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Ananda in the Himalayas

Why We Love This Hotel :

Yoga: Located in the yoga capital of the world Rishikesh. Ananda has top yoga facilities, teachers and programs.

Spa: 21,000-square foot spa with 20 treatment rooms and specialized Ayurvedic, Oriental and European holistic health therapies.

Balance: The hotel serves well-balanced and nutritious meals based on Ayurvedic principals.

The resort boats a wealth of amenities beginning with its highlight the huge spa with a treatment list of 80 enticing massages, scrubs, wraps, facials, reflexology, Ayurvedic and beautifying treatments. Health and fitness are firmly covered with the resorts swimming pool, gym Jacuzzi and nutrition, mediation and yoga programs.

Health and Fitness

All manor of health and fitness facilities await at Ananda. To start with there is the temperature controlled outdoor lap pool and a state of the art 16-station life-cycle gymnasium with cardio, strength training and aerobics facility. Ananda has fitness specialists on hand to assess your fitness levels and design a training program for you. Guests may have personal one on one sessions or group training sessions.


The large 21,000 square foot spa welcomes guests to try on of their 80 body treatments inspired by Indian Ayurvedic healing remedies. There are an impressive 24 treatments room as well as 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 await to rejuvenate your body, mind and spirit. Beauty, nail, hair and skin treatment are also available.

Yoga and Mediation

Yoga and mediation are what the resort's trained and experienced staff and instructors do best. Ananda practices and teaches the Bihar yoga technique also known as Satyananda Yoga. This technique is based on traditional yogic teachings in conjunction with modern physical and mental health sciences. Yoga and meditation is taught individually or in groups.


Ananda’s food concept is founded on the key principles from Ayurveda; the correct balance of oily, moist, heavy, light sweet, sour, salty and bitter foods. Ananda’s cuisine is typically fresh natural and low in fat and calories. Chefs incorporate plenty of the good stuff into the meals including whole grains, fresh fruits and vegetables, lean proteins, low-fat dairy products, and avoid adding artificial salts, colors, flavors, or preservatives.

The Pavilion

The Pavilion is a relaxed lounge area serving fine wines, beers cocktails and mixer with spirits.

The Restaurant

The restaurant has harmonious atmosphere with the use of Yantric Art decoration. The restaurant regularly changes the menu depending on what is in season. Guests may choose from Asian and Western cuisine cooked using organic herbs and vegetables from the gardens

The Treetop Deck

The treetop deck serves light meals in an outdoor location. The restaurant is surrounded by the Himalayan mountains.



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