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⚡Early June Special! 6/2-6/9 Only $16900+!⚡ Ultimate Luxury Home w/ Resort Pool!

Bedrooms 8
Half Baths1
Space 8,000 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 4 - 7 nights


About the property

8 Bedroom, 8.5 Bath. Large Pool, Amazing Outdoor Kitchen/Space. Very Spacious!

"The Splash", located at 3463 Scenic Highway Rte. 98, Destin, Fl, 32541, is the PREMIER HOME in Destin. This stunning home was built in 2015, and is the perfect playground for:






From the AMAZING pool with swim up lagoon bar to the gorgeous Gulf views, SPLASH is the best of the best!

With three stories and over 7,000 square feet of indoor space, this home offers room for 32 guests in beds. Within the home are 8 bedrooms, 8.5 bathrooms, and 22 flat screen TVs. Enjoy sweeping gulf views and an additional 3,000 square feet of covered living areas outside.

Relax in luxury with The Splash's amazing outdoor lagoon style may think they're at a Las Vegas resort! The 100,000 gallon salt water pool cost $500, 000 to construct. It is sure not to disappoint. The outdoor area also offers a built in bar which walks down into the pool area. Guests can swim up to the bar and hang loose on the underwater bar stools, or relax in the 12person hot tub. There is also a large lanai area with plenty of seating, a large flat screen TV and fireplace. Grill up an amazing dinner on the large gas grill located just beside the lanai area on the back deck.

Come, relax and enjoy at "The Splash !"

* The private pool/spa can be heated for an additional amount

($100/day or $595/wk)

* Elevator usage requires a $250 fee

Floor Layout

First Floor (Sleeps 10)

1 King Suite with 2 built in twin beds with walk-in shower (bunk) (sleeps 4)

Bunk Nook featuring two queen beds (sleeps 4)

Full bath with walk-in shower. Accessible from inside home or pool deck

King bedroom (sleeps 2)


Laundry Room with 1 washer and 1 dryer

Game Room featuring pool table and foosball with large TV and full size fridge

Two car garage

Second Floor (Sleeps 4)

King Suite with private bath featuring a walk-in shower and small private balcony (sleeps 2)

King Suite with private bath featuring a walk-in shower (sleeps 2)

1/2 Bath

Gourmet Kitchen featuring a two full size refrigerators, full size wine fridge, double oven, 8 burner gas range, 2 dishwashers, ice maker, and a large pantry

Large balcony with outdoor dining for 10

Living Area featuring a large flat screen TV and fireplace with balcony access

Large Dining Area featuring two dining tables with seating for 20

Third Floor (Sleeps 20)

Sitting Area with large flat screen TV and sleeper sofa (sleeps 2)

Balcony off of seating area with table and chairs

Bunk Room with 4 queen beds and 2 twin beds and a private bath featuring a large walk-in, double headed shower. (sleeps 10)

East Master King Suite with whirlpool tub and separate walk-in shower. Also has access to balcony and rooftop terrace (sleeps 2)

Bunk Nook with two twin beds just outside the East master king suite. (sleeps 2)

West Master King Suite with whirlpool tub and separate walk-in shower. (sleeps 2)

King Suite with private bath featuring a walk-in shower (sleeps 2)

Laundry Room featuring 2 washers and 2 dryers

Rooftop Terrace with outdoor furniture

Pool Deck:

Incredible Pool/Lagoon

Large Grilling Area with huge gas grill and 2 gas burners, ice maker and mini fridge

Lanai Area with fireplace and large flat screen tv

Walk-in bar located within pool with mini fridge and sink

Abundant seating located throughout the outdoor area

Our concierge can arrange golf, dining, water sports, fishing trips and other services prior to your visit or during your stay.

*Check In – 4PM (Central)

*Check Out – 9AM (Central)

*Weddings/Events – If held on property additional $500.00 fee is required.

*there is a $300 pet fee

* Any wedding/event/reception , elevator usage, pets on premise without owner knowledge, your security deposit is forfeited.

More Details

Charles Barone
Member since: 2016
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 19, 2018

About Charles Barone

Welcome to our VRBO site.....

We fell absolutely in love with Destin on a visit a few years ago. Being from Buffalo,NY, we definitely need to get away during the winter months... I'm getting to old for 150" of snow and sub zero temps from December to March.

