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Cocoa Beach
Located on Florida's Space Coast, Cocoa Beach offers a sunny shoreline with activities such as parasailing, casino cruises and the Brevard Zoo. It's the closest beach to Orlando, so you can enjoy Orlando's attractions and also get to relax on the coast of Florida. Port Canaveral , the state's fastest growing port, is a popular departure point for Caribbean cruises.

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Cocoa Beach
Cocoa Beach
Attraction type: Beaches
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Lori Wilson Park
Lori Wilson Park
Attraction type: Parks
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Cocoa Beach Pier
Cocoa Beach Pier
Owner description: It's Not Just a Day at the Beach, It's the Ultimate Beach Adventure! A historic landmark on Florida's Space Coast, the world-famous Cocoa Beach Pier stretches 800 feet over the... more Owner description: It's Not Just a Day at the Beach, It's the Ultimate Beach Adventure! A historic landmark on Florida's Space Coast, the world-famous Cocoa Beach Pier stretches 800 feet over the Atlantic Ocean and is home to restaurants, bars, gift shops and live musical entertainment. In addition to great fishing, the Cocoa Beach Pier offers fishing equipment rentals, beach rentals, fresh water showers, regulation beach volleyball courts, lifeguards year round and some of the absolute best surfing on the East Coast! less
Attraction type: Piers & Boardwalks
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Rikki Tiki Tavern
Rikki Tiki Tavern
Owner description: Located at the end of the 800-foot long Pier, directly over the ocean, is the Rikki Tiki Tavern featuring spectacular ocean views, open-aired seating and all of your favorite... more Owner description: Located at the end of the 800-foot long Pier, directly over the ocean, is the Rikki Tiki Tavern featuring spectacular ocean views, open-aired seating and all of your favorite specialty drink concoctions. Cool off in the shade and enjoy the salty ocean breeze while sipping on a refreshing tropical drink at our Cocoa Beach Pier bar. Watch the local fishermen and surfers of Cocoa Beach catch a big one! Enjoy the Original Pieradise with fresh, tropical flavors like pineapple, orange and banana or try a fun twist on a traditional Pina Colada with the Cocoa Set Sail including Puerto Rican spiced rum and blue curacao. With a full bar selection and the best views in town, there's no better place to be! less
Attraction type: Piers & Boardwalks; Points of Interest & Landmarks; Lookouts
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The Dinosaur Store Adventure Zone
The Dinosaur Store Adventure Zone
Owner description: The Dinosaur Store facility includes the museum gift store, the Adventure Zone, and when complete in Spring 2014, the Museum of Dinosaurs and Ancient Cultures (located on 2nd and... more Owner description: The Dinosaur Store facility includes the museum gift store, the Adventure Zone, and when complete in Spring 2014, the Museum of Dinosaurs and Ancient Cultures (located on 2nd and 3rd floor). The museum gift store, The Dinosaur Store, has been featured on CNN, Popular Mechanics, Southern Living and a many other national media venues. It boasts one of the largest selections of authentic fossils and minerals in the private world. The Adventure Zone is a separate interactive area for the entire family, featuring live reptiles, including alligators up to 8 feet up close. It includes over 25 unlimited play /educational stations for one low price. An amusement ride that makes you feel like you are spinning and rocking around in the ocean is also available for an additional charge (restrictions apply). The admission to the museum gift store is complimentary and the Adventure Zone has an admission charge. Parking is free. Both are open 7 days a week. Please visit our website for more information. The facility is located in the heart of Cocoa Beach, directly on SR 520, right around the corner from Ron Jon Surf Shop. less
Attraction type: Specialty Museums
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Beachside Grill & Deli
Beachside Grill & Deli
Ranked #1 of 169 Restaurants in Cocoa Beach
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Cuisines: American, Delicatessen
Good for: Local cuisine, Kids, Families with children
Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Seating, Takeout, Television, Wheelchair Accessible
Fat Kahuna's Beach Side Grille
Fat Kahuna's Beach Side Grille
Ranked #2 of 169 Restaurants in Cocoa Beach
Price: $18 - $35
Cuisines: American, Seafood, Hawaiian
Good for: Romantic, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Kids, Families with children
Dining options: Dinner, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Buffet, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer
Florida's Fresh Grill
Florida's Fresh Grill
Ranked #3 of 169 Restaurants in Cocoa Beach
Price: $8 - $40
Cuisines: Steakhouse, Seafood, Grill
Good for: Local cuisine
Dining options: Drinks, Dinner, Accepts American Express, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Off-Street Parking, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
The Fat Donkey Ice Cream and Fine Desserts
The Fat Donkey Ice Cream and Fine Desserts
Ranked #4 of 169 Restaurants in Cocoa Beach
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Cuisines: Fast Food, American
Good for: Large groups, Kids, Families with children
Dining options: Accepts American Express, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Off-Street Parking, Outdoor Seating, Street Parking, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
The Fat Snook
The Fat Snook
Ranked #5 of 169 Restaurants in Cocoa Beach
Cuisines: Seafood, American, Contemporary
Good for: Romantic, Special occasions
Dining options: Late Night, Dinner, Accepts American Express, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer

All accommodations » Where to stay - Budget

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1.0 of 5
Howard Johnson Express
$69
Ranked #25 of 31 Hotels in Cocoa Beach
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Aladdin Motel-Apartments
Aladdin Motel-Apartments
$74 - $167
Ranked #2 of 2 Hotels in Merritt Island
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Melbourne All Suites Inn
2.5 of 5
Melbourne All Suites Inn
$54 - $119
Ranked #7 of 22 Hotels in Melbourne
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All accommodations » Where to stay - Midrange

Inn at Cocoa Beach
2.5 of 5
Inn at Cocoa Beach
$149 - $190
Ranked #1 of 31 Hotels in Cocoa Beach
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Hampton Inn Cocoa Beach/Cape Canaveral
2.5 of 5
Hampton Inn Cocoa Beach/Cape Canaveral
$138 - $253
Ranked #3 of 31 Hotels in Cocoa Beach
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La Quinta Inn & Suites Cocoa Beach Oceanfront
2.5 of 5
La Quinta Inn & Suites Cocoa Beach Oceanfront
$125 - $245
Ranked #4 of 31 Hotels in Cocoa Beach
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All accommodations » Where to stay - Luxury

Discovery Beach Resort
4.0 of 5
Discovery Beach Resort
$130 - $1,116
Ranked #11 of 31 Hotels in Cocoa Beach
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Note: This information was accurate when it was published, but can change without notice. Please be sure to confirm all rates and details directly with the companies in question before planning your trip.