Garden City Chapel and Retreat is located in Garden City Beach, South Carolina, just seven miles south of Myrtle Beach.  The Chapel offers the finest Christian retreat on the east coast with great facilities and an excellent location.  The campus is nestled between the powerful Atlantic Ocean and the peaceful inlet.  Garden City Chapel has become a retreat center to 10,000 campers every year from across 22 states.

Garden City Chapel and Retreat provides numerous facilities for different needs, including: 11 dorms, a pool, the Sea Shack snack bar, the Bagnel Youth building and the chapel complex that includes a large and small auditorium. Outdoor areas are available for football, volleyball, basketball, soccer and more.

We strive to provide a clean, safe, friendly, and useful environment for our guests to have a spiritual retreat.

“Our retreat was outstanding!  We loved the location and the facilities are excellent.”   Jeff, Gastonia, North Carolina

  • Dorms
  • Recreation
  • Sea Shack
  • Pool
  • Palmetto House
  • Interior Dorm Pics
Garden City Chapel & Retreat features 11 dorm buildings. Each building includes male and female bunk rooms with bathrooms, kitchens, dining areas and meeting space. Each group has its own space for retreat.

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Our recreation facilities include half-court and full-court basketball, sand-court volleyball, and a large field that can be used for various activities including football, ultimate Frisbee, group games, etc.

Pictures of Recreation areas

The Sea Shack is open during the summer months, serving Chick-fil-A sandwiches, pizza, Coca-Cola products, hard serve ice cream, smoothies, hot and iced coffees, sweet tea, and other snacks.

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The pool is 40 x 100 feet with a 20-foot deck and it is only available for those staying at the Chapel. It is open late May – August and into the fall as weather permits.

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The Palmetto House is our on-campus house that is available for rent for cooks, speakers, musicians, etc.

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Click below to see Interior Dorm Pictures

Interior Dorm Pictures