Set on the world-famous Crane Beach, overlooking a perfect azure blue sea, is the Caribbean’s first resort hotel. Built in 1887 and fully restored and expanded in the 20th century, this truly unique property combines elegance, old-world charm and incredible natural beauty with a romantic sense of seclusion, creating a feeling among guests of having retreated to a spot on earth where life is truly . . . simpler.

Lounge around one of six outdoor pools or take the beach elevator down to the beautiful Crane Beach which has been aptly named “one of the Ten Best Beaches in the world” by Lifestyles of the Rich and Famous.  Be sure to dine at two of Barbados finest restaurants; L’Azure & Zen.  Take a stroll through The Crane Village offering additional restaurants, retail stores, fitness centre and more.


Residences at The Crane marry nineteenth century grandeur and furnishings with twenty-first century luxury and convenience to create a new level of exclusive resort living for their guests.  The 252 rooms and suites are offered throughout three types of accommodations; Residences by the Sea, Residences in the Park and the Historic Residences

Residences by the Sea – The superb suites in the “private residences” at The Crane offer guests a new standard in luxury oceanfront accommodation.   These oceanfront residences range from a junior suite up to a three bedroom suite and all are extremely spacious.  They include a fully equipped kitchen or kitchenette, a spacious terrace, and in most cases, a private plunge pool or infinity pool.

Residences in the Park – Located in the Park area of The Crane, these residences all feature fully equipped kitchens, washer dryers and large balconies.  There are a variety of suite categories to choose from including the ground floor rooms featuring private gardens, dining gazebos and outdoor jacuzzis, or a penthouse with a completely private sundeck with rooftop pool, BBQ and bar.

Historic Residences – The Crane’s original historic hotel comprises 18 charming, spacious oceanfront guestrooms and Serenity Spa.  This part of The Crane is steeped in the rich history of Barbados, with several rooms featuring coral stone walls that are over 200 years old.

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