Embraced by the Himalayas and enveloped by forest, Ananda is a luxury destination spa dedicated to spiritual wellbeing. It lies within the hundred acre palace estate of the Maharaja of Tehri-Garhwal, and features a myriad of attractions from an outdoor swimming pool and sunbathing area to the superb cuisine of the restaurant and dedicated spa menus. In the spa, Ayurvedic experiences provide an intrinsic part of the wellness regime; with an Ayurvedic physician to advise on lifestyle and dietary changes. Yoga and meditation, healing rituals and beauty therapies add to the sense of overall well-being, with activity programmes formulated to individual needs. Activities are not limited to the spa, with hill walking, nature walks, game viewing, white water rafting, safari drives at Rajaji National Park and sightseeing in Rishikesh all available. 8 rooms, suites and 2 royal palaces 45 minutes from Varanasi Airport Prices from £174pppn in low season £268pppn in high season including breakfast. Room upgrades available. Situated in one of the oldest living cities of the world on the banks of the river Ganges The Nadesar Palace has hosted royalty, statesmen and celebrities since 1835 and lives up to its description as a palace. This former residence of a Maharaja offers tranquillity and old world charm amid rich interiors graced by sweeping staircases, chandeliers, marble floors and works of art from the Maharaja’s collection. The elegant Palace Rooms and Suites draw their names from distinguished guests such as Lord Mountbatten and Queen Elizabeth II, all being generously sized with large windows overlooking the gardens. Bespoke cuisine is served in the candle-lit restaurant or destination dining can be arranged at Baradari; the Jiva Spa provides a journey of wellness. After exploring the Palace and the grounds take a boat ride on the Ganges and walk through the winding lanes of the old city.
Prices per night including breakfast.
Contact our reservations consultants for 3 and 5 night Ananda Retreats.
Our pricing aims to give an indication of the prices in low and high season. Low season for India is generally between the months of April to September, high season runs from October to March. Prices are based on 2 sharing (unless otherwise indicated) with some including return economy flights from London. Regional departures, child prices and single supplements are available on request. Date restrictions, terms and conditions apply to our special offers, please call for details.
The best time to visit India is from October to March. The monsoon season occurs from May to September with high rainfall particularly in the south, although hotel offers are at their most attractive during this time.
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