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“Perfect Start for Our Vacation, Awesome Family Fun that You Take Home With You” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Sandcastle Lessons

Sandcastle Lessons
2612 Gulf Bvld, South Padre Island, TX
+1 956-433-9948
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Type: Classes/Workshops, Classes
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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!
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“Perfect Start for Our Vacation, Awesome Family Fun that You Take Home With You”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2014

This was by far one of the greatest parts of our vacation. It suited every age group in our family from 5 to 42. Everyone learned how to put their creativity into action on the beach with phenomenal sandcastle lessons. Well worth every penny we spent. The two hour lesson was the best choice with 2 kits to take with us to continue the fun at any beach. The kids, Mom and Dad enjoyed it so much we stayed for several hours after our lesson and went back to the beach on our own again and created more masterpieces. Andy's personality caught everyone's attention and he doesn't do boring. Lots of laughter and smiles all around!!!

We learned several techniques that even the kids picked up on from Andy in order to bring the sand to life. As Andy says "Do you know how to keep sandcastles forever? Take a picture and the memory lasts forever" so we have a bunch to show you!!!!! Thank you for the great time Andy, we loved learning how to make sandcastles the right way.

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“A must do in SPI”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2014 via mobile

My family and I really enjoyed the sandcastle lessons. Andy was super nice and very informative. He really knows his stuff and he doesn't do boring.

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“We had a blast!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2014 via mobile

Andy was great! We had a blast and it was something for the whole family. I would recommend any and everyone to do this when you visit the island!

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“Unforgettable”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2014 via mobile

My family loved this sand castle creating class. ANDY is a wonderous instructor with a great fun personality that makes it fun for everyone.Our kids range in ages from 9-27 and they enjoyed themselves.It is great family fun and an unforgettable experience. I would recommend to anyone and intend to do another class.Well worth it!

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“Sandcastle Trail...What fun!!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2014

We spent part of our 44th anniversary taking the Sandcastle Trail. What fun:) Andy is an awesome artist. I can hardly wait for our granddaughter (almost 2) to get big enough to bring for lessons:)

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