Family Ready Vacation Rentals

Southern California’s Favorite Vacation Destination

Welcome to Rather Be Properties
The perfect place to stay, like a home away from home. Whether you’re looking for a sunny poolside oasis or a snowy adventure in the mountains we have a vacation rental for you.
Enjoy the privacy of your own vacation with friends or family with the reassurance that we are available whenever you need us.

Our Properties

Property Highlights

8 Guests

3 bedrooms

Great location


PETs welcome

Free WiFI


What We Offer

Rather Be Mountain Getaway; Rather Be Properties, LLC; Big Bear, Big Bear City, Big Bear Lake, California Bedroom 1.2


You have the entire place and you are welcome to use everything in the house.

Pool and Backyard


Full access on all the amenities.



We have a wide variety of entertainment on all ages.


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Frequently Asked Questions

Book direct on this website, go to the property listing that you wish to stay and click on “Book Now”.

The maximum number of persons allowed to stay in the Property is  8 (including children). 

Additional guests after the first 4 guests will be charged $25.00 per person per night. Online rates and charges vary and are subject to change without notice.

All payments are made online through the Rather Be Properties, LLC website via our company’s payment merchant. Full/partial payment is required to make a confirmed reservation/booking.

Yes, we do. However, we charge $50.00 per pet per stay.

Cancellations made 2 weeks or more in advance before the check-in date will receive a 100% full refund and will incur a 10% cancellation fee of the accommodation amount.
Cancellations made within 7 – 13 days before the check-in date will receive a 50% refund and will incur a 10% cancellation fee of the accommodation amount.
Cancellations made 3 – 6 days before the check-in date will receive a 30% refund and will incur a 20% cancellation fee of the accommodation amount.
Cancellations made 48 hours or less before the check-in date will not be refunded and will incur a 20% cancellation fee of the accommodation amount.
Cancellation or early departure is non-refundable on rent and other fees.

The following are 100% non-refundable and non-transferable.
– Reservations that use promo codes
– No shows (for any reason)
– Changes in the Reservation – any of the following:
          – Early departure/shortened stay
          – Changing of booking schedule/rebooking
          – Changing/transferring to any of the Rather Be Properties

Changes in the reservation are subject to management approval and are charged a Change Fee of $25.00 if approved.

All offer/promotion codes provided by Rather Be Properties, LLC are not transferable and are not redeemable for cash, and cannot be combined with any other promotions or any other offer or discounts offered by Rather Be Properties, LLC. They are applied to the value of the accommodation, excluding other fees like cleaning & service fees and are subject to our general terms and conditions.

The promotion code will only be used on Rather Be Properties, LLC website. It must be entered into the Promo Code field on the checkout payment page and applied for the discount to be deducted from the total room accommodation amount. There are certain days that are excluded from promotional offers. Offers/Promotion Codes can be amended or withdrawn at any time, at management’s discretion.