HANDY TO KNOW
Airport Transfer Time: Frequent flights from Delhi and Mumbai arrive at Jolly Grant airport, Dehadrun then a picturesque 40 min drive to Ananda.
Local Currency: Indian Rupee
Credit Card payments are accepted at the resort
Best time to go: Ananda has pleasant weather most of the year. Nov-March is cool, clear with sunshine (jackets for morning and evening). April-June begins to see warmer weather. Late June-Sept see sporadic monsoon but less humidiity. Sept-Oct is sunny, warm and humid.
Eco conscious: The resort has a commendable attitude to preserving the surrounding nature.
Children: Children under 14 years of age are not permitted at Ananda. Children 14-18 may join in scheduled activities. Spa and Jacuzzi is strictly 18+
Tips: Check the time of year for visiting as you may need a jacket for mornings and evenings (and some socks) As always comfort is key.
Ananda Weight Loss Vacations
Ananda Weight Loss Vacations - luxury weight management holidays with Ayurveda
Visited by celebrities and recently by British Royalty, multi award winning Ananda in the Himalayas is a superb choice for a weight loss vacation in luxury. With a unique focus on the ancient traditions of yoga and Ayurveda, guests can expect a personalized weight loss program with guidance throughout.
In ancient India, holistic living was simply a way of life. These days on the fast track to progress we can often feel out of balance and disconnected from nature and our own inner self. At Ananda, you retreat to the peace and silence of the mountains and are assisted to re-connect.
We’re not in for fad diets and extreme weight loss measures so all weight loss vacations on our recommended lists aim at long term sustainable weight management and healthy lifestyle choices.Wellness consultations help to design personal health goals. The Ananda Weight Loss Programs are for 14 or 21 nights so you need to be spending at least two weeks here, dedicated to emerging renewed.
Ananda is situated in the town of Narendranagar, part of the state of Uttaranchal, close to the cities of Rishikesh and Haridwar. There are frequent flights from Delhi and Mumbai to Jolly Grant Airport, Dehradun, followed by a 40 minute picturesque drive. Car transfers from either the airport or train station can be organized on request.
Why is it a Sanctuary
The founder of Ananda has a firm background in luxury hospitality and this shows in the five star attention to detail. Programs are highly personalized and you really do feel taken care of throughout. Working with your specific body type, you'll gain a higher understanding of the self and how to maintain a healthy weight.
After undergoing a fitness consultation and health analysis, you'll have a signature program devised for you. Schedule activities include Yoga, Pranayama, Meditation, Vedanta, Fitness, Cooking demonstrations Lectures, Workshops and Excursions. You'll also have full use of hydrotherapy facilities including steam, sauna, chill plunge pool Kneipp hydrotherapy foot bath and heated lap pool.
Ananda take an ayurvedic approach to food consumption based on body type. For example Vata body types (air and space) lean towards light and dry food. In order to balance this oily, moist and heavy foods with tones of sweet, sour and salt must be added to the diet. The aim is to revitalize the body through a healthy approach to diet and lifestyle.
Who is it for
This 14 to 21 night program is for somebody who is dedicated to make a long term change towards a healthier lifestyle. You're willing to put in the work with yoga classes and fitness activities, you're open to learning more about nourishing your soul and you are willing to learn about holistic wellbeing for everyday life.
Weight Loss at Ananda
The program below is based on a 14 night stay
21 night stays are also available on request
Individual Wellness Consultation; Ayurvedic Consultation (where required).
Personal Fitness Consultation, Fitness Test and Body composition analysis where required.
Ongoing progress checks with Doctor and Spa consultants.
Detailed debrief session and lifestyle consultation and counseling session.
Morning Wake Up signature tea and fresh fruit bowl provided every day.
3 Ananda Rejuvenation Spa Cuisine meals (breakfast/ lunch/ dinner), per night per person.
Complimentary transfers from the Haridwar Railway Station or Dehradun Airport
Daily use of the Hydrotherapy facilities: Steam, Sauna, Chill Plunge Pool, Kneipp Hydrotherapy Foot Bath and Heated Lap Pool.
Scheduled Spa Lifestyle and Wellness activities: Yoga, Pranayama, Meditation, Vedanta, Fitness, Cooking demonstrations Lectures, Workshops and Excursions.
Prices are per person and are exclusive of 12-20% tax