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10 Spa Destinations in India

Posted on 14/08/14

HOLIDAYMINE'S PICK OF INVIGORATING 10 DESTINATION SPAS IN INDIA

Rejuvenate your senses and pamper yourselves to a refreshing treat, indulge in the most exclusive spa and Ayurvedic treatments, as Holidaymine takes you through a relaxing journey to some of the best Destination Spa retreats of India.


ANANDA SPA –RISHIKESH

Situated in the serene Himalayas and considered as one of the best spas in the world, the Ananda Spa is rated the No.1 spa in the world by Travel + Leisure Magazine. Overlooking the Ganges River it was India's first destination spa mainly focusing on Yoga and Ayurvedic practices along with International therapies.

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It has been frequented by many guests including Oprah Winfrey, Jerry Hall, Bill Gates, Kate Winslet, Ricky Martin etc. to name a few. Another reason for its popularity is its traditional Indian practices of yoga, meditation, ayurveda and vendanta treatments along with Tibetan treatments such as massages, body wraps and facials.


Ananda Spa Risihkesh

Ananda Spa-Rishikesh

 

DEVAAYA AYURVEDA SPA RESORT-GOA

Devaaya Ayurveda and Nature Cure Centre has been set up by Victor M. Albuquerque, founder of the Alcon Victor Group in Goa. This accommodation in Goa is situated in Divar Island – just 10 kms from Panaji – (Goa’s capital city), it is set on a lush five acre property amidst swaying palms. Devaaya consists of 60 luxurious rooms built in true Goan style cottages. The ambience, serenity with only the sound of the trees and the birds makes Devaaya a piece of paradise. Now with the establishment of Devaaya, the group provides genuine alternate Medical Health Care for treatment of various problems caused due to modern lifestyles.

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Ayurveda & Naturopathy or Nature Cure help you regain your health lost through years of neglect and artificial lifestyle. At Devaaya Ayurveda treatments help your body recover and rejuvenate, while Naturopathy is not just a treatment, but a way of life.


Devaaya Ayurvedic Spa Resort Goa

Devaaya Ayurveda Spa Resort

 

MAYA SPA, AT THE ZURI HOTEL-KUMARAKOM

Wellness at The Zuri Kumarakom, Kerala Resort & Spa takes the shape of Maya, one of the finest and most holistic spas in the country with a range of fitness facilities and fully equipped gym incorporating elements of design to achieve the full potential of body and mind. The Maya Spa has been the recipient of the–Asia Spa Award for Best Resort Spa in India, 2007 and 2008 and also boasts the distinction of being recommended by Condé Nast Johansens.

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It offers an array of renowned spa treatments and specialized therapies like Ayurveda, hydrotherapy, solar therapies, Swedish & Thai Massages, Sabai stone therapy with 14 treatment rooms that guarantee rejuvenation. It also features the unique Body Temple and Meditation Island. This is supported by a steam room, sauna, whirlpool, chilled shower and lounge, changing rooms and lockers. This spa resort in Kerala also has a large swimming pool, a deck area and a relaxation lounge.


Maya Spa at Zuri Kumarakom

Maya Spa, at the Zuri Hotel

 

THE KHYBER HIMALAYAN RESORT AND SPA-GULMARG

Nestled in the Himalayas, 8,825 feet above sea level and ensconced amidst unspoilt acres of meadows and pristine nature, lies THE KHYBER SPA by L’OCCITANE, one of India’s most luxurious and holistic well-being experiences. Soak in stunning views from your treatment room, indulge in Provencal inspired rituals with its Shea from Burkina Faso and Immortelle from Corsica, feel the gentle warmth of your private steam chamber, spend soulful moments in the oversized Couple’s Suites, embark on a journey of sensorial delights and pamper yourself with treatment protocols that incorporate the best of the west and the east; with Swedish, Hawaiian, Lomi Lomi, Balinese & Shiatsu combined in exclusive L’OCCITANE sequences.

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The Spa brings to life the changing seasons of Gulmarg with signature treatments where guests are encouraged to choose from a repertoire of home grown seasonal flora which is mixed with natural L’OCCITANE products and fresh Himalayan water to create fusion recipes, a-la minute for the treatment.


