The 9 Best Big Bear Lake Cabin Rentals of 2019

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Our Top Picks

01 of 09

Best Overall: Rustic A-Frame Cabin

Rustic A-Frame Cabin

AirBnB

Bedrooms (2)

  • 2 Queens

  • 1 sofa bed

  • 4 people

Amenities

  • Hot tub

  • Smart TV

  • Deck

This rustic A-frame cabin, known as The Owl’s Nest, is located just minutes from Bear Mountain and Snow Summit Ski Resorts in Big Bear’s Moonridge neighborhood. The rental stands out for its near-perfect reviews =and its magnificent mountain views through the floor-length windows that line the back wall. 

Outside, the private deck is practically made for relaxation with a six-person hot tub and grill. Inside, the cabin has two bedrooms (one on the main floor and one in the loft), a fully stocked kitchen, and a living room with a wood-burning fireplace. Use the free Wi-Fi to watch Netflix on the Smart TV. The listing includes free parking for two cars, but notes that chains may be necessary for winter driving. 

02 of 09

Runner-Up, Best Overall: Scandinavian Treetop Cabin

Scandinavian Treetop Cabin

AirBnB

Bedrooms (1)

  • 1 Queen

  • 4 people

Amenities

  • Deck

  • Wi-Fi

  • Laundry

A beautifully designed option for couples or small families in nearby Big Bear City, this cabin is loved by guests for its contemporary style and Superhost owners. Expect Nordic furnishings and a gallery of artistic wildlife photography, in addition to state-of-the-art electronics including a Smart TV. 

In the winter, cook hearty meals in the full kitchen before curling up in front of the living room fireplace. In summer, grill out on the spacious deck or explore the area on one of the cabin’s mountain bikes. The master bathroom has a heated towel rack and toilet seat, and other amenities include sleds, a shed stocked with firewood, a hammock, and free parking. 

03 of 09

Best Budget: Cozy Cabin in the Woods

Cozy Cabin in the Woods

AirBnB

Bedrooms (1)

  • 1 Queen

  • 1 sofa bed

  • 2 air mattresses

  • 4 people

Amenities

  • Deck

  • Indoor fireplace

  • Wi-Fi

Conveniently located within walking distance of Big Bear’s shops, restaurants, and trails, this cozy cabin is a great pick for budget travelers. Meant for a couple or small family, the cabin has a sofa bed and air mattresses in the separate lounge area. Save money by cooking for yourself in the kitchen, or by using the grill on the spacious deck.

An outdoor fire pit and an indoor fireplace create plenty of opportunities for relaxation, while practicalities like heating and Wi-Fi are also included. This listing comes with one free, off-street parking space. Pets and service animals are not allowed.

04 of 09

Most Romantic: Romantic Cabin with Luxury Spa

Romantic Cabin with Luxury Spa

AirBnB

Bedrooms (1)

  • 1 King

  • 1 sofa bed

  • 3 people

Amenities

  • Hot tub

  • Indoor fireplace

  • Smart TV

Nestled amongst pine and oak trees on a quiet cul-de-sac, this modern cabin is conveniently located almost exactly halfway between The Village and Snow Summit Ski Resort. 

Designed especially with romance-seeking couples in mind, cuddle up in front of the wood-burning fireplace or head out to the deck for a hot tub stargazing session after a day of skiing or hiking the nearby trails. 

Inside, the cabin’s king bed is fitted with a luxurious, imported mattress. In the living room, you’ll find a pull-out sofa bed and a Smart TV. The outside deck also boasts a grill and furniture for al fresco meals. Complimentary off-street parking is provided.

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05 of 09

Best for Families: Fully Stocked Family-Friendly Cabin

Fully Stocked Family-Friendly Cabin

AirBnB

Bedrooms (3)

  • 1 King

  • 1 Queen

  • 2 double beds

  • 1 single bed

  • 8 people

Amenities

  • Hot tub

  • Laundry

  • Pack n’ Play

If you’re looking for the ideal family vacation spot, you’ll find it at this spacious cabin with three bedrooms and two full bathrooms. Just a three-minute walk from the lake and the marina, the rental is perfect for summer fun with a large, furnished deck complete with a grill and hot tub. Outside, activities include corn hole and giant Jenga, while inside, a pool table and an Xbox 360 keep the kids entertained no matter the weather. 

