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

Feb 18, 2014
Too expensive
Feb 18, 2014
Our first time at a KOA and Wow ! Great place for the whole family. Booking again right now. Thanks for a great time.
Feb 18, 2014
Feb 18, 2014
Extremely family friendly campground, all of the staff were very nice and helpful.
Feb 18, 2014
Amazingly fantastic ! The only downside was the pool water looked clean but it was cloudy and murky.
Feb 17, 2014
The Santa Cruz/Monterey KOA is fantastic! The playground, jump pillow, climbing tree and more, kept the kids busy for hours. Unlike other KOA's this one allows pit bulls, which was a major safety concern with our kids.
Feb 17, 2014
Our family had a great time. The amenities were clean, employees were very nice and helpful and the attractions were great for the kids. We will definitely come back again.
Feb 17, 2014
The Kampground was very clean. We enjoyed using several of the amenities including the mini golf course and palm tree climb. My only concern was that we paid for a delux site and could barely fit our camper on the site with our truck. We hadn't used this camp before and will definitely ask for specific spots next time. We plan to return sometime....
Feb 17, 2014
Great camping!!.. Staff will go over the top to make your stay great & keep the grounds up ... Will be back!
Feb 16, 2014
We loved it so much, we are curious about fulltime positions with you all that have live on job site.
Feb 14, 2014
Feb 12, 2014
Feb 12, 2014
Great get away week. Ocean and good food. Beautiful site. Been coming there since 1984. My grandkids loved it. So did my husband and myself. Im sure we will be there again. Happy to see you finally installed cable. Linda Martin
Feb 12, 2014
Feb 12, 2014
This KOA very nice. It was quiet and the staff was polite and curteous. We'll definitely be staying here again.
Feb 10, 2014
We were having floors redone in Monterey and were thrown out of our home for a week LOL! Chose to stay at this campground for a new adventure. We had stayed there many years ago and love what is going on. The amenities have greatly improved, the campsites very nice, the store well stocked, and lots of choices of camping regardless of your equipment. The location is ideal to the Aptos/Santa are
Feb 10, 2014
Feb 09, 2014
I really appreciated the help of Duke and Mel with my trailer. Thank you!
Feb 09, 2014
We went with friends, four families together and stayed in 2 deluxe cabins. It was good.
Feb 09, 2014
We really enjoyed our stay at the KOA, in the deluxe lodge was more than we expected, had everything we needed, and very dog friendly. Also all the help from the workers. Also the campgrounds were very clean.Thankyou Bill & Joyce.
Feb 05, 2014
My family had a great time at KOA. There were so many things for the kids to do. The cabin was very comfortable and the staff was wonderful. They went out of their way to make us feel welcome and comfortable. We will definitely being going back for another visit!
Feb 05, 2014
Feb 05, 2014
only things I saw that were odd was the fencing around the back was old and broken down otherwise it was a great visit
Feb 04, 2014
We stayed at several KOA's on our trip and yours was the best of all. The staff was very kind and helpful. The grounds were clean and well maintained. We will be back and will recommend you to others. Thank you
Feb 04, 2014
This was my first KOA reservation and I wasn't sure what to expect. I was so overwhelmed by so many small touches that made this stay wonderful and memorable. Our cabin was clean and a portable heater had been left on so we came in to a warm space. The staff was gracious and just made our time great.
Feb 03, 2014
Feb 02, 2014
Feb 01, 2014
Excellent place excellent costumer service.
Jan 30, 2014
We had a great time. Our grandkids really enjoyed the activities. We enjoyed walking around the kampground and our space was great for our 35' trailer. We loved the mix of cabins, Airstreams, and RVs. It felt more like a resort than a campground.
Jan 29, 2014
This KOA is one our top 10 favorite places on earth! Well managed, great friendly staff. We always feel at home here and can't wait to return.
Jan 29, 2014
Jan 29, 2014
Jan 28, 2014
we asked about television reception being poor. One of the staff came over and told us it was our problem not KOA. we went and bought 2 new cables. On our last day we found out no one had good reception at all. It would have been nice if we were told that at the beginning.
Jan 28, 2014
We thoroughly enjoyed our stay. Staff is always so accomodating. Thank you so much for the mobile rv repair referral - it was a God send!
Jan 28, 2014
Had a fantastic stay in the airstream, it really is a great way of seeing if you like the trailer life. Also a great way to see if you like the lay out and requirements needed when you purchase one.
Jan 28, 2014
I love this campground!!! I plan to come a few times this year. The staff is wonderful.
Jan 28, 2014
We stayed in an airstream and it was very clean and comfortable. Everyone was so friendly and we had a great time! My boys especially enjoyed the banana bike rentals.
Jan 27, 2014
Everything was wonderful! The only criticism I have is during the week when the section we were in was empty every time a camper came they put them right next to us. Why was this necessary? The whole place was open. I understand that when it's busy, but not when it's wide open.
Jan 27, 2014
Your Koa is awesome we'll be back for sure!
Jan 27, 2014
Jan 27, 2014
Wonderful site..lots for kids to do..adults also..beautiful area with Capitola and Monterey so close...Only downside is the cost during early season to late season..as much as most hotels and more than all hostels..wonderful, helpful, friendly staff (sooo important). enjoy..
Jan 27, 2014
Jan 26, 2014
Jan 25, 2014
Although the Kampground was nearly empty, we really enjoyed our stay. The Kampground is clean and the staff very friendly and helpful. It is conveniently located with access to the Monterey Peninsula and Santa Cruz. We will definitely return.
Jan 25, 2014
Kids love the heated pool and hot tub. Lots of space for bike riding.
Jan 25, 2014
I have to say the service was great and everyone was very helpful and nice. The facilities were great and our Airstream was immaculate. The only downside was our cable did not work and the wireless did not work, but it was probably best we paid attention to each other than the TV.
Jan 24, 2014
Jan 24, 2014
Great place to camp. Clean and well maintained grounds and facilities. The only problem I had was with the young man who was staffing the kid zone. He was very unfair to the older kids and barely gave them any time on the floor trampoline. He verbally mistreated them with no reason to do so.
Jan 22, 2014
We had a great stay. The grounds are beautiful and the friendly staff made it a pleasure. We are planning on visiting again with our granddaughter, who would love all the children's amenities.
Jan 22, 2014
Relatively nice stay. Staff who managed the grounds were great. Front desk were not friendly, rather grumpy as a whole.

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