Cocoa Beach is not only a residential community of just over 12,000, it also is the top tourist destination on Florida's Space Coast. Just six miles long and mostly less than one mile wide, Cocoa Beach is known as the surfing capital of the East Coast.
Residents enjoy living as if they are on vacation whether they are visiting the world-famous Cocoa Beach pier, historic Cocoa Village, or Ron Jon’s Surf Shop.
Cocoa Beach is the closest beach to Orlando, so this is a popular tourist destination. Residents get to enjoy all the amenities of a tourist location while enjoying life near the water.
Cocoa Beach is called the quintessential beach town for a reason—it’s one of the more affordable vacation spots and is also an affordable place to live.
Cocoa Beach is part of Brevard County Schools. The town has two elementary schools, Freedom 7 and Theodore Roosevelt. Midde and high school students attend Cocoa Beach Junior/Senior High School.
One of two Brevard County high schools to offer the International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme, Cocoa Beach Junior/Senior High School has been ranked one of the best public high schools in Florida by U.S. News and World Report.
Residents and visitors love visiting the Cocoa Beach Pier.
Alan Shepard Park offers five acres of oceanfront parkland and an excellent view of space launches at Cape Canaveral.
Cape Canaveral is just five miles north of Cocoa Beach.
Cocoa Beach Country Club has three nine-hole courses that provide variety for the recreational golfer.
The City of Cocoa Beach Aquatic Center offers swimming lessons and water aerobic classes and hosts Cocoa Beach High School Swim meets in the 50-meter heated pool.
Historic Cocoa Village is a revitalized, nostalgic riverside community with more than 50 shops, restaurants, galleries, and artist studios.
Garden By The Sea Condominium - A few miles south of Cocoa Beach, the Garden by the Sea condominium offers spectacular views of perhaps the widest expanse of open river in Brevard County. Resort living complete with a 24 slip marina, penthouse Sky Lounge, and a heated pool / spa overlooking the riverfront and much more.
Xanadu - Direct Oceanfront with wrap around baconieis and views of the river (higher floors)