Accommodation rating: Good Standard
The Ananda Resort & Spa is a luxury spa hotel situated approximately 25 km (45mins) outside Rishikesh. It is dramatically set on a hilltop offering magnificent views over Rishikesh and the holy Ganges river. Many of the public areas are in the 19th century palace along with the spectacular Viceregal suite; the main guest accommodation is surrounded by picturesque gardens and located a little way from the reception. With the emphasis on well-being and relaxation, there is an enormous spa, an Olympic sized swimming pool, two gyms, tennis courts and fine cuisine. There are many places of interest close by and the area is ideal for walks and picnics.
The Ananda spa offers an extensive menu of over 80 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 its focus 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 programmes are designed to meet individual needs and health goals, including de-stress, detoxification and cleansing, deep relaxation, anti-ageing, weight and inch loss, while also offering guidance in the areas of nutrition and exercise.
24 treatment rooms with specialized 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 offers a temperature controlled outdoor lap pool and a state of the art 16-station life-cycle gymnasium.
Please call 020 3813 2966 for more information or to make a booking.