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Our Home Away from Home

For four days, we stayed at the Siesta Sands at Point of Rocks and the area was beautiful. Lots of... read more

Reviewed 24 July 2017
Janet S
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Fruitland Park, Florida
Gorgeous but rocky

Keep in mind the name as you venture out to this location. It is very Rocky so have boots or water... read more

Reviewed 18 July 2017
Lori H
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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.
  • Excellent53%
  • Very good29%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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“crescent beach” (38 reviews)
“low tide” (31 reviews)
“water shoes” (14 reviews)
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Siesta Key, FL
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Reviewed 24 July 2017

For four days, we stayed at the Siesta Sands at Point of Rocks and the area was beautiful. Lots of families and busy, but so much more secluded than the public access beaches. I would recommend any place in this area and there is also...More

Thank Janet S
Reviewed 18 July 2017 via mobile

Keep in mind the name as you venture out to this location. It is very Rocky so have boots or water shoes on for an easy entrance and exit. Depending on how many people are here the visibility might be okay but the rock formations...More

Thank Lori H
Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

My wife and I really enjoyed snorkeling the Point of Rocks. It was really neat to see all of the fish and coral formations. The water is crystal clear and easy to access from the beach.

Thank Rick S
Reviewed 5 July 2017

I loved seeing these rock formations! Definitely a site to see! Always up for an adventure, but it was hard to find. I wish there would have been a sign on Midnight pass road so you knew the whereabouts. GPS didn't help, no parking, and...More

1  Thank Kerry Z
Reviewed 1 July 2017 via mobile

This is a beautiful spot at the end of Siesta beach – south end. Great to wander out at low tide onto the flat rocks and look for shells in the tiny crevices. Also a great place to snorkel and kayak.

1  Thank plivingston
Reviewed 15 June 2017 via mobile

Love walking along the point of rocks, low tide is the best time to scavenge shells. There are so many shells it is also very peaceful, walk it a few times every time we are here.

2  Thank jimpitto
Reviewed 5 June 2017

We walk to this area from Crescent Beach. Would love for it to be more accessible...guess there is a hotel or something there and a wall built, so hard to access the entire point unless you walk the top of the wall.

Thank Volleymom22
Reviewed 3 June 2017 via mobile

My son and I swam over to the point of rocks while staying at a resort on Crescent beach. People do climb along the sea wall but I decided that it wasn't safe or worth the risk of falling or slicing our feet open on...More

1  Thank Wodma
Reviewed 1 June 2017

Awesome place to snorkel around the natural rock formations in the midst of several types of local fish. Crystal clear water that makes the snorkeling even better.

Thank MustangMiller
Reviewed 31 May 2017

Since there is no nearby parking, this end of Crescent Beach is mainly for locals and condo residents. Beach entrance #13 is tucked away next to a mansion at the end of Point of Rocks road. No facilities, but a gorgeous beach!

4  Thank pw18
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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.
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Mskoenig
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.
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carriebilan
10 March 2017|
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Response from A_CPA121 | Reviewed this property |
I just noticed TripAdvisor user Taylor A. gave a great answer to this question over a year ago. I googled it and Taylor A. is correct. Beach Access 12 is directly across from "Old Stickney Point Road." Turn left on to... More
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