Kennedy Space Center is a top travel attraction. It is situated within Merritt Island and close to Cape Canaveral, which is on the Atlantic coast. Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex offers tours of the facility. You can even experience being an astronaut for a day or meeting a real one. Shuttle Launch Experience, Astronaut Space Training, and Apollo/Saturn V Center are some of its attractions. Surely, your kids will be over the moon at the prospect of a trip to Kennedy Space Center. If you have once dreamt of traveling to outer space, that dream can come true today. Don’t forget to look for great accommodations, though. Check out this list of the best Airbnbs near Kennedy Space Center, Florida, for a sky-rocket experience.
1. Paradise Palms (from USD 211)
Experience luxury living in Paradise Palms, a two-level waterfront home with a private pool. The property has four large bedrooms and five beds. The master bedroom, which comes with a staircase and a balcony, is on the upper floor and overlooks the canal and the pool. The sleeping quarters are equipped with TV and cable, and there is WiFi throughout the entire house. There are two full bathrooms. Overall, the property can accommodate a maximum of eight guests.
The main level features a formal living room. The large family room features views of the canal, the pool, and the backyard. You can enjoy more waterfront views and sunsets on the private dock. Custom-painted murals bring the outdoors inside. Meanwhile, the modern amenities in the kitchen make cooking convenient.
Kennedy Space Center is about an hour’s drive from Paradise Palms. The theme parks in Orlando are also about an hour away.
Waterfront Pool Home - Paradise PalmsMerritt Island, Florida, United StatesSuperhost
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Amenities & Room:awesome cozy house the upstairs bedroom offered a nice view of the canalthe heated pool was perfect for our spring vacation visit and the inside of the home was immaculatethe kitchen is stocked with utensils condiments and all equipment worked perfectlyit was great heated private pool was better than i could have hoped
Cleanliness:it was clean and spaciousclean and most importantly comfortablethe house was so clean and comfortablethe house very clean and had everything we neededclean is so important now more than ever
Host:bill is a great hostshe was very nice and helpfulvery attentive host; i would highly recommendthe caretaker is so friendly and helpfulthank you bill (& to your caretaker as well)Read more reviews
Location:great location as it was close to everythingit’s a gorgeous location and so close to everythingnice house in a good locationgreat location & backyard great for groupshad an amazing time here and the area and location was perfect
2. Waterfront home for eight (from USD 268)
Located in front of a river and canal, this property offers glorious views of the water, cruises, and space launches. The remodeled interiors highlight the vaulted ceilings in the living room and the granite worktops and cabinets in the fully functional kitchen.
The property has three bedrooms with four beds. There are also three full baths and a half bath. The first bedroom has a king-sized bed, the second has a queen-sized bed, and the third has two single beds. Meanwhile, the living room offers a sofa bed and a floor mattress. Overall, the property accepts a maximum of eight guests. Do keep in mind that there will be extra charges per person per night for the seventh and eighth guests.
Have some drinks by the pool, or go for a swim. If you want to explore the area, Kennedy Space Center is around 20 minutes away.
Amazing River and Canal Front HouseMerritt Island, Florida, United StatesSuperhost
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Amenities & Room:as said in other reviews - large beautiful home comfortable and view from back yard incrediblebig spacious home with great views and an awesome poolwonderful views outside and the whole family loved the poolwe had a wonderful time at kate’s home that bay view and private pool cannot be beatquiet comfortable and roomy look forward to next year
Cleanliness:the house is big clean and well stockedbeautiful home though very clean well furnishedthe place was clean and stocked with everything we neededhouse was incredible clean and pictures don’t do it justice overall great staythe house is extremely clean and quiet and close to coco beach and kennedy space center
Host:she was also very kind and accommodatingkate is a very gracious hostkate is a great host i will definitely stay againkate was helpful and got back to me quickly when i had questionsRead more reviews
Location:the location is greatgreat location in a quiet neighborhoodgreat location right on the waterwe loved this house what a locationit's far enough away from the main roads that it's very quiet and peaceful
3. Two-bedroom luxury condo near the beach (from USD 103)
After an early morning walk on the beach, head back to this spacious condominium for your coffee and breakfast, courtesy of your hosts.
