Big Bear has been a go to Southern California mountain escape for decades. In the summer you can have a great time boating on the lake or exploring hiking trails, and in winter you can do some great skiing in the nearby mountains.
More lively and busy than nearby Lake Arrowhead, Big Bear is a perfect destination if you want to have your own cabin but also be close to some great amenities.
Keep reading to find our recommendations for some of the very best AirBnB rentals in Big Bear, including gorgeous A-Frame, vintage log cabins, and luxury escapes for your next girls getaway in California!
This picture perfect A-Frame cabin is probably exactly what you had in mind when you thought of a Big Bear getaway!
If you want to spend your time at home, this AirBnB has you covered with a large hot tub on the deck, a great BBQ for grilling up your own meals, and even a vintage wood burning stove to warm up to at night!
- Sleeps: 7 guests
- Size: 3 bedrooms / 5 beds / 2 bath
- Price: Starting at $296 per night
If you love the outdoors but also love luxury, then look no further than The Cabin on Catalina!
This beautifully designed AirBnB looks like it was taken straight from a fairytale. Tons of natural lights flows through the many windows and skylights, along with very high end furnishings like a Smeg refrigerator.
If you need to get some work done (or everyone in your group wants to stream the Bachelor at the same time), the cabin has some of the fastest wifi in all of Big Bear! Take your iPad out to the hot tub with a glass of wine for your perfect girls’ night in.
Whether you want to spend the night in with friends or go out on the slopes, this is a great cabin for your group to stay.
- Sleeps: 6 guests
- Size: 3 bedrooms / 6 beds / 2 baths
- Price: Check Latest Prices
Need more space for your getaway to Big Bear? Then you can’t do much better than your own private lake front estate!
The Estate at Mallard Bay is one of the few large AirBnBs for rent right next to the water.
With room for 14 guests, your group will have plenty of space to spread out and relax. Take your pick between the front and back redwood decks, warm up in the hot tub, or take advantage of the large gated back yard!
- Sleeps: 14 guests
- Size: 4 bedrooms / 8 beds / 3 baths
- Price: Check Latest Prices
This unique log cabin retreat will have you living out your mountain dreams!
With room for up to 16 guests, this is the ultimate retreat or special event location to give you all those nature vibes. The house itself is huge at over 4,600 square feet, and the property is equally large on 1 1/2 acres!
Gather your friends in the massive great room or wander the land around the property to gaze at the stars. There are all sorts of other fun amenities in this cabin as well, from a hot tub, to a ping pong table, and a pool table!
Also, this is one of the few pet friendly AirBnBs so you can bring your furry friend for your weekend getaway!
- Sleeps: 16 guests
- Size: 4 bedrooms / 8 beds / 5.5 baths
- Price: Starting at $495 per night
This newly built designer chalet certainly lives up to its name!
Enjoy your evenings indoors with a huge game room and wet bar, or prepare your meals in the large chef’s kitchen. Or hit the slopes on your girls’ winter getaway!
- Sleeps: 12 guests
- Size: 4 bedrooms / 5 beds / 4 baths
- Price: Starting at $436/night
Ready To Book Your Stay?
We hope this list has helped you find some of the best rentals in Big Bear! Whether it is for fun on the lake in summer or skiing the slopes in winter, Big Bear is a great weekend destination in Southern California.
You should also consider nearby some of the great Lake Arrowhead AirBnBs located a short drive away.
If you are looking for a more desert vibe, be sure to check out our favorite AirBnBs in nearby Joshua Tree.
Do you know of a unique AirBnB that belongs on our list? Let us know in the comments below!
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