Santa Cruz / Monterey Bay KOA Reviews

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Oct 15, 2020
I’ve never stayed at a KOA before. I’ve heard this is one of the nicest ones. It was a great stay, everything was clean and very cozy. I didn’t realize the cabin would come with utensils and dinnerware, or really anything so I was pleasantly surprised! The loft was really cool and I enjoyed the patio to hang out on.
Oct 14, 2020
Great place for kids and family. Felt totally safe with kids riding around and playing. Helpful and friendly staff. Will definitely keep coming back.
Oct 14, 2020
Great time !!
Oct 14, 2020
This is our 4th time staying at this site and we always have a great time!
Oct 13, 2020
We all enjoyed our time out there, especially our kids! Our cabin was nice and clean with all the extra amenities needed included. We like how the beach is very close to the campsite too. Thank you very much KOA for everything! We will definitely be coming back in the near future!
Oct 12, 2020
This is my favorite place to take my grandchildren!
Oct 12, 2020
We had a very good time, friendly staff, everything was clean. The price of the cabin is a little too high for camping.
Oct 12, 2020
Oct 12, 2020
Very kid friendly! Very clean sites, cabins and bathrooms, and only 1 minute drive to the beach! We're defiantly coming back!
Oct 12, 2020
Always a pleasant experience here at this location, highly recommended to all my friends and family.
Oct 12, 2020
I was very shocked by the amount of people at this Koa. It was filled to 100% capacity. It was loud at night and I did not feel safe from Covid just went the amount of people. The past KoA’s I have stayed at have been more peaceful. It was a bit much. I don’t think I’d do it again.
Oct 12, 2020
Staff there are all amazing!!!!! Every single person was so nice!!! My only complaint is that the sites are all so close together.
Oct 10, 2020
Oct 10, 2020
It was amazing! Can't wait to come back!
Oct 09, 2020
Love the amenities, the bike rentals is the one we really enjoyed. The airstream we rented is well stocked. The staff are nice and friendly.
Oct 09, 2020
Super fun, clean and great prices
Oct 09, 2020
Oct 09, 2020
It was amazing time all of the family loved it
Oct 07, 2020
Stayed just for 1 night as a quick getaway in the glamping cabin and everything was perfect! Can’t wait to come back.
Oct 06, 2020
We love this place! It's our all-time favorite quick getaway and longer trips too. Thanks to all of the KOA staff in Santa Cruz who make our stays amazing!
Oct 05, 2020
Oct 05, 2020
We love KOA and always have fun. Staff is great. But this trip the bbq wasn’t working. And I feel it should have been replaced. Instead of me having to call for help every time I needed it on. I ordered wood and it didn’t come, so I had to order it again. Then I got two bags instead of one. I have never had any issues like this before.
Oct 05, 2020
One thing not cool was people not wearing masks when out walking around.
Oct 05, 2020
Oct 05, 2020
We had a good time, just a couple of things. The bathrooms were old and needed cleaning more often during the day because there are so many cabins and tents that use the one bathroom building. I felt like since this was Covid time it really needed cleaning more often. The other thing is the pump or air compressor behind our cabin that ran every two minutes all night long was so annoying.
Oct 05, 2020
The Santa Cruz KOA campground/ facilities are great and fully equipped for everything you may need. Its hardly "roughing it", but still a camping feel. However the spaces are very close together, which can be unfortunate if you have noisy neighbors. Overall we enjoyed our stay!
Oct 05, 2020
Oct 04, 2020
Clean cabin, friendly staff.
Oct 03, 2020
Lots of fun! Swimming, banana bikes and searching for hidden special rocks kept the kids busy:)
Oct 03, 2020
We were put in a cabin directly next to another group while mostly all other cabins were vacant. This is not inline with the COVID protocol and I can't understand how that's safe. Also, the bathrooms were not clean (feces in the shower, sinks unkept), again this is not what is posted on signs regarding COVID in the bathrooms.
Oct 03, 2020
Amazing!
Oct 02, 2020
Our stay was nice. The site is nice and clean, there’s some work that can be done like to the sink that had a big gash in the side of it. The staff that I encountered were really nice.
Oct 02, 2020
Oct 02, 2020
Exceeded expectations. Was not expecting our cabin to have full kitchen and it did!
Oct 02, 2020
I have already recommended this place to people and we have now booked this KOA two weekends in a row. I love that the KOA provides many amenities. While it can be crowded for sure with many, many other campers, we enjoy doing "easy camping" every once in awhile. We often pitch a tent and camp elsewhere but its also really nice to rent a little cabin and still have that campy/ getaway feel.
Oct 01, 2020
I've stayed here several times and this time I rented a deluxe cabin - very nice! The only things you need to bring are pans if you want to boil water. The beds/bunks were comfortable and the cabin was clean. A great spot and we'll visit again soon
Oct 01, 2020
Not very handicap friendly.
Oct 01, 2020
Great family camp site. Very nice and clean cabins.
Oct 01, 2020
A place to sleep. A little expensive for a strange camping experience. This campground is packed with sites that are very close together. After hours quiet time is not enforced. We hoped bathrooms and showers would be cleaned more regularly. The woman who checked us in at the gate was very friendly and welcoming. The store staff not so much. This was our 3rd stay and experience is always the same.
Oct 01, 2020
What a perfect family friendly campground! Clean, quite and close to many beaches and Santa Cruz beach board walk. Even though many things are closed due to covid, we still had a great stay. Cant wait to come back!
Sep 30, 2020
We’ve stayed here several times and love it every time! Friendly staff, clean bathrooms and fun for the kids!
Sep 30, 2020
The KOA is always very clean and the staff is helpful!
Sep 29, 2020
Its a great time and never disapoints...
Sep 29, 2020
Despite covid restrictions we had a great time. Kids loved playing at the pool & on the playground (when open). Price is a little steep for camping (we rented the cabin-tent combo site), especially since a lot of the amenities were closed and activities limited/cancelled. Next time we'll stick to a tent site to save on cost. Looking forward to coming back when/if the world goes back to normal!
Sep 28, 2020
Great place for families And it’s a safe place for kids to wander and play with friends! Lots of activities, heated pool and Clean cabin. We booked the cabin with the loft. We are glad we packed extra blankets for the loft beds
Sep 28, 2020
Had a wonderful time staying in a deluxe cabin. Well used but very clean. No cooking pans supplied so was glad we had our electric griddle. Also would be nice if there was a small bedside shelf. My husband had to put his sleep apnea machine on the floor. Loved the family atmosphere, little store, pool etc. Looking forward to our next trip.
Sep 28, 2020
Sep 28, 2020
Amazing facility! Great staff!!
Sep 28, 2020
The Airstreams were very nice, and the resort amenities were good. It was way too crowded though. The camp sites are too close to each other. It doesn't feel like camping in nature, but rather a very nice shanty town
Sep 28, 2020
So much fun stuff to do�
Oct 12, 2020
Love this place! my family stayed at a lodge with my friend's family. It is surrounded by pine trees, quiet, resting and kids friendly environment. One of the best parts is less than one & a half hours to get there from the silicon valley.
- Andy K on Google
Oct 10, 2020
Great family fun
- John Solorio on Google
Oct 04, 2020
Koa has some of the best camping around
- Donald Latter on Google