Set on Barbados’ world-famous Crane Beach–named "Best Caribbean Beach" by USA Today's 10 Best Readers Choice 2015–The Crane is the Caribbean's first resort hotel. First opened in 1887 and now fully restored and expanded, this truly unique property combines old-world charm and incredible natural beauty with a romantic sense of seclusion.

The Crane goes beyond the typical Caribbean vacation packages, and offers unparalleled service and spacious, luxurious accommodation including private pools, gardens, and rooftop terraces. This is combined with award-winning restaurants which offer a variety of cuisines including Thai, Japanese, Italian and Contemporary Caribbean. There is also complimentary WiFi in all guest rooms and around the resort - even on the renowned Crane Beach–and complimentary long-distance calls to most international destinations.

The resort also provides the best spa services, shopping, and exciting activities to take advantage of all that the island has to offer. From local open-air markets to the 3,000 square-foot duty-free shopping center, you can even take some of the island back home when you depart.

If you are looking for a place where you can get away from it all, relax in the sun, sand and sea for your next vacation, The Crane is the ideal tropical paradise resort–a place of stunning beauty, the perfect choice for your Barbados vacation


These superb oceanfront residences at The Crane, the first of which opened in 2001, offer guests a new standard in luxury oceanfront accommodation. You can inhale the original atmosphere of The Crane while appreciating spectacular ocean views. Here, charm and comfort is everything. 

Extremely spacious, these oceanfront residences, feature hardwood or stone floors, 12’ ceilings, authentic Barbadian furnishings and décor, and in most cases private ocean view pools. Also included are fully equipped kitchens or kitchenettes, perfect for dining in or for entertaining al fresco on spacious terraces.

All room categories feature an iron and ironing board, hair dryer and razor point, safety deposit box, direct dial telephone with free calls to most international destinations and free WiFi and dataport access.


A small island in size, Barbados is definitely large when it comes to character. Steeped in history, culture and tradition the island exudes a natural charm which is uniquely Bajan. Many visitors are often pleasantly surprised to see the ease with which the new fits almost effortlessly with the old–modern facilities seem at home in sleepy villages.

Each of Barbados’ eleven parishes has a different trait to offer. From the picturesque, limestone hills in St. Andrew to the action packed night life in Christ Church, vacationers can find something to satisfy theirdesires. What’s more, Barbados is one of the most developed islands in the region and easily caters to business travelers.

Caribbean islands are known for the sea, sun and sand, but what Barbados offers goes way beyond the physical–it is an experience that touches the heart and soul. Barbados is an island filled with friendly smiles, pulsating rhythmic vibes, contrasting coasts and of course, world-famous rums.

For more information on all that Barbados has to offer visit, the official website of the Barbados Tourism Marketing Inc.