Best Venues in Destin Fla Award by Emerald Coast Magazine

Best Venues in Destin Fla for Weddings, Events

 
SunQuest Cruises has been voted the Best Venue in Destin Florida for events including weddings, holiday parties, receptions, meetings and other events. This “Best of” Award is determined on votes by the Destin area community in Emerald Coast Magazine. This is the 7th year in a row that SunQuest Cruises has been awarded the “Best Of” award by the readers of Emerald Coast Magazine.
 
“This award is extremely significant for us because for the 7th year in a row, our community has voted us in the “Best of Emerald Coast Magazine” for Destin weddings, events and venues,” stated James Murray, GM and owner of SunQuest Cruises.
 
This award tops the accolades SunQuest Cruises has earned from testimonials, votes and reviews for Destin weddings, events and venues in 2016. Earlier this year, SunQuest Cruises won the 2016 Knot Best of Weddings award for the 7th consecutive year and the 2016 WeddingWire Couples Choice award, both based on testimonials. Last year, SunQuest Cruises was also inducted into the Knot’s Best of Weddings Hall of Fame.
 
As the only dining and entertainment yacht in Northwest Florida, the SOLARIS yacht offers a truly unique venue for Destin weddings and events while providing an unparalleled, coastal experience on the water. All wedding and event packages include the planning services of the award-winning event and wedding planners on staff. The SOLARIS is conveniently docked at the from the all-inclusive Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort, offering a multitude of accommodations, resort-wide transportation and entertainment just steps away.
 
The SOLARIS yacht cruises year-round for weddings, receptions, rehearsal dinners and other bridal events for up to 150 people. The spacious 5,200 square foot, 125-foot yacht was specifically built with Destin Florida weddings and events in mind, boasting three indoor and outdoor decks including an open air, sky deck for sunset ceremonies on the open waters, a private bridal suite and a full-service bar.  All packages include the services of a full-time, experienced, award-winning wedding planner as well as special event menus prepared on board the yacht’s galley by executive chefs.
 
The SOLARIS can host any type of event, wedding or meeting for 2 to 150 people. The chefs and culinary staff freshly prepare all special event menus on the yacht’s galley, including brunch, lunch, dinner buffets, seated dinners, hors d’oeurves and more. Guests can enjoy 3 decks of indoor and outdoor spaces including the full-service bar and live entertainment on the main deck. Flexible venue packages include semi-private or private charters. Off-site catering is also available for events in the Destin area at other venues.
 
The event and wedding planners can help plan any type of wedding event from sunset weddings on the sky deck with our captain as the officiant to bridal lunches, receptions, showers and more on all 3 decks. Events include anything from magazine launch parties on the sky deck to anniversaries, birthdays, meetings, conferences and reunions. Holiday and Christmas parties and weddings are a specialty on the yacht as well.
 

Holiday Parties In Destin Fla | Venues and Catering

The holiday season will be here in less than 12 weeks, beginning with Thanksgiving and then on to the fast-paced weeks leading up to Christmas. Everyone’s calendars will fill up with holiday parties galore – the work party, the family party, the friends party, the school parties. Break up the party fatigue with a venue and experience that they will remember for years to come.
 
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If you’re considering or hosting a holiday party in Destin this year, SunQuest Cruises can make it easy, affordable and memorable.The SOLARIS yacht is an award-winning venue for any type of event in Destin – from small company meetings and private group cruises to large weddings and parties for up to 150 people. The SOLARIS yacht and its staff have been the recipient of a variety of review-based awards including 7-year consecutive winner of the Knot’s Best Weddings Award.
 
How often can someone say they went on a 125 foot yacht? Your guests will embark on an unforgettable experience that includes cruising into the sunset, toasting to the evening on the sky deck, indulging in a chef-prepared meal and dancing to live music. As an added convenience, your guests can stay steps away at the Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort.
 
 
Affordable and Flexible Holiday Party Package Options start at under $60/pp and include:
 

  • Public Dinner and Dancing Cruise with Live Entertainment
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  • Public Dinner and Dancing Cruise with Live Entertainment and Unlimited Beer & Wine
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  • Public Dinner and Dancing Cruise with Live Entertainment and Unlimited Beer, Wine and Cocktails
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  • 2nd Deck Semi-Private Dinner and Dancing Cruise with Live Entertainment and Unlimited Beer, Wine and Cocktails
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  • 1st Deck Semi-Private Dinner and Dancing Cruise with Live Entertainment and Unlimited Beer, Wine and Cocktails
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  • Private Chartered Dinner and Dancing Cruise with Live Entertainment and Unlimited Beer, Wine and Cocktails – Book 3 hour private evening charter and the 4th hour is on us (up to $1,000 value)

 
The SOLARIS yacht boasts over 5,000 square feet on three spacious indoor and outdoor decks, including the open air sky deck. Guests will enjoy a 3-course, chef-prepared meal and dance to live entertainment as well as enjoy the full-service bar. Full-time, experienced event planners are included in all holiday party packages to assist with pre-planning, decor, menus and all the way to execution.
 
