Where to stay around Cocoa?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 729 holiday lettings near Cocoa. From 450 condos to 133 houses, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Cocoa for a long holiday or a weekend break 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:

  • Orlando Beach: 15 holiday homes
  • Palmas De Majorca: 164 holiday homes
  • Villa Cielo: 158 holiday homes
  • Seacrest Beach: 194 holiday homes
  • Banana River Estates: 176 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: 935 holiday lettings
  • Brevard Museum of History and Natural Science: 861 holiday lettings
  • Astronaut Memorial Planetarium and Observatory: 866 holiday lettings
  • Cocoa Village Playhouse: 935 holiday lettings
  • Cocoa Expo Sports Center: 861 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 condos in Cocoa?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 450 condos in Cocoa. Our other popular types of Cocoa holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 133 self catering accommodations
  • Apartments: 29 self catering accommodations
  • Villas: 19 self catering accommodations

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Cocoa?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 492 holiday homes with pool available in Cocoa. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

    Make a holiday villa in Cocoa your home away from home

    Cocoa holiday villas are in the perfect location to experience the nature preserves, parks and conservation areas of central Florida, as well as being magnificently positioned for some of the best beach life the States has to offer. HomeAway.co.uk connects you to a superb range of holiday accommodation in Cocoa, from villas to apartments, all air-conditioned, and most with access to swimming pools and the ocean. Holliday villas in Cocoa also typically include Wi-Fi, dishwashers, and washer/dryers to take the edge off household chores, as well as access for wheelchairs.

    Things to do

    -Cocoa Village: Take a walk from your Cocoa holiday rental through the pristine downtown area of Cocoa Village, with its myriad shops, restaurants and bars. Visit the Florida Historical Society or take in a show at the famous Cocoa Village Playhouse, or simply drop a fishing line in the river to while away a lazy afternoon.

    -Astronaut Memorial Planetarium and Observatory: This 210-seater planetarium showcases the heavenly sights of the universe on a 70 foot overhead hemispherical screen, mimicking the views to be seen through the rooftop observatory's 24 inch telescope. The facility also includes a conventional big screen theater and an exhibition hall, often used to celebrate the achievements of the nearby Cape Canaveral.

    -Brevard Museum of History and Natural Science: Encompassing almost 20 acres of nature preserve that straddles three Florida ecosystems, this museum collects and presents historic cultural artifacts as well as specimens of natural history with the aim of promoting the region's cultural heritage.

    -Indian River Queen Private Cruise: Experience an authentic riverboat trip on this triple-decked paddle steamer! Serving up great food, gorgeous Florida waterway scenery and live music on the Friday night and Sunday afternoon public cruises, the boat is also available for private hire for up to 234 guests.

    -Kennedy Space Centre Visitor Complex: With two IMAX cinemas, bus tours of the space port, the US Astronaut Hall of Fame, the Rocket Garden and the Shuttle Launch Experience where you can be part of a simulated shuttle launch into space, the Kennedy Space Center is a must-see while staying at your Cocoa rental.

    Weather in Cocoa

    Cocoa has a humid subtropical climate, with short, mild (high temperatures in the low 20s Celsius) winters and long, hot summers. Temperatures can top out in the mid 30s C during the latter, with rainfall coming mainly from short summer storms lasting from May to October. Thus Cocoa can be enjoyed at any time of year, though British guests may find the winter especially to their liking, as the winter Florida climate closely resembles British summertime. Ever fancied celebrating Christmas in swimwear on a beach?

    Travel to Cocoa

    The nearest major airport to Cocoa is Melbourne International Airport, 24 miles away, though this doesn't offer direct connections to Europe, and is even somewhat limited domestically. Melbourne also has the nearest Greyhound station. Orlando International is also handy, at 39 miles distant., which does have direct flights, meaning you don't have to go through the faff of changing planes at any point. Orlando also has the nearest Amtrak station, but as usual for American cities, the most convenient option is to fly in and rent a car.

    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 holiday rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Cocoa a fun spot to go on holiday. Here are some of the most popular attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

    • 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 holiday around warm-weather activities, July, August, June and May are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 31°F.

    Exploring the natural features in Cocoa

    Whether you're an adventurous traveller 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 centre:

    • 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)