When the Beach is Your Castle ... 8 Sandcastles You Won't Believe

8 Incredible Sand Castles8 Incredible Sand CastlesWith the official start of summer, my thoughts are consumed by planning our potential trips to the beach. Sun, swimming and of course the sand - all three have endless possibilities for summer fun. One skill that I never quite mastered is the art of the sand castle. Mine always turned out like lumps of sand that would soon get stepped on. But unlike me, there are some sand castle over-achievers in the world. The talent, attention to detail, and crazy imaginations behind those outlandish works of art is something to marvel at. Check out these 8 incredible sand castles!





Dragon DangerDragon Danger1. Dragon Danger
This sand sculptor paid such close attention to detail. I'm almost scared the dragon will come alive!











Related: 20 incredible tree houses from around the world






ViolinViolin2. Violin
How do you practice this thing? The violinist looks awfully serious...























Face and HandsFace and Hands3. Face and Hands
This slightly simpler sculpture is still beautiful and well beyond my sand castle expertise. The colored eyes are a nice touch.











Related: 25 outrageously tiny houses you've never seen before




Frogs and PeopleFrogs and People4. Frogs and People
There's a lot of imagination in this cool sculpture. It looks like it could be a fountain!
















Piano ManPiano Man5. Piano Man
Sing us a song ... with a dragon? What an adventurous piano man!















SoccerSoccer6. World Cup
This sculpture honors all the most soccer-crazed countries. I just want to kick the soccer ball!













Related: 10 unbelievable beds you'll wish were yours




Dream CastleDream Castle7. Awesome Castle
I wouldn't mind a beach castle like that. What an incredible view!















Fairy TaleFairy Tale8. Fairy Tale
This sand cottage looks to good to be true. The dwarves and witch add a whimsical touch. And the bushes are so intricate!











- By Devan McGuiness
Follow Devan on Babble


For 7 more sandcastles you won't believe, visit Babble!


MORE ON BABBLE

The 25 biggest, most expensive houses in the world
20 incredible cottages right off the pages of a storybook
The 25 most outrageous swimming pools...EVER
20 unique, DIY headboards you won't find at Pottery Barn
The 20 most expensive kitchen gadgets

Babble | Babble.com
Stay connected. Follow Babble on Facebook and Twitter.