5 Reasons to Fall in Love on the SOLARIS Yacht

The amazing fall season is upon us in the Sandestin and Destin area. It truly is one of the most wonderful times of the year. The fall season brings cooler temps, less humidity and less crowds. It’s a tranquil time of colorful sunsets, butterflies migrating throughout the air and crystal blue ocean waters. Do you need another reason to schedule a beach vacation?
It’s also one of the most wonderful times of the year on the SOLARIS yacht. If you’re looking for things to do in Destin in the fall, our year-round dinner cruises begin with a vibrant fall sunset and ends with dancing under the stars to live music. There are many reasons to ‘fall’ in love on the SOLARIS this fall season.
1. destin beach weddings to yacht weddingsDestin Weddings – From the majestic SOLARIS yacht to the sugar white beaches, SunQuest offers a variety of wedding venues in Destin Florida for any size group. Some of our couples enjoy the best of both worlds with a beach wedding followed by a sunset reception cruise on the SOLARIS yacht. Our couples also enjoy the best value with the services of our full-service wedding planners included in all Destin wedding packages. The fall season offers some of the best sunsets, weather and views from the SOLARIS sky deck as well as from the panoramic windows on the 2 other decks.
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2. Anniversaries – What’s a more romantic way to celebrate anniversaries in Destin Florida than on a luxurious 125 foot yacht? Our year-round sunset dinner cruises offer a memorable way to celebrate – including a 3 course, chef-prepared meal and dancing under the stars to live music. We even offer anniversary packages complete with premium champagne, flowers and more.
3. Engagements – We are honored to be part of numerous memorable engagements in destinengagements in Destin Florida on the SOLARIS yacht. One evening we had 8 couples get engaged on 1 of our dinner cruises. The SOLARIS sky deck is also a popular engagement spot as many have gotten down on one knee at sunset and sealed the deal with a kiss. We’ve had many couples who have gotten married at the exact same spot on the SOLARIS sky deck where they got engaged.
4. Wedding Celebrations – Our Destin wedding planners have been planning Destin reception-out-at-sea-whats-more-romantic-destin-weddings-on-the-solaris-yachtwedddings and related events for over 10 years. From small intimate gatherings to elaborate Florida destination weddings of 150, they can assist with any bridal events, including rehearsal dinners, bridal showers, bridal brunches, bachelor/bachelorette parties, engagement parties and more. Our event planners can assist with everything from start to finish, including decor, flowers, entertainment, accommodations and more.
5. Our promise – There’s a reason the SOALRIS and the entire SunQuest team (from the chefs to the wedding planners) have won review-based awards 7 years in a row from the Knot and WeddingWire. Based on Destin wedding testimonials only, SunQuest continues to excel as one of the top Destin wedding venues and top wedding planning services in Destin Florida. For over 12 years, we’ve worked closely with couples from all across the country from start to finish to make their wedding day as unique as the couple themselves.
Ready to fall in love on the SOLARIS? Request information from our wedding planners today.

Thanksgiving Buffet in Destin Fla | SOLARIS Yacht in Sandestin

Where to Eat in Destin for Thanksgiving?| Thanksgiving Buffet Cruises on SOLARIS Yacht in Sandestin

