It is known as the typical beach town offering endless means to relax and enjoy. Cocoa Beach is situated on a barrier island in Central East Coast of Florida and it is six miles long and one mile wide. The weather of the Cocoa beach is mild and it is one of the features that attract tourists from all over to this place.
Be it a family beach holiday, a weekend getaway, a business trip or leisure travel that is being planned, Cocoa beach is perfect place for every type of holiday. It is one of the most affordable holiday places in Florida. There are many exciting things that can be seen and done in the Cocoa Beach, it’s like the excitement never ends here.
Whole of six mile of ocean beach can be accessed from one end to another of the city easily. A perfect day can be enjoyed at the beach. Just lie and relax and get a tan or build sand castles with children. A volleyball game can be enjoyed at the beach or look out done for the seashells that come to the shore.
Cocoa Beach is famous for its great waves and there are more than 100 surfing spots in the area. The new to surfing and pro both will sure enjoy surfing here.
There are four oceanfront parks, Alan Shepard Park, Sidney Fischer Park, Lori Wilson Park and Robert P. Murkshe Memorial Park in Cocoa Beach and these all have facilities like picnic tables, showers and restrooms.
On the Banana River is a 27-hole public golf course where one can enjoy a game of golf.
There is a public tennis complex in the city having lighted courts where you can play tennis in the late evenings also.
For the children to enjoy are many children’s park all over the city.
Accommodation of all types from high-end to motels is available and depending on budgetary constraints, it can be booked.
The dining options are many in Cocoa Beach and these have large variety of cuisines available. The up market and budget restaurants are all on Cocoa Beach. One can try different options and enjoy the nightlife of a beach here.
Organized tours for the Banana River Lagoon on kayak are available here. Boat is also available for seeing wildlife and marine habitats like dolphins, cranes, wading birds and manatees.
For nature lovers, Cocoa Beach offers many attractions. One of them is Brevard Zoo home to more than 400 animals like jaguar, kangaroo, eagle and more. In Merritt Island National Wildlife Refuge, more than 1045 variety of animals and plants and 310 bird species are found. It is home for many endangered wildlife species like West Indian Manatees, sea turtles, southern Bald Eagles and Gopher Tortoise.
Some of the attractions nearby are Kennedy Space Center from where day and night launches of satellites can be viewed, Orlando Area attractions like Sea World, MGM and Universal studios, Port Canaveral from where day trip cruises on board of casino ships can be taken.