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 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)

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 features

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)
How to get there

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 property listings offer a large selection of 1,187 vacation rentals near Cocoa. From 241 Houses to 771 Condos/Apartments, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Cocoa for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

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

Whether you're traveling with family or friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Cocoa:

  • Orlando Beach: 24 vacation rentals
  • Avon By The Sea: 189 vacation rentals
  • Indialantic By The Sea: 37 vacation rentals
  • Crescent Beach: 39 vacation rentals
  • Villages of Seaport: 112 vacation rentals

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

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to Cocoa?

HomeAway offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Cocoa. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Cocoa Village: 1,211 vacation rentals
  • Brevard Museum of History and Natural Science: 1,082 vacation rentals
  • Cocoa Village Playhouse: 1,211 vacation rentals
  • Astronaut Memorial Planetarium and Observatory: 1,088 vacation rentals
  • Cocoa Expo Sports Center: 1,087 vacation rentals

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 vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Cocoa?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 241 Houses in Cocoa. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Cocoa include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 771 rentals available
  • Cottages: 20 rentals available
  • Villas: 21 rentals available

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Cocoa?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 792 vacation rentals with pool available in Cocoa. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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