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 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
Jan 06, 2015
Our family LOVES the Santa Cruz KOA. We always have such a wonderful time while we are there. We can't wait to visit again!
Jan 03, 2015
Jan 03, 2015
Good location. Nice staff.
Jan 02, 2015
Jan 02, 2015
Kids loved the activities. The jump mound and the FREE coconut climb was fantastic and great fun. The deluxe cabin was great with outside firepit. One baseboard heater didn't work but the front desk brought out a space heater for that room. The only problem with reservations is that this KOA doesn't have enough phone lines, so phone numbers on the website didn't work day of booking & checkin.
Jan 01, 2015
Jan 01, 2015
The staff were friendly and helpful. The site map was great! The bathroom/shower was very clean. How about educational/environmental signage around KOA?
Dec 31, 2014
Tengonet is the pits at peak hours! We had this service when we were in Tucson earlier this year and it was terrible! Other than that we loved our stay there and will probably be back another time.
Dec 31, 2014
Dec 30, 2014
Your deluxe cabin worked great for us.
Dec 30, 2014
Workers very nice, take care of your needs & rooms nice.
Dec 29, 2014
We had a great time!
Dec 27, 2014
Unfortunately we where disappointed of the service as well as the equipment in the hut. When we tried to tell the clerk it seemed as if she just doesn't care.
Dec 10, 2014
Dec 10, 2014
As always my time at Santa Cruz Koa is fun, safe, restful. My dog loves this Koa. The smiles and asking before I can say the staff is on it alway. Clean and ready for a good time. Thank you Santa Cruz Koa!
Dec 05, 2014
My boyfriend and I stayed at this KOA over Thanksgiving and had the best time! Customer Service was EXCELLENT! Campground was very clean and the cabin we stayed in was cozy. I have stayed at several campgrounds before and this is by far one of the best! I will be visiting again :)
Dec 04, 2014
very clean, lots to do, great log cabins, a fantastic group of helpful staff
Dec 04, 2014
We spent Thanksgiving weekend, rented 3 sleep cabins. 5 kids and 6 adults this is the perfect place there is so much to do in the campground and in the area... Weather was perfect.
Dec 02, 2014
Staff very helpfull & friendly. Interior of delux cabins showing some needed repairs. Exterior areas are well maintained.
Dec 02, 2014
just a suggestion; there should be more dog cabins, especially during the Holldays.
Dec 02, 2014
The personnel were friendly and helpful. The cabin was clean and well appointed. The outside was nice. We enjoyed the table, chairs, and barbecue. The store was very convenient. We are likely to return.
Dec 02, 2014
good, clean, comfortable, friendly!
Dec 02, 2014
I was so impressed with this facility and loved everything about it. I was surprised at how smoothly the campground was run, at how much was available to us and to all the campers, at how clean and safe and fun it was. this will be our new family tradition. I've found our new place to migrate!
Nov 30, 2014
Lots to do for the kids, the cabins are comfortable.
Nov 30, 2014
We once again totally enjoyed our four day stay at this KOA. The staff is so friendly. We love the hot tub and heated swimming pool. Would like to see some improvements to the arcade room by the pool. We also missed the foos ball game in the recreation room. We will absolutely return again. Loved it.

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