Santa Cruz / Monterey Bay KOA

Open All Year

Reserve: 831-722-0551

Info: 831-722-0551


1186 San Andreas Road

Watsonville, CA 95076

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Camper Rating 4.5 out of 5

Based on 1000 Reviews

Tent Reviews

May 23, 2017
I stayed with a group of 20 Girl Scouts. I was worried they would run out of activities since the pool was closed but that wasn't an issue at all. They played non-stop from 8am till 10pm! Thanks for a family friendly fun KOA.
May 16, 2017
May 15, 2017
Customer service is key to me. I must say" I was very impressed at how friendly and courteous the staff was at this location". I will definitely be back and kudos to the management for such a great job with your entire staff. They all deserve a raise😀
May 10, 2017
We can't wait until your swimming pools reopen!
May 08, 2017
Good time, can't wait to see the new pool.
May 08, 2017
Staff were excellent
May 08, 2017
Had a great time.
May 08, 2017
Facilities and amenities were super. Grounds were clean and staff was very friendly. I just felt like i was camping in some sort of army barracks or enhanced parking lot sprinkled with wood chips. Those first set of tent spaces (sites 1-9?) were ridiculous. I'll try my luck at Manresa SB.


Thanks for staying with us! Manresa is a great spot, of course it doesn't come with a bounce pillow, fun train, climbing palm tree, banana bikes, fun zone or do they put on daily activities for all ages. The best part is, you can stay here and visit Manresa. Hope to see you again.
May 05, 2017
Apr 30, 2017
We were not given the proper rate information and instead of KOA letting me know, it was only pure luck that I found out I'd been charged the peak rate at a non peak time and had to ask for a refund. If I had known the correct rate we would likely have opted to upgrade our site. Quiet hours were not enforced on Friday and I couldn't find the security guard, nor did my phone work to page them.
Apr 23, 2017
Staff was friendly and smiling. This place was very clean and organized. I'll be back.
Apr 20, 2017
Expensive, but location, location, location!
Apr 17, 2017
We have stayed here before. Booked from my phone this time & there was no indication that pool & hot tub were closed. We were very Disappointed as that's why I chose that campground & $80 to camp is expensive. Staff was very friendly though Also neighbors were really loud.


Thanks for staying with us. There is a notification on the app that shows the pool is under construction. Sorry you missed it. The new pool is really exciting and will be worth the wait.
Apr 17, 2017
It was far too expensive for a tent site... though I'll admit the grounds were very nice (from what I saw)


Thanks for staying with us! The grounds are very beautiful to go along with the surrounding area. The campground has a lot to offer, daily activities, bikes rentals, a climbing palm tree, jumping pillow mini golf and the fun train just to mention a few. A short drive to Santa Cruz and Monterey.
Apr 17, 2017
We had the nest time ever. KOA Santa Cruz/ Monterey Bay truly has the best staff. Very friendly and helpful. My family can not wait to return. I have already talked to my sister's and their families about making reservations.
Apr 15, 2017
Esta bien para todos los que quieran visitar es muy divertido seles recomienda
Apr 14, 2017
Very disappointed that the pool and jacuzzi were being remodeled. If not for that it'd be a ten. Also your showers take 5 minutes to produce hot water
Apr 11, 2017
I loved the atmosphere, people, and all the activities for kids. I am a lifelong KOA camper now
Apr 07, 2017
When we go camping with the kids and dog we often try to stay at a KOA campground. Our dog loves the beach and it's always nice to have a place to bathe the dog when we get back. But the baiting area for the dogs was not in good shape the door latch didn't close the water sometimes one sometimes ice cold in the dryer connection was not existent. As as for the campsite it was just dirt I would


Thanks for staying with us! Thanks for mentioning the dog wash, glad to hear your pooch found the salon. We'll make sure we get that taken care of. We are in the process of covering all tent and water/electric sites with mulch. The clean up from recent storms has taken a priority.

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