This is the life

Ananda in the Himalayas

Rishikesh, India

Experiences – Spa & Wellness, Mountain & Wilderness Retreats, Romantic Escapes

Getaway Experiences
  • A unique experience of wildlife Safari at Rajaji National Park.
  • Trekking.
  • Unravel the mystical spirituality on an excursion to ancient temples and Ashrams.
  • One the best destination spa’s in the world.
  • A fantastic range of the best spa and wellness therapies.
  • A beautiful remote setting in the Himalayas with breath-taking views of the valley & river below.
  • Spa cuisine cooking lessons based on Ayurveda principles.
  • A perfect holiday destination with a combination of adventure, wellness & leisure activities.
  • Tailor-made wellness packages for individual health goal
  • Yoga with a view of the valley
  • Overview
  • Rooms
  • Services & Amenities
  • Tariffs & Packages
swimming pool

Experience a sense of harmony and enjoy breath-taking views of the mountains. Ananda in the Himalayas is a premier health and wellness spa located on the lush grounds of the palace of the Maharaja of Tehri Garhwal in the Himalayan foothills near the holy cities of Rishikesh and Haridwar. It is a holistic health & wellness haven surrounded by graceful Sal forests overlooking the peaceful Ganga. The sprawling 24,000-square-foot spa features 24 treatment rooms with a focus on redefining lifestyles to include well-known traditional Indian wellness regimes of Ayurveda, Yoga and Vedanta combined with the best of International Wellness Experiences. The guestrooms have minimalist but luxurious decor that reflect the resort's spiritual nature. Ananda in the Himalayas is a personal journey, an oasis of restoration, rejuvenation, and peace. 


Ananda is 40 kms away from the holy town of Haridwar in Uttarakhand, India and is easily accessible by road, rail, and air. It is a 45-minute flight to Dehradun Jolly Grant Airport. Delhi is a four-hour train journey, or an eight-hour scenic drive.


Ananda in the Himalayas offers rooms with garden, valley or palace view; suites with private garden with mesmerizing views and luxury villas with private pool. All rooms feature stylish surroundings offering a comfortable lounger with a footrest facing the balcony, elegant writing and bedside tables, tea coffee maker, well stocked mini bar, electronic safe and complimentary Wi-Fi High speed internet access. There are 70 beautifully appointed Rooms with private balconies and scenic views of the Palace or the Ganges river valley, 4 suites with private garden and valley or palace view and 3 luxury villas with a private pool.

  • Deluxe Palace/Garden View rooms

    The Deluxe Palace/Garden View rooms offer pure luxury and comfort. With an ample size of 45 sqm, these newly renovated rooms feature walk-in closets and beautifully appointed bathrooms with expansive views of the Golf course and the Palace. The rooms are equipped with life-sized mirrors, a luxurious bathtub, and open onto spacious porches or balconies with sweeping views for a perfect private meal. Each room comes with a 42’ Smart TV, elegant writing and bedside tables, a comfortable settee with a footrest facing the balcony, a tea and coffee maker, a well-stocked mini bar, an electronic safe, and complimentary high-speed Wi-Fi internet access. Size - 45 sqm

  • Deluxe Valley View Rooms

    Deluxe Valley View Rooms come equipped with private balconies offering views of the Rishikesh valley. Each room features a King size bed, Smart TV, and spacious walk-in closets. Amenities include a tea/coffee maker, well-stocked mini bar, electronic safe, and complimentary high-speed Wi-Fi. Size - 45 sqm

  • Deluxe Valley View Rooms (premium floor)

    Deluxe Valley View Rooms are situated on the premium floors. These rooms offer a private balcony with sweeping views of the Rishikesh valley. The rooms feature a luxurious King size bed, a comfortable settee with a footrest, a 42’ Smart TV, elegant writing and bedside tables. The spacious private balcony is furnished with a chaise-lounge and a tea table for complete relaxation. Additionally, the room includes a walk-in closet, a well-appointed bathroom with a luxurious bathtub and panoramic valley views, a tea coffee maker, a well-stocked mini bar with healthy options, an electronic safe, and complimentary high-speed Wi-Fi internet access. Size - 45 sqm

  • Garden Suites

    The 3 Garden Suites face either the Valley or Maharaja’s palace. These 2-bay suites feature tastefully appointed bedrooms with attached sitting rooms and large bathrooms with tranquil garden views. Secluded private gardens situated to overlook the valley add to the charm and privacy of these suites.

  • Ananda Suite

    The Ananda Suite is situated on the ground floor, offering a picturesque view of the valley. This luxurious 3-bay suite features lavishly appointed bathrooms with a view, as well as private sitting and dining areas. In addition, the suite boasts a spacious private garden with gazebo seating, perfect for intimate dinners and leisurely breakfasts.

  • Viceregal Suite

    Experience a retreat fit for a connoisseur in the precincts of the Maharaja’s Palace. This luxurious suite offers a spacious sitting and dining area, along with a plush bedroom featuring a period four-poster bed. The attached dressing room and bathroom showcase beautifully appointed antique fittings and furniture. Enjoy the serene landscape from your private terrace and the rooftop gazebo seating, which overlook the sloping landscaped gardens and the distant Ganga Valley. Immerse yourself in India’s regal past during your stay at the Viceregal Suite.

  • Ananda Villas

    The Ananda Villas are elegantly appointed retreats named after the great mountain ranges Himalaya and Shivalik and the river Ganga. The villas include two 2-bedroom units (1800 sq. ft.) and one 1-bedroom unit (1200 sq. ft). Each villa features a living room, a butler's pantry, a dressing room, and a large bathroom with a private sauna and an unobstructed view of the private swimming pool. The 40-square meter private pools are surrounded by a deck area with comfortable lounge beds, creating an ideal retreat into a tranquil environment.

Services & Amenities

  • A range of accommodation options
  • 24,000-square-foot spa features 24 treatment rooms
  • Gourmet cuisine in the restaurant, by the pool & in the tea lounge
  • Private dining options
  • Ananda Boutique
  • Swimming Pool.
  • Aqua fitness and hydrotherapy
  • Maharaja’s billiards room, housing the oldest billiards table in India, dating back to a 100 years.
  • Viceregal Hall for conferences
  • Kurta Pyjama, Aromatic Baths, Special teas & pillow comfort in each room
  • Golf sets for a round of 6-hole golf course along the hillside

Tariffs & Packages

Estimated Average Price: Starting from Rs 34000 per person per night (minimum two nights stay).

Terms & Conditions:
  • The estimated average price listed is for the base category room and is only indicative and may /may not include taxes. Please speak to or mail our luxury travel consultants with your dates of travel or fill out our enquiry form and we will revert with the best currently available price / offer for the chosen room category
  • The exclusive and/or special offers, if listed, are subject to availability and can be withdrawn without prior notice. Proof of eligibility maybe required to avail of some types of special offers (eg: honeymoon offers)
  • The booking, payment and cancellation policies of the hotel/s will apply and our luxury travel consultants will advice you of the same at the time of reservation
  • Check in time for most hotels worldwide is 1400 hrs and check out time is 1200 hrs. Early check in will be on request and is subject to availability
  • We do not levy any booking fees or service charges