The Grenadines islands are well known for having some of the most beautiful beaches in the world, and Bequia certainly lives up to this, with Princess Margaret Beach, Lower Bay which are absolutely not to be missed. Both can now be reached on foot by the new Belmont Walkway from Port Elizabeth.
Hikes & walksHike up to Bequia's highest point - Mt. Peggy, see Bequia from up above in this thrilling uphill hike! Walk from the hotel across to Princess Margret or Lower bay for the day or explore St. Hilaire point and the hills above, follow the road and discover the differing Atlantic & Caribbean landscape & nature of Bequia.
Friendship Rose Sailing Schooner
Sail in a historic trading Schooner to the beautiful & uninhabited islands of the Grenadines. This relaxing day trip is punctuated by snorkelling and watching out for flying fish, turtles, dolphins and whales.
The centre-point of Bequia is the town of Port Elizabeth, a favourite stop of yachtsmen for supplies, repairs, or just plain fun. It wraps around Admiralty Bay and has a waterside sidewalk, called the Belmont Walkway which connects the colourful jumble of shops, restaurants and bars lining the shoreline.
Day trip to St. Vincent
Expand your horizons with a trip to what locals call 'the mainland', after a gentle hour-long ferry trip to Kingstown, wander the streets and the markets full of fresh produce, fruit and vegetables before retreating up the hill to our sister property - Grenadine House.
Explore further afield on St Vincent, must-visits include the famous botanical gardens, lush rainforests and waterfalls.
Firefly Plantation BequiaVisit the ruins of a historic 280 year old sugar mill and explore a lush and tropical 30 acre working plantation with orchards producing guava, mango, oranges, grapefruit, bananas, breadfruit, Bequia plums, and a variety of wonderful and exotic crops. Plantation Tours are approx.: EC$10 per person.
Hamilton FortThe remains of this 18th-century fort overlooking Admiralty Bay and provides panoramic island views is favourite thing to do in Bequia.
Old Hegg Turtle SanctuaryLocal fisherman, Orton ‘Brother’ King, constructed this sanctuary in an effort to preserve the hawksbill turtle. A true labour of love.
Island hop aboard your own private yacht, from one idyllic island paradise to the next. The hotel can recommend a number of elegant sailing yacht prices depending on size. The flexibility and exclusiveness of your own private yacht
and professional crew is the ultimate indulgence. The yacht is available for day and overnight charters.
Situated on the pristine Princess Margaret Beach, Jack's Beach bar
(under same ownership as Bequia Beach Hotel) is a perfect stop anytime of the day. Try one of their exquisite cocktails or some of the delicious seafood caught just a few metres away.
A lovely waterfront bar is usually frequented by yachtsmen from around the world as well as locals and features local bands and a great barbecue. ‘Jump up!’ on Thursday evenings is very popular.
Rasta Fruit & veg Market
Rasta Market is a really unique experience offering an interesting variety of fresh island fruits and vegetables. There is also the adjacent fish market where fishermen blow the conch shell to let shoppers know the catch of the day has arrived.
The highest accessible point in Bequia, with sweeping views first over Admiralty Bay as the road winds upwards. From the summit, there are amazing views of the southern Grenadine islands.
Day Trips to Mustique
Just 25 minutes from Bequia Beach Jetty, enjoy a day trip to the gorgeous neighbouring island of Mustique.