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Dine, Dance, Cruise!

Breathtaking sunsets, exquisite meals.

SunQuest Cruises

Cruising year-round

You bring the dress, We'll do the Rest

Weddings

Award-winning venue and planners

3 decks of indoor and outdoor space

Groups &Meetings

Hosting up to 150 guest

Dine, Dance, Cruise

SunQuest Cruises – Destin Florida

Cruising year-round from the Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort.

Experience a majestic fusion of ambiance, food and music aboard the SOLARIS yacht. The SOLARIS is a 125 yacht with three decks of indoor and outdoor spaces, including panoramic windows throughout the elegant indoor dining rooms and the open air sky deck.

Cruising year-round from the the Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort, the SOLARIS is the only dining and entertainment yacht in Northwest Florida, offering unforgettable experiences, breathtaking settings and sweeping views for all occasions, including year-round dinner cruises, holiday parties, weddings and events.

Rated as one of the top things to do in Destin Florida, SOLARIS dinner cruises take waterfront dining to the next level as you indulge in award-winning coastal cuisines while cruising into the sunset and dancing to live music. The chef-prepared, fine dining menu includes prime steaks and fresh, local Gulf seafood.

Weddings on the SOLARIS yacht are amazing and unforgettable. Cruise into the sunset on the open waters as you say “I Do” on the sky deck of the SOLARIS yacht and immediately celebrate with a personalized reception out at sea. Voted as the best venue for Destin Florida weddings by the Knot for 9 consecutive years and WeddingWire Couples Choice award winner for 3 consecutive years, a SOLARIS yacht wedding includes experienced wedding planners, flexible wedding packages and an all-inclusive experience.

Embark on a truly memorable experience for groups and meetings aboard the SOLARIS yacht, offering inspiring waterfront spaces for any event up to 150 guests. The SOLARIS has been voted Best Event Venue by the readers of Emerald Coast Magazine for the past 8 consecutive years.

Public Dinner Cruises

Cruise into a stunning sunset.
Indulge in a chef-prepared meal.
Dance under the stars to live music.

All-Inclusive Wedding Packages

Our wedding planners can help you plan a romantic yacht wedding & reception at the same venue. Flexible pricing, all-inclusive.

4/21: Easter Lunch Cruise

Cruise Through Easter in Destin Florida on the SOLARIS Easter Lunch Cruise featuring fresh Gulf seafood and prime steaks while cruising the local waters

Fine Dining Menu

Our Destin Fine Dining Cruise menu includes fresh Gulf seafood and prime steaks. All entrées are served with salad, fresh bread, seasonal vegetables and dessert. Iced tea and coffee also included in your ticket price.

Beef Filet Mignon

8 oz. USDA choice, fresh meats cut in-house. Topped with Chef’s Rosemary Demi-glace, Parmesan-herb Crusted Potato Mash & Seasonal Vegetables (served medium unless otherwise noted)

Beef Filet with Shrimp (additional $12 to your ticket)

8 oz. USDA choice Filet (served medium) with Shrimp, Smoked Tomato Choron Sauce, Parmesan-herb Crusted Potato Mash & Seasonal Vegetables

Beef Filet with Crab (additional $12 to your ticket)

8 oz. USDA choice Filet (served medium) with Jumbo Lump Crab, Smoked Tomato Choron Sauce, Parmesan-herb Crusted Potato Mash & Seasonal Vegetables

Gulf Shrimp & Grits

Featuring Stone-ground Yellow Cheese Grits, Andouille Sausage, Zesty Creole Cream Sauce & Seasoned Shrimp

Bronzed Gulf Fish of the Day

Lightly Blackened Fresh Fish over a bed of Caribbean Wild Rice, Hazelnut Butter Sauce, Seasonal Vegetables

Bronzed Gulf Fish & Shrimp (additional $12 to your ticket)

Lightly Blackened Fresh Fish, Shrimp over a bed of Caribbean Wild Rice, Hazelnut Butter Sauce, Seasonal Vegetables

Bronzed Gulf Fish & Crab (additional $12 to your ticket)

Lightly Blackened Fresh Fish, Jumbo Lump Crab over a bed of Caribbean Wild Rice, Hazelnut Butter Sauce, Seasonal Vegetables

