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Largest Outdoor Sandcastle in the USA

Open today: 00:00 - 23:59
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We saw the sand castles at the South Padre Island Visitor’s Center. There are several smaller ones... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Mike R
Marshfield, Wisconsin
Amazing Sculptures with attention to detail!

we happened to be strolling down the Blvd one morning with our coffee in hand, happened upon this... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
New Mexico
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-We Have finished rebuilding the largest Outdoor permanent sandcastle in the USA. Originally built in Oct 2013, it remains the oldest outdoor permanent sandcastle in the USA and has been featured on just about every show and publication there is...more
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610 Padre Blvd, South Padre Island Visitors Center, South Padre Island, TX 78597-6613
+1 956-433-9948
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We saw the sand castles at the South Padre Island Visitor’s Center. There are several smaller ones around town as well. What wonderful works of art! So detailed and beautiful! We took several pictures, South Padre is blessed to have this in their city.

Thank Mike R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

we happened to be strolling down the Blvd one morning with our coffee in hand, happened upon this sculpture. couldn't help but take lots of pictures of this amazing art!

1  Thank digdeep0169
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lots of fun to see these intricate sculptures. The artists work so hard and the details are incredible

Thank thequeenmum
Reviewed 9 October 2018

I have attended Sand Castle Days at least 7 out of the last 10 years. The sand castles are amazing works of art and it’s a great day at the beach. It crowded and entertaining. Clayton’s does a great job of keeping everyone fed, hydrated...More

Thank dianev4422
Reviewed 4 September 2018

We enjoyed the experience of this great view, the art of making this big sandcastle was fantastic. We took bunch of pictures and kept looking at this piece of creativity for a long time.

Thank Margarita A
Reviewed 29 August 2018

Huge, cool sand castle. The artist was there building it when we visited and we got to meet and visit with him.

Thank Brigitte S
Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

The detail and scale of this sandcastle is amazing! I wish we could have watched it being built... I cannot even imagine how something like this comes together. Absolutely worth visiting while you are on the island. I suggest going before you go to the...More

Thank Amber A
Reviewed 21 August 2018

We have watched this beautiful piece being built. You don't want to miss it. It's easy to find since it's right on the main boulevard. Andy has gorgeous work all over the island. Look for it!

Thank AuntBec
Reviewed 19 August 2018

good stop. neat to see. almost completely rebuilt. we actually talked to the artist while there and had a private tour sort of. really like it and taking photos there.

Thank Sherrietexas
Reviewed 16 August 2018 via mobile

The sandcastle is sadly being rebuilt after vandalism. I cannot imagine why someone would do such a thing. A good portion is done and the details are astonishing! Amazing piece and free to view! All ages would enjoy this.

Thank kc58ab
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Ana B. G
12 September 2016|
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Response from SandcastleAndy | Property representative |
Hi Ana B! Great to hear from you The largest Outdoor permanent Sandcastle in the USA is free to view anytime 24/7 on South Padre Island as it stands directly outside the visitors centre at 610 padre blvd. There are also... More
16 July 2016|
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Response from SandcastleAndy | Property representative |
Hi Abbii there are no tickets to see the largest permanent outdoor sandcastle in the USA as its FREE. Start your tour of the sculptures on South Padre island at the visitors center at 610 padre blvd. This is where the large... More