‘Better Together – Fostering inclusion in family travel’
October 23 – 27, 2017 • Royal Caribbean International’s Majesty of the Seas • Port Canaveral, Florida
COCOA BEACH – CAPE CANAVERAL
Orlando Airport 50 min drive
Disney World 1 hour 15 min drive
Melbourne Airport 40 min drive
Tampa 2 hour 1 0min drive
Miami 3 hour drive
Daytona Beach 1 hour 28 min drive
The Courtyard by Marritott Cocoa Beach-Cape Canaveral is offering a group rate of $139 a night for your pre/post cruise stay.
This newly renovated hotel features inviting spaces, free wifi and a Bistro/lounge that provides guests with healthy food options for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Located just 200 yards from the beach (no streets to cross) and just minutes from Port Canaveral.
22 October 2017: Day 1 – Arrival
Arrive at the Courtyard Cocoa Beach to an evening Welcome Reception and Mini-Trade show featuring hotels and local attractions. Learn why Cocoa Beach &
the Space Coast is your premier location for multigenerational experiences.
23 October 2017: Day 2 – Board the Ship
Buses will pick up at the Courtyard as you make your way to Port Canaveral to board RCCL’s Majesty of the Seas. Bon Voyage!
27 October 2017: Return – Post Cruise
For those who have chosen a Post Cruise stay: Board buses at the Port for a fun filled out of this world adventure at Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex. Please allow a full day for this activity.
Other Fun Options:
For an added day of fun we highly recommend : Brevard Zoo, take an airboat ride, Kayak the 1000 islands, or just spend a relaxing day on the beach. We will assist with entry passes to those attractions but you must provide your own transportation.
Fun Facts About Cocoa Beach – Port Canaveral
Kennedy Space Center launched 135 space shuttle missions over the life of the program. The Space Coast could host as many as 30 rocket launches this year alone.
Many cruise lines and destinations to choose from. 2015 was rated #1 Cruise Port by Cruise Critic
Best Place to Surf in Florida. Visit Ron Jon’s Surf Shop the Florida Surf Museum and see thousands of Surfing Santas on Christmas Eve
Highest concentration of nesting grounds for Loggerhead turtles
On summer nights, in the warm waters of the Indian River lagoon experience a natural phenomenon of bioluminescence.
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