This is the life

Ananda in the Himalayas

Rishikesh, India

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

Getaway Experiences
  • Tailor-made wellness packages for individual health goals
  • Yoga with a view of the valley.
  • A unique experience of wildlife Safari at Rajaji National Park.
  • Trekking.
  • Spa cuisine cooking lessons based on Ayurveda principles.
  • 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.
  • Its setting around a restored Maharaja's palace.
  • Take a breath of fresh air with a stroll around.
  • A perfect holiday destination with a combination of adventure, wellness & leisure activities.
  • 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.

  • Garden View room:

    The lush garden views rooms are simply luxurious. 45 sqm in size, they feature walk-in closets and perfectly appointed bathrooms with windows overlooking panoramic views of the Golf course and the Palace, with life size mirrors and a luxurious bathtub. Each room opens onto large porches or balconies with picture-perfect views, ideal for a private meal. 

  • Deluxe room:

    The deluxe rooms have a private balcony with views of the Rishikesh valley. Each room is equipped with a luxurious King size bed, a comfortable Settee with a footrest facing the balcony, a 42’ LCD TV, elegant writing and bedside tables.  The large private balcony has a chaise-lounge for complete relaxation and a tea table. Each room features spacious walk-in closets and perfectly appointed bathrooms with life size mirrors and a luxurious bathtub and windows overlooking views of the valley. 

  • Garden Suite:

    The 3 Garden Suites face either the Valley or the 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:

    Housed on the ground floor and overlooking the valley, the 3-bay Ananda Suite spells luxury and enchantment. With luxuriously fitted bathrooms overlooking the view and its own private sitting and dining areas, the suite also has a large private garden with a gazebo seating, which is perfect for intimate dinners and leisurely breakfasts. The Ananda Suite also has an extra powder room with a shower in addition the main bathroom.

  • Viceregal Suite:

    In the precincts of the Maharaja’s Palace, the Viceregal Suite is a perfect retreat for the connoisseur. It comprises of a spacious sitting and dining area and a plush bedroom featuring a period four-poster bed. The attached dressing room and bathroom are beautifully appointed with antique fittings and furniture. With its own private terrace and a roof top gazebo seating overlooking the sloping landscaped gardens and the distant Ganga Valley, staying at the Viceregal Suite takes you back into India’s regal past.

  • Ananda Villas:

    Named after the great mountain ranges Himalaya and Shivalik and the river Ganga that sustains the people of the Valley, these beautiful Villas are a dreamer’s escape. Two 2-bedroom villas (1800 sq. ft.) and one 1-bedroom villa (1200 sq. ft), each elegantly appointed with a living room, a pantry for the butler, a dressing room and a large bathroom featuring a private sauna with an unhampered view of the private swimming pool. The 40 Sq Metres private pools are surrounded with a deck area equipped with comfortable lounge beds. Ideal for a quiet 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: From Rs. 40000 per room per night basis minimum 03 nights package inclusive of Stay, Spa experiences and 3 Ananda Rejuvenation Spa Cuisine meals (breakfast/ lunch/ dinner) per day.

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