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BEST FAMILY ACTIVITIES – Your Quick Guide to Everything Fort Lauderdale

South Florida’s 322 days of pure tropical sunshine, remarkable blue skies and warm Caribbean waters are what we’re known for the world over! We’re proud of that natural heritage, but there’s so much more to Greater Fort Lauderdale for families and adventurers to marvel at and do!

Here’s a quick guide to bookmark with some useful tips, insights and links for an optimal Cocobelle Resort vacation:

BEACH DAY – The Cocobelle Resort is about a 5 minute walk to pristine beaches and inviting turquoise waters! Prepare a little before you go and check this page out for some helpful planning tips to ensure your family is safe and happy!

DINING – General tips and ideas regarding the many diverse culinary tastes and allures our tropical city-by-the-sea has to offer. With almost as many restaurants as residents, Greater Fort Lauderdale offers something unique and delicious for everyone, for casual eaters or for connoisseurs, alike.

NATURE’S PARADISE – Explore the other side of paradise and visit the primordial Everglades! Take a thrilling airboat ride and experience South Florida’s one-of-a-kind wilderness expanse where magnificent wildlife like alligators are abundant. Special attractions along the way make it a memorable family adventure.

SHOPPING EXTRAVAGANZA – Your quick guide to nearby shopping! Click here for a preview of Greater Fort Lauderdale’s best malls, boutiques, shopping districts and flea markets. Need groceries for a beach picnic or your hotel suite, find out where to go by clicking here!

FISHING – Rent a boat or schedule some time with an experienced captain to snag your own catch of the day. They’ll guide you to the best hotspots for whichever fish you’d prefer or is in season. Check out our quick reference guide for seasonal fish caught right here!

SNORKELING – Whether you’re looking to SCUBA dive, snorkel or view our vibrant undersea world through the window of a glass-bottom boat – read about some of the basics and find out where to go.

PERFORMING ARTS – Within minutes of Cocobelle, experience world-class live performances, comedians, plays and orchestras. The Riverwalk Arts & Entertainment District beckons; “Come for the sun. Stay for the Stars.”

MUSEUMS – Take a break from the steamy sun or a tropical downpour. There’s always something to do indoors and outdoors in Greater Fort Lauderdale that’s intriguing and entertaining.

STATE PARKS – Parks, wilderness and recreational areas that you’ll want to explore near Cocobelle.

WATER TAXIS – Floridians love boats and cruising the Venetian-like canals to dinner or to a gallery opening. It’s one of the finer pleasures of living in Fort Lauderdale. The lights, drawbridges and towers along the way are hypnotizing! Embark on your own short cruise by hailing a Water Taxi at least once on your tropical vacation.

LAS OLAS BOULEVARD – Fort Lauderdale’s illustrious tree-lined street offers fine galleries, boutiques, restaurants and cafes to suit all tastes and lifestyles. Click here and find out more about nearby Las Olas and everything our quaint ‘main street’ has to offer!