Santa Cruz / Monterey Bay KOA

1186 San Andreas Road

Watsonville, CA 95076

Reserve: 800-562-7701

Info: 831-722-0551

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Feb 21, 2014
This was our first time staying at this facility. We were amazed, very organized. Loved the heated pool and jacuzzi. Campsite was extremely clean. We loved it so much that we booked another adventure for March.
Feb 19, 2014
Feb 19, 2014
Great place for the family to stay!! Great campground for kids. Can't wait to go back!
Feb 18, 2014
My grandkids loved it.
Feb 18, 2014
Feb 18, 2014
When we were driving in we were thinking where are we going? When we arrived we were amazed at all of the amenities for the whole family, the staff ( all of them ) could not do enough for the guest. Great job, great place to stay, give yourselves a huge pat on the back.
Feb 18, 2014
Best KOA that I have stayed at!
Feb 18, 2014
Feb 18, 2014
People that work at the campground are amazing!!! They are absolutely devoted to making sure our camping experience is the best it can be every time we stay!
Feb 18, 2014
I enjoyed my stay. We have no kids that travel with us so we missed a lot of the fun. If this campground had an adults only spa, it would be perfect. The one in the pool area was full of kids so we did not use it.
Feb 18, 2014
Feb 18, 2014
Feb 18, 2014
Great staff...nice customer service...
Feb 18, 2014
Too expensive
Feb 18, 2014
Our first time at a KOA and Wow ! Great place for the whole family. Booking again right now. Thanks for a great time.
Feb 18, 2014
Feb 18, 2014
Extremely family friendly campground, all of the staff were very nice and helpful.
Feb 17, 2014
The Santa Cruz/Monterey KOA is fantastic! The playground, jump pillow, climbing tree and more, kept the kids busy for hours. Unlike other KOA's this one allows pit bulls, which was a major safety concern with our kids.
Feb 17, 2014
The Kampground was very clean. We enjoyed using several of the amenities including the mini golf course and palm tree climb. My only concern was that we paid for a delux site and could barely fit our camper on the site with our truck. We hadn't used this camp before and will definitely ask for specific spots next time. We plan to return sometime....
Feb 17, 2014
Great camping!!.. Staff will go over the top to make your stay great & keep the grounds up ... Will be back!
Feb 14, 2014
Feb 12, 2014
Great get away week. Ocean and good food. Beautiful site. Been coming there since 1984. My grandkids loved it. So did my husband and myself. Im sure we will be there again. Happy to see you finally installed cable. Linda Martin
Feb 12, 2014
Feb 12, 2014
This KOA very nice. It was quiet and the staff was polite and curteous. We'll definitely be staying here again.
Feb 10, 2014
We were having floors redone in Monterey and were thrown out of our home for a week LOL! Chose to stay at this campground for a new adventure. We had stayed there many years ago and love what is going on. The amenities have greatly improved, the campsites very nice, the store well stocked, and lots of choices of camping regardless of your equipment. The location is ideal to the Aptos/Santa are
Feb 09, 2014
I really appreciated the help of Duke and Mel with my trailer. Thank you!
Feb 05, 2014
only things I saw that were odd was the fencing around the back was old and broken down otherwise it was a great visit
Feb 04, 2014
We stayed at several KOA's on our trip and yours was the best of all. The staff was very kind and helpful. The grounds were clean and well maintained. We will be back and will recommend you to others. Thank you
Feb 03, 2014
Jan 30, 2014
We had a great time. Our grandkids really enjoyed the activities. We enjoyed walking around the kampground and our space was great for our 35' trailer. We loved the mix of cabins, Airstreams, and RVs. It felt more like a resort than a campground.
Jan 29, 2014
This KOA is one our top 10 favorite places on earth! Well managed, great friendly staff. We always feel at home here and can't wait to return.
Jan 29, 2014
Jan 28, 2014
we asked about television reception being poor. One of the staff came over and told us it was our problem not KOA. we went and bought 2 new cables. On our last day we found out no one had good reception at all. It would have been nice if we were told that at the beginning.
Jan 28, 2014
We thoroughly enjoyed our stay. Staff is always so accomodating. Thank you so much for the mobile rv repair referral - it was a God send!
Jan 27, 2014
Everything was wonderful! The only criticism I have is during the week when the section we were in was empty every time a camper came they put them right next to us. Why was this necessary? The whole place was open. I understand that when it's busy, but not when it's wide open.
Jan 27, 2014
Your Koa is awesome we'll be back for sure!
Jan 27, 2014
Jan 27, 2014
Wonderful site..lots for kids to do..adults also..beautiful area with Capitola and Monterey so close...Only downside is the cost during early season to late season..as much as most hotels and more than all hostels..wonderful, helpful, friendly staff (sooo important). enjoy..
Jan 27, 2014
Jan 26, 2014
Jan 25, 2014
Although the Kampground was nearly empty, we really enjoyed our stay. The Kampground is clean and the staff very friendly and helpful. It is conveniently located with access to the Monterey Peninsula and Santa Cruz. We will definitely return.
Jan 24, 2014
Great place to camp. Clean and well maintained grounds and facilities. The only problem I had was with the young man who was staffing the kid zone. He was very unfair to the older kids and barely gave them any time on the floor trampoline. He verbally mistreated them with no reason to do so.
Jan 22, 2014
We had a great stay. The grounds are beautiful and the friendly staff made it a pleasure. We are planning on visiting again with our granddaughter, who would love all the children's amenities.
Jan 22, 2014
Relatively nice stay. Staff who managed the grounds were great. Front desk were not friendly, rather grumpy as a whole.
Jan 22, 2014
Best KOA! Clean, friendly staff, great space, and lots of activities for the kids.
Jan 21, 2014
Jan 21, 2014
Jan 21, 2014
A little pricey but great for the kids! Campground had power shortages a lot!
Jan 21, 2014
As a KOA'er and environmental crusader, I'd like to see you incorporate composting, grey water use on greenery (biggest NorCal drought in history) and paper/cardboard recycling. Thanks again for a great stay.
Jan 21, 2014
Our stay was quiet, enjoyable . . . . the people working were helpful and friendly. Excellent stay!

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