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Sandcastle Lessons

310 Padre Blvd, South Padre Island, TX 78597
+1 956-433-9948
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Cancelled Honeymoon

Andy has been amazing! When we called and told him we were coming for our honeymoon he gave us some... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
mmlehman11
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Houston, Texas
Best way to spend the day on SPI!

We had the best time on our return visit to see Andy. The new longer lessons are awesome! We had... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Dana B
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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
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Hours Today: 09:00 - 17:00
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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310 Padre Blvd, South Padre Island, TX 78597
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+1 956-433-9948
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Andy has been amazing! When we called and told him we were coming for our honeymoon he gave us some suggestions on where to go and what to do while on the island. Unfortunately we never made it to our lesson, we were hit by...More

1  Thank mmlehman11
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had the best time on our return visit to see Andy. The new longer lessons are awesome! We had admirers coming up asking questions and taking pictures. Andy is a great teacher and so much fun to hang out with. The best part was...More

1  Thank Dana B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Best Sandcastle Lessons in South Padre Island, Texas with Andy Hancock! Hands down, one of the best birthday presents ever and the funnest thing we did all week....and we did everything lol! I even took a private lesson while the guys were fishing! Andy is...More

Thank kamello7777
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very good beach activity for all ages. We have 4 kids ranging from 2-17, and everyone enjoyed the lesson. Andy is the best!

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Thank Natalitx
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had a lesson planned for 8 grandkids and they loved it. Andy was great, he kept it fun while being educational as well. Grandkids are wanting to do it again next year. Would recommend this experience to anyone visiting the island.

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Thank jwilson762
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our family of 8 was looking for something fun to do during our stay at South Padre. I found Andy online and booked sandcastle lessons. This ended up being the highlight of our trip. It was a little expensive but was totally worth it! Andy...More

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1  Thank Hildie W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a group of 8 and Andy was awesome. He kept the kids engaged and thought them a little science in the meantime - oh and the sand castle we built was amazig. A fantastic time for the whole family! Highly recommend this.

Thank Ryan H
Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

Andy and Max were awesome! Our family had a great time. We learned easy things to make an awesome sandcastle. Highly recommend these guys. It was the best day at the beach

Thank Princass0428
Reviewed 12 August 2017

We didn't attend a lesson, simply ordered the tools for our trip to Cannon Beach, Oregon, and watched the youtube videos. Andy responded personally to our requests and oversaw the shipment of our toolset so that it arrived right on time. We had a great...More

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Thank Steve M
Reviewed 6 August 2017

Andy and Max were great. We had a a group of 10 people that included grandparents, parents and kids, and everyone had a great time! We talked about how fun this was the entire rest of the trip to SPI. We would all highly recommend...More

Thank dccowan
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Brit_Films
12 July 2015|
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Response from SandcastleAndy | Property representative |
Yes. We pride ourselves on being a true family activity where everyone is included. From small children, 2 and up, through to the grandparents we can accommodate everyone and provide shade and a unique teaching area where... More
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Texas_suz
17 May 2015|
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Response from TexasSculptor | Property representative |
Hi Texas_Suz Thanks for contacting Trip advisor about us! Lessons start at $125 per hour for up to 10 people and this includes 1 basic toolkit which includes enough for two people. however we know that 1 hour goes by... More
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TexasSculptor
6 February 2015|
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Response from TexasSculptor | Property representative |
YES! - from 8am thru 5pm in the summer and whatever time suits the clients in the winter - you have to book in advance as we don't do "open" classes. This avoids disappointment for our clients.
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