Ananda In the Himalayas

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Tehri Uttarakhand Outskirts
Type
 Luxury Center  Ayurvedic Center  Yoga Retreat  Resort and Spa
Programs
 Detoxification  Rejuvenation  Weight Management  Yoga Retreat  Beauty Care  Destress  Meditation  Wellness Breaks
Offerings
 Ayurveda  Yoga

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Set in the foothills of the magnificent Himalayas, Ananda In the Himalayas is an award-winning luxury destination spa resort in India. Sitting within an 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. From elegant guest rooms to the luxurious Ananda Suite and the private Ananda Villas, guests can choose from a wide range of accommodation, all decked in the colonial hill architectural style and blend seamlessly with the lush surrounding landscapes.

This luxury retreat is known for to redefine lifestyles to include the well-known traditional Indian wellness regimes of Ayurveda, Yoga and Vedanta combined with best of International Wellness Experiences. The Ananda Spa, spread across 25000 sq. ft. offers 24 treatment rooms, a state-of-the-art gymnasium, outdoor temperature-controlled swimming pool and luxurious hydrotherapy facilities. The spa, known as one of the best destination spas in India, offers personalized therapy and activities program are designed to meet individual needs and health goals – de-stress, detoxification and cleansing, deep relaxation, anti-ageing, 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 and Yoga experts are on-hand to guide customers towards a happier and healthier lifestyle.

The resort is also a center for a wide range of exhilarating activities including white water rafting in the Ganges River, Himalayan foothill hiking and trekking, a visit to Chilla National Park and elephant safari or a challenging game at the 6-hole Golf course and driving range within the resort.

Over the years, Ananda In the Himalayas have welcomed several luminaries including the members of the British Royal family - Prince Charles and the Duchess of Cornwall, Indian and International celebrities including Ricky Martin, Oprah Winfrey, Ratan Tata and Anushka Sharma among others.



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Palace/ Garden View room

eature tastefully appointed bedrooms with attached lounges, large bathrooms and ...

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Ananda Suite

Housed on the ground floor and overlooking the valley, the 3-bay Ananda Suite sp...

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Vice Regal Suite

In the precincts of the Maharaja’s Palace, the Viceregal Suite is a perfect re...

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One Bedroom Villa

Ananda’s 78 rooms, suites and villas are designed with classic elegance in the...

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Two Bedroom Villa

Ananda’s 78 rooms, suites and villas are designed with classic elegance in the...

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Garden Suite

The 3 Garden Suites face either the Valley or the Maharaja’s palace. These 2-b...

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Deluxe Valley View( Premium floors)

Newly renovated, these 45 sqm. deluxe rooms are located on the top floors, with ...

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Delux Valley View

Each room is equipped with a luxurious King size bed, a comfortable Settee with ...

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How to Reach

Airway Connectivity
There are frequent flights from Delhi and Mumbai to Jolly Grant Airport, Dehradun followed by a 40 min picturesque drive to Ananda in the Himalayas
Railway Connectivity
It is a 4 hour journey from Delhi - Haridwar followed by a one-hour's drive to Ananda in the Himalayas.
Roadway Connectivity
The drive to Ananda could take anywhere between 5-8 hours depending on traffic. Although many of our guests do chose to come by road we do not recommend this as traffic is difficult to estimate.

