Bequia Plantation Hotel ~ Bequia SVG Caribbean

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The Real Caribbean

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Welcome to Saint Vincent & The Grenadines (SVG) which sits in between Barbados, Saint Lucia & Grenada in the Caribbean, and boasts some of the most spectacular beaches in the world and certainly the Caribbean's best.

A multiple island Caribbean paradise just 32 miles long comprising of just 32 exquisite islands, so spectacular, the Tobago Cays, shown above and below, were used for part of the filming of the Pirates of the Caribbean!

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Probably the most idyllic and truly Caribbean vibe island nation in the region, it has fortunately remained unspoiled and untouched by mass tourism and has always been a bit of a secret gem.

For those looking for huge 500 room hotels and hundreds/thousands of tourists lining the beach with umbrellas, this is not for you! SVG is the 'Real Caribbean' and the 'Real Thing'. Don't miss it.

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SVG is also home to the super exclusive celebrity hideaway island of Mustique comprising of 104 luxury villas owned by Hollywood A listers, Rockstars and Royalty, and the islands are also a regular haunt with celebs on board super and mega yachts often seen cruising around! 

Staff Travel Voyage and the Ministry of Tourism have created a way for you to experience spectacular SVG on an airline/travel agency employee budget, so you can tell the world and spread the word when you return as travel industry employees do best!

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Accessibility: With the opening of a larger international airport it is now far more easily accessible with non-stop flights from the USA or via the neighboring islands of Barbados, Grenada and periodically Saint Lucia.

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If you love the Caribbean you simply must visit SVG. Stay on the larger Island of Bequia (or mainland St Vincent), and take a visit to the smaller southern Grenadine islands for the day or overnight. Click on the map below to enlarge and see the bottom/end of this hotel page for how to best see the islands.
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Getting Here: American Airlines fly non-stop from Miami to St Vincent, or route in via Barbados or Grenada with InterCaribbean Airways or Caribbean Airlines. Air Canada having been operating to St Vincent from Toronto and are planning to re-start soon (check schedules). Virgin Atlantic are set to start flying direct from Europe (London) Sep/Oct 2021.

See Getting To SVG as well as Covid Entry Requirements at the end of this page for more details. (It is simple to visit SVG if you are double vaccinated and airport arrival PCR tests are FREE).

About Bequia

Bequia, home to the Plantation Hotel, is the 2nd largest island in the country archipelago (7sqm 18sqkm) and closet to the 'mainland' island of St Vincent and capital Kingstown. As well as the spectacular famed Princess Margaret Beach, it offers many other activities and places of interest.

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Enjoy Scuba Diving and Snorkeling, a Turtle Sanctuary and hiking, as well as plenty of restaurants and bars to taste the local and international flavors (some of which shown on this page offer STV guests a 25% discount!). Click on the aerial image below to expand view

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Bequia is a perfect starting point to explore the southern Grenadine smaller islands by ferry or Catamaran (see further down this page) and is also home to famed Princess Margaret beach just a 5 minute walk from the Plantation Hotel where you can also wine and dine at Jack's Beach Bar & restaurant with a 25% STV Discount.

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About the Hotel

With its prime beachfront location on the wonderful island of island of Bequia (just 30-60 minutes by daily ferry from St Vincent for just USD $17 return) at the southern end of Admiralty Bay adjacent to the famous Princess Margaret Beach, the Five Star Plantation Hotel has one of the most breath-taking views on the island.

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Looking out across the sparkling blue waters of the shimmering Caribbean Sea, a golden sun tosses her rays into the evening sky. The atmosphere is filled with the scent of blooming flowers, and coconut trees nestled amidst acres of mature land.

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As well as her own beach on your doorstep, a 5-minute walk around a small headland and the Belmont Walkway at at sea level, brings you to the famous Princess Margaret Beach and vibrant 'Jacks' Beach Bar & restaurant and onwards to Lower Bay Beach.

