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Ananda x The Nautilus Experience Offer April 2022


Acclaimed luxury destination spa and wellness retreat Ananda in the Himalayas and bespoke ultra-luxury bohemian hideaway and private island resort, The Nautilus Maldives have partnered to create a unique wellness journey. This April, The Nautilus will welcome for the first time, two experts from Ananda for an exclusive wellness retreat at The Nautilus with daily classes, workshops and guided sessions in yoga, meditation and presenting Ananda’s signature gourmet wellness cuisine.

From April 7 to 11, 2022, guests at The Nautilus can join the exclusive and progressive four-day wellness retreat with traditional daily morning yoga and early evening meditation sessions as the cornerstone of the programming. Nautilus guests can participate in daily morning practice of Asanas, Pranayama and Mantra chanting. The early evening meditation sessions are aimed at progressively taking the journey of body and mind forward, going deeper into mental stability and clarity.

The four-day retreat at The Nautilus curated by Ananda in the Himalayas, will be led by Sandeep Agarwalla, Ananda’s Head of Yoga, and provides an opportunity to understand and practice the traditional Asanas, Pranayama and meditation in a natural and pure environment. The yoga and meditation are offered in a progressive format where guests can build upon the practice each day. The group format sessions encourage social interaction amongst the group members and the Yoga Master.

The immersive wellness experience is enhanced with the unique Ananda gourmet Ayurvedic cuisine offerings for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Nautilus guests can nurture their body with healthy gourmet cuisine prepared by Ananda in the Himalayas’ Executive Chef Diwaker Balodi. The specially curated daily selection of dishes is prepared with fresh ingredients using Ayurvedic principles of cooking and will be customised to suit each guest’s body type to nourish and heal from within. Nautilus guests who wish to learn more about Ayurvedic principles of cooking are invited to attend the Special Ayurvedic Masterclass curated by Ananda’s Executive Chef.

Apart from the wellness retreat, from April 7 to 11, 2022,allNautilus guests can book individual guided traditional yoga or meditation sessions with Sandeep Agarwalla by appointment. Additionally, all Nautilus guests are invited to join a daily open Pranayama (Yogic breathing) session around noontime. During these sessions, Ananda experts will share the practice of controlled breathing for guests to encourage relaxation and improve breathing.

This experience is limited to an intimate group booking of nine guests.

Customers who book this experience with The Sybarite can look to receive further benefits and special discounts.


Ananda in the Himalayas ( ) is a multi-award winning luxury destination spa and wellness retreat in the Himalayan foothills of India, overlooking the spiritual town of Rishikesh and the Ganges river valley. Ananda is a retreat dedicated to restoring balance and harmonizing energy through a holistic approach to wellbeing. It integrates traditional Indian wellness practices of Ayurveda, Yoga and Vedanta with the best of international wellness experiences and healthy organic cuisine to bring about the union of mind, body and soul.

A team of more than 60 experts in traditional wellbeing has guided two decades of research and curated personalised solutions for each guest. Ananda’s signature wellness programmes such as Ayurvedic Rejuvenation, Panchakarma, Holistic Detox, Dhyana Meditation, Weight Management, and Stress Management are an annual pilgrimage for many Ananda has been rated as one of the leading destination spa and wellness retreats in the world successively in the past twenty years and was rated the No. 1 Destination Spa in the Condé Nast-Readers’ Choice Awards (USA &UK2020 and 2019).

The Nautilus is your luxury bohemian hideaway in the Maldives. A highly personalised, ultra-luxury private island resort with just 26 beach and ocean houses and residences, where every experience is tailored to you. Where nothing is fixed and anything is possible. Where you are free to set your own beat; free to do–and to be–as you please.

The Nautilus has gained phenomenal international recognition within just one year, most notably within Condé Nast Traveller’s Readers’ Choice Awards 2020 as the ‘Best Resort in the Indian Ocean’ and being recognised among the top 3 ‘Best Resorts in the World’.


More information available upon request. Minimum duration may apply.

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