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.
Hop Aboard SunQuest Cruises SOLARIS Easter Lunch Cruise
in Sandestin Florida
How often do you spend Easter on a 125 foot yacht? You can make this an unforgettable and relaxing Easter for family and friends on the Solaris yacht’s Easter Lunch Cruise.
Follow the bunny tracks down the Baytowne Marina in beautiful Sandestin Florida, just minutes from Destin Fla and hop aboard the SOLARIS yacht on Sunday, April 16thth from 1 – 3 p.m. for a relaxing Easter Lunch Cruise on the water. The SOLARIS yacht is a great alternative to eating at a restaurant in Destin for Easter. SunQuest Cruises celebrates Easter in Destin in true Emerald-Coast style with a memorable cruise through the sparkling waters and elaborate coastal cuisines prepared on-board by the SOLARIS chefs.
“Easter weekend is all about spending time with family and friends. If you’re fortunate enough to celebrate in the beautiful Destin and South Walton area, celebrate on the water and enjoy an unforgettable experience for all ages,” stated James Murray, General Manager for SOLARIS.
As the only dining and entertainment cruise in Northwest Florida, SunQuest Cruises’ SOLARIS is a luxurious 125-foot yacht offering three decks of indoor and outdoor fun. SunQuest Cruises’s annual Easter Lunch Cruise 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 of Sandestin and fresh air. The SOLARIS chefs freshly prepare the three-course meal aboard the yacht’s galley.
After taking in the warm coastal breezes and panoramic Sandestin views from the sky deck, guests will indulge in a three-course meal that begins with a Toasted French Baguettes seasoned with our signature SOLARIS seasoning. Entrée choices from the SOLARIS chefs include:
– Southern Shrimp and Grits – Sauteed shrimp over tri-cheese grits topped with house made andouille and crushed tomato cream sauce accompanied by butter-poached haricot vert
– Grass-Fed Blackened Bone-in Pork Chop – Served atop garlic mash with brown sugar caramelized apples and butter-poached haricot vert
– Petit Filet (cooked medium) – Add Shrimp Scampi for $10 – Served over a house-made potato cake topped with herb-infused demi-glace and haystack onions aside butter-poached haricot vert
– Pasta Primavera – Add Shrimp Scampi for $10 – Fettucine pasta tossed with fresh sauteed mushroom, roma tomatoes, baby spinach and artichoke hearts glazed with white wine garlic reduction.
The meal ends with Chef’s Special Dessert. A children’s menu includes chicken tenders, macaroni & cheese and chef’s vegetables.
The SOLARIS Easter Lunch Cruise boards at 12:15 p.m. on Sunday April 16th with the cruise from 1 – 3 p.m. The cost, including a two-hour cruise and three-course meal, is $58 for adults and $38 for children. Reservations required online for the Easter Destin Lunch Cruise or call 850.650.2519.
About SunQuest Cruises SOLARIS
Docked at Sandestin’s Baytowne Marina in South Walton Florida, 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 and receptions, corporate functions, group activities and other events. The SOLARIS has been the recipient of the “Best Wedding and Reception Venue” award by readers of 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.