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The Crane

Have you ever seen ​pink, powder-soft sand gracing your feet, a lush coconut grove sways in the tropical breeze and a golden Caribbean sun helps to make this the ultimate paradise for individuals and couples.

And then, there is the swimming – accessible by a staircase or a glass-front beach elevator (the only one of its kind in the Eastern Caribbean) and protected by a natural coral reef, Crane Beach boasts one of the best swimming venues on the island of Barbados.

Or swim in your own personal/private pool in your suite.............We have an exclusive contract with the resort full of fun!!

Our award-winning restaurants provide an exciting culinary journey. From the Old World tastes of Southern Italy to the delicacies of Japan and Thailand, explore a world of epicurean delighthis Hotel Features:
5 Swimming Pools
5 Restaurants - Classic Caribbean, Italian, Japanese and Thai, Poolside Favourites
3 Bars
The Village Cafe
Serenity Spa
Fitness Centre
2 Floodlit Tennis Courts

Duty Free Shopping
Art Gallery
Convenience Store

Is right on-site.   

Beach Services
The Beach Hut provides umbrellas, sun loungers and replacement towels complimentary to all hotel guests

There is 24hr security on Crane Beach and regular police patrols – note that for security purposes, the elevator and stairs are locked at sundown
Since Crane Beach is a public beach, a lifeguard is provided by the Barbados Government – note that the station is not manned daily and swimmers should exercise caution at all times
Beach users are advised to avoid swimming when the red flag is flying
Boogie boards are not provided by the hotel

The General Store

Conveniently located in the Crane Village, The General Store offers a wide selection of wine, fruits and vegetables, breakfast items, pharmaceuticals, fresh meats, fish, first aid items and other travel essentials.

Village Gallery

The stately and spacious 1,300 sq. ft. Village Gallery showcases an eclectic mix of over 20 established and up-and-coming Barbadian artists. Featuring a carefully curated selection of uniquely Barbadian island life scenes, it is also the home of several art exhibitions and events throughout the year.

Cave Shepherd

Cave Shepherd is a long established Barbadian landmark retailer with leading luxury and lifestyle brands. Enjoy duty free shopping: liquor, gifts, perfume, toiletries, resort wear, books, and souvenirs.

Colombian Emeralds

Located within the Crane Village, Colombian Emeralds is one of the most trusted duty-free retailers in the world offering a wide selection of fine jewelry and watches.

Crane vacationers can benefit from the 3,000 sq. ft. Fitness Centre located within The Crane Village. This facility provides guests with state-of-the-art equipment including treadmills, cyclone steppers and free weights, in addition to locker facilities, showers and towel service. To make the most of your workout, you can also book a private session with a personal trainer.

If you prefer an outdoor work out, The Crane provides two flood-lit tennis courts that are perfectly suited to family or couples fun, day or night. Yoga and Zumba classes can also be booked through Serenity Spa. And, for those who fancy a round of golf, the Barbados Golf  Club is located only 15 minutes away. Tee off at a preferential Crane rate!

As the oldest continuously operating hotel in the Caribbean, The Crane Resort has honed the hospitality expected by today’s most discerning traveller for more than a century. Seamlessly marrying the old-world charm of its past with 21st century conveniences, The Crane Resort offers an impressive array of world-class amenities and services including spectacular cascading pools, wellness and fitness facilities, and exceptional restaurants including Zen, Zagat-rated #1 for food in Barbados.

Crane Resort 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.” From grand colonial-style suites featuring lush gardens, private pools and rooftop terraces, to spacious contemporary suites offering sweeping views and luxurious finishes, no detail has been spared.

Set on one of the world’s finest beaches, The Crane Resort was founded as Barbados’ first resort in 1887 and has always attracted a special kind of person to its extraordinary expanse of sand, spectacular vistas and unspoiled coast. A place of stunning beauty