Big Bear Lake & Mountains Holidays Vacation Rentals, Cabins, Condos to Rent, Holiday Homes

Big Bear Lake is a four season resort nestled in the heart of the San Bernardino National Forest which was, until 1908, home to grizzly bears.

It is the largest lake in Southern California measuring 7 miles long and up to a mile wide and sits at a lofty 2134m. Being an all year round destination, it has action packed summers and snow sports during the winter at its two premier mountain resorts - Big Bear Mountain and Snow Summit.

The main town around the lake is known as the "Village" and is the main hub for shopping, cafes, bars and a very good selection of restaurants from casual to fine dining serving all types of local and international cuisine.

Key facts...
State California
Nearest airport Ontario Airport (59 miles)
Nearest train station San Bernardino
Restaurants 30+
Lakeside beaches
Spa & wellness
Car recommended
Local ski resorts

Featured Big Bear Cabins

Big Bear Lake Vacation Rentals

The vacation rentals around Big Bear Lake are a mix of cabins, lodges, lakeside houses and condos. The main things people look for in a vacation rental during the summer is a BBQ and during the winter a log fire and you'll find that most Big Bear Lake cabins and lodges are equipped with both!

big bear lake vacation rentals, cabins for rent

Renting a cabin or condo is great value when compared to hotel prices and cater for couples on weekend breaks to family vactions and groups. Whether its a mountainside lodge close to the ski resorts or lakeside cabin, there is a large selection of holiday rentals for all budgets and tastes.

Seasonal Activities

Big Bear Lake is a place to visit any time of year and there is never a dull moment. some of the more popular activities include....

  • Skiing at Big Bear Mountain or Snow Summit
  • Snowshoeing
  • Lake boat tours
  • Water skiing, jetski & sailing
  • Kayaking & Canoe
  • Fishing
  • Hiking trails
  • Mountain biking
  • Ziplining
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Our view on Big Bear Lake

Big Bear Lake is best described as one of those lakes & mountains destinations you will go back to time after time. A very pretty area, full of life, excellent value and a perfect family holiday destination.