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The Sweet Retreat

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  • Excellent81%
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  • Average1%
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Quiet, 2 minutes to lower bay beach, clean, beautiful, wonderful view on port elisabeth bay, great food, wild lobsters, great breakfast, what else.... Shelby and robert... We will be back Roselyne and jean paulMore

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Response from Robert and Shel... B, Owner at The Sweet RetreatResponded yesterday

Hi Roselyn & Jean Paul, Thank you for your lovely review, we are delighted that you enjoyed your stay as much as you did. We thoroughly enjoyed having you as guests and hope very much that you do come and visit us again Best wishes...More

Reviewed 28 February 2018

A stunning location overlooking Lower Bay. The property itself is authentically rustic and utterly charming. Shelby and Robert are wonderful hosts and Shelby is a fabulous cook and a truly talented baker.I am Gluten free, yet with only a few hours notice she baked me...More

Thank karenDavis59
Response from shelby s, Owner at The Sweet RetreatResponded 6 days ago

Hi Karen, Thank you for taking to time to write such a lovely review. We are glad that you enjoyed it as much as you did as we really enjoyed having you to stay and hope that we may look forward to welcoming you back...More

Reviewed 12 February 2018

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

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Reviewed 2 February 2018

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 12 February 2018

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 1 February 2018

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 12 February 2018

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

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Beachfront
Free Parking
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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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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
17 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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