Destin Florida Weddings | Celebrating Alex + Carrie

Destin Florida Weddings | Alex + Carrie Said I DO!!!

 
Our wedding planners were thrilled to plan Alex and Carrie’s wedding and reception in Destin Florida aboard the SOLARIS yacht. They chose the convenient Destin wedding package that conveniently hosted both their wedding and reception in the same venue. The magical day began in the private bridal suite on the SOLARIS yacht, where Carrie’s bridesmaids helped her into her stunning dress and put on the finishing touches before meeting her groom on the sky deck. Meanwhile, the SOLARIS wedding planners were all hands on deck with making flower arrangements, decorating and making sure everything was perfect.
 
After exchanging their romantic nuptials on the sky deck, Alex and Carrie sealed their marriage with a kiss. Mr. and Mrs. Aydell took family pictures on the sky deck and then everyone enjoyed cocktails and food catered by the SOLARIS chefs. The celebration continued on the sky deck where they did the garter and bouquet toss. There is always the possibility of a first on the SOLARIS yacht and that also happened, as one of the guests did a flip on the sky deck.
 
We all FLIPPED over Alex and Carrie’s wedding. Congrats to the Aydells.
 

Destin Weddings, Mother’s Day Lunch & Crawfish – A”May”zing Events

Cruise Through May Aboard the SOLARIS Yacht

 
Mother’s Day Lunch and Crawfish Event Cruises as well as Spring Destin Wedding Specials

 
There are many reasons to cruise through May in Destin Florida aboard SunQuest Cruises SOLARIS Yacht in Sandestin, Florida. As the only dining and entertainment yacht in Destin Florida, the SOLARIS yacht’s weekly dinner and event cruises are a popular activity for families, couples and friends during the spring and summer seasons.
 
“May is a great time of year in Destin Florida with less crowds and amazing weather,” stated James Murray, General Manager for SunQuest Cruises. “We’ve got a variety of events for the entire family to kick off the summer season on the water.”
 
On Sunday, May 14th, mom is the guest of honor on SunQuest Cruises annual Mother’s Day Lunch Cruise in Destin from 1 – 3 p.m. Set mom on ‘cruise control’ as she takes in the warm coastal breezes and panoramic views from the SOLARIS sky deck. Guests will indulge in a three-course meal that begins with freshly baked Artisanal bread seasoned with a signature spices. Entrée choices include Chicken Piccata with savory lemon caper butter, Petit Filet Mignon, Golden Tile Fish and Eggplant Parmesan. A special children’s menu includes Country-style Chicken Tenders. End on a sweet note with Chef’s special Mother’s Day dessert.
 
It’s time to Rock the Yacht on Friday, May 19th for SunQuest Cruises annual Crawfish Cruise in Destin from 7:30 – 10:30 p.m. featuring live music by the Cadillac Willy band. Patrons will enjoy Bugs and Brews, Cruise and Blues while indulging in their choice of Boiled Crawfish, Shrimp or Jambalaya. Voted Best Band by Destin Magazine, Emerald Coast Magazine & The BeachComber, Cadillac Willy has played all along the Emerald Coast for over 17 years. They’ve shared the stage with celebrities such as Emeril, American Idol’s Taylor Hicks and Edwin McCain to name a few.  Blues music by Cadillac Willy will engulf all three decks of the SOLARIS yacht while guests eat, drink and dance.
 
May is also an incredibly romantic and affordable month for Destin weddings aboard the SOLARIS yacht.  The SOLARIS has been an award-winning Destin wedding venue for eight consecutive years based on reviews on the Knot and WeddingWire. All Destin wedding packages include the services of the in-house wedding planning team who can do it all from floral design to décor to coordinating outside vendors. SunQuest Cruises is offering a special wedding promotion for all weddings booked by May 31st. When booking a three-hour private evening charter, SunQuest Cruises will bonus couples the fourth hour for free, up to a $1,000 value.
 
Weekly Destin Fireworks Dinner Cruises also begin on Thursday, June 1st.
 
We hope to see you soon!
 
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Best Wedding Venue in Destin by the Knot – 8 Years in a Row!

SOLARIS Yacht Earns Best Wedding and Reception Venue in Destin for 8th Consecutive Year by The Knot

 

Our wedding planners are celebrating by giving you up to $1,000 off a yacht wedding – details below

 
SunQuest Cruises SOLARIS is pleased to announce its selection as a 2017 “Best of Wedding and Reception Venue” winner, a special section featured on The Knot’s Web site. Winners represent the top one percent of reviews from recently married couples. This is the eighth consecutive year SunQuest Cruises SOLARIS has been voted the winner of The Knot “Best of Weddings” for its yacht venue. In addition, the SOLARIS was inducted into The Knot Best of Weddings Hall of Fame a few years ago.
 
“This award is significant to us because it’s a direct result of reviews from our recent brides and grooms,” stated James Murray, General Manager for SOLARIS. “We take great pride in providing our couples with the most valuable, stress-free and memorable wedding experience.”
 
The 2017 “Best of Weddings” award recipients represent the best- and most-rated wedding professionals as reviewed by real couples, their families and wedding guests on The Knot. This year, a select group of 5,500 local wedding professionals – representing two percent of Knot wedding professionals – received the distinguished accolade.
 
As the area’s only dining and entertainment yacht, SunQuest Cruises SOLARIS was built specifically with Destin weddings in mind. All Destin wedding packages include a full-time wedding planner who has worked with couples from across the country from planning to the execution. The open-air, sky deck features a bridal platform where couples can say their vows in a private, majestic setting while cruising into the sunset and enjoying unlimited views. Brides enjoy the private bridal suite as a secluded, serene space to enjoy with friends and family before the big moment. The 125 foot yacht also includes three decks of indoor and outdoor spaces, offering a weather-proof venue.
 
One SOLARIS bride wrote: “I chose the Solaris yacht for my Ceremony and Reception venue in Destin and it was absolutely beautiful. The whole process was so easy and stress free thanks to their wedding planner Kristi, she communicated with me through email and phone the entire year before the big day and met with me the week of to go over last minute details. The Solaris staff made everything look so effortless and everything came out perfect!”
 
The SOLARIS’ ideal location at the Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort provides couples with a convenient, all-inclusive experience for them and their guests that includes a variety of accommodation, transportation and entertainment options in one venue.
 
“Planning a destination wedding can be stressful if you don’t live near the location,” stated Kristi Adkinson, SOLARIS wedding planner. “We go above and beyond to make sure every wish and need is met by staying in constant contact and serving as a trusted, local resource our couples can count on.”
 
2017-knot-wedding-venue-destin-collage-4Other recent accolades the SOLARIS yacht venue has received for weddings include WeddingWire’s Couples Choice Award for 2016-2017, Emerald Coast Magazine’s Best of the Emerald Coast and Destin Magazine’s Best in Destin.
 
To celebrate, our wedding planners are offering up to $1,000 off on a private chartered wedding package that is booked by February 28, 2017. Details, as well as additional information and a wedding e-brochure, can be found here or by calling the SOLARIS wedding planners at 850.650.2519.
 
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