This cute beach town has a lot going on. Just an hour away from Orlando, you’ll find it on the Space Coast of Florida. Families and groups coming for leisure won’t be disappointed with their vacation rental in Cocoa Beach. Whether you're looking for water sport adventures, want to lounge at the shore, or take in the local sights and even some wildlife, Cocoa Beach is a huge playground to do all this and more. With sun all year round, it is the perfect place for families on vacation, large groups, and those sharing an unforgettable adventure!
Choose the perfect vacation rental
Best Vacation Home Deals in Cocoa Beach
Discover a vacation rental that fits your needs among the 2,228 beautiful accommodations from more than 6 partner websites in Cocoa Beach. By comparing these vacation rentals, HomeToGo features the best deals and the highest rated properties in Cocoa Beach.
Top-Rated Rentals and Accommodations in Cocoa Beach
Recommended Vacation Rentals in Cocoa Beach
Find your perfect vacation rental in Cocoa Beach: from $80 per night
Budget-friendly Vacation Rentals in Cocoa Beach
Apartments and vacation rentals with a kitchen
Cook up a feast on your next vacation and book a Cocoa Beach rental with full kitchen.
Vacation rentals with Wi-Fi
Stay connected while traveling and book a Cocoa Beach accommodation with high-speed internet.
Vacation rentals and apartments with air conditioning
Keep cool during your trip to Cocoa Beach and book a vacation rental with air conditioning.
Popular Rental Amenities in Cocoa Beach
Filters are available so you can find the ideal vacation rental in Cocoa Beach. You can easily search and find a rental meeting your needs in Cocoa Beach if you can't imagine a vacation without internet or you never miss an episode of your favorite show, as most accommodations offer "Internet" and "TV." Not as many vacation homes in Cocoa Beach are available if you need a crib for your baby or if you love sweating the stress away in saunas as "Sauna" and "Crib" are not very popular features in this destination.
Waterfront Vacation Rentals in Cocoa Beach
Looking for a fantastic beachfront rental in Cocoa Beach?
Use the 'distance to water' filter during your search and see only the perfect beachfront homes for your trip. You can choose from a number of vacation homes in Cocoa Beach that are located within walking distance from the ocean. From dog-friendly homes by the beach to waterfront rentals with hot tubs, the ideal accommodation in Cocoa Beach awaits - find it now with HomeToGo.
The Weather in Cocoa Beach
You can see our climate diagram above. The highest average temperatures are in the month of July. On the other hand, you could have temperatures dropping under 59° in February. The rainiest month is July while the driest month is February.
7-Day Weather Forecast in Cocoa Beach
Accommodations for your vacation in Cocoa Beach
Food in Cocoa Beach
Those who book a Cocoa Beach vacation rental will be delighted with the variety of culinary delights on offer. While the beach is famous for All-American dining, such as the fare served up at the 35th Street Grill and steakhouses around town, you can also enjoy Asian cuisine (try the plated delicacies at the Yen Yen Chinese Restaurant) or authentic Cuban food over at Roberto’s Little Havana. For a light snack, pick up fresh bread and pastries in the many bakeries and dessert shops. Seafood is found in abundance in many of the restaurants in Cocoa Beach due to their access to the ocean.
The Best Seafood Restaurants in Cocoa Beach
Although Cocoa Beach is popularly associated with surfing, it also boasts a variety of eateries ranging from cafes to fine-dining restaurants offering delicious seafood. Visit Seafood Atlantic in Port Canaveral for fresh, succulent fare served in a casual and outdoor setting. Its extensive menu includes lobster, wahoo, and snapper. Stop at Fat Kahunas for jumbo shrimp and soft tacos served with original sauce.
Grills Seafood Deck & Tiki Bar, on the water's edge at Sunrise Marina, is worth a visit for the marinated and grilled local fish and authentic Florida desserts. For casual seafood right in town, head to Jazzys Mainely Lobster-Seafood. To round off your culinary adventure on this island, stop at Florida’s Fresh Grill for soups and desserts.
Cocoa Beach Has the Perfect Beach Weather
Here at Cocoa Beach, you will experience very warm summers and a little humidity, but it’s perfect for staying in beach shorts or a bikini all day long. If you come from June to September, you’ll enjoy the warmest period, but December to March also has pleasant temperatures with highs of just below 73°F during the day. Your vacation home in Cocoa Beach will be the perfect place to escape to during the heat of the day while you cool off and relax in complete privacy.
Sights to See and More to Do in This Beach Lover’s Paradise
There's more to Cocoa Beach than just the sea. The Kennedy and Cape Canaveral Space Launch Centers are just a 30-minute drive north, where it is possible to catch rocket launches and even meet the real astronauts who work there.
And because all the Cocoa Beach vacation homes are near Orlando, you can access a host of other attractions: check out Disney World, Sea World, Universal and MGM Studios. You’ll find all these famous family-friendly attractions within 60 miles of Cocoa Beach.
The fastest growing port in Florida is Port Canaveral, which is home to the Exploration Tower, that features seven floors of exhibitions for all ages. You will never run out of things to learn here.
But of course, if you just choose to hang loose at the beach all day long, you won’t get bored. Even if you have never surfed before, take a lesson from the many schools on the beach. For a more leisurely activity, rent a kayak and go exploring the water’s surface!