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Named after the British Queen Monarch's sister Princess Margaret, who visited the island in the 1950's, this beach remains totally unspoilt and the best on the island of Bequia.

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Or choose to simply chill out at the hotel around the pool ....

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Or at the hotel's beach and soak up the sun ...

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Water Sports

FREE use of non motorized water sport equipment such as Paddle Boards and Kayaks at the hotel.

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Spa Services

10% Discount for STV Guests from massage, Pedicure, Manicure, Facial & Waxing with Monique Durrant Services booked through the hotel in a location of your choice in the hotel grounds or the privacy of your room. Ask the Duty Manager Jimmy at the Hotel to book you in for a personal experience

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Colonial Touch

The hotel retains a colonial coconut plantation feel with its ornate main building and lush coconut tree gardens

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Sleep

Within the lush coconut and mango tree grounds are newly renovated beautifully furnished villas and suites, some with self-contained kitchenette facilities equipped with the highest quality of amenities. Views from the rooms are idyllic.

Main Plantation House 
Sea & Garden View Rooms. From the deep blues and pinks to luscious turquoises and greens; the colors in these Plantation House rooms dance your eyes, as do the light ocean breezes that flow through the windows dance your soul.
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Two rooms have direct sea view, 3 rooms have lush garden views. STV guests receive the best view room on check-in. Maximum occupancy: 2 people

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Beach Front Villa
Relax on your terrace as you watch the starry Caribbean sky on a late-night whilst enjoying a glass of wine and breathing in the fresh Island air. Beach Front Villas have kitchenettes.

Maximum Occupancy: 3 adults or 2 adults and up to 2 children with extra beds. (if you have 2 children it is generally better to select a 2 bedroom garden villa for more space and also privacy (children have their own room in 2 bed garden villas) 

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Listen as the branches of the coconut trees sway and swish like a local folk dance in the breeze. Wake up in the morning and step out and pinch your toes in the golden sand and wet your feet in the warm seawater splayed out in front of your vacation home.

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Beach Suite
Bask in the beauty of the Caribbean sunset as it kisses the seas, cascading the skies with hues of oranges pinks, and gold, while lounging on your porch, enjoying one of Bequia Plantation Hotels Signature cocktails. The beauty and structure of these suites transcend, by giving you complete luxury and style in their opulent quarters. Beach Suites have Fridge and Kettle facilities.

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Maximum Occupancy: 3 adults or 2 adults and up to 2 children with extra beds. (if you have 2 children it is generally better to select a 2 bedroom garden villa for more space and also privacy (children have their own room in 2 bed garden villas) 

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2 Bedroom Garden Villas
Just steps from your private Caribbean residence, through the lush gardens and coconut trees, the soft golden sand is lapped by clear waters that melt into the sunset each evening. 2 Bedroom garden villas also have kitchenettes. The spacious main bedroom has a King-sized bed. 

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The 2nd bedroom has either a king-sized bed or 2 queen-sized beds. Maximum Occupancy: Up to 5 people. 

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Orchard Suites
Set among the rich vibrant fruit trees where the glowing sun cascades through the leaves and branches, giving a sweet summer scent, the Orchard Suites are far from the busy life you leave at home. Orchard Suites have kitchenettes. Maximum Occupancy: 3 adults or 2 adults and up to 2 children with extra beds. (if you have 2 children it is generally better to select a 2 bedroom garden villa for more space and also privacy (children have their own room in 2 bed garden villas) 

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Resort Plan

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Photo Gallery

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Location

Extra Staff Bonuses!

