When it comes to experiencing the world of superyachts one of the best ways to get your feet wet without jumping in all the way is to charter. Instead of financially committing to long term ownership it is possible to experience the lifestyle for one week or even a few days at a time. Many of the world’s largest and most luxurious superyachts are available for charter in the Caribbean or Mediterranean year-around.

If you’re interested in experiencing the superyacht lifestyle but don’t know where to start you’ve come to the right place. We’ve compiled the top 5 biggest and best superyachts money can buy for a five-star charter vacation.

The costs listed below are base prices. Charter guests must pay additional expenses on top of the listed price.

Here are the best of the best:

1. 302′ M/Y Queen Miri: $1.9M per week

M/Y Queen Miri is built with luxurious accommodations for 36 guests across 18 private staterooms. Up to 36 crew members will be on board to ensure you have the charter experience of your dreams. Queen Miri approaches the size of a small cruise ship and certainly has the amenities to ensure no guest is ever looking for something to do. You can expect a swimming pool, steam room, childrens play room, complete spa with sauna, deck jacuzzis, a gymnasium, theater and more. Of course, there is also a helicopter pad to ensure you can rapidly get to and from the mother-ship if you’re out on shore excursions.

2. 312′ M/Y Kismet: $1.3M per week

Kismet built by Lurssen in 2014

Much like Queen Miri, Kismet is loaded with all the amenities you could imagine. As a relatively new launch from highly respected German builder Lurssen Kismet has quickly risen to prominence in the global superyacht community and includes accommodations for 12 guests across 7 cabins. 28 crew members will be standing by to make your experience the best it possibly can be.

3. 272′ M/Y Here Comes the Sun: $1.3M per week

Photo courtesy and available for Charter through Fraser Yachts

If you’re a pianist who enjoys yachting look no further. Here Comes the Sun built by Amels ┬áhas a self-playing grand piano in its main saloon. Of course it is laden with all the other superyacht features including pools, a gym and beach club for lounging at sea level. Includes accommodations for 12 guests and 25 crew members to cater to your needs.

4.295′ M/Y Phoenix 2: $1.1M per week

Phoenix 2 built by Lurssen in 2010. Photo by Phoenix 2

Another prominent build by Lurssen launched in 2010 – Phoenix 2 also includes a grand piano. The interior was designed with an influence from New York City in the 1930s. There are sumptuous accommodations for 12 guests across 6 cabins and an additional 28 crew members. Phoenix 2 holds a myriad of water toys and includes a full gymnasium plus a 7.5m pool and private jacuzzi attached to the master stateroom.

5. 285′ M/Y Ace: $1.1M per week

Ace built by Lurssen in 2012. Photo by Javier Rullan Ruano

The pool in Ace’s foredeck is an ideal spot to soak up beautiful views at anchor or while cruising to new destinations. With accommodations for 12 guests and 28 crew ensuring everything runs smoothly Ace is a great platform for an idyllic charter experience with family and friends. Amenities on board include a gym, the large swimming pool in the foredeck, a beach club and helicopter pad to make getting to and from the superyacht as easy as possible.