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Address: 2612 Gulf Blvd, Beach Access 7, South Padre Island, TX 78597-6940
Phone Number: +1 956-433-9948
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Sun - Sat 08:00 - 17:00
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
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We are pleased to be the premier sandcastle lesson company in the USA and...

We are pleased to be the premier sandcastle lesson company in the USA and operate from Boomerang Billy's beach Bar on South Padre Island. Our aim is to make your family vacation one to remember, and we supply everything - you just bring your smile. We recommend that you secure your booking before your visit by e-mail, phone or text (please include your name if texting). (** we have a new booking engine on the site - Jan 2016 credit cards accepted) 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 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. We even include tools for the truly inspired! - See you on the best beach in Texas!

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best vacation ever

What a wonderful experience. I scheduled the appointment for my daughter's birthday and what a great idea. We had the time of our lives. Andy our instructor was over the top. We... read more

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5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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Grantsville, Utah
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Grantsville, Utah
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

What a wonderful experience. I scheduled the appointment for my daughter's birthday and what a great idea. We had the time of our lives. Andy our instructor was over the top. We now build sandcastles that people stop and take pictures of. No more plastic mold sandcastles for us. Thanks Andy for the incredible experience.

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Friendswood
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Our families had a great afternoon learning, but mostly playing in the sand! Great fun for all from grandma to grandchildren and everyone in between.

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Gaithersburg, Maryland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Super fun, not just for kids! To celebrate a milestone bday, a college BFF and took our 1st trip to South Padre Island. This was the hilight of our trip by far. Andy set up a tent for us, as the weather was cloudy and raining. He showed us how to make a circle, then we made an amazing sandcastle... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our family of 5 (2 teens, 1 tween, and parents) had the best afternoon with Andy! We have no experience in building sand castles, and have never lived near an ocean/water. We were amazed at Andy's talent and his ability to teach and share it with us. In 3 short hours we built something that had everyone stopping to take... More 

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San Juan, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016

Awesome sand castle in the shape of a heart for my proposal. Loved it, was in shock when I saw it, so beautiful wanted to take it home. Andy is such an amazing person helping others to accomplish what they want in this case my fiance wanted to give me this wonderful surprise, and he did everything was just perfect.... More 

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Moorhead, Minnesota
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Great experience. Andy was fun, knowledgeable and a great teacher. We had a three hour lesson and created a great sandcastle. I would definitely recommend Sandcastle Lessons

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Fargo, North Dakota
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

A very fun (and educational) activity for the entire group/family. Andy is full of info and stories with a great sense of humor and great tidbits of knowledge. Helping create something many can enjoy is a blast.

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Fargo, North Dakota
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

We did the 3 hour session with 5 adults. We had such a great time. Learned A LOT and were impressed with how our castle turned out. This is an all ages thing to do. Andy is the best at his craft.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

Celebrated our creative friend's 40th birthday with a lesson from Andy! Wonderful and fun adventure for all of us. Highly recommend!

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Roswell, New Mexico
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

We spent the morning with Andy Hancock learning how to build a sandcastle. I now know why we could never make it work in the past! We had ssssoooooo much fun! The kids loved it but I don't think they had as much fun with it as the adults!!! It was the highlight of our trip!!! If you are headed... More 

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