Destination guide

Delight in the beachside landscape of Cocoa

The beaches and wildlife provide a pleasant backdrop to your vacation home in Cocoa. This city's chocolate shops, casino gaming and university setting draw many visitors. Cocoa Expo Sports Center and Port Canaveral are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. Many of our vacation rentals offer full kitchens, spacious living quarters and sometimes even a hot tub—perfect for a relaxing getaway.

Activities

Activities and attractions in and around Cocoa

Are you hoping to find attractions to visit in the city? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Cocoa a fun spot to vacation. Here are some of the most popular attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Cocoa Beach Pier (7.5 mi / 12.1 km)
  • Turtle Creek Golf Club (4.4 mi / 7.1 km)
  • Viera East Golf Club (5.4 mi / 8.7 km)
  • Savannahs Golf Course (5.7 mi / 9.2 km)
  • Cocoa Beach Country Club (6.2 mi / 10 km)
  • Golf-N-Gator (7.4 mi / 11.9 km)
Weather

Seasonal weather averages in Cocoa

If you're planning a vacation around warm-weather activities, July, August, June and May are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 89°F.

Natural highlights

Exploring the natural features in Cocoa

Whether you're an adventurous traveler or just want to take in the scenery, Cocoa is a great place to spend some time outside. Here are some of the area’s most eye-catching features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Cocoa Beach Skate Park (6.5 mi / 10.5 km)
  • Manatee Sanctuary Park (7.1 mi / 11.5 km)
  • Lori Wilson Park (7.2 mi / 11.5 km)
  • Alan Shepard Park (7.4 mi / 12 km)
  • Thousand Island Conservation Area (7.5 mi / 12.1 km)
  • Cherie Down Park (8.2 mi / 13.2 km)
Transport

Transportation options to and around Cocoa

The nearest airport is in Melbourne, FL (MLB-Orlando Melbourne Intl.), located 18.8 mi (30.2 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you might consider flying into Orlando, FL (MCO-Orlando Intl.), which is 35.7 mi (57.5 km) away.

Where to stay around Cocoa?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,031 holiday lettings near Cocoa. From 207 Houses to 668 Condos/Apartments, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Cocoa is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Cocoa?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday accommodations for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Cocoa:

  • Cocoa Isles: 232 holiday homes
  • Indialantic By The Sea: 38 holiday homes
  • La Cita: 17 holiday homes
  • La Cita Country Club: 16 holiday homes
  • Michigan Beach: 25 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Cocoa?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Cocoa. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Cocoa Village Playhouse: 991 holiday lettings
  • Cocoa Expo Sports Center: 972 holiday lettings
  • Cocoa Village: 1,055 holiday lettings
  • Brevard Museum of History and Natural Science: 967 holiday lettings
  • Astronaut Memorial Planetarium and Observatory: 960 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Cocoa listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Cocoa?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 207 Houses in Cocoa. Our other popular types of Cocoa holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 668 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 18 self catering accommodations
  • Villas: 23 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Bungalows and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Cocoa?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 703 holiday homes with pool available in Cocoa. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.