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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...more
117 E Saturn Ln, South Padre Island, TX 78597-7347
So you thought you knew how to build a sand castle?! Nope! Not until you get to work with these professional artist! You get to learn all the tips, tricks, and techniques to create an awesome sand sculpture! So fun! Could have done this all...More
This is something you just have to try while on SPI. Our four kids ages 6 through 17, all had a ball doing this.(so did we) Probably one of the top memories of our trip.
Lucinda teaches in a fun and natural way and she...More
Booked same day during Memorial Day weekend 2018, fun and entertaining. Kiddos each learned by building their own castle while she used hers as the example. Very impressed with her teaching skills, patient and good at redirecting little ones. We take a lot of beach...More
Thank steven L
spisandy, Owner at Sandy Feet Sandcastle Services, responded to this reviewResponded 28 May 2018
I very much enjoyed the time spent with your lovely family - and may your sand stand! :)
Definitely one of the highlights of our trip. We initially had to cancel on the original day due to rain. Fortunately the next day another activity we had planned was canceled. The weather the next day was also very sunny and warm. We made a...More
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
spisandy, Owner at Sandy Feet Sandcastle Services, responded to this reviewResponded 2 April 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
spisandy, Owner at Sandy Feet Sandcastle Services, responded to this reviewResponded 26 February 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!
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
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
spisandy, Owner at Sandy Feet Sandcastle Services, responded to this reviewResponded 14 August 2017
Thanks so much! Emerson is my nephew and I could not be prouder of what a good job he does with the lessons.:)
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