2015 Elle Beauty Awards (India) Best Spa Zanadu, Travel Experience Awards (China) Best Spa & Wellness Program 2014 CondeNast Traveler, Readers Travel Awards (India) Winner- Best Destination Spa Travel & Leisure (India) Best Destination Spa Outlook Traveller (India) Best Destination Spa 2013 Spa of the Year (North & West Asia) Asia Spa Awards Favourite Spa in India Spa Finder Readers Awards Conde Nast Traveller (India) Runner Up 2012 Best Spa, Readers choice Awards Conde Nast Traveller, Russia Best Spa in the World & No. 1 - "Spa Retreats" category, No. 3 "Best Destination Spa" category Conde Nast Traveller Reader's Spa Awards (UK) Leading Spa Resort SATTE Best Achiever's Award Lifestyle Spa of the Year NDTV 2011 No. 4 - “Best Destination Spa” category Conde Nast Traveller Reader's Choice Travel Awards (UK) No. 4 - “Spa Retreats” Category Conde Nast Traveller Reader's Spa Awards (UK) No. 2 - Best Destination Spa category Conde Nast Traveller Reader's Choice Travel Awards (India) Best Spa for Yoga and Mind-Body-Sprit & Favourite Spa in India SpaFinder Readers Choice Awards The Most Heavenly Hideaway Tatler Spa Awards 2010 No 2 - "Best Destination Spa" category Conde Nast Traveller Reader's Travel Awards (UK) No 5 - "Spa Retreats" Category Conde Nast Traveller Reader's Spa Awards (UK) No 1 - "Best Destination Spa" category Conde Nast Traveller Reader's Choice Travel Awards (India) Best Spa for Yoga and Mind-Body-Sprit & Favourite Spa in Asia SpaFinder Readers Choice Awards Hall of Fame Award "Best Destination Spa" category Asia Spa (India) awards 2009 No 3 - "Best Destination Spa" category Conde Nast Traveller Reader's Travel Awards (UK) No 4 - "Spa Retreats" Category Conde Nast Traveller Reader's Spa Awards (UK) Best Spa for Yoga & Favourite Spa in India SpaFinder Readers Choice Awards No 1 - "Best Destination Spa" category Asia Spa (India) awards 2008 No 3 - "Best Destination Spa" category Conde Nast Traveller Reader's Travel Awards (UK) No 2 - "Spa Retreats" Category Conde Nast Traveller Reader's Spa Awards (UK) Favourite Spa in India Spa Finder USA No 1 - "Best Destination Spa" category Asia Spa (India) awards 2007 No. 1 - "Best Destination Spa" category Conde Nast Traveller Reader's Travel Awards (UK) No 2 - "Spa Retreats" Category Conde Nast Traveller Reader's Spa Awards (UK) Favorite Spa in India Spa Finder USA Spa Finder USA Asia Spa Awards No 1 - "Best Destination Spa" category Asia Spa (India) awards Top 10 Spa & Gourmet Resorts Resorts Web Magazine 2006 No 1 - "Best Destination Spa" category Conde Nast Traveller Reader's Travel Awards (UK) No 2 - "Spa Retreats" Category Conde Nast Traveller Reader's Spa Awards (UK) 2005 No 1 - "Best Destination Spa" category Conde Nast Traveller Reader's Travel Awards (UK) No 1 - "Spa Retreats" Category Conde Nast Traveller Reader's Spa Awards (UK) 2003 No2 - Best Overseas Lifestyle Destination Spa Condé Nast Traveller Reader's Choice Travel Awards (UK) Best Spas in the World Tatler Spa Awards 2002 Best Pampering Spa Harpers Abroad Best Spas in the World Tatler Travel Guide 2001 Hot List Condé Nast Traveler (USA) Hot List Travel & Leisure Hot List Gourmet Yoga Retreats of The World Harpers & Queen Best Spas in the World Sunday Times, London Best Spas in the World Homes & Gardens 2000 Most sublime centre of the year to renew body & soul Condé Nast Traveller Best Spas in the World Spa Management Journal


General Terms & Conditions: All rates are exclusive of taxes and applicable Government Taxes will be charged extra. The tax rates prevailing on the dates of stay will be levied. In order to preserve the tranquility of the Destination Spa, children below the age of 14 years are not permitted at Ananda in the Himalayas. Use of the spa facilities like Sauna, Steam and the spa therapies are available to guests who are of the age of 18 years and above. However, guests between 14 and 18 years can take part in other scheduled activities like yoga, meditation, treks and use of the swimming pool. Our rooms are designed for Double, Twin or Single occupancy only. The Luxury 2 Bedroom Villas can accommodate a maximum of 4 guests. Our Check in time is 14.00 hrs and Check out time is 11.00 hrs. Christmas Eve & New Year Eve: A minimum 3 night stay is required for guests staying at Ananda over 31st December. Christmas Eve (24th December 2014) & New Year Eve (31st December 2014) gala dinners are mandatory. Supplement charges are applicable for both Christmas Eve and New Year's Eve gala dinners. All reservations must be sent directly to Ananda Global Reservations at reservations@anandaspa.com All of the above rates are valid only for guests who are non-resident in India.

Cancellation/Amendment Policy - for Ananda Getaways & room-only Bookings: For cancellations more than 15 days before arrival - No Charge. For cancellations between 3 - 15 days before arrival - 50% of total package price charged as retention. For cancellations between 0 - 3 days before arrival - 100% of total package price charged as retention. No show - 100% of total package price charged as retention. Early check out - 100% of balance period charged as retention. For any amendment in arrival date less than 15 days prior to arrival, 1 night retention will be charged. Cancellation/Amendment Policy - for Wellness Experiences: For cancellations more than 21 days before arrival - No Charge For cancellations between 7 to 21 days before arrival - 50% of total package price charged as retention. For cancellations between 0 to 7 days before arrival - 100% of total package price charged as retention. No show - 100% of total package price charged as retention Early check out - 100% of balance period charged as retention. For any amendment in arrival date less than 21 days prior to arrival, 1 night retention will be charged.



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