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Captiva Chapel By-The-Sea

11580 Chapin Lane, Captiva Island, FL 33924
+1 239-472-1646
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Great at Christmas Time

My wife and I first visited here a few years ago at Christmas time. What a memorable experience... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Peteo72
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Cape Coral, Florida
Small slice of Captiva history

The chapel is a must see on Captiva. A charming slice of Captiva Island history. The chapel is free... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
SanibelMomof3
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Sanibel, FL
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LOCATION
11580 Chapin Lane, Captiva Island, FL 33924
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+1 239-472-1646
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"small cemetery"
in 7 reviews
"christmas lights"
in 6 reviews
"christmas eve"
in 6 reviews
"peaceful place"
in 5 reviews
"attend services"
in 3 reviews
"buried here"
in 3 reviews
"early settlers"
in 5 reviews
"short stop"
in 2 reviews
"steeped in history"
in 2 reviews
"location is beautiful"
in 2 reviews
"walked around"
in 2 reviews
"well worth the visit"
in 2 reviews
"local charities"
in 2 reviews
"outside seating"
in 2 reviews
"bike ride"
in 2 reviews
"historical information"
in 2 reviews
"small island"
in 2 reviews
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Reviewed 5 days ago

My wife and I first visited here a few years ago at Christmas time. What a memorable experience. Someone was kind enough to invite us along for Christmas Carols. A very very moving experience that is worth repeating

Thank Peteo72
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The chapel is a must see on Captiva. A charming slice of Captiva Island history. The chapel is free to visit and open during the fall/winter/spring months for church services.

Thank SanibelMomof3
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The definition of a "thin place" is "a place where the boundary between heaven and earth is especially thin. It’s a place where we can sense the divine more readily".. the perfection definition of Captiva Chapel by The Sea. We came as tourist then begin...More

Thank catsbyann
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Reviewed 11 May 2018

This is the most beautiful chapel in the world. It’s perfect, divine, quaint, pristine, ethereal and otherwise amazing.

Thank AtlantaAnne
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Reviewed 8 May 2018 via mobile

This is a Beautiful old Chapel, an opportunity to reflex on a time long ago when people worshiped on this small Island. Very well maintained and a nice spot to spend some time. Worth visiting.

Thank Captiva90
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Reviewed 27 April 2018

Been married 25 years. If i had to do it again this is where the wedding would be!!! Big weddings are over rated- vows, church, essential guests... thats all you need. If you could book here this is all you need then stay on the...More

Thank Tina P
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Reviewed 21 April 2018

this little chapel is so charming, and its quiet cemetery very moving. A must go place when in Captiva

Thank Yann L
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Reviewed 27 March 2018

a beautiful place nice service on sunday. You can sit or stand outside and hear the service. Historical venue.

Thank lottiesnana1
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Reviewed 3 March 2018 via mobile

We have been to Captiva many times but this was the first time the Chapel was open. The walls have names of all past pastors. The cemetery next to it is a must visit!

Thank Robin S
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Reviewed 3 March 2018

On aa busy little island there is still a place of peace and this is it. It is well worth the visit.

Thank thestonecutter
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317allie
11 August 2017|
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Response from domvse | Reviewed this property |
Sorry to answer so late Yes there is a free parking lot close to the chapel
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May C
12 June 2015|
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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.
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