From solo practitioners to opulent spas, there are choices nationwide. Be cautious of dodgy one-on-one massages by private (often unqualified) operators – seek recommendations and trust your instincts.
Where to Go
Lodhi Spa A luxury-defining spa.
Madhya Pradesh & Chhattisgarh
Haveli Hari Ganga In Haridwar, overlooking the Ganges.
Vedic Village Touted to have the finest medical spa in the country; near Kolkata.
Emerge Spa Indulgent Asian-influenced treatments near Mysuru (Mysore).
Humming Bird Spa For all kinds of pampering; in Palolem.
Barefoot at Havelock For ayurvedic and other spa treatments; on Havelock Island (Swaraj Dweep).
Mhenla Spa Experience a Sikkimese dottho (stone-heated wooden bath) with a tub of tongba (a millet-based alcoholic drink) as refreshment; in Pelling.