One of the most popular mountain getaways in southern California, Big Bear is a destination that over delivers in both summer and winter. Set in San Bernardino National Forest, during hot months, visitors boat on the lake, lounge on the beach, or take on the biking and hiking trails. During winter, skiers and snowboarders hit the slopes at Snow Summit or Bear Mountain. As far as lodging goes, vacation rentals are the preferred option, and luxury cabins in Big Bear abound.

With so many Big Bear luxury cabins to choose from, we set out to narrow the list down to only the very best in the area. As with all our lodging guides, we’ve tried to cater to different budgets and group sizes, and there are also numerous pet-friendly homes and properties with jacuzzis.

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14 Top Luxury Cabins in Big Bear, CA

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Four Seasons

Sleeps 9 | 4 Bedrooms | 3 Bathrooms

Just 2 hours northeast of LA, this lofty cabin has sky-high ceilings, enormous viewing windows, and plenty of rustic yet modern charm. Just a 5-minute drive from both Big Bear Lake and Snow Summit Ski Resort, the location is perfect for an active retreat. Whether it’s hiking and watersports in the summer or carving up the snow in winter, this Big Bear vacation rental is an ideal getaway for the whole family. VIP add-on services include airport pick-up, daily cleaning, and fridge fills.

Rates average $366 per night. Check availability and book on PlumGuide.

Fine Print: Minimum stay varies. Rate inclusive of cleaning and service fees. Free cancellation up to 30 days before check-in. Family-friendly. Pets are not allowed.

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Star Lake

Sleeps 10 | 3 Bedrooms | 3 Bathrooms

Just a 3-minute drive from the lakefront, Star Lake offers a quiet, private location where nights can be spent stargazing from the hot tub. Features include a central communal area with a fireplace, an outdoor terrace, and a barbecue, plus a games room in the garage. The three bedrooms and three bathrooms are perfect for busy families or up to 8 friends.

Rates start at $365 per night. Check availability and book on PlumGuide.

Fine Print: Minimum stay varies depending on season. Rate inclusive of cleaning and service fees. Free cancellation up to 30 days before check-in. Kid-friendly. Pets are not allowed.

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Luxury on the Lake

Sleeps 14 | 6 Bedrooms | 5 Bathrooms

This luxury lakefront retreat has all of the amenities you would expect from a high-end home. It was featured in Condé Nast Traveler as one of the best Big Bear vacation rentals around. The upper floor houses 3 king-size beds, while the 3 lower-level rooms sleep up to 8 people, all with vast windows that showcase its perfect location between the lake and mountains. The outdoor deck is the ideal place to relax; with ample seating, a grill, hot tub, and ping pong table. You can also preorder sommelier-selected wines to spend a magical evening watching the sun go down, wine in hand.

Rates average $1,741 per night. Check availability and book on Vrbo.

Fine Print: Minimum stay varies. Rate exclusive of tax and service fees. Free cancellation up to 60 days before check-in. Suitable for children of all ages. Pets are not allowed.

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Momentos

Sleeps 8 | 3 Bedrooms | 2 Bathrooms

This cabin boasts mid-century modern design, with intricate tile work, A-frame ceilings, and modern appliances. Conveniently located for exploring Moonridge, San Bernardino National Forest, and Big Bear Lake, it’s the perfect base for a few days. Relax after all that adventure in luxury beds, an indulgent freestanding bath, and a large outdoor hot tub. Bonus – it’s also pet-friendly!

Rates start at $547 per night. Check availability and book on PlumGuide.

Fine Print: 2-night minimum stay. Rate inclusive of cleaning and service fees. Free cancellation up to 30 days before check-in. Child-friendly. Pet-friendly at no additional fee.

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Folklore

Sleeps 10 | 4 Bedrooms | 3 Bathrooms

Set on an idyllic rural street named ‘Gold Rush Drive’, this cabin incorporates aspects of its natural setting into the architecture, further emphasized by the floor-to-ceiling windows that really help to bring the outdoors inside. Relax on the deck or hot tub, or make use of the pool table on quiet evenings. Visit the nearby ski resort just a 6-minute drive away, or make the most of the excellent hiking, horse riding, and mountain biking trails nearby.

Rates start at $416 per night. Check availability and book on PlumGuide.

Fine Print: Minimum stay varies depending on season. Rate inclusive of cleaning and service fees. Free cancellation up to 30 days before check-in. Child-friendly. Pet-friendly at no additional fee.

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Bear Necessities

Sleeps 6 | 3 Bedrooms | 2 Bathrooms

The perfect après-ski hideaway, Bear Necessities’ open-plan aesthetic will have you appreciating the simple things in life. Bring your four-legged friend and spend time relaxing by the fire, playing foosball, and enjoying the serene mountain views. There’s one double bed, a bunk bed, and a single with a pull-out trundle, sleeping up to 6 in total. A 24/7 concierge is on hand if you need any local tips, and you can also arrange an airport pick-up and fridge fills.

Rates start at $385 per night. Check availability and book on PlumGuide.

Fine Print: Minimum stay varies depending on season. Rate inclusive of cleaning and service fees. Free cancellation up to 30 days before check-in. Family-friendly. Pet-friendly at no additional fee.

