Plan the Perfect Valentine’s Day Getaway With Five Star Vacation Rentals

WomanHoldingHeartWe’re less than a month out from Valentine’s day, and this is a great time to make your plans. Why not make this year special by planning a getaway to a Five Star Vacation Rental cabin or estate? It can make a huge difference, and will likely be a getaway you’ll long remember.

There’s nothing wrong with tradition, and most of us are reliable when it comes to making sure our loved ones get a nice card, a romantic dinner and maybe some candy and flowers. But you can make it so much more. How about planning a getaway that includes waking up to a panoramic forest view with Big Bear Lake in the background? With our Big Bear cabins you can start the day with a fresh breakfast prepared in your cabin’s gourmet kitchen. Relax a while, and then take a stroll on one of Big Bear’s scenic hiking trails. Later you can visit The Village and enjoy browsing the dozens of unique shops with memorable items and gifts crated by local artists. Spend romantic evenings relaxing in front of the fireplace. Choose one of our cabins with a hot tub, and you can enjoy the brisk evening nights while relaxing alone together.

NuevoVallartaOr choose one of our beachside Nuevo Vallarta condos in Mexico for a truly exotic getaway. Take a quick cab ride into Puerto Vallarta and you’ll soon be shopping for great local souvenirs or enjoying some great seafood at a little cafe. As the sun gets lower in the sky, you can enjoy watching the sunset over the ocean from the balcony of your suite. Plan a fun evening out and head to one of the local destinations for some live music and dancing. Cap the evening off with a brief stroll down the beach as you listen to the waves crashing nearby. This is romance taken to a new level.

We still have plenty of openings for Valentine’s week, and we’ll be happy to help you book your stay. Just give us a call at 310-780-3411.

View all of our Big Bear cabins and luxury estates at this link.  Or give us a call at 310-780-3411, and we’ll help you choose a great property for your perfect holiday getaway.  And if you’d like to explore any of our other destinations, you can be assured that we’re committed to providing top quality cabins, estates, and condos for your next vacation getaway.  Here are links to our other properties in Nuevo VallartaMammoth MountainPark CitySouthern California Beaches, and La Quinta.



Planning a Great Valentine’s Getaway

WomanHoldingHeartMost of us have barely finished putting away the Christmas decorations, and we’re already watching the new year unfold before us. Life comes at you fast, and a little bit of advanced planning can make a huge difference.  Valentine’s Day is just a month away, and this is the perfect time to start planning for a very special treat for you and your sweetie.

Valentine’s Day in Big Bear is a great experience. The excitement over flowers and candy is multiplied when you give her those shortly after you arrive at your luxury vacation rental. Imagine cooking up her favorite meal in the full kitchen and then relaxing with a glass of wine in front of the fireplace later. It’s a recipe for recharging your relationship.  Bundle up and take romantic walk through the forest outside, or just queue up an old romantic movie to watch as you pass the time. The options are nearly endless, and all of them will be more memorable and enjoyable when you experience them while you’re relaxing in the luxury of a Five Star Vacation rental.

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Time in Big Bear can be a very romantic. Big Bear Village has some great restaurants and unique boutique shopping opportunities.  Plan a quiet dinner with a slow walk through the Village, and you’ll find yourself relaxing in the cool evening air. And with the cold air, you’ll find romance as well.

Check out all our Big Bear vacation rentals at this link, and if you’re in the mood for a getaway elsewhere check out our vacation rentals in  Nuevo VallartaMammoth MountainPark CitySouthern California Beaches, and La Quinta. No matter what city you are visiting, staying in a Five Star Vacation Rental property allows you to experience the absolute best in luxury accommodations. We would be glad to help you plan your getaway to Big Bear or elsewhere, so if you would like more information, you can reach out to us by calling 310-780-3411.

There’s Still Time For a Great Valentine’s Day

We hate to be a nag, but Valentine’s Day is almost upon us.  And as we’ve told you in the past, this is a perfect opportunity for you to do something really memorable for your sweetie. We all know that cards, candy and flowers are nice, but isn’t it time to break out of that mold?  Why not choose this year to really deliver a great message of love with a getaway to a Five Star Vacation Rental cabin in Big Bear?

