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Top 5 Ways to Enjoy a SOLARIS Cruise

One the most enjoyable and relaxing things to do along the Emerald Coast is to enjoy a cruise aboard the SOLARIS yacht.
The SOLARIS is a 125-foot, three-deck yacht, featuring an open-air sky deck, covered outdoor seating, full-service bar and spacious indoor spaces with panoramic windows. And we recently learned there are many fabulous ways to experience SOLARIS. 

Here's the top 5 ways to cruise aboard the SOLARIS:

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A Dinner Cruise.

Once you step aboard the Solaris, you’re transported to a luxurious evening. Start on the sky deck with a pre-departure cocktail and take in the sights and sounds of the Sandestin Marina. Once you set sail, you’ll enjoy sweeping views of the Choctawhatchee Bay as the sun begins to set. Next head inside to your table, where you’re presented with a four-course, chef prepared meal, featuring the freshest seafood and finest steaks. Live entertainment throughout the cruise creates the perfect ambiance to relax or dance the night away. The recipient of the 2014 TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence, the SOLARIS is one of the most popular things to do in Destin and South Walton.

Solaris Crab Cakes

A Private Party.

The SOLARIS is available for parties or corporate retreats. Whether you or a loved one is celebrating a special anniversary, engagement or holiday celebration, the SOLARIS is a fun option. Having the entire yacht for you, family, friends, and/or co-workers is a fantastic experience and allows you to completely customize activities, entertainment and menu.

SOLARIS Easter Lunch Cruise

A Corporate Retreat.

While most consider the SOLARIS for leisure, the yacht is well-suited for a corporate retreat. The lower level can be arranged theater-style with podiums, screens, white board, etc. The board is equipped with sound system and other technology features to make meetings successful. The group can then head to the upper deck for lunch and the third deck can be used for break-out groups or simply provide fresh air between sessions.

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A Wedding.

The SOLARIS was built with weddings in mind. The spectacular setting combined with the elegance of a luxurious yacht creates an unforgettable experience for the bride and groom and their guests. The Sky deck’s bridal platform was ready made for couples for to say “I do.” The lower level decks provide weather proof options and elegant indoor spaces for dining and dancing. SunQuest Cruises will soon introduce a new wedding planning service, allowing brides to plan the wedding of their dreams from beach to bay and everything in between.

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A Specialty Cruise.

While the dinner cruises are delightful, cruising during the day shines a different light on the breathtaking views. Whether enjoying a Mother’s Day brunch cruise or BBQ & Bourbon cruise, specialty cruises are held throughout the year.

Now that we’ve got you longing for a SOLARIS cruise, we have great news! Guests of Newman-Dailey Resort Properties receive 20% off dinner cruises for two or more. See our Be Free Bundle page. Or for those vacationing along the Emerald Coast this fall, SOLARIS is running a  limited-time offer Facebook promotion, featuring a buy one, get one half price dinner cruise coupon. Visit SOLARIS Facebook page to download the coupon. Visit to learn about upcoming cruises or to make a reservation. 

Have you booked your next South Walton or Destin beach vacation? Now is the time! The temperatures are falling and so are the rates. View our premier South Walton and Destin vacation rentals online or call one of our friendly vacation specialists at 1-800-225-7652.

See you @ the beach!