Ice on the lake at sunset

Sweetheart Deals Add Spark For Romantic Getaway Packages

Posted: 02/06/12 | By Daniel

Big Bear Lake serves the ideal setting for a romantic winter getaway with two top-notch ski resorts, candlelight dining, comfy lodging with wood-burning fireplaces, and a variety of "sweet-heart" specials to romance that special someone.

Big Bear's temperatures might be in the 20s or 30s on this special occasion, but the mountain resort sizzles with red-hot passion.

Action Tours (Action Zipline Tours and Action Segway Tours) have special discounts called "Some Action on Valentine" Action Zipline Tours special whisks lovers off their feet (literally). Couples fly through the trees and over the snow on ziplines, and save $40 off regular rates per couple. Action Segway Tours offers a unique way to explore Big Bear on an electrical two-wheeled chariot. This invigorating outing for couples also discounts $40 per couple. Both offers are good for February 11-14, 2012. Rates are limited to the first five couples per day that the special is valid (Feb. 11-14), and must mention "Get Some Action on Valentines" at the time of booking to receive the discount. For zipline tour reservations call 909-866-0390. For Segway tour reservations call 909-366-0890.

Helicopter Big Bear offers a treat for love birds who want to fly together. Enjoy a 20 minute sightseeing flight from the vantage point of a helicopter cockpit to witness beautiful scenic aerial views. Longer tours are also available. The intimate flight includes a linen-lined picnic basket complete with champagne or Perrier sparkling water, a box of fine chocolate, a stuffed teddy bear, and a single rose. It's a Valentine's Day treat that will be remembered for a lifetime. Helicopter Big Bear's Valentine's Day special offer is good from February 11- 18, 2012. Reservations are required. To book the Helicopter Sightseeing Flight for Love Birds call 909-585-1200.

Couples who opt to go skiing or snowboarding for the Valentine's Day holiday might consider Goldsmith's Boardshop for "Couples Rentals" rent one rental set, and get the second rental set of equal or lesser value for free. "Couples Rentals" are valid February 10-15, 2012. For more details contact Goldsmith's Boardshop at 909-866-2728.

After a day of playing in the snow together, finish your day of romance at your private vacation rental. Choices range from full service hotels to charming bed & breakfasts, private homes and rustic cabins. Whether it is lakefront, in the village, or countryside, every lodge in Big Bear creates a romantic atmosphere. Some Valentine's Day specials for lodging accommodations to consider are Windy Point Inn, Castlewood Cottages and Blue Horizon Lodge.

Big Bear Lake Resort Association offers a wide range of romantic packages that combines a room with choice of a couples massages, day spa service or romantic room customizing with roses, candles, and rose pedals placed in the room. Book Romantic Getaway Packages at or call 800-424-4232.