Relax on the water and indulge in a cornucopia of Thanksgiving cuisines
Celebrate Thanksgiving on the water on SunQuest Cruises’ Thanksgiving Buffet Cruises on the SOLARIS yacht in Sandestin on Thursday, November 27. Guests will enjoy a lavish Thanksgiving Buffet including a cornucopia of coastal and traditional cuisines, with the lunch cruise from 12-2 pm and the dinner cruise from 6-8 pm.
“What better way to celebrate Thanksgiving in Destin than on the water? We offer the most relaxing and unforgettable Thanksgiving experience as you let us do all the cooking, cleaning and decorating.” said James Murray, General Manager for SunQuest Cruises. “Just sit back, relax with family and take in the beautiful sights and great food. No crowds, no worries.”
The journey begins as guests are greeted on-board by Captain Matt and explore all three indoor and outdoor decks of the 125’ SOLARIS yacht. Whether it’s inside the elegant dining room with panoramic windows or on the open air decks, all seating on the SOLARIS yacht offers breathtaking scenic views of the beautiful local waters and landscape.
The SOLARIS chefs freshly prepare all meals aboard the yacht’s galley. The lavish Thanksgiving Buffet includes a Garlic and Herb-roasted Turkey with Giblet Gravy, Maple Ham, Southern Succotash, Shrimp and Grits with Andouille, Green Bean Casserole, Cornbread Dressing, Sweet Potato Casserole, Chef’s Special Thanksgiving Salad and an assortment of traditional Thanksgiving Desserts.
The Thanksgiving celebration continues through the weekend as the SOLARIS offers sunset and fine dining cruises on Friday, November 28 and Saturday, November 29 from 5-8 pm. The SOLARIS is the only dining and entertainment yacht in Northwest Florida, located at the all-inclusive Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort.
SunQuest Cruises’ SOLARIS Thanksgiving Buffet Cruise ranges from $20 – $58 per person, which includes a two-hour cruise and a delectable Thanksgiving buffet. Reservations are required here or by calling 850.650.2519.
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Things to Do in Destin Fla | Full Moon Cruise

Things to Do in Destin Fla | Full Moon Cruise on SOLARIS Yacht in Sandestin

Cruise for a cause as SunQuest Cruises partners with the Junior League of the Emerald Coast for a Full Moon Cruise on the SOLARIS yacht in Sandestin on Friday, November 7th from 7:30 – 10:30 p.m. The Junior League of the Emerald Coast is celebrating 50 years of making a difference in the community with a night of dining and dancing under the moonlight.
“Evenings on the water take on a whole new luster under the light of a full moon. This is the first in a series of Full Moon Cruises we will be hosting,” said James Murray, General Manager for SunQuest Cruises. “We’re thrilled to partner with this great organization to raise money to further their mission and make an impact in our community.”
The Junior League of the Emerald Coast began in 1964 with five women dedicated to making a difference in their community. Today, the Junior League of the Emerald Coast is an organization of nearly 300 Northwest Florida Panhandle women of diverse backgrounds who demonstrate an interest in and a commitment to voluntarism. The members of the Junior League of the Emerald Coast strive to uphold a mission of promoting voluntarism, developing the potential of women and improving the community.
“We are a diverse group of civic-minded women devoted to voluntarism and improving our communities,” stated Carly Harmer, President of the Junior League of the Emerald Coast. “We are looking forward to celebrating our 50th anniversary with the community this year and are working to ensure that the impact we have over the next 50 years is even greater!”
Guests will embark on an unforgettable evening as they are greeted by Captain Matt and explore all three indoor and outdoor decks of the SOLARIS yacht, including a silent auction. Delectable comfort foods freshly prepared by the SOLARIS chefs will be available throughout the yacht. The menu includes fresh Tomato Basil soup, grilled smoked cheese sandwiches, bruschetta margarita melts, shrimp, beef, veggie and chicken kabobs and more.
The indulgent evening continues with an irresistible S’mores Bar featuring an array of warm marshmallows, milk chocolate and graham crackers. Guests can also dance in the moonlight to live entertainment by well-known local DJ David Hall.
Boarding on the SOLARIS yacht begins at 6:30 p.m. at Sandestin’s Baytowne Marina, with the cruise from 7:30 – 10:30 p.m. The cost is $60 per person, which includes a three-hour cruise, food and live entertainment. Prior reservations are required by purchasing tickets at www.jlec.org or calling 850.269.7234.
About The Junior League of the Emerald Coast
As a member of the Association of Junior League’s International, the Junior League of the Emerald Coast is part of a global team with 293 Junior Leagues from the United States, Canada, Mexico, and the United Kingdom. Local members benefit from being a part of this global team by sharing ideas and community projects which are successful in other parts of the world and to use those experiences to better their own community.
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