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As we get into 2022, you may be thinking of your next vacation getaway. The winter season is the perfect time of year where you can sit back and start planning for another sunny summer getaway. We too are excited for the upcoming summer here in Cocoa Beach, as our travel destination features a variety of fun activities and attractions. What really sets Cocoa Beach apart from the other nearby Florida communities is our selection of vibrant vacation rentals. Each property is privately owned and offers a variety of unique features and amenities. A stay in one of our properties will have you feeling like you are at a home away from home. The summer season is a busy time of year for the local activities and also renters reserving these properties of ours. You can get a step up above the rest by planning ahead for the summer season right now in the winter. Take a look at how reserving one of our vacation rentals in advance can set you up for the best summer vacation possible in Cocoa Beach:

Find the Perfect Vacation Rental

When it comes to finding the perfect vacation rental in Cocoa Beach it always helps to start early, especially now. The summer season is our busiest time of year in Cocoa Beach. If you are like most and wait until right before your trip to find a vacation rental, you may find all of our most popular properties will be taken. When you browse our rentals now during the winter season, you will find that most of our rentals are available to reserve. Each rental is ready to be reserved just in time for an exciting summer in 2022!

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Save On Your Rental Costs

Our vacation rentals are all privately owned units right here in Cocoa Beach. We offer each vacation rental at a fair price. However, the summer season typically sees increased prices all around due to the demand of local activities and rental properties. You can save on these potential costs by reserving early when the prices are set during the slower travel seasons.

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Book Your Summer Activities in Advance

The summer season is not just busy for rental reservations but also for summer activities you can enjoy. Many of these activities include special tours that will have you explore the beautiful surroundings. Since the summer season is so popular many of these tours can be booked up in advance leaving you less activities to enjoy. Book some of these wonderful tours that include kayaking down the Indian River Lagoon, taking a nighttime kayak tour that shows off the beautiful bioluminescence underwater, and snorkeling just off the coast. These tours are offered by a variety of tour services in the area so make sure to do some browsing. Best of all, our customer service will help you before and during your stay to ensure you find everything you want to do.

Look Forward to the Warmer Weather

Many areas around the country are experiencing a colder than usual winter with some places even covered with snow way before it was expected. One of the best ways to get through an especially cold winter is to look ahead at summer. When you visit Cocoa Beach in the summer, you will find sunny skies and beautiful beaches that welcome you. It’s never too hot and the water never too cold. By planning for your summer vacation early, you will find that the winter season will be over before you know it.

Get Ready for a Sunny Cocoa Beach Summer

As you can see, there are a variety of reasons to start booking ahead for your summer vacation. You too can save on your rental costs, find the perfect vacation rental for your family, and save on all of the wonderful activities in the area. Book now for your summer vacation so you can celebrate the perfect summer 2022 season with us in Cocoa Beach.

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3 Local Businesses You Should Support!

 

As a family-owned business, we understand the importance of supporting other independent, local businesses. Now more than ever it is important to show our appreciation for those in our community.

Please keep reading to see 3 of our favorite local businesses that positively contribute to the community and deserve the support! If you’re in the area, we highly recommend stopping by and checking them out. We encourage you to support your local businesses too 😀

Lighthouse Cove Mini Golf

 

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“Since opening its doors in February of 2016, the team at Lighthouse Cove has loved bringing outdoor fun to both the local and tourist community in Cocoa Beach. In addition to mini-golf, we offer an amazing selection of ice cream, wine & beer – that can be delivered directly to you on the course.”

 

Lighthouse Cove Mini Golf
3811 N Atlantic Ave, Cocoa Beach, FL 32931
https://www.lighthousecoveminigolf.com/cocoa-beach/

 

Nosh Restaurant

 

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“Nosh Restaurant & Bar focuses on serving the freshest Sushi, Asian Fusion, and Craft Cocktails to Cocoa Beach and surrounding areas. Started by two brothers in the Fall of 2019, the menu features playful twists on family recipes passed down through generations. As a new restaurant, the support of our local community is crucial to our success and we choose to give back by providing meals to those in need and who serve others.”

 

Nosh Restaurant & Bar
3800 N Atlantic Ave Ste. 6, Cocoa Beach, FL 32931
https://www.nosheats.com

 

Juice ‘N Java

 

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“Juice ‘N Java has been serving the Cocoa Beach community for nearly 11 years. We proudly roast our coffee beans in house and make a unique scratch breakfast and lunch menu. We are so grateful for all who have supported us this year. It’s truly a place for good coffee, homemade food & fun.”

