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Point of Rocks

Siesta Key, FL
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Disappointing

Been coming here for 9 years, always walked to end of Crescent Beach to point of rocks, climbed up... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Nancy B
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London, Canada
Wonderful Sunset

While at Siesta Key enjoy the beach took a walk to Point of Rocks. It was low tide and I enjoyed... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
bandit153
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Treasure Island, Florida
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good28%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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“water shoes” (11 reviews)
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Siesta Key, FL
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Been coming here for 9 years, always walked to end of Crescent Beach to point of rocks, climbed up on wall and went around to rocks on other side, beautiful shells, better than you find on the beach Someone has now put up another cement...More

Thank Nancy B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

While at Siesta Key enjoy the beach took a walk to Point of Rocks. It was low tide and I enjoyed the marine life I was able to see while exploring the area. If your staying in one of the local condos or hotels and...More

Thank bandit153
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The shells here are awesome. I enjoy walking the beach and looking for the different kinds. I even found a tiny baby octopus that crawled out of my shelling bag...so cool!

Thank Karla A
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This was a highlight of our trip. Once you get to the rocks, its like another world. Unbelievably more seashells, birds, fish, etc. The snorkeling here was amazing, tons of fish, dolphins, red rocks.

2  Thank JWE311
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Many people use this point as the destination for their walk or jog however if you are agile enough you can get around the point and the beach is quite different than the one you just came from. Unlike the rest of the beach the...More

Thank ShantyBabe
Reviewed 23 March 2017

Unbelievably cool beach with rocky slabs filled in between with gorgeous shells...enjoy the sea birds and the quiet beauty-- no crowds, truly amazing... best spot on Siesta Key

1  Thank Kristen M
Reviewed 4 March 2017

If you have spent any amount of time on Siesta Key--we have been vacationing on Siesta Key for 30 years--it's no secret that the best snorkeling on Florida's Gulf Coast lies off a Siesta Key shore called Point of Rocks. Generations of natives and tourists...More

6  Thank Taylor B
Reviewed 27 February 2017

On crowded siesta key, nobody seems to know about point of rocks. It is difficult to access, since the southern end is in a gated private club (Sanderling Club), and the northern end has a difficult homeowner who puts up fences. Never-the-less, Florida grants ALL...More

3  Thank adambright2000
Reviewed 26 February 2017

An early morning walk on an incoming tide and you will pick up some beautiful shells lots of different colours and unusual shapes including some small conqe shells.......my daughter had just purchased a fish tank and wanted to full the bottom with colourful shells, well...More

1  Thank tonywilliams53
Reviewed 15 February 2017

Red tide for two weeks put a damper on this and siesta beach, crescent beach, turtle beach was all awful. Dead fish everywhere on shore, people coughing, respiratory issues, smells of dead fish, really disgusting. We had to stay away. But week three it all...More

1  Thank cherylmelody
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Jennifer P
Seems to be some confusion. 1. When is the best time to snorkel, high or low tide? 2. When is the best time to walk and get around the wall, high or low tide?
14 April 2017|
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Response from John4444444 | Reviewed this property |
I 100% agree with dwvonfischer. Best to snorkel at high tide (around the point if you like. No walking around the point required). Walk around the point at low tide. Bring water shoes - rocks can be sharp.
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Mskoenig
Can u fish at the point of rocks?
14 April 2017|
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Response from adambright2000 | Reviewed this property |
I think there is some rule about fishing from the shore and if you are Floridian (live here) then don't need license and if fish from boat then you do. I do know you are allowed to fish from point of rocks.
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carriebilan
Tony, Where did you park at the Point of Rocks and how did you get to that location? We were in Siesta Key 2 years ago and could only access the side of the rocks where that house is on the point. Didn't find any good shells there. We are going in June and I hope to find a lot of nice shells to fill a lamp. Thanks for any advice you can share. Carrie
10 March 2017|
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Response from Donald J B | Reviewed this property |
We rent a house at Aloha Kai so we are about in the middle of the beach and we just walk to it. I'm assuming there is a place to park down there somewhere on that end since they have an access spot. If not straight across... More
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