Snow-Covered Mountains Set Unique Tone for Valentine’s Day Getaway

Posted: 01/27/16

This year Valentine’s Day falls on the weekend, and the community of Big Bear Lake is preparing to provide an openhearted atmosphere for the perfect romantic getaway.

Big Bear has received a good amount of natural snow this winter, and more is expected before Valentine’s Day. Big Bear’s snow-covered mountains alone set a unique tone for Valentine’s Day romance not found anywhere else in Southern California.

Big Bear serves the ideal setting for a romantic winter getaway with two premier ski resorts, fine dining, certified massage specialists, comfy accommodations and a variety of specials just for couples. Big Bear’s temperatures might dip into the 30s on this special occasion, but it sizzles with red-hot passion!

“With all of the snow we’ve got so far this season, and the likelihood that more is on the way, it should make for a very romantic setting,” said Big Bear Visitors Bureau Operations Director Rebecca Hrabia. “In addition to the snow, we have some businesses in town that are pulling out all the stops to ensure that couples have a special day here in Big Bear.”

Mountain Mobile Massage a soothing body and mind experience for couples that rekindles sparks with its “Romance & Relaxation Massage Package.” This one-of-a-kind treatment includes a 90-minute massage side-by-side with custom chocolate or champagne body butter, seductive strawberry oil, reflexology foot massage and more! Contact Mountain Mobile Massage & Spa at 909-800-8103 to set an appointment.

Altitudes Massage offers couples an opportunity to spoil themselves on Valentine’s Day with a comforting massage experience with “His and Hers Couples Getaway Massage.” The special that is valid on Valentine’s Day only includes two 90-minute same-room couples massage, soothing head and foot reflexology, customized aromatherapy and hot stones. In addition to a relaxing, sensuous massage, couples will receive sparkling champagne, choice of a chocolate delicacy and a long-stem red rose. The cost for “His and Hers Couples Getaway Massage” is $350.

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 free of equal or lesser value. Also, 20 percent off sunglasses or goggles. “Couples Rentals” are valid February 12-14, 2016.

Couples that love an adventure and have dreamed about going on the Amazing Race together should try the Amazing Scavenger Hunt Adventure. Couples solve clues and complete challenges together on a smart phone guided scavenger hunt through the streets of the Village. To sign up go to Use promo code LUVBB to receive 20 percent off on Valentine’s Day.

When evening arrives, couples have many great choices for a delightful dining experience. Some of Big Bear’s fine dining restaurants offering Valentine’s Day specials for sweethearts include the The Pines Lakefront, Wine Room at Wolf Creek Resort, Evergreen International, Peppercorn Grille, Madlon’s Restaurant and Sweet Basil Bistro.

There are a variety of accommodations to make time together an unforgettable experience. Big Bear’s bed & breakfast inns offer charming settings with a touch of elegance. B & Bs are decorated with fresh bouquets of flowers and shimmering candles. Many of the B & Bs have in-room Jacuzzis and offer special services such as couples’ massages. Other lodging choices include private vacation home rentals right on the lake or intimate, cozy cabins in the forest. Perhaps a full service hotel is more suitable because of its many “spoil-me services.” Big Bear is certain to have the right accommodations for romantic couples.

Make plans and book accommodations today for a romantic getaway that will always be cherished! A memorable Valentine’s getaway to Big Bear is an easy two-hour drive from most Southland cities. For more information about Big Bear’s Valentine’s Day specials or to book reservations, log on to or call 1-800-424-4232. This year Valentine’s Day occurs on a Sunday during President’s Day Weekend, which means guests should book now for the best choice of amenities.

*Note: During the winter months, motorists are required to carry tire chains in their vehicles at all times.

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January 27, 2016