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 19, 2014
Loved the accommodations and how clean & well kept everything was.
Apr 19, 2014
We liked the cabin but 3 out of 4 beds were very uncomfortable. The grounds were well kept and the staff helpful and kind. The kids had a blast.
Apr 19, 2014
Apr 19, 2014
Kids a blast and were annoyed whenever we wanted to leave the campground. The trailer rental was clean, bathrooms on property were clean, staff was extremely friendly and the one glitch with the trailer was handled asap with a smile. I will definitely go again.
Apr 19, 2014
We have stayed at the Santa Cruz/Monterey Bay KOA before. Each time has been fantastic. This place is as kid-friendly as you get. Great job to all of the staff.
Apr 19, 2014
KOA's are focusing on families, which is great, kids should be the focus, we just don't want to be around so many kids while we are camping. We prefer quieter parks with less children. The park was one of the better KOA's I've been to, many activities for children, again, awesome for kids not so much for us.
Apr 19, 2014
Everybody we dealt with was always offering help or saying "hi" with a smile. Your employees seem to really enjoy working at this KOA. We will be back. Thank you , Matt
Apr 19, 2014
This place was great. Very clean, lots of staff and all were extremely friendly. Best place for children with playground, jump, sand, pool. Also has a dog park, it's so nice to be able to take your dog off their leash while camping.
Apr 19, 2014
Pleasantly surprised with this KOA. Had everything. Great staff and facility. Will be back for sure.
Apr 19, 2014
Wonderful KOA! Bathrooms modern and clean, no problems at all. Staff friendly and always helpful. Our cabin was great, nice and clean. Kids loved the jumping pillow!
Apr 19, 2014
This was our third time returning to this location for our family vacation. My three boys request it every year! As a single mother, it's nice to be able to take my kids on my own, knowing that this is a safe place with the amenities to make camping a lot easier. We will be back!
Apr 19, 2014
Was a great stay. Friendly staff.
Apr 19, 2014
We loved it. Except one thing.. my name is not Don, it is Craig.
Apr 19, 2014
Apr 19, 2014
Stay was great and the staff was friendly. Kids has a blast and loved riding the train everyday. The only things that need improvement where the bathrooms and showers which are in need of an upgrade. Also the sites are too close to each other. We like to have a camp fire and we had two family's within a 15 foot radius from the fire.
Apr 18, 2014
Loved all the activities for young children. Doggy park was an extra bonus for our four legged companion.
Apr 18, 2014
We appreciated how clean you keep the grounds; that you keep it safe for our kids; and when we were missing items from our cabin, you were there to fix it very quickly. The kids want to come back as soon as possible!
Apr 18, 2014
Our stay at your Kampground was one of the best camping vacation we have had with our kids. They would not stop talking about all the stuff they did there on the way home. You guys do a great job. The place looks great and is very clean. Thank you for have us. We will be back. Keep up the good work.
Apr 18, 2014
Best Spring Break we have had in a long time. The staff was great and very helpful. Very relaxing stay and it was a very nice location. We will be back.
Apr 18, 2014
Clean, friendly, and lots of things for the kids to do.
Apr 18, 2014
All of the staff was very helpful and friendly.Staff person "FD" was very helpful especially when I was trying to back in my fiver,he is the best.You have a wonderful resort and will be back again.Thanks John & Georgia Dixon
Apr 18, 2014
Endless fun for kids! even hard to drag them to the beach only 3 miles away! ketu ltr mc
Apr 18, 2014
Apr 17, 2014
We Had A Great Time. Great Friendly Staff. Kids Had A Awesome Time. Can't Wait To Come Back!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Apr 17, 2014
Thanks for another great stay!
Apr 17, 2014
Great family campground
Apr 17, 2014
We loved our stay. The kids had a blast with all the activities and friends they met. Will we definitely be back.
Apr 17, 2014
everything was perfect. it was exactly what we expected. The staff was amazing
Apr 17, 2014
Apr 17, 2014
Staff is helpful and friendly. Grounds are well maintained. Most importantly my kids can't get enough of this place! They love the jumpy pillow and pool. Mom also loves the spa!
Apr 17, 2014
Apr 17, 2014
We tent camped here as the State Park camping was closed. Enjoyed the convenience of the bathhouse and laundry mat. The grounds were kept up nice, and liked the wood chip surface. Nice atmosphere with the "train" shuttle bus. Wish there was a ping pong table.
Apr 17, 2014
Staff was quick to act when needed. (Spring break rowdiness-- pot smoking near our site and glass beer bottles poolside) Both instances were speedily resolved. Sites are what you'd expect at a koa. Close together but clean and well kept. Bonus is they pick up trash from your campsite several times a day. Staff were kind, courteous and helpful. Wifi is useless so you'll need a Starbucks run.
Apr 17, 2014
so much fun!!!!!!!!
Apr 16, 2014
Apr 16, 2014
Very helpful and friendly staff. Excellant facilites and centrally located.
Apr 15, 2014
Our group had another great stay. Saw some wonderful improvements to the KOA and the staff continues to be outstanding.
Apr 15, 2014
It was wonderful as usual. From the moment we arrived we were helped by FD, he help guide us back into our site. There was some noisy campers in the cabins across the way, but it was taken care of when we spoke to the owner. We love this KOA and will be back.
Apr 15, 2014
we have a GREAT time every time we stay there! staff is so friendly and our kids are entertained and on cloud 9 the entire time! THANKS!
Apr 15, 2014
There were so many wonderful activities and all the facilities were well-maintained. What put our stay over the top was the helpful and friendly staff! They delivered wood to our site and offered to bring more, every time we saw a yellow shirt we were greeted with a smile and a hello.
Apr 15, 2014
Apr 14, 2014
We recommend KOA @ Santa Cruz/Monterey Bay to ALL of our friends. We come every 2 months just to relax and listen to the ocean at night. Thank you, Herman & Marihelen Afonso
Apr 14, 2014
Your campground was a perfect meeting place for us as grandparents and our family with grandchildren out of state.
Apr 14, 2014
really nice people and gave us an up grade a a++++++
Apr 14, 2014
Apr 14, 2014
Overall the staff and accommodations were great. The grounds were well maintained, but we had a gas grill with our site that did not get hot enough to cook on.
Apr 14, 2014
It was great except we expected to tent cam, and he tent camping was not very good. We ended up getting a cabin and had a great time.
Apr 13, 2014
Awesome site! Staff was so helpful when our tow vehicle had a dead battery. Would definitely return.
Apr 13, 2014
The night we traveled, it had been raining and was pretty cold out and we were thinking we should of brought some kind of heater. When we arrived at the cabin KOA had already put a heater in there to prewarm the place up. When I saw that, I was really surprised and really made our night.
Apr 12, 2014

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