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Sandy Feet Sandcastle Services

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117 E Saturn Ln, South Padre Island, TX 78597-7347
+1 956-459-2928
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South Padre Island Sandcastling
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A former high school English teacher, Lucinda "Sandy Feet" Wierenga invented the job of sandcastle instructor 30 years ago, and she has taught more people how to have fun on the beach than anyone else on the planet. Author of the best selling book "Sandcastles Made Simple," she is the owner of the (SPI) SandBox Inn - a guesthouse/sandcastle academy.
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“hour lesson” (5 reviews)
“great fun” (4 reviews)
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117 E Saturn Ln, South Padre Island, TX 78597-7347
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was the best part of our spring break vacation, BY FAR. It was so informative, fun and relatively inexpensive. We have two active teenage boys and they absolutely enjoyed it also. We all learned a lifelong skill with an amazing instructor in Lucinda.

Thank Serge K
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spisandy, Owner at Sandy Feet Sandcastle Services, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

So glad you enjoyed it... may your sand stand! :)

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A lot more fun than I thought it would be. Great family fun and rewarding too! Highly recommend it!!!

Thank ViperDuke73
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Reviewed February 24, 2018

Lucinda created a wonderful sand sculpture heart on the beach for a family wedding. She was very reasonably priced and responded quickly to create a heart wall with names of the wedding couple. She has lots of experience and ideas after over 30 years of...More

Thank Judy J
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spisandy, Owner at Sandy Feet Sandcastle Services, responded to this reviewResponded February 26, 2018

I can do complicated, expensive stuff too! ;-) But I am really happy to be able to provide quality sandsculpture for all kinds of special occasions that will fit just about any budget. I love my job!

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Reviewed October 2, 2017

Used Sandy Feet the first full day of vacation. Family learned how to really build sand castles. Worth the money. She let us borrow a bunch of tools for the week we were there at no extra charge. Very patient with younger builders. Helped build...More

Thank robert w
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Reviewed August 12, 2017 via mobile

We booked an hour lesson for our family of 4 with Sandy Feet. They were wonderful with communication and flexible enough to meet our scheduling needs. Emerson met us on the beach, close to our hotel prompt and friendly. He was knowledgeable, patient, and fun....More

Thank Dana P
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spisandy, Owner at Sandy Feet Sandcastle Services, responded to this reviewResponded August 14, 2017

Thanks so much! Emerson is my nephew and I could not be prouder of what a good job he does with the lessons.:)

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Reviewed August 8, 2017 via mobile

We took a lesson from Emerson. He arrived on time, was very patient with our 8 and 9 year old sons, and did a great job explaining how to build the sand castle. He showed us many different techniques and my family really enjoyed working...More

Thank Lauren D
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Reviewed August 4, 2017

We had a great time with Lucinda and our sand castle lesson. She is such an artist and able to teach the craft in an entertaining way.

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Reviewed August 3, 2017 via mobile

This was by far the highlight of our family trip to South Padre Island. Emerson was fantastic at teaching is the basics of sand castle building. My husband and kids (21 and 15 yrs) had a blast as well. I highly recommend the extended session,...More

Thank Christina D
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Reviewed July 31, 2017 via mobile

Well worth the money. Sandy was great. She's been doing this for 30 years so this is a legit lesson, without all the costly tool kits. When you're done you'll be building your own castle light years ahead of where you were (with DIY tools)....More

Thank Jim C
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Reviewed July 20, 2017

We booked a 1.5 hour session on July 18, 2017 in the afternoon for our 5 kids ages 6-12 and it was fantastic!!! He showed them techniques and helped them to build an amazing sand castle. The price was reasonable for the amount of time...More

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