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Got a question? We’ve got the answer.

You’ll find some of the more frequently asked questions about holidaying in Bequia below.

But feel free to telephone us with any other questions you may have.

If we don’t know the answer, we will find it for you…

Frequently asked questions about holidays in Bequia

Here’s a small selection of some of the questions we’re sure you’ll have about holidaying in Bequia. Please don’t hesitate to give us a call on 01373 814214 if there is anything else you need to know.

Can I fly from Gatwick or Heathrow?

We fly you to Bequia via Barbados or St Lucia with a connecting flight on to Bequia, or to St Vincent with an overnight stay, taking the local ferry the following morning. Flights to the islands depart from either Gatwick or Heathrow, depending on which airline used and there are occasional flights from Manchester.

I am a vegetarian – will I have any problems?

Most restaurants will offer vegetarian options, if a little limited, but you will find the supermarkets and the local markets have an abundance of delicious fruit and vegetables and of course if you eat fish you will find this in plentiful supply.

What is the food like?

Bequia has a surprising number of really good little local restaurants which our clients adore. Specialities using local produce and spices are served almost everywhere and well worth trying. There are a few smarter restaurants too with excellent international fare. We have compiled a list of places to eat that you will find useful and will send you this with your final documentation.

What are the shops like?

There are a couple of supermarkets which are pretty well stocked and a selection of small local shops around the harbour. There is a good food market open every day and several local stalls selling whatever is fresh that day.

Is it easy to get around?

Very easy. Being so tiny there are many things that are within walking distance but for all other journeys local taxis are always on hand for reasonable cost. The island is too small to really justify vehicle hire but it is available.

How child-friendly is Bequia?

Children and families are very much welcomed to Bequia. Children of all ages love the relaxed atmosphere, the casual restaurants and the safe blue ocean.

What about the weather and hurricanes?

Weather patterns around the world are becoming more and more difficult to predict and the Caribbean is no exception. Historically the Caribbean has two seasons, wet & dry, with the wet season running from June to November and the dry season from December to May. However, in recent years we have seen above-average rainfall in the dry season but less than expected in the wet season! Tropical showers can happen at any time of the year, of course, but rarely last for more than a few minutes. Temperatures are fairly constant throughout the year but reaching their peak during the summer months. The Hurricane season for the Caribbean region is officially from June to November, but the last direct hit of a hurricane on Bequia was 1955.

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