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The Sweet Retreat

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Reviewed 25 January 2018 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 12 February 2018

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 23 January 2018 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 12 February 2018

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

Reviewed 13 January 2018 via mobile

The B&B is located a bit uphill at the end of Lower Bay, offering a beautiful view from your room and common area. The rooms are decent and have no airco. When we were there we did not miss the airco at all as there...More

1  Thank MarkyMAmsterdam
Response from thebeachBequia, Owner at The Sweet RetreatResponded 12 February 2018

We are glad that you enjoyed your stay as much as you did and thank you for your nice review. We enjoyed having you to stay and we hope that we may look forward to welcoming you back Best wishes Robert & Shelby

Reviewed 12 August 2017

Dear Robert and Shelby (the owners): My time in Bequia at The Sweet Retreat was unforgettable and created beautiful memories I will carry with me for the rest of my life. Your generous, thoughtful and incredible kindness and hospitality, coupled with your wonderful retreat, nourished...More

1  Thank lisaprichardson
Response from thebeachBequia, Owner at The Sweet RetreatResponded 31 August 2017

Hi Lisa, Thank you for taking the time to write such a great review. We really enjoyed having you to stay ad hope that we get the chance to welcome you back

Reviewed 6 August 2017

Staying at sweet retreat is like staying with your aunt and uncle Robert and Shelby , the kind of aunt and uncle that spoils you with good hospitality,great conversation, amazing food...its a good thing there are stairs and a beach to work off the amazing...More

1  Thank Graphics S
Response from thebeachBequia, Owner at The Sweet RetreatResponded 31 August 2017

Hi Thank you for your lovely review. We are glad that you enjoyed it as much as you did and hope that we may have the pleasure of welcoming you back

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USD 58 - USD 154 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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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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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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