Vacations are about more than sightseeing, beaches, and dreamy vacation homes with unbelievable views…the best vacations involve all of the above plus exciting nights spent in local hot spots boogying with beautiful people. You want to return home with stories of exciting adventures that will leave your friends and family green with envy that they weren’t able to join you and when you mingle with the locals at the hottest dance spots you are guaranteed to experience vacation nirvana. Our great staff at New England Vacation Retreats recently put in some extra research hours, seeking out the hottest dance clubs on the Island just for your dancing pleasures…keep reading for the list!


If tasty tapas, signature martinis, and DJ’s spinning the hottest music for you to dance to sounds like your idea of a great time, emBargo on the Cape are the one place you can’t miss on your Cape Cod vacation. Sip a popsicle martini and just try to keep your toes from tapping as DJ Chris Liberty and DJ White Chocolate spin hip-hop and club mixes with hopping beats. Dragalicious karaoke nights will have you laughing and singing along with your favorite songs! Location: 453 Main Street, Hyannis.

Trader Ed’s 

Move to the harbor and enjoy a magical night dancing to the music of local bands playing against the backdrop of a moonlit ocean; dancing under the stars could become your new addiction. Summer weekends on the Cape are designed for romance and shenanigans and you will find the best of both at Trader Ed’s! Location: 1 Willow Street, Hyannis. 


Day bands, night bands, and ladies’ nights every Friday give this place an edge over the other dance clubs in the area. Family friendly afternoons feature beach parties, a Jimmy Buffett party, and Red Sox Fridays, while the after dark portion of the entertainment offers a little more “edgy” party. Drag karaoke is featured at this fun night club as well! Bring your comfortable dancing shoes and boogie the night away with Cape Codders and tourists alike at Sundancers in West Dennis on Cape Cod. Location: 116 Main Street West Dennis.

New England Vacation Rentals  

Long days spent exploring, sightseeing, and swimming in the ocean followed by long nights partying under the stars of a Massachusetts summer night will give you THE vacation experience of a lifetime! Book your New England Vacation Rentals home today and discover the joy and magic that is a Cape Cod getaway—life is better on the island!