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Sandcastle Lessons

2612 Gulf Bvld, South Padre Island, TX
+1 956-433-9948
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Type: Classes/Workshops
Owner description: We are pleased to be the premier sandcastle lesson company in the USA and operate from Boomerang Billy's on South Padre Island. Our aim is to make... more » Owner description: We are pleased to be the premier sandcastle lesson company in the USA and operate from Boomerang Billy's 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! « less
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Dallas, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014 NEW via mobile

Our instructor Andy was absolutely wonderful with our rambunctious children. He had so much patience and got the kids involved.Andy has a passion for what he does and we have the sand castle building bug now too. We can't wait to get back out o n the beach to start using the knowledge and the kit that is provided.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014 NEW via mobile

It was a cool experience he does the lessons on 50 gallon drums so you dont have tk get down and dirty made being messy comfortable made a cool looking sandcastle... he also complimented my unicycle skills and taught me a bit about life

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South Padre Island, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014 NEW

Our kids had a great time working with sand and building a castle, and carving details on it. Andy is great, he is very very talented with sand, plus, he is funny and he makes sure you are having a great time!!! I really recommend this activity in So. Padre.

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Mansfield, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014 NEW via mobile

Our party of 8 (adults and kids) had a great time at our sand castle lesson. Andy was very informative and personal. We enjoyed learning about some of the science behind sand castle building. It was fun to create our own with Andy's help and his helpful tips. It was a memorable part of our trip and would highly recommend... More

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San marcos
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014 NEW via mobile

We had 8 people from age 11 to 65. Every one had fun. Andy was really great and came to our condo. Take the 2 hour lesson it is well worth the money. He went out of his way to make our trip great. He left us large buckets and shovel to use durring our stay. Just so you know... More

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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

After you have taken a class with Andy at Sandcastle Lessons, your trips to the beach will change forever. With the techniques, tips and tricks you will learn, playing with sands is taken to a whole new level.. My family and I can spend hours carving sand and being very proud of our results. Don't forget to ask about Andy's... More

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Boerne, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

Andy did a wonderful job with our handful of 5 young kids we brought him. He was very knowledgable about sand and the science behind sand castle building. He had the kids building in 10 min after we got there. He was patient with the young ones 3, 4, 5 and 9 year olds. Very good value for the money.

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South Padre Island, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

We so enjoyed seeing Andy's creations and were blessed to meet the artist at one of his creations. SPI leaders need to encourage this type of unique attraction for the Island.

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Austin, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

Andy is truly a master of the sandcastle art and made the event as much fun for the parents as the kids. Andy has a great sense of humor and easily guides everyone through the basics of building a sandcastle that will draw attention from everyone on the beach. Well worth every penny! Andy provides all the tools and even... More

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Pittsburg, tx
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014 via mobile

We just had our first sandcastle lesson with Andy and loved it! I took my 3 daughters ages 7,8, and 10 and they all were able to learn some building basics that they will be able to apply to all future sandcastles....either at the beach or our local beaches at the lake! Thanks Andy for a great morning!

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