Santa Cruz / Monterey Bay KOA

1186 San Andreas Road

Watsonville, CA 95076

Reserve: 800-562-7701

Info: 831-722-0551

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4.5 out of 5
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Cabin Reviews

Apr 23, 2014
awesome place kids loved it manresa beach close by pool is warm
Apr 23, 2014
Apr 23, 2014
This place is heaven for kids. My 4 and 5 year old beg me to go here.
Apr 22, 2014
This was are 2nd time staying we just LOVE IT.. We have already booked a 3rd stay for your AMAZING Halloween weekend..
Apr 22, 2014
Apr 22, 2014
Super clean, friendly staff, beautiful grounds! Can't wait to come back. Kids had a blast and my husband and I actually got to relax!!! Thank You KOA SC!
Apr 22, 2014
Apr 21, 2014
The stay was wonderful. The campground was great!! The reservation desk/store employees were fantastic!! Very very friendly and nice and helpful!! We can't wait to come back again
Apr 21, 2014
VERY friendly staff...always makes things better when they are friendly...clean and lots of fun...plus so close to so many things...lovely...
Apr 21, 2014
Apr 21, 2014
We really enjoyed our stay and will make this an annual pilgrimage for our family.
Apr 21, 2014
Overall good experience - nice place for the kids. My 8 year old daughter enjoyed her heart's out. Rest rooms were clean. We were told couple of times by the night petrol guy to go inside the cabin and not talk outside which I felt was too much. We did not make any loud noise, it seems some people come to KOA with an intention of complaining about others. Will come back.
Apr 21, 2014
The stay was perfect and the campground is full of great surprises for a family. Our only regret is that we were assigned a cabin on the busiest intersection of the campground and directly across from a wonderful play area for small children. We were traveling with two seventeen year old children and would have appreciated a quieter more remote cabin, many were vacant during our stay.
Apr 21, 2014
Love it every time we come! Michael was a great help getting us in for the weekend!!!!
Apr 21, 2014
Apr 20, 2014
Apr 20, 2014
Apr 20, 2014
This was our first time here! My son had so much fun he didn't want to leave! I promised him we would return in the summer. We had a deluxe cabin which was very nice and clean. The firepit outside our cabin was wonderful as was the gas BBQ. I can stop raving abt this place to my friends!
Apr 20, 2014
Besides the racoon incident we had a great time !!!
Apr 20, 2014
Love it here- was a little disappointed that our cabin wasn't ready till 3:00- and they didn't offer to give the kids wristbands to go play while we waited or offered an extension to our stay like a late check out. Otherwise, we love coming here with friends and family.
Apr 20, 2014
Apr 19, 2014
We had a fabulous trip! This KOA was extraordinarily family friendly, clean, and had very welcoming staff. We are planning to go back next year!
Apr 19, 2014
Loved the accommodations and how clean & well kept everything was.
Apr 19, 2014
We liked the cabin but 3 out of 4 beds were very uncomfortable. The grounds were well kept and the staff helpful and kind. The kids had a blast.
Apr 19, 2014
Apr 19, 2014
Wonderful KOA! Bathrooms modern and clean, no problems at all. Staff friendly and always helpful. Our cabin was great, nice and clean. Kids loved the jumping pillow!
Apr 19, 2014
This was our third time returning to this location for our family vacation. My three boys request it every year! As a single mother, it's nice to be able to take my kids on my own, knowing that this is a safe place with the amenities to make camping a lot easier. We will be back!
Apr 19, 2014
Was a great stay. Friendly staff.
Apr 19, 2014
We loved it. Except one thing.. my name is not Don, it is Craig.
Apr 19, 2014
Apr 18, 2014
We appreciated how clean you keep the grounds; that you keep it safe for our kids; and when we were missing items from our cabin, you were there to fix it very quickly. The kids want to come back as soon as possible!
Apr 17, 2014
We Had A Great Time. Great Friendly Staff. Kids Had A Awesome Time. Can't Wait To Come Back!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Apr 17, 2014
Thanks for another great stay!
Apr 17, 2014
Great family campground
Apr 17, 2014
We loved our stay. The kids had a blast with all the activities and friends they met. Will we definitely be back.
Apr 17, 2014
everything was perfect. it was exactly what we expected. The staff was amazing
Apr 17, 2014
Apr 17, 2014
Staff is helpful and friendly. Grounds are well maintained. Most importantly my kids can't get enough of this place! They love the jumpy pillow and pool. Mom also loves the spa!
Apr 17, 2014
so much fun!!!!!!!!
Apr 15, 2014
Our group had another great stay. Saw some wonderful improvements to the KOA and the staff continues to be outstanding.
Apr 15, 2014
we have a GREAT time every time we stay there! staff is so friendly and our kids are entertained and on cloud 9 the entire time! THANKS!
Apr 15, 2014
There were so many wonderful activities and all the facilities were well-maintained. What put our stay over the top was the helpful and friendly staff! They delivered wood to our site and offered to bring more, every time we saw a yellow shirt we were greeted with a smile and a hello.
Apr 14, 2014
Apr 14, 2014
It was great except we expected to tent cam, and he tent camping was not very good. We ended up getting a cabin and had a great time.
Apr 13, 2014
The night we traveled, it had been raining and was pretty cold out and we were thinking we should of brought some kind of heater. When we arrived at the cabin KOA had already put a heater in there to prewarm the place up. When I saw that, I was really surprised and really made our night.
Apr 12, 2014
When camping with kids this is by far the best campground! The pool is warm and clean....the playground is huge..the jumpy pillow (kid term) is a great way for kids to let out energy...and the bikes, climbing wall, and putt-putt golf are just a few more things for kids to do. Being located between Santa Cruz and Monterey is perfect!
Apr 12, 2014
The electricity was out when we arrived at 5:00. It was supposed to be back on by then. It came back on at 9:00. We were able to hang out at my daughters campsite for a while and use their facilities. The staff (especially Desiree and Ashley) were so kind, helpful, and apologetic. They gave us 20% off that days price. We stayed in a deluxe cabin. Beautiful campground, extremely clean.
Apr 10, 2014
The location is great here, and this is the best budget friendly way to visit the area. However, compared to other KOAs I was a little dissapointed with the lack of space per site and no fire rings at the basic cabin sites. The fun is all in the campfire! We had to go to an empty tent site to roast our marshmellows. Despite that the cabin was clean and the staff was nice and helpful.
Apr 10, 2014
Staff super friendly. Grounds clean and full of fun for the entire family. The beach is just a short walk down the road.
Apr 09, 2014
I wasnt sure if this type of vacation was for my husband and myself,but we were invited for grandkid's party and were pleasantly surprised. Very clean, and fairly comfortable beds and pillows. We would do it again.

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