A group of yoga instructors, Ayurvedic masters and some of the country's best nutritionists at your service as you rejuvenate your body, mind and soul in the lap of nature. Does that sound like heaven on earth to you? Then you've just landed in the right place!
India makes for one of the most popular wellness destinations in the world. There are several Ayurveda retreats spread across the country that can be your gateway to heaven. All you have to do is check in, surrender yourself to wellness and walk out a rejuvenated person. Here are India's five best Ayurveda retreats that are guaranteed to give your mind and body a much needed break.
Kairali - The Ayurvedic Healing Village
Located in the heart of God's Own Country, Kairali blends wellness with world class luxury, resulting in a one of its kind experience. Every stay at Kairali is carefully curated and guests are allotted villas according to their zodiac signs. The property is completely sustainable with all the produce grown locally. To maintain sanctity in the property, Kairali also prohibits use of preservatives and refrigeration. Couple that with Kairali's traditional Ayurvedic treatments and professional yoga sessions and you've got yourself the perfect wellness getaway!
Where: III/73, Palayamkadu, P.O. Olassery, Kodumbu, Palakkad, Kerala
Treatments offered: A multiple award winning property, Kairali offers a range of Ayurvedic treatments that includes Abhyangam, Shirodhara and Panchakarma amongst others. The resort also has a well-trained staff for yoga and meditation sessions.
Recognitions received: National Geographic has included Kairali in their prestigious lists of '50 Wellness Destinations In The World' and 'Top 10 Wellness Destinations In Asia'. In addition, Kairali has also received a certificate of accreditation from the National Accreditation Board of Hospitals and Healthcare Providers.
Price per night: Kairali has three kinds of accommodation, namely, Deluxe, Royal and Maharaja. A stay for two at the Ayurveda retreat starts at approximately Rs 16,000 per night for the Deluxe villa. The Royal Villa stay costs Rs 24,000 per night while the Maharaja Suite option costs Rs 38,000 for a double stay. Click here for more details about the accommodation options and package inclusions.