15 Sand Castles That Are Blowing Our Minds

Does your grand plan for building a sand castle this summer require just a single bucket? And maybe a stick for a flag? Ours, too. But, as usual, there are some people out there who are a bit more ambitious. All over the world, professionals and amateurs alike hit the beach for a little artistic fun in the sun, and the results are seriously amazing. Whether you’re beach-bound this summer or just dreaming from your desk, we’ve rounded up 15 massively impressive sand sculptures we spotted on Pinterest, for some sunny inspiration.
Does it come with a crown?
Like a fancy beach bonfire.
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Seriously, how?
For the beachgoer with modern taste.
The detail!

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When can we move in?

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Creative and topical.

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A literal take on getting lost on the beach.
A temporary work of art.
This sandcastle proves optical illusions are amazing everywhere.
This is even bigger than Monica Geller's apartment.
As if just the castle weren't magical enough.
Definitely not a sand castle.
So. Much. Fun.
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