With that said, we know what we expect when we need a great place to vacation at.....LARGE POOL, GRILLING AREA, WATER VIEW, ENTERTAINMENT, BIG KITCHEN/DINING AREAS, ENOUGH BEDROOMS TO ACCOMMODATE 30+ PEOPLE....

When we saw SPLASH, I couldn't believe my had everything we wished for.

Being a builder back home, I'm critical of everyone's work, but this house was built PERFECT .... it's truly a masterpiece!!

Being the owner/operator, our hearts are in your stay.... we want you to have the best vacation experience at SPLASH . I'm accessible all of the time and available to speak with you personally from the moment you make your first inquiry about SPLASH.

We look forward to hosting your group soon!

Cheers 😎🌴🍸

Chuck Barone


Charles Barone purchased this house in 2016

Why Charles Barone chose Crystal Beach

Beautiful luxury home featuring an amazing outdoor entertainment areas &beautiful Views of the Gulf of Mexico! Spacious living areas and bedrooms... Simply "Best'n Destin".

What makes this house unique

Very large pool featuring underwater bar stools and an in-ground bar located within the pool! Outdoor fireplace, kitchen and bar. Over 3000 square feet of covered outdoor is never an issue!


Crystal Beach House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 8000 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 34
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets considered ...
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome ...
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Lake View ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Water View ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Elevator ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Garage ...
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 18 people
  • 8 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , Located in First Floor King Suite
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , Located in First Floor King Suite
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower , Located off of Pool Deck
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , Located by Kitchen on Second Floor
    Bathroom 5 - toilet , shower , Located in Second Floor King Suite
    Bathroom 6 - toilet , shower , Located in Second Floor King Suite
    Bathroom 7 - toilet , shower , Located in Third Floor Bunk Room
    Bathroom 8 - toilet , shower , jetted tub , Located in Third Floor Master King Suite
    Bathroom 9 - toilet , shower , jetted tub , Located in Third Floor Master King Suite
  • Amazing craftsmanship with all tile, granite, and quartz appointments ... No costs were spared in finishing these beautiful bathrooms with the finest fixtures and lighting available today.
  • 8 Bedrooms, Sleeps 34
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , 2 bunk bed , *1st floor "King Suite w/ twin bunks" (sleeps 4)
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king , *1st floor "King Suite" closest to pool, game rm & elevator
    Bedroom 3 - 1 king , *2nd floor "SouthWest King Suite"
    Bedroom 4 - 1 king , *2nd floor "King Suite" w/private balcony overlooking pool
    Bedroom 5 - 1 king , *3rd floor "East Master King Suite" (nearest to elevator)
    Bedroom 6 - 6 bunk bed , *3rd Floor "Bunk Room" w/4 Queen & 2 Twin Bunks (sleeps 10)
    Bedroom 7 - 1 king , *3rd Floor "East King Suite" w/gulf views & balcony access
    Bedroom 8 - 1 king , *3rd Floor "West King Suite" w/private balcony & gulf views
  • ALSO....There are built in bunk nooks located on the FIRST FLOOR with two queen beds(sleeps 4, closest to entry way) and another built in bunk nook located on the THIRD FLOOR with two twin beds(sleeps 2, closest to 3rd floor deck and has Gulf views!) The sofa on the THIRD FLOOR TV SITTING AREA unfolds into a queen sleeper too (sleeps 2). Last but not least, the 4TH FLOOR OBSERVATION DECK allows guests unobstructed 360° views of the ENTIRE EMERALD COAST. Accessible by a spiral staircase from the third floor deck, lounge chairs await you for this breathtaking experience....careful coming down 😎 !
  • DVD Player
  • Foosball
  • Game Room ...
  • Games
  • Pool Table
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Private Pool ...
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • shuffleboard
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing


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average rating of 5.0 based on 26 reviews
Newark, DE

Splash is More Than a splash, It's a Sky High Dive Into Luxury !!!

  • 5 of 5

While searching for a vacation rental on VRBO the Splash home caught my attention. Another thing that I noticed were the reviews written by others about Splash. The reviews were very positive and led you to want to find out more about Splash. Our traveling group have been vacationing together well before the millennium time period. Our travels have taken us to a few states with some awesome vacation rentals. So, when we actually saw Splash with it's open air outdoor entertainment area and the impressive decorum inside we were certainly impressed to say the least. Spectacular views of the gulf warranted many hours of just starring outside.

