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Ananda in the Himalayas

Narendra Nagar, India

It's easy to sink into serenity at this destination spa, set amid the majestic Himalayas. The 25,000-square-foot spa strives to help individuals achieve harmony between their physical and mental realms using the traditional Indian practices of yoga and Ayurveda. Inside the 24 treatment rooms, guests can relish more than 79 body and beauty treatments that integrate traditional Ayurvedic and Western therapies. Outside of the spa, guests relax in earth-toned accommodations that provide spectacular scenic views. The cuisine is healthy and rejuvenating; guests can learn how it's prepared in the facility's show kitchen.