Life's a Beach
Toss off your shoes and sink your feet into the sand.
It's time to take advantage of the 72 miles of the area’s gorgeous beachfront property. The soothing sounds of the crashing waves and the dazzling view of the cerulean Atlantic create the perfect backdrop for some R&R and necessary play time. Soak up some Vitamin D and rediscover why beach living is the best kind of living.
Boasting a bevy of beach parks, choose between Satellite Beach, Indian Harbour Beach, Indialantic, Melbourne Beach, Cocoa Beach… to spend the day playing some beach volleyball, building a sand castle or cooling off in the ocean. Each beach offers unique features that appeal to different people for different reasons. Cocoa Beach, Satellite Beach and Indialantic are the most popular among residences due to their entertainment features.
The Cocoa Beach Pier is a historical landmark as well as a prime spot to spend some time. It is brimming with plenty of funs things to do. Rent some fishing equipment onsite and try to catch your dinner off the pier or break a sweat in a game of volleyball. Inside the quaint shops that line the pier, you’ll find one-of-a-kind gifts and souvenirs as well as beach supplies available for rent.
Taste the freshest seafood around and indulge in perfectly chilled libations at one of the pier’s outstanding eateries. Mai Tiki Bar, Marlins Good Times Bar & Grill and Oh Shucks Seafood Bar are a few of the options offered to satisfy your hunger. Throughout the year, the pier hosts several festivals during the holidays and concerts –showcasing popular bands like The Beach Boys and UB40. Cocoa Beach is also home to the world-renowned Art Deco-styled, Ron Jon Surf Shop, where you can choose from an assortment of beach accoutrements: swimsuits, surfboards, souvenirs…
For a more tranquil space, make your way over to the southern part of the county where you will find Melbourne Beach. This extraordinary spot is a nesting site for sea turtles. Visit the area during their nesting season, June and July, to glimpse these amazing sea creatures in their element. Turtle Watches are hosted by the Sea Turtle Preservation Society (STPS). For more information, visit: www.SeaTurtleSpaceCoast.org.