(Wikipedia encyclopedia) Consumers unfamiliar with the concept of a vacation club rental may confuse it with the seemingly similar, but distinctly different, timeshare. A Vacation Club rental is a term in the travel industry meaning renting out a fully furnished cabin, cottage or home on a temporary basis to tourists as an alternative to a hotel. Vacation Club rentals are becoming increasingly popular because of the privacy and total vacation cost savings. A timeshare is a piece of real estate-often a condominium-that is jointly shared by multiple owners. While different types of timeshare ownerships exist, in general, each owner bears a portion of the responsibility, along with the right to a segment of time in which he or she is granted sole use of the property.
A Vacation Club rental is a fully furnished property, such as a cabin, condominium, cottage or family-style home. However, a true vacation rental is not for sale to the guest; rather, the property owner of the vacation rental merely allows the guest to rent the property for a predetermined length of time. For some guests, the benefits of vacation rentals offering more space (multiple bedrooms and bathrooms, separate living areas), more amenities (fully equipped kitchens, fireplaces, outdoor patios with BBQ's, some with private hot tubs), and convenient locations (close to the lake, skiing/snowboarding) make it the right choice for vacationing.
You will find our AAA approved cabin & cottage rentals as cheap as local mountain hotels and our Vacation Club rentals also provide greater privacy than a hotel. Vacation in one of our AAA approved non hotel cabins near Big Bear Lake.
In North America, most cabins or cottages are used for weekend or vacation getaways by city dwellers. These cabins and cottages are generally located close to lakes in forested areas or the by the ocean. They are used as a place to spend holidays with friends and family; close to activities including snow skiing and snowboarding, swimming, canoeing and kayaking, waterskiing, fishing, hiking, and sailing'.
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Golden Bear Cottages Vacation Clubmembers will have these advantages: 1) choosing just the size cabin or cottage that fits your needs, 2) having a choice of yearly 5 day vacation club packages that are usable in most seasons (with some blackout dates), 3) price is guaranteed for 5 (five) years, 4) the price and flexible payment plan based on current published rates, 5) you may stay longer in any one year as long as you still have days left in your reserve and the dates are available, 6) Initial club members receive a discount by joining the club, and will receive an additional 5 bonus days (for a maximum of 35 total days in your package) to use in Big Bear Lake at Golden Bear Cottages. It is the most reasonable way to have a great mountain vacation every year (for about half price of what you would normally pay). Plus,Golden Bear Cottages Vacation Club members are entitled to receivediscounts on many popular add-ons including boating, shopping, off-roading and skiing/snowboarding seasonal offers available exclusively to returning guests.Best yearlyBig Bear Lake California Vacation deals are at Golden Bear Cottages.
Yes, it's the Best Place to Stay in Big Bear Lake, and it's not a hotel Golden Bear Cottages Resort resemble story-book cottages that are perfect for couples, small, medium and large size families. These historic resort cabins at our AAA approvedlodgingproperty are easily identifiable as a group of free-standing rental cabins at 39367 Big Bear Blvd. in Big Bear Lake. Golden Bear Cottages can easily be recognized as its own quaint village. Come, bring your family or group and enjoy our outdoor spa, heated pool and recreation areas.
Inquire at Golden Bear Cottages resort office at 1-800-461-1023 about how to find the best and most economical cottage that fits your family's needs. The historic real mountain cabins at Golden Bear Cottages resort are clean and tastefully decorated with country mountain charm. The cabins of all sizes are comfortable and located within a five-acre forest area of historic pines. Golden Bear Cottages is truly an historic mountain property, not a five star hotel. If you are looking for a peaceful and quiet mountain resort with a heated pool and spa, lots of outdoor activities and a family staff that truly appreciates your family or group then this is the place for you! Click on the website at... www.goldenbear.net ...to see guestreviews and comments
Dreaming about having your own mountain cabin or cottage for a getaway by the lake? You really need a relaxing vacation in the mountains, but don't want to buy property and for sure don't want to go through the hassle of purchasing a time share. Maybe you should try our new Vacation Club. And get the bonus weekin our historic non hotel added for free. Please ask for our introductory special discount when you call us at our Golden Bear Cottages office 1-800-461-1023 and save up to 50%. This Vacation Club offer is a new option to our very affordable daily cabin rentals. For your own mountain cabin or cottage for a getaway by the lake, join our new Vacation Club. Call us at our Golden Bear Cottages office for information at 1-800-461-1023.
...Vacation Club discount package prices are shown in red in the boxes on the far right...
NEW Golden Bear Cottages Vacation Club Payment Plan
Big benefits. Small payments Even if you don't have all the cash now, a flexible and affordable yearly vacation is well within your reach-just 10% down with our new payment plan.
Installment plan program: Payment schedule: 10% at time of booking, and 10% of balance per month for 10 months.
