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Splash - Swim with Dolphins, Snorkel, Kayak, Paddle Board

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The harbor view from Splash, with St. Thomas off in the distance

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Last updated: 07/23/2014
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  • Minimum stay:7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Great Cruz Bay villa description

Splash is located in a waterfront/beachfront setting on the tranquil, sparkling waters of Great Cruz Bay Harbor. The views from Splash are lovely, with sailboats floating peacefully on the palm-fringed bay in the foreground, and Pillsbury Sound, St. Thomas and blazing sunsets in the background. It's a short drive (5 minutes) to the restaurants and boutiques of Cruz Bay, and it’s also a short walk (5 minutes) to the restaurants, beach, fitness facilities and shops at the Westin Resort. Despite being near the Westin, Splash enjoys a quiet and peaceful setting, seemingly far removed from its neighbors. For those who love to be close by or in the Caribbean, Splash will delight.

Splash began as a fun loving beach house and was remodeled to become a more refined harborside villa with floor to ceiling stone walls, wide board mahogany floors, skylights, antique and custom built furniture, exterior gardens, and an interior pool. This is essentially a one level home, with the crow’s nest bedroom being the only room on the upper level. The great room contains the living and dining rooms, plus the kitchen and pool. The master bedroom and the guest bedroom are located on opposite ends of the great room and offer excellent privacy. There is a small bedroom with a bunk bed, which is great for children. The 4th crow's nest bedroom is outside access and is a charming, screened in bedroom, great for older teens.

Splash has three distinct deck/patios plus a small beach area. The main deck is located off the great room and has exquisite views, cushioned furniture and dining for 6. A half level below the main deck is a private patio under tall palm trees with an outdoor shower, a hammock and a table for 4. The sun patio is also a half level below the great room and consists of sand, lounge chairs, sunshine, and a tiki bar. The waters of the Caribbean are a half level below the patios, accessed by stairs that descend from a cut in the stone wall.

• A great villa for families with kids, especially kids who love to play in the water.

• The warm, exceptionally romantic ambiance of this villa also makes it one of our top recommendations for honeymooners and lovers. It’s a memory maker.

• A vacation home that has it all; a waterfront location, pool, a/c in 3 bedrooms, comfortable furnishings, lush landscaping, moderate privacy, sunsets and picture postcard views.

• You’re so close to the Caribbean that it’s almost like being on a boat, and the nautical sights and sounds of this quite harbor are wonderful.

• A superb location, 5 minutes from Cruz Bay and 10 seconds from swimming, snorkeling, kayaking and paddle boarding (snorkeling equipment, kayak's and paddle boards not included) in the tranquil, 82 degree Caribbean waters.

• Boaters have access to the deep water anchorages of Great Cruz Bay, allowing you to add boating activities to your agenda.

Property Type

  • Villa
  • 1800 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Suitability

          • Children Welcome
          • Non Smoking Only
          • Pets Not Allowed

          Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 8

          • Bedroom 1: 1 king

            The master bedroom, A/C, harbor view...moreless

          • Bedroom 2: 1 king

            The guest bedroom, king or two twins...moreless

          • Bedroom 3: 1 double

            The crows nest bedroom, great harbor views...moreless

          • Bedroom 4: 2 bunk bed

            ...moreless

          Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms

          • Bathroom 1: toilet, shower

            The master bath...moreless

          • Bathroom 2: toilet, shower

            The guest bedroom bath...moreless

          • Bathroom 3: toilet, shower

            The crows nest bath...moreless

          Kitchen & Dining

          • Dining:

            You're so close to the water it feels like you're dining on a boat, without the rocking. The harbor sights and sounds and soft summer breezes create a lovely dining room ...moreless

          • Kitchen
          • Refrigerator
          • Stove
          • Oven
          • Microwave
          • Dishwasher
          • Dishes & Utensils
          • Coffee Maker
          • Toaster
          • Seating for 8 people

          Amenities

          • Air Conditioning:

            bedrooms only, crow's nest bedroom does not have a/c...moreless

          • Linens Provided
          • Washing Machine
          • Clothes Dryer
          • Parking
          • Living Room
          • Iron & Board

          Entertainment

          • Television
          • Satellite / Cable
          • Stereo
          • DVD Player

