Bequia is “The Jewel of the Grenadines” and has an inherent magic. It is a simple, unspoilt island with beautiful beaches and friendly locals. Moringa was completed in 2015 and is very comfortable and fully equipped. The house faces south 600′ above Friendship Bay with stunning views over Battowia and Baliceaux, Mustique, Isle a Quatre and the Grenadine chain down to Grenada on a clear day.
Wide entrance hall
3 double bedrooms – (one can have twin beds) each with a single child’s bed in the dressing or alcove area
Bedroom 1, Bedroom 2, Bedroom 3
The house has been carefully planned and finished to a high standard with great style, attention to detail and comfort. All the accommodation is on one level which makes for very easy living.
There is a fabulous, charming and very able couple who live on the property in a separate flat. They look after the house, garden, pool and guests extremely well and can prepare, cook and serve delicious meals on request.
There is a 34′ infinity pool with a sitting and dining area surrounded by a lush garden with homegrown fruit and vegetables.
There are four dining areas – pool, front terrace, courtyard and living room.
The house is situated in the Mount Pleasant/ Friendship Heights area known as Cloud 9, 600‘ above Friendship Bay and
5-10 minutes by car to beaches, shops, bars, restaurants and town
Bequia is part of St Vincent & The Grenadines and next door to St Vincent (north) and Mustique (south)
Breakfast and 1 meal and butler included, other meals available upon request
Enjoy the beaches
Bequia has several beautiful beaches for your relaxation and enjoyment. Friendship Beach is nearby and Princess Margaret Beach and Lower Bay are on the other side of the island while Spring Beach is further east.
Visit the Old Hegg Turtle Sanctuary
Owned and operated by Brother Orton King, you can learn about the plight of the Hawksbill Turtle and what Brother King has been doing for the past 25 years in a one-man crusade to save these endangered turtles.
Visit the Tobago Cays
The Tobago Cays, a protected marine park, are 5 small, uninhabited islands in the southern Grenadines. You can enjoy a day trip on a 100-foot Caribbean schooner or charter a private boat. You will have an unforgettable day swimming, snorkelling, or diving in the most amazing waters you have ever seen. You can swim with turtles, or just relax on the beach. This is were Johnny Depp was stranded in the original Pirates of the Caribbean film.
Enjoy a picnic on a deserted island
Talk to the house staff about a trip to a neighbouring deserted island for a beach picnic. Local boats with very qualified skippers will arrange for a couple of locals to go spear fishing to provide you with a delicious lunch that will be barbecued for you on the beach. There is also some good snorkelling in the same location. Take along your favourite drinks and snacks, or ask the skipper to arrange the whole picnic for you
Day trip to Mustique
You can see Mustique from the house. It is known as the land of the rich and famous. It is home to Bryan Adams, Mick Jagger, and Tommy Hilfiger among others. Princess Margaret used to have a home there as well, and it is where Prince William and Kate go to get away from it all. Don’t forget to visit world famous Basil’s Bar while you are there. You will not be allowed to visit if the Royals are visiting the island.
Climb the Soufriere
Take the ferry to mainland St. Vincent and use one of the local tour groups to guide you on a climb of the 4049-foot volcano, Soufriere. The trip will start off in a tropical rain forest and end up at the top of the volcano peering down to observe the “cap” hundreds of feet below. The volcano last erupted in 1979.
Visit the Falls of Baleine
Take the ferry to St. Vincent and arrange with a local tour group to visit this tropical lagoon with 60-foot waterfall for a luxurious swim. Alternatively, you may be able to arrange with a local Bequia boat operator to take you there directly, The falls are only accessible from the sea.