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Satellite Beach

The other weekend we decided to get out and head over to Satellite Beach. It’s close to Cocoa Beach, but quieter and not so touristy. We joined up with some friends and stayed at a condo that overlooked the ocean. Talk about the perfect writing place!



The waves were pretty big and on the first day the ripe tide was strong because of a tropical storm out off the coast. But the second day we were there, the ocean was calm enough for the boys to get out and learn how to boogie board.

They loved it! Plus we found buckets of shells that were being dragged into the tide. (See the picture of Luke and his girl friend digging for shells. Aren’t they adorable?)

From Orlando its one of the closest beaches if you are looking for something quieter and cleaner. From downtown Orlando, give yourself about an hour and fifteen minutes to get there.


Personally I like the Gulf Coast better, but the waves can’t be beat on the Atlantic.


And if you’re there, check out Da Kine’s Insane Burrito. Yum yum. They have HUGE burritos that are sure to fill you up after playing in the surf all day.


I’m hoping to have posts of great vacation and getaway spots in Florida on my blog. So if you’re heading to Florida, hopefully you’ll find some good ideas here of where to go!

8 Responses to Satellite Beach

  1. Kim Kasch says:

    Great pics – we’re heading to Florida in November – so thanks for the info.

  2. Kelly says:

    It looks like the boys had a ball at the beach!! I hadn’t heard of that beach. It seems that we end up in Florida vacationing every few years. So beautiful!

  3. Bish Denham says:

    What fun! I like the Gulf Coast of Florida too. The beaches are beautiful.

  4. Nandini says:

    It sounds beautiful. I’ve never been to Florida, Christina, so it’s good to have a window into it via your blog!

  5. Kristin says:

    Looks like they had fun!

  6. So glad to see you again and that your life is obviously back in order!

  7. Stacy Nyikos says:

    That sounds so beautiful and fun. I’ve been to the Gulf side of Florida once, and the water was so gorgeous. Enjoy!

  8. I haven’t been on the Gulf coast yet. I’ve always been on the Atlantic side.

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