*USD$200 discount per booking including complimentary breakfast for travel between 1st September to 18th December 2010*
The Crane Resort occupies a dramatic high cliff on the Southeast coast of Barbados, swept by fresh, invigorating breezes. This famous property overlooks a half-mile of white soft sands known as Crane Beach, recently named ‘one of the top ten beaches in the world’ by Lifestyles of the Rich and Famous.
In 1887, The Crane was the first resort hotel in Barbados. Today, this tranquil residential resort offers a place of quiet elegance and understated sophistication. Luxuries and conveniences are decidedly twenty-first century; complimentary Internet access and whisper quiet air-conditioning. Native mahogany hand-crafted furnishings decorate the grand residences, also complete with fully-equipped kitchens with granite counters and marble bathrooms boasting luxurious whirlpool tubs and spa showers.
For the ultimate retreat, opt for a private residence with private plunge pool offering breathtaking views of the Atlantic Ocean.
The Crane’s historic main swimming pool has been the setting for countless fashion photographs all over the world and the newly opened 1.5 acre multi-cascading pool and Jacuzzi complex offers a relaxing haven for guests.
Dining options include contemporary Caribbean cuisine from Barbados’ leading chef, Michael Harrison, at the a la carte L’AZure Restaurant, which is also the setting for the ever-popular Sunday Gospel Breakfast. Zen Restaurant offers authentic Asian cuisine; where native Thai and Japanese chefs create rare and exotic delicacies before a wall of glass 50 feet above the sea and amidst classical Japanese surroundings. The newly opened Carriage House poolside restaurant serves up refreshing cocktails and light cuisine during the day.
Beauty salon treatments can be arranged on request. There is an 18 hole golf course about 20 minutes drive away. There is a concierge service on site and car rental and excursions can be arranged. There is a foreign exchange, and car parking on site.
Wedding packages are available.
The Crane is about 10 minutes from the Airport and about 30 minutes from Bridgetown.
There are 190 resort apartments and villas of varying sizes. Apartments are in the main building and consist of rooms, suites and one or two bed deluxe. All categories have hand crafted King four-poster beds and mahogany furnishings, floor-to-ceiling cedar doors with adjustable louvered shutters, marble bathrooms, and traditional Barbadian coral stone walls.
The resort apartments have satellite TV, DVD, complimentary internet access, jacuzzi baths, hairdryer, iron and ironing board, clock radio, programmable safe, direct dial telephone and some have ocean views, balconies and kitchens.
Private Residencies are one, two or three bedded and have the same as above. They also have private ocean-view pools, air conditioning, balcony or patio with lounge chairs and table, fully equipped kitchen, washer/dryer. They are also accessible for wheelchairs.
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