The Crane Beach Resort 823
This beautiful one bedroom residence in the brand-new Building 8 of the Crane Resort and Residences seamlessly combines 19th century grandeur with 21st century amenities. The property is perfectly located directly in front of the world-famous Crane beach, named 'One of the Ten Best Beaches in the World' by Lifestyles of the Rich and Famous and more recently Top 100 Beaches by CNN staff and next door to The Village with its many shops and amenities such as large fitness centre and convenience store.The Crane’s private residence developments offer the opportunity for owners to have flexible usage of their own luxurious oceanfront residence and a unique rental program to ensure a significant return on investment, if desired.The Champagne Air Jacuzzi, with built-in aromatherapy capabilities, is positioned to allow guests to soak leisurely while looking directly out onto the ocean. The double-sized spa shower has five multipurpose shower heads that can surround the bather in a refreshing cascade of water or be set to administer a full body therapeutic water massage.The Kitchen boasts all of the comforts of home and then some. State-of-the-art appliances and a full compliment of crockery and cutlery line the shelves and Granite counter-tops. The marble floor, four-person breakfast bar, oversized pantry and private washer/dryer perfect the blend of affluence and convenience in this room.The Living and Dining Rooms put a spacious 23'10' X 13'4' area at the guests’ disposal, with travertine floors and a 13' x 9' wide view to the sea. The entertainment center houses a 36' Cable TV, and DVD player. A pull-out sofa, full guest bath, formal hand-carved mahogany dining room table, chandelier lighting, ceiling fans, and traditional artwork add the finishing touches.The Crane, the only resort community set on spectacular Crane Beach and known as an idyllic hideaway on the Southeast Coast since 1887, is continuing its multi-million dollar development and expansion. The 40 acre property upon total completion will feature five world class restaurants, a full service spa and 'The Crane Village' retail and dining area.The almost completed Village will be the new hub of The Crane, offering an opportunity to enjoy the best of Bajan street life without any traffic! Stroll through the Rum Club, sip on a rum swizzle, stop by the Bakery for freshly baked bread, grab a Pizza or drop into the General Store and hear the latest village talk. If you are just after some shopping, The Village will offer a signature collection of retail shops, an artisan store, a Caribbean art gallery, a resort wear boutique, and a 3,000 square foot duty free environ featuring jewelry, destination souvenirs, surf wear, liquor, perfumes and tobacco.Both current restaurants 'Zen' and 'L'Azure' at The Crane Beach Resort were honored with ratings in the ‘Top Ten Most Popular Restaurants’ and ‘Top Hotel Dining’ categories of the 2009 Zagat Guide to Barbados.Perched atop a cliff overlooking Crane Beach, Zen restaurant took the top rating in the 2009 Zagat Guide to Barbados in the Food category, of all restaurants on the island. The restaurant, which features classic Thai and Japanese cuisine, has a fantastic panoramic ocean view, traditional Grand Tatami room, an exquisite sushi bar and private rooms for dining. L’Azure was praised for its 'incredible Gospel Sunday brunch' and described by one reviewer as 'heaven on earth'.