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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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Secret Packing Hacks

Secret Packing Hacks

Packing well can be a daunting task. So often we arrive at our destination and open our suitcases to exploded toiletries, wrinkled clothing items and tangled up jewellery. Never fear, we’ve complied some excellent packing hacks to take the stress out of packing like a pro!


  1. To avoid tangled jewellery, put a straw threw the chain of your necklaces (as pictured below)



  1. Use empty chapstick containers to store valuables
  2. Place your belt in the collar of dress shirts to keep your collar stiff
  3. To effectively store Q-tips, use an old pill bottle
  4. Put plastic wrap over the openings of bottles and then screw the cap on to prevent liquids from leaking
  5. To prevent clothes from stinking, throw a few dryer sheets in your suitcase
  6. Pack a pashmina-type scarf that can double as a blanket for the plane as well as a wrap just in case the destination gets chilly
  7. Last but not least, if you’re transporting wine, place in-between two shoe openings!


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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”.