I am originally from Virginia and graduated from the University of Virginia in Charlottesville. My wife (Suzanne) is from Columbus, Ohio. Don't even mention Ohio State Football as she is a one of those crazy OSU Buckeye fans! We have been involved with real estate in the Cocoa Beach area for years. Suzanne is a licensed Realtor. So if you need help or information about moving here she will be glad to help. We live at the beach very close to our condo rental so if you need anything we are right here to help.
Cocoa Beach Club private owners Suzanne and Herb purchased this condo in 2008
In 1971 I was traveling to Florida for the first time and stopped at Cocoa Beach shortly before sunset. The soft sunlight glinted off the dark colored sand in a way I had never seen before. Low tide revealed a wide gently sloping beach with plenty of room to run and play. It was the most beautiful beach I had ever seen. So fast forward many years later we moved here and had the opportunity to own a condo at Cocoa Beach Club.
Cocoa Beach Club is in the middle of all the action. The Pier, with 4 restaurants and 4 bars, is just a 100 steps down the beach. Currently the Close enough to get there quickly, but far enough away for quiet and solitude. The Pier is the hub of activity in the entire area. There are surfers constantly challenging the waves. Volleyball tournaments, skim boarding competitions, bands on the beach are just a few of the activities on many weekends. I was at the end of the Pier at the Tiki Bar enjoying the steady breeze and the shade, watching the fisherman haul in all sorts of sea food. The folks at the bar were hilarious. The fellow next to me, a native, pointed out that many people who come to this area are attracted to Cape Canaveral and the Kennedy Space Center--the primary place on Planet Earth where we blast-off into outer space. Those same visitors are adventurers and so they MUST come to the Tiki Bar which is hanging over the Atlantic Ocean 100 yards out to sea. And those same visitors are frequently outlandish, outrageous and outright life lovers. I have never laughed so hard in my life to hear some of their stories of where they had been or where they were going next.
The Beach itself, of course, changes daily. I ride my bike 5 or 10 miles down the beach most every day and I ALWAYS see something I have never seen before during my ventures. Whether its a huge sea turtle washed up, or a wedding ceremony, or some new contraption that someone is using to navigate the beach or the surf. Just stop and speak to some of them. They are from around the world and they all have a story to tell.
I have to tell you of another local attraction--The Sand Bar which is right on the beach. The food is amazing, the beer is cold, the help is friendly, the bands play good tunes, there is dancing much of the time, there is an outside bar and an inside bar, and it is a CLASSIC BEACH BAR. Go on Sunday nights at 10:00 (be there by 9:00 for a seat). Its locals night