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Crane Beach, Barbados - Wrecked!!

An April 2006 trip to Barbados by ChrisJBrady

Crane Beach - whats left of it Photo, Barbados, Caribbean More Photos
Quote: Crane Beach, once one of the best in the world, has been wrecked by wall-to-wall sun loungers.

Crane Beach, Barbados - Wrecked!!

Overview

Crane Beach - what's left of it Photo, Barbados, Caribbean
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There are no highlights worth mentioning to this beach. Just see the photo we took.

Quick Tips:

Avoid the beach, there are far better ones, for example at Sandy Bay in Worthing.

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Crane Beach - Wrecked !!

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Story/Tip

Crane Beach - what's left of it Photo, Barbados, Caribbean
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Crane Beach, Barbados - WRECKEDWhat was one of the better beaches in the World has effectively and practically been wrecked - not by Hurricanes but by the swamping of the beach by sun-loungers apparently belonging to the nearby Crane Hotel, along with broken glass, rubbish, metal beer bottle tops, and other detritus presumably left by guests and not cleared up by the beach staff.A few weeks ago we ventured out to Crane Beach on the South Coast of Barbados. Our guide book "Barbados Directions - Accurate, Reliable, Informative" by Rough Guides (nominally dated: 2004) states "... it's still a fetching place [the hotel] and worth a look even if you're not staying (a fee of B$5 is charged f...Read More