Destination guide

Captivating Cocoa Beach will entice you

Enjoy the entertainment and other features of Cocoa Beach. Renowned for its chocolate shops, beaches and surfing, this city welcomes all visitors. Cocoa Beach Pier 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

Activities and attractions in Cocoa Beach

Are you searching for attractions to visit in the area? You'll be sure to enjoy Cocoa Beach for its surfing and fishing. Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and experience everything that makes Cocoa Beach a fun place to get away. Here are some of the top attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Cocoa Beach Pier (3.4 mi / 5.5 km)
  • Cocoa Beach Country Club (1.4 mi / 2.3 km)
  • Golf-N-Gator (3.9 mi / 6.3 km)
  • Traxx at Jungle Village (5.4 mi / 8.7 km)
  • Viera East Golf Club (7.4 mi / 11.9 km)
  • Turtle Creek Golf Club (7.7 mi / 12.4 km)
Weather

Seasonal weather averages in Cocoa Beach

Travelers speak highly of Cocoa Beach for its surfing. If warm-weather activities are high on your list, July, August, June and September are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 90°F.

Natural features

Exploring the beaches and other natural features in Cocoa Beach

Cocoa Beach is famous for its beautiful ocean views and breathtaking sunrises. Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to appreciate the scenery, Cocoa Beach is a great place to get out in nature. Here are a few of the area's most eye-catching natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Thousand Island Conservation Area (0.7 mi / 1.1 km)
  • Cocoa Beach Skate Park (1.2 mi / 1.9 km)
  • Lori Wilson Park (1.3 mi / 2 km)
  • Alan Shepard Park (2.7 mi / 4.3 km)
  • Cherie Down Park (5.1 mi / 8.3 km)
  • Manatee Sanctuary Park (5.3 mi / 8.6 km)
How to get there

Traveling to and around Cocoa Beach

The nearest airport is in Melbourne, FL (MLB-Orlando Melbourne Intl.), located 15.3 mi (24.7 km) from the city center. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you might consider flying into Orlando, FL (MCO-Orlando Intl.), which is 43.2 mi (69.5 km) away.

Where to stay near Cocoa Beach?

Our 2019 vacation rental listings offer a large selection of 1,060 house rentals near Cocoa Beach. From 694 Condos/Apartments to 203 Houses, find unique vacation rental for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Cocoa Beach is on HomeAway.

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

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 Beach:

  • Orlando Beach: 23 vacation rentals
  • Avon By The Sea: 192 vacation rentals
  • Winslow Reserve: 215 vacation rentals
  • Crescent Beach: 36 vacation rentals
  • River Isles: 86 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 Beach?

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

  • East Coast Surfing Hall of Fame: 1,198 home rentals
  • Cocoa Beach Pier: 1,150 home rentals
  • I Dream Of Jeannie Lane: 1,232 home rentals
  • Thousand Island Conservation Area: 1,256 home rentals
  • Lori Wilson Park: 1,232 home rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Cocoa Beach 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 Condos/Apartments in Cocoa Beach?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 694 Condos/Apartments in Cocoa Beach. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Cocoa Beach include:

  • Houses: 203 lodging choices
  • Cottages: 19 lodging choices
  • Villas: 22 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 Beach?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 716 vacation homes with pool available in Cocoa Beach.

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