Sugar Reef Hotel & Restaurant

Sugar Reef Bequia

Sugar Reef Hotel and Restaurant
Bequia, St Vincent and the Grenadines, Caribbean
The Hotel: 8 room beachfront boutique hotel and full service restaurant and bar


Project Summary:

New boutique hotel that opened December 26, 2012.
Took over as resident managers to allow the owner/operator a 2 week break.
Mentor and teach a first time hotelier the business and proper ways of operating.
Set up systems and procedures and gave the owner the tools she needed to run her property.
Improved ranking on Trip Advisor to #1 Hotel and #1 Restaurant in Bequia in a short period.
Oversaw the property’s first private venue events including an exclusive wedding & Valentine’s charity fundraiser.



“An ideal management couple with their combined skills and expertise. They did a remarkable job of motivating the staff and building a true and sincere team spirit.”
Mark Scott, Director of Development, Spice Isle Trading Ltd

“Christine and Devin Nelles were lifesavers for me and my new hotel, Sugar Reef Bequia! ”
Heather Evans, Bequia, St. Vincent & the Grenadines

“They’re fun, friendly, hip and upbeat and they make everything feel really easy while still maintaining a sense of luxury.  It’s a hard to find combination. ”
Pamela Norwood, Travel & Leisure
VP, Associate Publisher for Marketing

“Two very energetic individuals with a lot of passion for the industry… professional and very effective.”
Bernardo Bertucci
Laluna – Owner

“Niche has developed some projects in a short time that have proved not only financially profitable but also high guest satisfaction.”
Marie Cummings
Club Intrawest – General Manager

“A great transition team!”
Anya Fernald
Belcampo – CEO