Indulge in the calm & allure of these extravagant oasis of rejuvenation
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Rejuvenate your soul with a trip to these secluded spa and yoga retreats.
What's better than a spa and yoga retreat? A luxury spa and yoga retreat! Think about a life-changing detox in the most breathtaking and cinematic places in India. The panoramic view will only be the cherry on top added to the top-notch services provided by these luxurious hotels for a lavish gateway, underpinned with advanced, high-end diagnostics, therapies and many more.
Ananda Spa Resort
Ananda in the Himalayas is a wellness gateway retreat. Set near the spiritual centre of Rishikesh, the resort is splendidly spread over the 100-acre land in the mountains of Narendranagar, Uttarakhand. Ananda offers many signature all-inclusive packages and tailor-made programmes for individual health goals. Their wellness retreat programmes follow a holistic approach towards achieving the best results in a “safe, nurturing atmosphere guided by our expert ayurvedic doctors, skilled therapists, nutritionists, yogis and spa cuisine chefs”.
We love this because : Ananda offers a wide variety of signature programmes and also caters to customized treatments for various chronic conditions, illnesses, mental health and addiction problems like PCOS / PCOD, Emotional well-being, Auto-immune Diseases and many more, which makes it all the more worth a visit.
The Khyber Himalayan Resort & Spa
Nestled in the lap of Gulmarg, Kashmir, The Khyber is located in the Pir Panjal range at a height of 8,825 feet offering stunning vistas of the surrounding valleys, mountains and meadows. But what evaporates all the humdrum of hectic city life is the luxurious and holistic treatment the Khyber Spa by L'Occitane offers. From their signature lemon balm body massage to a ton of aromatic treatments, this Mediterranean-themed spa pampers its guests with wholeheartedness.
Alongside the spa, you’ll find steam and sauna chambers with a heated indoor pool. But it doesn't just stop at that as Khyber encourages activities like golfing, skiing, snowboarding, ice-skating, and horse riding along with many indoor games as well. To a greater degree, the Khyber offers a comprehensively delightful experience.
We love this because : Not only are the staff warm but also attentive to the needs of the residents. Their professional massage therapist considers every instruction and physical condition and provides the residents with an indulging spa treatment. There’s only one thing you can do, regardless of the season – have a great spa session at this opulent resort with the most breathtaking of views.
The 21-acre Retreat is in Dehradun, India, near clusters of reserve Sal forest with the hills of Mussoorie to the north and the bustling small town of Dehradun to the east. At Vana, each guest is seen as an individual entity and an opportunity to be served and enhance their sense of self. Vana is a retreat that explores each aspect of well-being: physical, mental, emotional and spiritual brought together through Ayurvedic methods Sowa rigpa, yoga, natural therapies, spa, fitness and aqua.
Vana means forest and those that take abode within it are Vanavasis. Guests can move between the different “wellness spaces,” including a Tibetan Healing Center, yoga sala, multiple pools, and an outdoor yoga temple. In terms of design aesthetics, Vana hotel Dehradun has 66 rooms and 16 suites looking into the Sal forest, as guests remain mindful of its ecological importance. Vana Retreat Dehradun in Uttarakhand is an impressive wellness retreat that beckons city dwellers, backpackers, and adventure seekers alike.
We love this because : The property’s nominal size allows it to be selective in its clientele leading to a lack of overcrowding, and creating a personalised experience. The staff is friendly and the owner is ever willing to take suggestions.
Ananda takes wellness seriously and therefore has a set of 13 carefully curated programmes: Yogic Detox, Panchakarma, Post COVID rejuvenation, Ayurvedic rejuvenation and immunity booster, Weight management, Chronic pain management, Stress management, Dhyana meditation, Renew, Holistic Detox, Rebalance, Yoga and Active fitness. To help find the best programme, their website also offers a sequenced guideline. Ananda Spa Resort stands as a getaway, where no one forces you to toe the line, though temptations are kept out of sight.
Six Senses Fort Barwara
Situated in Rajasthan 68 miles southeast of Jaipur, located in the village of Chauth ka Barwara this 700-year-old fort, was previously owned by the Rajasthani Royal Family and sits directly opposite the Chauth ka Barwara Mandir. Six Senses Fort Barwara features two restaurants, bars and lounges, a 30,000 square-foot spa and fitness centre, two swimming pools, banquet space, a retail boutique and a kids club.
"Pioneering spirit with holistic wellness, rejuvenation and beauty treatments that go beyond ordinary" is the creed here at Fort Barwara. The spa offers rare ayurvedic treatments and massages that originate from ancient India, as well as several meditation programmes. Their Alchemy bar where you learn to harness the power of herbs, plants and ingredients is an exceptionally mystical experience to behold.
We love this because : Six Senses wellness standards mandate a menu of signature massages, Ayurvedic treatments, nurturing facials, mindfulness practices, and personalised wellness programs based on the preventative principles of Eastern medicine and result-oriented Western influences. The aim is to enhance every aspect of each wellness experience so guests feel immediate, real benefits however long they stay.
Atmantan Wellness Resort
A place of solitude, relaxation, health and well-being overlooking Mulshi Lake, this gateway resort is situated in the lush greens of the Sahyadri mountains. The name Atmantan is an acronym of the three words – Atma (soul), Mana (mind) and Tana (body) and the focus here is clear as this retreat assures relaxation and emits a positive aura.
Atmantan takes your health seriously. Their staff is a diverse mix of specialists dedicated to ensuring your body, mind and soul are prodded into doing and feeling better: Ayurveda doctors, fitness trainers, pranic healers, excellent chefs, yoga teachers, massage therapists, acupressurists, present at all times to cater to your every need. The 40-acre property that sits on a hilly spot has 106-rooms, the resort features guest rooms and villas staggered across different heights on the hill.
We love this because : Atmantan gives ample opportunities to the residents to disconnect and reset. The therapists are accomplished and well-versed in nurturing you in a spa delight. An intelligently planned building eliminates any outside disturbance/noise from the treatment area.