Valentine’s Day falls on a Saturday this year, so it’s a unique opportunity to plan a romantic getaway for just the two of you.  There’s still time to call the in laws or Aunt Margie to come and watch the kids for a couple days while the two of you scoot away for a much-needed romantic weekend. Just rent a handful of movies and leave them a credit card to order pizza.  It’s really much simpler than you think.  And by Friday night, you can be relaxing in front of a crackling fire in your luxurious Five Star Vacation Rental cabin.

Enjoy a romantic meal in one of the Village’s many little restaurants, or grab a couple of ribeyes on your way up the mountain, so you can cook up something yourselves in the fully-equipped kitchen you’ll enjoy.  With the kids and your stress left safely far away, the two of you can enjoy some true quality time with each other.  Grab your skis for some great fun on the slopes, or spend the weekend ordering take out, so you never have to wander far from the warmth and glow of the fire.  Whatever you choose, this has all the makings of a weekend you’ll both remember and smile about for a long time to come.

You can view all of our Big Bear vacation rentals at this link.  Here are links to our other destinations in Park City, and Mammoth Mountain,  Southern California Beaches and Villa la Estancia in Nuevo Vallarta, Mexico.  We wish the best, most romantic Valentine’s Day possible for your and your loved one.  We’ll be happy to help that happen, so call us today at 310-800-5454, and we’ll help you plan a great vacation or weekend trip.

Was One of Your New Year’s Resolutions To Stop Procrastinating?

Some of us are worse than others, but we all are prone to procrastination.  It seems it’s just part of the human condition.  Sometimes there’s really no good reason for it. Other times we have very important reasons like looking up the meaning of the word, “apanthropinization.”  And still other times it’s just Saturday and we’re entitled to disengage from any meaningful interaction with the reality of our lives.  Well, we’re here just like your old Aunt Valentina to encourage you to stop putting off your plans for some very important dates ahead.  But unlike her, we’re willing to step up with some solutions beyond simply wagging our finger in your face.

To make things simpler for you, we’re giving you a heads up today about some important dates that offer great opportunities to end your procrastinating and plan a great getaway to Big Bear.

Have you checked the calendar?  Valentine’s day is less than a month away.   Please tell us that you’re not seriously still thinking that after years of the same old CCFDO (Candy, Card, Flowers, Dinner Out), she’s not entitled to something a bit better this year.  And have either of you considered the possibility that a grander expression of your love and appreciation may well result in a grander expression of love and appreciation back your way?  We can’t imagine any possible down side to that.

Another good reason to hop on this one is that we may well be sold out for Valentine’s Day.  The date falls on a Saturday this year, so a weekend getaway will be even more popular than in previous years.  Prove to your spouse that you can conquer procrastination and book your Valentine’s Day romantic getaway today!  Once you’ve secured one of our luxury vacation rental cabins in Big Bear, you can begin to plan for that moment as you’re being smothered with grateful kisses.  You can briefly break away from that affectionate embrace and with all modesty state, “You know, I’ve been planning this for weeks.”  Mission accomplished.

Next on the agenda is Spring Break.  We’ll have more on that in a later blog post, but it’s another busy time for us.  You’re wise to plan ahead.  Most schools will observe Spring Break starting the last week of March, so — don’t make us say it — don’t procrastinate!  Call us today at 310-800-5454, and we’ll help you find the ideal vacation rental for your getaway.  Did you know that we have strategically acquired several luxury properties that sit side-by-side?  This is perfect if you want to plan a big outing for multiple families or large groups.  Call us and we’ll check to see what’s available for the dates you have in mind.

Call us at 310-800-5454 and we’ll be glad to help you with your Valentine’s Day or Spring Break plans.  Browse our properties in Big BearMammothPark CityPalm Springs/La QuintaSouthern California Beaches, or  Villa la Estancia in Nuevo Vallarta, Mexico.  Call us at 310-800-5454 to make your plans.  We will help you conquer your procrastination and create a truly memorable getaway for you and your family.

