Each one of us loves to be pampered. What better way to pamper yourself with a SPA treatment or a Massage? The aromatic oils and lotions just refresh your mind, body and soul. You feel more relaxed and fresh. The SPA industry in India is at boom right now. The health travel to India has increased. People across the country come here to heal themselves and rejuvenate their senses. India was and is on the top list for Yoga and Ayurveda and now it is also in the top lists for Spa treatment.
Here are the 10 best luxury spas in India
1. Radisson Plaza Resort & Spa Kumarakom
The Radisson Plaza Resort & Spa is spread over an area of 18 acres and it also won an award at the 2007 Aisa Spa Awards as the “Best Resort Spa”. The Spa is located in ottayam district in Kerala on the shore of 205 km Vembanad Lake. This is a Spa where east meets the west. The Centre provides ayurvedic as well as oriental therapies to heal its clients.
2. Sereno Spa, Goa
Goa is best known for its nightlife and beaches. But now it is also known for the best Spa in Asian and Indian subcontinents. The Sereno Spa, in 2006, has been voted “World’s no. 1 Spa” and “Best Spa in the Asian and Indian Subcontinent” by the readers of Conde Nast Traveler. The Spa is spread over an area of 36,000 square feet. The Spa offers various ayurvedic treatments and massages.
3. Taj Malabar Jiva Spa, Cochin
The main attraction of this spa is the infinite pool that merges in the Arabian Sea coast. This is a place where you’ll experience in depth and authentic ayurvedic treatment. The Treatments are performed in the supervision of Vaidyas ( Ayurvedic physician). Here the finest and most unique leisure experience is promised.
4. Taj Lake Palace Jiva Spa, Udaipur
The Jiva Spa at Taj Lake palace provides royal spa treatments to its guests. The treatment suits are decorated with hand painted walls and paintings that showcase the royal Rajasthan. The signature treatment given to its guest by Jiva Spa is the “Mewar Khas” which is actually a pre-bathing ritual in Rajasthan.
5. Quan Spa, Mumbai
The Quan Spa Say “The philosophy of ‘health through water’ is apparent from the moment you walk into the Quan Spa at the JW Marriott Hotel in Mumbai. An enigmatic water wall installation by local artist Sunil Padwal greets you with the implied promise of an experience as soothing as the sound of water and as rejuvenating as water is to all of life”.
6. Wildflower Hall Spa, Shimla
The Oreroi’s Wildflower Hall is situated amidst thick cedar forest. The view from the SPA pavilion, i.e. snow packed mountains and fresh air makes you fell as if you are in heaven. This resort is been voted twice as the “Best SPA resort in India” in The World Travel Awards. Here you can treat yourself with aroma therapies and ayurvedic treatments.
7. Kaya Kalp – The Royal Spa, Agra
The Kaya Kalp – The Royal Spa is not a very old organization; it’s merely a year old. It is brought to Agra by the ITC Mughals. It was inaugurated in March 2008 and within a span of six months it was declared as the “World’s Best City SPA” by UK’s Tatler Magazine. Spread over an area of about 99,000 sq ft, it is one of a kind and probably the biggest spa in Asia and in India as well. Most of the therapies are based on ancient customs.
8. Amarvilas Spa, Agra
The Oberoi Amarvillas Spa brings the dreams into realities. Relax yourself in a bath tub full of flowers and looking out at the Taj mahal. It is a royal experience of a lifetime to see you being pampered with a blend of ayurvedic techniques and traditional Thai massages. The aromatic oils and herbs relax your senses to the core.
9. Amatrra Spa, New Delhi
Forbes recognized The Amatrra Spa as one of the “10 Best Spas in India” in the year 2006. The Spa has also been awarded as the “Best Day Spa in a Hotel” by the Tourism Ministry of India. The Limca Book of Records awarded Amatrra Spa as the “Best Lifestyle Day Spa”.
10. Ananda In the Himalayas Spa, Rishikesh
This SPA is built o the Maharaja’s Palace estate. The Spa is very spacious and is one of the award winning resorts of India. The Ananda is located in the foothills of Himalayas in Tehri Garhwal of the Indian state Uttarakhand. The therapeutic treatments include yoga, ayurvedic massage, meditation, organic diets etc.