For the ultimate Ayurvedic treatment, Spa resorts in India pampers as a full-on rejuvenation experience that emulates the philosophy of health as a way of life espouse in ancient India. The best spa resorts in India are
Park Hyatt Resort, Goa
Set on acres of lush coconut grove gardens and a series of lagoons, Park Hyatt Goa Resort & Spa boasts of an idyllic beachfront location. The hotel offers a total of 250 posada-style guestrooms and suites inspired from the Indo-Portuguese style. Sereno Spa in Park Hyatt Resort and Spa offers holistic massage treatments and unique therapies inspired by Ayurvedic and Yogic traditions, designed to restore, refresh and revitalize. The spa offers personalized body and facial treatments with spa packages and fitness programs to promote wellness, detoxification and serenity. The Park Hyatt Goa Resort and Spa, has won a host of accolades including the “Best Destination Spa” in 2011, “Best Ayurvedic Spa (hotel)” at the Asia Spa India Awards 2011 and the “Best Beach Spa” at the Conde Nast Traveler Asia’s Best Spa’s 2010-2011.
Ananda Spa, Rishikesh
Ananda-In the Himalayas overlooks the sacred Ganges and close to Haridwar and Rishikesh. Ananda offers 70 deluxe rooms, 5 suites and 3 Villas, each with unparalleled views of the river, acres of Sal forests, the town of Rishikesh or the Palace. Adhering to the concept of holistic health and well-being is the cuisine at the Restaurant, carefully prepared to rejuvenate, revitalize and renew. The spa offers an extensive menu of over 79 body and beauty treatments, integrating the Ayurveda with the contemporary Western spa approach. The personalized therapy and activities program de-stresses, detoxifies & cleanses deep relaxation, anti-ageing, weight & inch loss, while also offering guidance in nutrition and exercise. The Ananda Spa was rated by the Conde Nast Traveler as the world’s best Luxury Spa Resort for 3 consecutive years in 2005, 2006 and 2007.
Oberoi Rajvilas, Jaipur
The Oberoi Rajvilas Hotel is a superb blend of ancient majesty and contemporary sophistication. Recreating the magnificence of princely Rajasthan, in a beautiful fort setting, with Jaipur as its backdrop; it offers the opportunity to live a life of opulence only enjoyed by the Rajput princes. The Oberoi Spa at Rajvilas offers an array of therapies, rituals & experiences that are inspired by ancient Indian traditions of health and healing. The popular spa therapies offered can be classified broadly into body massages, body scrubs, body wraps, traditional Indian treatments, salon treatments, beauty treatments and special spa packages.
Wild Flower Hall, Mashobra
The former residence of the British Commander-in-Chief, Lord Kitchener and later revamped as a luxury mountain resort, the Wildflower Hall is in Mashobra, Himachal Pradesh. Overlooking the majestic Himalayas, the Spa Pavilion of Wildflower Hall volunteers an exotic spa treatments and perfect range of beauty treatments. The Spa Pavilions offer stressed out guests a peaceful haven to revitalize them both inside and out. The Treatments incorporate the use of Ayurvedic principles of holistic health maintenance, herbal treatments and aromatherapy.
Vivanta by Taj Bekal, Kerala
The Jiva Grande Spa offers a full range of Jiva signature treatments, special Indian therapies and dedicated Ayurvedic consultations. The design of the spa is in sync with the unique architectural styling of the resort. All the treatment rooms have their own private courtyards against a setting of serene water gardens and lush tropical landscapes. The Jiva Spa has single and couple treatment suites with private soak tubs and outdoor showers as well as a meditation and yoga pavilion. There is also a separate Ayurveda enclave. All products used at Jiva Spa are natural and uniquely developed from Indian herbs, essential oils and special ingredients.