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For stays during
12 Dec 2021

EXCLUSIVE Deep Discounted rates from an outstanding $35 only until 12 December

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EXCLUSIVE 25% Discount from Food and Drinks at Jacks Beach Bar & Restaurant. 5 mins walk

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EXCLUSIVE 25% Discount from Food & Drinks at PAPA'S Bar & Restaurant. 10 mins walk

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EXCLUSIVE 25% Discount from Food & Drinks at MACS Pizza & Kitchen Restaurant & Bar. 2 mins walk

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EXCLUSIVE 25% Discount from Scuba Diving and Snorkeling Services with Dive Bequia. 3 minutes walk

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EXCLUSIVE 10% Discount from Food & Drinks at the Resort Restaurant & Bar

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EXCLUSIVE 10% Discount from Spa Services, Traditional Fishing Boat Trips and Island Hiking/Taxi Tours booked at the Hotel

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Happy Hour at the Hotel 5-7pm 2 for 1 Drinks (10% Discount does not apply)

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FREE Welcome Rum Punch at the Hotel!

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EXCLUSIVE Catamaran Charter Rates to see the Islands from just $99 per person

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FREE Wifi at the Hotel

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Space Available Room Upgrades

Space Available Late Check Outs


"Space Available" Room Upgrades and Late Check-out, if granted will be at the time of check-in/check-out and at the sole discretion of the hotel.

The Beaches

The Grenadines islands are world-renowned for having the most beautiful beaches, and Bequia certainly lives up to this below with Princess Margaret Beach.

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Both Princess Margaret Beach and Lower Bay are not to be missed. Both can be reached on foot in minutes with the Belmont Walkway from the hotel. There are other beaches on the island, but these two are so good we bet you never leave them! (see island hopping below)

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Dining

There are a multitude of dining opportunities on Bequia with many restaurants, most in waking distance, and some of our favorites offering special and exclusive discounts of up to 25% for STV Guests!

For eating at the hotel with picturesque views of the Admiralty Bay, dining at Bequia Plantation Hotel is an experience not to be missed. Note, because there are so many close by restaurants, and owing to the reduction in tourists at this time, occasionally the hotel restaurant may close early from time to time. 10% Discount from Food & Drinks exclusively for Staff Travel Voyage STV Guests staying at the resort (not room service)

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Dining Out

Take a 5 minute stroll round to Jacks's Beach Bar & Restaurant, great vibes and food set on a more than great beach. Exclusive 25% Discount from food and drink for STV guest and 1 companion. Show this page and your I.D card. Ref: Colette/Donny (not during happy hour 5-7pm). Click Here to read more about Jacks 

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Papa’s has a wonderful, casually elegant ambiance with a solid reputation for consistently good food. The spacious and comfortable lounge is tastefully decorated with beautiful furnishings and art, while the al fresco dining terrace enjoys exquisite views over the harbor and the coastline beyond. 25% Exclusive Discount from food and drink for STV guest and 1 companion. Show this page and your I.D card. Ref Gert. Click Here to read more about Papa's 

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Mac's Pizza & Kitchen, Famous for Lobster Pizza, Just a 2 minute a walk away for great Pizza and hot international and local favorite dishes. 25% Exclusive Discount from food and drink for STV guest and 1 companion. Show this page and your I.D card. Ref: Kevin Click Here to read more about Mac's

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Or go local in one of the many Caribbean colorful food and drink outlets literally 5 minutes walk along the Belmont beach waterfront walkway into town!

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For a truly authentic home cooked meal check out multi Trip Advisor award winning Fernandos Hideaway (15 minute walk or a few minutes by taxi). Local Fernando cooks up fish catch of the day and has many a tale to tell. He only cooks when there are a minimum number of guests so reservations required +1 784 458-3758. Local elderly guy, inexpensive so sorry no discount! Click Here for Tripadvisor report

There are simply too many places to mention, but one last one would have to be the Floating Bar One Bequia of address 'Unnamed Road! Minutes by water dinghy from the Plantation Hotel! See them on Facebook. 

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Finally, Click Here for an even more comprehensive list of places to eat and drink and more on the "Ins and Outs of St Vincent & The Grenadines website. 

