Santa Cruz / Monterey Bay KOA

1186 San Andreas Road

Watsonville, CA 95076

Reserve: 800-562-7701

Info: 831-722-0551

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Cabin Reviews

Feb 28, 2015
Nice cabin..kids loved it..showers clean..bathrooms located very close..
Feb 25, 2015
we had a great time, my kid had alot of fun, campsite is very clean we will come back anytime and visit other campsites thank you
Feb 24, 2015
Perfect family destination. We will be back.
Feb 24, 2015
Like always very clean and friendly.
Feb 23, 2015
I had never used a Komfort Kabin before--and now I feel able to camp in comfort. The bathrooms/showers were clean, the jacuzzi and swimming pool were great--and there were activities for my 6-yr old grand-niece to do as well. The staff were all friendly and helpful, as well. We never left the campgrounds, and I feel like I've had a real vacation.
Feb 23, 2015
We always love coming to this koa and have recommended it to many people who have never been- and they always love it too. I wish the dog play area was nicer- maybe a flatter area without the gopher holes.
Feb 23, 2015
Feb 23, 2015
We had a great time. We were close to both Santa Cruz and Monterey, as well as Manresa and Sunset state beaches. This was our second stay, and we'll be back for a third.
Feb 23, 2015
My grandson and I had a great time!
Feb 21, 2015
First time at KOA with my staff team. They loved it and had the time of their lives. So glad I was able to bring my dog. They even had amenities for him too! Also they had anything you needed just in case. Love our stay and will be back soon!
Feb 21, 2015
I loved it. The cabin was clean and well equiped
Feb 21, 2015
We absolutley love the Santa Cruz KOA! The only thing that could make it better is if the Deluxe Cabins had a king size bed. Although the queen is a comfortable bed, it's too small when our little ones that crawl into bed with us in the middle of the night. Other than that, we always have a fantastic time and cannot wait to return!
Feb 21, 2015
Nice staff; so much for kids to do even in the off-season. Restrooms and cabin were clean.
Feb 21, 2015
I arrived at 8Pm bUT no problem to get the key.all service was extremely good.I ill come back soon with my friend.
Feb 19, 2015
Great stay, kids had a blast.
Feb 19, 2015
Excellent as always, but the bathrooms didn't seem to be getting a lot of attention this time around.
Feb 19, 2015
Great people, the folks at this koa were very welcoming and helpful in guiding us to awesome places as well!!
Feb 19, 2015
This was our second trip to the Santa Cruz KOA and first time in a cabin. We love it here. We paid $100 for one night. This is too expensive for primitive camping. However, it can be the only lodging available in the area, and has saved us in the past. Until we find another option, KOA is our go-to spot.
Feb 18, 2015
This is our second year staying in a cabin. Last year we were disappointed with the cabin because of cleanliness. This year our cabin was Small but cute and very clean. Our only issue was no hot water. After paying over $200 Per night it was upsetting. We arrived a Saturday afternoon and went to give our 2 toddlers baths at 7pm no hot water and no way to get a hold of anyone til 8 am sunday
Feb 18, 2015
Feb 18, 2015
We loved the rustic cabin experience. 12 years ago, we camped out in a tent. Our children 7 & 8 years old, can't stop talking about KOA. The staff are courteous, helpful, and experts. We will definitely be back. We live 5 hours away.
Feb 17, 2015
I can't say enough great things about this KOA. We had an issue with our travel trailer which caused us to not be able to checkout on time. The staff was incredibly helpful. They never rushed us at all. My parents stayed in a deluxe cabin. The cabin didn't have hot water. They were unable to fix the problem. The general manager gave my parents a free nights stay on a future visit.
Feb 17, 2015
Great for families
Feb 17, 2015
More crowded than we were used too. Still had a great time and will be back :)
Feb 17, 2015
This was our families 1st time staying at any KOA but it most definitely will not be our last! Fun for all ages.
Feb 16, 2015
Perfect for kids...try to stay away from cabins near water pump system? (around cabin #135). Pump sounds 24/7, high pitch, low pitch, very annoying all night long.
Feb 12, 2015
we stayed there two nights. but no more towels were provided. six people used one per person. We wanted new one the other day. just told that there were enough towels for six people. and we can get more towels the following morning. And the hot water was no longer available by the time just two kids were finished their showering.I called but was again told we can get next morning.W used cold water
Feb 11, 2015
We had a great time.
Feb 11, 2015
I felt very welcome and our expectations were definitely met :)
Feb 10, 2015
Feb 05, 2015
I rented a delux kabin very clean .you might want to raise the light over the queen bed I kept hitting my head on it.
Feb 04, 2015
Stayed 5 nights and we love everything about your people and grounds. Our 26th year coming, now bring grandchildren. Only thing about lodge 157 is the sink needs to be recaulked around it. Will return soon!
Feb 04, 2015
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
Jan 27, 2015
Great employees. Very clean. Lots of stuff for the kids to do. Been there twice this year.
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
Kid friendly, loved it.
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 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 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 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 14, 2015
Nice home away from home feel to the cabins
Jan 11, 2015
We had an absolute blast! So many great activities for the kids and the staff was so friendly.
Jan 09, 2015
It has been an annual tradition to stay at the Koa in Santa Cruz for New Year's. The electricity in my cabin was not working and when I brought it to the attention of the Koa I was told that I was insignificant making the rest of my experience eight not enjoyable one. I feel he could've been handled better
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