The luxury travel advisors at Virtuoso have named it. Now that travelers have had a taste of private yachting, they don’t want to give it up. According to insights released at Virtuoso Travel Week in Las Vegas, private yacht bookings are up 79 percent this year compared to 2019.

As more and more people turn to chartering yachts for their vacations, the world’s finest hotels are taking note and transferring their five-star service to the water. “Luxury hotels are masters of their own environments and deliver impeccable experiences for their guests. A yachting experience enables them to add an extra dimension to their service,” Ben Casey, owner of U.K. luxury travel agency Out of this World Travel, tells Robb Report. “They become their guests’ personal tour guides in some of the world’s most breathtaking environments.”

Half-day excursions or week-long charters or available, on classic sailing yachts or elegant superyachts. For many travelers, it means taking their first steps in yachting on a vessel with the same five-star touches as their favorite land-based hotels.

Here are 13 of the best hotel-and-yacht combinations around the world.