Cocoa Beach

Orlando's closest beach

Cocoa Beach is one of the rare places where ancient cypress forests meld with state-of-the-art technology. The perfect balance of sea and space, Cocoa beach is vacation nirvana for those seeking family beaches or best value beaches. Here, pristine nature preserves and expansive beaches meet the excitement of a space shuttle streaking into orbit.

Outdoor Focus

Explore marshy wetlands by airboat, ride a horse on the beach, soak up the sun on the sandy shores, or go deep-sea fishing in the Atlantic. After a long day outdoors, you can discover serenity watching the sun set on the Indian or Banana River. One must-see highlight includes:

Area Attractions

You can escape the heat by shopping in the charming boutiques of Historic Cocoa Village or one of the expansive malls. Other highlights include:

Area Events


Port Canaveral boasts an array of restaurants and taverns. Floating tiki bars make this area a nightlife hotspot.


One of the more affordable vacation destinations, Cocoa Beach offers endless choices, from casual rooms to elegant luxury suites. The Cocoa Beach Area Chamber of Commerce has great accommodation ideas to fit every budget.

Need to Know

Sea and space make Cocoa Beach a thrill. Let your inner astronaut take flight with a Cocoa Beach vacation.

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