Spa retreat in the Himalayas voted best in Asia

Spa retreat in the Himalayas voted best in Asia
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First Published: Mon, Apr 02 2007. 05 42 PM IST
Updated: Mon, Apr 02 2007. 05 42 PM IST
New Delhi: A spa in the lap of the Himalayas, combining a spiritual and physically rejuvenating experience has been voted the best in Asia, by a discerning group of readers of a well known UK magazine.
‘Ananda-In the Himalayas’ is India’s only lifestyle destination spa which has been voted as the first runner up in the category “Best overseas spa retreats” by readers of the UK edition of Conde Nast Traveller magazine.
The awards were adjudged on set criteria like ambience/ décor, environmental friendliness, service/ staff standard/ comfortable accommodation, food/ restaurants, leisure facilities, shopping options and value for money.
“This award is an occasion of triumph and achievement for us”, said Ashok Khanna, Managing Director of Ananda. With the spa industry world over experiencing phenomenal growth, the benchmark of excellence has become even higher.
Ananda has some effective programmes on destressing, detoxification, weight loss, quitting smoking, ridding oneself of insomnia and overcoming severe backache ailments.” By expanding its range of services, it has managed to carve out a niche for itself, especially with a strong repeat appeal and a loyal set of patrons, who keep coming back for their annual ‘shot of rejuvenation’.
Set amongst 100 acres of virgin forest, Ananda-In the Himalayas is built around a Maharaja’s palace estate and located 260 kilometres north of New Delhi. The resort features a restored Viceroy’s Palace, world-class spa, 75 deluxe rooms and suites, private villas with their own temperature controlled swimming pools and saunas with breathtaking views of the Ganges River and mountainside.
With the highest standards of service, luxurious accommodation, innovative dining and breathtaking mountain views, Ananda has become an internationally recognized oasis offering an enriching experience designed to restore, renew and revitalise.
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First Published: Mon, Apr 02 2007. 05 42 PM IST