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Captiva Chapel By-The-Sea

11580 Chapin Lane, Captiva Island, FL 33924
+1 239-472-1646
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See the history of this old church!

I LOVE old churches, so when we stayed at Jensen's Twin Palms Cottages & Marina we walked on over... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Cape Coral, Florida
Lovely chapel

We like to go to this quaint chapel in December. Everyone is so friendly and welcoming. It is... read more

Reviewed 30 April 2017
Columbus, Ohio
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11580 Chapin Lane, Captiva Island, FL 33924
+1 239-472-1646
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I LOVE old churches, so when we stayed at Jensen's Twin Palms Cottages & Marina we walked on over to see this church. We had heard of the "outside" services before, but there was a book in our room that gave us much more history...More

Thank DianeF46
Reviewed 30 April 2017

We like to go to this quaint chapel in December. Everyone is so friendly and welcoming. It is very pleasant. We like to visit the cemetery and visit the graves. People leave seashells on the head stones. it fits right in with this very laid...More

Thank phillipschick09
Reviewed 26 April 2017

Attend services every time we are here. Services at 11:00 am. Inside and outside seating. The Pastor sticks his head out of the window to address those sitting outside. The church is involved in many local charities. Friendly congregation! All are welcome!

Thank Lordylan
Reviewed 5 April 2017

Although we had walked around by the chapel and explored the old cemetery, we decided to attend the ecumenical service at the Chapel by the Sea on Sunday. Sitting outside under the trees, listening to the waves on the beach, and watching the minister preach...More

1  Thank kayakqueen2013
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Reviewed 29 March 2017 via mobile

Bike riding by this little chapel and my wife and I have a tradition a saying a prayer of thanks wherever we go; from great European cathedrals to modest chapels. Think God is everywhere but it's good to hedge your bets. We stopped here and...More

1  Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 20 March 2017

The Chapel and the cemetery are well marked with historical information and a very interesting stop on this small island.

1  Thank Ellen K
Reviewed 15 March 2017

This Chapel is a very small, simple structure tucked away among large trees. There are also plenty of Sea-Grape Bushes all around. It only seats 60 people, and the surrounds are quiet and peaceful – very appropriate for a place of worship for the locals....More

2  Thank TheExplorerFamily
Reviewed 11 February 2017

Next to Captiva's Library, also a very well kept secret, the cemetery reveals a more realistic side of Captiva than the multimillion dollar homes, ocean access and great seashell hunting. There is some history here. People actually live here and settled here. Very small, but...More

2  Thank lheadley
Reviewed 11 February 2017

This building is the original schoolhouse on Captiva. It was transformed into a very picturesque chapel that still functions today. Adjacent is a graveyard for some of the founding fathers of the island and their relatives.

2  Thank carandken
Reviewed 30 January 2017 via mobile

Year six finally found us at Christmas Service at the Chapel by the 🌊 Sea With children and grandchildren Incredible location service facility & community! So glad we had the opportunity to attend Great to visit the Chapel any time of the year! Do not...More

2  Thank WeTell
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May C
Hours of services? /month of July.
12 June 2015|
Response from CapBeachVilla |
From Chapels website: We worship at 11:00 am, every Sunday, from the second week of November through the month of April and encourage you to visit any time of the year.