Things To Do

Join Us for the Grand Opening!

Adults and kids of all ages are invited to join us on Friday, October 16, 2015, in the Village as we celebrate the grand opening of our newest addition –
North Beach Village Design (Corner of Breakers Ave. and Terramar St.)

Event Schedule: 

5 p.m. to 6 p.m. – Meet & Greet with featured Artist Andy Royston
6 p.m. – Grand opening festivities begin

Event Festivities Include:

  • Complimentary wine and appetizers (courtesy of Village Cafe)
  • Interactive art exhibits
  • Paint & Create Your Own Work of Art ($40 pp to participate)

Debut Exhibit:  “Live In The Moment”

The debut exhibition “Live in the Moment,” features more than a dozen prints on canvas by award-winning local artist Andy Royston.  Known to his nearly 50,000 social media followers as FtLauderdaleSun, Andy Royston is an award-winning local iphonography artist.  Using his iphone, a variety of apps, angles and natural lighting, Royston captures and instantaneously shares the dawn atmosphere on Fort Lauderdale Beach every single morning.

Interactive Art Exhibit

Pieces by Garman Sculpture Works, a local interactive artist, will also be demonstrated live. Garman captures moments between loved ones in order to create a sculpture that will be a memory to last a lifetime.

Sign Up For Paint & Create!

Interested in indulging your own creative impulse ? If so, join us for the debut of Paint & Create Fridays – open to adults and children (6 +) of all skill levels. The cost is $40 per person and includes art instruction, supplies, and the canvas that you will hand select, paint and take home with you.

Space is limited, so please click HERE to reserve your seat in the class.



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!