Whether you’re dreaming about dedicating an entire trip to wellness or simply need a break after a packed schedule in India, there are all kinds of retreats and spas that rejuvenate your soul and prepare for the journey back home. India gave birth to concepts like yoga and Ayurveda, and it makes complete sense to immerse yourself into one of those dedicated retreats.
Nestled in the stunning Shivalik Ranges, Moksha Himalaya Spa Resort lets you combine mountain adventures, seductive pampering sessions, and picturesque Swiss gondolas into the same holiday. Having received an award for the Best Destination Spa, the treatments here are as good as they get. For a more ‘Indian’ experience, head over to the Swa Swara Yoga or the Shreyas Yoga Retreat, two of the top yoga getaways in the country.
Ananda Spa overlooks the magical Ganga river and lets you search for your spiritual pathway by reuniting your mind, body, and soul. Vivanta by Taj, Bekal is more about presenting a state-of-the-art Ayurveda spa which is backed by timeless Indian treatments and traditional therapies alongside modern practices for the very best of physical and mental healing.
At each of these retreats, you dip your toes into the world of spa treatments, yoga, and Ayurveda, without ever compromising on the iconic scenery and classical experiences that Indian holidays are famous for.
Kerala is where the art of Ayurveda started, with its equable climate, natural abundance of forests with a wealth of herbs and medicinal plants and the cool monsoons (June to early November) are best suited for Ayurveda’s curative and restorative packages. This now famous form of treatment is available all over India along with International and European spa treatments
Yoga is an ancient system of exercise that originates from India; it comes from the word Yuj, which means to bind together. It is the union of mind, body, and soul or spirit and is a holistic approach to your physical and mental wellbeing. There are a variety of Yoga forms, here are a few of them but if you practice a particular style, let us know so we can suggest a resort that offers the style you follow.
As well as Ayurveda and Yoga, skin treatments and massages, many resort spas in India have now grown to include some different therapies such as reflexology, hydrotherapy, aromatherapy, and meditation. All you need to do is lie back and enjoy being pampered!
You’ll also find some wonderfully refreshing destination spas in the mountains, and enticing resort spas in India.