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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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Things to Do in Barbados

Things to Do in Barbados

Have you ever wondered about the travel trends by visitors to Barbados? Maybe it can help you plan your getaway. The Crane has put together a list of travel trends for you.

Eat & Drink!

Barbados is popularly known for its people and beaches. In addition to this, Barbados is also widely known as "The Culinary Capital of the Caribbean". There are many choices from Zagat rated restaurants to street food – all made with Bajan love. Many people visit the island for the Food & Rum Festival which is a foodie’s paradise. During this festival, there are several beverage and culinary events at various locations around the island. This year’s festival runs from 16 November to 19 November, 2017 and includes some of the world’s and island’s best chefs and mixologists.

Bike Riding

More people are becoming more conscious of preserving the environment and opt to ride bikes during their vacations. Bike rental is growing in popularity as it gives persons a sense of freedom and allows them to have certain experiences that you would not enjoy when traveling by car. Bike tours can be organized by Trailseekers Barbados.

Health & Wellness

Barbados offers incredible health and wellness experiences. Barbados is a tranquil island and this makes it the ideal location for a wellness experience. Traditional medical procedures are available but there are also many alternative treatments at spas including Serenity Spa at The Crane Resort and so on. This is complimented by the many fitness centres across the island.

There are also many private specialized medical institutions around the island, which provide excellent service and results. One popular example is the Barbados Fertility Centre which is the only accredited Joint Commission International clinic in the Caribbean.  

This year, the Barbados Beach and Wellness Festival will be perfect for those who wish to travel for this purpose.

Fun for the Entire Family

Family group travel is growing in Barbados, where all generations take a vacation and come to the island. There are several hotels around the island such as The Crane Resort which cater to families. Barbados is a perfect destination as families can enjoy fun and safe attractions such as Harrison’s Cave, The Wildlife Reserve, catamaran cruises and so much more! This is truly an experience that everyone will always remember.

Ready to start planning your Barbados trip? Book your stay at The Crane Resort. To begin planning your activities, e-mail concierge@thecrane.com.


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