Cocoa Beach is one of the most popular destinations for travelers visiting Orlando and many of those people end up at the Westgate Cocoa Beach Pier. Its got something for everyone.

Westgate Cocoa Beach Pier as seen from a drone showing waves and crowds.
Cocoa Beach Pier as seen from a drone.

Cocoa beach is good for surfing and body-boarding. There surf lessons daily for those who want to learn to surf.

For those that like to people watch, Cocoa Beach is a haven as you get a mix of locals and tourists of all types.

Westgate Cocoa Beach Pier with the sunrise and a ship in the background.
Cocoa Beach early in the morning as the sun comes up.

For those who want to take a break from the beach, there are restaurants, bars, and shopping close at hand.

Throughout the year, there are events at Cocoa Beach such as volleyball tournaments, live music, surfing competitions, and boat races so you never know what you’re going to find when you show up.

Parking can fill up and crowds can be high at the pier so be sure to plan your visit to Westgate Cocoa Beach Pier accordingly. There are hotels and resorts within walking distance of the pier so you can “live at the beach.”

The beach is open 24 hrs per day, but the pier does close at night.

General Information

Address:  401 Meade Ave, Cocoa Beach, FL 32931

Hours: Sun-Mon 11am-9pm, Fri-Sat 11am-10pm

Orlando to Cocoa Beach Distance: 59.1 miles

Crowd Level: High

Handicap Accessibility: The pier is ADA compliant.

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  • Fishing – currently suspended from the pier
  • Surfing
  • Surfing Lessons
  • Swimming – Lifeguards Year Round
  • Volleyball


  • Campsites with bathouses and laundry
  • Concession Stand
  • Parking – $15.00
  • Bars
  • Restaurants
  • Pier

What’s Allowed

  • Pets: Service Animals allowed everywhere
  • Nudity: No
  • Cars on Beach: No

Other Information

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