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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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7-Day Barbados Itinerary

7-Day Barbados Itinerary

Thinking about visiting Barbados and wondering what there is to do? The Concierge at The Crane has put together a 7-day itinerary to ensure that you thoroughly enjoy your holiday.

Day 1

AM – Take some time for yourself to unwind and relax before the fun that awaits on your trip!

PM – Explore the island on an Island Safari 

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Enjoy a fun off-road guided tour to the scenic and historic parts of Barbados in a 4x4 jeep!

Day 2

AM – Explore Barbados from under water

View Barbados’ marine life up close on an unforgettable submarine excursion with Atlantis Submarines.

PM – Experience Zen

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Dine at Zen Restaurant which was Zagat rated Barbados’ No. 1 for Food. Enjoy authentic Japanese and Thai offerings on the island’s southeast coast.

Day 3

AM – Experience Harrison’s Cave


Tour this crystalized limestone cavern and be amazed by the beauty of nature as you view stalagmites and stalactites which are thousands of years old, along with flowing streams and deep pools of crystal-clear water.

PM – Hit the beach!

Have fun at one of Barbados’ beautiful beaches such as Crane Beach, Mullins Beach or Brighton Beach, to name a few. Whether you want to just lounge, frolic, partake in water sports or surf, there’s something for everyone!

Day 4

AM – Snorkel over reefs


Take in Barbados from the island’s West Coast on a food and drinks inclusive catamaran cruise. Enjoy snorkeling over reefs and even swimming with turtles. After, shake a leg to the rhythms of infectious Caribbean music!

PM - Experience Bajan culture

Enjoy a night of great food and drinks, dance and Barbadian culture at the Harbour Lights Dinner Show.

Day 5

AM – Take a stroll through Bridgetown

Learn about the history of Bridgetown, the island’s capital and UNESCO World Heritage Site and eat like a local on a Licrish Food Tour.

PM – Enjoy learning about rum


Learn about this island’s rich rum history and enjoy tasting the world’s oldest rum at Mount Gay Distilleries.

Day 6

AM – Explore PEG Farm & Nature Reserve

Discover a farm which is the only one of its kind in the Caribbean because of its practices of biodynamics, free range animal husbandry, broad acre permaculture and holistic management. Walk among the animals while taking in breathtaking views of the island’s East Coast and follow the tour with a wonderful farm-to-table lunch experience at the on-site café.

PM – Oistins Fish Fry


Enjoy delicious local seafood dishes, entertainment and arts and crafts at the island’s most popular fish fry experience.

Day 7

AM – Have breakfast overlooking the beach

L’Azure Restaurant at The Crane overlooks the spectacular Crane Beach. Enjoy good food and wonderful views in a tranquil setting.

PM – Have fun in St. Lawrence Gap

St. Lawrence Gap (known as The Gap by locals) is a street which is popular for its lively nightlife and restaurants including Primo Bar & Bistro and Cocktail Kitchen.

Ready to start planning your itinerary? Book your stay at The Crane Resort and we would be happy to help you with your plans.


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