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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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Planning Your Dream Holiday to Barbados

Barbados is what dreams are made of. Constant sunshine, sandy beaches, and friendly people make this island destination a must-visit for sun-seeking holiday makers. For those wishing to visit this beautiful island, check out The Crane’s Ultimate Guide to Planning a Dream Holiday in Barbados:

Where to Stay in Barbados?

The first step in planning your Barbados vacation is finding a suitable place to stay. The island’s accommodation is extremely varied with options available to suit any taste and budget. But, if relaxation is what you seek on your Barbados dream holiday - The Crane Resort is the perfect choice!

Located off the beaten path on the island’s South East coast, this Barbados resort is perfect for those who simply wish to get away from it all while enjoying luxurious accommodation and world-class amenities and services.

What to Do in Barbados?

From lounging on the island’s amazing beaches (and Barbados boasts one of the best in the world) to swimming with the turtles during a catamaran cruise, you’ll never run out of things to do in Barbados.

The island serves as the picturesque backdrop to a packed calendar of exciting sporting events, music festivals, concerts and carnivals. There is also a long list of attractions to visit and enjoy including Harrison’s Cave, Hunte’s Gardens and St. Nicholas Abbey among many others.

Read: Top 10 Things to Do in Barbados >>


What to Bring When Visiting Barbados?

Be sure to pack for Barbados’ year-round sunny weather:

Swimsuits and flip-flops: You’ll be hitting the beach almost daily.
Sunblock and sunglasses: The hot sun can be daunting for the uninitiated – be prepared!
Camera/Mobile Phone: You’ll need a device capable of capturing all the memories.
Valid Driver’s License: There is no better way to discover the island than to rent a car and get lost (with a guide of course).


Special Offers:

If you seek more than the average Barbados hotel, Book now and enjoy up to 40% off luxurious accommodation at The Crane Resort.

For more information or to start planning your dream holiday to Barbados, email concierge@thecrane.com.


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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”.