Ananda Active

Ananda In the Himalayas - Indian Residents 

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Luxury Center
Ayurvedic Center
Yoga Retreat
Resort and Spa

Tehri Uttarakhand Outskirts

Experience luxury, traditional Indian wellness at the foothills of the Himalayas

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The Ananda Active program aims to combine personal fitness, guided outdoor treks, yoga, aqua fitness and therapeutic spa experiences to offer guests a complete rejuvenating and strengthening experience.
Together with Sumaya - a leading fitness and wellness professional in India, the fitness experiences in this program are individualized and follow a goal-orientated fitness approach. The program also evaluates ones current tness level and identi?es treks best suited to both the guest's physical condition and the type of landscape and experience they seek. Outdoor fitness activities also help you understand how your body responds to outdoor terrain and uncontrolled exercise environments.
Personal yoga sessions are also offered which provide balance and activate energies while Pranayama pays attention to the breathing and recti?es faulty patterns of the breath resulting in an enhanced level of vitality and relaxation. Spa experiences and therapies in this program stretch and tone muscles complementing the outdoor activities and fitness sessions. The new Active menus offer hearty and satisfying balance of high protein, healthy fats, fiber and carbohydrates to fuel the body for optimum performance while training.
The program includes Wellness (Ayurvedic) Consultation, Fitness Evaluation, Chef’s Consultation, Personalized Treks with guide(with an option to replace 1 trek with white water rafting), personal fitness sessions (in gym), outdoor fitness boot camp sessions, Aqua Fitness, Sports Massage, Active Massage(post fitness), therapies like Abhyanga (or) Choornaswedana, Reflexology, Invigorating Salt scrub, stimulating Jet Blitz Shower, personalised Yoga and Pranayama (per room).

Package Inclusions:
- Pre-arrival wellness questionnaire to be filled and submitted online by the guest (mandatory for confirmation of wellness programme)
- Pre-arrival 1-week lifestyle and diet guidelines (recommended for optimal results)
Consultations
-Individual Wellness (Ayurvedic) Consultation
-Where required, fitness consultation and tests
-Ongoing progress checks with Ayurvedic Physician
-Detailed debrief and lifestyle consultation

- Morning Wake Up signature tea and fresh fruit bowl provided every day.
- Hydrotherapy facilities: Steam, Sauna, Chill Plunge Pool, Kneipp Hydrotherapy Foot Bath

PROGRAMME INCLUSIONS
*All individual wellness and therapy sessions are as per the respective programmes listed below, however, are all subject to change based on assessment/ consultation with Ananda’s wellness consultant.
*All personal yoga, fitness and meditation sessions in case of double occupancy will be provided as combined sessions for both persons unless otherwise advised by Ananda’s wellness consultant.

Ananda In the Himalayas - Indian Residents

World Class Wellness Destination

Ananda is an award-winning luxury destination spa resort in India situated at the Himalayan foothills in Northern India. Located on a 100-acre Maharaja’s Palace Estate, Ananda is surrounded by graceful Sal forests and overlooks the spiritual town of Rishikesh and the Ganges river valley. Ananda, one of the best luxury wellness retreats in India, integrates traditional Ayurveda, Yoga, and Vedanta with international wellness experiences, fitness, and healthy organic cuisine to restore balance and harmonize energy.

Living & Stay

Ananda’s 78 rooms, suites, and villas are designed with classic elegance in the colonial hill architectural style and blend seamlessly with the lush surrounding landscapes. The 70 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 with bathtubs overlooking landscaped gardens or the valley, and private balconies with picture perfect views. 4 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 3 private luxury villas has 40 sq. meters private villa pools which are surrounded by Sal trees and a deck area with comfortable lounge beds.

About the Spa

An expansive spa spread across 25000 sq. ft. with its 24 treatment rooms, state of the art gymnasium, outdoor temperature-controlled swimming pool, and luxurious hydrotherapy facilities is the center of attention at Ananda. The spa featuring more than 80 body and beauty experiences integrates traditional Indian wellness practices of Ayurveda and Yoga with the best of international wellness experiences at the best destination spa in India. The personalized therapy and activities program 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 active fitness. A team of qualified nutritionists, Western & Ayurvedic physicians, spa therapists, Yoga, and Fitness experts all gently guide towards a better lifestyle at this Himalayan spa and wellness retreat.

Dining & Cuisine

Ananda’s wellness cuisine incorporates key principles from Ayurveda, which takes into consideration not just taste, but suitability to body type. The cuisine is fresh natural foods low in fat and calories with an emphasis on whole grains, fresh fruits and vegetables, lean proteins, low-fat dairy products, and the avoidance of added or artificial salts, colors, flavors, or preservatives. Ananda’s wellness cuisine concept is reemphasized by the show kitchen at Ananda where the chefs instruct in how to make these dishes at home so that one may continue that ‘way of life’. Special care menus are provided in consultation with the in house Ayurvedic doctor, to align the specific imbalances of the various body types. 

