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Sandestin Wine Festival Cruise – Champagne & Seafood

Sip, savor and sail as sparkling waves and soft breezes set the mood for SunQuest Cruises’s Champagne & Seafood Lunch Cruise on Friday, April 21st from 12 – 3 p.m. SunQuest Cruises presents the ultimate way to kick off the Sandestin Wine Festival just steps away on a 125 foot yacht. Patrons will embark on a culinary voyage of four decadent courses all paired with premium champagnes.
 
“The Sandestin Wine Festival is one of the most anticipated events of the year and our location just steps away makes it a perfect way to celebrate the start of the weekend,” stated James Murray, General Manager for SOLARIS. “Our chefs have created a signature menu that is art for the palette featuring fresh seafood and sparkling champagnes.”
 
This signature SOLARIS event begins with a Dockside Reception at noon at Sandestin’s Baytowne Marina. Guests can take in the panoramic views and fresh coastal breezes from the open-air sky deck while sipping a Cocomoso Cocktail (Chandon Brut Champagne with Coconut Sake) and savoring a Butter-Poached Lobster Salad atop a toasted French Baguette, Shrimp Ceviche and Tuna Nachos with sweet Wasabi Aioli. As the SOLARIS yacht cruises the open waters, the “Make Way” Course will be served, featuring Jumbo Sea Scallops with Pineapple Mango Compote paired with a French Prohibition Cocktail with Moet Imperial Champagne.
 
The culinary voyage continues with the “Waypoint” Course, including New England style Seafood Chowder and Chandon Sweet Star Champagne. The final “Marker” course features a Blackened-Redfish with Southern Style Cheese Grits and Creamed Maque Choux, paired with a Cliquot Yellow Label Champagne.
 
The SOLARIS Champagne & Seafood Lunch Cruise is $90 per person including a four-course meal, premium champagne pairings and two-hour cruise. The dockside reception begins at 12 p.m. with cruise from 1 – 3 p.m. Reservations required online or call 850.650.2519.
 
About SunQuest Cruises SOLARIS
Docked at Sandestin’s Baytowne Marina, SunQuest Cruises’ SOLARIS yacht is a magnificent 125 foot, 5,200 square foot yacht with three decks of indoor and outdoor spaces. The SOLARIS is the only dining and entertainment yacht in Northwest Florida, offering public dinner cruises year-round for up to 150 people. Since 2004, the award-winning SOLARIS has also served as a unique venue for Destin weddings/receptions, corporate functions, group activities and other events. The SOLARIS has been the recipient of several review-based accolades, including the “Best Wedding and Reception Venue” Knot award for eight consecutive years and the 2016/2017 WeddingWire Couples’ Choice award.
 
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Docked just steps away from the Sandestin Wine Festival, the SOLARIS yacht’s Champagne & Seafood Lunch Cruise on Friday, April 21st features four-courses with premium champagne pairings and a two-hour cruise.

Affordable Beach Wedding Destinations – Destin Florida

TravelersToday.com just named their Top Five Most Affordable Beach Weddings Destinations – among the list of luxurious destinations from Jamaica to Belize – is our own Destin Florida. And we couldn’t agree more that Destin Florida is one of the most affordable (and beautiful) Beach Wedding Destinations.
 
According to TravelersToday.com: “Beach weddings and even vow renewals are best celebrated in a wonderful beach destination. And if you are going on a beach wedding with only limited resources on your pockets, Florida is the perfect choice for you and for your future husband or wife. And for budget-friendly weddings in Florida, Destin offers less expensive nuptials compared to that of Miami and Panama City. The beaches in Destin drops-off rates especially when it is not peak season so you can actually save a lot while living the Florida wedding of your dream.”
 
Destin beach weddings are growing in popularity with our wedding planners as many couples want to get married on the sugar white beaches and then celebrate with a yacht reception on the SOLARIS in Sandestin. Our wedding planners can plan it all from one Destin wedding venue to the other, making it convenient and stress-free. Our wedding planners have been planning Destin weddings for over 12 years and know the ins and outs of making your wedding perfect. Our wedding planners have also been honored with the Knot’s Best of Weddings award for 8 consecutive years and the 2016/2017 WeddingWire Couples’ Choice award.
 
