(Last Updated on : 08-02-2016)
Ananda Spa also houses the only 'Aveda' Beauty Institute in India, an international beauty line now part of Estee Lauder. With extensive recreational facilities as the outdoor lap pool; the 16-station life-cycle gymnasium; Squash
court; opportunities for outdoor adventure activities like rafting
safari and the art
and culture programs, the spa rests on the multiple pillars of physical, mental and emotional well being. 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
Location of Ananda Spa
Ananda Spa is located at 265 kms from New Delhi
, 55 kms from Jolly Grant
, 45 kms from Haridwar
Railway Station, 25 kms from Shivpuri
river rafting camps on the Ganges.
Facilities in Ananda Spa
The preferred destination for the refined traveller, Ananda offers 70 deluxe rooms and 5 suites, each with unparalleled views of the river Ganges, the town of Rishikesh
or the Palace. Sticking to the concept of holistic health and well-being is the alluring cuisine at the Restaurant, carefully prepared to rejuvenate, revitalise and renew.
Amenities in Ananda Spa
The amenities available here are Yoga, Pranayama
, Meditation, Fitness, cooking, demonstrations, Excursions, Foot Bath
, Heated Lap Pool, Indoor and Outdoor Jacuzzi, Steam, Sauna, Chill Plunge Pool, Kneipp Hydrotherapy
Accomodation of Ananda Spa
The rooms at Ananda are filled with natural Himalayan light, designed to imbibe the feel of the mountains. Built on a mountain ridge, the guest rooms offer breathtaking view of the valley and the city of Rishikesh or the Palace
. The rooms have been designed in a minimalist and holistic fashion with wooden floors offset by essential furniture, walk- in closet and well-lit marble bathrooms with sunken bathtub facing bay windows offering exquisite views. One of the main features of the rooms is the independent patio balcony with breath-taking view of the Himalayas, where one can relax or even practice Yoga.
Cuisine at Ananda Spa
Food is an integral part of rejuvenation and forms a quintessential element of Ananda philosophy
. The spa's basic guiding principle says - A spa should not necessarily be looked at as a place to diet
and lose weight but should instead be a 'Way of Life'. 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.