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Address: 2612 Gulf Bvld, Beach Access 7, South Padre Island, TX 78597
Phone Number: +1 956-433-9948
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8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Description: We are pleased to be the premier sandcastle lesson company in the USA and...
We are pleased to be the premier sandcastle lesson company in the USA and operate from Boomerang Billy's beach Bar on South Padre Island. Our aim is to make your vacation one to remember, and we supply everything - you just bring your smile. 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 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.We even include tools for the truly inspired! - See you on the best beach in Texas!
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Andy was absolutely amazing, he was so kind and full of fun . My family loved every second we spent with him. The lesson was worth every penny and the kids actually took the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 25, 2015
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Itasca, Texas
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Itasca, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

Andy was absolutely amazing, he was so kind and full of fun . My family loved every second we spent with him. The lesson was worth every penny and the kids actually took the skills he taught them to the beach and built castles all day long. Most definitely going to be seeing him again.

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Maypearl, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

This was so fun. Kept my 4 year old entertained the entire time and she built her own sandcastle. The staff was extremely friendly and super helpful. They made the process so easy. we will definitely be doing this again.

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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

Great fun for the whole family and great team building activity. Andy was very knowledgeable and involved each step of the way. Our family of four had a blast and now we have a family activity we can continue doing together. You won't be disappointed!

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Naperville, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

Having already visited the Island once, we were looking for something new and fun to do as a family. Sandcastle Lessons exceeded our expectations. Andy was patient and fun, and impressively skilled. After our lesson (which includes all the tools needed to make future sandcastles), we felt as though we could easily transfer the skills we learned in our lesson... More 

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Spring, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

Andy was very patient with the young sculptures. His work in itself is a work of art. My kids loved the experience and now have memories that will follow of them.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

My wife & I brought our 2 friends and their baby along for our lesson. Andy was super accommodating and met us at our canopy spot on the beach. Started on time. Never felt rushed, and an overall pretty funny and talented guy. We definitely advise at least 2 hours for your lessons with the advanced toolkit (which you get... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015 via mobile

We went to south padre for a week and decided to plan a few hours making sand castles. We had children ranging from 2 up to 17. They all loved it. They were hesitant at first but did enjoy it. Andy was very fun to be around. We look forward to learning more our next trip out there.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015 via mobile

My girls had a blast learning tips from a pro. Neat gadgets to buy to enhance your own masterpieces. Definitely worth your time and money.

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Bells, Texas, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

We have children from ages 6-14 and we all had a blast. Andy kept is all entertained and engaged. He made sure we all had fun!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

Met with Andy this morning. He was a great teacher, very patient and never boring! Fun for all ages (even Grandma), and we were under a tent in the shade! We can't wait to practice our new skills on the beach. This should be on everyone's bucket list at SPI.

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Additional Information about Sandcastle Lessons

Address: Address: 2612 Gulf Bvld, Beach Access 7, South Padre Island, TX 78597
Phone Number: +1 956-433-9948
Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  South Padre Island
Open Hours:
Sunday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Monday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

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