Barbados Property Of The Day – The Crane

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Barbados Real Estate The Crane, St Philip is inspired by escapism, these two-bedroom oceanfront villas are located in Beach Houses – a secluded, low density resort community, overlooking Skeete’s Bay Beach and Culpepper Island.

Beach Houses seamlessly marries the simple elegance and open spaces of contemporary architecture to the casual comfort of the traditional Barbadian East Coast beach house.

Each villa sits on approximately 8,900 sq. ft. of land, with generously scaled floor plans offering a choice of interconnecting doors for rental opportunities, car ports or garages.

Features:

  • Two Bed/Three Bath
  • 4,131 sq. ft.
  • 180-degree panoramic ocean views
  • Floor-to-ceiling glass windows for spectacular ocean views
  • 2 infinity-edge private patios with hot tubs
  • Private patios offering ‘no tan-lines’ levels of privacy

Residents of Beach Houses will enjoy:

  • Rental & Property Management services
  • 24/7 security
  • 2 restaurants and bar
  • Flood-lit tennis court and state-of-the-art wellness centre
  • Concierge and 24/7 Front Desk
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi and international calls to landlines
  • Privileged access to the world-class amenities and services of sister property, The Crane Resort including
  • Crane Beach – voted the ‘Best Caribbean Beach’ by USA Today.

10 Reasons To Visit

Direct Flights – British Airways and Virgin Holidays fly direct to Barbados from Gatwick. British Midlands offers direct service from Manchester, and charter flights are provided by Thomson Holidays. BWIA operates connections from Heathrow. Barbados is a mere eight hours away from London.

Hospitality – Barbadians are incredibly friendly people and welcome visitors into local bars, restaurants, clubs and festivals. It is said that we are down to earth, self-confident and always ready to oblige. Our island is very safe and tourists can relax knowing that if they get lost, a wide smile and some helpful advice will always be just an introduction away.

Festivals – At any time of the year, there is almost certainly a festival to be found. The most celebrated festival is Crop-Over, historically celebrating the end of the sugar cane harvest. Beginning in the middle of July, Crop-Over lasts for three weeks, with parades, music and costumes taking centre stage. The final carnival takes place on Kadooment Day, the first Monday in August. The Jazz Festival, Holder’s Season, Oistins Fish Festival and Gospelfest are also big events.

Food – The Bajan food is a reflection of the wide variety of peoples we have welcomed into our land. An intriguing mixture of Polynesian, French, Greek, Chinese, Italian, Japanese and New World are all available. Fine restaurants populate the island, or you can try our famous Fish Fry Friday evenings complete with dancing and entertainment for the whole family. Beach barbeques, fast-food outlets, and local fare share the spotlight as well.

Nightlife – It’s hardly surprising that such a friendly people have a vibrant nightlife scene! From the camaraderie of the sports enthusiasts to the cultural shows for families to the youthful club scene, Barbados offers entertainment until the wee hours. Many clubs offer all-inclusive cover prices for drinks, entry and food, while others have Happy Hour available.

Accommodation – The Caribbean’s highest class resorts are situated on our sunny shores. The island also offers apartments, intimate villas, all-inclusives and budget hotels, catering to all tastes and traveling styles. You can find a hotel complete with a spa and golf course, or choose an apartment with a kitchen and have an excuse to shop in our produce markets.

Beaches – The lively beach culture of Barbados has a long history. The locals love to spend time on these long stretches of peach sand just as much as our visitors! The west and south coasts are relatively calm, since they face the protected Caribbean Sea. On the eastern shores, the wild Atlantic sends up frothy blasts as waves crash against the exposed coastline. International surfing and windsurfing competitions have taken annual advantage of these conditions for years.

Activities – If sports are your activity of choice, you’ll have no end of options on our island. World class facilities and frequent sporting festivals will provide something for everyone. Hotels also offer a number of water activities, or golf and tennis. These can be arranged with the activity desk. If you’re feeling in the mood for getting off the beaten track, try a safari, hiking, snorkeling with our gentle sea turtles, or horseback riding. If you’d rather watch, then try an afternoon on the east coast at one of the world’s most distinguished surfing competitions. Sporting festivals include the Celtic Festival (Rugby), Festival Cricket, the Polo Season, and the Gold Cup Festival.

History – Barbados has a long colonial history unique among the islands of the Caribbean. The British ruled here for almost 350 years. Historical sites and monuments such as plantation Great Houses, and sugar mills offer tours for the interested visitor. The island can also claim the oldest parliament of the Western Hemisphere at an astonishing 375 years old. We became an independent land in 1966.

Weather – Out of the Caribbean hurricane path, Barbados is home to temperate year-round temperatures of 28 to 30 degrees C. As the most easterly of the Caribbean islands, the trade winds blowing off of the Atlantic provide a constant gentle breeze.

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