Caribbean Glazed Chicken

8 oz. Hormone and Anti-biotic free airline cut Chicken Breast Glazed with flavors of the Caribbean , served with Island Wild Rice,  and Seasonal Vegetables

Southern Crab Cakes

Super and Jumbo Lump Crab Meat in a light cake, Smoked Tomato Choron Sauce, Caribbean Wild Rice, Seasonal Vegetables

Harvest Vegetables (vegan choice as well)

Featuring Roasted Portabella Mushroom Caps over a blend of Citrus Quinoa and Seasonal Roasted Vegetable assortment.

 

Time & Info

  • The SOLARIS cruises year-round with weekly fine dining and dancing cruises. Special event cruises include our Sandestin Wine Festival Champagne & Seafood Lunch Cruise and Easter Lunch Cruise. 
  • 3 hour cruise of the local waters of Sandestin, Florida.
  • Boarding begins 45 minutes prior to departure.
  • Please allow time to find the Sandestin Resort and the Baytowne Marina within the resort. Allow ample time to avoid unforeseen traffic and parking issues.
  • Dress is resort casual.
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult at all times.

Other Options

  • Option to upgrade to a Guaranteed Table by the Window when making your reservation.
  • Menu upgrades (appetizers, entrees).
  • Full-service bar offering premium wines, beers and cocktails.
  • Celebrating a special occasion? View our Destin Birthday and Anniversary Packages

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Boarding Locations

The SOLARIS is docked at the Baytowne Marina inside the Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort. The GPS address to arrive to the front gate of the Sandestin Resort is 9300 Emerald Coast Parkway Miramar Beach FL 32550 (Do not use Destin, Fl).

Once you pass the front gate, take your first right until you dead end into the stop sign. Turn left and look for the Baytowne Marina sign on the left. Turn left at the sign into the parking lot. Parking on the resort is limited and there are two parking options. Please allow enough time for traffic and parking.

Reservations, Payments & Cancellations

Reservations required online or by calling 850-650-2519. A credit card holds the reservation.

You will receive an email confirmation with all important information including traffic considerations, directions, boarding times, etc.

At the end of the evening, you will be presented with your final bill so please be sure to bring your desired form of payment. Cards on file can only be charged in the event you fail to make the cruise.

Minimum 24 hour notice of cancellation on public dinner cruises; At least 48-72 hour notice of cancellation on specialty / holiday cruises.

Captain’s Blog

Mother’s Day Lunch Cruise Destin Fl 2019 | SOLARIS Yacht

As the only dining and entertainment yacht in Destin Florida, SunQuest Cruises’s SOLARIS yacht offers an unforgettable Emerald Coast experience for Mother’s Day. Mom is the guest of honor on the SOLARIS Mother’s Day Lunch Cruise in Destin Fl on Sunday, May 12th from 1...

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Easter in Destin 2019 | SOLARIS Lunch Cruise

Cruise Through Easter in Destin Fl | Hop Aboard SunQuest Cruises SOLARIS Easter Lunch Cruise   Cruise Through Easter in Destin Fl on the SOLARIS yacht for our annual Easter Lunch Cruise. Make this Easter one to remember for the whole family has you enjoy a...

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Sandestin Wine Festival Cruise 2019 | SOLARIS Yacht

Cruise Thru the Sandestin Wine Festival 2019 on the SOLARIS Yacht with a Champagne and Seafood Lunch Cruise   Sip, savor and sail as sparkling waves and soft breezes set the mood for SunQuest Cruises’s Champagne & Seafood Lunch Cruise on Friday, April 12th from...

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“Our experience on SunQuest Cruises was fantastic! The service was wonderful, the yacht was spacious and the entertainment and dancing were a lot of fun! Our dinners were absolutely delicious and the presentation gorgeous!”

 

– Kristi

“Sunquest Cruises did everything right. The staff was polite and very helpful. The entertainment was just the very best. The food was perfect in every way. The atmosphere was delightful and very exciting.”

 

– Mark

“The atmosphere, the food, the service, the entertainment. I could not have asked for more. Wonderful experience.”

 

– Jenny