Entire home
1178 ft²
Pets allowed
BBQ facilities
Washing machine
Free WiFi

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Set in Big Bear Lake, 4.5 miles from Big Bear Marina and 4.7 miles from Alpine Slide at Magic Mountain, Rather Be Mountain Getaway offers accommodation with free WiFi, air conditioning, a garden and a terrace. Featuring free private parking, the holiday home is in an area where guests can engage in activities such as hiking, skiing and horse riding.

The holiday home is fitted with 3 bedrooms, a kitchen with fridge and oven, and 2 bathrooms with a shower, free toiletries and a washing machine. Towels and bed linen are featured in the holiday home.

A children's playground is available on site and fishing can be enjoyed within close proximity of the holiday home.

Gold Mine Golf Course is 1.8 miles from Rather Be Mountain Getaway, while Aspen Glen Picnic Area is 5.2 miles away. The nearest airport is LA/Ontario International Airport, 61.5 miles from the accommodation.

Rather Be Mountain Getaway has been welcoming Booking.com guests since 16 Feb 2022.

Distance in property description is calculated using © OpenStreetMap

Nearby ski lifts:
  • Bear Mountain Access Express - 1,350 yards
  • Bear Mountain Chair 7 - 1,350 yards
  • Bear Mountain Chair 2 - 1,400 yards
  • Bear Mountain Chair 5 - 1,450 yards
  • Bear Mountain Chair 1 - 1,450 yards
  • Bear Mountain Express - 1,500 yards

Property highlights

Top location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.3)

Free private parking available on-site


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Accommodation Type
Bedroom 1:
1 large double bed
Bedroom 2:
1 bunk bed
Bedroom 3:
1 large double bed
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Travel Sustainable property
This property is part of the Travel Sustainable programme, which means it’s taken significant steps to make your stay more sustainable.
Property questions and answers
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  • hi, I have pay extra $200 for cleaning fee ?
    Yes that is correct. We use a team of professional cleaners
    Answered on 8 February 2023
  • is there snow right now
    Yes there is
    Answered on 8 February 2023
  • hi! why does your site say $334 for two nights and when I got to reserve it says $670?
    On Booking.com? Might be the commission and taxes. Try on our direct booking site
    Answered on 19 March 2023
  • hello, just wondering how much will it be for two dogs to come with us here? thank you
    Hey there. We have a fee of $50 per pet per stay so $100 for both of them :)
    Answered on 25 August 2022
  • I wanted to find out how close you are the the village shops? And also, I will have two service dogs traveling with me, would that be a problem?
    Hi, we are 4 miles from the village so around a 10 minute drive. You are absolutely welcome to bring your dogs 😊
    Answered on 2 September 2022
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Hosted by Elissa

