The city of Rishikesh, also known as the "Yoga Capital of the World," is located in the foothills of the Himalayas and is renowned for the Ganga aarti, the abundance of yoga centres, pilgrimage sites, as well as its thrilling white-water rafting excursions. Here is a list of hotels to consider if you're looking for a luxurious stay when your visit.
Taj Rishikesh Resort & Spa, Uttarakhand, Singthali
The Taj Rishikesh Resort & Spa is tucked away in the quaint village of Singthali and offers luxurious lodging options with elegant decor. The luxury pool villa and presidential villa are the finest accommodation options. There are four restaurants on the property, one of which specialises in Himalayan cuisine with classic dishes from Kashmir, Himachal, and Garhwal. When here, go for a Singhali birding trek and then return to the tranquil spa to relax.
Address: Singthali, Rishikesh, Uttarakhand
The Roseate Ganges Rishikesh, Shivpuri
The luxury retreat has 17 tastefully furnished villas with balconies that look out over a picturesque valley and a forest, as well as a private white sand beach by the Ganges. The on-site restaurant offers alcoholic and non-alcoholic brews along with dishes made with seasonal and organic ingredients. Swim in their temperature-controlled infinity pool, visit the spa or go river rafting for an adrenaline rush.
Address: Village - Timli Kalthri, Rishikesh, Distt, Badrinath Rd, Shivpuri, Uttarakhand
Anand Kashi by the Ganges, Rishikesh - IHCL SeleQtions, Badrinath Road
Anand Kashi by the Ganges serves as the summer residence of the Maharaja of Tehri Garhwal and features 22 elegant rooms and two luxurious tents that are equipped with modern amenities and are surrounded by expansive fruit orchards. A variety of Indian, Continental, and Asian dishes, as well as regional Garhwali specialities, are served at the property's all-day dining restaurant. There is also a terrace bar where guests can enjoy cocktails and small bites.
Address: Near 23rd Milestone, Badrinath Rd, Gular Dogi, Rishikesh, Uttarakhand
Aloha On The Ganges - Rishikesh Resort, Tapovan
The luxury hotel has 92 rooms and is close to Laxman Jhula on the banks of the Ganges River. You can reserve their luxurious two-bedroom apartments for an extended stay, which come with modern amenities including laundry service, a mini bar, meal inclusions, and a private sit-out overlooking the Ganges. At their restaurant, savour Italian and Indian cuisine as well as some freshly baked goods from their bakery.
Address: NH 58, Tapovan, Rishikesh, Uttarakhand
Raga on the Ganges, Village Singthali
The suites and cottages at Raga on the Ganges have soothing white interiors, patterned floor patches, and large bay windows that overlook the mountains and the river. The stay is enhanced by rich activities like yoga and meditation spots by the river, cycling through the hills, and kayaking and river rafting. Additionally, you can reserve a candlelight dinner or go for a picnic lunch by the Ganges.
Address: 35th Milestone, Village Singthali, Post Byasi, Rishikesh, Uttarakhand
Neemrana’s Glasshouse on the Ganges, Shivpuri
Neemrana’s Glasshouse is located on a sloping hill and has six hideaway rooms, two family rooms, and two machan rooms spread across multiple levels with views of the valley, river, and treetops. The hotel's on-site restaurant offers hearty hunter-style curries and other trans-Himalayan dishes. While here, indulge in customised yoga sessions, pamper yourself at the spa, or go white water rafting.
Address: Village Kalthar, Badrinath Rd, Shivpuri, Rishikesh, Uttarakhand
Sterling Palm Bliss Rishikesh, Tapovan
For those looking for a wellness retreat, Sterling Palm Bliss is the perfect place to stay. It offers carefully crafted wellness programmes, a meditation hall, yoga classes, a spa, and ayurvedic treatments. You can choose to stay in one of the 35 spacious suites and dine at one of the hotel's eateries, which include a multi-cuisine restaurant, rooftop pizzeria, health cafe, and 24-hour coffee shop.
Address: Badrinath Bypass Road, opp. Vithal Ashram, Tapovan, Rishikesh, Uttarakhand
Shaantam Resort & Spa, Neelkanth Mandir Road
The resort offers six different types of accommodations, from deluxe rooms to opulent cottages with private balconies and views of the majestic Himalayan ranges. The restaurant serves vegetarian meals in pan-Indian, Asian, and continental flavours. The property also welcomes pets, with some room types permitting a maximum of two pets per room.
Address: Neelkanth Mandir Road, Rishikesh, Uttarakhand
Divine Resort & Spa, Laxman Jhula Road
The Divine Resort & Spa is located in the lively neighbourhood of Tapovan and offers executive rooms and suites, with the Maharaja suite being the top choice. It has all the modern amenities, a spacious living area with large bay windows, and a private balcony with views of the Ganges. The Machan open restaurant, one of their three dining options, has a retractable roof and offers both local and international cuisine coupled with lovely sunset views.
Address: Near Church, Laxman Jhula Road, Tapovan, Rishikesh, Uttarakhand
Antalya Rishikesh, Tapovan
Antalya hotel offers rooms and suites, some with views of the gardens and others overlooking the Ganges and is conveniently located just five kilometres from the city centre. You can treat yourself to spa services, and daily yoga and meditation sessions at the hotel or on the beach. A standout among their offerings is their in-house restaurant, which serves home-cooked meals made with fresh, organic ingredients.
Address: Laxman Jhula Vill. Post, Distt, Tapovan, Rishikesh, Uttarakhand