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Where to Stay and What to Do in Barbados this Fall

by Katie Skrzek

Oct 3, 2022

© Crane Resorts


Barbados entices family travelers with exciting fall offerings.


Where to Stay

The Crane Resort is the Caribbean’s first resort hotel. Originally opened in 1887, the restored and expanded property offers 252 luxury residences and suites. The Crane opened Beach Houses in 2021. Located on Barbados’ east coast, the property offers nine one- to three-bedroom homes. Guests may also utilize the facilities at The Crane Resort. The all-inclusive Crystal Cove by Elegant Hotels is a perfect option for families. Take advantage of creative activities and lagoon-style pool facilities. Colony Club by Elegant Hotels boasts an impressive Rum Vault, with more 150 rums from around the world. The property is also home to swimming pools and various entertainment options. The all-inclusive Waves Hotel & Spa is ideal for a wellness getaway. Visit the resort’s spa and utilize complimentary yoga classes and mindfulness activities.


Crystal Cove

Crystal Cove © Elegant Hotels


What to Do

Barbados Jazz Excursion and Gold Tournament takes place Oct. 6–10. Barbadian recording artist Elan Trotman hosts the festival, full of concerts and charity golfing. Barbados is known as a culinary hot spot in the Caribbean. The annual Barbados Food & Rum Festival takes places Oct. 27–30. The celebration of cuisine and culture includes food and beverage experiences from local and international chefs, wine experts and mixologists.


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