ShoreWay Acres Inn & Cape Cod Lodging

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The Perfect Place on Cape Cod for Events

At ShoreWay Acres Inn & Cape Cod Lodging, we consider all events to be special, and we customize every one to meet each group’s specific needs. In an era of on-line meetings, assembly line banquets, and the same old “cookie cutter” templates for reunions, retreats, and even weddings; we strive to help our event planners and group leaders create personalized and memorable events.

Our expansive lawns, barbecue grills, and picnic areas offer many outdoor venues for everything from meeting breaks in the gazebo, lobster clambakes, “tailgate” luncheons, and military memorial ceremonies on the lawn to outdoor tented hospitality areas for family reunions and wedding receptions. Our indoor facilities include four meeting parlors, a spacious indoor pool area, a poolside balcony parlor, and banquet facilities accommodating up to 200 guests. Our staff would be happy to tailor each area to your own event theme. Assistance is also available from our resident floral and gift designer, Shelley-Baker Vance, a Falmouth artisan whose studio, “The Salty Mermaid,” is located right here at the inn.

The inn’s convenient village location, within easy walking distance of Falmouth’s Main Street and Surf Drive Beach, offers so many opportunities to create unique activities and events for your group. Perhaps you would like to take professional family reunion photos at the beach. You will find excellent “retro 50’s and 60’s” class reunion props and favors from “Blast from the Past” Nostalgia Shop on Main Street. Attend an Art Cocktail Reception at the Gallery on Main. Dining options include some quick, cost-saving take-out or sit-down meals from hometown favorites such as Country Fare, The Quarterdeck, Simply Divine Pizza, Betsy’s Diner, Pie in the Sky, Steve’s Pizza and more.

Relax and indulge with a wedding party spa day at Bellezza Day Spa or mani-pedis at Cranberry Nails or Ten Perfect Nails. Take an “ice cream break” at Ghelfi’s or Ben and Bill’s. Dine “Around the World” with visits to Falmouth’s many ethnic eateries: Liam Maguire’s Irish Pub, La Cucina Sul Mare’s Northern Italian Cuisine, Anejo’s Mexican Bistro, The Golden Swan’s Authentic Indian Cuisine, Gourmet Garden Chinese Restaurant and Sushi Bar, Osteria La Civetta’s Authentic Italian Fare and Estia‚Äôs Greek Cuisine.

Traditional and trendy nightlife can be found at Liam Maguire’s just around the corner from the inn.

Reunions and Retreats

Make Your Next Reunion or Retreat a Truly Memorable One at ShoreWay Acres Inn & Cape Cod Lodging:

  • Countryside Setting, just a stroll from Main Street & Beach
  • Extensive Grounds, Lawn Games, Gazebos, BBQ grills, Umbrellas & Chaises
  • 70 Guest Rooms, Traditional and Contemporary, including Family Rooms & Suites
  • Indoor Dining or Seasonal Outdoor Tented Dining for up to 200
  • Indoor and Outdoor Hospitality Areas Customized to Each Group’s Activities
  • ShoreWay Acres’ Unique, Cost-Saving B.Y.O.B. Cocktail Service
  • Full or Continental Breakfast Daily
  • Indoor Heated Pool & Seasonal Outdoor Pool, Men’s and Ladies’ Saunas
  • Hiking, Biking, Jogging Trails
  • Nearby Golf, Spa Services and Ferries to Martha’s Vineyard Island
  • Assistance in Planning Spouse Programs and Outings


ShoreWay Acres Inn & Cape Cod Lodging features a variety of indoor and outdoor venues for creating customized and memorable meetings, reunions, retreats, and other events…perhaps an outdoor coffee break in our garden gazebo, a Seafood and Raw Bar served in a rowboat, a “tailgate party” cookout with relay races and lawn games, a “wine cellar” tapas and wine tasting, an authentic Lobster Clambake on the lawn, a “Taste of Cape Cod” stations dinner, or a poolside ice cream sundae dessert bar. Outdoor tented meeting and hospitality areas on our expansive lawns are popular venues. Our Falmouth, MA inn is particularly well suited for association meetings and conferences, team-building and training seminars, reunions and retreats and other events where a relaxed atmosphere is essential.

Full or continental breakfast can be included, dinner can be casual or formal and can be served indoors or outdoors, weather permitting. Our unique, cost-saving B.Y.O.B. cocktail service is extremely popular…quality bar service without the expensive bar bills!

For additional group services, please inquire about: Live entertainment for sing-alongs, karaoke, trivia and/or dancing, spouse programs and seminars, floral and coastal design centerpieces, customized calligraphy menus, golf outings, fishing charters, outdoor cigar and brandy bars, cigar cruises, transportation arrangements and more.

For your customized Meeting, Reunion, Retreat or Event Package, please click ShoreWay Acres Inn & Cape Cod Lodging Request for Proposal.

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