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Crane Beach

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Eighty-foot cliffs overlook this beach, making it one of the most beautiful beaches on the island.
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is absolutely picturesque. The breeze is stiff and the waves are fierce. Not really a swimming beach.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank loupitt1
Reviewed 1 week ago

We spend a great afternoon at this beach. The surf was strong, but we felt safe the entire time. It was easy to catch waves on a boogie board without fins, given the shallow water and the strong surf. There was a bit of Sargassum,...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank charleys361
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I don’t like the beach. My wife and daughter like the beach. However this is not as much a beach as it is a contact sport. Hopefully you visit it on a day where the waves are substantial. I think you should be careful and...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank 1991_Longhorn
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My wife and I were in the beach in the afternoon of the 5th day of January; it was not sunny, but the weather was warm. Lots of sea moss were on the sands, and the angry sea kept bringing more and shaping the imense...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank guilherme_amaral2
Reviewed 1 week ago

A great beach for waves and relaxing. Restaurant on site, friendly staff and great waves. It does get crowded, but if you come early you may have to deal with the seaweed, but well worth it.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank billhY7495AM
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Crane Beach used to be a magical place - remote, windswept, stunningly beautiful. However, the hotel above it has been expanded into an ugly collection of Disney buildings that are out of place and offend the landscape - and despite all beaches in Barbados being...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank 1valuetraveller
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We hired a taxi driver/guide, Komal Gabriel, for the day. He met us at the cruise dock and did a great job driving us all over the island. One our stops was beautiful Crane Beach with its lovely pink sand. Komal led us to an...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Maureen L
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Year after year we look forward to going to the crane. The resort is awesome , people and staff are incredible.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Erik L
Reviewed 10 December 2018

Fantastic beach, waves were wonderful. Spent most of our time at Crane hotel on this beach. Beach always cleaned everyday.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank cjbrookes57
Reviewed 3 December 2018 via mobile

Beautiful beach with white soft sand and clear water. We also saw some surfers. The beach is very flat so small children can play too.

Date of experience: December 2018
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5 April 2018|
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Response from JP2516 | Reviewed this property |
I don't remember it being that pink. It was however quite nice/lovely.
7 August 2017|
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Response from nathalie k | Reviewed this property |
im not sure you have to call the resort they are very nice, and they will help you with all your need
8 May 2017|
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Response from Ian C | Reviewed this property |
About half an hour by car or a couple of hours by bus with transfers and such. if you don't have a car you are probably better off arranging for a taxi with your hotel.