Ananda in the Himalayas is a luxury destination spa located in the tranquil Himalayan foothills, surrounded by graceful Sal forests,close to the mythological cities of Haridwar and Rishikesh in Uttarakhand state of India.
Ananda is the spiritual pathway to the ultimate, discovered through the union of body, mind and soul.The 24,000 square foot 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 unique 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 programme 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 exercise.
Ananda - "The best destination spa in the world" was established in 2000 as India's first destination spa.It also includes the royal palace of Narendra Nagar, of the Maharaja of Tehri Garhwal.Ananda Spa offers a temperature controlled outdoor lap pool and a state of the art 16-station life-cycle gymnasium,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.