Khyber Spa Gulmarg

Khyber Himalayan Resort and Spa

 

DEVI SPA BY L’OCCITANE- AT DEVIGARH PALACE, UDAIPUR

Take yourself on a holistic journey to Devi Spa by L'Occitane amidst the picturesque settings of the 18th century palace of Devi Garh in Udaipur. The Devi Spa by L'Occitane at Devi Garh Palace is one of India's most luxurious wellness retreats providing a holistic wellbeing experience that is based on a harmonious incorporation of the physical space, the customer journey and fusion bespoke treatments.

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Guests are encouraged to pluck fresh flowers and herbs they would like mixed with natural L'Occitane products to create recipes prepared a-la minute for their treatments while the protocols incorporate the best of the west and east, with Swedish, Hawaiian Lomi Lomi, Balinese, Shiatsu & Ayurveda combined with exclusive L'Occitane sequences.


Devi Spa Udaipur

Devi Spa

 

SERENO SPA-PARK HAYATT GOA RESORT AND SPA

Escape to a spa in Goa unlike any other, where ancient Ayurvedic and yogic healing traditions are infused with the revitalizing allure of the Arabian Sea. Sereno Spa at Park Hyatt Goa Resort and Spa is a unique health and wellness oasis that offers holistic treatments through a blend of unique therapies.

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Your visit promises to be a transformational experience, integrating timeless therapeutic methods with the contemporary spa principles of aromatherapy and energy healing. Their award winning Goa hotel spa invites you to relax, revitalize and refresh with a variety of spa treatments, massage therapies, fitness and yoga activities, drawing on the mystical traditions.


Sereno Spa Park Hayatt Goa

Sereno Spa, Park Hayatt

 

JIVA SPA AT LAKE PALACE-UDAIPUR

The philosophy of Jiva Spa is rooted in India’s ancient approach to wellness. Jiva Spa embraces a deep understanding of mind, body and spirit; their individual needs and their interdependences.

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Utilizing pure Indian herbs, Indian aromatherapy oils and natural creams this spa concentrates on providing luxurious Indian treatments. It combines yoga and meditation helping clients to rediscover themselves.


Jiva Spa Udaipur

Jiva Spa at Lake Palace

 

MOKSHA HIMALAYA SPA RESORT, PARWANOO-HIMACHAL PRADESH

Moksha Himalaya Spa Resort, Parwanoo, Himachal Pradesh, comprises of a collection of 15 colonial inspired buildings, all within a few minutes convenient walk. The 62 Moksha Suites including a selection from the The Moksha Experience program awaits individual travellers, romantic honeymoon couples, and natural destination spa lovers for your first truly suite experience amongst the Himalayan Mountains.

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You can opt for various Ayurvedic treatments on your luxury spa vacations. Some of the Ayurvedic treatments that you can choose include Patraswedam, Pizhichil, Uzhichil, Njavarakizhi, Medicated Steam Bath and Shirodhara. Each treatment has its own advantage. For example the Pizhichil is ideal to keep your body glowing and to prevent premature ageing. The shirodhara is helpful for those suffering from insomnia, migraines and headaches. To tone your muscles and stimulate the nervous system try Uzhichil. It also helps improve blood circulation and alleviate stiffness of joints.


Moksha Himalayan Spa Resort Parwanoo

Moksha Himalaya Spa Resort

 

KARE AYURVEDA AND YOGA RETREAT-PUNE

Set atop a hill, KARE overlooks the quiet waters of the Mulshi Lake against a backdrop of flowers and verdant green. Landscaped gardens and lawns, Rippling brooks that create the music of gentle water flowing by, A world of timeless beauty. Truly, at KARE you are one with nature’s beauty.

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KARE teaches you to live in such a way that the disease process does not occur in the first place. KARE Body and Beauty treatments rely on nature’s own pharmacopoeia to produce results. They not only cleanse and soften the skin, but also draw out impurities from within and heal deep pain while it relaxes and soothes in an atmosphere of peace.


Kare spa resort Pune

Kare Ayurveda and Yoga Retreat

 

OBEROI SPA AT WINDFLOWER HALL-SHIMLA IN THE HIMALAYAS

Oberoi Spas provide a serene and truly unforgettable experience of pure pampering and relaxation in exquisitely beautiful surroundings, using holistic therapies and massages which combine the very best of Eastern and Western practices.

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The healing hands of their therapists are trained in a fusion of traditional healing practices as well as modern rejuvenation and well-being techniques. Holistic therapies drawn from Ayurveda along with internationally influenced therapies that will soothe your senses and restore vital energy. Indulge yourself in the splendor of a bygone era at the Oberoi spa.


Oberoi Spa at Windflower Hall

Oberoi Spa at Windflower Hall