Top things to do

Top Choice Beach in Port Elizabeth

Princess Margaret Beach

Simply divine. Located just around the corner from Port Elizabeth, this is one of the loveliest stretches of sand on the island. It is backed by a wall of lush vegetation and the deep, calm waters are perfect for sw…
Top Choice Caribbean in Port Elizabeth

Fig Tree

A 300m stroll along the waterfront west of the docks, this open-air restaurant has views to match both the great food and hospitality of the owner, Cheryl Johnson. Creole touches abound; book ahead for the Friday ni…
Top Choice Creole in Port Elizabeth

L’Auberge des Grenadines

At the north end of Port Elizabeth, this simple two-story house has a wide patio and veranda with ideal harbor views. Classic top-end island preparations combine Creole spice with French flair. Few diners seem to re…
Caribbean in Port Elizabeth

Green Boley

Adding a bit of local character to the Belmont Walkway, this simple green wooden bar sells cheap and delicious rotis; take your pick of chicken, conch or beef. There's also a full selection of drinks, including the …
Pizza in Port Elizabeth

Mac’s Pizzeria

Mac’s packs in the crowds for its top-quality pizzas and snacks. A few steps from the beach, it has an elevated deck overflowing with happy diners swapping slices and telling stories. Make sure to leave some room fo…
Gifts & Souvenirs in Port Elizabeth

Mauvin’s Model Boat Shop

Carefully crafted model boats are made here under a breadfruit tree and sold in a tidy little gallery.
Caribbean in Port Elizabeth

Coco's Place

Climb the stairs to the pastel-painted deck overlooking Admiralty Bay and enjoy good-value meals, a wide selection of mixed drinks and a fun atmosphere at this bar/restaurant (lunch mains EC$16 to EC$26, dinner main…
Seafood in Port Elizabeth

Frangipani Restaurant & Bar

This ever-popular seaside bar-restaurant has tables under cover and out under the coconut palms. Sit back with a drink in one of the wooden lounge chairs and wait to see if you’ll be blessed with one of Bequia’s pur…
Books in Port Elizabeth

Bequia Bookshop

The best bookstore in the region stocks everything from charts and survey maps to yachting books and flora and fauna guides. Browse West Indian, North American and European literature, and you'll even find some long…
Supermarket in Port Elizabeth

Doris Fresh Food

It looks just like a house from the street, but out the back you'll find Bequia's best selection of imported products and wines. There's everything from rice noodles to artichokes and a variety of fresh fruit and ve…