Host review score

Are you looking for a perfect snowy cabin for the whole family to enjoy? Then look no further than Rather Be Mountain Getaway! This mountain getaway offers a warm, cozy atmosphere with a beautiful open wooden kitchen, a wood burning fireplace, and plenty of entertainment for everyone. The cabin is fully equipped with a foosball table, snowboard and ski racks, and an extensive library of movies, toys, games and books for everyone to enjoy. Whether you want to relax in front of the fire or get outside and explore the nearby ski resorts, this cabin has everything you need for a perfect winter getaway. Just a 5-10 minute drive away you will find Bear Mountain Ski Resort, Snow Summit, and Big Bear Village, where you can find plenty of restaurants, bars, and shops to enjoy. From the relaxing atmosphere to the endless activities, you’re sure to have an incredible experience. • 3 bedroom, 2 bathroom family and pet friendly house in Big Bear mountain • Foosball table • Super comfortable couch, coffee table and spinning arm chairs • Smart TV with Roku, Netflix and Disney+ • SONY Blu- Ray DVD Player and a huge selection of DVD's to choose from • A huge selection of books & board games • A wood burning fire place • Seating for 6-10 • Brand new appliances including an oven, stove, microwave, dishwasher and a side by side refrigerator/freezer • Complementary tea and coffee station • KEURIG machine (w coffee pods, cream and sugar) • Pour over kettle (w a wide selection of teas) • Brand new stackable washer & dryer • Complementary shampoo, condition and body wash • We have a Pack N' Play, fitted crib sheets, and a sound machine available for babies • Dog bed, treats and food and water bowls available for pets Backyard • Children's playground • Propane firepit • Propane BBQ & large picnic table For more pictures and to see what guests are saying visit our Instagram @rather.be.properties
Hi! I’m a 30 year old Aussie living in Cali for the past 7 years. Married to my soulmate, we have two beautiful little girls 2 and 3 years old and two dogs! We love the outdoors, beach, pool and snowboarding are a few of our favorites! We look forward to hosting or being hosted by you I will be available for you during your stay, please reach out to me with any questions or concerns you may have and I’ll be happy to help. For more pictures and to see what guests are saying follow our Instagram @rather.be.properties. For more information on the properties visit our website RatherBeProperties
We have always wanted a cabin in Big Bear to call our own. An opportunity presented itself and we couldn't let it pass. We spent months getting it ready, filling it with all the things that make travel that much easier on us parents, we cannot wait to share it will other families too and we hope you enjoy it as much as we do! To add more fun while staying with us, check out these places that are just nearby. See below other activities & attractions and their exact distance to the house: • Villa Grove Pebble Trailhead 0.7 miles • Big Bear Alpine Zoo 1.5 miles • Bear Mountain Golf Course 1.7 miles • Big Bear Jeep Experience 2.6 miles • Big Bear Snow Play 2.6 miles • Big Bear Mountain Resort 2.9 miles • Snow Summit Ski Resort 2.9 miles • Alpine Pedal Path Trail 3.2 miles • Big Bear Airport 3.3 miles • Action Tours California 3.8 miles • Big Bear Lake/Village 4 miles • Big Bear Marina- rental boats, fishing, jet skis, stand up paddleboards, kayaks and bikes 4.5 miles • Alpine Slide at Majic Mountain 4.8 miles • Big Bear Discovery Center 5.1 miles • Boulder Bay Park 6.5 miles • Baldwin Lake Horseback Riding 7.4 miles • Lakeview Point Scenic View 14 miles • Snow Valley Mountain Resort 15 miles
Language spoken: English
Property surroundings *
Quality rating
Booking.com rated the quality of this property as 4 out of 5 based on factors such as facilities, size, location and services provided.
Facilities of Rather Be Mountain Getaway
Free private parking is possible on site (reservation is not needed).
    WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
    • Dining table
    • Coffee machine
    • Cleaning products
    • Toaster
    • Stovetop
    • Oven
    • Tumble dryer
    • Electric kettle
    • Kitchen
    • Washing machine
    • Dishwasher
    • Microwave
    • Refrigerator
    • Linen
    • Toilet paper
    • Towels
    • Bath or shower
    • Private bathroom
    • Toilet
    • Free toiletries
    • Hairdryer
    • Bath
    • Shower
    Living Area
    • Dining area
    • Sofa
    • Fireplace
    • Desk
    Media & Technology
    • Blu-ray player
    • Flat-screen TV
    • DVD player
    • TV
    Room Amenities
    • Private entrance
    • Carpeted
    • Fan
    Pets are allowed. Charges may be applicable.
    • Picnic area
    • Outdoor furniture
    • Outdoor dining area
    • Sun terrace
    • Barbecue
    • BBQ facilities
    • Balcony
    • Terrace
    • Garden
    Common areas
    • Games room
    Food & Drink
    • Grocery deliveries
      Additional charge
    • Tea/Coffee maker
    • Movie nights
    • Ski school
      Additional charge
    • Ski storage
      Additional charge
    • Horse riding
    • Bowling
      Additional chargeOff-site
    • Hiking
    • Skiing
    • Fishing
    Outdoor & View
    • View
    Reception services
    • Invoice provided
    • Private check-in/check-out
    • Luggage storage
    • Express check-in/check-out
    Entertainment and family services
    • Kids' outdoor play equipment
    • Indoor play area
    • Board games/puzzles
    • Children's playground
    • Pet bowls
    • Pet basket
    • Designated smoking area
    • Air conditioning
    • Non-smoking throughout
    • Allergy-free room
    • Heating
    • Soundproof rooms
    • Family rooms
    • Non-smoking rooms
    Safety & security
    • Fire extinguishers
    • CCTV outside property
    • Smoke alarms
    • Security alarm
    • Key card access
    • Key access
    • 24-hour security
    • Safety deposit box
    Languages spoken
    • English

    House rules

    Rather Be Mountain Getaway takes special requests - add in the next step!


    16:00 - 22:00

    Guests are required to show a photo identification and credit card upon check-in

    You'll need to let the property know in advance what time you'll arrive.


    07:00 - 10:00


    Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodation type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check the conditions of your required room.

    Children and beds

    Child policies

    Children of any age are welcome.

    To see correct prices and occupancy information, please add the number of children in your group and their ages to your search.

    Cot and extra bed policies

    0 - 3 years
    Cot upon request

    Supplements are not calculated automatically in the total costs and will have to be paid for separately during your stay.

    1 cot available upon request.

    All cots and extra beds are subject to availability.

    Age restriction

    The minimum age for check-in is 22

    Payments by Booking.com

    Booking.com takes your payment on behalf of the property for this stay, but make sure you have cash for any extras once you get there.


    Smoking is not allowed.


    Parties/events are not allowed

    Quiet hours

    Guests must be quiet between 22:00 and 06:00.


    Pets are allowed. Charges may be applicable.

    The fine print

    Exceeding the occupancy limit could result in expulsion from the rental, fines, or both.

    You should receive a complete copy of the rental unit rules and regulations from the owner as well as information about penalties for violations. If you do not, please request this information. Review it closely to ensure you understand your responsibilities while renting the property.

    Guests are required to show a photo identification and credit card upon check-in. Please note that all Special Requests are subject to availability and additional charges may apply.

    This property will not accommodate hen, stag or similar parties.

    Legal information

    This property is managed by a private host. EU consumer law relating to professional hosts might not apply.

    FAQs about Rather Be Mountain Getaway

    • Rather Be Mountain Getaway has the following number of bedrooms:

      • 3 bedrooms

      For more detailed information, please check the accommodation option(s) breakdown on this page.

    • Check-in at Rather Be Mountain Getaway is from 16:00, and check-out is until 10:00.

    • Rather Be Mountain Getaway is 3.1 miles from the centre of Big Bear Lake.

    • Rather Be Mountain Getaway offers the following activities / services (charges may apply):

      • Hiking
      • Children's playground
      • Skiing
      • Bowling
      • Games room
      • Fishing
      • Movie nights
      • Horse riding

    • Yes, Rather Be Mountain Getaway is popular with guests booking family stays.

    • The prices at Rather Be Mountain Getaway may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates you select, hotel's policy etc.). See the prices by entering your dates.

    • Rather Be Mountain Getaway can accommodate the following group size:

      • 8 guests

      For more detailed information, please check the accommodation option(s) breakdown on this page.

    • Yes, there are options at this property that have a balcony. You can find out more about this and the other facilities at Rather Be Mountain Getaway on this page.