This property is ideal for four. There are two bedrooms, one of which has a queen-sized bed. Additionally, there is one bathroom with a bathtub. Watch TV or surf the net in the living room, which has a comfortable couch that has enough space for everyone. Laundry facilities are available in the building. For added convenience, parking is complimentary. To top it all off, Kennedy Space Center is about 30 minutes from the property.
OCEAN MIST RELAXING RETREAT!Cape Canaveral, United StatesSuperhost
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Amenities & Room:added bonuses: ice maker coffee salt/pepper complete kitchen for preparing mealsthe furniture was comfortable and there were 3 large tvsthe kitchen was fully functional and the bed very comfortable (both the mattress and the high-quality linens)very comfortable and easily accessiblethe pictures are accurate the rooms look exactly as pictured and for the price it is well worth it
Cleanliness:the place was very clean and niceextremely clean and nice affordable place to staythe condo is decorated beautifully sparkling clean and peacefulvery clean loved staying here and santa is so kind :)the home is beautifully decorated clean and perfectly located to the ocean
Host:santa is a wonderful hostthe host was also very friendly and always responded quicklysanta was an excellent host and i would absolutely stay at a place hosted by her againlocation was amazing check in was super easy santa was an amazing hostsanta was very helpful and checkin was super easyRead more reviews
Location:vety cute nice locationgreat location with easy access to beachthe location is perfectgreat location loved itlocated a very short easy walk yo the beach
4. Lovely apartment close to the beach (from USD 90)
The apartment’s nautical theme will make you feel like you are already on the beach. Capable of accommodating four guests, the property features two bedrooms, with a king-sized bed and a queen-sized bed respectively. There is also one full bath. If you feel like cooking food for the family, the kitchen has all the amenities you need. Meanwhile, the WiFi allows you to catch up on emails. Pets are not welcome on the property unless you are planning a long-term stay.
The beach is only steps away, while Kennedy Space Center is a short drive away.
CAPE C welcomes you to a beautiful BEACH getaway.Cape Canaveral, Florida, United StatesSuperhost
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Amenities & Room:it was comfortable and we appreciated that it has a kitchen with fridge/stove/microwave/coffee makerthe shower was very roomy and nicely designed alsothe condo was great and plenty of room for our family of 4apartment was beautiful and equipped with everything we needed lots of lovely touchesfound a lizzared in our room son thought that was cool
Cleanliness:very clean and quietana's place is full of charm and and is very clean quiet and comfortablebeds were comfortable and apartment was clean and organizedit was very well decorated and super cleanthe place was clean and tidy when we checked-in
Host:our hosts were super helpful and quick to respond to our questionsthis host is very hospital and is very responsive to any questions and concernsana is a great host and made everything easy for our stayana was very attentive and courteousana truly is a “super” hostRead more reviews
Location:the location was awesomewhat a great locationthe best location we could possibly imaginenice and cozy place perfect location only 2 min walk to the beachit was a good location
5. Bamboo Cottage (from USD 97)
Ideal for a solo traveler or a couple, this cottage has one bedroom and a bath. The names of the guests, maximum of two, shall be submitted upon registration. Bamboo Cottage is separate from the main house, which is within the same 2-acre (0.8-hectare) property. It features a living room and a kitchenette. Plus, you can take your coffee on the breakfast bar, in the living room, or out on the deck. Shared spaces include the swimming pool and the laundry room. To explore the grounds and nearby areas, you may borrow bicycles.
Best of all, you can view rocket launches from the yard. They can be a prelude to your tour of Kennedy Space Center, which is five minutes away.
Bamboo Cottage-NASA work or Fun ready!Merritt Island, Florida, United StatesSuperhost
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Amenities & Room:the deck overlooking the pool feels like a private treehousethe wi-fi connection was easy and the charging station was convenientspecial touches beautiful setting and awesome folks make this little apartment perfectour stay here was so comfortable and peaceful yvonne and her husband are so hospitable and kind
Cleanliness:super clean and comfortablevery clean and super comfortablethe space was clean and well equippedplace was sparkling cleanthe space was very clean and had everything we needed and more
Host:the home was beautiful pool was great & host were spectaculargreat place and wonderful hostsamazing property gorgeous pool wonderful hoststhis was my best airbnb experience yet these hosts thought of everythingthis little gem is a great getaway host has thought of everything to make your time relaxing and comfortableRead more reviews
Location:perfect location for the kscnice place away from the hustle and bustlethe location is ideal for exploring the space center port canaveral and cocoa beachyou won't regret booking this delightful locationbeautiful secluded location but not too far from town such a clean and wonderful home
6. Modern apartment for two (from USD 146)
Accommodating a maximum of two guests, the apartment is a few steps from the beach. This unit is one of ten in a complex. You will find all the things you need for a comfortable vacation in this compact property. Also, you will be amazed by the stainless steel appliances, original artwork, and quartz countertops. Even the linens and mattresses are of the finest quality.
