As the world battles COVID-19, it is time to renew your vows with wellness and focus on your health at some of India’s best wellness getaways with Bindu Gopal Rao who takes us through some of India’s best wellness centres.
There is probably no better time than now to take a break from the monotony that the pandemic has brought in our lives. And if this break can help you achieve health and wellness goals, with all safety protocols in place, it is like the cherry on the cake. We list five of India’s best wellness destinations that you can check out here. Take a look!
Kairali -The Ayurvedic Healing Village
Part of the Kairali Ayurvedic Group, the Kairali Ayurvedic Healing Village was established on solid grounds of Ayurveda. Since its inception in 1998, by Mr K.V. Ramesh and Mrs Gita Ramesh, Kairali has built on the achievements of its forefathers, developing its overall infrastructure. It is one of the leading Ayurvedic health retreats in Asia and winner of multiple Global awards. Recognised among the best wellness centres in the world, it delivers high quality natural Ayurvedic therapy by providing luxury Ayurvedic spas. Headed and managed by qualified Ayurvedic doctors, The Ayurvedic Healing Village is a hospital built in a resort environment, imparting authentic Ayurveda treatments based on the inherent ability of the human body to rejuvenate, heal and restore its natural balance.
The Ayurvedic Healing Village is a hospital built in a resort environment, imparting authentic Ayurveda treatments based on the inherent ability of the human body to rejuvenate, heal and restore its natural balance.
Based on the basic fact that one heals better if the environment is beautiful from the moment one enters the resort/hospital, the entire environment is nurtured to heal. Kairali’s Preventive and Regenerative program provides relief to an individual suffering from migraine, sinusitis, stress and strain, whereas the detoxification treatments ease hypertension. There are also several other programs like the weight loss program, and Panchkarma therapy, arthritis treatment among other lifestyle-oriented ailments. The centre caters to a varied global audience from countries such as Germany, UK, Middle East, India, Japan, Sweden, America, Canada etc) and has given over two lakh treatments till date.
For more details: https://www.ayurvedichealingvillage.com/
Niraamaya Wellness Retreats
Niraamaya Wellness Retreats has been an embodiment of wellness and luxury, operating in India’s most sought-after destinations. Niraamaya Spa is one of the most luxurious and authentic Ayurveda wellness centres in India offering classical programs meant for those who prefer intensive therapy protocols as well as lifestyle programs for a leisurely wellness experience. They provide elaborate and detailed Ayurveda treatments, traditional Kerala therapies and skincare treatments along with a selection of signature International therapies, integrating various natural therapeutic traditions from all over the world under one roof. “Every Niraamaya guest is handheld by our team of wellness experts to create bespoke wellness immersions that combine personalised sessions, traditional Ayurvedic therapies, healthy movement, and focused diet routines. While our intense 7 to 21-day Ayurveda programs are at the core of our offering, guests can also enjoy short interventional Ayurvedic experiences focused on relaxation and rejuvenation. We have also recently introduced path-breaking functional medicine programs. These programs have been developed to specifically target the four critical lifestyle issues—diabetes, obesity, stress, and hypertension— which are currently afflicting the planet and are the root cause of 90% other morbidities. These programs are meant to specifically reverse and cure rather than just prevent. Our flagship immunity rejuvenation program is a game-changer that will ensure that you are set on the path to true wellness and good health,” avers Allen Machado, COO, Niraamaya Wellness Retreats.
For more details: https://www.niraamaya.com/
Indus Valley Ayurvedic Centre
An institute that made a landmark in health sciences, Indus Valley Ayurvedic Centre (IVAC) is undeniably the proud possession of the heritage city of Mysore. Today, IVAC has transformed into a dynamic global healthcare centre and a training centre (IVF). Its services are reaching out to clients in over 65 countries. With a dedicated team of doctors and therapists, the centre has helped thousands of people tread the path of holistic health. In the last four to five years, IVAC has reached out to many patients who needed Ayurveda healing and has provided service to heal them. IVAC is well known for treating diseases like PCOS, Tinnitus, Hypothyroidism, Psoriasis, Acne, Digestive issues, Obesity, Fibromyalgia, Diabetes and Disc herniation with a success rate of 70% cases. That’s the reason this KMPEA licensed & ISO certified Ayurveda destination centre receives 70% of its customer as repeat and referrals. IVAC has established an NGO called IVF to train Ayurveda therapy to the needy youth of Karnataka for free along with food and accommodation. This helps to strengthen a weak part of society and caters to the trained manpower needed in this growing wellness industry.
For more details: https://www.ayurindus.com/
Dharana at Shillim
This is one of the foremost eco-wellness retreats nestled in the serene landscape of the Sahyadri mountain range in the Western Ghats. It offers a comprehensive bespoke healing regime focusing on Yoga, Ayurveda, Spirituality, Naturopathy, Environmental Practices, and a Balanced diet. With the world as we know it having changed, Dharana at Shillim introduces two new wellness programs with their Hilton CleanStay™ program to adapt to this ever-changing dynamic. Take a new path towards boosting your immunity by natural methods of adopting the Dharana Way of Life with their five to seven night program—The Dharana Rasayana Retreat. This program will aid your immunity and also mental as well as physical strength, thus preventing the onset of any ailments or diseases. It addresses the detrimental effects of degenerative lifestyle elements such as improper sleep, unhealthy diet and activities through a goal-based integrative program and constant counselling.
Dharana at Shillim offers a comprehensive bespoke healing regime focusing on Yoga, Ayurveda, Spirituality, Naturopathy, Environmental Practices, and a Balanced diet.
It encompasses holistic methodologies of Ayurveda, Dietetics, Conflict Resolution and Exercise Physiology to optimise cell vitality, tissue repair and immune enhancement. The Dharana Resilience Retreat helps you embark on and adopt the transformational Dharana Way of Life which focuses on mindful thinking and encourages healthy eating habits to lead you on the path to optimal stress relief. During the five to seven-night course of the retreat, the Dharana experts guide you through the precise methods and approach to reset your thought process, embrace reality and immerse yourself into both inner and outer nature that is required to combat stress. The program is designed to help you manage your response to the external world, help embrace and cultivate a resilient mindset even after the completion of the program.
For more details: https://www.dharanaretreat.com/
The Elevation Spa at The Tamara Coorg is a place where time comes to a standstill as you are surrounded by the sylvan environs. This is where you will discover an oasis of tranquillity as you soak yourself into the various wellness regimens that include holistic practices. The Elevation Spa implements a concept of wellness called “antar mauna” which means inner silence. During your stay, the retreat invites you to embark on a holistic journey to discover the tranquillity within you. At this award-winning spa and wellness centre they have an exclusive line of spa products that complement the range of treatments and therapies perfectly. Their products offer ultimate relaxation, revitalisation, detoxification, and inner strength. Located ideally in Kodaikanal and Coorg, the properties are ideal for wellness getaways.