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

Jan 31, 2015
Everything if top condition and lots of helpful staff to make the stay a real pleasure.
Jan 30, 2015
stayed at this koa for more than 40 yrs and always enjoyed it. this time we got ourselves in a jam between a tree and our travel trailer. the staff came and helped us out . (especially FDR)/. He called the manager, the manager called another strong young fellow and they had to cut down a plum tree to get us out of the mess. what a wonderful staff and we love KOA's!!!!
Jan 29, 2015
Staff and management was wonderful and working hard to improve the property and make sure every guest was happy. They even threw a New Years Eve party for the kids! Lovely place, highly recommended!
Jan 29, 2015
Great weekend getaway to the sunny coast! Used this park as a base for exploring monterey and Capitola. Kids loved the amenities and I appreciated the super clean campsite
Jan 27, 2015
Great for families.
Jan 27, 2015
The staff at the store was very helpful and friendly. The grounds were great and the park and blob were a big hit with my 3 year old.
Jan 27, 2015
Nice and clean facilities, in a quiet location close to Santa Cruz and Monterey.
Jan 27, 2015
Jan 27, 2015
Great employees. Very clean. Lots of stuff for the kids to do. Been there twice this year.
Jan 26, 2015
We stayed for three nights and traveled the coast from Carmel to Santa Cruz and everywhere in between. The park's location is outstanding and the facilities are excellent. We appreciated the size of the sites that leave good space between each site.
Jan 26, 2015
We've stayed here a few times and love it. Plenty of activities for kids to do. Nice and quiet as well.....
Jan 26, 2015
Jan 26, 2015
I thought that it was a little pricey but there was alot of things for the kids to do. Over all we really enjoyed our stay.
Jan 26, 2015
Jan 26, 2015
As always our site was lean and ready upon arrival. The desk staff at check in were very friendly and helpful; especially Amanda who went out of her way to answer a lot of questions. She is a top rate ambassador for KOA and you are lucky to have her! Can't wait for our next visit!
Jan 26, 2015
Jan 26, 2015
Kid friendly, loved it.
Jan 25, 2015
The Santa Cruz Monterey KOA is one of the nicest,cleanest and by far most friendly places We have been to. Lots of amenities available along with clean showers and laundromat. The entire Staff was helpful and always had a smile on their face. The sites are kept clear and refreshed for the next rv. I felt very safe here. We will definitely be going back soon.
Jan 25, 2015
Jan 25, 2015
Jan 25, 2015
Very friendly and helpful staff. Facilities were not great but kept clean. Thank you.
Jan 24, 2015
Great place for kids
Jan 24, 2015
Went alone to enjoy the nearby beaches for the weekend. Cabin was cozy & warm -thanks for the electric heater. The swing on the porch was awesome. Bathrooms and thankfully not crowded- I was right next to bathroom & appreciated not being woken by flushing (quiet quick flush toilets). Felt safe koa is well lit. Great stay. Wil enjoy amenities next time. Brighter LED lights in cabin would be better
Jan 23, 2015
Jan 23, 2015
Jan 22, 2015
We loved all the activities for children and our three year old son had a blast! Our cabin was comfortable and bathroom clean. We would definitly come again.
Jan 22, 2015
A great place to stay with your family! This KOA is extremely clean and well-maintained. The employees are very friendly and accommodating. My family will definitely be back! I have and will continue to recommend this place to family and friends! In fact, friends joined us on our last trip and loved it! I grew up camping at KOA in the 70's. I am now creating great memories of KOA for my children.
Jan 21, 2015
Always feel at home at this KOA
Jan 21, 2015
Jan 21, 2015
Clean very comfortable stay pretty camp ground near a lot of fun journeys able to make fires enough roam not close to your neighbor
Jan 20, 2015
Spotless grounds, spacious sites, friendly staff, very kid friendly...highly recommended.
Jan 20, 2015
love this KOA
Jan 20, 2015
Beautiful park! Super friendly folks at check in and at the store. Wife forgot her coffee pot and while she cooked breakfast I went and got coffee for her. Folks in store were helpful and friendly. Wonderful park to come to and we will definitely be back! (just won't use the iphone gps!)
Jan 20, 2015
We thoroughly enjoyed our stay in a deluxe cabin. Everything was very clean and good quality condition. All of the staff were very friendly and waved as they drove by on golf carts. Our favorite activity was the banana bikes. We will definitely be coming back to this KOA!!
Jan 20, 2015
Jan 20, 2015
I was pleasantly surprised at how nice this KOA was! Great for kids with plently of activities. Also, very close driving distance to Moss Landing, great restaurants, and beaches.
Jan 20, 2015
Jan 20, 2015
We had a wonderful 3 day stay at this KOA. The facilities were wonderful and the service at the check-in desk was fabulous. This KOA is within a short walk to Manresa beach (which we recommend!). Highly recommend!
Jan 20, 2015
Jan 20, 2015
Great friendly place... $75 is a little expensive on the pull thru deluxe spot, but with 15%discount military rate made it worth it...
Jan 19, 2015
We, my husband, dogs, and I, stayed in cabin 110, which was perfect for two adults and fur babies. We were close to both the entrance/ office, and to the dog wash/ Kamp K9 Pet Playground. The dog wash smelled moldy, but was sufficient for bathing the dogs. The camp was a great base for exploring the surrounding Santa Cruz and Monterey Bay pet friendly beaches and parks.
Jan 19, 2015
Jan 19, 2015
Jan 19, 2015
great staff , nice quiet park with nice facilities
Jan 19, 2015
We are canoeists and outdoor enthusiasts who get a lot of flack from our fellow boaters about our affection for KOA. Clean, safe, friendly - what's not to like?
Jan 19, 2015
park was very clean. great spot backed up to playground. kids loved the play structure, pool & bouncy pillow. this place is kid heaven. kudos to the staff for allowing late checkout so we could avoid downtown monterey while towing. will definitely be beack
Jan 19, 2015
Took a young family on their first camp trip. Their 7-year old didn't want to leave and we couldn't stay another night, so we got a late check out. Wonderful!
Jan 18, 2015
The day we got home, we were telling friends,& Family ! This by far was the best KOA , we've stayed at. Felt Safe ;and all ours needs,& request Were met.. With a Smile & Great Attitudes.. Thanks To All - Can't wait to Return, with Our Family
Jan 18, 2015
very nice employees
Jan 18, 2015
Friendly and helpful staff. Went to the office after it closed and one of the host persons helped me out with my minor issue.

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