Located three miles south-southwest of Windley Key and one mile directly off upper Matecumbe, Cheeca Rocks are a great site for those divers hoping to capture incredible pictures.
The site has many soft corals and a large collection of brain corals. Mushroom and star corals also cover a large portion of this area.
This is a good dive for beginning divers who are looking for a beautiful site. Surrounding the area are sandy patches where conch and turtles can be spotted. (source: divespots)
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Cheeca Rocks is a shallow coral reef (patch reef) located within the Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary. It lies approximately one mile to the southeast of Upper Matecumbe Key.
This reef lies within a Sanctuary Preservation Area (SPA).
Cheeca Rocks is one of the smallest SPAs, encompassing approximately 0.05 square nautical mile and is located southeast of Upper Matecumbe Key. (via noaa.gov)