Point of Rocks is the Best Place to Go Snorkeling in Sunny Siesta Key

There are so many fun water-related activities for you to try during your 2-week condo rentals on Siesta Key. Since the area has some of the best and most beautiful white sand beaches in the USA, you won’t want to miss out on some of the fantastic opportunities here. There are a variety of snorkeling spots in Florida, and Siesta Key snorkeling tours are easy to find. Wherever you have your Siesta Key condo rentals, there are sure to be some spots to snorkel. Check out some of our penthouse condos to ensure you are close to all the best spots.

If your main question is if there is snorkeling in Siesta Key, the easy answer is yes! The next question that may come to mind is where can I snorkel in South Florida? The warm and calm waters of South Florida and Siesta Key specifically make this the best place in the area to try out the sport. Perfect conditions for beginners and experts, don’t miss out on the must-see diving locations. Well, look no further because we’ve got all the best spots.

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Artificial reefs

M-10 is an artificial reef with a barge that was sunk in 1900. It’s about 8 miles from the coast of Siesta Key and in 70 feet deep. This is also a point of exploration for anyone scuba diving in Siesta Key Florida. And even though there’s not much to recognize of the wreck itself, it can still provide for some great sights while snorkeling.

Another one of Siesta Key’s artificial reefs is M-17. About 80 feet down this spot is covered in hard corals. Located about 10 miles southwest of the Venice Inlet, you can find a variety of tropical fish here like grouper, snapper, and more.

Point of Rocks

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Going to Point of Rocks Siesta Key snorkeling is one of the best areas to try out this hobby. Located in the middle part of the beach in the area, the landmark is a popular diving location. It’s easy to spot; the infamous rocks jut out all the way from the beach and into the waters. Because this is a barrier island, the limestone formations will create a pathway for you to get right in on all the action. While you’re diving here, you’ll get up close and personal with corals that are home to native fish, hermit crabs, crustaceans and more.

There is plenty of Point of Rocks Siesta Key rentals to get all the equipment you need before heading out on your adventure. If you’re looking to snorkel during your vacation to Siesta Key, the Point of Rocks is one location you definitely do not want to miss.

Plan Your Next Stay

All of our Siesta Key vacation condos are in great proximity to these snorkeling options and other fantastic outdoorsy things to do on the beaches of Siesta Key. Use the search option in our drop-down menu to find even more activities and the best place to stay to get the most out of your vacation.

Shark Tooth Diving

This area is about 12 miles south of Siesta Key near Venice Beach and many consider it one of South Florida’s gems. It’s a spot famous for the fossilized shark teeth that you can find scattered around. Because the teeth are from older sharks, many times there are much bigger than the average size of a shark tooth. Finding one can prove to be very impressive and definitely a sight to see. If you’re looking for a great souvenir to take home, maybe you can find one during your snorkeling adventures here.

Other spots

Even though Siesta Key is well known as being the best location for snorkeling, there are some other good locations if you plan to travel around Florida. Many of the keys boast beautiful waters to explore. This including Pigeon Key which features the remnants of the old Seven Mile Bridge and Bahia Honda State Park on Big Pine Key.

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