How could we possibly survive without moms? She’s your biggest cheerleader, the one that will give you candid advice (whether you want to hear it or not) and the one you can always count on. She might also be someone who is blessed to have everything under the sun, causing the family to scramble to find something unique and special for her each year. You definitely don’t want her cooking on her special day either but did you know that Mother’s Day is the one of the busiest days of the year for restaurants? Busy = crowded and noisy.
In contrast, it’s smooth sailing on the SOLARIS. This Mother’s Day give her an experience she will never forget on a leisure SOLARIS lunch cruise from 1-3 pm. Our chefs and staff will roll out the red carpet for the mom in your life and treat her like their own. Embark on our 125′ yacht and take time to explore the 3 decks of fun while our executive chefs are freshly preparing a 3 course gourmet meal in the yacht’s galley. Take in the fresh air and amazing panoramic view on the open air sky deck before sitting at your table (a perfect place for a family picture!).
As the yacht cruises the beautiful local waters, you will indulge in a culinary adventure that begins with Toasted French Baguettes seasoned with a signature spices. Entree options include Chicken Piccata (lightly crusted chicken breast with a savory lemon caper butter), Petit Filet Mignon topped with sauteed mushrooms and onions and cabernet reduction, Golden Tile Fish (poached with white wine and lemon juice over a roasted corn salsa) and Eggplant Parmesan.
Kids can enjoy Country-Style Chicken Tenders with mac-n-cheese and fresh vegetables. End with Chef’s special Mother’s Day dessert. We’ll treat your mom like our own.
Doesn’t she deserve to go on ‘cruise control’ this Mother’s Day? Make your reservation online or call us at 850.650.2519 to make your reservation.
Cruise Through May Aboard the SOLARIS Yacht
Mother’s Day Lunch and Crawfish Event Cruises as well as Spring Destin Wedding Specials
There are many reasons to cruise through May in Destin Florida aboard SunQuest Cruises SOLARIS Yacht in Sandestin, Florida. As the only dining and entertainment yacht in Destin Florida, the SOLARIS yacht’s weekly dinner and event cruises are a popular activity for families, couples and friends during the spring and summer seasons.
“May is a great time of year in Destin Florida with less crowds and amazing weather,” stated James Murray, General Manager for SunQuest Cruises. “We’ve got a variety of events for the entire family to kick off the summer season on the water.”
On Sunday, May 14th, mom is the guest of honor on SunQuest Cruises annual Mother’s Day Lunch Cruise in Destin from 1 – 3 p.m. Set mom on ‘cruise control’ as she takes in the warm coastal breezes and panoramic views from the SOLARIS sky deck. Guests will indulge in a three-course meal that begins with freshly baked Artisanal bread seasoned with a signature spices. Entrée choices include Chicken Piccata with savory lemon caper butter, Petit Filet Mignon, Golden Tile Fish and Eggplant Parmesan. A special children’s menu includes Country-style Chicken Tenders. End on a sweet note with Chef’s special Mother’s Day dessert.
It’s time to Rock the Yacht on Friday, May 19th for SunQuest Cruises annual Crawfish Cruise in Destin from 7:30 – 10:30 p.m. featuring live music by the Cadillac Willy band. Patrons will enjoy Bugs and Brews, Cruise and Blues while indulging in their choice of Boiled Crawfish, Shrimp or Jambalaya. Voted Best Band by Destin Magazine, Emerald Coast Magazine & The BeachComber, Cadillac Willy has played all along the Emerald Coast for over 17 years. They’ve shared the stage with celebrities such as Emeril, American Idol’s Taylor Hicks and Edwin McCain to name a few. Blues music by Cadillac Willy will engulf all three decks of the SOLARIS yacht while guests eat, drink and dance.
May is also an incredibly romantic and affordable month for Destin weddings aboard the SOLARIS yacht. The SOLARIS has been an award-winning Destin wedding venue for eight consecutive years based on reviews on the Knot and WeddingWire. All Destin wedding packages include the services of the in-house wedding planning team who can do it all from floral design to décor to coordinating outside vendors. SunQuest Cruises is offering a special wedding promotion for all weddings booked by May 31st. When booking a three-hour private evening charter, SunQuest Cruises will bonus couples the fourth hour for free, up to a $1,000 value.
Weekly Destin Fireworks Dinner Cruises also begin on Thursday, June 1st.
We hope to see you soon!
Rated as one of the top things to do in Destin Fla during your beach vacation, the SOLARIS’s weekly Fireworks & Dinner Cruises are the ultimate way to experience the Emerald Coast. Begin the evening cruising into the sunset and toasting to a great night and end with a bang with a spectacular fireworks show.
Your evening begins with a warm greeting from the captain. Explore all three indoor and outdoor decks of the spacious yacht. Grab a cocktail from the full-service bar and head to the open-air sky deck for unparalleled views of the Sandestin Resort and the open waters. As we cruise into the sunset, enjoy the coastal breezes, the relaxing mood and perhaps even a dolphin sighting.
Meanwhile, the SOLARIS chefs are preparing a three course, coastal cuisine meal on-board the yacht’s galley. Enjoy warm bread and salad as well as your choice of entree from prime steaks to fresh, locally caught seafood.
Dance under the stars to live music by the house DJ. The evening ends with a bang as the sky above you illuminates with fireworks from the Destin Harbor. Whether you’re seeking a romantic dinner or fun for the family, this is one cruise you will never forget.
The SOLARIS is docked at the Baytowne Marina at the Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort. The Fireworks and Dinner cruise occurs Tuesdays and Thursdays in the summer, June 1st – July 27th from 7 – 10 pm , view our specific cruise schedule here. Reservations required online or call 850.650.2519. View videos here.