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Sandcastle Lessons

310 Padre Blvd, South Padre Island, TX 78597
+1 956-433-9948
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Conference Team Building

Andy lead several groups of us from colleges all around Texas in a friendly sandcastle building... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Chris R
A great day building sandcastles

Andy is awesome!! We had a great time taking his class. He left us with all of the knowledge... read more

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago
markaI9750EY
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San Antonio, Texas
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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: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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310 Padre Blvd, South Padre Island, TX 78597
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Andy lead several groups of us from colleges all around Texas in a friendly sandcastle building competition. I was admittedly a bit unsure about the experience but I can't tell you how much fun we had. We learned some basic techniques and were off. Andy...More

Thank Chris R
SandcastleAndy, Owner at Sandcastle Lessons, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you Chris R! Your assistance was invaluable yesterday while we were on the clock to teach everyone how to make a great castle in a short time! It was great to see such a great group on the beach and having their conference all...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Andy is awesome!! We had a great time taking his class. He left us with all of the knowledge needed to build sandcastles anywhere we go. A wonderful day!!!

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Andy was wonderful! Will definitely book again and will recommend to other friends and family!!!!!!!

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Thank veronicavG1613EG
Reviewed 6 October 2017

6 girlfriends and 1 giant sandcastle = loads of fun! Andy was great. Easy to talk to, friendly, obviously a very experienced builder and ready with tips, tricks and vision for a perfect sandcastle. Highly recommended for a lot of fun with family or friends!

Thank Nancy I
Reviewed 28 September 2017 via mobile

Wow! Andy taught me so much about sand! Our sand castle lesson was a blast! Entertaining, educational, funny and refreshing! We all had fun and I actually was able to recreate our castle the next day. The people on the beach thought I was a...More

Thank sarahnoel
Reviewed 16 September 2017

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 9 September 2017

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 25 August 2017

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 24 August 2017

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 22 August 2017

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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Brit_Films
13 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
18 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
7 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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