Public Dining Cruises

Weekly Destin Fine Dining Sunset Cruises

SOLARIS Yacht Sandestin Fl

Experience a majestic fusion of ambiance, food and live music on our Destin Sunset Fine Dining Cruises. 

Don’t you deserve to be spoiled on a yacht? Embark on a fine dining experience like no other along the Emerald Coast. The SOLARIS yacht offers weekly Sunset Dinner Cruises, a great alternative to restaurants in Destin. Enjoy majestic sunset views, coastal-inspired meals and live entertainment. Just this year, the SOLARIS yacht was voted as one of the best seafood restaurants in Destin by Tripadvisor! 

Rated as one of the top things to do in Destin, our Sunset Fine Dining Cruises are scheduled year-round from the Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort.  All three decks of the 125′ SOLARIS yacht offer spacious areas and unforgettable experiences. Cruise into the sunset as you sip your cocktail and take in the coastal breezes from the open air sky deck. Indulge in chef-prepared meals from the elegant indoor dining rooms with panoramic windows throughout. Dance under the stars to live music by Reggae Fusion band, Simply D’Vyne, that can be heard throughout all three decks. 

Don’t miss our Weekly Fireworks Dinner Cruises beginning May 21st as well as Father’s Day Lunch Cruise & 4th of July Fireworks Dinner Cruise

  • Dine, Dance, Cruise. A decadent meal awaits you aboard the SOLARIS Sunset Dinner cruises. Our locally-inspired menu is freshly prepared on-board by our chefs using fresh Gulf seafood, prime meats and more. 

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.

 

Dine

Locally-inspired Menu

Indulge in a coastal culinary experience featuring fresh, local Gulf seafood, prime beef and more. Our Destin Sunset Fine Dining Cruises feature a decadent three-course meal freshly prepared on-board by our chefs. Menu highlights include fresh Gulf shrimp, fish and crab cakes as well as prime steaks. Enjoy a fresh garden salad, entrée of your choice and dessert.

Vegetarian options, premium appetizers, children’s menu and birthday / anniversary packages are also available. 

Dance

Live Music

While the SOLARIS cruises the local waters, guests can enjoy a great meal and then dance the night away to live music by Reggae Fusion band, Simply D’Vyne. Dance under the moonlight on the open air sky deck or listen from the comfort of your table.

Simply D’vyne’s live music is a blend of rhythm, acoustic, harmonics, electronics, classics, roots & melody When love & music collide, it is Simply D’Vyne…It is jazz, blues, pop, rock, funk, soul & reggae, It is “Life should always feel this good, dance-able, chillax-able…music.”

Cruise

Sunsets and Coastal Breezes

After being greeted on-board the yacht by our captain, guests are welcome to begin their voyage at the full-service bar for a premium cocktail, specialty brew or glass of wine (additional cost to base tickets).

Take in the coastal breezes and panoramic views of Sandestin as you toast to the colorful sunset from the open air sky deck.  Guests can also enjoy sweeping sunset and water views from the panoramic windows in our elegant, indoor dining rooms. Both majestic settings for pictures.

You will find groups on many of our Destin Sunset Fine Dining cruises who are celebrating special occasions. If you have a more intimate dining experience in mind, please call our reservation line at 850-650-2519 so we can find the right table and cruise for you.

The SOLARIS offers year-round, weekly public dining cruises including holidays. Regular Destin Sunset Fine Dining Cruise prices include 3-hour cruise, 3-course meal, coffee/tea and live entertainment:

$79 per person
$38 per child ages 3 to 10 (children’s menu)
$20 per child ages 0 to 2 (with no meal)

**Ask about upgrades to a Guaranteed Window Seat when making your reservation.**

Celebrating a Birthday, Anniversary or Engagement in Destin? View our Special Celebration Packages 

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

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

View Celebration Packages >>

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.

"Our experience on the SunQuest Cruise 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