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Valentine’s Dinner and Dancing Cruises

Wednesday, February 14th from 7- 10 pm
Friday, February 16th from 7 – 10 pm
Saturday, February 17th from 5 – 8 pm (Sunset Dinner Cruise)
What’s a more romantic Valentine’s Day in Destin Florida than a romantic cruise, indulging in a chef-prepared meal and dancing under the stars on a 125 foot yacht? Experience romance between the sea and sky. SunQuest Cruises SOLARIS yacht offers a majestic and romantic alternative to Destin restaurants for Valentine’s Day.

Your Valentine’s Sunset, Dinner and Dancing cruise includes a special 3-course, chef-prepared meal that makes dining in Destin a lover’s delight. Begin with Smoked Tomato & Basil Soup followed by your choice of entree: Filet Mignon, Seared Gulf Grouper, Roasted Chicken Breast, Venison Tenderloin, SOLARIS Crawfish & Grits or Stuffed Squash & Zucchini.End on a sweet note with a romantic, dessert plate for two.

Dance the night away to live entertainment featuring the songs you fell in love to, or sneak away for a private moment under the stars on the sky deck as you watch moonbeams ride the tide of the local waters.

Reservations required online or by calling 850.650.2519. Cruising Wednesday, February 14th from 7 – 10 pm, Friday, February 16th from 7 – 10 pm and Saturday, February 17th for sunset cruise from 5 – 8 pm.

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Easter in Destin Lunch Cruise


Hop past the crowded Destin restaurants and cruise through a relaxing Easter Lunch prepared by our executive chefs. After taking in the warm coastal breezes and panoramic views from the sky deck, guests will indulge in a three-course meal and special children’s menu.

The Chef’s Easter Lunch menu includes Southern Shrimp and Grits, Blackened Bone-in Pork Chop, Petit Filet and Pasta Primavera.

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Sandestin Wine Festival Kick-Off Seafood and Champagne Lunch Cruise


Celebrate the kick-off of the highly anticipated Sandestin Wine Festival on a luxurious 125-foot yacht that cruises the open waters while indulging in fresh local seafood and premium champagnes. The SOLARIS chefs are featuring an elaborate four-course, Gulf Coast seafood menu, each paired with premium champagnes. Patrons will embark on an unforgettable day that begins with a Dockside Reception at noon with hors d’oeuvres and sparkling bubbly. It’s smooth sailing for the rest of the afternoon as guests enjoy all three decks of the SOLARIS yacht, including the open air sky deck, and three additional coastal cuisine courses and champagne.

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.

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Mother’s Day in Destin Lunch Cruise

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How often does mom get to go on a 125 foot yacht? Give her an experience she’ll never forget this Mother’s Day. You could take mom to another typical restaurant in Destin or you could give her an unforgettable experience aboard the SOLARIS.

The culinary voyage 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.

Crawfish Cruise – Bugs & Brews, Cruise & Blues

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Let’s Rock the Yacht! The best way to enjoy a Crawfish Boil in Destin is on the water! Enjoy cruise & blues, bugs & brews on SunQuest Cruises SOLARIS’s annual Crawfish Cruise.

Enjoy a spread fit for a Cajun King (or queen!) that includes freshly boiled, perfectly seasoned crawfish while you cruise the beautiful local waters & listen to authentic Blues music live by Cadillac Willy.

Other food options include Shrimp and Jambalaya. $48/pp including food, live music & a three hour cruise.

Father’s Day in Destin Lunch Cruise/h2>
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Embark on the experience of a lifetime this Father’s Day in Destin. The SOLARIS yacht is a memorable alternative to restaurants in Destin Florida for Fathers Day.

Celebrate Dad on the water as you treat him to an experience as great as he is. Indulge in a three-course, chef prepared meal while cruising the beautiful local waters. Our chefs are preparing his favorites, including Blackened Mahi over Southern-Style Cheese grits, Black Angus Ribeye topped with Mushrooms and Cabernet Reduction, Pan-Seared Chicken Breast with Sauteed Artichokes and Tomatoes or Stuffed-Bell Pepper with Jasmine Rice and Veggies. Special children’s menu of Chicken Tenders.

Reservations required online for the Father’s Day Lunch Cruise or by calling 850.650.2519.

Reservations required online or by calling 850.650.2519.

4th of July Destin Fireworks, Dancing & Dinner Cruise | Tuesday, July 4th from 6 to 9:30 p.m.

