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

Sep 09, 2014
Sep 09, 2014
The Indian crap was awful. It was after 10:00 and the poor guy working went 4 times to tell them to keep it down. didn't work. The campground tent sites are not what we saw on your advertisement. We did have fun neighbors next to us the first night so that was fun.
Sep 09, 2014
I took two grandchildren to KOA Santa Cruz last week. It's a great place for young children.
Sep 09, 2014
Fabulous but Price limits my stay :(
Sep 08, 2014
Good stay When i first got there, there was a light missing from the socket and the light fixture was hanging. i did call but no one ever came by...when i left i totally forgot to tell them..it was busy as we left
Sep 08, 2014
Sep 08, 2014
Wander full place to have relax time
Sep 08, 2014
Awesome. Clean, well maintained, plenty for the kids to do. The only "negatives" would be 1- it is a fairly expensive camp stay (but the full hookups made it worth it) and 2- The tall woman (mgr?) was rude when I asked for a list of activities. She acted like my question was stupid and rattled off the train and where to catch it- total opposite exp. from the very frndly curly haired blond gate guy
Sep 08, 2014
Sep 08, 2014
Sep 08, 2014
Sep 08, 2014
Full, very busy, personnel freindly, very narrow though
Sep 08, 2014
Sep 08, 2014
I was impressed with the campground and the amenities in the beginning. There was a large homeless camp behind the fence of our campsite with a terrible smell. There was a very large group of people (~100) who were extremely loud and disruptive all night and the quiet hours were not enforced. The wireless internet they provided did not work. I was extremely dissatisfied and demanded a refund.
Sep 08, 2014
The grandkids loved the play structure and the bouncy pillow! It's our fourth or fifth trip there with them!
Sep 08, 2014
I spent the whole time trying to keep other campers off my site. People were using my site as a walk way. Had other campers looking through my stuff.always had to keep my guard up. Not the way I like to camp.
Sep 08, 2014
wifi connection not perfect
Sep 07, 2014
The grounds were great, staff were really helpful. Put you need to put out houses by the pool. I heard one parent tell her kids to just got in the pool. We booked for 3 days ourselves & the camp to the north of us did the same on the second night the group 2 spaces were totally out of control, drunk, rude, & screamed profanity for hours. We packed up&left @night.
Sep 07, 2014
This is a very nice park that seems to focus on cabins moreover RV camping, great if you have children. We don't. So for families this place is chock full. But for a couple that have no kids and enjoy luxury rv camping...really pricey for a lot of noise and kids in the street. Definitely an a+ for families, but a d- for our needs.
Sep 06, 2014
We have stayed at your facilities and have enjoyed our stay. The camp grounds have been updated nicely. The staff were awesome . I realize it was Labor Day weekend and the campground was packed , the noise level the last three nights after 10pm was annoying and before 7am .
Sep 05, 2014
The best campground our family has ever stayed at. Amazing
Sep 05, 2014
Sep 05, 2014
I was a little surprised to discover what "The Beach" actually meant. I thought this campground was literally on the beach. Otherwise very nice and clean.
Sep 05, 2014
We liked staying in the Airstream. We plan on returning next year.
Sep 04, 2014
Sep 04, 2014
Sep 04, 2014
Had a great weekend, the only problem was the new light post behind cabin 123. The light was shining through our back cabin window (onto my husbands pillow) ALL night long! Will never stay in that cabin again...
Sep 04, 2014
Great place to take the family and hang out with friends. Bathrooms kept very clean. Do wish the pool was a little bigger.
Sep 04, 2014
Everything was great, except the WiFi was terrible and not usable.
Sep 04, 2014
Sep 04, 2014
Another wonderful stay at SC/Monterey KOA! This was our fourth visit and it was terrific as usual. More sites have been upgraded and several items have been added to the recreation areas. The owners and staff were exceptionally helpful and went out of their way to interact with the campers. We've stayed at 14 different KOA's and this is definitely the best.
Sep 04, 2014
Sep 03, 2014
the campground is very very crowded, sites are very very small. very noisy. no shade. we stayed in a cabin that was nice (Deluxe) but very $$ for what you get. in terms of kids activities this is SUPER!
Sep 03, 2014
This is our third time staying this year. the other 2 times were great. This time was not good at all. It would be nice to hear from someone so that I can explain.
Sep 03, 2014
Awesome! glad that KOA addressing feedback and continuous to make improvement. Love cabin#236, pls make this a model for future deluxe cabin.
Sep 03, 2014
Very nice and clean grounds, bathrooms and showers. Each RV site had plenty of personal space to hang out. Very family friendly. We don't have any young kids but it was nice seeing all of the families laughing and having a good time. Staff was nice and professional. Close to lots of beaches and activities. This was our first stay in a KOA and we will definitely look for more KOA's.
Sep 03, 2014
I have been coming to KOA Santa Cruz for 15+ years now and it's ALWAYS a fabulous experience.
Sep 03, 2014
Everything was very nice. The staff were all pleasant. Restrooms were clean. The only problem was that our site was located next to a tree. This tree dropped dew every morning. Once we arrived home and tried washing our Tahoe and trailer did we realize that they are stained! Not very happy about that.
Sep 03, 2014
Sep 02, 2014
Fun place to stay. BBQ was way way too dirty! Second time we stayed there. Ceiling fans have too much dirt as well. The Lodges are not inexpensive - and for the price should be cleaner.
Sep 02, 2014
The campground was great as always, the only problem we had was kids and parents alike traipsing through our campsite to get to the Activities Hub. Next time we will make sure we're no where near that.
Sep 02, 2014
Sep 02, 2014
We love this KOA!!! The activities are always fun and the staff is very helpful!
Sep 02, 2014
I was there for the labor day weekend with several adults and several kids and no one was bored the entire time! The location is great and easy to get to things and the camp is soooo clean. They have someone cleaning the bathrooms & showers all the time! I will definitely be back.
Sep 02, 2014
Above average. Very kid-oriented. Decent accommodations...nicely designed cabin. Great location...close to beach.
Sep 02, 2014
Outstanding visit, friendly staff with great campground amenities for the kids.
Sep 02, 2014
This is one of our favorite KOA sites. We will be back! Staff is always friendly & park is always clean.
Sep 02, 2014
What a great place for kids, or people who like being around kids! Very clean and well managed. ADA site was NOT compliant, nor was there enough handicapped parking.
Sep 02, 2014
It was great until Sunday night. Four drunk guys swearing all night din't allow any sleep. I will not go near the tent camping area if we come back
Sep 02, 2014
Great location with helpful, friendly staff. The only problem is my kids hate to leve it !!! Can't wait to go back ;)

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