It offers a fully stocked kitchen. Guests will also have access to a parking area, outdoor seating, a laundry room, and beach gear. Rockets and cruise ships are common views from your location. Kennedy Space Center is about a 30-minute drive from the property.
Modern, Cozy Efficiency Just Steps to the Beach!!!Cocoa Beach, Florida, United StatesSuperhost
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Amenities & Room:we had an amazing stay at atlantic view apartmentsatlantic view apartments exceeded all expectations the room was beautiful and every bit of space used perfectlywe were very very happy with everything at atlantic view apartmentsbed was super comfythe room was very tight okay for two people but definitely not much space
Cleanliness:extremely clean and well maintainedthe room was very clean and updatedfirst off the place is very clean — paradigm for covid-19 cleanliness standardsgreat and clean place to stay in cocoa beachmodern updated cozy clean and super convenient
Host:you guys (the host) sure thought of everythingit felt like the owners designed the place as if they were staying there themselvesit kind of felt like glamping or sneaking into an ikea showroom overnightRead more reviews
Location:the location is also superbgreat place to stay near the beachalso it has very close proximity to the beach (1 minute walk) and a cute common areagreat place that’s a walk away from the beachthis property was fantastic the location was so nice a two minute walk to the beach
7. Seahorse, Cocoa Beach (from USD 98)
This getaway spot is perfect for cruisers and beachgoers. Sleeping up to two guests, this guest suite has one bedroom with a queen-sized bed and a bathroom. The kitchen provides the essentials. WiFi is complimentary, and there are several streaming services that guests can use, such as Netflix, Hulu, and Amazon.
Gather around the fire pit, have some barbecue, or play games In the backyard where you hear the sound of the waves. You may want to try the pool, which is located in another property a few minutes away. Please note that fees apply, and children below six years old are not allowed in the pool. A trip to Kennedy Space Center will take about 15 minutes.
Seahorse- Going on a CRUISE! Steps to BEACH/PIERCocoa Beach, Florida, United StatesSuperhost
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Amenities & Room:i had read a previous review about the a/c so we brought a fan and it did helpvery comfy and colorful bright room coffee maker microwave fridge ectat this point i didn’t feel safe sleeping in a room without a lockroom is small but perfect for a couple
Cleanliness:room e clean as shown in pictureeverything was neat clean and organizethe property was clean well maintained and had great host communicationwe had a great stay very clean and excellent locationgreat beach location and comfy stay clean and friendly spot
Host:the host responded quickly and was very understanding and nicehosts were very responsive and willing to meet any needs we hadeveryone we saw there was very happy friendly and the price seemed fairthe host provided so much more than expected snacks drinks and even great other amenitiesapartment is cute bed is comfortable and hosts communicate wellRead more reviews
Location:a very convienent location with tons of nice restaurants nearlocation was very quiet and peacefulbeautiful little oasis walking distance to the beachloved being so close to the beachif you wish to enjoy the short walk to the beach this is the super place to stay
8. Island Cottage (from USD 105)
Retreat this cottage by the Indian River. It is above the garage and a different property from the main house. Do keep in mind that you have to take the stairs to get to the cottage. This property with the coastal theme accepts up to two adult guests only. It has one bedroom and a bathroom. The kitchenette features basic amenities. Additionally, there is ample space to relax in the living room and eat in the dining area. Parking is available in front of the pool or the driveway. The swimming pool is yours to use.
There is no shortage of sunset views from the property, and you can admire them either from the deck or the backyard. The deck also overlooks the river.
Some of the visit-worthy attractions are Cocoa Beach Parasail and Kennedy Space Center. The latter is about 30 minutes away.
