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Address: On the Beach, Destin, FL 32541
Phone Number: +1 303-681-2631
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Mon - Sat 10:00 am - 8:00 am
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Description: Sandcastle Lessons are a unique quality time experience for both families...
Sandcastle Lessons are a unique quality time experience for both families and couples. Everyone in your family will enjoy building their own (approx.) 3 1/2 Foot tall tower, sometimes the adults have more fun than the children! We will give you "SandCastle Success" while you create a bit of "SandCastle Envy" on the beach in Destin. Lessons are also available on the beaches of South Walton and along 30A to Inlet Beach. It's not just a SandCastle Lesson, It will become a vacation memory to last a lifetime. As a Professional Sand Sculpting Company we also offer marriage proposals, elegantly unique wedding sand sculptures, Corporate Team Building, Corporate Promotions and advertising, Festival and Event Sand Sculptures from table-top pieces to multi-ton projects, on and off the beach.
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Great time on the beach.

If you are looking for something to do on the beach I can't recommend these guys enough. Gives the family the chance to bond again without all the electronics. It was nice seeing... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 14, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015 NEW

If you are looking for something to do on the beach I can't recommend these guys enough. Gives the family the chance to bond again without all the electronics. It was nice seeing everyone laughing together again.

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Bethesda, Maryland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015 NEW

Our family embarked on this adventure as part of our 12-year old daughter's birthday. She, along with her 15 and 9 year old sisters had a really great time with Marcus. So did Mom and Dad! Building memories is a great way to bond the family and Beach Sand Sculptures allowed us to do that. Thanks so much! My only... More 

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Rick M, Owner at Beach Sand Sculptures, responded to this review

Carol, Thank you for the great review and suggestion. Yes we teach you how to build a "taller" sand castle, but creating memories and providing an opportunity for bonding, as you mentioned, is exactly what SandCastle Lessons are all about. We will be incorporating your suggestion into our SandCastle Lessons to make the experience even more interactive and memorable. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015 via mobile

We met Marcus under cloud cover and in a light drizzle for more fun than we could have imagined. We all learned a lot about building and sculpting-even though it was raining off and on. We give the highest recommendation to Marcus. His humor, patience, and skill helped us all believe we could be Sam sculpture artists. Thank you for... More 

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Gainesville, Florida, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

We did this with Marcus during our Spring break with our 10 & 7 year old daughters. It wasn't inexpensive ($50 each), but we all had a great time. Plenty of people wanted to join our private lesson, but Marcus handled it well so we could enjoy our experience. If you can afford it, this was plenty of fun!

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Rick M, Owner at Beach Sand Sculptures, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to create a Tripadvisor review. Sounds like your money was well spent, "great time. . . plenty of fun . . . A really unique experience". SandCastle Lesson 2 hours to create memories for a lifetime . . . priceless :) More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

Had a lesson with Marcus & we all had a great time! I couldn't stop smiling! Kids aged 8 & 11, hubby and myself - all actually did a pretty good job! At first I thought it would be impossible, but we all actually did it! Marcus was a great help with emergency changes, creative ideas and repairs & he... More 

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Rick M, Owner at Beach Sand Sculptures, responded to this review

Your job is to give you "SandCastle Success". It sound like Marcus did it again - another satisfied customer and another, "Highly recommend". Thank your for your thoughtful review. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

We surprised our 3 kids ( 14,9,3) with this experience and they all loved it! Marcus did a great job inudong each of them in the process and had great patience , and a great sense of humor to boot. My wife and I had fun creating as well. I would recommend this experience for any family size or age... More 

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Rick M, Owner at Beach Sand Sculptures, responded to this review

"I would recommend this experience for any family size or age range." We agree this is a whole family experience - don't let the adults miss out on the FUN! If Marcus keeps this up he might become SandCastle Coach of the Month! Thank you for the review. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

What a great way to spend two hours on the beach. We laughed, we learned, we built amazing creations and learned techniques that hopefully our kids will pass on to their kids. Worth every penny we spent, can't say enough about this activity. Would recommend it to families with kids of all ages. Our 13 year old twins thought it... More 

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Rick M, Owner at Beach Sand Sculptures, responded to this review

This is what family vacation is about; "We laughed, we learned, we built amazing creations and learned techniques that hopefully our kids will pass on to their kids." SandCastle Lessons are a catalyst for creating lifelong memories. "Worth every penny we spent, can't say enough about this activity", we appreciate your heart felt comments ~ Thank you! More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

Nathan was great! We had a great time! Lots of laughs and great memories made. My daughter and her friend are still talking about it. I highly recommerecommend as its good fun for all ages.

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Rick M, Owner at Beach Sand Sculptures, responded to this review

This is what you take away from SandCastle Lessons, "Lots of laughs and great memories made". "My daughter and her friend are still talking about it", these memories will bond these girl for their entire lives. You didn't know there was so much power in the sand, did you? :) More 

Konawa, Oklahoma
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6 reviews 6 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Just finished our 2 hour sandcastle building with Marcus on the beach in Destin and it was super fun! We learned how to choose the best sand and the proper sand to water mix to make BIG castles that won't collapse. He showed us how to use common tools to make details to get design and character. Everyone had a... More 

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Rick M, Owner at Beach Sand Sculptures, responded to this review

" . . make BIG castles that won't collapse". The level of sandcastle building has taken one huge step UP! Everyone had a great time with lots of laughter and smiles.....awesome vacation experience! That's exactly what we are talking about - thank you for putting in a Tripadvisor review. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

Our entire family participated in this class - 2 grandparents, one parent and 4 kids (ages 14, 13, 10, and 8). Everyone enjoyed the experience and Marcus was a great instructor. We had an amazing time working together on our sand castles and learned some great tips on building them. Not only did we build awesome sand castles, we created... More 

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RickSandman, Owner at Beach Sand Sculptures, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review - they mean so much to us! You wrote, "We had an amazing time working together on our sand castles and learned some great tips on building them. Not only did we build awesome sand castles, we created fun memories too!" We are truly blessed to be able to offer families such a... More 

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