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India

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Only 8 hours away, the spiritual home of yoga awaits you.  Experience our pick of India’s finest Ayurvedic spas and wellness resorts, from Kerala in the south to Ananda in the stunning Himalayan foothills.
In our pursuit of India’s finest places to chill out and restore your inner balance, we’ve hand-picked several wonderful spa and wellness resorts.

Useful information

flight times

From London: 8 hours

currency

Rupees

time difference

GMT +5.5 hours

visa requirements

You will need a valid passport and visa to enter India.

Weather

This vast country has three major seasons: winter, summer and monsoon.  Winter is from November to March and are bright and pleasant with snow falling in the Northern hills, although the country averages temperatures in the mid to high teens.  April to June is India’s summer with temperatures climbing and staying above 30°C. During the monsoon, rain is heavy along the Western coast between June and September, and along the Eastern coast between mid-October and December.

When to travel

Destinations

Bougain Villa at The Leela Goa Resort

Goa

The former Portuguese colony of Goa is one of the most relaxing places in India and a fabulous destination for some winter sunshine. Goa became famous...

Himalayas India

Himalayas

Escape to the mystical and glorious Himalayas for a spiritual and physical rebalance of your mind and body.  Stay at the internationally acclaimed and multi-award...

Karnataka India

Karnataka

Karnataka is a vast Indian state that stretches from the west coast, just south of Goa, across to Bangalore, in southern central India. We have two...

beach at surya samudra hotel india

Kerala

Kerala runs along the southwestern tip of India, and is home to three superb boutique wellness resorts, specialising in yoga and ancient Ayurvedic treatments. The gorgeous...

Maharashtra India

Maharashtra

The state of Maharashtra is in the north-west of India, and includes the cities of Mumbai and Pune within its boundaries. Our featured resort here is...

Where to stay

Club Ext from Golf Course at The Leela Goa Resort

A delightful fusion of 13th century Vijayanagara Palace architecture, 18th century Portuguese design, old world charm and contemporary touches. A lovely option for both adults...

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Sharing from: £432
Yoga at Ananda India

Programmes in nutrition, exercise, stress management, anti-ageing and detoxification are available, led by an on-site ayurvedic doctor alongside efficient, unflappable therapists, or you can just...

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Sharing from: £2165
pool at shreyas hotel india

Shreyas provides a blissful combination of authentic yoga with modern luxury. It's a beautiful, calming oasis with lush gardens set around a vast serene pool...

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Sharing from: £1361
Aerial view of the complex with the sea at Swa Swara India

Holidays at SwaSwara are about offering yourself to a new world. Not an escape from the daily humdrum of life, but an introduction to the...

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Sharing from: £945
exterior at Kalari Kovilakom

A former Maharaja's palace, this is a romantic and uplifting place to undertake a proper two week programme of India's ancient holistic system of health,...

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Sharing from: £4675
zukra pool villa at Carnoustie Ayurveda & Wellness Resort

Set on the shores of the Arabian sea, just 8 kms away from the world famous backwaters of Alappuzha, the luxurious all-villa Carnoustie Ayurveda &...

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Sharing from: £1018

Originally a private house, Surya Samudra is now a charming boutique resort with spectacular views of pristine beaches and the Arabian Sea....

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Sharing from: £426
pool at Neeleshwar hotel

A fabulous resort situated on the undeveloped North Keralan coast. A tranquil setting which offers you the essence of authentic India and a superb Ayurvedic...

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Sharing from: £1066
Pool and seaview at Somatheeram Kerala India

Somatheeram combines a delightful Ayurvedic resort ambiance with the skill-set of its Ayurvedic hospital - ensuring that all guests can derive maximum benefit from their...

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Sharing from: £583
view at Shillim Retreat and Spa

Shillim Estate Retreat & Spa spans 320 acres in a serene and unspoiled setting amidst the breathtaking landscape of the Sahyadri mountain range in the...

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Sharing from: £529
rooftop view at four seasons mumbai hotel

Contemporary, bright and airy with floor-to-ceiling windows that frame dramatic views of the Arabian Sea or the vibrant Mumbai skyline. Luxurious 5 star hotel with...

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Sharing from: £225
Exterior View of The Oberoi Mumbai

The setting of The Oberoi Mumbai is fabulous. Located on Marine Drive, one of Mumbai's most exclusive roads and an area that is close to...

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Experiences in india

spa at Shillim Retreat and Spa

Our featured spa resort in this north western Indian state is the Shillim Estate Retreat & Spa, set in 320 acres of beautiful countryside, 3...

pool at Neeleshwar hotel

Immerse yourself in an Ayurvedic physical and spiritual journey at one of our recommended destinations in Kerala, on the south west tip of India. Surya Samudra Carnoustie...

Abhayanga spa at ananda himalayas hotel india

The spa at the Ananda is justifiably famous for its various programmes and treatments. Programmes in nutrition, exercise, stress management, anti-ageing and detoxification are available at Ananda,...

Club Ext from Golf Course at The Leela Goa Resort

India is home to the ancient tradition of Ayurvedic treatments but has also embraced elements of Western therapies in recent times. During your stay at The Leela...

Club Ext from Golf Course at The Leela Goa Resort

India is the spiritual home of yoga and where ever you choose to stay, you can be sure that yoga classes will be available. During your...

yoga at ananda himalayas hotel india

Yoga and meditation play an important part in your experience at the fabulous Ananda Spa in the foothills of the Himalayas. Yoga at Ananda is completely pure and...

pool at shreyas hotel india

SwaSwara believes in the wellness of the mind, spirit and body.  Their Yoga Gurus will gently lead you into a recognition of the power of...

Infinity pool at Somatheeram Kerala India

Yoga is a way of life in India, and the same is true in Kerala.  We recommend four fabulous yoga and wellness resorts here. Surya Samudra Carnoustie...

pool at shreyas hotel india

One of our favourite hideaways in India, Shreyas, is now offering meditation retreats in addition to yoga holidays... The 7 night / 8 day meditation retreats...

Himalayas India

The Ananda has some beautiful guided treks from the hotel. Here are some ideas. Kunjapuri Temple Trek:  14km north of Ananda, Kunjapuri soars 1,645 metres high...

chef at Kalari Kovilakom

We recommend a choice of fabulous destinations in Kerala that are ideal for a detox and other wellness and rejuvenation programmes: Surya Samudra, Carnoustie, Somatheeram...

Healthy food at Swa Swara India

This is not so much a detox retreat in the sense we would normally understand it. At Swa Swara, it's an Ayurvedic mental and physical...

spa at ananda himalayas hotel india

The highly regarded team at Ananda have a superb range of wellness programmes available, including detox. There are both detox and yoga detox options, as well...

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