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
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Cocoa Beach Aerial Adventures
Cocoa Beach Aerial Park is located minutes from Port Canaveral. This aerial park will suspend you in the air on 45 foot poles and you will navigate your way through 48 unique challenges set in a canopy of beautiful live oak trees. The park offers three different trails and levels…
Cocoa Beach Suites Hotel
Located just one block away from the shore, in the heart of Cocoa Beach life. Whether you’re here for work or play, choose from three different suite options and then kick back and relax. Cocoa Beach Suites has partnered with a few local businesses to offer you discounts and other…
Cocoa Beach Helicopters
Enjoy incredible views of Florida’s coastlines and classic landmarks from the bird’s-eye perspective from a Robinson R-44 helicopter. Up to three passengers can fly in air-conditioned comfort as you smoothly cruise over the beautiful scenery and wildlife below. With large clear windows and a head-to-toe front bubble canopy, this helicopter…
Country Inn & Suites Port Canaveral
Located about a mile from the port, the Country Inn & Suites by Radisson, Port Canaveral, FL is the perfect launch pad when you’re heading out on a cruise or exploring Florida’s Space Coast. Here on business? We’re near the Cape Canaveral Space Force Station and employers like NASA, Boeing,…
Cocoa Beach Surf Company
From surf school to beach rentals, top-named brands to food and drinks, Cocoa Beach Surf Company has it all. Known as the World’s largest surf complex, Cocoa Beach Surf Company is the Space Coast’s one-stop shop for surf essentials and an all-in-one place to eat, beach, shop, and sleep. Hailed…
Courtyard by Marriott Cocoa Beach
For a place that offers sun, surf, and relaxation, Courtyard by Marriott has it all. Choose from over 150 spacious, newly renovated rooms, including king, queen, and spa room options. Whether you are here for vacation, on a business trip, or getting ready to set sail on a cruise out…
Florida Surf Museum
The Florida Surf Museum is dedicated to preserving Florida’s rich surfing heritage through exhibits, informative articles on our webpage, research and social media. Physical exhibits in the museum space at Ron Jon Surf Shop are rotated regularly to showcase the people, places and memorabilia that make Florida’s surfing history unique….
Four Points by Sheraton Cocoa Beach
Designed with beach life in mind, Four Points is ideal for relaxing family vacations or romantic getaways. Located only a block from the beachfront, you can expect fantastic ocean views and comprehensive amenities to make your stay as carefree as possible. Grab a bite in the Shark Pit Bar &…
Coconuts on the Beach
Coconuts on the Beach is your one-stop spot for good food, good drinks, good fun, and live entertainment with a beach view. So if you’re looking for a way to take in a beach view or take a break from the beach, cool off, and satisfy those food and drink…