Bequia is the first island you come across just south of St. Vincent and is one
of the most protected parts of the archipelago.
With its area of 18 kmq.
Bequia is the widest of St. Vincent
Grenadines, from which is distant only 9 marine miles.
The highest mountain is Mount Pleasant, 250 m., the chief town is Port Elisabeth.
5000 are the inhabitants.
The average temperature is around 25/27° C., constantly cooled bytrade winds. The dry season runs from November to May, the humid onefrom june to november. That is Also the hurricanes season.