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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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What to Expect During Your Crane Resort Vacation

What to Expect During Your Crane Resort Vacation

So, you’ve booked your trip to The Crane and you’ve seen all the beautiful photos of the property; but what should you really expect during your stay? The Crane has put together a teaser of things you can expect during your Crane experience.

Professional Staff

From the minute you enter the property, you will be greeted by smiling attentive staff, who will go above and beyond to ensure that your stay exceeds your expectations. Stop and chat with the staff and they will be happy to give stories on The Crane and/or Barbados or answer any queries you might have.

Unrivaled Views
Crane Beach

From the entrance of the property, you'll feel transported by our luscious, manicured gardens and foliage. This will set the stage for the views that you will see while you explore the property.  The view of Crane Beach from the Historic Pool balcony is breathtaking. This can also be seen while dining at some of the resort’s many restaurants. Take a stroll around the resort and take it all in. The Ocean Views from the rooms are also unmatched.

Stellar Accommodations
Ocean View 28 ft. Pool - Master Bedroom

The Crane sets the standard in luxury oceanfront properties. These ultra-spacious residences were strategically designed for you to enjoy the majestic views.  Each room is equipped with a kitchen or kitchenette and some room even have their own pools.

Savoury Cuisine
L'Azure Restaurant

There are 5 restaurants, a café and bar on the resort. You can enjoy Japanese and Thai at Zagat rated Barbados’ No. 1 for food -  Zen. Try classic and Caribbean delicacies at L’Azure, Italian at D’Onofrio’s Trattoria, casual dining at The Carriage House or beachside favourites at The Grove Beach Bar & Grill. If you have a little sweet tooth, stop by The Village Café or you can destress after a long day with a cocktail at Bar 1887.

Monkeys at The Crane

Guests love the residents of our ponds - the ducks and koi fish. In turn, these animals also love when the guests throw them a little snack. Be sure to lookout for the Barbados Green Monkeys, but don’t get too close as they can be very mischievous by stealing your food and/or possessions or even pulling your hair.

The list of things to expect at The Crane is extensive. Are you excited? Book your stay at The Crane here.


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the ultimate resort experience

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”.