Adventure Awaits at Sessions Retreat in Big Bear

Hey there, adventure seekers! If you’re tired of the same old city chaos and need a break, Sessions Retreat in Big Bear is THE spot. We all love @THERESANDIEGO, but every now and then, we need to venture beyond, right? And let us tell you, the trip was worth it!

Set within California’s awe-inspiring San Bernardino Mountains, roughly two and half hour’s drive from San Diego, Sessions makes tapping into alpine adventures easier than ever through unexpected amenities and harmonious hospitality. 

Envisioned in 2021 by three entrepreneurs on a mission to deepen human connections outdoors, Sessions came to life after they uncovered an outdated property’s potential. The concept? To transform the 30-year-old motel into a vibrant boutique mountain hub filled with spaces fostering community bonds through shared experiences, wellness, and art.

This spot is all about getting closer to nature, hanging out with rad people, and finding your own vibe. It’s a place where you can create unforgettable memories by diving into fun and unexpected adventures with your friends and family.

Where Past Meets Present: History, Mission, & Values

Stepping into Sessions felt like joyfully tumbling into a storybook-esque ode to Big Bear’s spirited history—one thoughtfully etched with passion. Rooted in the rich tapestry of this mountainous haven, Sessions goes beyond mere accommodation; it’s a heartfelt commitment to creating an immersive experience.

Their mission is woven into every detail, reflecting their dedication to fostering connections, embracing diversity, and crafting memories that linger long after the journey ends. Authenticity, community, and profound respect for the environment are the values that guide every corner.

As we explored Sessions, it became evident that this wasn’t just a hotel; it was a community crafted with care. The vision behind it was clear—to offer travelers more than just a place to stay but a haven resonating with their spirit.

Community Meets Wilderness

Sessions provides a diverse selection of accommodations, each designed to cater to the unique needs of guests. The amenities blew our minds—picture a swanky hotel with modern features and stylish decor!

From the budget-friendly comfort of The Lodge and the romantic allure of The Chalet to the rustic elegance of Cabin 69 and the artistic inspiration of The Club, every space is crafted to provide a personalized and immersive experience. 

But for us, Sessions transcended the boundaries of traditional lodging because of its focus on creating community connections and experiences.

Joining fellow travelers at the Community Fire Pit, relaxing at the Flatlander Bar, or unwinding on the Outside Patios created an experience that seamlessly blended communal spirit with the serenity of nature.

There’s also a pool table and more games than your grandma’s closet!

Sessions’s communal kitchen and dining hall became more than just spaces for meals—they were places to forge connections and savor the joy of shared experiences.

Whether you’re a culinary enthusiast or a novice, the kitchen serves as a playground to explore and connect with others just as jazzed finding fellowship through food, drink, and good company!

Unleash Your Spirit in the Great Outdoors

Sessions isn’t just a place to stay; it’s an adventure hub. Being Southern California’s #1 mountain biking destination, the immediate access to exhilarating trails, free bike storage, and complimentary trolley service made every moment an adventure.

Winter transforms Big Bear into a snowy wonderland! Located just 2 minutes from Snow Summit, Sessions Retreat is the gateway to thrilling ski and snowboard experiences. Enjoying complimentary shuttle service, ski/board storage, and the perfect blend of comfort and excitement made our stay truly exceptional.

And after hitting the slopes, cozy up by the wood-burning fireplace with their welcome gift of s’mores. It’s like camping but with Wi-Fi!

Your Dream Event Awaits

Our team thought Sessions was the perfect place for a relaxing, team-building getaway with our families, and if a unique, rustic mountain environment is the vibe you are looking for – we bet you’ll agree!

Whether it’s a corporate retreat, family reunion, dream wedding, or any other special celebration – Sessions is a great choice. Their versatile spaces and attentive service ensure a seamless and memorable event.

The venue exudes charm and has ample space, with 35 rustic yet modern rooms, scenic views, and the Flatlander event space. They can also provide professional bartending services and a curated list of service providers to make your event a success.

Exclusive Discounts: Unlock Savings for Memorable Stays

We got the hookup! Don’t wait to take advantage of Session’s great discounts!

10% Off for Direct Bookings:

  • Enjoy a 10% discount when booking directly on the Sessions website, here

Group Booking Discount:

  • Gather your tribe! Book 3 or more rooms and receive a 15% discount. Perfect for families or groups looking to create lasting memories together.

ThereSanDiego Discount:

  • Oh, and guess what? We snagged all of you 20% OFF using the code THERESD! Choose your perfect haven, unlock exclusive discounts, and let the adventure begin!

See you there!

So, fellow explorers, let this be an invitation to seize the moment! Whether you’re an avid adventurer, a culinary enthusiast, or a seeker of shared experiences, Sessions has something for everyone.

Adventure awaits—make it extraordinary! 

For more info on Sessions Retreat in Big Bear and to book your stay, please visit the website here. For updates, follow them on Instagram and Facebook.

See you there, San Diego!

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