Top 100 Reasons to Book Your Big Bear Getaway Today

Well, forgive us our short attention span, but we’re going to skip immediately to reason number 98.  The previous 97 were all perfectly sound reasons as well, but . . . do you really need 100 reasons?  And let’s be honest, how many of you would keep reading much beyond the first five or six?

Reason 98:  Valentine’s Day + Skiing

Valentine’s Day is a very popular holiday with our guests.  It’s easy to understand.  If you book the right cabin, you’ll end up with a romantic fireplace, a great forest view, perhaps even a hot tub.  Give your mind a few moments to ponder the possibilities of these ingredients . . .  It’s going to be a weekend you’ll both remember with a sigh and a smile.  Bear Mountain and Snow Summit are both open with great skiing, so you can add this to your great romantic getaway.  It will be one you’re going to want to repeat again next year.  If you book far enough in advance, you can even get the same cabin and start an annual tradition.  A very warm and wonderful tradition.  When you add a few chocolates, some candles, and a nice meal to the equation, we’re pretty sure you’re going to have the romantic time of your life.  And this may be a great opportunity to stretch out your getaway.  Valentine’s Day falls on a Friday this year, and the following Monday is the President’s Day holiday. But that pushes us into the next reason.

Reason 99:  President’s Day + Skiing

This year President’s Day falls on Monday, February 17th.  School will be out, and it’s a great chance to get away for some last-minute skiing and downtime with the family.  As we noted in our previous reason, Friday the 14th should be reserved as a romantic evening for you and your sweetheart.  But many of us enjoy our family time, and don’t want to miss an opportunity to get some quality time together.  President’s day weekend is a great opportunity to have some quality family time combined with some great skiing.  Be advised that most of our cabins are already booked for that weekend.  But as we write this, we still have about a dozen cabins available for a Friday night (February 14th) arrival with a Monday morning departure.  It’s a perfect long weekend you can devote to a romantic evening on Friday, followed by family fun for the rest.

Reason 100:  You Need to Give Your Productivity a Boost

It seems counterintuitive, but studies have shown that people who work constantly with very little time devoted to rest actually end up being less productive than their counterparts who take days off and schedule downtime.  But when you think about a bit, it really makes sense.  Even our cars come with a maintenance schedule designed to pull them off the road for brief periods of time to get refreshed and lubricated.  Don’t you really need to be refreshed and lubricated too?  There’s really no better place to get your human oil changed than in a Five Star Vacation Rental in Big Bear.  We’ve been hearing that groan you let out each morning as you pry yourself out of bed, and it’s time you get that noise looked at.  A good weekend away in one of our luxurious cabins is sure to cure you, and put a new spring in your step.  You’ll be good for another 20,000 miles or so.

Feel free to invent your own reasons.  Virtually any good or bad  reason will do.  And whatever reason you choose, you can be assured that we’ll be here ready to welcome you into one of our cozy and luxurious Big Bear Vacation Rentals.  To view our Big Bear vacation rental cabins, visit our Big Bear page at this link.  We can also help you plan your holiday in one our other destinations as well. Check out our luxury vacation rentals in Park CityPalm Springs/La Quinta Southern California BeachesMammoth Mountain, and  Villa la Estancia in Nuevo Vallarta, Mexico. We realize that you get very little vacation time each year, so we’re dedicated to ensuring that your time spent in one of our luxury vacation rentals will be a great value for your and your family.  Call us today at 310-800-5454, and we’ll help you plan the vacation of a lifetime.

Be sure to download our new IOS and Android apps. These are a great tool to let your view our properties and book them while you’re on the go.


What Do You Have Planned For Valentine’s Day?

We’re still about a month out from Valentine’s Day, so there’s a little bit of time left for you to plan an amazing event for your loved one.  Candy is nice, flowers are fun, a nice dinner is a given, but isn’t it time to show them a real expression of your love?  You should be nodding your head with us right about now.  It’s time to go beyond the usual expectations and plan a Valentine’s Day that will be something you both smile about with fond memories for many years to come.

