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Luxurious Penthouse, Soft Pink Sand, Cooling Breezes and Timeless Elegance

Bedrooms 1
Space 1,250 sq ft
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 1 - 5 nights
Popular Features
  • Barbecue
  • Free Wifi
  • Washing Machine
  • Private Pool
  • Air Conditioning
  • Parking


About the property

One bedroom, two bathroom deluxe penthouse set on the world famous Crane Beach

Just a short drive from the airport lies the Crane Resort set on the world famous Crane Beach - named 'Best Caribbean Beach' by USA Today's 10 Best Readers Choice 2015 - The Crane is the Caribbean's oldest resort hotel. First opened in1887 and now fully restored and expanded, this truly unique property combines old world for charm and incredible natural beauty with a romantic sense of seclusion.

The spacious and luxuriously appointed air conditioned apartment extends to over 1250 square feet comfortably sleeping four people. Located on the highest two floors it enjoys ocean, island and garden views and provides the following amenities:

1 bedroom and 2 bathrooms

Large living room with sofa converting to queen-size pull out sofa bed, flat screen cable TV & DVD player

Master bedroom with handcrafted king-size four poster bed, flat screen TV & DVD player and writing desk

Private bathroom with wardrobe, a large dressing area, separate toilet, separate spa shower and double vanity

Second bathroom with vanity, toilet and shower

Fully equipped kitchen with fridge freezer, ice dispenser, oven, stove, dishwasher, microwave and utensils for 4 people

Fully retractable sliding doors to the bedroom opening onto a large balcony with chairs, table and resort views

Spacious, private roof top terrace and garden with large plunge pool, shower, sun loungers, covered dining area with table and chairs for four people, sink, fridge and barbecue all for the exclusive use of the apartment (not shared).

Complimentary WiFi both in the room and around the resort and complimentary long-distance telephone calls to most international destinations.

Our maid will attend to the apartment on a daily basis and our managing agents are locally on hand to assist in making your holiday a relaxing and memorable one.

Swim or relax by one of the resorts four pools or explore the 35 acres of lushly planted tropical gardens, work out in the fully fitted gym, play tennis or just enjoy the pink coral sand on the Crane Beach.

Dine in one of the award winning restaurants offering a variety of cuisine including Thai, Japanese, Italian and Contemporary Caribbean. Pamper yourself at the Serenity Spa or visit the open air market and large duty free shopping in the Crane Village or just relax with a rum punch in the 1887 Bar

If you are looking for a privately owned property in Barbados for your next vacation where you can get away from it all, relax in the sun, enjoy one of the world's best beaches, yet benefit from all the facilities and services of a truly stunning and luxurious resort hotel then this apartment is made for you.

The Crane is an ideal tropical paradise resort - a place of stunning beauty and the perfect choice for your Barbados vacation.

More Details

John @ Janet
Member since: 2016
Premier Partner

This partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks English
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
18 June, 2018

About John @ Janet

We first fell in love with Barbados and its people in 1995 when John travelled to the island on business. We have been regular visitors ever since and initially bought at The Crane in 2000 when the first block of apartments was still under construction. In 2007 we acquired the whole ownership of a penthouse in The Park which has been enjoyed by ourselves, friends and family over the ensuing years.

John @ Janet purchased this apartment in 2007

Guestbook comments from the owner

My daughter and I spent a few lovely days at the Crane apartment. It is well equiped and very clean. The housekeeping staff are friendly and efficient. The unit is on the top floor with a roof terrace and plunge pool, which provided more relaxing than using the busier main pools. There is a panoramic view from this area and a constant cooling breeze. As well, being registered guests, we were able to access all the Crane amenities. Although there is some current building nearby, this unit is located on the other (hence quiet) side from the new structure. We were outside constantly either on the balcony or upstairs by the plunge pool and were undisturbed by the any construction activities. A wonderful location on a beautiful resort.
Feb 2016
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment in Saint Philip in Barbados

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 2
Building Type:
  • building
  • Self-catering
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 1250 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 15:00 / Check-out: Noon
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Lift
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Free Wifi
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , En suite, seperate toilet and double vanity unit
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Guest bathroom
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , Four poster bed, flat screen TV and DVD player
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Sofa bed/Futon , Queen sized pull out bed in living area
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Balcony
  • Terrace ...
  • Golf ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Private Pool ...
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge


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average rating of 4.894737 based on 20 reviews
Peoria Illinois, USA

The condo was every bit as luxurious as in the pictures!

  • 5 of 5

The condo and property was so beautiful and luxurious! The grounds and pools were beautiful! Loved the beach which we felt was, by far, the best on the island of the beaches we visited. (Did not love all of the seaweed that dominated the beach all but one day of our stay which was very disappointing.) The chef made the best gluten free chocolate mousse birthday cake which was a surprise my husband had pre-arranged and was in our condo upon arrival. The restaurants and food were amazing!! We loved our condo penthouse. Such luxurious accommodations. We would definitely stay at the Crane again...especially the unit we rented!!!

  • Review Submitted: 06-Apr-2018
  • Date of Stay: March 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Beautiful condo with great rooftop private terrace and dipping pool

  • 5 of 5

We stayed for 5 days in March 2018 and really enjoyed this condo, especially the rooftop terrace with private dipping pool. Very well maintained with high quality furnishings and comfortable king-size bed.

