Ananda In The Himalayas

This Himalayan Spa has just been voted Best in the World!

Ananda in the Himalayas Why did this hotel catch your attention? What’s the vibe? I arrived in the evening after a long and stressful travel day. The grand Maharaja’s Palace at the entrance was an impressive sight, aglow in the dusky light of the fading day. There was an old-world grandeur to the palace that was contrasted by the modern buildings that housed my room, the restaurant, and spa at the back of the gardens. The mood is very zen. Guests were speaking in hushed tones and wearing the white pajamas provided by the spa. What’s the backstory? Ananda was founded by Ashok Khanna, a hotelier who dreamed of a holistic hotel and spa that synergizes Indian traditions luxury and …

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