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Built by Spanish missionaries in 1750, services are still conducted in this little yellow chapel that is considered to be the first church established in the Caribbean.
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We took a ride from the beach to escape the heat with the car's AC and arrived just as a mass was starting. Much larger attendance than I would have expected for a Tue afternoon, most people were seated outside on benches. Apparently they have...More

Thank FrankF14304
Reviewed 2 days ago

Visited in Sept 2017 on a Rover Jeep Tour with DePalms Tours. This was one of our stops. Even though it was quick, it was beautiful inside!

Thank TinaMac808
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Such a beauty. So quaint and spiritual. I said a prayer when I entered. The guide told us the story behind the chapel. Loved how peaceful it was.

Thank Brenda S
Reviewed 6 days ago

We had the wonderful experience of attending Mass at the Alta Vista Chapel while we were in Aruba. We were told Mass was at 5:00 on Tuesday Evening. In fact - it didn't start until 5:30. We were surprised at how crowded it was. All...More

Thank NHTraveler1313
Reviewed 1 week ago

I am not Catholic however I did find the chapel a worth while stop on our tour. The location was beautiful and serene.

Thank mrs04d
Reviewed 1 week ago

If religious you may want to visit the oldest, smallest Chapel with no washroom. If nature really call hit the bushes. I would recommend that they build a washroom close to the chapel

Thank gem_dawson2006
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Even for those not much into churches or religious sites, this is a worthy visit for the views alone. "Alto vista"= high view. Also, there were plenty of free parking, and refreshment stands outside of the chapel. We took the opportunity to enjoy some fresh...More

Thank Michael L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We liked the history of this chapel, we visited with Around Aruba Tour in our UTV excursion, beautiful view from the top and they have a really good coconut water there.

Thank Yaitza M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited as part of a UTV tour. Lovely history described to us and the church which was rebuilt in the 1950s was very well presented. Worth a visit. There are a couple of souvenir/refreshment stalls outside.

Thank Charlotte1011
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited while on a tour with Ian from off road evolution (great tour guide). Happened to be 2 months to the day after my mother passed away. Provided a very spiritual experience

Thank rico97
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July 28, 2015|
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Response from Artieg419 | Reviewed this property |
Please check with either the church or the Aruba government