|During our trip to Bequia, we stayed at the delightful Gingerbread
Hotel perfectly located in the center of the shops, bars and restaurants
along the walkway. A good friend of mine had visited Bequia
and highly recommended this combination inn, restaurant, and bar which
resides in several side by side buildings just steps from the water.
We loved the location, the views, and the menus for breakfast, lunch,
and dinner. The waterfront property also had Dive Bequia, a waterside
cafe, and a travel agency which could arrange day trips and travel reservations
- everything anyone would need in one convenient location.
We stayed in one of Gingerbread's Bequia Suites upstairs with a four-poster King bed. Our enormous room and private balcony overlooked the harbor full of moored sailboats.
The 32’ by 16’ suite featured a king sized bed in the middle of the room with a sitting nook and table on one end and a large 8’ by 16’ porch on the other. A day bed was tucked behind the four-poster for extra lounging. Downstairs suites have twin beds.
A spacious bathroom with shower, and a compact kitchen with stove and refrigerator completed the accommodations. Wooden window and door louvers provided ample breezes to keep our room cool. We loved sitting on our porch and watching all the harbor boats and activities.
Gingerbread also had an "outdoor" cafe next door with lots of seaside
lounge chairs; steps led up to a pretty bar and restaurant. The menus
had lots of good selections from burgers to locally caught seafood and
curried island cuisine. A large bar stretched across one side of
the dining area. Live music sometimes accompanies dinner.
Gingerbread is the perfect place to stay for those wanting upscale accommodations in a central location. We hope to return again soon.