We fell in love with everything about Splash. The surround sound feature added a touch of ambience and tranquility. The pool area lights at night are subtle and unimposing adding a translucent vision of the swim up bar and whirlpool. The hugh kitchen brought the joy of making meals fun, and the observation tower with scenic views of the gulf are just a few of the features that make this house a five star stand out.

A dream vacation is one in which you do just that, but beyond the dream itself is the reality. Yes, Splash is a real vacation home for those seeking something out of the ordinary. (It is all that and a bag of chips). We took our vacation to a new level by treating ourselves to all the benefits that Spash had to offer such as those listed in the VRBO description. We were totally amazed and relaxed knowing that such an exquisite house had so much to offer.

The owners of Splash, Chuck and Lori are within easy reach before, and during the rental process. They get back to you within an hour or in most cases answer the phone when you call initially. They are phenomenal owners that desire the very best vacation experience for renters. It is because of them that our vacation was uniquely fantastic.


  • Submitted: Feb 3, 2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Mrs.G: Many thanks for taking the time to write such a wonderful review. But I must tell you that it’s folks like you that inspire me to be a good human being. I was the lucky one here ... being able to host and meet you, your family & friends was an awesome experience...y’all are beautiful people! I hope to stay in touch with you and look forward to meeting again in the near future. Respectfully, Charles, owner
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One of the best decision I ever made was having my wedding at this house.

  • 5 of 5

Every single detail of the house was perfect. The owner is as laid back and as nice a they come. I can't even explain how happy I am with the entire experience. We will definitely be renting this house again in the future! All 42 people who attended the wedding were blown away with the house.

  • Submitted: Nov 16, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Matt and Emily… It was so great meeting you, your family, and your friends… Just looking at how happy the both of you were reminded me of my own daughter and son-in-law‘s wedding and the elation they felt during the days leading up to their wedding. I’m glad we exchanged numbers and became Facebook friends… I look forward to following both of you during this great adventure and all the wonderful events that come with being married. Best wishes always, Chuck Owner, SPLASH
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  • 5 of 5

Where do I begin? The most amazing place to call home for a week. "Splash" made a perfect place for to stay for my friends' wedding! Of course, my first impression upon the house page was amazing. Chuck and Lori made the process a breeze. Local Destin vendor information supplied by them was spot on! The house is absolutely spectacular. We enjoyed the wedding so much serveral other guests have already booked trips back next year! The pictures do not do it justice. Its like living in your own private resort across the street from the beach. You have literally everything you'll ever need. "Everyone had said they actually had to pinch themselves that they were staying here"!

We couldn't of been happier. It is perfect for a wedding, any type of entertaining, or just a family or friend trip, vacation. The area is absolutely gorgeous and so much to do at your fingertips, (that is if you ever want to leave this spectacular place!)

  • Submitted: Oct 12, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dave.... I'm so happy that you had an enjoyable experience at SPLASH. The wedding couple was adorable and we thoroughly enjoyed working with them every step of the way. I look forward to hosting many of you again next year....happy holidays y'all !! Chuck 😎�🌴�🍸�
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Better than we ever imagined!!!

  • 5 of 5

Absolutely the best place we've ever stayed, ridiculous house, unbelievable views,amazing pool that Trumps most resort pools I've ever seen. The best thing about this place is the owners! They went above and beyond what we ever expected. They made sure our wedding and vacation at the house was the Best week of our lives! The look on our guests faces when they walk into the Splash house priceless. Everything at the house is top notch and they didn't skimp on a single thing there. Thank you so much Chuck and Lori, we can't wait to book for next year!!

  • Submitted: Sep 17, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: I am so happy that you thoroughly enjoyed SPLASH… As you know, I was there the week before and worked very hard to make sure everything was perfect… I'm glad it exceeded your expectations. Please stay in touch and call me anytime… Look forward to hosting you again next year. Chuck
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Splach made a bad weather week a lot better

  • 5 of 5

We really enjoyed the house. With a house this big there is always little things you are going to find that needs addressing. And the owner, Chuck, jumped on them right away. The pool is great and the house is very nice. The only thing I heard negative from our stay, and this is very minor, is a couple of the wifes said the kitchen utensils needed updated/was lacking a little. But I know things seem to grow legs and disapear with rentals. I did not here excatly what items they were talking about, sorry. But don't let this keep you from staying here. This is truley a five star house. And I'm sure Chuck will address this a soon as he sees this.