Dive Bequia

Scuba divers and snorkelers alike are in super safe hands with Dive Bequia. Walk along 2 minutes from the Plantation Hotel and you'll find them on the waterfront/beach. Exclusive 25% Discount from all dive and snorkeling services/courses for STV guests  Click Here to check out Dive Bequia and the diving and snorkeling around the island. Ask for Cathy and show the advert below and your airline or travel agency I.D. card for the discount. Valid for industry employee plus 1 companion.

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Turtle Sanctuary

Local fisherman, Orton ‘Brother’ King, constructed this sanctuary in an effort to preserve the hawksbill turtle. The Centre is open to the public with a small donation as a entry fee. Click Here to read about the Old Hegg Turtle Sanctuary.

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Hiking & Other

One of the best ways to explore Bequia is on foot and there are several walks which are worthwhile doing. Bequia is a fairly mountainous Island and is mostly covered with natural forest.

There are several walks suitable for all ages and abilities ranging from the downhill walk from Tropical Hideaway to one of the main beaches (around 20 minutes) to a relatively flat walk from Park to Bullet Point (90 minute return) to the walk up to Peggy’s Rock one of highest points on Bequia. 10% Discount from Hiking (& taxi) tours around the island booked at the hotel. Inquire with Duty Manager Jimmy at the hotel.

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Click Here to read more about the superb hiking trails and other things to do on the island on the Bequia Tourism Association website.

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Island Hopping

Absolutely Essential!

A visit to St Vincent & The Grenadines would not be complete without a visit to the southern Grenadines to see the truly amazing Tobago Cays, Salt Whistle Bay, Mayreau, Palm Island, PSV and Union island, 30 miles south, which offer THE most spectacular waters and beaches in the Caribbean! 

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Beaches and crystal clear waters do not get any better than this we can alost guarantee. Maybe also visit the famous celebrity hideaway Mustique and Basil's Bar, or the new marina restaurant and incredible beaches of Canouan.

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Make it your vacation mission in life to see these islands and beaches and enjoy BBQ fish or lobster cooked just for you!

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See them in true style and at your own pace and enjoy a truly exclusive and incredible special travel industry employee charter rate for the day or overnights on board a 42ft 3 Guest Bedroom Catamaran sleeping up to 6 people, with STV's partner Yachty Captain Winston Simmons ~ the most famed independent and trusted catamaran owner and charterer in The Grenadines.

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A specially reduced STV rate is available from just $99 per person 1 day/1 night (depart in the morning, spend the night on anchor at a secluded beach and return early the next morning (extension stay for the rest of the 2nd day from just $49). Click on the map below to enlarge view and Click Here to read more and book these spectacular adventures for the day, 1, 2, 3 nights or even longer. 

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Barbeque freshly caught fish for lunch!

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Spacious fully equipped lounge saloon and kitchen

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3 guests cabins each with en suite wc, shower and basin sleep up to 6 guests.

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Food & Drink: With our Catamaran Charters food and drink is not included. This way you can buy want you want in the local supermarket in Bequia (or St Vincent) at the cheapest possible prices and the crew will cook it for you. The Captain will also usually be lucky to catch fresh fish for you when you are cruising as well! To give you an idea of costs you can click on the below to enlarge view

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Be Quick. This SVG July-Dec 2021 opportunity, hotel rates and discounted tourism services will never happen again! The Secret is out of the Bag!

Getting To SVG

OK, don't expect multiple heavy lift wide body airline flights a day to get you into SVG St Vincent & The Grenadines! It's a secret paradise remember?! Follow this guide and you will get there in no time at all!

From the USA: The quickest and most direct route from the United States onto St Vincent, the capital city island, is currently with American Airlines every Saturday, departing, Miami late morning and arriving around 2pm (this service was daily and may revert to multiple or daily flights per week, so check the AA schedules). For the return flight, departing St Vincent around 3:30pm this makes jumping on the 30-60 minute ferry boat to and from Bequia simple and efficient (always check for any updated flight timings). Or see 'From Anywhere ' below.

From Canada: Air Canada having been operating to St Vincent from Toronto and are planning to re start soon (check schedules). 