The Payment Plan is available for those who wish to spread their payments out over time. The Plan requires a 10% down payment, it also includes a $50 processing fee at time of purchase. The remaining balance will be charged in ten additional equal installments for ten consecutive months (actual dates of payment processing may vary). The same credit/debit card will be charged for all payments (keep this in mind when you choose your card - it must have an expiration date of one year from purchase date or later). The Payment Plan is designed for credit/debit card purchasers. But, you can make your down payment with cash or check and then pay the balance monthly with the credit card on file. The entire purchase must be completed using the same credit/debit card originally processed.
There are NO REFUNDS on Vacation Clubs - even if the dates are never used. There are also NO REFUNDS on installment payments you have made if you choose to cancel your Payment Plan prior to completing your payments.
To sign up for the Payment Plan or if you have any questions, please call our office 1-800-461-1023
Vacation Club Payment Plan rules and conditions updated April 1, 2014
Cabin Description Max.Occ. Reg. Club Rate
1 Bedrm and private spa room
1 Bedroom-Queen bed, Queen sofa bed, Full kitchen, Full bath, Fireplace, Spa room. Fenced yard, Pet friendly. Honeymoon/ anniversary cabin. (cottage #5)
1 Bedrm w/ spa
1 Bedroom-King-Queen, Queen futon, Fireplace, Dining, Kitchen & Full Bath, Large Spa tub for two. Fenced yard for Pet. (cottage #6)
Knotty Pine,and two others
2 Bedrm Med Size
2 Bedroom & Loft-Queen bed, Queen-Twin, Twin. Fireplace, Full kitchen & Dining, Full bath. Fenced Pet friendly yards. (cottages # 7 and #19 and #24)
Bears Den,and four others
2 Bedrm Large
2 large Bedrooms-both with King-Queen, or Queen-Queen beds, Fireplace, Full large kitchen & dining, Full bath. Fenced yard for Pet. (cottages #8, #9, 21, 22)
2 Bedrm w/spa rm
2 Bedroom-Full-Full beds, Queen-Twin, Bath, Fireplace, Full kitchen, Dining, Spa Room. Fenced yard for Pet. (cottage #10)
Racket Club, and three others
3 Bedrm, 2 Bath
3 Bedroom-Multiple Queen bed, Full, and Twin beds, Fireplace, Full kitchen, 2 baths, Spa tub Room. Large Fenced Yard, Pet friendly. (cottages #11, 17 and #26)
Igloo, and Bearcat Cottage
Studio with spa
Studio- Queen bed, Love seat or Dinette, Full bath with large spa tub for two, Kitchenette, Fireplace (cottages #12, 15)
4 bedroom, 3 bath with bar
Large group cottage with fenced compound and private outdoor recreation activities. Large Full Kitchen and separate Bar, 2 King beds, 2 Queen beds, Bunk bed, 2 Futon sofa beds in Large Living Room, 3 baths with showers, Large Dining Room, 4 fireplaces, fenced, Pet Friendly (cottage #13)
Bear's Paw, and Grizzley's Den
Big Studio w/ spa
Large Studio-Queen bed, Queen sofa bed, Fireplace, Full Kitchen, Full bath, Large Spa tub for two (cottages #14 and #18)
Koala Bear Manor
2 bedrm with spa
2 Bedroom-Full-Full beds, Queen-Twin, 3/4 bath, Fireplace, Kitchen & Dining, Large Spa tub for two (cottage #16)
2 Bedrm x-large
2 large Bedrooms-both with King and Queen beds, Queen futon in Living room, Fireplace, Full bath, Large Kitchen, Dining Room (cottage #23)
5 Bedrm, 2 Baths, with 2 Jacuzzis
5 Bedroom- 2 Queen beds ( in 3 bedrooms), Queen-twin ( in 2 bedrooms) Fireplace, 2 Full Baths, 2 Spa tubs, Large Kitchen and Large Dining Room (cottage #25)
Fuzzy Bear,and one other
Private cozy cabin
Large Studio-Queen, Twin or full futon in Living Room area, Fireplace, bath, Full kitchen & Dining (cottages #20 and #27)
Golden Bear Manor
7 Bedrm, 4 Bath
7 Bedroom- 4 bath, Tri-level retreat Cabin, x-Large Dining & Kitchen designed for large groups, with meeting areas for up to 50 people. 3 fireplaces. Private Game Room is now also included with pool table, foosball and two poker tables and an extra bathroom, exclusively when renting the large vacation retreat cabin(cottage #28). This bonus/meeting room area can also be set-up for meetings or dining.
*Bonus 5-day vacation week. Vacation dates subject to availability.
Our Big Bear Lake Vacation Club: It is much better than timeshares! The very best vacation deals in Big Bear Lake California are at Golden Bear Cottages.
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