An award-winning luxury destination spa in the Himalayan foothills, Ananda is located on a 100-acre Maharaja’s Palace Estate. Surrounded by graceful Sal forests and overlooking the spiritual town of Rishikesh and the Ganges river valley below, Ananda integrates traditional Ayurveda, Yoga and Vedanta with international wellness experiences, fitness and healthy, organic cuisine to restore balance and harmony.
Ananda’s 78 rooms, suites and villas are designed with classic elegance in a colonial architectural style and blend seamlessly with the lush surrounding landscapes. The elegant rooms feature panoramic views of the valley or of the Palace. With a serene and natural feel, each room is a haven in itself, with luxurious beds, perfectly appointed bathrooms overlooking landscaped gardens or the valley, and private balconies with picture-perfect views. Four Suites facing either the Valley or the Maharaja’s palace have secluded private gardens. The historic Viceregal Suite with its own private terrace offers spectacular views of surrounding valleys. Each of the three private luxury villas has its own private pool, each surrounded by Sal trees and a deck area with comfortable lounge beds.
Ananda's expansive spa is spread across 25,000 sq. ft. with 24 treatment rooms, state-of-the-art gymnasium, outdoor temperature-controlled swimming pool and luxurious hydrotherapy facilities - a key component of the treatments at Ananda Spa. The spa, featuring more than 80 body and beauty experiences, integrates the traditional Indian wellness practices of Ayurveda and Yoga with the best of international wellness experiences at the finest destination spa in India. The personalized therapy and activities programs are designed to meet individual needs and health goals – de-stress, detoxification and cleansing, deep relaxation, anti-ageing and weight loss - while also offering guidance in the areas of nutrition and active fitness. A team of qualified nutritionists, Western and Ayurvedic physicians, spa therapists, yoga and fitness experts all gently guide you towards a better lifestyle at this award-winning Himalayan spa and wellness retreat.
Ananda is a 40-minute picturesque drive from the Dehradun airport which is connected via daily 45-minute flights from Delhi International Airport.