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Don’t miss the boat on the ultimate 4th of July in Destin celebration on the water as you cruise into the sunset, enjoy coastal cuisines, dance to live music and end the night with a spectacular fireworks show. The 125’ SOLARIS yacht features three decks of fun including the open air sky deck.

Indulge in a three course, chef-prepared meal that includes fresh garden salad and choice of entrée (from Beef Filet Mignon, Fresh Rosemary Chicken and Filet Mignon with Lump Crab Scampi to seared Gulf Fish, Southern Crab Cakes and Gulf Shrimp and Grits), followed by an amazing dessert.

Reservations required.


Destin Fireworks Fine Dining Cruises, Thursdays in the summer


Cruise into the vibrant sunset on the local waters as you indulge in a chef-prepared meal (from fresh seafood to prime steaks), dance under the stars to live music and end the night with a bang as the sky illuminates with a spectacular fireworks show. Reservations required online.

Labor Day Destin Fireworks, Sunset and Fine Dining Cruises

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Cruise into the vibrant sunset on the local waters as you indulge in a chef-prepared meal (from fresh seafood to prime steaks), dance under the stars to live music and end the night with a bang as the sky illuminates with fireworks from Sandestin. Reservations required.

Thanksgiving Buffet Cruise in Destin| Thursday, November 23

Lunch Buffet Cruise from 12 -2 pm; Dinner Buffet Cruise from 6 – 8 pm

thanksgiving buffet restaurants destin florida 2017Wondering where to eat in Destin for Thanksgiving? The SOLARIS yacht offers a lavish buffet on the water for lunch or dinner, a great alternative to the crowded   restaurants in Destin for Thanksgiving. Forget the crowded grocery store, the hours

of preparation and stacks of dishes. Just come aboard SOLARIS, count your blessings and leave the cooking to us. Indulge in a cornucopia of coastal delights, including savory-roasted turkey, maple Ham, dressing, vegetables and desserts.

Enjoy an unforgettable experience on all three indoor and outdoor decks with family and friends as the SOLARIS chefs freshly prepare the menu on-board the yacht’s galley.

Reservations required online or by calling 850.650.2519.

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Destin Holiday Parties Venue | All-Inclusive Packages


SOLARIS Christmas TreeVoted Best Event Venue in Destin Florida in 2016 & 2017 by the readers of Emerald Coast Magazine.

Think outside the four walls and take your holiday or Christmas party in Destin Florida to the water. The SOLARIS is a truly unique venue for events in Destin and Sandestin, offering 3 decks of indoor and outdoor fun for the most unique and memorable Christmas or holiday party venue in Destin Florida.




Plan a private company holiday party in Destin or celebrate the holidays with family and friends aboard a public dinner cruise. Private to semi-private flexible packages available. Packages start at under $60/pp for small groups of 15 or up to large groups of 150.

All-inclusive packages including food, drinks, live entertainment, event planners and more. Also conveniently located on the all-inclusive Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort, with accommodations, property-wide transportation and more. Read tips from our event planners on planning your next holiday party in Destin here.

Off-site catering also available by SunQuest Cruises chefs, offering award-winning menus.

Call 850.650.2519 for packages and additional information.

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Holiday Gift Cards

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For the One Who Has It All….Give the gift of memories with an extraordinary experience they will remember for years to come.

Whether you know someone who needs to get away but won’t treat themselves or want to show your parents your appreciation, a SOLARIS dinner cruise gift certificate is always the perfect size and color.

Never expire. Call our office at 850.650.2519.

New Year’s in Destin Fireworks Dinner Cruise | Sunday, December 31st from 8 pm – 12:30 am

destin fine dining restaurants solaris yacht 2Ring in the New Year in true Emerald Coast style! Celebrate New Year’s Eve in Destin onboard SunQuest Cruises’ SOLARIS yacht with a dine, dance, cruise and fireworks experience like no other.

While the SOLARIS cruises the local waters of Destin and Sandestin, the five-course culinary adventure begins with Seared Kurobuta Pork Belly, followed by an indulgent Roasted Butternut Squash soup. The following course is a Solaris Wild Berry Salad with Citrus Vinaigrette.

Entrée choices include Chilean Sea Bass, Grass-Fed Boneless Short Ribs, Porcini-Dusted Bistro Filet and Fontina Pork Chops.

Celebrate with live entertainment, a champagne toast and party favors. Fireworks can be viewed in every direction as you cruise the bay. Make the night even more perfect by staying on property at the Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort.

Reservations required online or by calling 850.650.2519.

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