Ayurveda has been practiced
in India for centuries. The holistic treatments
offered for free by Hindu Ashramas combined
with yoga techniques for better life and health
have attracted the Westerners to the East. Almost
as relaxing as Spas of the West, there has been
increasingly a demand for combined comfort of
Spas and benefits of Ayurveda.
There are traditional Kerala Ayurvedic health
resorts that have been increasingly gaining
fame and popularity along with various other
Ayurveda & Spa centers
that have come up all over India.
These health resorts offer more than 5000 years
old, the oldest surviving complete medical system
of Ayurveda. You do not simply
get a health care system but learn a new lifestyle
that can help you to maintain perfect balance
and harmony within the human existence. The
experience offers us to balance our physical,
mental, emotional and spiritual components to
achieve perfect holistic health. There are aromatic
oil massages; clay and herb treatments and various
other treatments are based on the natural products
and principles of Ayurveda.
Spa services like therapeutic massages; European
and Thai facials and body treatments are much
Swirled in the sacred mists of time, nestled
in the Himalayas is Ananda, a world class Destination
Spa. Once the residence of Maharaja of Tehri-Garhwal,
it is dedicated to today’s traveler, who
is looking for innovative ways to restore and
rejuvenate his energies.
The 21,000 square foot spa offers an extensive
menu of over 79 body and beauty treatments,
integrating the traditional Indian systems of
Ayurveda with the more contemporary
Western spa approach. The spa experience strives
to achieve the ultimate harmony between the
physical and the mental realms of the individual.
With unique focuses on the traditional Indian
sciences of Yoga and Ayurveda,
Ananda Spa creates the skillful synthesis between
age-old therapies and modern spa technology.
The personalized therapy and activities programs
is designed to meet individual needs and health
goals - de-stress, detoxification and cleansing,
deep relaxation, anti-aging, weight & inch
loss, while also offering guidance in the areas
of nutrition and exercise.
20 treatment rooms with specialised areas for
Ayurveda, Oriental and European
systems of holistic health, a team of qualified
nutritionists, Western & Ayurvedic physicians,
spa therapists with knowledge of ancient Indian
sciences and modern western treatments - all
gently guide you towards a better lifestyle.
Ananda Spa also houses the only ‘Aveda’
Beauty Institute in India, an international
beauty line now part of Estee Lauder.
At Ananda-In the Himalayas, the calming integration
of lush greenery, fresh mountain air, Himalayan
spring water, the luxurious therapy rooms overlooking
the holy River Ganges and the mystifying Himalayas,
provides the ideal environment for rejuvenation
of the body, mind and soul.
The preferred destination for the discerning
traveller, Ananda offers 70 deluxe rooms and
5 suites, each with unparalleled views of the
river Ganges, the town of Rishikesh or the Palace.
Adhering to the concept of holistic health and
well-being is the tempting cuisine at the Restaurant,
carefully prepared to rejuvenate, revitalise
and renew you.
The gastronomic experience at the Restaurant
offers a delectable Spa Cuisine menu, in addition
to an unbeatable fare of India, European, Oriental
and World cuisine. Menu highlights the philosophy
of better living, by providing food enriched
with the vivid flavour of organic vegetables
and herbs. The Restaurant is built in a grove
of old Sal trees, overlooking the valley of
Rishikesh, thereby enhancing your sensual journey.
Wireless internet connectivity is provided
in the rooms for guests wishing to use their
personal Laptops. Laptops are also available
for use from the Front Office on request.
Ananda also has extensive recreational facilities
as the outdoor lap pool; the 16-station life-cycle
gymnasium; Squash court; 6 hole golf course;
opportunities for outdoor adventure activities
like rafting, trekking, wildlife safari and
the art and culture programs, the spa rests
on the multiple pillars of physical, mental
and emotional well being.
1. Panoramic view terrace
2. Sunken bathtub with picture
3. Separate shower Walk-in
4. Two line telephones
5. Private bar
6. In-room safe
7. Tea and coffee maker
8. Temperature AC and Heat