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A bit remote but beautiful sand

It has the white crystal sand you think of on west Florida. Nice rocks and tidal pools to explore... read more

Reviewed 23 September 2018
richard s
Bradenton, Florida
Not much to see the day we went

It has the same soft powdery sand as it is a part of the Siesta Key stretch - just further down. It... read more

Reviewed 12 July 2018
via mobile
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“crescent beach”(38 reviews)
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This rare geologic feature is a great place to view birds and marine wildlife, and it is also next to a scenic beach.
Siesta Key, FL
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All reviews crescent beach low tide water shoes private property great place to snorkel public access tidal pools great shells great shelling siesta key beach beach area great beach waves seashells condo visibility fishing
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Reviewed 1 November 2018 via mobile

Easy to go there when the tide is low. Great seashell spot! Wear shoes, the rocks are slippery and some of them are sharp.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Tarjia
Reviewed 24 October 2018 via mobile

The Point of Rocks is at the South end of Siesta Key Beach. It’s an excellent place to snorkel, fish, look for shells or just swim and relax. Depending on the Tide and the weather your day may be different from those I have experienced....More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank 319richm
Reviewed 23 September 2018

It has the white crystal sand you think of on west Florida. Nice rocks and tidal pools to explore. Wear crocks.....

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank richard s
Reviewed 27 August 2018

It was a little diffucult to actually get onto the beach since we had our 2 younger children with us, but once we managed to get down this was an amazing place to find shells. We must have found hundreds! and even saw some little...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank سفيان م
Reviewed 24 July 2018

Actually, there is a section of rocks running north to south along the water's edge, where the Point of Rocks starts at the end of a north seawall that comes out from the south end of Cresant Beach. Good snorkling at higher tides from shore...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank lj3efird
Reviewed 12 July 2018 via mobile

It has the same soft powdery sand as it is a part of the Siesta Key stretch - just further down. It was definitely less crowded than Siesta Key Beach but not much to see snorkel wise (which is what it was listed as-as snorkel...More

Date of experience: July 2018
2  Thank CeCeatl561
Reviewed 12 July 2018

Good place to view the sunset for sure! Usually all we go there to do. We have gone early in the morning when it's quiet too. Relaxing

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank Mia B
Reviewed 12 July 2018

This is a must if your a shell lover like I am. Best place to find seashells on the island. I would suggest to wait for Low tide before tempting to head over there. If not you will need to bring your hiking or water...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank fucyou
Reviewed 12 July 2018

Low tide is the best time to get over to the point of rocks. If not you will need your shoes to jump up on the wall. If you love shells like I do then this is the place for you. Millions of shells. But...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank m2sweet
Reviewed 10 July 2018 via mobile

Pro: A lot easier to find than I expected. We did not encounter any angry landowners. Had shoes— a MUST Con: Choppy, murky waters made snorkeling very difficult. We could see more wildlife standing on the rocks than we did underwater. Lots of shells, but...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Sally M
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10 July 2018|
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Response from pensman | Reviewed this property |
Given your location, you would have about a 2 and 1/2 mile beach walk to get there. Remember you have to walk back also. That walking back can be daunting. And yes, if you drop your car off at the Stickney Point Bridge, it's... More
Jennifer P
15 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.
15 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.