There are now holidays dedicated to providing you with the opportunity to become the mermaid of your dreams.
Hotels.com have seen the trend for people wanting to don the fin and become 'merpeople' for the purpose of fitness and to realise a fantasy.
Certain holiday destinations now incorporate classes that are designed to improve core strength and fitness through wearing a special mermaid's tail in the water. The feeling of becoming this beautiful mythical creature of the underwater world provides people with an experience they'll never forget.
This video gives you a taster of what to expect on your 'mermazing' holiday;
If you fancy swapping your legs for a tail for a session, here are three places that you can give it a go...
Zafiro Palace Palmanova is located in Majorca, Spain. Take a break from relaxing on the sun loungers and enjoy one of two classes that will be running from 20th to the 22nd of September.
Kanucha Bay Hotels & Villas are Tucked away in Okinawa, Japan. The retreat will be running one class per day from the 17th to the 21st September.
Join in with one of the classes and work up an appetite before enjoying one of the seven restaurants at Camino Real Polanco in Mexico. They will be running one session per day on various dates in September.