Destination guide

Delight in the beachside landscape of Cocoa

The beaches and wildlife provide a pleasant backdrop to your vacation home in Cocoa. This city's chocolate shops, casino gaming and university setting draw many visitors. Cocoa Expo Sports Center and Port Canaveral are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. Many of our vacation rentals offer full kitchens, spacious living quarters and sometimes even a hot tub—perfect for a relaxing getaway.


Activities and attractions in and around Cocoa

Are you hoping to find attractions to visit in the city? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Cocoa a fun spot to vacation. Here are some of the most popular attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Cocoa Beach Pier (7.5 mi / 12.1 km)
  • Turtle Creek Golf Club (4.4 mi / 7.1 km)
  • Viera East Golf Club (5.4 mi / 8.7 km)
  • Savannahs Golf Course (5.7 mi / 9.2 km)
  • Cocoa Beach Country Club (6.2 mi / 10 km)
  • Golf-N-Gator (7.4 mi / 11.9 km)

Seasonal weather averages in Cocoa

If you're planning a vacation around warm-weather activities, July, August, June and May are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 89°F.

Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Cocoa

Whether you're an adventurous traveler or just want to take in the scenery, Cocoa is a great place to spend some time outside. Here are some of the area’s most eye-catching features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Cocoa Beach Skate Park (6.5 mi / 10.5 km)
  • Manatee Sanctuary Park (7.1 mi / 11.5 km)
  • Lori Wilson Park (7.2 mi / 11.5 km)
  • Alan Shepard Park (7.4 mi / 12 km)
  • Thousand Island Conservation Area (7.5 mi / 12.1 km)
  • Cherie Down Park (8.2 mi / 13.2 km)
How to get there

Transportation options to and around Cocoa

The nearest airport is in Melbourne, FL (MLB-Orlando Melbourne Intl.), located 18.8 mi (30.2 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you might consider flying into Orlando, FL (MCO-Orlando Intl.), which is 35.7 mi (57.5 km) away.

Where to stay near Cocoa?

Our 2019 vacation rental listings offer a large selection of 1,065 house rentals near Cocoa. From 222 Houses to 681 Condos/Apartments, find unique vacation rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Cocoa for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Cocoa?

Whether you're travelling with family or friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Cocoa:

  • Seacrest Beach: 177 vacation rentals
  • Orlando Beach: 18 vacation rentals
  • Villages of Seaport: 106 vacation rentals
  • Avon By The Sea: 188 vacation rentals
  • Winslow Reserve: 208 vacation rentals

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when travelling to Cocoa?

HomeAway offers a large selection of lodging choices near lovely places in Cocoa. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Cocoa Village: 1,086 home rentals
  • Cocoa Village Playhouse: 1,085 home rentals
  • Cocoa Expo Sports Center: 994 home rentals
  • Brevard Museum of History and Natural Science: 987 home rentals
  • Astronaut Memorial Planetarium and Observatory: 991 home rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Cocoa listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Cocoa?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 222 Houses in Cocoa. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Cocoa include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 681 lodging choices
  • Cottages: 18 lodging choices
  • Villas: 23 lodging choices

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation homes including Bungalows and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Cocoa?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 720 vacation homes with pool available in Cocoa.

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