Our stay coincided with maintenance by The Crane of the building's air conditioning chiller, but this didn't bother us as the constant east cost breeze kept everything fresh. The fact that the floor to ceiling glass balcony doors in the bedroom completely recessed into the wall really aided in air circulation.

We only used the kitchen for making coffee but if we were staying longer we would have bought groceries and done some cooking, and used the gas barbeque. The Crane has some pretty good restaurants but they are not inexpensive.

It was nice being considered a resort guest and being able to use all the facilities of The Crane and being able to charge to the suite. The Crane has a large, very well equipped fitness center.

We would highly recommend to everyone, although if you have mobility issues, climbing the winding circular staircase to the rooftop terrace could be challenging. Ideal for a couple - can accommodate up to 4 (2 full bathrooms) but that might be a bit tight.

We hope to be back!

  • Review Submitted: 27-Mar-2018
  • Date of Stay: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your review. We are sorry that your stay coincided with A/C maintenance. We are aware that the resort is in the process of adding chiller capacity which we hope will, in the future, remove the need to close down A/C supplies whilst carrying out maintenance.
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Minneapolis, MN

Very nice property

  • 5 of 5

We had a very enjoyable stay at "The Crane" and in particular, John & Janet's apartment/condo. The unit was very clean and well maintained with comfortable furniture, including the bed. The bedroom was equipped with full length sliding doors and we enjoyed being able to open the entire bedroom to the nighttime breeze. Additionally, the private rooftop area was a great spot for sunning, reading and relaxing. The employees on site were friendly and helpful. We greatly enjoyed our stay at this property and would definitely stay again in the future.

  • Review Submitted: 19-Feb-2018
  • Date of Stay: February 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

Loved the property, it was clean and very comfortable. Staff was very friendly and helpful made my family really feel welcome. Would and have recommended it to all my friends. Will be back real soon.

  • Review Submitted: 04-Sep-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Brooklyn, NY


  • 5 of 5

The villa was amazing. The amenities were beyond my expectations and pictures didn't do any justice. I enjoyed my stay here and I will definitely stay here again.

  • Review Submitted: 22-Jul-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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the crane a little worn looking.........

  • 4 of 5

the crane as a property as a whole is getting a little worn looking, it is an older property but maintenance on the grounds,pools and especially the buildings could be better. the penthouse apt itself was very nice downstairs with a few gripes. it is located in the back of the property where there is no ocean view. there was a constant loud gurgling noise from somewhere around the kitchen, the dishwasher door could not open past halfway due to it being blocked by the fridge so the lower tray could not slide out more than a few inches, the upstairs rooftop pool was hard to access by a winding metal staircase and needed a shade umbrella up there as laying under the permanent roof does not allow much breeze and the pool is basically a large hot tub---hardly a plunge pool as there are steps/seats all around on a couple different levels. but the main complaint was

the view---there was none! the pic in the ad must have been taken from the step above the pool. due to these facts we barely used the upstairs. still, the apt as a whole must be viewed as a decent deal as one of the lower priced available units at the crane and still decorated quite elegantly. there are many large lovely pools with great views on the property though. the great thing about the crane though is the beach---absolutely incredible. if you want ocean to play in the waves this is for you. the restaurants are surprisingly good and fairly reasonably priced. zen is excellent with a view to die for over the beach and when we were there it seemed no dress code applied. the village store is quite nicely stocked with necessities----canned goods, drinks etc and try their beef patties if you get there early. the gym was well stocked although again the equipment getting a little aged. overal a great place to visit although would try a different apt if we were to visit again although i'm sure that would be more expensive. we had previously lived in barbados and recommend getting a car for at least part of your visit. go to the west coast for lunch at the beautiful port st charles marina, visit the west coast beaches and walk the coastline--make sure it is low tide, you can park at one sandy lane where there is beach access and showers and an awesome beach, go to the south coast and walk the boardwalk park at rockley beach and while there find the indian grill just down the road for the best roti on the island, if there is horse racing on a saturday during your visit it is a must do.

  • Review Submitted: 19-Jul-2017
  • Date of Stay: June 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for submitting a review. We have already responded to a previous review regarding the location of the apartment and the views both from the rooftop terrace and the bedroom balcony. However to say that there are no views from the roof top terrace is, we feel, both inaccurate and misleading. We have made the Crane aware of your comments in respect of the general maintenance - they have responded by saying that 'they welcome the feedback which will be sent to the appropriate team members for their attention' The problems with the dish washer are easily resolved and have been referred to the Crane as has the 'gurgling noise' which is caused by trapped air in the centrally supplied pool water supply / filtration system. We do ask that our guests report any concerns to the Crane during their stay and our standard facts sheet includes information on how to do this simply and quickly. The Crane will attend to any concerns efficiently and without delay. We acknowledge that a shade umbrella would be of benefit on the roof terrace and have been in discussion with the Crane on this point for sometime as its installation requires their consent and confirmation that it meets their specification / health and safety standards.
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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday apartment in Saint Philip, Caribbean

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
Summer 18
15 Apr 2018 - 14 Dec 2018
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
£145 **
£970 **
Winter Dec. 2018
15 Dec 2018 - 21 Dec 2018
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights
£220 **
£1,465 **
Christmas 2018
22 Dec 2018 - 4 Jan 2019
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights
£310 **
Winter 2019
5 Jan 2019 - 14 Apr 2019
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights
£220 **
£1,465 **

Additional pricing information

Resort Fee £ 10 per person per night
Refundable Damage Deposit £100

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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