Cape Canaveral Area Guide

Any month of the year you choose to enjoy the luxurious Cape Canaveral condos at Royal Mansions Resort, you'll discover why hotel near Cocoa Beach is such a treasured vacation destination.

With average high temperatures ranging from 70 to 90 degrees and average lows seldom dipping below 50 degrees, you can expect a near-perfect climate for sun, sand, golf, tennis, biking—whatever you enjoy most.

Kennedy Space Center

Cape Canaveral is located on Florida's coast in Brevard County, and is part of a region known as the Space Coast. One of the area's best-known attractions is the Kennedy Space Center, where NASA does some of its most exciting work. Discover what it's like aboard a shuttle on the Shuttle Launch Experience, view an exciting IMAX 3D space film and visit the Astronaut Hall of Fame while visiting this inspiring destination.

Cape Canaveral Lighthouse

The Cape Canaveral Lighthouse is 137 feet tall and sits one mile inland from Cape Canaveral. It was originally constructed in 1868, but due to coastal erosion, was moved to its current location in 1894. Today, it is the only fully functional Lighthouse that is completely owned by the US Air Force.

Port Canaveral

Also nearby is Port Canaveral, a bustling cargo and cruise ship port. If your vacation plans include a cruise that embarks from Port Canaveral, then Royal Mansions Resort would be a great choice for extending your vacation before or after your cruise.
For additional information about the Cape Canaveral area, please visit the Space Coast Convention and Visitors Bureau. To get additional information about luxury rental condos near Cocoa Beach, FL and extended-stay lodging at Royal Mansions resort, please call 800-346-7222, or book your condo online.

Outdoor Activities Near Cape Canaveral

You'll soon find that there is no shortage of Cape Canaveral activities, including excursions for deep-sea fishing, visiting Cape Canaveral golf courses, horseback riding, camping, snorkeling and much more. At Royal Mansions Resort, we have quite a few ideas for outdoor activities that will make you wish you could stay longer. When you arrive at Royal Mansions, we'd love to talk with you about other things you will enjoy during your visit to Cape Canaveral, Florida.


A1A Beach Rentals
Offers delivery and pickup.


Cocoa Beach Parasail
628 Glen Cheek Drive
Port Canaveral, FL 32920
(321) 212-8277


Cape Canaveral Recreation Center
7300 N. Atlantic Avenue
Cape Canaveral, Florida 32920
(321) 868-1226

Deep-Sea Fishing 

The Atlantic Ocean offers some of the most exciting angling action in the US. Right here off the coast of Cape Canaveral, you can enjoy deep sea fishing for marlin, sailfish, mahi mahi, bonito, grouper, amberjack, snapper, cobia, barracuda and more. Be sure to check the local tide charts before hitting the water. Any of these fishing charters will give you a day to remember:

  • Miss Cape Canaveral
  • Sea Legs Fishing Charters
  • Cool Beans Fishing Charter
  • Ocean Obsession Charters
  • Sea Wrangler Charters

Golf Courses

Cocoa Beach Country Club
5000 Tom Warringer Boulevard
Cocoa Beach, Florida

Manatee Cove Golf Course (Military)
861 Marina Road
Patrick AFB, Florida 32925

The Savannah's Golf Course
(Rated by Golf Digest as "Places to Play")
On the way to K.S.C
3915 Savannah's Trail
Merritt Island, Florida

Viera East Golf Club
2300 Clubhouse Drive (off Murrell Rd.)
Viera, Florida

Baytree National Golf Course
(Golf Digest 4-star Rating)
8207 National Drive
Melbourne, Florida

Sam's Executive Golf Course
4455 N. Cocoa Boulevard (US 1)
Sharpes, Florida


Cocoa Beach Spa
117 Barlow Ave.
Cocoa Beach, FL 32931

Tour Boating

A1A Beach Rentals
6811 N. Atlantic Avenue
Cape Canaveral, FL 32920

Island Boat Lines – Water Taxi & Tours
725 Acorn Street 
Merritt Island, Florida 
See the "parade of homes" featuring million-dollar residences along the Banana River. Adventure through Cocoa Beach's "Thousand Islands": a cluster of exotic islands in the middle of the river full of nature's beauty. Pet a manatee, observe alligators sunbathing and see a variety of tropical birds in the cluster of islands.

Indian River Queen
96 Willard Street
Cocoa, FL 32922
This Indian River Cruise is the perfect off site venue for Weddings, Corporate Gatherings, Reunions, Fundraisers and Group Tours. Let the Captain and Crew treat you to real southern hospitality as you enjoy the best food, bar, entertainment and sunsets on the river.

Space Coast Kayaking
310 McKinley Ave. Suite A
Cocoa Beach, FL 32931 

Inlet Marina (Sebastian Inlet)
9502 South A1A
Melbourne Beach, FL 32951
Whether you want a first-class guided tour or prefer to rent a kayak, canoe or power boat, Inlet Marina is the place for you. Aboard the covered Inlet Explorer, your tour will take you to see dolphins, manatees, migrating birds, and a host of wildlife unique to Pelican Island and Indian River Lagoon. Hear colorful and informative tales about the Lagoon told by park rangers guiding the tour. Naturalists from the Sebastian Inlet State Park also conduct two- and four-hour kayak or canoe tours of the Lagoon for up-close and personal encounters.

Other Cape Canaveral activities that you will enjoy are bicycling, hiking and getting in the water with a kayak or canoe. Be sure to check out the Cape Canaveral area tide charts to help plan your water adventures.

Cocoa Beach, Florida Vacation & Travel Guide
For more information about the excitement of deep-sea fishing, the tranquility of Cape Canaveral golf courses or other outdoor activities, please call Royal Mansions at 800-346-7222. You can also make a reservation online.


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