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Bequia - April mosquito situation ?

Bristol, Connecticut
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Bequia - April mosquito situation ?

I will be in Bequia from April 19th till the 30th.

Staying 5 nights at Frangipani Hotel & 5 nights at SweetRetreat.

What can I expect with regards to:

mosquitos

walking at night

sleeping at night

?

I was planning to bring 1x 8ounce liquid repellant. ???

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1. Re: Bequia - April mosquito situation ?

you can buy repellant there but if you prefer your specific brand then i suppose there's no harm in walking with it.

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2. Re: Bequia - April mosquito situation ?

yeah........

repellant is like deodorant

we get used to specific brands

lol

but part I what I was trying to learn is ,

is April a low season time or high season time for mosquitos on Bequia ?

or is the situation the same all year long ?

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3. Re: Bequia - April mosquito situation ?

Mozzies come and go, they are sometimes a nuisance in damp weather, but Bequia is lovely and sunny!

I'm pretty sure those places have mosquito nets over the beds, so sleep peacefully, a fan or a/c keeps them away too. You may need repellant on your lower legs if you're sitting in a restaurant, mozzies like to hide under a table. They don't like breeze, so April is a better bet than June - November, when there is less wind. You can buy mosquito coils for indoors and citronella candles for outside if needed, but breeze or a fan work better. You don't need to plaster yourself with repellant 24/7, so 8oz should be plenty. I'm sure you'll enjoy your stay, April and May are my favourite months on Bequia.

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4. Re: Bequia - April mosquito situation ?

we recommend spraying from the knees down when you go out in the evening...other than that, sleep with a net and you should be fine...we prefer Off Skintastic which you can usually purchase here...don't use perfume as it attracts them...

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