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AAA approved Christian resort with group lodging accommodations, amenities and services. Big Bear Lake is Southern California's premier four-season vacation destination... The best Big Bear Vacation Planner · Group Deals, Specials and Discounts for schools, teams and churches. Every size Big Bear Cabins For Rent. Cottage rentals for any size family reunion or group retreat.
"The AAA approved non hotel in Big Bear Lake, CA"
Check AAA SPECIALS see group discounts. Call group reservations & information office 909-866-4507 You will find our AAA approved cabin & cottage rentals as cheap as local mountain hotels
Golden Bear Cottages is pleased to offer many additional services for our guests including group and retreat planning at our office located on our AAA approved, Diamond rated rustic resort property during your vacation or big retreat with us. See us for Big Bear Retreats for College and High school Sports Teams group travel and Track Clubs. PLAN YOUR GROUP'S WINTER SNOW RETREATS NOW
http://www.bigbearlakemarketingassociation.com/group4 COLLEGE RETREATS,SO CAL FRATERNITY RETREATS,SO CAL GROUP RETREATS,SO CAL BIG MOUNTAIN RETREATS. How much in advance should groups book lodging reservations? Many large and small groups book up to two years in advance and returning groups usually book a year in advance to reserve their specific dates. Click on the link below for family friendly group and retreat vacation rentals at world famous Golden Bear Cottages in Big Bear Lake. FOR BIG CABINS CALL TODAY 1- 800-461-1023 or Click Here to Search Rates and Availability
MARINA SERVICES: Pleasure Point Marina one block away. Boat rental discounts, fishing licenses and charters
Additional resort services: We offer the best boat rental rental advance discount at the closest marina. Personal massages may be reserved from Big Bear Lake's finest certified massage therapists by advance appointment for your rustic wedding or group retreat at our historic resort. Your personal massage can also be given in the privacy of your cabin or cottage if you prefer. We are an approved Big Bear vendor for Bride.com. Rustic Theme Wedding begins with a mountain setting ... at historic Golden Bear Cottages. Most appointments need to be made in advance, but sometimes we can also accommodate last minute requests. Group services off-site: Snow Summit is open for year-round group events. Hay rides and off-road adventures are available for groups year-round. Come up and experience our summer activities including hiking, biking, sightseeing and golf and be sure to have lunch at the View Haus BBQ high atop Big Bear at 8,200 feet (Our friendly office staff will help with all the details) AAA approved big cabins: Golden Bear Cottages year-round facilities are designed to accommodate families and groups and provide amenities, Big Bear Lake's big group cabins and activities for groups large and small, conferences, reunions and retreats. LOOK HERE TO SEE A SPECIAL LODGING OFFER FOR OUR LARGE FAMILY OF HAPPY RETURNING GUESTS
Visitor Center and Gift Shop offering Big Bear Lake Guests Special-Value Information and Exclusive Big Bear Lake group guest gift discounts: The Big Bear Lake Visitor's Information Center at Golden Bear Cottages is open Sunday through Thursday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Fridays from 9 -a.m. to 9 p.m. and Saturdays from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Come in and see what we can do to help you with your stay in Big Bear Lake. Ask for free maps, weekly newspapers, and Big Bear Lake area visitor information pamphlets. Ask about up to 50% savings with the Golden Bear Cottages Vacation Club and 20% marina discounts in Big Bear Lake. Then , for you snow enthusiasts we are right in the middle of Southern California's most popular ski and snowboard resorts. For those of you who do not ski or snowboard we have plenty of other activities in the snow including inner tubing, toboggan runs, ziplining, and off-road tours see the Big Bear area 4x4 and off highway vehicle trail map information at http://backcountry4x4.com/BigBearAreaTrailMap.html
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Singing around the new fire pit, now open for Golden Bear guests
Best Places to Stay· retreats with big cabins and outdoor fire-pit for Groups, Reunions & Meetings. SPECIAL MID-WEEK LODGING RATES FOR GROUPS: RUNNING CLUBS AND SPORTS RETREATS, CHEER CAMPS, COLLEGE CLUB AND FRATERNITY RETREATS, CHURCH BIBLE STUDY GROUPS AND YOUTH LEADERSHIP RETREATS, CORPORATE BUSINESS PLANNING MEETINGS AND RETREATS, BIG AND SMALL OFF-ROAD CAR CLUB EVENTS AND MANY MORE... http://www.bigbearlakemarketingassociation.com/group8 SO CAL GIRL SCOUT RETREATS,SO CAL BOY SCOUT RETREATS,SO CAL SCOUT MASTER RETREATS,SO CAL SCOUT LEADER RETREATS LOVE OUTDOOR GROUP FIRE PIT
