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Sandcastle Lessons

Address: 2612 Gulf Bvld, South Padre Island, TX
Phone Number: +1 956-433-9948
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Type: Classes/Workshops, Sightseeing Tours
Owner description: We are pleased to be the premier sandcastle lesson company in the USA and operate from Boomerang...
Useful Information: Activities for older children, Activities for young children
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Type: Classes/Workshops, Sightseeing Tours
Hours:
Sun - Sat 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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!
Useful Information: Activities for older children, Activities for young children

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015 NEW via mobile

Andy has such great character. He made us laugh and feel welcome. It's not every day you meet someone who absolutely loves what they do. Thank you Andy it was very nice to meet you for sure!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015 NEW via mobile

Absolutely engaging activity for all ages making this a "must do" for family groups. Andy renews interest in a lovely sand sculpting pasttime that adults believe they are no longer permitted to partake in. Call Andy.... He'll remember your name!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015 NEW via mobile

We went as a family group for our lesson and had a blast! Thanks Andy! BTW be on the look out around town for Andy's awesome art work!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015 via mobile

My daughter and i were both surprised by how much we really learned and by how much we enjoyed it!! Cant wait to impress the young ones in my family the next time we go to the beach!!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

Wonderful experience!! Our family had no idea how to even begin, but got great laughs and memories captured. Andy is engaging, patient, and extremely talented. High recommended!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

I wasn't sure what to expect, but we learned the secrets to a great sand castle or any sand art. Andy was a super instructor and was great with our kids. The kids of all ages had a great time. Coldest day of our trip but the tent kept us mostly dry. If you are at SPI with kids DO... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2014 via mobile

We come to Padre for Thanksgiving as a family tradition and get a sand castle lesson every year. Andy is contracted to make the amazing installations for businesses all over the island. His knowledge and experience is seconds to none. If you have ever enjoyed sand castling, employ the "Beach Picasso". 5 Stars.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014 via mobile

This was such an amazing experience!! Andy was such a great teacher and he was so fun and energetic. My husband and I took lessons on our honeymoon and we absolutely enjoyed every minute of it! I'd recommend him to anyone that wants to have an all around fun experience. :)

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

We scheduled our eleven year-old's birthday party with Andy. She and her friends had an absolute blast!! We will definitely be doing this again. I can't recommend this enough.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

We spent two hours with Andy and our family of five. It was a great family experience! Our kids all joined in on the fun. We had Andy come on our first day here and he taught us an amazing amount in just two hours. We have practiced more each day. People have stopped by and asked if we are... More 

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