The City of Cocoa Beach is a coastal community in East Central Florida, located on the Cape Canaveral Peninsula in Brevard County, Florida. Cocoa Beach is approximately 60 miles east of the City of Orlando. Bordering the city is Cape Canaveral, Crescent Beach, the Atlantic Ocean, and the Banana River. The population is around 14,112, with a total area of 15.0 square miles.
The Kennedy Space Center, Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, and Patrick Air Force Base are located near Cocoa Beach city. Places of interest here are a melange of the modern and historic, including Ron Jon’s Surf Shop, the Cocoa Beach Fishing Pier, Cocoa Village, the Atlantic Ocean, the Banana River Aquatic Preserve, and the Thousand Islands.
Golden beaches invite you to luxuriate in the sun or participate in some water sports like surfing, paddle-boarding, fishing, and kayaking. Bioluminescent Comb Jellies – Jellyfish that glow in the dark can be spotted at night at the Thousand Islands of Cocoa Beach. The picturesque Cocoa Beach Country Club is located on a peninsula surrounded by the Banana River Lagoon and is a great attraction for golfers. You can also visit Kennedy Space Center, which is NASA’s launch headquarters, for an experience in space flight simulation.
The economy of Cocoa Beach is tourist-dependent, the most significant industries being health care and social assistance followed by accommodation and food services. Luxurious and opulent oceanfront homes on south Cocoa beach, and splendid homes in Fern Meadows and Sunset Cove, Banana River homes on River Falls, and Golf cottages are coveted areas of Cocoa Beach. The median home price is $315,800, however, the crime rate is quite high.
The climate here is humid subtropical, featuring hot and humid summers with frequent tropical downpours and daily thundershowers, and warm, dry, and sunny winters. While there have been no warnings issued for Cocoa Beach and Hurricane Isaias has been downgraded from category 1 to a tropical storm, however rain and wind gusts were still expected. The National Hurricane Center said that it expected the storm’s center to stay off the coast.
Apart from wind damage, hurricane damage, or tropical storm damage, Cocoa beach homeowners need to protect their homes from a range of risks that include plumbing leaks, mold damage, roof damage, slab leaks, theft, vandalism, etc. Do ensure that you purchase a policy that provides coverage as per your requirements. Besides, flood insurance is a separate policy that you need to buy from The National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP), administered by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). Some reputed homeowner’s insurance companies in Cocoa beach are Brevard Insurance, National Insurance, Space Coast Insurance, State Farm, and GEICO.
Dealing with your insurance company, especially when you’ve just undergone a loss can be quite exhausting. Further, if they do not pay you fairly for personal content that is not salvageable, you may feel disgruntled. At times like this, you need the services of a licensed public adjuster who can represent your interests by appraising and negotiating your insurance claim. Cocoa Beach public adjusters know how to assess the costs incurred from damage especially due to natural calamities and may even invite assistance from professionals like construction and restoration specialists who deal with destruction due to water and mold.
Just reach out to Cocoa Beach Experienced Public Adjusters with any questions and we’ll be happy to help!