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Sandcastle Lessons

310 Padre Blvd, South Padre Island, TX 78597
+1 956-433-9948
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S. Padre 2017

Had a lesson planned for 8 grandkids and they loved it. Andy was great, he kept it fun while being... read more

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Reviewed 3 days ago
jwilson762
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Our family of 8 was looking for something fun to do during our stay at South Padre. I found Andy... read more

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Reviewed 3 days ago
Hildie W
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Austin, Texas, United States
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We are pleased to be 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! - See you on the best beach in Texas, South Padre Island - The Sandcastle Capital of the World.
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Hours Today: 09:00 - 17:00
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
LOCATION
310 Padre Blvd, South Padre Island, TX 78597
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+1 956-433-9948
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Had a lesson planned for 8 grandkids and they loved it. Andy was great, he kept it fun while being educational as well. Grandkids are wanting to do it again next year. Would recommend this experience to anyone visiting the island.

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1  Thank jwilson762
Reviewed 3 days ago

Our family of 8 was looking for something fun to do during our stay at South Padre. I found Andy online and booked sandcastle lessons. This ended up being the highlight of our trip. It was a little expensive but was totally worth it! Andy...More

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1  Thank Hildie W
Reviewed 4 days ago

We had a group of 8 and Andy was awesome. He kept the kids engaged and thought them a little science in the meantime - oh and the sand castle we built was amazig. A fantastic time for the whole family! Highly recommend this.

Thank Ryan H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Andy and Max were awesome! Our family had a great time. We learned easy things to make an awesome sandcastle. Highly recommend these guys. It was the best day at the beach

1  Thank Princass0428
Reviewed 1 week ago

We didn't attend a lesson, simply ordered the tools for our trip to Cannon Beach, Oregon, and watched the youtube videos. Andy responded personally to our requests and oversaw the shipment of our toolset so that it arrived right on time. We had a great...More

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1  Thank Steve M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Andy and Max were great. We had a a group of 10 people that included grandparents, parents and kids, and everyone had a great time! We talked about how fun this was the entire rest of the trip to SPI. We would all highly recommend...More

1  Thank dccowan
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Andy and Max are awesome! Our sand castle was amazing and so fun to build! We had 7 adults and 3 kids and everyone enjoyed themselves!

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1  Thank Renee C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our 12 and 15 year old really got into this class. It was great to see them thoroughly engaged and even territorial about their work. We ended up buying additional tools so they can continue building sand sculptures the rest of the week. Andy is...More

Thank suzieg850
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a lot of fun learning to build sand castles with Andy! Great activity for young and old! We had teenagers and young children with us, and everyone loved it!

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We spent a week at spi and this was our last day. It was great. My 2 boys loved it (16&9) We all had a blast. Would recommend this to anyone of any age.

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Brit_Films
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
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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