The historic small-town fishing village of Port Salerno blends local color with art galleries, working artist studios, and waterfront dining, featuring locally-caught seafood, as well as land lover fare.
Port Salerno is defined by the Manatee Pocket, a picturesque bay which extends from Port Salerno to the St. Lucie Inlet and is fed by several creeks including Salerno and Manatee.
This small community was originally the hub for the South Florida commercial fishing industry. Now a working waterfront and fishing fleet provides fresh seafood to local restaurants and markets. They also supply the Port Salerno Seafood Festival, which is held on the public docks and neighborhood streets early in the year.
Port Salerno also welcomes “captains of industry” from around the world, who come to the area every year for world-class sport fishing tournaments that are based out of marinas and parks located on the Manatee Pocket.
Launch your boat or paddleboard from Sandsprit Park to take in the stunning waterways. Sandsprit Park’s amenities include bike paths, boat ramp, fishing pier, picnic sites, playground, and restrooms.