Ananda Wellness Programmes

These signature all-inclusive packages are programs which are tailor-made for individual health goals. Ananda’s wellness programs follow a holistic approach towards achieving the best results in a safe, nurturing atmosphere expertly guided by the team of expert ayurvedic doctors, skilled therapists, nutritionists, yogis, and spa cuisine chefs. Years of research by our ayurvedic, yogic and international wellness experts have enabled a unique integrated focus on the core physical and mental aspects which have the most impact. The results are award-winning programs which work to create a sustainable journey towards a healthier, enriched lifestyle. 


Ananda In the Himalayas - Indian Residents Ananda Active Palace/ Garden View room
Palace/ Garden View room

eature tastefully appointed bedrooms with attached lounges, large bathrooms and secluded private gardens faciing either the Valley or the Maharaja's palace. The 3 Garden Suites face either the Valley or the Maharaja’s palace. These 2-bay suites feature tastefully appointed bedrooms with attached sitting rooms and large bathrooms with tranquil garden views. Secluded private gardens situated to overlook the valley, add to the charm and privacy of these suites.

TV    A/C    Locker    Double Bed    Single Bed    Telephone    Butler Service    Western-Style Bathroon    Hot Water Facility   
Ananda In the Himalayas - Indian Residents Ananda Active Ananda Suite
Ananda Suite

Housed on the ground floor and overlooking the valley, the 3-bay Ananda Suite spells luxury and enchantment. With luxuriously fitted bathrooms overlooking the view and its own private sitting and dining areas, the suite also has a large private garden with a gazebo seating, which is perfect for intimate dinners and leisurely breakfasts. The Ananda Suite also has an extra powder room with a shower in addition the main bathroom.

TV    A/C    Locker    Double Bed    Single Bed    Telephone    Butler Service   
Ananda In the Himalayas - Indian Residents Ananda Active Vice Regal Suite
Vice Regal Suite

In the precincts of the Maharaja’s Palace, the Viceregal Suite is a perfect retreat for the connoisseur. It comprises of a spacious sitting and dining area and a plush bedroom featuring a period four-poster bed. The attached dressing room and bathroom are beautifully appointed with antique fittings and furniture. With its own private terrace and a roof top gazebo seating overlooking the sloping landscaped gardens and the distant Ganga Valley, staying at the Viceregal Suite takes you back into India’s regal past.

TV    A/C    Locker    Double Bed    Single Bed    Telephone    Butler Service   
Ananda In the Himalayas - Indian Residents Ananda Active One Bedroom Villa
One Bedroom Villa

Ananda’s 78 rooms, suites and villas are designed with classic elegance in the colonial hill architectural style and blend seamlessly with the lush surrounding landscapes. The 70 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 with bathtubs overlooking landscaped gardens or the valley, and private balconies with picture perfect views. 4 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 3 private luxury villas has 40 sq. meters private villa pools which are surrounded by Sal trees and a deck area with comfortable lounge beds. Two 2-bedroom villas (1800 sq. ft.) and one 1-bedroom villa (1200 sq. ft), each elegantly appointed with a living room, a pantry for the butler, a dressing room and a large bathroom featuring a private sauna with an unhampered view of the private swimming pool.The 40 Sq Metres private pools are surrounded with a deck area equipped with comfortable lounge beds. Ideal for a quiet retreat into a tranquil environment.

TV    A/C    Minibar    Locker    Double Bed    Single Bed    Telephone   
Ananda In the Himalayas - Indian Residents Ananda Active Two Bedroom Villa
Two Bedroom Villa

Ananda’s 78 rooms, suites and villas are designed with classic elegance in the colonial hill architectural style and blend seamlessly with the lush surrounding landscapes. The 70 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 with bathtubs overlooking landscaped gardens or the valley, and private balconies with picture perfect views. 4 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 3 private luxury villas has 40 sq. meters private villa pools which are surrounded by Sal trees and a deck area with comfortable lounge beds. Two 2-bedroom villas (1800 sq. ft.) and one 1-bedroom villa (1200 sq. ft), each elegantly appointed with a living room, a pantry for the butler, a dressing room and a large bathroom featuring a private sauna with an unhampered view of the private swimming pool.The 40 Sq Metres private pools are surrounded with a deck area equipped with comfortable lounge beds. Ideal for a quiet retreat into a tranquil environment.