 

Juice ‘N Java
75 N Orlando Ave, Cocoa Beach, FL 32931
https://juicenjavacafe.com/menu-1

 

We are so grateful to be able to share some of our favorite local businesses and help support them during this time of need. We kindly ask that you share this article with family or friends that may be visiting the area or even if they are already local. And of course, please support local small businesses in your own area as well. Stay safe and healthy <3

 

-The Stay in Cocoa Beach Family

 

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5 of the Best Seafood Restaurants in Cocoa Beach with Patio Seating & Live Music

 

In the mood for fresh seafood, live music, outdoor seating with a view, and great drinks to top it all off? We’ve got you covered. Keep reading for the “locals’ scoop” on some the best seafood restaurants in Cocoa Beach that’ll give you that true feeling of vacationing in paradise!

 

1) Grills Seafood Deck & Tiki Bar

 

 

Located in Port Canaveral, Grills is one of the most popular seafood restaurants in the area and offers both indoor and outdoor dining options with waterfront views of the incredibly massive yet beautiful cruise ships heading out to sea. This spot is perfect for relaxing along the water with a beer or cocktail while listening to live music.

 

Known for their: Grilled mahi sandwiches and shark kabobs
Local Tip: Try out their “Grills Margarita” for a strong, local favorite!

 

Grills Seafood Deck & Tiki Bar
500 Glen Cheek Dr,
Cape Canaveral, FL 32920
(321) 868-2226
https://www.grillsseafood.com

 

2) Fish Lips

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Also located in the Port, Fish Lips offers 2 levels of dining experiences. The first floor is a more intimate setting that is great for a quiet date night or special occasion. The second floor offers 2 bars with high top seating as well as a generous outdoor (covered and uncovered) seating area. Live music brings the upstairs area to life and makes for a laid back get together with friends or family. Enjoy a bucket of beer and fresh air while taking in the best views of the cruise ships leaving the Port!

 

Known for their: Drink specials and award-winning clam chowder
Local Tip: Check out their delicious Brunch on Sundays!

 

Fish Lips Waterfront Bar & Grill
610 Glen Cheek Dr
Cape Canaveral, Florida 32920
(321) 784-4533
https://www.fishlipswaterfront.com

3) Coconuts

 

 

Enjoy great food and drinks only steps away from the beach! Coconuts has a beach view you can’t beat. They also boast one of the best happy hours in town along with ongoing special events and live music entertainment. Coconuts is a great place to get some fish tacos and a cocktail before walking to the beach.

 

Known for their: Casual atmosphere and drink specials
Local Tip: If you’re coming with a group of people, make sure you call ahead to see if they can reserve special seating on their deck!

 

Coconuts On The Beach
2 Minutemen Cswy,
Cocoa Beach, FL 32931
(321) 784-1422
https://coconutsonthebeach.com

4) Rikki Tiki Tavern

 

 

If you’re looking to get as close to the ocean that waterfront dining will offer you, then look no further. Rikki Tiki Tavern is located at the end of the 800-foot long Westgate Pier, directly over the ocean. Cool off in the shade while enjoying a refreshing tropical drink and spectacular ocean views in this open-aired seating. And yes, they do have live music at designated times! What more could you want?

 

Known for their: Having the most incredible ocean views
Local Tip: Expect a limited food menu, but delicious drinks!

 

Rikki Tiki Tavern
401 Meade Ave
Cocoa Beach, FL 32931
(321) 783-7549
https://www.cocoabeachpier.com/dining/rikki-tiki-tavern/

5) Florida Seafood

 

 

Experience quality seafood, service, and drinks at this waterfront paradise. Sit inside and immerse yourself in a tropical paradise or relax out on the deck while listening to the lively band play and take in the beautiful views. This spot is perfect for getting that waterfront dining experience but away from the busy beaches.

 

Known for their: Oysters and pineapple bowls
Local Tip: Try their “Honey Siracha Shrimp” entrée served in a freshly grilled pineapple!

 

Florida Seafood
480 W Cocoa Beach Causeway
Cocoa Beach, FL 32921
(321) 784-0892
https://www.floridas-seafood.com

Of course, there are plenty of great restaurants in Cocoa Beach for you to explore, but we enjoyed sharing some of our local faves. We hope you found this helpful during your stay in Cocoa Beach and be sure to let us know what you think if you try any of these places out!

Enjoy!