Every bedroom has its own Smart TV. In winter, light the indoor fireplace and cook warming meals in the kitchen. A high chair and Pack n’ Play make this cabin a great choice for parents of babies or toddlers, while laundry facilities are a plus for families of all ages.

06 of 09

Best for Larger Groups: 4-Bedroom Cabin with Game Room

4-Bedroom Cabin with Game Room

AirBnB

Bedrooms (4)

  • 1 King

  • 2 Queen

  • 2 single beds

  • 2 bunk beds

  • 1 sofa bed

  • 14 people

Amenities

  • Deck

  • Game room

  • Hot tub

Located in the lower Moonridge area, and with four bedrooms and four bathrooms, this chalet-style cabin is a great fit for extended families or groups of friends.

Three of the bedrooms are in the main house, while the fourth is located above the garage with a game room, which boasts a pool table and a TV with Roku, making it an ideal sleepover spot for the kids. 

Admire mountain views from the front deck, or hang out in the hot tub out back. The fully stocked kitchen and large dining and living room afford plenty of space at mealtimes, while the dishwasher makes it easy to clean up afterward. Other amenities include fast Wi-Fi and parking for up to four cars. 

07 of 09

Best Views: Chalet-Style Cabin with Panoramic Slope Views

Chalet-Style Cabin with Panoramic Slope Views

AirBnB

Bedrooms (2)

  • 2 Queens

  • 1 sofa bed

  • 5 people

Amenities

  • Wi-Fi

  • Fireplace

  • Free parking

The highlight of this Moonridge chalet is the astonishing view afforded by its hillside setting, and there may not be a better view of the mountains anywhere else in town. The open-plan top floor is graced by a full wall of floor-to-ceiling windows, which create a magnificent backdrop for meals at the dining table or on the large deck. 

The decor is inspired by the owners’ travels to Switzerland, and the living space is enhanced by a stone fireplace and an enormous Smart TV. The kitchen is also located on the top floor. Downstairs, the two bedrooms are connected by a Jack-and-Jill bathroom. 

The cabin includes central heating, speedy Wi-Fi, and laundry facilities. Just to note: 4x4 vehicles are recommended for navigating the steep driveway in winter. 

08 of 09

Most Pet-Friendly: Duplex Cabin with Fenced Backyard

Duplex Cabin with Fenced Backyard

AirBnB

Bedrooms (2)

  • 3 Queens

  • 1 sofa bed

  • 6 people

Amenities

  • Smart TV

  • Fenced backyard

  • Dog accessories

Set in a quiet neighborhood located 10 minutes from The Village, this duplex cabin can welcome two well-behaved dogs per reservation. A large dog bed is provided along with food and water bowls – helping to keep your packing list to a minimum.

Spend time with your furry family members on the front porch or in the securely fenced backyard. The property is also ideal for small children, with a travel crib and booster seat included.

Prepare wholesome meals in the fully stocked kitchen, then settle in for a night of Netflix in front of the living room fireplace. The cabin also has a carport, additional parking space on the driveway, and free laundry facilities on-site.

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09 of 09

Best Luxury: Luxury Cabin with Jacuzzi and Sauna

Luxury Cabin with Jacuzzi and Sauna

AirBnB 

Bedrooms (3)

  • 1 King

  • 3 Queens

  • 4 single beds

  • 8 people

Amenities

  • Hot tub

  • Sauna

  • Apple TV

Located in upscale Moonridge, this chalet is beautifully decorated for a luxurious stay. Expect lots of blonde wood, Oriental rugs, and an upgraded kitchen with all the latest stainless steel appliances. 

After a long day on the mountain, warm up in the sauna before heading out onto the spacious deck for a soak in the hot tub. Once you’ve mastered the different jacuzzi jet systems, take a moment to enjoy the impressive ski slope views. 

There are two fireplaces inside (one in the living room, the other in the master bedroom), and countless entertainment options including an Apple TV, a ping-pong table, and a professional level poker set. The cabin also includes free Wi-Fi and laundry facilities. 

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