At the end of your wedding and reception, what are people going to take away from your wedding? What kind of experience did they have? With a destination wedding in Destin Florida, you can give them an unforgettable experience on the world’s most beautiful beaches without breaking the bank.
 
Destin Florida is one of the most popular drive-to destinations in Florida and also easily accessible by the variety of airlines and airports. With its year-round activities and amazing weather, Destin is a perfect location for a destination wedding. With the multitude of accommodations from condos to hotels to fit any budget, Destin offers a dream luxury beach wedding at a fraction of the price for you and your guests.
 
The SOLARIS yacht is also a perfect location for a wedding and/or reception following a Destin beach wedding because of its location. The SOLARIS is perfectly situated at the all-inclusive Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort, offering a variety of accommodations, entertainment, transportation, golf and other activities just steps away on property. Sandestin is on the “50-yard line” between many Destin wedding venues and wedding venues in the the amazing 30A area.
 
Contact our wedding planners today to discuss our affordable and flexible Destin beach wedding and reception packages.
 
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Destin Wedding Packages on the SOLARIS Yacht

The Sky’s the Limit on our Destin Wedding Packages

 
The SOLARIS yacht in Sandestin is a majestic Destin wedding venue offering a variety of features for a memorable and stress-free experience. Our Destin wedding packages were designed for the couples – to offer them an all-inclusive planning and wedding experience – regardless if they live locally or across the country. Also, all our wedding packages include the services of our dedicated, award-winning wedding planners who are with our couples from start to finish.
 
Our wedding planners work with our couples to customize the Destin wedding and reception packages as needed to make sure them and their guests get the experience they envision. We accommodate any group, big or small, with a variety of Destin wedding venues and packages. It’s our goal to be a one-stop wedding planning team for our couples.
 
SOLARIS Yacht Sandestin Wedding Packages
The SOLARIS is a luxury yacht with three decks of indoor and outdoor spaces and 5,300 square feet of space for up to 150 guests – offering weather-proof venue options. The operating company, SunQuest Cruises, has a dedicated wedding planning and catering team for all Destin yacht weddings and receptions.
 
Ceremony and reception packages begin at $2,300. Flexible wedding package options include a daytime or sunset ceremony on the open-air sky deck of the SOLARIS yacht. Couples get married in absolute privacy and with unlimited views of the Sandestin area and the majestic sunset. Wedding packages include decor, chairs, music and our captain as the officiant.
 
After your SOLARIS yacht wedding, the celebration continues immediately at the same venue – no worries about people getting lost or running late to the reception. Reception packages include semi-private or private charter options along with special wedding menus freshly prepared on-board by our chefs. Our wedding planners can handle everything from decor, flowers, music, specialty drinks from the bar and coordination with outside wedding vendors. They can even go the extra mile with fireworks displays, sparkler exits, golf cart exits, dove releases.
 
The SOLARIS is conveniently located at the all-inclusive Sandestin Golf and Beach Resorts. Our wedding planners can coordinate on-property accommodations (hotels to condos), property-wide transportation options and more. Sandestin offers a variety of Destin restaurants, entertainment and activities, including golf courses, water sports, solaris-yacht-destin-wedding-venue-2017-awardsbeaches and more.
 
Destin Beach Wedding Packages
Many couples who come to us to plan their reception mention that they would like to get married on the beach. For many years, our wedding planners have been able to work with couples on planning both a Destin beach wedding, followed by a reception on the SOLARIS yacht or at another nearby wedding venue.
 
Destin beach wedding packages start at $1,100 including wedding planning services, officiant, decor, music, flowers and venue backups in case of rain. Our wedding planners can also work with outside vendors to coordinate transportation, accommodations and more.
 
Regardless of what you envision, our wedding planners will make it happen to ensure that you and your guests walk away with an unforgettable experience for your wedding. We can work with you on our flexible Wedding Package options regardless of where you want to celebrate. From beach to bay, we offer the best of all worlds for weddings in Destin Florida.
 
Call our wedding planners today to discuss your vision! 850.650.2519 or events@sunquestcruises.com
 
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