Location The hotel nestles on a pink sand crescent beach: world-famous Crane Beach that is protected by a natural coral reef. Recognized for its stunning beauty, the hotel has been named one of the ‘Ten Best Beaches in the World. On one hand famed for its views out over the sea, on the other hand, affording wonderful panoramic views of the blue Atlantic that fade into eternity may be enjoyed. Affording a convenient location just 6 minutes drive to the east of Grantley Adams international airpo Facilities This hotel is the first Caribbean resort and offers an enchanting ambience. The truly unique property combines elegance, old-world charm and incredible natural beauty with a romantic sense of seclusion, creating a feeling among guests of having retreated to a spot on earth where life is truly simple. Built in 1887 and since fully restored, the hotel comprises 12 floors with a total of 150 rooms. Facilities include a foyer with a 24-hour reception desk, a safe, a currency exchange desk, a cloakroom and a lift in addition to a cafe, a newspaper stand a hairdressing salon, a casino, a games room, a restaurant, Internet access and conference facilities. Younger guests are able to participate in the kids club activities and there is a laundry service to take advantage of. Those arriving by car are able to make use of the hotel car park. Rooms Each of the rooms comes with hardwood floors, antique furniture, a bathroom with a hairdryer, a direct dial telephone, satellite/ cable TV, a radio, an Internet connection, a small fridge, a washing machine, ironing equipment, a double or king-sized bed and a hire safe. Individually controllable air conditioning features as standard and many of the rooms also have a fully equipped kitchen with a fridge, oven, microwave and tea and coffee making facilities as well as a wrap-around balcony with spectacular sea views. Sports/Entertainment The friendly reception staff are on hand to organise water sports, tennis, golf and other sporting activities, as well as island tours, sailing trips, dinner shows and car rental. There is a swimming pool, a poolside snack bar and a sun terrace where sun loungers have been laid out ready for use in the outdoor complex. It is possible to kick back and relax in the hotel Jacuzzi and an entertainment programme provides some variation and amusement for guests both young and old. Meals A hearty breakfast is on offer to guests each morning, lunch and the evening meal may be taken a la carte or selected from a menu whilst the midday meal may alternatively be chosen from a buffet. Payment MasterCard and VISA are accepted as methods of payment.