthday. When...

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

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 you back and in the meantime we send you our best wishes Robert & Shelby

River Falls, Wisconsin
Reviewed 2 February 2017

My husband and I spent 6 nights at The Sweet Retreat in late December/beginning of January. Our best word to describe this place is "LOVELY". Robert was extremely prompt answering all our questions prior to arrival. Once we got off the Ferry in Bequia we were greeted by Lency, the resort's wonderful taxi driver. The owners, Robert and Shelby, are...

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

Thank you so much Karen & Richie for your warm review,we are delighted that you enjoyed your stay as much as you did and that you appreciated the efforts of our team. We hope that we may look forward to welcoming you back and enjoying your company again. With every best wish for 2017 Robert, Shelby & The Sweet Retreat...

Coupeville, Washington
Reviewed 19 January 2017 via mobile

I have been to Bequia more than twenty times, usually on a yacht or long stay apartment. Robert and Shelby are excellent and knowledgeable folks who have made a point of integrating into the local culture and unique attitude. All rooms have great views of Admiralty Bay from the south. The quality of the food, all local with imaginative twists,...

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

Dear Stephen, Thank you for your lovely review and kind comments. It is a pleasure having you to stay and we have enjoyed your company. Your knowledge of the island and the people you know is impressive and on occasion you have been able to share information with us that we were not aware of, even though we have been...

Eastbourne
Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

The view of Port Elizabeth and the Bay is stunning and the food and service very good. Shelby is a wonderful and imaginative baker/cook. A bit of a climb from the beach especially if you stay at the very top. It was a bit damp when we were there as the rainy season was late. Ensure that you have full...

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

Hi David and Lena, Thank you for your kind comments and we are glad that you enjoyed your stay with us, whilst the drive is a bit steep it does wonders for the waistline after it has been confronted with Shelby's delicious home baked cakes and muffins! We hope we can look forward to welcoming you back one day With...

Dracut, Massachusetts
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...

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Campobello di Mazara, Italy
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...

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Savannah, Georgia
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...

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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...

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  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Breakfast included
  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Beachfront
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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: €52 - €137 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 5
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“Brown room for it's view, vaulted ceiling and size.”
tanzina, 31 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Green Room has the best open view of Admiralty Bay.”
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.”
JayneM599, 23 Mar 2016 | Read review
“All rooms have amazing view”
Ula1988, 17 Feb 2016 | Read review
“The brown room is the most spacious and has the best views.”
Milady21, 30 Dec 2015 | Read review
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