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

Jun 08, 2015
Loved the site and grounds. Professional staff and very clean.
Jun 06, 2015
Great place,rates are too high.
Jun 04, 2015
Enjoyed another visit to this excellent camp ground.
Jun 03, 2015
Had a great time as usual! Tons of fun stuff for the kids to do!
Jun 03, 2015
We have been here twice, & our little family already wants to go back again. We have camped in tents & this time tried a cabin. A blast for the whole family!
Jun 02, 2015
Me gustó mucho. Los empleados muy amables. Regresaremos.
Jun 02, 2015
First time to stay in one of the KOA cabins. Worked out perfect. Loved that we were within a 5 minute drive to the beach, which happened to be dog friendly. Staff was great, quickly fixed a broken window and delivered firewood to our site.
Jun 02, 2015
All the KOA staff are extremely cordial.
Jun 01, 2015
The cabin was clean, spacious and roomy for 2 adults & 3 kids. Being right next to the play area was aewsome and the staff were super helpful.
Jun 01, 2015
Kids had a great time. And your little store everything we forgot. THANKS
Jun 01, 2015
The spaces are too close to each other, no privacy and the group next to us parties well into the night and we had small children with us that should have slept.
May 30, 2015
We stayed with 4 other families, in cabins, and a pop-up spot. EVERYONE had a great time! It was awesome that the kids (4-16) could run all over and enjoy in a safe environment. There was so much for them to do! This camp is like a giant playground. (Not a lot of nature/wilderness, but we have other places we like to go for that experience). The staff were all friendly, and helpful. We'll be back!
May 30, 2015
Please get different paper towels / dispenser in the bathroom. They come apart in wet hands and make a mess on the floor.
May 30, 2015
It was great except the bed made a terrible creeking noise with any little movement. Made it hard to get a good nights sleep. Loved that our cabin was close to the restrooms. Next time we will try out a lodge.
May 30, 2015
It was great and everyone was so helpful
May 30, 2015
Only wish we could stay longer, we'll be back soon!
May 30, 2015
This is the BEST koa ever!! After getting my weekends mixed up for memorial day weekend, Bubbles was able to switch my reservation and found me a kabin to stay in.Great customer service! They know how to take care if their campers. They always have fun activities for the kid's. My family loves this place and is the only one we go camping at.
May 28, 2015
This is the 3rd year we have been to this KOA for Memorial Day. We had a blast!The staff is very friendly and helpful. Thanks! I think the kids are still recovering from all the fun they had at the jump pillow,playground and riding their bikes all over the campground. See you all again soon!
May 28, 2015
I expected more than what we experienced in this KOA campground compared to other KOAs relative to cleanliness,space and amenities. Overall good but not great..
May 28, 2015
We really enjoyed the comfort of the deluxe lodge cabins, like a little home. That's our kind of camping.
May 28, 2015
Great stay - lots of good facilities - particularly for kids and some of the extras - such as smores, the little train and the bouncy pillow are a real hit. It's really nice that those extras are offered. On the downside the site is rather packed in terms of space allocation, - when full it's busy. That wasn't a problem - but it makes for fairly crowded facilities, such as the pool & hottub.
May 28, 2015
Great staff, very friendly & focused on making your stay enjoyable. Kind of reminds me of the employees at Disneyland.
May 28, 2015
This was by far the best kid frieldly camping trip we have been on! I don't know who enjoyed it more my husband and I or the kids. We can't wait to go back! The staff were all amazing!
May 25, 2015
Beautiful grounds and facilities. Everything is so clean and the staff are wonderful. Thank you for a Memorial Weekend!
May 22, 2015
Every thing was great but are cabin was dirty. Gum and bloody bandaid stuck to the wall and pile of dirt and spider web under the bed.
May 21, 2015
We really enjoyed our stay here. The only real issue we had was the noise we could here after midnight. I know quite hours start @ 10 but I understand ppl still hanging out after that. Also we tried to rent a bike on Sunday just after 5th & were told we couldn't. Bummer being my son wanted to since we were there for his 15th birthday...
May 20, 2015
Always CLEAN, Friendly, FUN, Family fun... ♥
May 19, 2015
Stayed in a adorable one room cabin and had a blast. Just FYI there is an outlet in the cabin so you can bring your coffeemaker-or whatever else. Seems very family oriented and sites are pretty close together. People were pretty much quieted down by 8ish as kids went to bed. Probably wouldn't recommend for a couple looking to get "romantic" but excited to come back and try the airstreams!
May 18, 2015
great as far as fun stuff to do but the tiny mat of a mattress in the mini cabin is horrible. After a 2 night minimum my back and hip are killing me! My boyfriends back is a mess too. My hip has shooting pain.
May 18, 2015
everyone was great
May 15, 2015
Loved our stay so much bought the silent auction for next stay. There were 15 in our group and the kids and grandkids were well entertained and slept like angels
May 13, 2015
The campground did not enforce its quiet hours and it's no tolerance excessive alcohol policies. Our neighboring cabin was blasting music, drinking excessively and making noise until after midnight. Security responded but did not do anything to stop it. We ended up checking out and going home early. I was also charged for a membership that I never signed up for.
May 13, 2015
My kids and I had a wonderful time. I usually come here at least 3 times a year. Every time, my experience has been the same, wonderful. Great staff, very clean, and always welcoming.
May 13, 2015
awesome place for families with kids.
May 13, 2015
We stayed in a one room cabin. These are comfortable, with a picnic table and BBQ included. Kid friendly campground with space for the kids to run scooters/bikes. Clean bathrooms. However, the cabin floors were very dirty. Our kids dropped toys under the beds and when retrieving them found more than dust. Overall we enjoyed our stay and will return in a month.
May 13, 2015
May 12, 2015
Staff - extremely welcoming, happy, helpful and professional. Cleanliness. Everything.
May 12, 2015
This is a family favorite! The only slight draw back is that its so popular, it can feel a bit overcrowded.
May 11, 2015
All the activities for the kids were great and met our expectations. The cabin was nice but we ended having a leak under the kitchen sink. Also, we were told there would be a bath/shower, but it was just a shower. All staff were friendly and courteous. It was a memorable trip
May 11, 2015
Everything is soooo clean and well organized!
May 06, 2015
Great customer service and friendly staff!
May 05, 2015
Great KOA for groups. Many fun activities for the kids. Staff was very friendly and helpful.
May 04, 2015
It was nice and relaxing everyone was so comforting my daughter didn't even want to come home so you know she had fun thank you for making our stay fun and enjoyable - Ruiz Family
May 04, 2015
We loved everything about our stay and our kids didn't want to leave.
May 03, 2015
We loved it will be going back again soon!
May 03, 2015
This was our first time at any KOA. We have 2 young kids, stayed in the deluxe cabin & had a great time! There was so much to do on the grounds & in the area. It was the perfect family vacation & we are definitely coming back again.. To this KOA.
Apr 29, 2015
The Geounds are kept uo very nicely. The cabin we stay in was clean and co for table. There is so much fun for kids camping here. The pool is very clean and the staff friendly, helpful,and laid back. What a great experience!
Apr 29, 2015
Nice area. Close to everything. Very relaxing.
Apr 28, 2015
Wonderful stay with 3 - 8 yr old grandkids!
Apr 28, 2015
I got charge for a pet fee when I don't have any pets...Not happy

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