Local services are varied, with hundreds of places to eat and drink. The Grizzly Manor Cafe is the place for breakfast or lunch, whilst Village Pizza is the place for a take-away. Pine Knot is a wicked bakery where you can get a good cup of coffee.
As for night-life, with a choice of over 50 bars, no-one should miss out.
There is a huge range of accommodation available at Big Bear Lake with apartments to rent at the base of the slopes.