Ananda Spa, Rishikesh

Ananda Spa, Rishikesh
Ananda Spa, Rishikesh

Set amidst some 40 hectares (100 acres) of unspoilt natural terrain, Ananda overlooks the sacred Ganges River and Rishikesh Valley, and is housed in the former palaces of a maharajah and viceroy. To compliment the unparalleled majesty, of the Himalayas, the buildings have been restored to their original glory, complete with Moorish, Italian renaissance and Indian architecture.

Ananda is a true destination spa, where everything is dedicated to restoring balance and harmony. It aims to rejuvenate the body, mind and soul of every person who steps through the door, and the location of the property-at the birthplace of India’s ancient arts of yoga, meditation and Ayurveda-is the inspirational wellspring of the spa’s treatment and therapies.

This spa haven offers a total package which epitomizes the word ‘holistic’, Spa therapies are complimented by Yoga and meditation classes to encourage total well-being. The personalized therapy and activities programs are designed to meet individual needs and health goals – de-stress, detoxification and cleansing, deep relaxation, anti-aging, weight loss, while also offering guidance in the areas of nutrition and exercise.

Ananda Spa also houses the only 'Aveda' Beauty Institute in India, an international beauty line now part of Estee Lauder.


  • 70 deluxe rooms, 5 suites and 3 Villas
  • The Vice regal suite with a wrap around terrace, outdoor Jacuzzi and its own telescope.


  • • The Restaurant – Ayurvedic, Asian and Western cuisine based on the basic values of traditional cooking.
    • Tree Tops - An outer deck of The Restaurant set within the natural environs of the Himalayas.
    • The Pavilion - A casual and cozy setting for drinks and light snacks, located adjacent to The Restaurant and pool.
    • Palace Tea Lounge - Located in the Vice regal Palace serves high tea and soft beverages.
    • The Poolside - Set on the ridge of the Himalayan mountain hills makes a perfect place to relax with healthy snacks and fresh juices.
    • Hill Theatre - In pleasant weather, dinner shows are occasionally scheduled here. The Hill Theatre offers a view of the Himalayas and the Palace.
    • Winter Garden - Located in Vice Regal Palace overlooking the valley. This venue is set for service according to seasonal conditions.

Recreational Facilities:

  • Swimming pool
  • 6-hole golf course
  • Squash court
  • Jogging track
  • Spa, Yoga & Meditation
  • Daily health and relaxation program
  • Trekking
  • White-water rafting
  • Library
  • Billiards Room


  • Airport – Delhi (260 km)
  • Railway station – Haridwar (22 km)
  • Charter planes / helicopters can be arranged

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