Bigliving room for new group cabin #13.Remodeled big group cabin #13 with big full kitchen. Sports Team Travel Lodging Reservations, AAA approved Activities and events in the Big Bear Valley include hiking and trail information, mountain biking and running, guided Bald Eagle Tours or off-road adventures. Team travel accommodations for sports teams of all sizes are available. The Golden Bear Cottages Gift Shop and Visitor's Information Center is staffed with knowledgeable family associates (real local Big Bear people) who have answers to all of your questions, including the weather. They will direct you to the best information about family and group lodging, dining and how to find special vacation values. You'll also find maps for hiking, biking, fishing, boating, swim beaches, parks, picnic and recreational areas. Back country trail maps for the entire San Bernardino National Forest. Stop by for directions to The Discovery Center, The Moonridge Zoo, the Big Bear Museum, the Big Bear Lake Preforming Arts Center, local marina discounts at Pleasure Point and our three ski resorts. Serving the travel accommodations needs of the sports team market and the entire youth and adult sports community: Baseball team travel, Softball Teams, Basketball Teams, Cheer Teams, Running Clubs. Golden Bear Cottages is your best place for Big Bear's big group cabin lodging and accommodations in Big Bear Lake, California. Track Clubs love to run at 7000 foot elevation in Big Bear Lake, California. Providing the best altitude fitness. Located in the mountains of western Big Bear Lake ... Our largest cabin, a seven bedroom guest lodge sleeps up to 24 guests, our 5 bedroom sleeps up to 18, our newly remodeled 4 bedroom has 4 fireplaces and sleeps up to 15, our various 3 bedroom cottages sleep up to 11, we have many 2 bedrooms that sleep up to 8 and our one bedroom cottages sleep up to 6 people. When we have larger retreats and team running camps for larger groups, they use some or all of our other 27 big cabins right here on our five acre resort at Golden Bear Cottages that accommodates over 200 guests for large group retreats in Big Bear Lake's biggest group cabins.
Big Bear Lake non-hotel Vacations: A Focus on Family at Golden Bear Cottages
The Big Bear Lake Marketing Association supports HotelBigBear.com (Golden Bear Cottages Resort) and is responsible for development and daily management of 14 websites consisting of non-hotel lodging, accommodations, resort cabins, vacations and guest reviews. The Association updates over 30 news stories daily about Big Bear Lake events and weather. We manage over 3850 landing pages of discount coupons and vacation planning. The websites have over 1365 current photos of the drive to the mountains, the four seasons, resort cabin interiors and exteriors and events of local interest for families and groups; featuring small to large AAA approved Big Bear group cabins. Big Bear Lake's best group and family vacation cottages and non-hotel private vacation cabins for rent.
Golden Bear Cottages considers it a great honor to carry on the role of protecting and sharing the beauty of the California historic big pine forests with our guests. Our goal is to nurture an environment in harmony with the nature and history of the mountain while allowing our guests to enjoy a relaxing Big Bear Lake alpine experience. We strive to make our resort an antidote to all that is excessive, formal, artificial or contrived. By focusing on the very essence of life, we hope to offer our family and group lodging guests a welcome retreat in tune with the spirit of the mountains. Golden Bear Cottages is a bilingual resort and all our employees speak English and Spanish. We are members of the Big Bear Lake Latino Hotel Association under the category: non-hotels. The Latino Hotel Association of Big Bear Lake is a member of the world famous
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 approved lodging property 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, large or small group and enjoy our outdoor spa, heated pool and sports recreation areas. http://www.bigbearlakemarketingassociation.com/group1 SO CAL RECREATION RETREATS,SO CAL MOUNTAIN RETREATS,SO CAL HIGH ALTITUDE SPORTS RETREATS,SO CAL HEALTH RETREATS
Reviews: what many of our guests have to say about their group's great experience at AAA approved Golden Bear Cottages big resort in beautiful Big Bear Lake, California google-site-verification: googlefd932fffc8c0c1ee.html
Youth Group Retreat Reviews Rating: 5 Stars
"Perfect for groups!" We really enjoyed our recent group visit at Golden Bear Cottages! It was perfect with each family in our group having their own space and plenty of areas to meet up for fun and food. The staff was very friendly and always willing to make sure our stay was comfortable. Can't wait to go back to the best Big Bear Lake large group cabins! Thanks to all"
Kelly Holshoe Redlands, CA 08-29-2014
