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Sandcastle Lessons

310 Padre Blvd, South Padre Island, TX 78597-6940
+1 956-433-9948
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In planning things to do during our family vacation (50 people ranging in age from 9 months to 75... read more

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Allan B
Sand Castle Lessons

Max was excellent!! He was very patient with the children and showed them how to do everything... read more

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Reviewed 3 days ago
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We are the Premier Sandcastle Lesson company in the USA and operate exclusively from the Pearl South Padre Hotel on South Padre Island, Texas. We can come to your location too! Our aim is to make your family vacation one remember, and WE SUPPLY EVERYTHING - you just bring your Smile, Water, Hat, and Sunblock. We recommend that you secure your booking BEFORE your visit - by e-mail, phone or text (please include your name if texting). 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 1 FREE full toolkit in included for the truly inspired! - WE Have new SUNBLOCK shirts you can buy with your package! #castles #WeDontDoBoring #TexasBestBeach #Girlsrock
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Hours Today: 09:00 - 17:00
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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310 Padre Blvd, South Padre Island, TX 78597-6940
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Reviewed 2 days ago

In planning things to do during our family vacation (50 people ranging in age from 9 months to 75 years) we were looking for things to do. We saw Sandcastle Lessons on Trip Advisor. About half of the group thought it sounded fun and the...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago

Max was excellent!! He was very patient with the children and showed them how to do everything. They had all the proper tools and know how. Great time. Would definitely recommend them.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

I can't believe how much we learned and how fun it was. We really did learn how to make a masterpiece! We had 7 people ages 13 to 55 and we all enjoyed it! Andy and Max were wonderful!!

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Andy and Max were knowledgeable and a lot of fun. It was super hot, but they made shoveling sand seem fun with jokes alongside a good dose of science...you have to learn how these things can get high without falling down. The carving instruction was...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Our teacher Andy was an awesome guy!! He even got our teenage son that has autism to join in and laugh!! It was money well spent! Highly recommend doing this!!!

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I was worried about booking this. I knew my younger 2 kids ages 9 & 10 would enjoy it, but I wasn’t so sure about the 12 & 13 year old boys. All 4 kids thoroughly enjoyed it! Andy is an entertainer along with being...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Andy and his apprentice were very accommodating today during our lesson. We simply called them and asked about the complementary lessons they offer on Thursday's courtesy of the Pearl Resort we were staying at and he said he would be right over! He was prompt...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were on our way To the beach and our son wanted to buy some professional tools. We left in 4 days. We received the tools in time and have built amazing sand castles! Can’t wait for a lesson!

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our extended family of four children and six adults were awed and engaged while Andy taught us his methods of building a sand castle and then encouraged us to join in. We used the tools and ideas to continue building in the sand for the...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and I met with Andy for a 2 hour lesson and had the time of our lives. We are both retired, and love the beach. So, we wanted to learn a new skill that we could use going forward. Andy was absolutely fantastic,...More

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Brit_Films
12 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
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
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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