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Sandcastle Lessons

2612 Gulf Blvd, Beach Access 7, South Padre Island, TX 78597-6940
+1 956-433-9948
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Fun for the whole family.

We had a great time! Our instructor was awesome and very entertaining. We all had fun and learned... read more

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Reviewed 2 days ago
inez_alvarez
Lots of fun for the family

During our visit to South Padre, we took a 2-hour sandcastle building lesson from Andy and it was... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
cwilliams321
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Argyle, Texas
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We are pleased to be the premier sandcastle lesson company in the USA and operate exclusively on South Padre Island. *PLEASE BOOK EARLY* Our aim is to make your family vacation one to remember, and we supply everything - you just bring your smile, water and Sunblock. We recommend that you secure your booking before your visit by e-mail, phone or text (please include your name if texting). (** we have a new booking engine on the site - Jan 2017 credit cards accepted) Instructor Andy Hancock will be pleased to help you build the castles of your dreams using 3 simple steps and no previous experience or creative ability is necessary. Our job is to make sure that in one lesson you have all the skills and tools you will need for a lifetime of building on the beach. We don't watch the clock as we are too busy watching our clients have fun. Your FREE full toolkit in included for the truly inspired! - See you on the best beach in Texas! South padre island is the Sandcastle Capital of the World
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Hours Today: 08:00 - 17:00
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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2612 Gulf Blvd, Beach Access 7, South Padre Island, TX 78597-6940
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+1 956-433-9948
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We had a great time! Our instructor was awesome and very entertaining. We all had fun and learned a whole lot.

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Reviewed 2 days ago

During our visit to South Padre, we took a 2-hour sandcastle building lesson from Andy and it was so much fun. He is an excellent instructor, very engaging, full of fun stories and trivia...and obviously very good at what he does. The 2 hours flew...More

1  Thank cwilliams321
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I'm typing this review while we are still on vacation so that definitely means that this is worth the time! I was blessed to meet the instructor, Andy, while we are down here in South Padre for a mini family vacay. He was amazing and...More

1  Thank Sarashots025
Reviewed 5 days ago

Everyone loved the lesson. We had a wide variety of ages from 8-81. Everyone had a blast. It was the favorite activity.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Andy is a great sand castle teacher. Our girls, aged 10 and 14 , had a wonderful time learning techniques and skills for building sand castles. We spent over two hours building...my husband would have stayed all day if we weren't hungry! Definitely worth the...More

1  Thank kandkmorgan
Reviewed 1 week ago

We did not take the lessons, but there are sandcastles all over the island. The kids had fun looking for them everywhere. It was sad that some have been damaged by vandals. All were beautiful.

1  Thank acopeland2017
Reviewed 1 week ago

Andy is a true artist and teacher. He not only makes sandcastles but uses a chain saw to make wood sculptures. He can teach you the basics of building a sand castle in an hour. Great Fun!

1  Thank k9ownersue
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had our lesson at Boomerang Billy's beach with Andy. It was a pretty windy day so we made our sand castles in the barrels that were close to the restaurant. Andy was very knowledgeable, super friendly and a riot to be around. He fit...More

1  Thank Candace D
Reviewed 1 week ago

We booked this lesson based solely on the overwhelmingly great reviews, so we were expecting a good experience. Andy exceeded our expectations. The lesson was so much fun for our entire family of six (kids are 4, 6, 9, and 11 years old). We took...More

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2  Thank alwaysonvacation2017
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was our kids (4&6) favorite activity! We had to pull them away after two hours! Andy has a fantastic personality and is great at instructing kids AND adults! I highly recommend taking a lesson!

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Brit_Films
Are your lessons suitable for all ages?
13 July 2015|
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Response from SandcastleAndy | Property representative |
Yes. We pride ourselves on being a true family activity where everyone is included. From small children, 2 and up, through to the grandparents we can accommodate everyone and provide shade and a unique teaching area where... More
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Texas_suz
How much does a lesson cost? Are there different lessons for different pricing?
18 May 2015|
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Response from TexasSculptor | Property representative |
Hi Texas_Suz Thanks for contacting Trip advisor about us! Lessons start at $125 per hour for up to 10 people and this includes 1 basic toolkit which includes enough for two people. however we know that 1 hour goes by... More
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TexasSculptor
Do you work year round?
6 February 2015|
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Response from TexasSculptor | Property representative |
YES! - from 8am thru 5pm in the summer and whatever time suits the clients in the winter - you have to book in advance as we don't do "open" classes. This avoids disappointment for our clients.
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