Resorts Attractions and Ideas for Things to Do on a Cocoa Beach Florida Vacation

Like Daytona Beach, Cocoa Beach Florida, has the distinct advantage of offering an excellent, affordable Florida vacation that’s just a hop, skip and a jump away from the top rated entertainment that Orlando, Florida has to offer. It’s approximately 60 miles from Cocoa Beach to Orlando; about an hour and a half by car. That’s really close considering that each is a very popular vacation destination unto itself.

College kids as well as families with kids love Cocoa Beach. Many peace seeking travelers consider this a negative rather than a positive. Sharing the beach with large crowds , no matter how fun loving or friendly, is not everybody’s idea of the best Florida beach vacation. However, those who don’t mind sharing their space with lots of people love to cruise through the surf and souvenir shops.

Socially inclined individuals can start their sightseeing tour of the commercialized areas to the northern part of Cocoa Beach. Southern Cocoa Beach Florida may be more to the taste of honeymoon couples or seniors seeking a restful, peaceful place for fishing or swimming.


The facts on the Cocoa Beach pier are that there is an actual pier that reaches 800 feet out into the Atlantic Ocean. This historic landmark on Florida’s Space Coast is known for its excellent live music and entertainment as well as the restaurants, bars and gift shops that you can tour while you enjoy them.

The long pier provides an excellent place for the pleasure of some Cocoa Beach fishing without the danger of getting seasick.

There’s no fishing license required and there are conveniently located fishing gear rental establishments in case you forgot to pack fishing rod and reel or tackle box. And there are some nice places to enjoy a cocktail if the fish are not biting. Here’s a Cocoa Beach Florida vacation idea; behave yourself when you visit the pier or you might find that the folks at home were watching your Florida vacation escapades on the famous (or infamous?) Cocoa Beach Pier Live Web Cam.

Travelers searching for inexpensive accommodations and lodging need all the help and advice that they can get when trying to make a decision on inclusive vacation package deals and discounts for a cheap Cocoa Beach Florida vacation that features one of Florida’s best beaches can benefit from your advice.

If you want to rent a Cocoa Beach condo, check out The Resort on Cocoa Beach. It's a perfect place for a family Florida vacation if you want roomy accommodations and conveniently located entertainment for the children which is best if you don't want to spend your vacation searching for cool things for kids to see and do in Cocoa Beach Florida. The fact that Kennedy Space Center is 15 minutes away and Universal Orlando is less than an hour away doesn’t hurt. Those activities added to the fishing and water sports should be enough to keep the children happy while the adults take turns golfing or sailing.

Other vacation rental possibilities in Cocoa Beach Florida are:

  • The Discovery Beach Resort Cocoa Beach: Average room price $215.00

  • Holiday Inn Cocoa Beach Oceanfront Resort : Average room price $105.00 (Little kids like the pool with the pirate ship)
  • Pelican Landing Resort in Cocoa Beach FL:
  • The Radisson Cocoa Beach Resort
  • Luna Sea Motel Cocoa Beach, Florida: Average room price $68.00 (within walking distance of Ron Jon’s Surf Shop)
  • Surf Studio Beach Resort Cocoa Beach
  • Four Points by Sheraton Cocoa Beach : Average room price $104.00
  • La Quinta Inn Cocoa Beach : Average room price $92.00
  • Best Western Ocean Beach Hotel Cocoa Beach: : Average room price $110.00

If you have opinions, reviews or ideas on which are the best resorts in Cocoa Beach Florida, please use the Cocoa Beach submission form to share your Cocoa Beach FL opinions and reviews! If you find the room rates have changed from the ones we have listed please let us know so that we can update our information.

While you are at it, share your insider secrets about the charming Cocoa Beach vacation rentals that you found just off the beaten path. Armchair travelers and potential tourists would love to hear about the wonderful lodging, entertainment and attractions that you stumbled upon while exploring the area.

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