Big Bear Lake is a great vacation spot for anyone and everyone. Although widely known for its ski slopes and hiking trails, the Southern California city also offers great boutiques, gift shops, and restaurants. And with all the activities comes the warmest and comfiest Airbnbs Big Bear has to offer.
So whether you're planning on going skiing or snowboarding or whether you want to hike the San Bernardino National Forest trails, you can expect to find some of the best Airbnbs in Big Bear for your trip. From modern A-frames to rustic cabins, here are 11 stylish and homey vacation rentals to choose from.
Airbnb Big Bear: 11 Vacation Rentals for the Perfect Cozy Getaway
1. Whiskey Ridge Chalet
This cozy, bohemian A-frame is made for couples or a small group of friends, up to four guests in two bedrooms. Its large windows add to its refreshing atmosphere by allowing plenty of natural light within its space. Its convenient location is near the Alpine Zoo, Big Bear Mountain Ski Resort, Big Bear Lake, and the Village. There are also plenty of hiking trails just walking distance from your cabin.
2. Big Bear Treehouse
This retro Airbnb rental is furnished with both vintage and modern mid-century style furniture for a comfortable, nostalgic feel that complements the access it has to the San Bernardino National Forest. The back deck provides a warm lounging area, but also leads to the many hiking trails you have to explore. You'll also be a 13-minute drive from the ski slopes at Bear Mountain Ski Resort and a 14-minute drive to the shops and restaurants at Big Bear Village.
3. Nordik Eskape
This Scandinavian Hideaway is perfect to come home to after a long day of skiing or snowboarding. Relax on the hammock or dine on the gorgeous deck while the fire's going or unwind inside the spacious living area with its 22-foot ceilings and two-story window walls. The superhosts said, "Experience the cozy light of a fire while nestled high amongst the tree tops, in our pet free home."
4. Getaway Mountain Cabin
This classy Big Bear Lake cabin rental features modern luxuries with a rustic atmosphere, with Wi-Fi access and cable TV including, HBO, Showtime, and Cinemax. If you want to hang out outside, lounge around on the tastefully decorated wraparound deck that holds an outdoor spa, a fire pit, and a barbecue grill. Although there's space for up to four guests, this Airbnb is not pet-friendly in taking preventative measures against allergies.
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5. Treehaus Chalet
This mid-century Moonridge chalet was renovated back in the 1960s and hugs a hillside that overlooks the ski slopes under the shade of an ancient, giant Juniper tree. With blended vintage and playful alpine decor, the space offers a warm atmosphere within while providing extraordinary panoramic mountain views from every room. Snuggle up by the cozy fireplace underneath the high, vaulted beam ceilings or go star gazing on deck at night.
6. A-Frame Cabin
This cozy and warm A-frame provides a homey feel with its wooden paneling and also by residing in a more quiet neighborhood. Check-in is made easy with the coded door, and you, along with up to five other guests, can use the fully outfitted kitchen, the smart TVs, and the bathroom with heated floors and a rain shower.
7. Big Bear Lake Hideaway
This Big Bear Lake Airbnb is close to the lake, the Village, Meadow Park, and the Snow Summit Ski Resort. The best breakfast place in town, the Grizzly Manor, is also just around the corner. Dip into the hot tub jacuzzi in front of the cabin to intake the refreshing lake views or stay inside and play board games with the whole family. The hosts ask that you just make sure to bring some extra towels if you plan to take a dip and firewood if you want to use the fire pit.
8. Snow Summit Cozy Cabin
Adorned with mostly white furnishings and decor, this modern townhouse condo encapsulates the snowy atmosphere from the outdoors. With mountain biking and hiking trails nearby, this place is the perfect option for you and up to six others to come relax after a long day. It's also just minutes away from Meadow Park and the Village shops.
9. Ski-In, Ski-Out Mountain Escape
This two-story mountain escape boasts a private hot tub and a three-minute walk to the lift for skiing and snowboarding. It also has a pool, two saunas, and a game room with a pool table. The living room has two full-sized sleeper sofas and rocker, and the master bedroom features a comfy California king bed and smart TV. Enjoy a coffee on the outside deck at a table made for two, or take advantage of the private hot tub for a relaxing soak.
10. Alterra Cabin
Located on the north side of Big Bear Lake, this mid-century A-frame mountain cabin is made for the perfect weekend getaway. Enjoy panoramic views of both Bear Mountain and Snow Summit on the expansive deck, explore the San Bernardino National Forest hiking trails just three houses away, or stay warm inside with all the board games, puzzles, and books.
11. Cozy Lakefront Lodge
If you're traveling with a bigger group, this Airbnb is a great option for you. Holding up to eight guests, you can enjoy nights under the vaulted ceilings with the fireplace going or relax on one of the two large decks in the hot tub, with mountain and lake views to behold. The retreat offers a homey environment with a combination of modern and rustic decor and furnishings.
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