While green guacamole-like algae blooms have caused states of emergencies in certain counties in south Florida, to the north, Florida’s Space Coast beaches are clear, free of algae and safe for fishing and beach activities. Brevard County Beach Rescue and local news affiliate WESH2 meteorologists do not expect the current to bring the algae up to Florida’s Space Coast’s beaches. Which means, it’s time to pack that beach bag and head to one of the beautiful beaches along Florida’s Space Coast.
Here’s some of the top beach locations on Florida’s Space Coast:
- Titusville – Playalinda Beach, located at the Canaveral National Seashore, boasts beautiful, blue waters and a pristine shoreline. Rated as one of the top ten Florida beaches by USA Today, this undeveloped beach offers a welcome change from other beaches on Florida’s Space Coast.
- Cape Canaveral – The scenic 6.99-acre Cherie Down Park in Cape Canaveral is located in a neighborhood setting, an ideal spot for a family beach day.
- Cocoa Beach – Locals and visitors enjoy visiting the Westgate Cocoa Beach Pier. This beautiful stretch of Cocoa Beach has beach rentals, fresh water showers, beach volleyball courts, year-round lifeguards and some of the best surfing on the east coast. Not to mention, the Cocoa Beach Pier has top-notch dining sure to delight any palate. Coconuts on the Beach, located at the end of Minutemen Causeway, is the social hotspot on Florida's Space Coast. With the Coconuts on the Beach bar located directly on the white sand, you'll find it is the life of the party in paradise.
- Indialantic - The community beachfront park of Canova Beach is the only place on Florida's Space Coast that welcomes dogs onto the beach, but don’t forget to put your canine friend on a leash!
- Melbourne Beach – As one of Brevard's older, desirable beach communities, Melbourne Beach’s Ocean Park is a favorite among locals. At Ocean Park you’ll find sand volleyball courts, restrooms and a pavilion.
- Sebastian Inlet - The premier saltwater fishing spot features three miles of beautiful beaches popular scuba diving, snorkeling and world-class surfing. Traveling by boat? Sebastian Inlet State Park has a marina in addition to a bait and tackle shop.
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