Cocoa Beach

Welcome to Cocoa Beach!

Cocoa Beach is a family-friendly destination located 45 minutes east of Orlando and is easily the most recognized city on Florida’s Space Coast. This authentic beach town has the perfect combination of sun, sea and space for you to explore. Families can find attractions that are fun for everyone, such as outer space adventures at Kennedy Space Center, the tastiest beach grub this side of the coast, and endless activities on the shore and in the water. Couples are welcome to the ultimate romantic beach getaway with spa days, comfortable hotel rooms, exciting excursions and more. Both a tech hub and a cozy surf town, legendary Cocoa Beach has something for everyone and the locals are happy to share the best of the area with eager visitors.

Cocoa Beach Attractions and Things To Do

Get active on and off the shore, experience the Cocoa Beach lifestyle and dine at the favorite restaurants of iconic astronauts and surf legends. Landmarks and destinations include the Westgate Cocoa Beach Pier, decked out with restaurants, bars, beach equipment, and prime fishing spots, as well as surfing and the epic Ron Jon Surf Shop around the corner. Historic Cocoa Village offers a nostalgic ambiance with fine cuisine, casual shopping, live music, and a taste of culture. But you haven’t experienced Cocoa Beach until you’re right in the water, whether you’re surfing, parasailing, boogie boarding, fishing, or just splashing around. Cocoa Beach combines your need for relaxation at a quaint little beach town with your love of adventure. Appreciate the memories of the legends who have walked these shores before you and make new memories at the best beach on the East Coast.

Westgate Cocoa Beach Pier at sunrise
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