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 20, 2014
I just wish we would have known about this KOA sooner. So clean, so quiet, so accommodating. Just a really great experience for our family! Thank you!
Apr 20, 2014
This was our first camping trip and I was very pleasantly surprised at how wonderful it was! We rented an airstream trailer and it was fully equipped with everything we needed. The kids loved all the activities and never wanted to leave the campground. The staff was amazing and always said 'hello.' We will definitely be back. Thanks!
Apr 20, 2014
Our stay at your KOA was great. The kids had a great time. The camp was clean and it was amazing how quickly the trash bags were picked up at the front of our campsite.excellentjob! There are only two things that I would like to see improve and that is the wireless connections for the entire campground. In this day and age the internet needs stronger,and Video games need to be fixed and upda
Apr 20, 2014
Apr 20, 2014
Besides the racoon incident we had a great time !!!
Apr 20, 2014
Love it here- was a little disappointed that our cabin wasn't ready till 3:00- and they didn't offer to give the kids wristbands to go play while we waited or offered an extension to our stay like a late check out. Otherwise, we love coming here with friends and family.
Apr 20, 2014
Apr 20, 2014
We have gone to this KOAfor many years for the Easter Festivities but this year we were VERY disappointed and will be looking for a new Easter location. The Easter egg hunt was a disaster! Who thought egg hunt at night with small children would be fun??? Do they have small kids? Flashlight egg hunt would be appropriate for Tweens and teens but not younger. And 3 eggs each, seriously? Have more
Apr 19, 2014
We had two skateboards stolen from our camp site #226. This is our second stay at this KOA, and last time the theft occurred to a neighboring camper. One of your staff stated it was rare to have thefts, however checking with officials in the area, this is not true. You don't go camping at a KOA to have theft occur - this is a resort KOA and should have a higher level of security.
Apr 19, 2014
Fantastic resort. The airstreamer was awesome. The only thing is your Santa Cruz website says there are 2 TV's in them and there are not but besides that, we will be back
Apr 19, 2014
Great place for Kids to run, romp & play
Apr 19, 2014
Great stay and we will be back, this Koa is well organized. Pool and bathrooms are clean and the employees are very helpfull. Keep up the good work
Apr 19, 2014
We had a fabulous trip! This KOA was extraordinarily family friendly, clean, and had very welcoming staff. We are planning to go back next year!
Apr 19, 2014
It was our first time camping with two very young children and this KOA made it very stress-free and enjoyable. We rented a silver Airstream camper. It was in perfect condition, fully stocked inside and out with everything we could have needed. The staff was extremely welcoming, considerate and friendly. There was so much to do on-site and nearby. And everything was so clean!! We had a great time.
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.

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