Cocoa beach Florida is located in an area known as Florida’s Space Coast, and is one of those areas where couples can get away to and enjoy vibrant daytime activities and more romantic evening activities. Because Cocoa Beach is just an hour’s drive east of Orlando, there is just so much you can get done during the daytime in terms of leisure activities and recreation. A romantic Disney vacation or honeymoon is just around the corner.
If this a one day Cocoa beach getaway and you are planing to stay somewhere central to all the attractions then we recommend Kissimmee vacation rentals with a private pool (that's what we did). Kissimmee is actually the community that is closest to Walt Disney World and there are many restaurants and attractions in the area.
Romantic Things to do in Cocoa Beach and Surrounding Areas
As you probably know, Orlando is filled with resorts, amusement parks and water parks which can help to take up much of your daytime in Cocoa beach Florida. But for those who would prefer to stay along the coast during the day, there is also the opportunity to enjoy activities like parasailing or deep sea fishing. You can also go onboard a casino cruise ship and play a few rounds, or you can go on an eco tour and experience Florida's wildlife up close.
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Once your daytime activities are complete, you are going to want to have some relaxing activities to do in the evening leading into the night time. Couples will be happy to know that there is just a lot to do to contribute to the cozy and romantic feel of Cocoa Beach.
Heidi’s Jazz Club is one of the key landmarks in Cocoa Beach. For jazz lovers, or just simply couples who want that kind of soothing and relaxing atmosphere, this is the place on the Space Coast to visit. Each night, live bands will play music on stage and provide visitors the opportunity to open the dance floor. Another prime jazz hangout spot is The Groove Smooth Jazz.
You can also choose to take your night-time activities to the beach by visiting Cocoa Beach Pier. There is a great restaurant and bar on the pier where you can hang out and listen to the soothing waves that come crashing in. After a few hours there, you and your significant other can retreat to your hotel room for the rest of the night.
Cocoa Beach has Great Restaurants to choose from
On the subject of dining, Bernard’s Surf is definitely one restaurant to experience. It is known for wonderfully prepared seafood and steak dishes. Two other wonderful restaurants that provide an authentic experience are Heidelberg German restaurant and the Black Tulip. Both provide a very intimate atmosphere that is suitable for couples.
And if you are a beer drinker, you can take your lady friend to Paddy Cassidy's Irish Pub. There you can choose from a wide range of imported and local beers and take in live music ranging from traditional Irish to rock. Again, this is a wonderful opportunity for you and your partner to enjoy an evening in Cocoa Beach.
Where to Stay in Cocoa Beach
Most of the hotels and resorts in Cocoa Beach are oceanfront resorts. Two of more ritzy ones include:
However, there are all the popular American brands, including Holiday Inn, La Quinta, Hilton, Best Western and Courtyard by Marriott, to name a few.
The simple and fast way to find the best price for a hotel is to use the search box below. It instantly brings back all the deals from the major travel sites so you can compare prices on one result page. You can search buy hotel or location - we use it all the time before we make a booking.