Orlando's Closest Beach and More
Beautiful beaches, cruises embarking daily, incredible dining options, adrenaline-pumping events, and so much more… welcome to Cocoa Beach! Orlando’s closest beach has something to offer for everyone. Families love spending the day at our lifeguarded beaches, learning how to surf and collecting seashells. Local restaurants delight diners with carefully curated menus and unmatched ambiance. Luxury vacation rentals and name-brand hotels are the perfect places to stay no matter if you’re staying for a week or just a few days before you cruise from Port Canaveral. All this and it’s also the best spot to watch a rocket launch to the stars!
Discover why Cocoa Beach is the best place to launch your Central Florida Vacation.
Surf Capital of the East Coast
Home to surfing great, Kelly Slater, Cocoa Beach is the Surfing capital of the East Coast! Our waves are the perfect for beginners and advanced surfers alike. Spend the afternoon in the water with fun instructors and you’ll catch more than a wave!
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Shopping and Rentals
Forget something or looking for the perfect souvenir? These surf shops and rental companies help make Cocoa Beach an easy and convenient getaway!
- Ron Jon Surf Shop: Your one-stop shop for everything you need for a day at the beach.
- Cocoa Beach Surf Company: From surfboards to e-bikes, this is the place to go for all your beachside rental needs
- A1A Beach Rentals: Kayaks, surfboards, bikes you name it! If you can rent it you’ll find it here.
- Space Coast Slingshots: want a unique way to explore Cocoa Beach? Slingshots will have you cruising in style.
Resorts and Hotels
Cocoa Beach is home to a diverse array of accommodations. Brand name resorts and privately owned vacation rentals share the beaches with motels and quiant bed and breakfasts. There are so many options for where to stay, learn more about the exciting accommodations and deals from Legendary Cocoa Beach.Legendary Cocoa Beach - Find the Best Hotels
Cocoa Beach Events
- Friday Fest Street Party- Every third Friday of the month Downtown Cocoa Beach becomes a party! Enjoy live music, exciting artisans, and more!
- Beach n’ Boards Fest – Kick off spring break at the biggest board festival in Florida
- Thunder on Cocoa Beach – April/May: Get your adrenaline pumping as power boats and other watercraft race to be king of Cocoa Beach
Explore More in Cocoa Beach
At the end of Minutemen Causeway in Downtown Cocoa Beach is a public beach access unlike any other. Here you’ll find oceanfront tiki bars, restaurants and beach boutiques. It’s a popular location for many events like Thunder on Cocoa Beach, Surfing Santas and so many more. Equipped with lifeguards and…
The Starlite Restaurant & Pool Bar
Named after Cocoa Beach’s first motel, The Starlite is relaunching as a restaurant and pool bar at the Hilton Garden Inn Cocoa Beach Oceanfront. We’re all about people – locals and visitors alike – who share our taste for flavorful food and refreshing cocktails. The Starlite has something for everyone,…
Salty Sisters Bar and Grill
Salty Sisters Bar and Grill is your destination for delicious food, refreshing drinks, and a welcoming atmosphere. Great bands, theme nights, drink specials and plenty of space to stretch your legs. Their menu features a variety of classic American favorites, as well as some unique twists on traditional dishes. Whether you’re…
Cocoa Beach Surf School
Cocoa Beach Surf School is a premier destination for surf enthusiasts seeking an unforgettable experience on Florida’s picturesque Cocoa Beach. With expert instructors and a passion for the sport, the surf school offers comprehensive lessons catering to all skill levels, from beginners to advanced surfers. Whether you’re looking to catch…
TownePlace Suites by Marriott – Cape Canaveral / Cocoa Beach
Designed for longer stays, our property features fully equipped kitchens, lobby bar, poolside beverage service with covered seating. Hydro-stations throughout the hotel. 24-hr fitness and business center. Meeting space to accommodate groups up to 30. Balconies in select suites offering fantastic views of port, rocket launches and the Banana River.
Jetty Park at Port Canaveral
Jetty Park is a beautiful 35 acre park with a fishing pier, beach and RV campground. Guests can participate in a variety of activities such as surfing, kayaking, walking the beach, riding bikes, and watching cruise ships as they majestically move past the jetty on their way out to sea….
Hampton Inn & Suites Cape Canaveral Cruise Port
Our Cape Canaveral hotel is less than a mile from Port Canaveral Cruise Terminals. Exploration Tower, and the Florida Beer Company. Cocoa Beach Pier is a five-minute drive away and Kennedy Space Center can be reached in under 30 minutes. Come see a rocket launch and enjoy free breakfast, pool…
Hilton Garden Inn Cocoa Beach Oceanfront
Hilton Garden Inn Cocoa Beach Oceanfront boasts views of the beach from every room along with a well-equipped gym, game room and outdoor pool. There’s 9,252 square feet of flexible event space, too. The Starlite Restaurant & Pool bar features coastal-American food, refreshing cocktails and a festive vibe. The hotel…
Cocoa Beach Fish Camp Grill
Swamp food with a flare in Cocoa Beach, Florida. One block north of the pier, we offer a little something different than your normal “beach restaurant”. Live music Wednesday through Saturday. Food specials throughout the week. A large array of specialty cocktails featuring Firefly Moonshine. Everybody has fun at The…