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Address: Siesta Key, FL
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This rare geologic feature is a great place to view birds and marine...

This rare geologic feature is a great place to view birds and marine wildlife, and it is also next to a scenic beach.

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Plenty of shells

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... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 weeks ago
tonywilliams53
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Lichfield, United Kingdom
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Peoria, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

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

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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 have explored the limestone ledges extending more than 100 yards north and south. And calm... More 

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Sarasota, Florida
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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 access to "wet sand," which means if you can swim or kayak or paddle board... More 

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Lichfield, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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 there was plenty to choose from here. Also a good fishing slot up by the... More 

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massachusetts
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3 of 5 bubbles 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 cleared and except for a few dead fish, paradise returned.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017

Very cool area, maybe not as exciting as the hype- but well worth the time to visit. Very difficult to find a place to park, so be prepared to walk.

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Hudson, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 February 2017

We stayed just on the north side of the point on point of rocks road. We did not realize you could walk along the rim of the house to the rocky area until day 2. Tons of shells after a high tide. East winds are best to cut down waves. Lots of tiny crabs and other sealife.

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East Sandwich, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 February 2017

Just about anyone who is a regular beach walker makes the walk, jog, amble to the wall at the Point of Rocks, which is a logical turn around point. At low tide one can make their way around the Point and continue long the beach. There are often egrets and herons feeding among the rocks. It is very common to... More 

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 February 2017 via mobile

So when you get here it's a little different and requires some walking! No public parking, you have to park at shops on midnight pass and walk. Once you get there look to the left and you will see a private house with a retaining wall around it. Here is where it gets a little adventurous! Get up on the... More 

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Radford, Virginia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 January 2017

This is a great place for shell collectors! We have stayed on Cresent Beach for the last five years and I always walk down to The Point to look for shells. People who walk the beach ( and there are hundreds) usually turn around before they get this far. Weather can affect the shells but i usually find some "different"... More 

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