The waters off the Siesta Key coast are full of natural wonder and aquatic life. Beautiful coral and clear ocean waters make it an amazing place to go snorkeling in Florida. One particular hotspot, Point of Rocks is located at south end of Crescent Beach and offers an abundance of sea life, shells, coral and tranquility.
Snorkeling Tips for Point of Rocks on Siesta Key
Tip 1: Aim towards snorkeling Point of Rocks on a calm windless day for the best visibility. If you are looking for the best water clarity, head there early in the morning before the afternoon breezes kick in.
Tip 2: There is a beach access a few hundred yards north which will be your closest parking point – so be prepared to walk a little. Unless you are staying at one of the resorts closer on Crescent Beach.
Here is a small video that will give you some idea of the inhabitants of the area that will make you want to bring your snorkel gear for sure: