The Crane Resort and Residences occupies a dramatic cliff on the southeast coast of Barbados, swept by fresh, invigorating breezes, overlooking a half mile of white soft sands known as Crane Beach. This tranquil AAA "Four Diamond" residential resort offers a place of quiet elegance and understated sophistication. Some accommodations feature hardwood flooring throughout while other categories feature stone tile floors. All categories feature handcrafted king-size four poster beds and mahogany furnishings; floor-to-ceiling cedar doors with adjustable louvered shutters; traditional Barbadian coral stone walls; air-conditioning; direct dial telephone; iron and ironing board, safety deposit box, and dataport access. Luxuries and conveniences are decidedly 21st century; complimentary internet access and whisper quiet air conditioning. For the ultimate retreat, opt for a private residence with private plunge pool offering breathtaking views of the Atlantic Ocean. Dining options include contemporary Caribbean cuisine at the a la carte L'Azure Restaurant, which is also the setting for the ever-popular Sunday Gospel Breakfast. Zen Restaurant, Zagats top rated restaurant on the island, offers authentic Asian cuisine; where native Thai and Japanese chefs create rare and exotic delicacies before a wall of glass 50 ft above the sea. The 1.5 acre multi-cascading pool and jacuzzi complex offers a relaxing haven for guests.