The Best of Art and Culture Near Your Vacation Rental in Cocoa Beach
Don’t miss the all the live concerts and regular cultural performances in Cocoa Beach. For the best in amateur dramatics check out what's on at the Surfside Playhouse, a great way to spend an evening out. The Maxwell C. King Center for the Performing Arts, and the Henegar Center for the Arts have regular dramas and comedy plays listed, so check these out while on vacation.
Visit the museums showcasing Cocoa Beach’s history. There is the US Space Walk of Fame and Museum showcasing famous astronauts and NASA creations. Aircraft enthusiasts will love the Air Force Space and Missile Museum and the Valiant Air Command Warbird Museums, both part of the city’s heritage.
Lastly, don’t miss the annual BBQ and Blues Music Festival, where you can jive to some of the world’s best blues music and have a great American barbecue experience.
Cocoa Beach is known for being one of the more affordable destinations in the area, so come over and discover this Florida gem. Vacation rentals in Cocoa Beach are suited to every taste and need, so pack your beach bag and camera - surf’s up!
Swimming, Snorkeling, and Fishing in Cocoa Beach
Cocoa Beach offers numerous spots for outdoor recreation. The free-entry Jetty Park at Cape Canaveral offers everything: Equipment rental, pavilion rentals where you can spend the day barbecuing, plus a sandy white beach and a fishing pier open until 11pm. Surfers, meanwhile, will want to head to 2nd Light Beach or Westgate Cocoa Beach Pier. If you're looking for a lesson, there are several surf schools in town where you can also rent all the gear you need.
Sebastian Inlet in the south is a good spot to snorkel as it has numerous accessible coral reefs. Jupiter and Palm Beach also offer an opportunity to snorkel and possibly spot tropical fish. End your holiday experience by indulging in deep sea fishing in an oceanic shelf off Port Canaveral. Take a fishing charter service and try your hand at catching mahi, tuna, cobia, and even sharks!
5 Must-See Attractions in Cocoa Beach
1. Rikki Tiki Tavern
What could be better than enjoying a cocktail at Rikki Tiki's, a bar on Cocoa Beach's pier with spectacular coastal views? It's a truly tropical experience.
2. The Dinosaur Store Adventure Zone
A family-friendly themed educational discovery area, the Adventure Zone is home to fossils, alligators and reptiles with a firm emphasis on both fun and learning.
3. Cocoa Beach Pier
A true landmark on the Space Coast, the 240 m long pier is where you'll find Cocoa Beach's best restaurants, bars and live music venues.
4. Lori Wilson Park
Adjacent to the beach, Lori Wilson Park combines sand dunes, boardwalks and tropical maritime forest. The beach here is popular for its swimming and surfing conditions.
5. Cocoa Beach
Cocoa Beach offers kilometres of beautiful clean sands and crystal clear water for surfers and swimmers. With plenty of accommodation and entertainment, Cocoa Bay offers the perfect family friendly vacation destination.
Frequently Asked Questions
How many holiday homes are available for booking in Cocoa Beach?
Low demand is usually in September, so there will be a high amount of House rental and Apartment rental in Cocoa Beach open for booking.
What amenities are most popular for vacation rentals in Cocoa Beach?
Travelers look for TV, Internet, and Pool when booking a vacation rental in Cocoa Beach.
Are dogs allowed in vacation rentals in Cocoa Beach?
Finding a vacation rental in Cocoa Beach that allows dogs is definitely possible, with 418 pet-friendly available.
When is it better to travel to Cocoa Beach?
Cocoa Beach has its warmest time of year around July and August, with average nightly prices around $80.
We list offers from thousands of providers, including:
Vacation Destinations Near Cocoa Beach
Cape Canaveral Vacation Rentals
Merritt Island Vacation Rentals
Cocoa Vacation Rentals
Satellite Beach Vacation Rentals
House Rentals in Melbourne
Melbourne Beach Vacation Rentals
Titusville Vacation Rentals
Palm Bay Vacation Rentals
Sebastian Vacation Rentals
Vacation Rentals in Saint Cloud, FL
House & Vacation Rentals in Orlando
Edgewater Vacation Rentals
Houses & Vacation Rentals in Kissimmee
Winter Park Vacation Rentals
Vacation Rentals in Vero Beach
Sanford Vacation Rentals
Altamonte Springs Vacation Rentals
Lake Mary Vacation Rentals
Condos in New Smyrna Beach
Deltona Vacation Rentals
Top Vacation Ideas
- Miami Spring Break Hotels & Vacation Rentals
- South Padre Island Spring Break Hotels & Vacation Rentals
- Bora Bora Honeymoon
- Romantic Getaways in Texas
- Romantic Getaways in Ohio
- Texas Spring Break Vacation
- Family vacations in Florida
- Valentines in New York City
- Romantic Getaways in Florida
- Bali Honeymoon
- Road Trips in California
Explore More Vacation Ideas
Texas State Parks
City Breaks in Myrtle Beach
South Carolina Beach Vacations
Romantic Getaways in Georgia
Family Vacation in Denver
Weekend Trip Ideas in Denver
Valentines in Atlanta
Nebraska State Parks
US Amusement Parks
North Dakota State Parks
Hilton Head Spring Break Hotels & Vacation Rentals
Ouray Colorado Cabin Rentals
Valentines in Houston
San Diego Hotels & Vacation Rentals for Christmas
Smoky Mountains Family Vacations
Memorial Day Travel in the U.S.
Asheville Hotels & Vacation Rentals for Thanksgiving
Honeymoon in Wyoming
Dog Friendly Vacations in New England
Spring Break in Oregon
Honeymoon in Maine