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SOLARIS Recognized for Best of Destin Florida Weddings for 5th Straight Year

SunQuest Cruises SOLARIS has been selected as a 2014 ­­winner in The Knot Best of Weddings, a special section featured on This is the 5th year we have been voted the winner for The Knot Best of Weddings. Winners represent the top 1% of the reviews!
This award means so much to us because it’s a direct result of the reviews our amazing SOLARIS couples have left about their Destin wedding experience with us. Each couple is so special to us, bring their individuality and stories to us and giving us the privilege of being apart of this once-in-a-lifetime moment.

There is a huge trust factor between our event planners and couples that brings them together through a unique bond that starts with brainstorming ideas to the send-off of the happily married couple. Each couple gives us a unique set of memories that we remember for years to come.
It truly is a privilege to make your Destin wedding dreams come true. Read more reviews here or download our wedding e-brochure for more details on hosting your wedding or bridal event on the SOLARIS yacht.


Cruising, Sunset, Fireworks, Dinner..Oh My! Memorial Day Destin Florida

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Memorial Day officially kicks off another exciting summer season in Destin, Florida. It’s a time for family and friends to come together to honor our heroes who have sacrificed their lives for us. It’s a time to unite and be thankful for the freedoms our country gives us and what better way to celebrate than with fireworks.
You could spend your precious time on a waiting list at a restaurant or in traffic to get to the fireworks show or you could simply embark on the SOLARIS. Join us on Sunday, May 26th as we sail into the sunset, indulge in a 3 course, chef prepared meal and enjoy the best seat in the house for the Sandestin fireworks show.
It’s really the best of all worlds. Take time to explore all three decks of the SOLARIS destin fireworks, destin restaurants, destin dining, destin fine diningyacht while our chefs are freshly preparing your three course meal in the galley. The open-air sky deck is the ideal spot to enjoy a cocktail, take in the panoramic views of the Baytowne Marina and capture the moment with a picture. Cruise into the sunset while indulging in your meal and then dance under the stars to live music.
End your night with a bang on the sky deck for the best view in the house of the Sandestin fireworks. No crowds, no traffic…your own private show on your own private yacht.
Make this Memorial Day one to remember. Make your reservation today!

Wine & Destin Fine Dining | Cruising through the Sandestin Wine Festival

The SOLARIS chefs showcased their culinary talents in style during the 27th annual Sandestin Wine Festival. As the area’s only dining & entertainment yacht, the SOLARIS was a no brainer to host wine and fine dining events throughout the highly anticipated weekend.

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We started with an uncorking and unwinding dinner cruise on Thursday night in partnership with Alexander Valley Vineyards out of Napa. What started out as an overcast day turned into a picturesque moment on the open air sky deck as the sun rays peeked through the clouds and shone over the Baytowne Marina.
As the SOLARIS cruised into the setting sun, the chefs dining destin fl, dining in destinturned up the heat with a Destin fine dining experience like no other. Each of the five courses included delectable wine pairings from Alexander Valley Vineyards. First course was a surf and turf tartare paired with a pinot noir. Next was a Gewurztraminer wine with a marinated vegetable salad, followed by a pouched grouper and shrimp in a tomato broth, both paired with Chardonnays.
For the fourth course, the chefs served up seared beef tenderloin tips on polenta, paired with a Cyrus wine. Served with a zinfandel, the blackberry panna cotta dessert ended the night on a sweet note.
In between courses, our guests danced to live New Orleans Blues music by artist Tomato. They were cutting the rug to anything from Neil Diamond to the Righteous Brothers. View pictures on
On Saturday, the SOLARIS chefs hosted a VIP reception to kick off the main event of the day – the GRAND Wine Tasting. The VIP Connoisseur Experience gave wine aficionados the chance to experience a tasting menu lunch as well as rare and specialty wines and a specialty Reidel wine glass.
The SOLARIS chefs truly demonstrated why they take Destin fine dining to the next level. Their culinary skills combined with the SOLARIS cruise experience makes this Destin Florida dining at its best. Experience it for yourself on our weekly public dining cruises.