Santa Cruz / Monterey Bay KOA

1186 San Andreas Road

Watsonville, CA 95076

Reserve: 800-562-7701

Info: 831-722-0551

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Campground Reviews

Apr 03, 2015
Great staff. Slight hassle for us that the nearest bathroom facility was closed for renovation and the water was off for several hours one day
Apr 02, 2015
Apr 02, 2015
Thoroughly enjoyed our stay - would have appreciated more info on availability of activities on weekends versus weekdays....spent considerable time trying to figure out how to rent the bikes.....nothing posted anywhere on what to do or where to go. Otherwise it was wonderful.
Apr 02, 2015
For those with kids, KOA is a great place to stay. For empty nesters like us, not so much. Too many kids & too much noise make relaxing difficult. We loved the hot tub when not full of kids & went right at 9 am to have quiet &exercise. It would be nice to open pool & hot tub earlier (8:30 am maybe?) so older folks like us could enjoy it more before all the kids begin to show up around 9:30 or 10
Apr 02, 2015
Apr 02, 2015
great for family camping!
Apr 02, 2015
Amazing! Staff was friendly and informative. Our kids called it "Disneyland for camping!" :-) The grounds were clean and so many activities to keep the whole family busy throughout the day! Thank you for sharing your great KOA. See you soon!
Apr 02, 2015
Small spots and not really "camping" but with 2 small kids (1 and 4 years old) it was one of the best vacations we've had. What a great family experience! The staff was excellent and the location was great.
Apr 02, 2015
We always have such a great time here!! Location is great, staff is great and the amenities are wonderful!
Apr 02, 2015
As usual, awesome place to meet up with our kids. Had a great time. Thanks for being so helpful and always having a great smiling attitude. Thanks. Mj
Apr 02, 2015
Love this place !! Nice clean everything u need on a campground
Apr 02, 2015
After moving our camp space twice and dealing with the ports potties dirty bathrooms in the cramped camp we were done with our trip before it started, your Los really isn't set up for larger tents so we will go elsewhere in the future thanks
Apr 02, 2015
Convenience of having Wood delivered, ice delivered, the store on site, access to pool And spa, garbage pickup, gray dumps onsite. VERY kid Friendly!
Apr 02, 2015
It was a nice stay until they charged me for a lost key but then later found it - guess where? In the key drop box! But it took a day to figure it out.
Apr 01, 2015
Everything was great. There were a couple things that I expected but wasn't a horrible downer. I expected at least one pot or pan in the cabin. I made what I could on the hot plate but would have liked to cook my pasta in a pot. Also, the shower could have been stronger bit at least there was hot water.
Apr 01, 2015
Stayed this past weekend and could not of asked for a more enjoyable experience. from registration to departure the KOA staff were pleasant and were available to address any concerns we had. Great place to bring children as they have lots of activities. Enjoyed the Smore Night. This place has everything to keep children occupied from bounce pillow to playgrounds and a heated pool.
Apr 01, 2015
Staff was very helpful and everything was clean. We had lots of fun!
Apr 01, 2015
This was our first time staying at a KOA. I brought my four children age ranges from 13 to 3. There was plenty for all of them to do. We are already planning our next trip back!
Apr 01, 2015
It seemed my site was a public site. Children of all ages and even parents would walk through my site to go to the jumper starting from 8 AM till 9 PM. We had no privacy and KOA did nothing to help on this issue. I paid for for this site, just like other did.. I don't walk thru their site. Guess it was the location of the site and KOA should have done something to prevent this.
Apr 01, 2015
Other than having the construction crew start at 8am on Saturday & Sunday morning, (our kabin was directly behind the bathroom construction site), we had the BEST time, as always.
Apr 01, 2015
I wish there was a little more room between the campsites - especially given the popularity of the campground. Overall, very organized and operated.
Apr 01, 2015
It was great!!!!!!!
Apr 01, 2015
Super fun for the whole family.
Mar 31, 2015
great location, friendly staff, lots of activities for kids and very clean
Mar 31, 2015
Great staff, busy campground but quiet at night. Fantastic for kids. Sites are spotless and not to close together. Definite favorite
Mar 31, 2015
We had such a pleasant stay. Everyone was wonderful so much to do. We will return.
Mar 31, 2015
Very friendly staff!!!
Mar 31, 2015
It was like staying at a resort. We had so much fun! The staff are all so friendly.
Mar 31, 2015
Absolutely wonderful campground!
Mar 31, 2015
Perhaps some notices about our water situation should be posted; especially in the shower and restroom areas. Oh! And perhaps a reminder about wildlife? I forgot about raccoons being around. ...and they are BIG suckers!
Mar 31, 2015
Our first KOA trip ever was most awesome, it definitely won't be our last.
Mar 31, 2015
Nice place to stay. Clean, lots of dogs & children but quiet and well behaved-no loud drinking party people. Staff extremely helpful. Great campground for families with young children.
Mar 30, 2015
As always great time at the KOA in Watsonville. Visited before and will visit again!
Mar 30, 2015
Thoroughly enjoyed our stay! Very well maintained sites. We will definitely be back! The only negative was the tile guys just across from us cutting tile etc....but that needs to be done to maintain the facilities!
Mar 30, 2015
We had a great time. The staff was very helpful and friendly. Plenty of activities to keep the kids entertained and less than a mile to the beach.
Mar 30, 2015
Mar 30, 2015
Mar 30, 2015
Lovely park. Absolutely outstanding customer service by staff. Very well staffed. Heaven for kids and families. Great airstreams for rent too!
Mar 30, 2015
I would only recommend if you had kids..This is a kids park...Had a poor spot #39..car camper 3 ft from my table...park was clean..nice people..Train loudspeaker blasted ever 10 mins in front of space #38...
Mar 30, 2015
Great stay
Mar 30, 2015
This is my new favorite KOA. The staff was great!!!
Mar 30, 2015
We loved the people, surroundings and wonderful service. The downside was we had these larva that kept reappearing on our cabin porch. You did come right away with spray and cleaned them up. Sadly they returned.... We know it wasnt your fault. Stepping on them then walking into our cabin. It caused a great deal of clean up. Otherwise a fun and friendly place.
Mar 30, 2015
Same in the pool and jumped on jumping pillow
Mar 30, 2015
Mar 30, 2015
Best KOA ever!! Giant bouncy pillow, train rides, tree/rock climbing, mini golf, heated pool and hot tub, wonderful family place to camp. Even a dog walk and grooming station! Fantastic...can't wait to return. Kids had a ball and so did we!
Mar 30, 2015
Construction noise at 8am. Should be done Monday thru Friday. We had a cabin by there and it woke up small children Also only twoshowers. Wait was hours to get ashower
Mar 29, 2015
Friendly staff, well maintained kids areas, clean park. A blast for the kids! Close to the beach. But the little ones didn't want to go anywhere else they were having so much fun at the KOA! Would love to return someday. Our first KOA. Thanks!
Mar 29, 2015
We really loved this KOA. Everything was perfect except for the wifi. When it's late and we wanted to relax it would have been nice for the kids to be able get on their devices.
Mar 29, 2015
My wife was ecstatic upon getting settled into our deluxe cabin which was more hotel than camp. They even had a pet friendly one for our "entire" family. The kids didn't want to leave. It was a bit crowded and sometimes a little stinky from the nearby landfill, but otherwise, it's a great KOA for a family. Also great central location for doing day trips to Big Sur and San Fra
Mar 29, 2015
Came down to go surfing-loved it!

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