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Grand Lakefront Cabin

Sleeps 10 | 4 Bedrooms | 3.5 Bathrooms

A prime location on Inspiration Point at the far reaches of Boulder Bay makes this one of the most popular luxury cabin rentals in Big Bear. Prepare to be wowed by the interiors featuring hand-peeled logs, cozy furniture, hardwood floors, and granite counters. The outdoor patio has a toasty fireplace and is the perfect place to relax in the Adirondacks while watching the busy tour boats go by. 

Rates average $1,004 per night. Check availability and book on Vrbo.

Fine Print: Minimum stay varies. Rate exclusive of tax and service fees. Free cancellation up to 30 days before check-in. Suitable for children of all ages. Pets are not allowed.

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Fire and Ice

Sleeps 9 | 3 Bedrooms | 2 Bathrooms

This cabin-chic home boasts elegant mid-century furniture and statement walls. The main bedroom is vast and promises a good night’s sleep with a king-size bed, black-out blinds, and a luxurious en-suite bathroom, while the two smaller bedrooms are anything but dull. Enjoy the stunning rural location from the terrace or balcony with a hot tub and BBQ area. You can also add-ons that include a private chef, babysitting, or massage.

Rates start at $569 per night. Check availability and book on PlumGuide.

Fine Print: No minimum stay requirement. Rate inclusive of cleaning and service fees. Free cancellation up to 24 hours before check-in. Kid-friendly. Pet-friendly at no additional fee.

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Striking Gold

Sleeps 16 | 4 Bedrooms | 3 Bathrooms

The timber-clad walls and shuttered windows make this home feel instantly cozy. Sleeping up to 16 guests with its 4 spacious bedrooms, Striking Gold is a fantastic place to get away with the whole family. Fight over bragging rights at the in-house poker table or test your aim on the pool or pingpong table. Come together on the large terrace or in the dining room for mealtimes cooked to perfection on the outdoor grill.

Rates start at $558 per night. Check availability and book on PlumGuide.

Fine Print: Minimum stay varies. Rate inclusive of cleaning and service fees. Free cancellation up to 30 days before check-in. Suitable for children over 1. Pet-friendly at no additional fee.

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The Straight & Arrow

Sleeps 6 | 3 Bedrooms | 2 Bathrooms

Stay in the heart of Big Bear Lake at this Scandi-inspired home away from home, close to both the ski shuttle and Bear Mountain Ski Resort. Explore the breathtaking scenery from your front door in the summer months. Its perfect location means that it’s just a short walk from restaurants, bars, and other attractions like the local zoo. The Straight and Arrow is the perfect place if you want to ditch the car and get back to nature.

Rates start at $541 per night. Check availability and book on PlumGuide.

Fine Print: 2-night minimum stay. Rate inclusive of cleaning and service fees. 50% refund on cancellations up to 7 days before check-in. Family-friendly. Pets are not allowed.

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We’re Going on a Bear Hunt

Sleeps 12 | 4 Bedrooms | 3 Bathrooms

Crisp sleek lines and a spiral staircase are standouts in this rustic cabin in the woods. Situated on Lagonita Point, the lakeshore is just a short stroll away; if you can tear the kids away from the private volleyball court and outdoor games area on the huge lawn. Take the stress out of your trip by arranging optional add-ons like a chef, daily cleaning and laundry services, or in-house massages. There’s even a piano to accompany the peaceful evenings.

Rates start at $428 per night. Check availability and book on PlumGuide.

Fine Print: Minimum stay varies depending on season. Rate inclusive of cleaning and service fees. Free cancellation up to 30 days before check-in. Child-friendly. Pets are not allowed.

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Boho Baby Bear

Sleeps 4 | 2 Bedrooms | 1 Bathroom

This unique A-frame home is set in its very own private woodland, guaranteeing an intimate romantic getaway. Ideally suited for a couple, the space can accommodate up to 4 in its bohemian-styled retreat. It comes complete with board games, a cocktail cart, a record player, and a wood-burning stove. Big Bear Mountain Resort is just a 4-minute drive from the cabin.

Rates start at $279 per night. Check availability and book on PlumGuide.

Fine Print: 2-night minimum stay. Rate inclusive of cleaning and service fees. 50% refund on cancellations up to 7 days before check-in. Kid-friendly. Pets are not allowed.

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Auld Fern

Sleeps 4 | 2 Bedrooms | 1 Bathroom

On the outskirts of Moonridge in the Bow Canyon area of Big Bear is this homey accommodation great for couples or small families. Cozy up under the pitched roof of the master bedroom, in front of the fire, or have a drink around the firepit. There are plenty of things to do nearby including hiking trails, shops, and the local zoo.

Rates start at $260 per night. Check availability and book on PlumGuide.

Fine Print: 2-night minimum stay. Rate inclusive of cleaning and service fees. Free cancellation up to 5 days before check-in. Family-friendly. Pet-friendly at no additional fee.

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Pinecone Penny

Sleeps 10 | 4 Bedrooms | 2 Bathrooms

Though the tall wooden ceilings, open spaces, and stained glass skylights should be enough of a reason to add this property to your list, it’s the outdoors that make this cabin really stand out. A large gazebo, barbecue, alfresco dining table, table tennis, and cornhole area under the pines make for a great hangout spot in the summer months. Inside, there’s also a desk and private workspace, books, games, a piano, a wood-burning stove, and a record player.

Rates start at $424 per night. Check availability and book on PlumGuide.

Fine Print: Minimum stay varies. Rate inclusive of cleaning and service fees. Free cancellation up to 30 days before check-in. Family-friendly. Pet-friendly at no additional fee.

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