Orlando's Closest Beach and More

Cocoa Beach

Cocoa Beach Pier Entrance Sunrise

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.

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Cocoa Beach has Something for Everyone

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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.
Splashing in the pool at the Radisson at the Port

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.

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Super Boat in Crowd at Beach Shack in Cocoa Beach

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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