What's Located Around The Crane Residential Resort

The active and pretty beaches in Barbados are considered some of the best attractions that the region has to offer.

If you are looking forward to the beach more than anything, The Crane Residential Resort has what you need. This lodging is set along the shore, so visitors can spend their whole trip in the sun if that will make them happy. This location is situated away from the more congested parts of Barbados, which means those visiting this particular area will oftentimes have the shore all to themselves, providing them with the opportunity to relax away from bustling crowds.

Nearby Beaches

Crane Beach

Naturally, since The Crane Residential Resort sits directly on Crane Beach, relaxing at the water's edge is a popular pastime at this property. Crane Beach is considered one of the most beautiful beaches in the world, largely thanks to its beautiful palm tree surroundings, its pristine white sand, and occasionally exciting waters. Large rocks frame the beach, allowing for a secluded and natural feel, yet the area is still accessible off of the main highway. For travelers who want to venture farther away, there are some additional beaches worth investigating. Click the name of each one in the table to view our detailed article:

Beaches Near The Crane
Beach Distance Direction Location
Ginger Bay 0.4 NE 9.0 mi. Southeast of Bathsheba
Foul Bay 0.5 SW 8.2 mi. East of St. Lawrence Gap
Harrismith Beach 1.7 NE 8.7 mi. Southeast of Bathsheba
Sam Lord's Beach 1.7 NE 8.7 mi. Southeast of Bathsheba
Bottom Bay 2.5 NE 8.4 mi. Southeast of Bathsheba
Ragged Point 4.1 N 6.5 mi. East-Southeast of Bathsheba
Skeetes Bay 4.4 N Whitehaven
Long Bay Beach 4.8 SW 4.5 mi. East of St. Lawrence Gap

The closest option is Ginger Bay. Ginger Bay is a quite beach along the southeast coast of Barbados. It is known for its cool breezes and calm waters, but there is no lifeguard on duty, so guests are advised to be cautious.

If you're searching for a less raucous beach scene, Foul Bay might be just right for you. There's nothing foul at all about Foul Bay. Set on the southeast coast of Barbados, the beach is long and wide enough that even on a busy day it never seems crowded. It can be found a half mile south west of the property.

Nearby Areas

Vacationers who are curious about what's in the surrounding area might want to find out how far—or near—the nearby town or city is from their accommodations. The Crane Residential Resort can be found in Diamond Valley, a town in St. Philip Parish; it's to the east-northeast of St. Lawrence Gap.

Below are the names of some of the neighborhoods and towns located within a short distance of The Crane Residential Resort.

Cities, Towns, and Neighborhoods Nearby
Area Name Distance Direction
Bel Air 0.8 NNE
Heddings 1.2 W
Ocean City 1.2 SW
Work Hall 1.5 NNW
Robinsons 1.6 N
St. Philip Parish 1.6 NW
St. Martins 1.8 WSW
Harrismith 2.2 NNE
Six Roads 2.3 WNW
Sandford 2.3 N

Nearby Attractions

Hunte's Garden

The Crane Residential Resort serves as a great lodging option for active vacationers. There are numerous fun activities to be found when starting at this lodging. As a matter of fact, this area has countless opportunities for exploration, including Cotton Tower Signal, Hunte's Garden, and Flower Forest. The closest of the three is Cotton Tower Signal.

There are plenty of other attractions to keep all kinds of travelers happy; find them listed in the following table.

