Ananda in the Himalayas Delux
The exclusive Ananda in the Himalayas is located in the Indian Himalayas, high above the Ganges near the pilgrimage town of Rishikesh. The Indian mystic Anandamayi Ma meditated here as a guest of the Maharaja. Today you can experience the ashram feeling in the most luxurious spa hotel in all of India. The hotel is committed to wellbeing for body, mind and soul. In addition to Ayurveda, yoga and meditation, the spa program also includes various international massages, therapies and beauty programs.
The Ayurveda cure includes several daily treatments as well as various consultations with doctors and therapists, yoga, meditation, free use of the baths, steam baths, sauna and fitness rooms. The hotel also offers a variety of activities, such as cooking classes, workshops and excursions to the pilgrimage town of Rishikesh, in which guests can participate. The modern therapy rooms offer every conceivable comfort.
Location and surroundings
The resort is located at the foot of the Indian Himalayas, near the pilgrimage town of Rishikesh. You can reach it with a short flight to Dehradun or with the train in approx. 5-6 hours from Delhi. There is also the possibility of a private transfer (approx. 7-8 hours). The Ananda is located at an altitude of 1100 m and is surrounded by lush green hills and wonderful forests.
Advantages of the resort
The majestic complex includes The Restaurant with Asian, Western and special Ananda spa cuisine, a large heated swimming pool and a modern and extensive 2000 m² wellness and Ayurveda area with luxurious therapy rooms. The resort’s highlights include a former Maharaja’s palace that houses an elegant café, billiard room, and library. There is also the possibility of squash, a six-hole golf course, rafting, trekking, wildlife safari and cultural excursions.
Rooms and Category
The rooms leave nothing to be desired in terms of comfort, are furnished with Indian antiques and have a spectacular view of the surrounding mountains, the Ganges or the paradisiacal park. The usual facilities include shower/toilet, bathroom and a balcony with a great view, pajamas and WiFi. In addition to the normal rooms, exclusive suites and villas are also offered.
Palace View Room: Room with a view of the palace or garden.
Valley View Room: Room with a view down into the wide valley.