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Your guests can enjoy a luxurious yacht experience without the hefty price tag. Flexible packages are available to accommodate budgets, including semi-private or private cruises. And you enjoy great value and a stress-free experience as you let our event planners do all the work from start to finish.
 
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If you already have a venue in mind, our chefs are also available for off-site catering to all surrounding areas including 30A, Destin, Fort Walton Beach and more. SunQuest Catering offers a variety of menus or our event planners can work with your budget to create a custom event menu.
 
For information on Destin holiday party packages and off-site catering, call us at 850.650.2519 or request information online here.
 
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Cruise Through Holidays on Solaris Yacht

Holiday Gift Ideas, Thanksgiving and New Year’s Eve All Wrapped Up in One Yacht
 
Thinking of unique holiday gift ideas continues to become challenging. Experiences offer a lifetime of memories that aren’t dispensable like tangible gifts. The SOLARIS yacht offers unforgettable Thanksgiving, holiday and New Year’s Eve cruises in a convenient, all-inclusive Northwest Florida beach resort setting.
 
“Not many people can say they spent the holidays on a 125 foot yacht,” stated James Murray, General Manager for SOLARIS. “Our holiday cruises feature chef-prepared meals while cruising the sparkling waters and enjoying time with family and friends.”
 
The 125-foot SOLARIS yacht boasts three decks of indoor and outdoor spaces. Guests embark on a memorable experience that begins with a warm greeting by Captain Matt as they navigate throughout the 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 yacht is conveniently docked at the all-inclusive Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort, offering a multitude of accommodation, transportation, dining and entertainment options.
 
Guests can celebrate Thanksgiving in Destin on the water on the SOLARIS Thanksgiving Buffet Cruises on Thursday, November 26, with the lunch cruise from 12 – 2 pm and the dinner cruise from 6 – 8 pm. The SOLARIS chefs freshly prepare a cornucopia of coastal and traditional cuisines aboard the yacht’s galley. The lavish Thanksgiving Buffet includes an Herb-Roasted Turkey with Giblet Gravy, Maple Ham, Baked Gulf Fish with Lemon Butter Sauce, Southern Succotash, Green Bean Casserole, Cornbread Dressing, Sweet Potato Casserole and an assortment of traditional Thanksgiving Desserts. SunQuest Cruises’ SOLARIS Thanksgiving Buffet Cruise ranges from $20 – $58 per person, which includes a two-hour cruise and a delectable Thanksgiving buffet.
 
The Thanksgiving celebration continues through the weekend as the SOLARIS offers fine dining and dancing cruises on Friday, November 27 and Saturday, November 28 from 6 – 9 pm. Cruising year-round, the SOLARIS yacht is available throughout the holiday season for private events, weddings, holiday parties and groups up to 150 people.
 
Enjoy the elegant fusion of a luxurious yacht, ambiance, romance and entertainment on SunQuest Cruises annual New Year’s Eve Fireworks, Dinner and Dancing Cruise in Destin on Thursday, December 31st from 8 pm – 12:30 am. Patrons will embark on a memorable evening that includes a five-course seated dinner, live entertainment, fireworks, party favors and champagne.
 
While the SOLARIS cruises the local waters, the five-course New Year’s Eve culinary adventure begins with NOLA BBQ Shrimp and Sweet Corn Muffins, followed by a Savory Blackeye Pea, Andouille and Collards soup. Next, guests will enjoy a Firecracker Greens salad with colorful peppers and Champagne Buttermilk Vinaigrette dressing. Entrée choices include Seared Duck Breast, Braised Beef Short Rib, Baked Grouper with Toasted Almond Butter Sauce and Roasted Harvest Vegetables. The meal concludes with a Flag Ship Puff Pastry Dessert.
 
The soiree on the water continues with live music that can be heard from all three decks. At final countdown, guests will grab party favors and raise a glass to 2016 with a midnight Champagne toast. The sky will illuminate with a fireworks show from the nearby Sandestin resort. The SOLARIS New Year’s Eve Fireworks and Dinner Cruise is an all-inclusive event for $115 per person, including a four and a half hour cruise, five-course meal, live entertainment, fireworks, party favors and champagne. Sandestin also offers a variety of accommodations on-property for anyone seeking a worry-free night.
 
Give the gift of an unforgettable experience with a gift certificate for a SOLARIS dinner cruise. Dinner cruises are scheduled weekly throughout the year and other holiday cruises including Valentine’s Day, Mother’s Day, Father’s Day and more.
 
Request pricing or call us at 850.650.2519.
 
SOLARIS Yacht Holiday Parties