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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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Why Should You Opt for a Barbados Wedding?

Why Should You Opt for a Barbados Wedding?

A wedding in Barbados would be nothing short of perfection. Nothing beats saying 'I Do' in paradise with a breathtaking backdrop, creating the perfect setting of romance. If you are ready to start planning, The Crane's Weddings and Events team has put together some of the many reasons why you should opt for a Barbados wedding.

It's Easy

To get married in Barbados, the couple simply needs to apply for marriage licenses in person at the Ministry of Home Affairs located in Bridgetown. The only documentation required are valid passports, birth certificates and return tickets. It's that easy!

Perfect Venues

Barbados is known for its beaches such as Crane Beach and these beaches are the perfect locations for you to say 'I do'. Although beaches first come to mind, Barbados also offers various other picturesque and romantic locations to tie the knot, such as botanical gardens, boats and catamarans, historical churches, cliffs and many other wonderful locations.


Barbados is home to many well trained professionals essential to the perfect execution of your big day. On the island you will find wedding planners, wedding photographers, videographers, interior decorators, designers and hair stylists who will make your dream wedding a reality.

Several Flight Options

Flights to Barbados' international airport continue to increase and it has never been easier to get here. There are daily flights from Caribbean islands, the US, Canada and the UK. This makes it perfect as there's no unnecessary hassle for family and friends.

Ready to start planning? For more information on weddings and vow renewals at Barbados' historic Crane Resort, contact us here or e-mail weddings@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”.