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“Great sand castle lesson by Andy”
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, Wheelchair access, Food available for purchase, Activities for young children, Bathroom facilities
Reviewed July 22, 2014

Andy did a wonderful job with our handful of 5 young kids we brought him. He was very knowledgable about sand and the science behind sand castle building. He had the kids building in 10 min after we got there. He was patient with the young ones 3, 4, 5 and 9 year olds. Very good value for the money.

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Reviewed July 21, 2014

We so enjoyed seeing Andy's creations and were blessed to meet the artist at one of his creations. SPI leaders need to encourage this type of unique attraction for the Island.

1  Thank Donn T
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Reviewed July 20, 2014 via mobile

Andy is truly a master of the sandcastle art and made the event as much fun for the parents as the kids. Andy has a great sense of humor and easily guides everyone through the basics of building a sandcastle that will draw attention from everyone on the beach. Well worth every penny! Andy provides all the tools and even gives you a bag loaded with tools to keep. The only poor choice made was our scheduling from 2-4. It got quite hot but Andy kept everyone going but I would avoid the hottest part of the day on return trips. It's fun to see Andy's artwork throughout the island knowing you just worked with him. This is a must do on Padre Island

Thank Mlsmith142
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Reviewed July 17, 2014

We just had our first sandcastle lesson with Andy and loved it! I took my 3 daughters ages 7,8, and 10 and they all were able to learn some building basics that they will be able to apply to all future sandcastles....either at the beach or our local beaches at the lake! Thanks Andy for a great morning!

Thank daddyof5girls
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Reviewed July 16, 2014

This is our fourth time taking Andy's sandcastle lessons. Everyone always has a great time. Andy is extremely personable and great at teaching his art to all ages. We have learned different techniques each time we visit and look forward to next year.

Thank Laura P
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