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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.

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Concierge Recommends: Activities During Your Stay

Concierge Recommends: Activities During Your Stay

Planning your trip to Barbados and wondering what activities you should enjoy while on the island? Here are 5 activities recommended by the Concierge at The Crane Resort.

Cool Runnings Catamaran Cruise

Enjoy Barbados from the waters of the island’s West Coast on an all-inclusive Cool Runnings Catamaran Cruise. Choose between a lunch cruise or a romantic sunset cruise and enjoy favourite Barbadian dishes complemented by as many glasses of Barbados rum punch as you wish! During the cruises, there will be stops to discover the reefs and swim with the turtles and the fish. It is one experience in Barbados that you definitely should not miss.

Harrison’s Cave

One of Barbados’ most well-known attractions is Harrison’s Cave. There are several types of tours available but the most popular and oldest tour is the tram tour. On this tour you will be taken into the cave on an electric tram where you can view the crystallized limestone cavern. You will also view stalactities and stalagmites which are thousands of years old, a flowing stream and deep pools of crystal clear water, among many other fantastic features. You will surely remember this tour and the work of nature for a very long time.

Mount Gay Rum Tour

Learn all about the world’s oldest rum by taking a tour at the Mount Gay Distillery. You will be shown the secrets behind the “rum that invented rum”. You have a choice between five experiences including a Signature Rum Tasting, Full Signature Rum Tasting, Cocktail Workshop, Signature Tasting and Bajan Buffet and Storied Evening Cocktail Experience. All tours are conducted by fun and professional guides and you’ll be sure to have an enjoyable experience and want to return for more. After all, time flies when you’re having rum!

Harbour Lights Dinner Show

Enjoy a night of good food, drinks and dance! The Harbour Lights Dinner Show offers a fun, culturally rich, Bajan experience on the beach. Enjoy favourite traditional Barbadian dishes, while grooving to the rhythm of music by local bands. When you’ve finished your feast, you can head to the dance floor and dance the night away with cultural characters and dancers. This activity is fun for the entire family and will be one of the highlights of your Barbados trip!

Lickrish Food Tours

Eat like a local on a Lickrish Food Tour. The Signature Tour takes you on a journey through Bridgetown, the capital of the island. You’ll learn about the rich history and make more than eight stops to eat local favourites along the way. Other tours include the Cruise Excursion and a Dinner Tour through St. Lawrence Gap where you’ll enjoy some mouth-watering, locally inspired dishes and cocktails by some of the island’s best professionals. These tours are a foodie’s dream!

Ready to start making plans for your Barbados trip? Book your stay at The Crane Resort and we would be happy to help you plan your activities!


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