From Europe: Virgin Atlantic plan to operate to from the UK in Europe to Saint Vincent via Antigua September/October 2021 so look out for that one if you are coming in from the East.

From 'Anywhere'! There are daily inexpensive scheduled flights from neighboring and regularly serviced Caribbean Islands Barbados and Grenada with InterCaribbean Airways and Caribbean Airlines Click on these airline names for their schedules. SVAir also periodically operate scheduled flights from saint Lucia to St Vincent, check their schedules for details, or go to www.skyscanner.net for all flights to St Vincent from your chosen connecting island. 

St Vincent to Bequia: ferry cost is approximately USD $17 return. No advance booking needed. Pay on board. Click Here for daily Bequia Express ferry timetable. Journey time 1 hour. (The journey is only 30 minutes if you take the Fast Ferry with Jaden Sun, although they do not operate every day of the week. Click Here for Jaden Sun schedules).

On arrival Bequia in Admiralty Bay, the Plantation Hotel is literally a 10 minute walk along the stunning Belmont beachfront walkway past several bars and restaurants if you do not have much luggage, or just jump in a local taxi approximately USD $9 per car.

Covid Entry Protocols

As at 14 July 2021 the entry formalities are as below. If you are reading this page much later than this date, we suggest Clicking Here and looking for the SVG Protocol for the Entry of Travelers to St Vincent & the Grenadines and scroll to 'protocols for vaccinated visitors' for the most up to date rules and requirements. 

Pre-travel: Before you travel Click Here and complete the country's free online immigration entry form in advance of your arrival (don't leave it until the last minute you can always cancel it at any time). Obtain a negative PCR test no less than 72 hours before arrival SVG and simply email it to the address provided when you completed the on-line entry form above.

Entering SVG: Visitors are simply required to have had a double vaccination to enter the country at least 2 weeks prior to arrival (children under 18 do not require vaccinations and follow their parents protocols) and the negative PCR test certificate noted above for a test taken no less that 72 hours before arrival. Upon landing at Argyle International Airport St Vincent after clearing customs & immigration, you will receive a Quick and FREE arrival PCR test. From the airport take a quick taxi to the ferry port dock ride to Bequia. You do not need to wait for your arrival PCR test result in St Vincent, simply take the quick test at the airport on arrival St Vincent and proceed by taxi to ferry dock in approximately 15 minutes, take the ferry to Bequia and the hotel (10 minute walk or 2 minutes by taxi). You wait for your result there which will often come back by the next day (48 hours guaranteed latest)

On arrival at the Plantation Hotel (5 minutes away) you will then benefit from just a very short and usually 6-24 hour quarantine period (guaranteed no more than 48 hours but almost always less than 24 hours and occasionally the same day/night depending on what time you arrive). 

Returning home: American citizens simply require an Antigen test (no PCR) if they are flying non-stop back to the USA and can get this done any day in Bequia, cheaply and with results in 15 minutes. Those requiring a PCR test before leaving to return to their home country can get this done quickly and efficiently on Bequia just 10 minutes walk from the Plantation Hotel at the island hospital with results almost always in less than 24 hours (guaranteed no later than 48 hours).

PCR tests are FREE to enter the country and approximately USD40 to leave.

STV's recommended Bequia Island 'Nurse Zara' can be contacted at anytime on whatsapp who will guide you in the right direction to make this a very simple pre-departure formality +1 784 527 4191 and will also ensure you receive your departure PCR test result in time for your flight.  

Twin Centre

Finally, why not combine you stay in SVG and stay at the Blue Lagoon & Marina Hotel on mainland St Vincent with capital Kingstown itself? 

The mainland island is lush with vegetation and waterfalls and offers countless opportunities for tours, including the movie set for the Pirates of the Caribbean! which all come with a 25% discount for STV guests. Catamaran charters to the southern Grenadines and Mustique can also commence from this hotel. Click Here to go to the Blue Lagoon Hotel, St Vincent page

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