35 Incredible Beach Sculptures You Won’t Believe Are Made Of Sand

| May 8, 2016 | 2 Comments
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by MMK,

Bringing your shovel and pail to the beach this summer? The competition has gotten mighty stiff.

1.  World’s Tallest Sand Castle – New Jersey

35 Incredible Beach Sculptures You Won’t Believe Are Made of Sand

On October 29, 2013, Ed Jarrett broke the Guinness World Record for the Tallest Sandcastle for the fourth time. The sculpture stood 38 feet, 2 inches tall on Jenkinson’s Beach in Point Pleasant.

2. Humpty Dumpty – Australia

2. Humpty Dumpty – Australia

3. Hotel

35 Incredible Beach Sculptures You Won’t Believe Are Made of Sand

4. Geometric Sand Castles

35 Incredible Beach Sculptures You Won’t Believe Are Made of Sand

35 Incredible Beach Sculptures You Won’t Believe Are Made of Sand

These castles by Calvin Seibert look simpler than others on the list, but I love that they’re made in a natural setting, and without all the fancy equipment and special sand.

5. Rapunzel’s Tower

35 Incredible Beach Sculptures You Won’t Believe Are Made of Sand

Can you spot her ‘letting her hair down’?

6.  Here Is the Church…

5. Rapunzel’s Tower

Bonus points if you can finish the nursery rhyme this sculpture represents!

7. Valencia, Spain

35 Incredible Beach Sculptures You Won’t Believe Are Made of Sand

8. Fairy Tale Castle – Zandsculpturen Festival, Belgium9-Sand-Sculpture-Festival-in-Blankenberge

35 Incredible Beach Sculptures You Won’t Believe Are Made of Sand

9. Palace of the Queen of Hearts – Zandsculpturen Festival, Belgium

35 Incredible Beach Sculptures You Won’t Believe Are Made of Sand

35 Incredible Beach Sculptures You Won’t Believe Are Made of Sand

10. Palace and Grounds – Netherlands

35 Incredible Beach Sculptures You Won’t Believe Are Made of Sand

11. Atlantis

35 Incredible Beach Sculptures You Won’t Believe Are Made of Sand

12. Stubborn Turnip – Bulgaria

35 Incredible Beach Sculptures You Won’t Believe Are Made of Sand

13. Sleeping Beauty’s Castle

35 Incredible Beach Sculptures You Won’t Believe Are Made of Sand

Can you spot Maleficent standing guard?

14. Illuminated Castle

35 Incredible Beach Sculptures You Won’t Believe Are Made of Sand

15. Princess and Her Castle

35 Incredible Beach Sculptures You Won’t Believe Are Made of Sand

16. Castle with Many Roofs

35 Incredible Beach Sculptures You Won’t Believe Are Made of Sand

17.  Nativity Scene – Venice

35 Incredible Beach Sculptures You Won’t Believe Are Made of Sand

18. Castle with Arches

35 Incredible Beach Sculptures You Won’t Believe Are Made of Sand

Love the detail of the “boulders” out front, and how the archways seem to defy gravity!

19. Unearthed Man – Harrison Hot Springs, BC

35 Incredible Beach Sculptures You Won’t Believe Are Made of Sand

Sculptures don’t have to be tall to be mind-blowing.

20. Castle in a Forest

35 Incredible Beach Sculptures You Won’t Believe Are Made of Sand

Something about those trees is too adorable!

21. Dragon Eats Castle Builder

35 Incredible Beach Sculptures You Won’t Believe Are Made of Sand

Sweet revenge.

22. Dragon Dwellers – Harrison Hot Springs, BC

35 Incredible Beach Sculptures You Won’t Believe Are Made of Sand

Built by Walter McDonald and William Lloyd for the 2008 Tournament of Champions in British Columbia, Canada.

23. Praying Monk – Texas

35 Incredible Beach Sculptures You Won’t Believe Are Made of Sand

Another masterpiece by Walter McDonald and William Lloyd, built for the Sandfest Competition at Port Aransas, Texas.

24. Mechanical Mind – Federal Way, Washington

35 Incredible Beach Sculptures You Won’t Believe Are Made of Sand

35 Incredible Beach Sculptures You Won’t Believe Are Made of Sand

This epic sand being was built for the International Sand Sculpture championships in Federal Way, Washington.

25. Winnie the Pooh & Friends

35 Incredible Beach Sculptures You Won’t Believe Are Made of Sand

26. Castle on a Mountaintop

35 Incredible Beach Sculptures You Won’t Believe Are Made of Sand

The waterfalls are what make this one epic.

27.  Tall Castle with Road

35 Incredible Beach Sculptures You Won’t Believe Are Made of Sand

An entry into the 2010 International Sand Sculpture Competition in Portugal.

28. Sheikh Zayed Mosque

35 Incredible Beach Sculptures You Won’t Believe Are Made of Sand

29.  Brick Castle – St. Helier, New Jersey

35 Incredible Beach Sculptures You Won’t Believe Are Made of Sand

I can’t imagine how long it took to carve each individual stone.

30.  Giant Sand Castle – Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

35 Incredible Beach Sculptures You Won’t Believe Are Made of Sand

31.  Sand City – Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

35 Incredible Beach Sculptures You Won’t Believe Are Made of Sand

Another example of impressive archways.

32.  On the Road to Oz – Portugal

35 Incredible Beach Sculptures You Won’t Believe Are Made of Sand

35 Incredible Beach Sculptures You Won’t Believe Are Made of Sand

33.  Simpson Family – Fiesa Sand Sculpture Festival, Portugal

35 Incredible Beach Sculptures You Won’t Believe Are Made of Sand

34.  Ganesha

35 Incredible Beach Sculptures You Won’t Believe Are Made of Sand

Created by renowned sand artist Sudarshan Pattnaik, this sculpture of Lord Ganesh encourages attendees of the Ganesh Chaturthi festival to care about the environment.

35.  Fairy Palace – NYC

35 Incredible Beach Sculptures You Won’t Believe Are Made of Sand

Not every sand castle lives at the beach! Professional sand castle modeler Matt Long earns up to $70k for his magnificent creations.

Photos Via: Distractify
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