"For our returning group: another great retreat at Golden Bear Cottages in Big Bear Lake. Once again, thank you so much for an amazing stay. We always appreciate all the extra service, and sincerely love your hospitality and friendliness. Each of our group leaders commented that each member of your staff were so accommodating to us. Thanks again for the late check-outs for group members who had later travel arrangements back to San Francisco. Your resort property and big variety of cabin sizes is always perfect for our group planning retreats. We will see you again for our next group event.' Jacquelyn Lindeman, California Youth Connection"
Jacquelyn Lindeman, California Youth Connection
San Francisco, CA 02-03-2013
Church Group Retreat Review
Rating: 5 Stars
April 26-28, 2012..."days we will always remember up in Big Bear at Golden Bear Cottages... our church ladies where so thrilled and thankful to testify during our church service how uplifting and spiritually fruitful our retreat was...the big beautiful, clean, rustic cabins contributed a great deal in our long-awaited activity. Our church group loved it. It's one of the Best places-to-stay with group-facilities. I personally am thanking you again for accommodating us, cared for my special requests...you, folks, are awesome! I know there will be a third time for me and family and friends to stay at beautiful Golden Bear Cottages. God bless you and everyone at Golden Bear Cottages. \"
12332 Softwind Drive, CA 04-29-2012
Group Retreat Review
Rating: 5 Stars
"We rented out one of their larger cabins for a young adult retreat from our church. Booking was really easy, and Lisa was really helpful. The cabin was comfortable and had everything we needed for our weekend. None of the usual pitfalls of group cabins: low water pressure or unpredictable temperature fluctuations. Those things were a big deal for our group. Definitely one of the best places to stay with group facilities. We had a great time sitting around the tables in the kitchen playing games and talking. They had nice appliances for all the food prep we did, and plenty of kitchenware. It's close to Big Bear Village and the Alpine Slide, so we had the flexibility of making up our schedule as we felt like it. We even decided to visit the on-site jacuzzi, and the managers went out of their way to make sure we could access it even though the operating hours had ended. I'd recommend this Christian family owned place to other church groups for their retreats. It's not uber-modern so if you like flat screen TVs, this historic place probably isn't for you. It was perfect for our group's needs, and we enjoyed our long weekend there! "
Valencia, CA 11-08-2011
Large FamilyGroup Retreat Review
Rating: 5 Stars
"Great Times at the Golden Bear Cottages" Review of Golden Bear Cottages Resort by the Vasquez family. I had wanted to take my mom and dad to Golden Bear Cottages, located in beautiful Big Bear Lake, for a long time. I had heard very positive things about this resort for a long time. Since so many of my family members wanted to go along for vacation as well, we decided to rent the biggest cottage at the resort. That way we could have family coming and going all week and would have room for everybody. We live in nearby Southern California cities so this getaway is perfect for us. It is just an hour from home, yet it is exactly like being in an entirely different world! The weather was perfect, in the low to mid seventies, while the weather at home was in the high nineties. The evenings were clear and crisp - the first time we had worn light jackets in months! Our cabin was perfect for our family. We had plenty of room in the huge kitchen for everybody who wanted to cook in our family "chicken cook off" to join in! There was a huge dining room that seats 22 plus a great game room with poker tables, a pool table, and a foosball table. Our three level cottage was comfortable for all who either came to visit or for everyone who stayed for the week. Many of our family members spent much of the week at the beautiful Golden Bear pool and outdoor spa. The setting in the centuries old pine trees is breathtaking! The kids played ping-pong, basketball, volleyball, and other sports at the resort. There was even a great playground for the small kids. Golden Bear has a gift shop, movie rentals, a huge selection of board games, card games, and karaoke plus a library of new hardback books for those who may forget to bring something to read. We had never seen so many great amenities at a vacation destination. Our entire experience at Golden Bear Cottages was just wonderful! We will definitely make this an annual event for our family, one that we will all look forward to. The staff bent over backwards to make sure all of our needs were met. The housekeeping staff and the front office staff made us feel at home, providing great service with smiles and even hugs! I highly recommend Golden Bear Cottages to anyone who wants a wonderful get-a-way for their family and friends. We'll be back! Signed, 'luvtotravelDV'" Derrick Vasquez Colton 09-11-2010
Birthday Celebration Group Review
Rating: 5 Stars
