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Review of Sandcastle Lessons

Sandcastle Lessons
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Owner description: We are pleased to be the Premier Sandcastle Lesson company in the USA and operate exclusively from the Pearl South Padre Hotel on South Padre Island, Texas. We can come to your location too! Our aim is to make your family vacation one remember, and WE SUPPLY EVERYTHING - you just bring your Smile, Water, Hat, and Sunblock. 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 and tools 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. Your 1 FREE full toolkit in included for the truly inspired! - See you on the beach on South Padre Island - The Sandcastle Capital of the World. #WeDontDoBoring
Useful Information: Activities for older children, Bathroom facilities, Wheelchair access, Food available for purchase, Activities for young children
Reviewed August 8, 2013 via mobile

We had an incredible time. Andy is very personable and great with kids. We went with our kids and parents and he kept everyone interested the whole time. It's well worth the money spent.

1  Thank Carlos B
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Reviewed August 6, 2013 via mobile

Andy was great. An excellent and personable teacher who made sandcastle making fun. Would highly recommend thus to anyone with a family.

Thank docramos
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Reviewed August 4, 2013 via mobile

My wife and our two younger sons (13 and 9) did a two hour class with Andy. We leaned a lot and had lots of fun.

Having the class under the canopy is a nice touch. Although if you have more than 4 people in your group, some people will be in the sun

Two hours was a bit too long for our youngest. A 90 minute option would have been perfect.

Overall an excellent activity.

1  Thank Tom_and_KarenDfw
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Reviewed August 1, 2013

We had a great time, under the much appreciated shade of a canopy, learning to build sandcastles with Andy. He is gregarious and patient! My boys were enthralled listening to his easy to understand instructions and then spent a good hour shaping and crafting their castles. My boys are 14 and 12 but there were also children older and younger with another family and all were entertained. I highly recommend this activity! Thank you Andy for a wonderful time.

1  Thank Katherine906
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Reviewed July 28, 2013

The lesson was the funnest family oriented experience we had on the island. Andy is a fun guy and great with the kids. We had 5 kids with ages ranging between 10 and 21. We all had lots of fun and learned a lot. I (who consider myself extremely non-creative) was able to build a beautiful sand castle by the end of the lesson. Andy was very generous with his time. We went over the allocated hour and he did not charge us extra. He was more focused on us having a fun time than the time line of his lesson. Deffinitely worth trying.

Thank RitaIssa
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