Ananda in the Himalayas is a luxury destination spa located in the foothills of the Himalayas, the birthplace of Yoga and Ayurveda. Built around a 100 acre Maharaja’s palace estate, Ananda offers breathtaking views of the Himalayan mountains, and the spiritual river Ganga. Ananda integrates the traditional Indian wellness practices of Ayurveda, Yoga and Vedanta with the best of international wellness experiences. Experience signature wellness programs including Ayurvedic Rejuvenation, Weight Management and Detox in the expansive 25,000 sq.ft. spa with personalised spa consultations and expert therapists.
Ananda offers luxurious accomodation including 70 rooms, 5 suites including the popular Viceregal Suite in the Viceregal Palace. Ananda's signature one 1 Bedroom Villa and two 2 Bedroom Villas each with their private pools create a perfect escape in the midst of surrounding Sal trees. The rooms offer unparalleled views of either the holy river Ganges meandering below in the town of Rishikesh or a view of the 19th century Maharaja's Palace with the surrounding hills.
The restaurant and its charming tree top deck offer expertly prepared healthy cuisine based on ayurvedic principles of holistic health and well-being, but also offer a vast range of international favourites for those not on wellness programs. A vast array of outdoor adventure activities including Safaris through the Rajaji National Park, Treks and Nature Walks, and White Water Rafting on the Ganges are available for wildlife and nature lovers, fitness enthusiasts and thrill seekers.
Located just 260 kilometers north of New Delhi, Ananda is easily accessible with a 45 minute flight from New Delhi International Airport to Dehradun Airport followed by a 50 minute scenic drive to Ananda. 7 to 8 flights operate daily.