          Communications

          • Internet
          • Telephone

          Pool & Spa

          • Indoor Pool

          Outdoor Features

          • Kayak / Canoe:

            Rent a kayak and explore the harbor...moreless

          • Deck / Patio
          • Outdoor Grill

          Theme

          • Family
          • Romantic
          • Sports & Activities

          Location & View

          • Oceanfront
          • Ocean View

          Activities

          • Duty Free Shops
          • Deepsea Fishing
          • Swimming
          • Sailing
          • Kayaking
          • Tennis
          • Snorkeling
          • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
          • Fitness Center
          • Medical Services
          • Massage Therapist
          • Laundromat
          • Groceries
          • ATM/Bank
          • Boating
          • Sight Seeing
          • Walking
          • Scenic Drives
          • Restaurants
          • Ruins
          • Parasailing
          • Snorkeling/Diving
           

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          Rental basis: Per property
          Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
          Off Season (2 person rate)
          Jul 11 - Dec 12, 2014
          7 night min stay

          $2,800

          Rates are based on 2 guests; add $55 per night, per additional guest

          In Season (2 person rate)
          Dec 13 - Dec 19, 2014
          7 night min stay

          $4,725

          Rates are based on 2 guests; add $30 per night, per additional guest

          Christmas/New Years
          Dec 20 - Jan 3, 2015
          7 night min stay

          $6,384
          In Season (2 person rate)
          Jan 4 - Apr 10, 2015
          7 night min stay

          $4,725

          Rates are based on 2 guests; add $30 per night, per additional guest


          Additional information about rental rates

          Fees:

          • Taxes Not included

          Notes:

          WEEKLY RENTAL RATES BASED ON # OF PEOPLE PER SEASON:

          IN Season: Dec 12, 2014 – April 10, 2015

          $4725/wk for 2 people $4900/wk for 3-4 $5110/wk for 5-6 $5320/wk for 7-8

          Christmas/New Years $6384/wk 2-6

          OFF Season: April 12, 2014 – Dec. 12, 2014

          $2800/wk for 2 people $3115/wk for 3-4 $3500/wk for 5-6 $3780/wk for7-8

          Thanksgiving - Off Season Rates Apply

          $500 Damage Deposit

          10% Hotel Tax/ 5% Service Charge

          50% due within 7 days of booking, Final payment due 60 days prior to arrival. Final payment for Christmas/New Years reservations is due 120 days prior to arrival.

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          Calendar

          Last updated: 07/23/2014
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          Location

          13 Miles
          Nearest Airport
          1 Miles
          Nearest Ferry
          0.3 Miles
          Nearest Beach
          beach
          0.3 Miles
          Nearest Barpub
          0.3 Miles
          Nearest Restaurant

          Car: Necessary

           

          Manager info

          Year Purchased: 2005

          About: Having traveled thru these beautiful azure blue seas for over 30 years now, I consider myself to be indeed a Pirate of the Caribbean and my heart definitely belongs to St.John... Yes all the other islands are beautiful as well but how do you describe St. John to someone who has never been here? St. John is God's canvas, 'undescribable breathtaking beauty, the emerald jewel of the Caribbean sea! All of these words have been spoken many times over...Just read any travel guide and you'll see St. John is at or near the top of their bucket list! But for those of us fortunate enough to be able to visit here often or even own a small piece of the island, we realize St. John is well beyond physical beauty, it has a rhythm that's all it's own...It's 'pulsating' rhythm captures the beat of it's roots, history, people, culture and it has an overall 'VIBE' that ties your heartstrings in knots so you can't let go...This island's very essence is intoxicating and draws you back time and time again... By fate and luck my career brought me to the Caribbean in the first place. Owning a large promotion agency out of Tampa, FL and having Joseph E. Seagram as an account, my task at hand at the time was to launch an unknown brand called Captain Morgan Spiced Rum throughout the USA, Caribbean and Europe! What opportunity and fun it was to be able to tell the tales of the real Captain Henry Morgan , share his rum with adult landlubbers and offer on a silver platter the fantasy to even snowbirds in 30 below temperatures in rural America the chance to sail the high seas...People couldn't get enough!!! So after 16 years, 65,000 promotions and events worldwide and a treasure chest full of over $2,000,000 in gold and silver doubloons, my crew and I set sail to St. John , bought Villa Splash and havn't looked back since..., 'A Dream Becomes Reality!' June 2005

          Why Great Cruz Bay:
          This area of St.John still gives you the sense of living on a tropical island, yet offers all the amenities, necessities and the comforts of home! You are literally 5-10 minutes from everything but you still feel ike your on vacation without a care in the world...