Big Bear is a perfect place to rekindle the romance in your relationship.  The weather in February is still quite chilly, so you can plan a wonderful romantic evening in front of the fireplace in your luxurious Five Star Vacation Rental cabin.  Choose one of our cabins with a hot tub or Jacuzzi, and you’ll have another wonderful place to relax and enjoy each other’s company as you revel in the romance of the moment.

We recommend you start the evening either at one of Big Bear’s fine restaurants or with a cozy dinner you prepare in the kitchen of your cabin.  Be sure to linger a while over a glass of wine and a great little dessert before you head over to the fireplace or hot tub.  Once there, you’ll be able to relax and enjoy the quiet stillness of a Big Bear evening.  You may want to take a stroll through the Village before you head back to the cabin.  Breathe the crisp evening air, and you’ll both delight in the relaxing atmosphere.

While Big Bear is our most popular destination, be sure to check out our luxury vacation rentals in Park CityPalm Springs/La QuintaSouthern California BeachesMammoth Mountain, and Villa la Estancia in Nuevo Vallarta, Mexico.  We realize that you get very little vacation time each year, so we’re dedicated to ensuring that your time spent in one of our luxury rentals will be a great value for your and your family.  Call us today at 310-780-3411, and we’ll help you plan the vacation of a lifetime.

Be sure to download our new IOS and Android apps. These are a great tool to let you view our properties and book them while you’re on the go.

Plan Your Perfect Valentine’s Day Getaway

Valentine’s Day is just a couple weeks away, and you’re in danger of missing a huge opportunity.  Sure, candy and flowers are nice, but isn’t it time to really show him or her a better demonstration of your affection?  Flowers quickly wilt, and candy will disappear, but a romantic getaway will be something they’ll remember for the rest of their lives.  And we’ve got some of the most romantic getaways imaginable.  Here are a couple ideas:

We’ve got great winter conditions in Big Bear right now, and whether you’re a skier or not, it’s a perfect time to get away.  Imagine cooking a romantic dinner for your honey and settling down in front of a crackling fire with a nice glass of wine as you enjoy a romantic evening in one of our luxury Big Bear cabins.  Many of our cabins also have toasty warm hot tubs that will be the perfect place to enjoy the crisp night air and watch as the stars put on their nightly show in the wide open skies above the treetops.  It’s a perfect recipe for romance, and we’re sure it’s one that both of you will remember with a knowing smile for many years to come.  Recharge your batteries, and rekindle the romance in your marriage with a weekend escape to Big Bear.

If you’ve got something more exotic in mind, we’ve got a perfect opportunity for that as well.  Our beach side resort units in Puerto Nuevo Mexico are just amazing.  There are daily flights from all southern California airports, and it’s a short cab ride from the airport to Villa la Estancia.

This world-class resort offers a level of luxury found in very few international destinations.  Enjoy a fine gourmet meal at the on site restaurant, La Casona.  This restaurant boasts some of the best reviews of the entire region, and you’ll enjoy an amazing fare of Kobe beef, or fresh local seafood.  February weather in Puerto Nuevo sees daily highs usually in the 80’s, so later you can take a slow walk on the beach.  You’ll delight in the sound of the surf as the pressures from back home seem a million miles away.  Take your relaxation to an even deeper level with the resort’s spa, and you’ll see why Villa la Estancia is a prime destination for people from all over the world.  Can you imagine anything more romantic?

We’ve helped hundreds of our guest put together the perfect romantic getaway, so be sure to call us to plan yours.  But don’t delay, as Valentine’s Day is one of our busiest times, and we’ve got only a limited number of luxury units available.  You can make this Valentine’s day one that will create sighs and smiles for many years to come, and we’ll be glad to help.  Just give us a call at 310-780-3411, and we’ll get to work!

And remember we’ve also got luxury vacation rentals available in Park City,Palm Springs/La QuintaSouthern California Beaches, and Mammoth Mountain.  Your vacation time and romantic plans are just too important to leave to chance.