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Santa Cruz / Monterey Bay KOA

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Lausanne, Switzerland
Reviewed 4 August 2016

First, we booked quite late, so this was the most expensive campground stay we've ever had! We stayed in the "kouples kabin", which was excellent - well appointed, comfortable, grill, table, and tap right out the door. Bathrooms and showers at the camp are plentiful, which is good, but pretty poorly maintained and cleaned, which is not so good. You're...

Thank LausMac13
So. California
Reviewed 28 July 2016

OMG no wonder this is a flagship for KOA. From check in to check out this was a superb visit. Upon out arrival the staff greeted us warmly, we were given our paperwork with the rules clearly spelled out and presented in a pleasant manner, and in no time we were on our way to our campsite. The campsite itself...

Thank baloonbabe
Merced, California
Reviewed 24 July 2016 via mobile

My family stayed here last week and we loved it! There are so many fun things to do for all ages. The property is kept very clean and the staff are beyond helpful. I've already recommended many of my friends plan a trip here!

Thank Rumple S
Reviewed 20 July 2016 via mobile

This recent trip to KOA Santa Cruz was my first time back in about 25 years. When I was growing up my grandparents would take my sister and I to this KOA for a week-long vacation. I have great memories from this campground. So, this year we decided to take our kids here. Since we've been entertaining the idea of...

Thank Ahtrio
Reviewed 18 July 2016 via mobile

We love this KOA and our kids are older and still have a blast. This KOA is so close to monterey and santa cruz you cant go wrong. Plenty of activities for the little ones. Off season is the best time of the year to go.every camping option possible from tents to cabins you wont be disappointed staying here. I...

Thank sjaxn
Fremont, United States
Reviewed 17 July 2016

Stayed here with a fairly large group. The RV sites we stayed on was big enough for 2 families to put 2 large tents on. We also have parked 2 vehicles per site. There is a playground area that the kids can play in. There is also a beach nearby which was nice and the kids enjoyed as well. Some...

Thank Jose Michael N
Jupiter, Florida
Reviewed 15 July 2016

By far exceeded our expectations!! Clean, level gravel sites. Wooded sites. Kids everywhere, great play areas. Great place for pets, even a dog washing station. The store was well stocked and available. Staff was always friendly and helpful. Will for sure come back!

Thank Jupitertrvl
Reviewed 10 July 2016 via mobile

The only reason I didn't give it 5 stars is that it is really more well suited to families with children. It is fantastic for children with tons of fun activities for them. It has a very complete playground, bouncy toy, large pool (full of children!). The grounds are clean and the check in staff is excellent. It seems like...

Thank bemckinley
San Francisco Bay Area
Reviewed 27 June 2016

This was a great place for our group's reunion. We had 5 families total - all of us with children ages 7 and younger. We had an RV/trailer spot in the circle of pads around the children's playground. We were at #164 and another family at #174. A couple families rented the cabins and another family took a tent site....

Thank NorCal_Explorer
Burlington, Iowa
Reviewed 22 June 2016

All the state parks were full so we pulled in here at 8 PM. California priced at $55 for a tent site, but it had wireless and nice showers. Got the second to last site. Camp store closed at 9, which seemed odd to me with kids running around.

Thank mark m

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Come join in the fun! Whether you want to relax at your campsite, join us for themed weekends and special activities, take a walk on the beaches or explore the variety of things to see and do in the Santa Cruz area, this KOA has it all. For a home away from home, try the camping cabins or fully furnished deluxe cabins - offering all the comforts of home and just a short walk or drive to the beach! Or stay in an Airstream travel trailer while you enjoy the pleasures of the California coast and experience all that this KOA has to offer. For the RVer, weve got full hookup sites, 50 amp service, pull-throughs, and free cable and Wi-Fi! Weve got the tenter covered, too, with sites conveniently located with picnic tables and fire rings. ... more   less 

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Address: 1186 San Andreas Road, La Selva Beach, CA 95076
Region: United States > California > La Selva Beach
Number of rooms: 230
Also Known As:
Santa Cruz / Monterey Bay Koa Hotel La Selva Beach
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“"Kouples kabin" has double bed, rather than the bunks of other cabins”
 of 5 bubbles LausMac13, 4 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Stay in site 98”
 of 5 bubbles Jupitertrvl, 15 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Premium cabins are great, more like a mini house, brand new looking, calling them a cabin is a misnomer.”
 of 5 bubbles torenv, 25 Mar 2016 | Read review
“Airstream was fun or go for a cabin if you don't want to tent camp it”
 of 5 bubbles tdouglas, 17 Feb 2016 | Read review
“pick an RV sight near the bouncing pillow if you have kids. If you want quiet, ask to be as far from that pillow as possible. If you want to swim, ask for a site near the playground. If you have a dog, try to be near the beach shack.”
 of 5 bubbles Vallianm, 21 Apr 2015 | Read review
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