Santa Cruz / Monterey Bay KOA

1186 San Andreas Road

Watsonville, CA 95076

Reserve: 800-562-7701

Info: 831-722-0551

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May 03, 2015
We loved it will be going back again soon!
May 03, 2015
This was our first time at any KOA. We have 2 young kids, stayed in the deluxe cabin & had a great time! There was so much to do on the grounds & in the area. It was the perfect family vacation & we are definitely coming back again.. To this KOA.
May 03, 2015
2nd time here same spot,loved it.
May 03, 2015
This was hard to rate because depending on your usage it would be a different answer. The park was clean, bathrooms were clean, and the showers were warm. The campsites were tiny and most of the teeny tiny sites were filled with large family or combinations of families so it was very busy and loud. Not great place w/o kids.The woman with long red hair at front desk is a great employee- keep her
May 02, 2015
This is my favorite spot! Making it a every year thing!
May 02, 2015
This time my stay was 8 days. Staff is always friendly, place is clean and sites roomy. I apologize for oversleeping and leaving late, having some medical issues and when I finally get to sleep, its hard for me to wake up and move. Thanks, Kevin
Apr 30, 2015
Great campground. All the staff was very friendly.
Apr 30, 2015
We have been to this KOA many times and it is our favorite. We have two grands kids and they have so much fun there.
Apr 30, 2015
Everyone was so friendly and the camp had a lot of cool amenities. I was impressed with how family oriented it was. I doubt kids will ever be bored there! My only issue was the price. I wanted to stay more than one day, but the weekend rate of $95 is just too spendy to justify.
Apr 29, 2015
Campground, staff and shop are great, showers not. Toilets nearby nice but only one shower due to renovation so queuing in the morning - not good. Went to other showers which were tired and lukewarm. Also laundry was broken so couldn't do any washing.
Apr 29, 2015
Excellent campground with clean facilities, friendly staff, activities for all ages and a short walk to a beautiful beach. Very quiet at night too.
Apr 29, 2015
Apr 29, 2015
Wifi signal was non-existent
Apr 29, 2015
The Geounds are kept uo very nicely. The cabin we stay in was clean and co for table. There is so much fun for kids camping here. The pool is very clean and the staff friendly, helpful,and laid back. What a great experience!
Apr 29, 2015
Nice area. Close to everything. Very relaxing.
Apr 29, 2015
Enjoyed 1 night stay here in tent campsite. Well maintained & clean, nice grounds, @1 mile from beach. Plenty RV sites & Kamping Kabins. 1 criticism: not allowing people to sleep in their mini-vans. I am not homeless and wanted to camp by sleeping in mini-van. I was told KOA does not allow this, but let me do it this one time. Would recommend KOA anyway.
Apr 28, 2015
The nicest KOA we have stayed at ever!We have stayed at several throughout the western states and this by far is the best.
Apr 28, 2015
Wonderful stay with 3 - 8 yr old grandkids!
Apr 28, 2015
I got charge for a pet fee when I don't have any pets...Not happy
Apr 27, 2015
Beautiful campgrounds clean and very organized.deluxe cabin very nice. We expected more activities for the kids. Website showed more organized activities for children. I know it is a little off season. Next time we will come in the summer.
Apr 27, 2015
Clean, safe, friendly :)
Apr 27, 2015
Great improvements including pavers at site, additional sewer hookup, nicely pruned trees. Kids loved the jumping pillow and the cycles. Staff friendly, efficient. Garbage pickup at site and delivery of wood very much appreciated.
Apr 27, 2015
Overall the place was great, the staff were extremely nice. BUT our cabin when we checked in had a putrid rotten smell. The mattresses are extremely poor when you wake up the next morning with a stiff neck and back.
Apr 27, 2015
Great place for kids
Apr 25, 2015
Clean. Nice staff. Good for kids!
Apr 25, 2015
A great place, wish I'd stayed longer.
Apr 25, 2015
great for kids would be nice to have a shuttle to the beach
Apr 24, 2015
Loved our time here. Plenty of things for young families to do. Can't wait to book the next trip.
Apr 23, 2015
What a great place for kids and adults who still like to play :)
Apr 23, 2015
The campsite was very clean and functional. When quiet time came it was truely quiet time. The kids, from other camp sites, had many enjoyable activities and fun things to do during the day. We saw children riding their bikes around the park laughing and having fun, as it should be when camping. Have recommended this KOA to other family members and friends. We will be back again soon.
Apr 23, 2015
FD helped me back in my trailer which saved me a bunch of time. Absolutely awesome. Thanks FD!
Apr 22, 2015
Loved it! Wish the banana bike stand was open more!
Apr 22, 2015
Apr 22, 2015
had a good time, friendly & quite.
Apr 22, 2015
Apr 22, 2015
Staff was great. Everything well kept. Grandkids loved the pool and all the kid play areas.
Apr 22, 2015
We stayed in a deluxe cabin while we wait for our new trailer to arrive...1st time and we loved it! Very clean and had everything but our food and clothes. Made it very easy.
Apr 22, 2015
Apr 22, 2015
Bathrms need deep cleaning. Need to enforce quite hrs especially in the a.m.
Apr 21, 2015
wish they had a shuttle to the actual beach, but the beach shack is nice.
Apr 21, 2015
Really well maintained and very family oriented. Had a blast with the Grandkids!
Apr 21, 2015
Very clean and well maintained. Quiet (if you stay away from the play area). Great family park close to the beach.
Apr 20, 2015
My four daughters, my wife, and I thoroughly enjoyed our stay. We will be returning in a few months to stay a bit longer so we can enjoy all of the amenities. Thanks for a great stay!
Apr 20, 2015
Great for young families. I had teenagers with me and the place was over run with little kids. Small pool for such a large facility. Could use a good cleaning of game room. Overall we had a fun time.
Apr 19, 2015
I love staying there so relaxing and weather great.
Apr 19, 2015
Very clean. Staff was extremely helpful and polite! Had a great stay and looking forward to returning soon!
Apr 18, 2015
Enjoyed our stay very much. Always such a great family time with our grandkids!
Apr 18, 2015
We had a wonderful experience staying here! It's very well kept with lots of things for the kids to do and close to other Santa Cruz attractions! We just wish there was a small child play set and swing. The ones they have are for older children.
Apr 17, 2015
Had another wonderful stay here. The staff continue to impress our group with their friendliness and hospitality.
Apr 17, 2015
This KOA is emaculate! My only disappointment is that they charged $6.00 PER PERSON to attend our campsite BBQ. We booked this KOA to see our family who lives in the area. We fronted an additional $42.00. I thought that was steep since our site was paid for in full, and this gathering was only for 3 hours.

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