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.
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.
Spring Aboard the SOLARIS Yacht with Specialty Dinner Cruises in Destin Florida
Weekly Spring Break Fireworks Dinner Cruises, Easter Lunch and Sandestin Wine Festival
There are many reasons to ‘spring’ aboard SunQuest Cruises SOLARIS Yacht in Destin, Florida. As the only dining and entertainment yacht in Destin Florida, the SOLARIS yacht’s weekly dinner cruises are a popular activity for families, couples and friends during the spring and summer seasons. In addition to the weekly public dinner cruises, there are many specialty dinner cruises scheduled to welcome a new season of fun and unforgettable memories.
“We are thrilled to add some specialty dinner cruises and signature events to our regular spring schedule,” stated James Murray, General Manager for SunQuest Cruises. “Our goal continues to be to offer every guest an unforgettable meal and experience on our beautiful local waters.”
Beginning March 21st, the SOLARIS will host a weekly Fireworks and Dancing Dinner Cruise every Tuesday night in Destin for the next three weeks from 6 – 9 p.m. The Solaris is a popular alternative to fine dining restaurants in Destin. The evening begins with cocktails from the full-service bar as the 125 foot yacht cruises the local waters with panoramic views. Guests will indulge in a three-course, chef prepared fine dining meal featuring prime steaks, fresh Gulf seafood and more. Live music can be heard from all three decks, including the open air sky deck. The night concludes with a bang as the sky above illuminates with fireworks from Sandestin’s Village of Baytowne Wharf.
SunQuest Cruises’s annual Easter Lunch Cruise in Destin has become a time honored tradition for families seeking a relaxing and memorable experience. The open air, sky deck becomes a popular starting point for pictures and to take in the amazing views and fresh air. The SOLARIS chefs freshly prepare the three-course meal aboard the yacht’s galley. This year’s menu includes Southern Shrimp and Grits, Blackened Bone-in Pork Chop, Petit Filet, Pasta Primavera and a special children’s menu. The Easter Lunch Cruise is from 1 – 3 p.m. on Sunday, April 16th.
The highly anticipated Sandestin Wine Festival kicks off just steps away on the SOLARIS yacht on Friday, April 21st from 12 – 3 p.m. This signature Champagne and Seafood Lunch Cruise begins with a dockside reception at noon. As the SOLARIS cruises the local waters, patrons will indulge in a culinary voyage of four decadent courses, all paired with premium champagnes. Menu highlights include a butter-poached Lobster Salad with a Chandon Brut and Coconut Sake Cocktail, Shrimp Ceviche with a French 75 cocktail, Jumbo Sea Scallops with Chandon Sweet Star Champagne and Blackened Red Fish paired with Cliquot Yellow Label Champagne.
All specialty menus, Destin dinner cruise schedules and online reservations are available at www.SunQuestCruises.com.
About SunQuest Cruises SOLARIS
Docked at the all-inclusive Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort, 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 the “Best Wedding and Reception Venue” award by the Knot for eight consecutive years and was inducted into the Knot Best of Weddings 2015 Hall of Fame. For more information, visit www.SunQuestCruises.com or call 850.650.2519.
The SOLARIS yacht in Sandestin offers weekly public dinner cruises in addition to special event cruises for Spring Break, Easter and the Sandestin Wine Festival.