Attractions Near The Crane
Attraction Type Distance Direction Location
Cotton Tower Signal Historical Site 9.0 NW 1.3 mi. South West of Bathsheba
Hunte's Garden Botanical Garden 9.4 NW 2.2 mi. South West of Bathsheba
Flower Forest Botanical Garden 10.2 NW 3.1 mi. West-Southwest of Bathsheba
Fisherpond Great House Historical Site 8.6 WNW 3.7 mi. South West of Bathsheba
Orchid World Botanical Garden 8.1 WNW 3.9 mi. South-Southwest of Bathsheba
Andromeda Botanical Gardens Botanical Garden 8.6 NW 0.5 mi. Southeast of Bathsheba
Harrison's Cave Cave 10.3 NW Welchman Hall
Welchman Hall Gully Park 10.7 NW Welchman Hall
Aerial Trek Adventure Zip Line Site -- -- 4.3 mi. East-Southeast of Holetown
St. John's Church Historical Site 6.6 NW 2.5 mi. Southeast of Bathsheba
Gun Hill Signal Station Historical Site 8.0 WNW 5.2 mi. South-Southwest of Bathsheba
Sir Frank Hutson Sugar Museum Museum 13.0 WNW 1.5 mi. East of Holetown
St. Philip's Church Historical Site 3.7 NW Church Village
Sunbury Plantation House & Museum Museum 2.9 WNW 6.5 mi. South-Southeast of Bathsheba
Morgan Lewis Sugar Mill Historical Site 14.2 NW 4.7 mi. East of Speightstown
Farley Hill Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve 14.5 NW 3.9 mi. East of Speightstown
Tyrol Cot Heritage Village Museum 11.0 W 2.0 mi. North-Northeast of Bridgetown
Emancipation Statue Monument 9.1 W 2.8 mi. East of Bridgetown
Limegrove Cinema Movie Theater 14.0 WNW Holetown
Grenade Hall Forest Signal Station Historical Site 14.9 NW 3.5 mi. East-Northeast of Speightstown
Holetown Monument Monument 14.1 WNW Holetown
St. James Church Historical Site 14.3 WNW Holetown
Folkstone Museum Museum 14.4 WNW Holetown
Folkstone Marine Park Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve 14.4 WNW Holetown
Woodbourne Shorebird Reserve Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve 3.7 W St. Patricks
3Ws Monument Monument 12.5 W Wanstead
Errol Barrow Park Park 9.3 W 2.4 mi. North-Northwest of St. Lawrence Gap
Wildey House Historical Site -- -- 2.3 mi. North-Northwest of St. Lawrence Gap
King George V Memorial Park Park 1.9 NNW 7.3 mi. Southeast of Bathsheba
Lazaretto Gardens Botanical Garden 12.9 W Wanstead
Barbados Olympic Museum Museum 8.9 W 1.8 mi. North-Northwest of St. Lawrence Gap
Banks Brewery Visitor Centre Brewery 9.7 W 2.2 mi. East of Bridgetown
Olympus Theater Movie Theater 8.4 W Vauxhall
Ragged Point Lighthouse Lighthouse 4.1 N 7.0 mi. East-Southeast of Bathsheba
Queen's Park Park 11.1 W 0.8 mi. East of Bridgetown
Mount Gay Rum Distilleries and Visitor Center Distillery 12.2 W 1.0 mi. North-Northwest of Bridgetown
Montefiore Fountain Monument 11.5 W Downtown Bridgetown
St. Michael's Cathedral Historical Site 11.3 W Downtown Bridgetown
Jewish Museum Museum 11.4 W Downtown Bridgetown
Statue Of Sir Garfield Sobers Monument 12.0 W 0.5 mi. North-Northwest of Bridgetown
Dolphin Fountain In Heroes Square Monument 11.4 W Downtown Bridgetown
Barbados National Heroes Gallery Museum 11.4 W Downtown Bridgetown
National Heroes Square Park 11.4 W Downtown Bridgetown
Lord Nelson's Bronze Statue Monument 11.4 W Downtown Bridgetown
Errol Barrow Statue Monument 11.4 W Downtown Bridgetown
Independence Arch Monument 11.4 W Downtown Bridgetown
The Empire Theatre Movie Theater -- -- Downtown Bridgetown
Cricket Legends Museum Museum 12.1 W 0.4 mi. Northwest of Bridgetown
Barbados Museum and Historical Society Museum 10.7 W St. Matthias
Statue Of Sir Grantley Adams Monument 11.1 W 1.2 mi. Southeast of Bridgetown
Barbados Concorde Experience Museum 3.2 SW 5.6 mi. East of St. Lawrence Gap
George Washington House Historical Site 11.0 W St. Matthias
Garrison Savannah Historical Site 10.9 W St. Matthias
St. Ann's Garrison Historical Site 11.0 W St. Matthias
Gravesend Military Cemetery Historical Site 11.2 W 1.5 mi. South-Southeast of Bridgetown
Needhams Point Lighthouse Lighthouse 11.3 W 1.5 mi. South-Southeast of Bridgetown
Charles Fort Historical Site 11.4 W 1.5 mi. South-Southeast of Bridgetown
South Point Lighthouse Lighthouse 7.0 SW Atlantic Shores

If you're looking for a chance to see something a little different, Cotton Tower Signal is an alternative worth considering. Back in the 19th century the Barbados military utilized a series of signal stations to give island wide warning when a threat would occur. They were built on highly elevated ground both so that the military officers would have a good view of the surrounding area as they stood watch, and so that others would see their signals.

Nearby Accommodations

When you're choosing a place to stay, it is sometimes helpful to learn more about nearby accommodations as a way to get a feel for the area. Though you might only find a few additional resort and hotel options in this part of Barbados, its quiet surroundings ensure that it's an ideal option for travelers looking to find a peaceful vacation destination. Even so, vacationers can still find other accommodation options by traveling out a bit farther. See the table below for a complete list of the hotel booking possibilities located close-by.

Accommodations near The Crane
Accommodation Distance Direction Location
Tropical Winds Apartment Hotel 1.7 NNE 8.3 mi. Southeast of Bathsheba, Barbados
Casa Grande Hotel 2.2 WSW St. Martins, Barbados
Shonlan Airport Hotel -- -- 4.4 mi. East of St. Lawrence Gap, Barbados
Ocean Spray Beach Apartments 5.6 SW Inch Marlowe, Barbados
Silverpoint Villa Hotel 6.0 SW Inch Marlowe, Barbados
Little Arches Boutique Hotel 7.0 WSW 2.0 mi. East of St. Lawrence Gap, Barbados
Golden Sands Hotel Barbados 7.7 WSW Welches, Barbados
Butterfly Beach Hotel 7.8 WSW Welches, Barbados
Sea Breeze Beach Hotel All Inclusive 7.9 WSW Welches, Barbados
Barbados Beach Club 8.1 WSW St. Lawrence Gap, Barbados
 

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