TV    A/C    Minibar    Locker    Double Bed    Single Bed    Telephone   
Ananda In the Himalayas - Indian Residents Ananda Active Garden Suite
Garden Suite

The 3 Garden Suites face either the Valley or the Maharaja’s palace. These 2-bay suites feature tastefully appointed bedrooms with attached sitting rooms and large bathrooms with tranquil garden views. Secluded private gardens situated to overlook the valley, add to the charm and privacy of these suites.

TV    A/C    Locker    Double Bed    Single Bed    Telephone    Butler Service   
Ananda In the Himalayas - Indian Residents Ananda Active Deluxe Valley View( Premium floors)
Deluxe Valley View( Premium floors)

Newly renovated, these 45 sqm. deluxe rooms are located on the top floors, with a private balcony and panoramic views of the Rishikesh valley. Each room is equipped with a luxurious King size bed, a comfortable Settee with a footrest facing the balcony, a 42’ LCD TV, elegant writing and bedside tables. The large private balcony has a chaise-lounge for complete relaxation and a tea table. Each room features spacious walk-in closets and perfectly appointed bathrooms with life size mirrors and a luxurious bathtub with an LCD TV and windows overlooking panoramic views of the valley. All rooms are equipped with DVD player, tea coffee maker, well stocked mini bar with healthy options, electronic safe and complimentary high speed Wi-Fi internet access.

TV    A/C    Locker    Double Bed    Single Bed    Telephone    Butler Service    Western-Style Bathroon   
Ananda In the Himalayas - Indian Residents Ananda Active Delux Valley View
Delux Valley View

Each room is equipped with a luxurious King size bed, a comfortable Settee with a footrest facing the balcony, a 42’ LCD TV, elegant writing and bedside tables. The large private balcony has a chaise-lounge for complete relaxation and a tea table. Each room features spacious walk-in closets and perfectly appointed bathrooms with life size mirrors and a luxurious bathtub with an LCD TV and windows overlooking views of the valley. All rooms are equipped with DVD player, tea coffee maker, well stocked mini bar with healthy options, electronic safe and complimentary high speed Wi-Fi internet access.

TV    A/C    Double Bed    Single Bed    Telephone    Butler Service    Western-Style Bathroon   


How to Reach

Airway Connectivity
Jolly Grant Airport, Dehradun Indira Gandhi International Airport, Delhi
Railway Connectivity
Dehradun Railway Station
Roadway Connectivity
The drive to Ananda from Delhi takes approximately 7-8 hours depending on traffic conditions. Although a few of our guests do chose to come by road we do not recommend this as traffic is difficult to estimate. There are frequent flights from Delhi International Airport to Jolly Grant Airport, Dehradun. Flight time is 45 minutes followed by a 40 min picturesque drive to Ananda in the Himalayas. Daily trains operate from Delhi. The train journey takes 4.5 hours from Delhi to Haridwar followed by a 90 minute drive to Ananda in the Himalayas.

Arrival and Departure Time: - Check -In time is 14:00 hours and Che -Out Time is 11:00 hours. - Early check -in charges: To guarantee a room any time prior to 09:00 hours, 100% of the 1st night charge will be levied. To guarantee a room any me beyond 9:00 hours, 50% of the 1st night will be levied. - Late check -out charges: To guarantee the room any time beyond 17:00 hours, 100% of the previous night’s charge will be levied. To guarantee the room any time up to 17:00 hours, 50% of the previous night’s charge will be levied. Rates: - These rates are valid for individual bookings only; group rates will be quoted on request. Confirmation Policy - In order for a reservation to be guaranteed a credit card guarantee (with valid authorization form) or a 100% advance deposit (in the case of wire transfer is required). - All non-guaranteed reservations will be released 21 days prior to date of arrival. - For reservation enquires made with in 21 days of arrival a maximum of 1 day will be allowed to guarantee the reservation with a signed Credit card authorization form, or wire transfer failing which the reservation will be released automatically. Child Policy: - In order to preserve the tranquility of our Destination Spa, children below the age of 14 years are not permitted at the Ananda in the Himalayas. - Use of the spa facilites like Sauna, Steam and the spa therapies are available only to guests who are of the age of 18 years and above. Young guests between the age of 14 and 18 years can take pa in various scheduled activites such as yoga, meditation, treks and use of the swimming pool.

- For cancellations more an 21 days before arrival - No Charge. - For cancellations between 7 – 21 days before arrival - 50% of total programme price will be charged as retention. - For cancellations between 0 – 7 days before arrival - 100% of total programme price will be charged as retention. - No show - 100% of total programme price will be charged as retention. - Early check -out - 100% of balance period will be charged as retention. - For any amendment in arrival date made less an 21 days prior to arrival and where the length of stay remains same, 1 night retention will be charged as per programme booked. - For any amendment in length of stay made less an 21 days prior to arrival 100% retention will be charged for the number of nights reduced.


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