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Address: , Union Hall, Barbados
Phone Number: 2464236220
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Activities: Swimming
Description: Eighty-foot cliffs overlook this beach, making it one of the most...
Eighty-foot cliffs overlook this beach, making it one of the most beautiful beaches on the island.
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Beautiful beach but run by vendors

The beach is stunning and feels so secluded. There's a small cliff that is safe and easy to jump off of. However, the beach is basically run by vendors. If you don't want to be... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 28, 2015
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Eugene, Oregon
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

Not as amazing as the reviews. Even despite the seaweed. Don't get the hype. May not return since the other beaches are just as good if not better.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 NEW

The beach is stunning and feels so secluded. There's a small cliff that is safe and easy to jump off of. However, the beach is basically run by vendors. If you don't want to be bothered by them, stay closer to the far right side of the beach. Overall, definitely a must-see when in Barbados!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

We were just here in June and the seaweed was under control. We stayed at the resort but went to investigate the public access. If you are not staying at the resort: the public access could be treacherous. The beach is worth it!

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

The beach is enclosed nicely, with an intrepid entrance on stepping stones (unless you're classy enough to be staying at the Crane Resort, however!) The beach boys compete over you when you arrive and seem to bump up the price of umbrellas and loungers - because it's The Crane... This competition can be amusing at first; you will get offered... More 

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New Jersey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015

My family and I stopped for lunch at the Crane. The dining area was clean and bright, melding perfectly with the beautiful view through the wall of windows overlooking the sea. The food was good but a bit pricey considering the portion size. The well-kept grounds and pleasantness of all the staff members made the trip worthwhile and memorable. We... More 

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Kuwait City, Kuwait
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

An enormous disappointment. The seaweed contagion was huge and little effort made by the hotel to clear it up. Well there was a solitary figure with a rake and wheel barrow making a half hearted attempt!!! In Mauritius this would have been done every morning at 5 by a squadron of people and a tractor!! Guess that's why we moved... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

Another fabulous stay at the Crane. Seaweed still a problem but that's nature, and shuttle to Copacabana worth it as lovely beach there, and chance to walk into Bridgetown along the beach for free! Nice to see lovely staff again, Susan at the Carriage bar and Errol in L'azure, also Watson hive of information, really made our trip.

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Visalia, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

Quiet, relaxed, all the services you need and none that bother you. Water is fine, best for swimming - sandy bottom few if any rocks. We stayed at the Crane so were there every day.

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Dedham, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

We went her with the family for a little get away and hotel had everything we needed. The room we had in building 5 was outstanding. We had a full kitchen which came in handy. The service was always there to help. As everyone else mentions there is a seaweed problem at the beach which make it unusable but the... More 

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chester, nj
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

This is a beautiful beach at a wonderful old, now renovated, hotel on the Atlantic side of Barbados.

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