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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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…
Golf N Gator!
Golf ‘n Gator is a mini golf course featuring two 18-hole courses that you can either choose to play individually or a flat-fee for ‘all you can play.’ Lining the courses are tropical landscapes with streams and waterfalls, as well as bridges that cross over two ponds that where live…
Hilton Cocoa Beach Oceanfront
This resort-style hotel is an easy, breezy stay for families, groups, and business travelers alike, just steps away from the beautiful beaches of the Florida Space Coast. With over 295 guestrooms and suites to choose from, these beautifully decorated rooms offer one king or two queen beds, a 42″ flat…
Florida’s Fresh Grill
Located in the Banana River Square off of A1A, Florida’s Fresh Grill is an upscale casual fine dining restaurant specializing in fresh food made from scratch. Fresh seafood, steaks, salads, homemade sauces, award winning soups, and desserts top off the delectable menu. Florida’s Fresh Grill takes pride in the freshest…
Gregory’s Upstairs Comedy Club
Given the ‘Award of Excellence’ by Wine Spectator four times, Gregory’s Upstairs Comedy Club is renowned through Cocoa Beach and the Space Coast as the best comedy club in the area, as audiences are entertained by comedians featured on Comedy Central, HBO, Showtime, The Tonight Show, The Late Show, and…
Holiday Inn Express Cocoa Beach
The Holiday Inn Express at Cocoa Beach has built its reputation on taking care of all the little details so you can focus on the fun. Only 2 blocks away from the beach, this location is perfect for walking over for a quick dip in the Atlantic Ocean or a…
Gregory’s Steak & Seafood Grille
Looking for a nice night out? Wine and Dine in an ‘unparalleled upscale atmosphere’ where the food is fresh, the drinks are to die for, and the entertainment is second-to-none. Gregory’s Steak & Seafood Grille and Comedy Club is a Space Coast hot spot. From the finest Steaks to the…
Lighthouse Cove Mini Golf
Lighthouse Cove offers fun for the whole family on its two 18-hole courses. The Paradise Falls and Lost Lagoon courses are set in a tropical fishing village-themed environment where you are met with challenges, smooth and contoured terrain, and hills, in a adventure-filled experience that everyone will enjoy. Cool off…
La Quinta Inn & Suites Cocoa Beach Oceanfront
Only a walk away from beautiful beaches is this oceanfront stay. Conveniently located off Highway A1A and near the restaurant and bar-lined Cocoa Beach Pier, La Quinta Inn is your cozy home for as long as you stay on the Space Coast. This pet friendly hotel offers free breakfast and…