          The Unique Benefits at this Villa:
          Where do I begin, because the list of unique benefits is endless... Villa Splash captures the 'essence' of a wonderful Caribbean vacation and is indeed 'A MEMORY MAKER...' Whether you want the 'hustle and bustle' of the island's tourist attractions, 'fun and sun watersports,' or want the peace, solitude and tranquility of a lazy afternoon nap in the crowsnest or a good book in the backyard hammock splash offers something special for everybody... Many people have stayed at Splash thru the years and everyone agrees it's benefits and beauty are unsupassed! Some people have even booked splash 4-6 times! Oh by the way a little trivia for you to share...Villa Splash was originally named after a very friendly female bottle nosed dolphin who frequently swims our harbor looking for handouts of the 'CATCH OF THE DAY' from the local fishermen! Be sure to be on the lookout as she is not camera shy and she makes for a great photo opportunity! Yes, my fellow castaways, does life get any better than the 'lure' of the Caribbean Sea, droping anchor at Villa Splash, a pina colada at your own backyard tiki bar made with Captain Morgan Spiced Rum? I don't think so, why go anywhere else you're already in 'paradise', living the DREAM... 'IT'S A PIRATES LIFE FOR ME,' 'Arrgh,' Barb Baker/Owner


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          Speaks: english

           

          Photos

          • The harbor view from Splash, with St. Thomas off in the distance

            The harbor view from Splash, with St. Thomas off in the distance

          • Splash viewed from a boat in the harbor

            Splash viewed from a boat in the harbor

          • The exterior deck

            The exterior deck

          • Looking into the living room

            Looking into the living room

          • The exterior dining table also has a lovely harbor view

            The exterior dining table also has a lovely harbor view

          • There is a pass through from the kitchen to the dining room

            There is a pass through from the kitchen to the dining room

          • A cut in the seawall provides steps for swimming, snorkeling and paddle boarding in the turquoise Caribbean waters

            A cut in the seawall provides steps for swimming, snorkeling and paddle boarding in the turquoise Caribbean waters

          • The master bedroom

            The master bedroom

          • The crows  nest bedroom has the best view of the harbor

            The crows nest bedroom has the best view of the harbor

          • The guest bedroom can be made up as two twin beds or a king bed

            The guest bedroom can be made up as two twin beds or a king bed

          • There is also a small room with 2 bunk beds for children

            There is also a small room with 2 bunk beds for children

          • The entry to Splash

            The entry to Splash

          • Splash

            Splash

          • Sunset over St. Thomas, viewed from Splash

            Sunset over St. Thomas, viewed from Splash

          • The living room overlooks the harbor

            The living room overlooks the harbor

          • The interior dining room sits on the edge of the harbor and offers a truly lovely spot to enjoy memorable dining experiences

            The interior dining room sits on the edge of the harbor and offers a truly lovely spot to enjoy memorable dining experiences

          • The kitchen

            The kitchen

          • The interior pool is located under a screened skylight that provides lots of sunshine

            The interior pool is located under a screened skylight that provides lots of sunshine

          • The pool has a bench seat so you can sit partially emerged in the pool and eat, drink, read or relax

            The pool has a bench seat so you can sit partially emerged in the pool and eat, drink, read or relax

          • The master bedroom has a scenic harbor view

            The master bedroom has a scenic harbor view

          • Another view of the crows nest bedroom, with the bath in the rear

            Another view of the crows nest bedroom, with the bath in the rear

          • Another view of the guest bedroom

            Another view of the guest bedroom

          • The tiki bar adds a splash of fun

            The tiki bar adds a splash of fun

          • Paddle boarders quietly glide past Splash

            Paddle boarders quietly glide past Splash

          VRBO #513760

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          Date last modified - Thursday, June 19, 2014

          $2,800 - $6,384 per week (USD)
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          4 Bedroom / 3 Bathroom
          Sleeps 8

          View calendar: Updated 07/23/14
          Minimum stay: 7 nights
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