Island Cottage on the Indian RiverMerritt Island, Florida, United StatesSuperhost
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Amenities & Room:beautiful view of the river and overlooks the swimming poolshe had a nicely stocked kitchen with cooking/dining needs coffee maker cupboard space and a large fridge/freezerthe studio apartment is roomy and open with great light and extremely quietdarlene has all the little details covered to make your stay easy and comfortablei loved sitting on the porch in the morning enjoying coffee and breakfast overlooking the water
Cleanliness:very clean and organizedvery clean place big showerclean and everything was well furnishedit was clean comfortable and nicely decoratedthe bedding is clean and bed was comfortable
Host:she is a super hostnice quite neighborhood and an awesome host when neededdarlene had left some great recommendations and was very kind when we saw her arounddarlene is a friendly and thoughful hostdarlene is a fantastic host and everything was as advertisedRead more reviews
Location:location is good toobeautiful quiet residential locationthe location is a perfect distance from the beach and it really allows you to feel secludedsuch a relaxing beautiful location with easy access to all of the area attractionsideal location for going to the beach stores kayaking and 1 hour from parks
9. Charming cottage with patio (from USD 111)
This cottage features a bedroom and a bathroom, and it can sleep up to two adults. It is compact yet convenient and practical. The kitchen has all the amenities you require for cooking meals, and you will have access to beach essentials. Situated in a quiet neighborhood, it offers you all the privacy you need. It also has a private entrance and a fenced backyard. Plus, your car will be safe in front of your gate.
Cocoa Beach Pier is a few steps away. In the evenings, you can hear the waves and feel the ocean breeze on the patio. From this beach cottage, you will get views of the rocket launches. Kennedy Space Center is about a 30-minute drive.
Living the dream beach cottage #2Cocoa Beach, Florida, United StatesSuperhost
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Amenities & Room:nice cozy cottage for 2sunscreen and lots of beach towels) and fast wifi were bonuses
Cleanliness:super clean and comfythe place was clean and comfortablecottage was clean and everything was as describedthe outdoor shower is a godsend to clean you off before dragging sand inside everywherethe apartment itself is extremely well stocked clean and inviting
Host:kristie was an awesome host- very pleasant and provided quick responseskristie was very friendly and willing to answer any questions i could have askedkristie was a great host with great communicationkristie is an amazing host the cottage was clean and we were provided with everything we neededgreat little place close to the beach host was awesomeRead more reviews
Location:the location was greatgood location and comfortable bedgreat place close to the beach and many neat restaurantsgreat place to stay very close to the beacha lovely place to stay within walking distance to the beach
10. Beachfront condo with convenient location (from USD 89)
If you do not mind a bit of exercise, book this waterfront condo. It is an upstairs unit that requires you to take the stairs. The condo offers one bedroom and one bathroom, making it convenient for three guests. There is a queen-sized bed in the master bedroom for two, while the foldout bed is for the third guest. The large and inviting sofa in the living room is conducive for relaxation. Meanwhile, the fully equipped kitchen provides the amenities for a convenient stay.
The property is about 200 ft (61 m) from the sandy shores. There are many other attractions in the area to visit. Kennedy Space Center is one of them. It is only 20 mi (32 km) away, or around a 30-minute drive from the property.
200 ft away from the Beach!Cocoa Beach, Florida, United StatesSuperhost
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Cleanliness:the condo was clean and comfortablecondo had everything we needed and was cleanvery clean and comfy and prettythe room was spacious clean and nicely decoratedand the please was amazing very clean and everything was there i did not need anything
Host:the host were quick an easy communicate witheasy check in and the host was fast to respond to our messagesgreat host and excellent accommodations would stay again in a heartbeatcommunication with the host belinda was always friendlyRead more reviews
Location:a really cute place in a great locationnice place very close to the waterthe location made for the perfect vacationrecommend so close to the beachwas a great location for a great price calm and quiet spot near the beach
Have a fun time in and near Kennedy Space Center
Your family can have a shared experience discovering galaxies, space missions, and stories of heroes in space at Kennedy Space Center. The above-mentioned list of the best Airbnbs near Kennedy Space Center, Florida, allows you to learn more about space exploration while having fun with your travel buddies. When you’re not exploring, you can relax on the beach. So, book one of the properties above for the best of both worlds.
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