Decorating & Design

January 2, 2018

15 Lessons On Island Style From An Iconic Barbados Hotel

There is much to love about Barbados — pink sugar sand beaches, warm azure waters, tropical breezes… but the island is also home to The Crane, the oldest continuously operating hotel in the Caribbean. Perched on a cliff in the southeast coast in St. Philips, this circa-1887 hotel has been a magnet for stars (dating way back to Buffalo Bill Cody, who paid his tab with a gold watch, to Prince Harry, who popped by for lunch during the island’s Independence Day celebrations in November). Let’s break down the historic and Bajan design components that give The Crane such enchanting, enduring style.

Author: Wendy Jacob

Courtesy The Crane