With summer in full swing and beach weather officially here, sand castle season is officially upon us. But before you head to the beach to get started, you might want to get some inspiration from a few sand castle pros. These people clearly spent hours, if not days, crafting these beautiful and amazing sand castles, and the level of detail is just plain mind-blowing.
Check out some absolutely incredible sand castles below, and don't forget to vote for your favorite!
Just as impressive as the castle is what surrounds it.
Anchor up right next to your sand castle.
Check out the exposed brick. Pretty amazing.
Extra credit for including a sand forest.
Sand sculptures around the castle can really bring the whole thing together.
This must have taken forever to do.
Must be a pretty nice view from the top.
No castle is safe without an alligator to guard it.
For those who like their sand castles to tower over them.
A sand castle doesn't have to be big to be amazing.
Pretty sweet winding path through the castle.
Yes, that is Antonio Banderas standing in front of the sand castle.
Full scale version coming soon to a number of metropolitan cities.
Getting fancy with the architectural design with this one.
Fit for a king.
On the streets of New York City.
A small child could probably actually live in this one.
Pretty sure that castle is right next to a sand village.
That's a pretty heavy-duty sand door.
Very realistic. Well done.