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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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Need to Get Away? 5 Reasons to Visit Barbados

Need to Get Away? 5 Reasons to Visit Barbados

Still indecisive about that visit to Barbados? Consider your decision made - you're going to Barbados! Here are some of the many reasons why Barbados is the perfect choice:

1.) The Beaches

Barbados is undoubtedly home to some of the most beautiful beaches in the world. As an island, Barbados is completely surrounded by water and the beaches are a feature that must be experienced by all, as there is something for everyone! Those who want to surf can head to East Coast of the island and those who simply want to frolic, swim or relax can do so on the South or West Coast beaches. Crane Beach is an award winning beach located on the South-East Coast of Barbados. It is popularly known for its soft pink sand, beautiful water, tropical breeze and overall idyllic views.

2.) The Food

Barbados is often referred to as the "culinary capital of the Caribbean". Here, you can experience from street food to fine dining and enjoy it all! You can make a stop at a rum shop for fish cakes, ham or cheese cutters or venture to Oistins for the best fish dishes on the island with sides of local dishes such as macaroni pie. For a nice night out for dining, make a reservation at one of the island's best restaurants such as L'Azure at The Crane to experience more Barbadian delicacies. Don't forget to have some rum along with your dishes!

 3.) The People

One of Barbados' greatest treasures is its people. Popularly known as some of the friendliest people in the world, they always help to make your vacations much more enjoyable. They enjoy sharing stories of the island's culture and teaching others about the island. The locals are beautiful people who make you feel right at home and ensure that you enjoy your stay on the island.

4.) The Activities

There is never a dull moment in Barbados! There is always something fun to do. Explore Harrison's Cave and view this unique crystallized limestone cavern, while being driven in an electric tram. Go on a boat trip to explore the country's reefs and swim with the fish and turtles and also take in breathtaking views while sipping on rum punch. Other fun activities include Island Safari tours, glass bottom boat tours, The Boat Yard, tours of St. Nicholas Abbey or Mount Gay and many others! Be sure to check out the nightlife in St. Lawrence Gap!

5.) The Weather

In Barbados, warm weather lasts all year! The temperature is usually around 85 degrees with steady cooling tropical breezes. Barbados has more than 3,000 hours of sunshine a year! Trade in the cold winter temperatures for sunshine and warmth in Barbados.

Ready to pack your bags? Book your stay at The Crane Resort and get ready for the sunshine and fun!


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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”.