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Sandcastle Lessons

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Address: 2612 Gulf Bvld, South Padre Island, TX
Phone Number: +1 956-433-9948
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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 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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So worth the money!

My 3 daughters and I had a 2 hr sandcastle lesson with Andy. He was so fantastic! Showed us SO MUCH, and he was really great with my girls (8, 6, and 3 yrs old) He's fun to work... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 20, 2015
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White Bear Lake, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015 via mobile

My 3 daughters and I had a 2 hr sandcastle lesson with Andy. He was so fantastic! Showed us SO MUCH, and he was really great with my girls (8, 6, and 3 yrs old) He's fun to work with and has some great stories. He is such a talented artist and a really good teacher too. We took lessons... More 

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Peachtree Corners, GA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

We went as part of a corporate team building event. Everyone was a little skeptical when we were told that we were going to make sand castles, but it was a blast! After Andy demonstrated a couple of techniques, he gave us some sand, tools, and a bucket of water and sent us off to work. Everyone came up with... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

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

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

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

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

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

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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