Mark- South Carolina

  • Submitted: Jun 20, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Mark… Thank you for taking the time to write a review. And you are right, most of our utensils find legs and disappear… Every month or so we have to replenish and it sounds like it's time to do it again. Thanks for being helpful and treating the house as if it was yours… Your input was invaluable. I wish I could have controlled the weather but it sounds like the game room came in handy and the pool and outdoor areas made this a great stay. Please feel free to call me anytime and I look forward to hosting you and your group again in the near future. Your friend , Chuck
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Absolutely Stunning & Amazing Vacation Home/Wedding Venue

  • 5 of 5

I am familiar with the Destin area and was looking for a house for our destination wedding. When I saw the photos of the Splash house I knew this was the house we had to rent for our wedding trip! One thing I liked about this rental was that 7 days isn't required nor is Saturday-Saturday, which is often the case in Destin with a house this large. Due to the flexibility that the owners offers it makes The Splash even better! The owner Chuck is an amazing owner and host. He truly wants his guests to have the best possible experience and believe me we definitely did, it is a trip that will be talked about for decades! We booked over a year in advance and any messages or calls we sent to him he responded to right away, he is an amazing and very accommodating owner and host. He truly wants his guests to have the best possible experience and we did!

We had just 17 adults staying in the house and we were usually either outside or in the kitchen and the house never felt crowded in the slightest! Even during our wedding night it still didn't feel crowded at all. The house is immaculate and gorgeous! Everyone was blown away by the house and the pool. I mean a swim up bar all to! This pool has so much room to hang out in and the hot tub was awesome! The house roof top 4th floor gives you an amazing view of sunsets or sunrises. There are tons of balconies, 3 sets of washers and dryers, an enormous kitchen with everything you can imagine in it, an elevator, the most spectacular outdoor living space and the house is right across the street from the most beautiful beach in the country!

The only downfall of the Splash house is feeling like you don't want to leave to go to the beach or dinner or anything, I mean why leave when you have such an amazing place! At the end of our trip when we left the house I felt really sad to be leaving such an amazing house and we really hope we stay at The Splash again one day soon! Thank you Chuck and Lori for sharing/renting your home, we loved and cherish every minute we had there :)

  • Submitted: Jun 5, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Erica and Juan.... You two were an awesome couple ! My biggest joy was being able to meet both of you and your family/friends.....everybody was sooooo nice and thrilled to be there to celebrate your special day. I've been following you on Facebook and it looks like you're living life to the fullest....I'm very happy for y'all and elated SPLASH contributed to your new life's together. Stay in the touch and I hope to see you again soon.... best wishes always, Your friend Chuck, owner
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Nearest Airport
20 Miles
Northwest Florida Regional Airport (VPS)
Nearest Barpub
0.2 Miles
The Crab Trap Oyster House & Beach Bar
Nearest Golf
1 Miles
Regatta Bay and Kelly Plantation
Nearest Motorway
0.5 Miles
U.S. Highway 98
Nearest Restaurant
0.2 Miles
The Crab Trap Oyster House & Beach Bar
Nearest Beach
0.2 Miles
Crab Trap Beach

SPLASH is located in the Crystal Beach community of Destin. Located just 1 mile from the Destin Commons( shopping galore!)you will have plenty of options for shopping, dining and recreation. Our home is 0.1 miles east from The Crab Trap Oyster and Beach Bar. The bar features an ocean front walk-up bar & public restroom facilities. Crystal Beach offers the perfect balance of convenience and solitude.

We occasionally walk to Camille's for coffee (about 5min to the west), 790 On The Beach for happy hour( about a 4min walk to the west....ask for JJ , he makes the best cocktails ever!), or Pompano Joes for casual fun food, lots of fresh/reasonably priced seafood dishes( about 1.5miles to the east....usually go there with our bathing suits/t shirts on as it's on the beach and boasts a great happy hour from 3-5pm people watching too!)




Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning fee $995
Pet Fee $300
Refundable damage deposit $1,000
Tax Rate 11.0%

A $500 wedding fee is assessed for any wedding held at SPLASH. Although the home has been built to withstand "wear and tear", an extraordinary amount of activity occurs during your wedding. Excess garbage/removal, extra cleaning , and routine sink drain maintenance after your stay is required. The entire fee is spent performing the above.
****Deposits are non-refundable****

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.

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