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A Barbadian legend since 1887, and the oldest operating hotel in the Caribbean, The Crane Resort effortlessly marries the old-world charm of its past to all the 21st-century amenities and services expected by today’s most discerning travelers.

Enviably located within The Crane Resort, The Crane Private Residences is perfect for long-term island living, offering contemporary residences and penthouses as well as exclusive access to world-class resort amenities and services.

A secluded, low-density development overlooking Barbados’ Skeete’s Bay Beach and Culpepper Island, Beach Houses has been specially designed to highlight the property’s exclusive location on the 1% of land remaining outside of the island’s protected East Coast. *Please note that Beach Houses is Under Development

Encore Residence Club by Crane Resorts is a select community of residence owners who enjoy exclusive access to a lifetime of luxury vacation and second-home experiences, worldwide.

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5 Reasons Why The Crane is The Perfect Choice for Your Barbados Getaway

5 Reasons Why The Crane is The Perfect Choice for Your Barbados Getaway

Planning your Barbados trip and looking for a resort to suit your needs? Here are 5 reasons why The Crane is the perfect choice for your Barbados getaway.


The Crane has several room categories available which are fit for the solo traveler to families. There is truly something for everyone. Regardless of the room chosen, you will be sure to have a spacious room with many desirable features. Many of the rooms feature spectacular ocean views and some even have private pools.

Crane Beach

Named as “One of the 10 Best Beaches in the World” by Lifestyles of the Rich and Famous, Crane Beach is an extremely beautiful beach with soft pink sand and stunning blue water. The lush coconut grove, tropical breezes and golden sun, make you never want to leave. The beach is fun for all – individuals, couples and families.


If you wish to take a break from the beach, there are several pool options at The Crane. You can choose from the quiet adult-only historic pool which was originally built in the 1970’s for relaxation and natural beauty. Another option is the 1.5-acre cliff pool complex which consists of a children’s wading pool, a waterfall pool and a Jacuzzi spa pool, all with a backdrop of the Atlantic Ocean. If privacy is what you value, you can enjoy a plunge pool, ground floor pool or roof pool in your own room.


There’s really no need to leave the resort to dine as The Crane is home to award-winning restaurants. L’Azure serves up international and Caribbean cuisine and has some of the most breathtaking ocean views. Zen specializes in Japanese and Thai cuisine and offers spectacular views of Crane Beach through its all-glass frontage. D’Onofrio’s Trattoria offers casual family dining and serves Italian cuisine in the heart of the Crane Village. The Carriage House and The Grove are casual dining lunch options, located at the pool complex and on Crane Beach respectively. For those with a sweet tooth, The Village Café is the perfect spot and Bar 1887 is great if you love a good cocktail!

Serenity Spa

Relax, refresh and renew at Serenity Spa, located in the historic hotel at the resort. Genuine and friendly spa professionals compliment the Caribbean influenced treatments that leave you feeling as though you are floating on air.

There are several other reasons why The Crane is the perfect choice for you. For more information, please feel free to visit www.thecrane.com. If your mind is made up, book your getaway here and get ready for a vacation like no other!


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The Crane sets the ultimate standard in luxury oceanfront accommodation, featuring ultra-spacious suites designed to rival the majestic views – often referred to as “the most beautiful on earth”.