• Luxury
  • Yoga & Meditation

Situated in the Himalayan foothills, let the award-winning luxury Ananda Spa sweep you off of your feet as you find your way to ultimate relaxation and healing. Ananda Spa integrates traditional Ayurveda, yoga and Vedanta with international wellness experiences, fitness and healthy organic cuisine to restore balance and harmony. Breathe in the fresh mountain air and let nature, beauty and stillness work their magic to create an unforgettable wellness experience.

Join Ananda Spa in this 8-Day Ananda Spa Yoga Retreat. This retreat will help you rediscover yourself through the ancient and traditional discipline of yoga, which encompasses all aspects of life in order to balance the mind, body and spirit. Ananda Yoga nurtures and enhances the physical, mental, emotional and spiritual qualities in a simple, effective and practical manner, for all levels of skill and fitness, through the time-proven approaches of Hatha yoga, Raja yoga and Kriya yoga.

The 8-day Yoga Retreat program includes 5 personal yoga classes, 4 personal pranayama sessions, 3 personal meditation sessions, 1 Ayurvedic therapy session, 7 international therapy sessions, 1 cleansing therapy. Therapies include Shirodhara, Reiki, grounding salt scrub, Thai massage reflexology, Aromatherapy massage, Ananda Fusin, Rose Quartz facial or Amethyst rejuvenation, and Jai Neti.

Standard inclusions for the program include consultations, morning wake up signature tea and fresh fruit bowl, 3 Ananda Rejuvenation Spa Cuisine meals (breakfast/lunch/dinner) per night per person, daily use of Hydrotherapy facilities (steam, sauna, chill plunge pool, Kneipp Hydrotherapy foot bath and heated lap pool), scheduled spa lifestyle and wellness activities (yoga, pranayama, Vedanta lectures, cooking demos, wellness lectures, treks, and cultural performances).

What is included

  • Accommodation
  • All Meals
  • Pool
  • Spa
  • WiFi Internet
  • Ayurveda Treatment
  • Excursion
  • Health Consultation
  • Meditation
  • Spa Treatment
  • Steam Room
  • Vegetarian
  • Yoga
  • Daily Breakfast
  • Vegan

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Venue   Ananda Spa

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.

Accommodations

Food

A healthy lifestyle requires a customized diet. A nutritious and balanced diet according to an individual’s body type, incorporating the principles of Ayurveda, is the core to every meal at Ananda Spa. At Ananda, food is not created only for taste but designed to fulfill the needs of these specific body types. With a specially curated menu courtesy of its in-house Ayurvedic doctors and Chefs, Ananda serves food that is rejuvenating and soulful while being delectable and sumptuous. Ananda Spa's cuisine uses fresh produce from local organic farms and is low in fat and calories with a special emphasis on whole grains, fresh fruits and vegetables, lean proteins and low-fat dairy products, while avoiding added or artificial salts, colors, flavors and preservatives.

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WHY YOU WILL LOVE THIS RETREAT

Experience a slice of heaven as you spend eight beautiful days at Ananda Spa in the foothills of the Himalayas. Feel extreme comfort and pampering as you practice the art of yoga and feel its healing effects. Nurture body, mind, and soul and immerse yourself in this wonderful experience of peace. 

Marionne B.

Yovada Wanderer

  Uttarakhand, India

The Garhwal Himalayas are mountain ranges located in the state of Uttarakhand, India. The mountain ranges cross two regions: Garhwal division and Kumaon division. Garhwal Kingdom consisted of the present day Tehri Garhwal district and most of the Uttarkashi district. The region consists almost entirely of rugged mountain ranges running in all directions. It is separated by narrow valleys. The highest mountains are in the north, with principal peaks being Nanda Devi, Kamet, Trisul, Badrinath, Dunagiri, and Kedarnath. 


To get to Garhwal, one can easily get a bus from I.S.B.T Kashmeri Gate (Metro Station) in New Delhi to Kotdwar and Rishikesh.

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