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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 July 12, 2018
CeCeatl561
via mobile
Sunset place

Good place to view the sunset for sure! Usually all we go there to do. We have gone early in the... read more

Reviewed July 11, 2018
Mia B
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Sarasota, Florida
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“crescent beach”(36 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.
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Siesta Key, FL
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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

1  Thank سفيان م
Reviewed July 23, 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

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Reviewed July 12, 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

1  Thank CeCeatl561
Reviewed July 11, 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

1  Thank Mia B
Reviewed July 11, 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

Thank fucyou
Reviewed July 11, 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

Thank m2sweet
Reviewed July 9, 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

Thank Sally M
Reviewed April 13, 2018 via mobile

Got there at 7 am with no one else out there, it was beautiful and made many beautiful pictures. It’s busy in the evening so I would highly recommend the am. Perfect for sight seeing and photos.

1  Thank Isaac B
Reviewed April 9, 2018 via mobile

We thought this might be interesting. We were driving and could not figure where to stop. Where to park etc. lots of no parking signs up. Maybe it’s only accessible by walking on beach side ? It’s what I’ve read on other reviews that makes...More

7  Thank Susan G
Reviewed March 25, 2018

We like climbing the rocks when the tide is down and seeing the birds and the awesome views of the rocks with the water. So beautiful!

Thank Shannon M
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jerrystalley
July 9, 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
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Jennifer P
April 14, 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
April 14, 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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