Thinking of unique holiday gift ideas continues to become challenging. Experiences offer a lifetime of memories that aren’t dispensable like tangible gifts. The SOLARIS yacht offers unforgettable Thanksgiving, holiday and New Year’s Eve cruises in a convenient, all-inclusive Northwest Florida beach resort setting. “Not many people can say they spent the holidays on a 125 foot yacht,” stated James Murray, General Manager for SOLARIS. “Our holiday cruises feature chef-prepared meals while cruising the sparkling waters and enjoying time with family and friends.” The 125-foot SOLARIS yacht boasts three decks of indoor and outdoor spaces. Guests embark on a memorable experience that begins with a warm greeting by Captain Matt as they navigate throughout the yacht. Whether it’s inside the elegant dining room with panoramic windows or on the open air decks, all seating on the SOLARIS yacht offers breathtaking scenic views of the beautiful local waters and landscape. The yacht is conveniently docked at the all-inclusive Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort, offering a multitude of accommodation, transportation, dining and entertainment options. Guests can celebrate Thanksgiving on the water on the SOLARIS Thanksgiving Buffet Cruises on Thursday, November 26, with the lunch cruise from 12 - 2 pm and the dinner cruise from 6 - 8 pm. The SOLARIS chefs freshly prepare a cornucopia of coastal and traditional cuisines aboard the yacht’s galley. The lavish Thanksgiving Buffet includes an Herb-Roasted Turkey with Giblet Gravy, Maple Ham, Baked Gulf Fish with Lemon Butter Sauce, Southern Succotash, Green Bean Casserole, Cornbread Dressing, Sweet Potato Casserole and an assortment of traditional Thanksgiving Desserts. SunQuest Cruises’ SOLARIS Thanksgiving Buffet Cruise ranges from $20 - $58 per person, which includes a two-hour cruise and a delectable Thanksgiving buffet. The Thanksgiving celebration continues through the weekend as the SOLARIS offers fine dining and dancing cruises on Friday, November 27 and Saturday, November 28 from 6 - 9 pm. Cruising year-round, the SOLARIS yacht is available throughout the holiday season for private events, weddings, holiday parties and groups up to 150 people. Enjoy the elegant fusion of a luxurious yacht, ambiance, romance and entertainment on SunQuest Cruises annual New Year’s Eve Fireworks, Dinner and Dancing Cruise on Thursday, December 31st from 8 pm – 12:30 am. Patrons will embark on a memorable evening that includes a five-course seated dinner, live entertainment, fireworks, party favors and champagne. While the SOLARIS cruises the local waters, the five-course New Year’s Eve culinary adventure begins with NOLA BBQ Shrimp and Sweet Corn Muffins, followed by a Savory Blackeye Pea, Andouille and Collards soup. Next, guests will enjoy a Firecracker Greens salad with colorful peppers and Champagne Buttermilk Vinaigrette dressing. Entrée choices include Seared Duck Breast, Braised Beef Short Rib, Baked Grouper with Toasted Almond Butter Sauce and Roasted Harvest Vegetables. The meal concludes with a Flag Ship Puff Pastry Dessert. The soiree on the water continues with live music that can be heard from all three decks. At final countdown, guests will grab party favors and raise a glass to 2016 with a midnight Champagne toast. The sky will illuminate with a fireworks show from the nearby Sandestin resort. The SOLARIS New Year’s Eve Fireworks and Dinner Cruise is an all-inclusive event for $115 per person, including a four and a half hour cruise, five-course meal, live entertainment, fireworks, party favors and champagne. Sandestin also offers a variety of accommodations on-property for anyone seeking a worry-free night. Give the gift of an unforgettable experience with a gift certificate for a SOLARIS dinner cruise. Dinner cruises are scheduled weekly throughout the year and other holiday cruises including Valentine’s Day, Mother’s Day, Father’s Day and more. For additional information, menus, videos, photos and required reservations, visit www.SunQuestCruises.com or call 850.650.2519.