Situated on the foothills of Himalayas and beside the River Ganga, Rishikesh is a beautiful, spiritual city in the northern state of Uttarakhand. Attracting spiritual seekers from all over the world and considered as the “Yoga capital” in this “pale blue dot,” you can consider going on a yoga retreat and staying at one of the many hotels or resorts in Rishikesh that mainly focus on your overall health and spiritual wellbeing. In this listicle, we have found both hotels and resorts that are located in the city’s heart as well as surrounded by nature. And if you are planning for a vacation that is miles away from all the hustle and bustle of your city life for a yoga retreat, be sure to check out this list for the best yoga retreats in Rishikesh, Uttarakhand. Your peace of mind is just a plane ride away.
Live in pure bliss and luxury at Palm Bliss Resorts, located in Rishikesh. The rooms at the accommodation feature a seating area, a wardrobe. a flat-screen TV, and a private bathroom. Situated just a few minutes’ walk away from Patanjali International Yoga Foundation, this property boasts an in-house restaurant, free private parking, a fitness center, and a garden. Every morning, guests can enjoy a continental or a buffet breakfast to up their spirts. This property is also located close to famous landmarks such as the Parmarth Niketan Ashram, Ram Jhula, Triveni Ghat, and more.
This three-star hotel located in Rishikesh offers accommodation with a private parking facility, an in-house restaurant, a garden, and a terrace. All the rooms at the property come with air-conditioning, a flat-screen TV, a kettle, a desk, a wardrobe, and a private bathroom with a shower, and a hairdryer. Situated 2 kilometers (1.2 miles) from Patanjali International Yoga Foundation, guests can enjoy and learn various forms of yoga at the center. And every morning, a delicious buffet breakfast is served for the guests.
Surrounded by the Himalayan mountains, Rishikesh Valley offers yoga lessons and Ayurvedic massage therapies at the spa. Featuring wooden cottages, these accommodations are elegantly furnished and comes equipped with an ensuite bathroom, a room cooler, and a wooden desk. Guests can take the pleasure of floating in the waters by the waterfall which is situated just a hop, skip, and a jump away from the retreat. The tour desk organizes ongoing activities such as whitewater rafting, wildlife safari trips, and jungle trekking. The in-house restaurant here serves herbal organic dishes cooked in the North-Indian style.
Located just a short walk away from Patanjali International Yoga Foundation, this property offers accommodation with views of the city and the mountains. The rooms include a desk, a seating area, and a private bathroom with a shower. Offering room service, guests can enjoy indulging in a continental breakfast every morning at the in-house restaurant. Around the property, guests can explore the closest landmarks such as the Ram Jhula, Triveni Ghat, and Parmarth Niketan Ashram.
Set in a location popular for cycling and learning yoga, Hotel Ishan offers a terrace with stunning views of the city. Featuring air-conditioned rooms that come with a flat-screen TV, a kettle, free toiletries, and other modern amenities, the property also gives guests access to the shared lounge and an in-house restaurant. Located just a short walk away from Patanjali International Yoga Foundation, guests can take part in the yoga sessions or courses offered by the center. Also, enjoy exploring popular destinations such as the Laxman Jhula, Triveni Ghat, River Ganga, and more.
Overlooking Rajaji National Park, this property offers a business center, banquet facilities, a tour desk, and spa facilities. EllBee Ganga View features two restaurants - an in-house restaurant serving Indian, Continental, and Chinese cuisines, and an open-air restaurant serving an elegant menu encompassing panoramic hill views. Featuring air-conditioned, spacious rooms, it comes with a wardrobe, a flat-screen TV, a seating area, an electric kettle, and several other modern amenities for your comfort. Guests can learn yoga from the nearest center, Patanjali International Yoga Foundation, which is only 4.5 kilometers (2.7 miles) from the property.
Situated 7 kilometers (4.3 miles) from Patanjali International Yoga Foundation, Veda5 Ayurveda & Yoga Retreat features a garden, an in-house restaurant, a 24-hour front desk, and free internet available throughout the property. The rooms are well-furnished and are equipped with modern amenities for guests’ comfort and convenience. Offering yoga sessions, guests can make use of other facilities such as a swimming pool, spa services, and a buffet breakfast that is available every morning.
Green Hills Cottage is a modern resort, featuring a terrace and a well-manicured rich garden. All the rooms are air-conditioned and boast scenic views of the hills and the garden, and include a cable TV, a seating area, and a private bathroom with a shower. Other facilities include a tour desk, luggage storage, laundry service, and free parking at the property. Guests can enjoy devouring a variety of Indian and international delicacies at the in-house restaurant. And if you want to enroll yourself in yoga classes, you can check what Patanjali International Yoga Foundation offers. It is located only 0.3 kilometer (0.1 miles) from the property.
The Mount Valley Mama Cottage is located just a short walk or a drive away from the notable attractions such as Ram Jhula, Parmarth Niketan Ashram, River Ganga, Triveni Ghat, and more. Facilities at the cottage include an in-house vegetarian restaurant, a 24-hour front desk, a tour desk, a garden, and a terrace. The rooms come with a flat-screen TV, air-conditioning, a seating area, and a private bathroom with a shower. Garden views can be enjoyed from all the rooms at this property. And if you want to indulge in a yoga session, you can head to Himalayan Yoga Ashram, which is just 0.5 kilometer (0.3 miles) from the cottage.
Nestled on the banks of the River Ganga, Rishikesh, this property features an in-house restaurant serving only vegetarian dishes in Indian, Chinese, Italian, and other Continental cuisine. The air-conditioned rooms are adorned with wooden flooring and boast soft pastel shades, and come with a flat-screen TV, a wardrobe, and an ensuite bathroom with bath and shower facilities. The rooms at this property open its windows to the mesmerizing views of the river, for guests to unwind and relax. Other than this, the property also features facilities such as free internet, sunrise yoga, evening meditation sessions, free guided culture walk along the River Ganga, and bicycles for rent.
Restore your inner peace on a visit to Rishikesh, Uttarakhand
If you are looking forward to immersing yourself in the perfect relaxation and rejuvenation, then staying at any of these locations from the list will do just that. While restoring all your senses, don’t forget to visit the nearby attractions of this spiritual city.
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