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Amazing Experience! Amazing Instructor!

We booked a lesson with Kristine for a large family group. We had kids from five years old to... read more

Reviewed 7 August 2018
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Wonderful way to spend the day at the beach!

We booked a session with Kristine and had an unforgettable experience! As a group of 7 adults, we... read more

Reviewed 24 July 2018
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The best way to spend time on San Diego's beaches is by doing something unique - build a professional style sand castle! San Diego Sand Castles isn't a gallery, competition, or "thing to see" for public viewing (please don't come to our address...more
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
4306 Ocean View Blvd, San Diego, CA 92113-1916
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Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

We booked a lesson with Kristine for a large family group. We had kids from five years old to late teens. Kristine was a terrific instructor! She delegated tasks based on ability. She managed many different ages easily. She constructively re-directed boundless energy in a...More

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Reviewed 24 July 2018

We booked a session with Kristine and had an unforgettable experience! As a group of 7 adults, we were nervous if this would be a fun activity for us or be too childlike. We are so glad we booked this activity because it was the...More

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Reviewed 23 July 2018

I took this class with my sister-in-law and 4 nephews and we all had a great time. JT was our Instructor and he patiently explained how to make a great sand castle. He showed us how to do a big showy castle like in the...More

Thank OakeyPal
Reviewed 6 June 2018 via mobile

This was a last minute suggestion from a friend who recently visited San Diego. In her words it was the best thing they did while there, so I scheduled a lesson. My 7 year old granddaughter and I had so much fun learning from Tony....More

Thank Julie C
Reviewed 6 June 2018 via mobile

This is an amazing way to spend part of your day at the beach. Not only do you end up making the coolest sand castle you've ever built but you learn the skills to be able to do it over and over again. Our boys...More

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Reviewed 5 June 2018 via mobile

AWESOME!!!!! My daughter is 17 yrs old and loved this activity (her favorite). The instructor Kristine was great and even showed us the sand crabs while we waited for the sand to settle. Would absolutely recommend doing!

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Reviewed 5 June 2018 via mobile

My husband and I wanted to go on a date that didn’t involve dinner and a movie. This was perfect! JT did a fantastic job teaching us and made it so fun! He’s very talented and has great people skills! I’m sure our kids would...More

Thank amandaleesebreros
Reviewed 12 May 2018 via mobile

This was our first trip to San Diego. We are a family of four - two girls aged 10 and 13. I was searching for something to do that did not involve museums and amusement parks and was thrilled to find this activity that would...More

Thank Fireweed25
Reviewed 10 April 2018

My bride found a 'groupon' for whale watching. With both of our schedules, we couldn't make that trip till 1st full weekend of April. My brother had been to San Diego a couple of times with his grandkids... so I asked him, "what's fun?" His...More

Thank Klldzr69
Reviewed 3 April 2018 via mobile

It look like it was going to be a rainy day, but it didn’t stop us from getting on the beach and getting started. As the minutes crept by, the sun broke through the clouds and gave us some beautiful weather for Sandcastle building! We...More

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Michele T
15 October 2015|
Response from JT-Estrela | Property representative |
Thanks to San Diego's wonderful weather we have appointments available almost every day! Check our website for times and to make reservations. We'll see you out on the sand!
Claudia S
16 September 2015|
Response from JT-Estrela | Property representative |
Hi Claudia! To make a reservation and to find out more info please visit our website by clicking the little "website" link under the map. Price depends on the number of participants in your group. We hope to see you out on... More
19 July 2015|
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Response from JT-Estrela | Property representative |
Hi! Lesson rates depend on group size. For information on that and to see our availability please check out our website. Thanks!