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 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.
Jun 17, 2014
Absolutely had a wonderful time. I used to come here when I was little 32 years ago. Now I get to give my children the same experience I had. Thank you so much for a wonderful relax for weekend see you soon.
Jun 17, 2014
great place to have a nice relaxing family outing with plenty of options to keep kids busy.
Jun 17, 2014
Too expensive. Prices change daily
Jun 16, 2014
Jun 16, 2014
Jun 15, 2014
Jun 14, 2014
Great location. We had a nice wide site but a commercially run surf camp came in with rental trucks full of tents/screen rooms/full size fridges set outside on 3 adjacent sites. Fairly quiet at night but up early doing yoga right behind our site. Loud loading of boards in trucks. WIFI totally worthless. All in all a nice campground but I guess we had some bad timing with the surf camp.
Jun 14, 2014
Jun 14, 2014
mgr pk and his staff have done a remarkable job to get this KOA in tip/top shape....I have been going to this KOA since 1980...and I have never seen it any nicer....I really enjoy seeing perfection at its best...am going back in August and again in sept... this camp truly deserves the "Founder award" and a personal award for mgr PK...gary&mary m
Jun 14, 2014
It was our maiden voyage with our 5th wheel. We had know idea what to expect. We had a blast, our kids loved being there. There was so much for them to do that they never even played with the toys they brought. Everyone was so accommodating and very nice. Even other campers not just the staff. We are already planning our next trip in September.
Jun 14, 2014
for the high cost of tent trailers and cabins offer those stupid bikes for free not 10 dollars an hour with a family of three for two hours that is a really stupid price no one rented them again until the weekend they just sit for how junky they are don['t rent them,
Jun 14, 2014
BEAUTIFUL, the site we had was incredible. Level, with patio and firepit area. Very friendly staff and even advised us of lower rate after later time. Would DEFINITELY stay again, just would pick spot further from bathrooms and playground.
Jun 12, 2014
Jun 11, 2014
Jun 11, 2014
Most expensive KOA we've stayed at, with the worst WiFi we've experienced. Rest of facilities and environment are top-notch. Very family oriented,which is always refreshing. For the price, they could afford to upgrade the WiFi. It is often important to people traveling these days.
Jun 11, 2014
Perfect place for a family vacation. Very well maintained, organized, with a very friendly, and helpful staff. A little pricy, but you get what youse for.
Jun 11, 2014
The variety of activities was great. It was a clean, well layed out campground. The itinerary for the kids was great and well organized. The location was perfect. It felt hidden the trees and couldn't hear any cars. Beach was really close. The workers were all so friendly and helpful.
Jun 11, 2014
Jun 10, 2014
I have stayed twice at the Santa Cruz / Monterey KOA . The employees are great keeping the facilities clean and taking care of the campers . We like the location to Santa Cruz , Monterey and Carmel .
Jun 10, 2014
Very clean campground, many kid activities, good pancake breakfast.
Jun 10, 2014
Jun 10, 2014
Best Place Ever... Improvements being made every time we visit. Renovation of the spaces much appreciated!
Jun 10, 2014
Jun 10, 2014
Receptionist very patient, assistance with RV's,men were kind and helpful. My neighbors were really loud and the security was right on and helpful with asking them to be quiet. Overall stay was great.
Jun 09, 2014
The only problems we had were quiet times were not enforced. Having small kids while the people partied until late was not to family friendly. Our friends neighbor was a cabin and they had a dinner/party with about 40 people. Isn't that why you have a group party room?!
Jun 09, 2014
Jun 09, 2014
We had a difficult time getting our reservation made. The campground was clean and had great activities for the kids but the quite time policy was not at all enforced and it was VERY noisy well past midnight. Not sure we would stay here again because of the late night noise.
Jun 09, 2014
Jun 09, 2014
Jun 09, 2014
The beach zone is a farce, I thought that meant I might be able to see or hear the beach

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