Santa Cruz / Monterey Bay KOA

1186 San Andreas Road

Watsonville, CA 95076

Reserve: 800-562-7701

Info: 831-722-0551

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RV Reviews

Jun 23, 2014
Jun 23, 2014
Your personnel were excellent! Might suggest you repair hole at front of 224, not safe. also we were attached by small ants. Overall a B+ Thank you,
Jun 23, 2014
Love this place for the kids! Good remodeled campsites and amenities for the kids. Bathroom could be little cleaner with better toilets!
Jun 23, 2014
Had a great time with our grand kids. One suggestion I have is about recycling. If you gave away different colored bags for recycling paper waste , bags for bottles cans and bags for garbage.
Jun 23, 2014
The only thing we didn't like was all the traffic of random people walking through the middle of our site without any respect to our space. There is plants of room to walk between two sites to get to the beach zone, but folks insist on walking between the picnic table and our trailer- very inconsiderate. Staff are great!
Jun 23, 2014
Jun 23, 2014
Jun 23, 2014
Jun 23, 2014
Jun 23, 2014
Great place to take the family for a trip close to home! We will most definitely be back!
Jun 23, 2014
My family had a great time! This was the first time we took our dog it was a great experience.. Very friendly employees and the park is very clean! My kids LOVE this KOA!!
Jun 23, 2014
This was our 2nd time in a month staying here. The staff is absolutely fabulous and super accommodating!
Jun 23, 2014
Friendly and professional staff with very clean facility's and camp sites. A must stay when in the area. Plus the kids love the heated pool.
Jun 22, 2014
This was a beautiful, clean, spacious park! Super built for kids which was perfect! The staff were so nice & friendly & 5 mins didn't go by where we didn't see staff hard at work! We loved the park & will be booking our next trip soon! Only downfall was the cell service was horrible & wifi wasn't real great either.
Jun 22, 2014
The staff are the most courteous camp hosts, I've met in a long time. Always on patrol for clean-up or assistance as required. The only negative comment I could even mention is the pet play area is full of burr's and fox-tails, so be careful with your pet, so as to avoid a future Vet bill.
Jun 22, 2014
Great place to stay if you have kids 2-10 Years old. Teens might get a little bored after a few days. A bit expensive to rent bikes. Ten for an hours time is a lot when you have three kids and are staying 7 nights
Jun 22, 2014
MY FAVORITE KOA! KOAs can be a mixed bag. Sometimes they have no relation to nature, and are more of an amusement park/parking lot. This KOA, however, is a great mixture of a great natural setting AND activities and amenities for the family. The sites are larger than normal, well-landscaped, and feel more in tune with the natural world. The kids loved to heated pool, miniature golf, and bounce pad
Jun 21, 2014
Jun 21, 2014
We had a great time. Lots of great things for the kids and adults also. We will be going back again.
Jun 21, 2014
Jun 21, 2014
Fantastic for kids. Very well maintained. Our site was beautiful. Very friendly and helpful staff.
Jun 21, 2014
welcoming park with a new jump pillow! we had redwood trees behind us and a view of the jump pillow. great stay! love you are improving the walkways to the pool (still not wheelchair accessible though) and the KOA golf carts are too speedy~unless there is a fire or water leak~what is the hurry? i'd clean the arcade and rent some better game units~a little boardwalk arcade at KOA!
Jun 20, 2014
Awesome! Justin, "the conductor" as my children called him, was amazing! When my daughter had problems climbing the palm tree, he encouraged her and she made it to the top. The expression of accomplishment was priceless! Thank you. We will be returning next week =) I wld suggest the park work on the WiFi. As an online instructor, it was difficult to work especially after 10pm. Again, awesom
Jun 20, 2014
Our favorite place to camp! Kids love it! Always clean and workers are so nice. Love the activities for kids and Sunday worship. Wish it wasn't so expensive to camp, but it's worth the splurge.
Jun 20, 2014
Jun 20, 2014
Jun 19, 2014
Jun 19, 2014
We had a great time and can't wait to plan our next trip!
Jun 19, 2014
A nice place to stay, especially if you have children. The biggest negative about this campground is the pure noise pollution caused by the KOA train frequently passing by.
Jun 19, 2014
Had a wonderful time. Was given the site area we requested. Staff was helpful and friendly. Loved the kids activities; the jumper in particular. Also this KOA is close to many beaches which made it perfect for us...
Jun 19, 2014
Wonderful KOA! We enjoyed a clean, lovely camp sight. The jacuzzi was hot and the swimming pool water was just right and very clean. Thank you so much to the wonderful staff - one member rounded up our naughty dog when he slipped out of his collar. We found him safe and sound in the fenced area of the doggy park! Thanks again for a great trip!
Jun 18, 2014
Jun 18, 2014
My family had a wonderful time on our camping trip. All the employees were fun, friendly, and helpful. I highly recommend the Santa Cruz/ Monterey Bay Koa. I'm looking forward to visiting again.
Jun 18, 2014
It's a perfect vacation destination for me with my grandkids. They absolutely love it. I would appreciate it if the restrooms were kept a bit cleaner and had a hook or two on the wall to hang stuff by the sinks. Staff is VERY friendly and helpful.
Jun 18, 2014
great place. wonderful staff
Jun 18, 2014
Staff is always ready to help out and sites are always clean.
Jun 18, 2014
Second time at the campground. First time it was not crowded which was great. This time there were many more people which reduced the experience for me. But all staff continued to be great and our granddaughter had a great time.
Jun 18, 2014
way too expensive. for the price of one night here, I can get two nights anywhere else. plus it is too far off the freeway.
Jun 17, 2014
Jun 17, 2014
My family will be returning to this KOA every year, thank you for a pleasant stay.
Jun 17, 2014
Good time kids had endless fun and me and my wife were able to relax Thanks for a great father's day
Jun 17, 2014
We had a really nice time during our stay. The staff was very friendly, our camp site was great, the activities they had were fun and the bathrooms were clean. The only negative was when a backpack was stolen during the night from our car. Make sure to lock up at night.
Jun 17, 2014
Our first stay at this KOA. Site 70 was perfect for us. Every KOA employee was extremely nice and helpful. Facility well kept. We'll be back.
Jun 17, 2014
Very clean & well kept. Nice layout Child friendly Helpful , caring staff Quiet at night Not as close to beach as I thought Nice activities for kids but not toddlers Slots are not angled which makes it very hard to park rvs, big negative Felt safe
Jun 17, 2014
Jun 17, 2014
We always have a great time and the customer service are excellent.
Jun 17, 2014
What a gem! Exceptionally clean and well cared for. The staff were friendly and efficient. Our friends had a "weekend ruining" issue coming in and staff handled the issue beautifully, turning a bad situation into a manageable one. We were extremely satisfied with our stay. Well done!
Jun 17, 2014
Jun 17, 2014
WiFi didn't work/the new employees need cool people training/the water smelled bad @ my space/cable was out/I am a frequent camper here & wasn't to happy on Father's Day
Jun 17, 2014
Not too happy this time. Many campers reserved two sites next to us for their meeting grounds. They had 6 picnic tables set up and approximately 30 to 40 people were at those two sites from 7:30 - 9:30 each morning and 5:00 pm until 11:30 (one night 2:00 a.m. until we called Security to ask them to go to bed). I don't think individual campsites should be rented out for group eating and campfires.

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