''Thank you, Golden Bear Cottages for your special attention during our recent 80 th birthday family group celebration. We were referred by AAA Travel and always appreciate their recommendations. My wife Eileen was so appreciative for the gift basket, and the dinner reservations for our big family group were superb. We can't wait to come back to see you soon. We should be back to rent some big cabins for the winter holidays. Next time we will plan to have the whole group for a family reunion. Anthony and Eileen from East Highlands Ranch, CA"
Anthony and Eileen
East Highlands Ranch, CA 04-30-2005
Cheer Group Retreat Review Rating: 5 Stars
"This was a great facility for our group of girls for a week-long Cheer Camp. Golden Bear's historic mountain resort setting and group facilities were perfect. Lisa was just amazing !!! Stayed August 2011, traveled on school business for a retreat with a big group of about 75. Great Value for a mountain group resort. Top Quality and Cleanliness. Superior Service! Group Booking Tip: talk to Lisa"
Claremont, CA 08-17-2011
Experience with many groups: Reviewed
Rating: 5 Stars
"Golden Bear Cottages is a nice large size property with lots of big pine trees. Lots of cottages and cabins and with areas to gather and picnic etc. They are family operated and have been in business for years. Golden Bear's located near the beautiful west end of the lake yet close enough to the village, lake and slopes. The cabins/cottages/rooms are great for anyone- individuals, couples, families or friends. With lots of space and different lodging options available they will also accommodate groups and reunions etc. The cabins are clean and have the necessary amenities for a mountain stay. You can pick from a variety of AAA approved cabin sizes and prices. Golden Bear is convenient and access is quick and easy to find after driving up the mountain. We refer family or friends and visitors here as well and we all enjoy our experience. Lisa usually answers our phone calls or she's at the desk and she is always super helpful with any arrangements we have made for ourselves or others! Thank you Golden Bear for reliable & consistent group lodging & the greatest service in Big Bear Lake. Mickey Marzell., is a Yelp Reviewer"
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Golden Bear Cottages is your place for lodging and accommodations in Big Bear Lake, California. We have 28 cabins to choose from on a historic five acre resort. The cabins are nestled among 200 year old tall pines just a block from Big Bear lake. Smaller cabins are perfect for couples. Large cabins are perfect for families and groups. Our Group Vacation Rental Cabins are close to the Lake and Village! Sleep 20,30,40,50, up to 200. We host religious groups, family reunions, student retreats, weddings and family reunions! AAA approved clean historic mountain cabins and resort lodge. Our service is friendly and your pets are welcome. If you plan on bringing your pet, make sure you choose a special cabin where pets are welcome. Our specially appointed Pet Friendly cabins at Golden Bear Cottages all have fenced pet yards. Our AAA approved, Diamond rated rustic mountain resort just a short walk from the lake and marina for great mountain fishing and boating on the 3000 acre Big Bear Lake. Because of our historic prime location, Golden Bear Cottages resort has the most snow in Big Bear year after year! See the 'Map of Property' for the location of each cottage. A few of our family friendly services are shown on this page, including easy and secure online reservations by using the box at the left. Please use the Photos button above to see pictures of each cabin. Look at the Specials too for our great vacation rental deals! Our staff is bi-lingual, hablamos espanol. USA Top 20 Family Vacations Award winner. Please view the complete reservation policies for Big Bear Lake rental cabins and group retreats: details are available to read here http://goldenbear.net/reservation_policies
Golden Bear Cottages resort year- round facilities designed to accommodate and provide lodging amenities and activities for families and many sizes of groups including CHRISTIAN FAMILIES, CHRISTIAN MOUNTAIN RESORT, BUSINESS MEETING RETREAT, CHRISTIAN SCHOOL GROUPS... RETREATS, CHRISTIAN FAMILY REUNIONS, CHRISTIAN FAMILY VACATIONS, CALIFORNIA... CHRISTIAN RETREATS, SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA GROUP RESORTS, CALIFORNIA FAMILY...RESORT, FAMILY RESORT VACATIONS, WORLD FAMOUS FAMILY RESORT GROUP VACATIONS, PET FRIENDLY FAMILY VACATIONS, GROUP CABIN RENTAL Big Bear annual events lodging reservations- returning groups advance reservation policy: Group Special Rate Policy - Golden Bear Cottages limited time offer for 3 or more day annual events.
Reservation Policy for our very special friends and valued returning group guests, please read and take advantage of this limited offer for Big Bear big group cabin rentals for large or small groups:
33% discount reservation policy for returning 3 day or longer group events at Golden Bear Cottages Resort