While, in the main, tourists describe their time in India as colourful and chaotic, away from the bustling cities it is a spiritual and life-affirming place. And there’s no better spot to experience that side of the country than at the newest hotel from the Roseate group, which opens at the beginning of next month.
Their most exquisite yet, the luxury retreat is situated in Rishikesh, in the foothills of the Himalayas. Accommodation is provided in 16 rustically styled cottages, perched upon the riverbanks of the Ganges, each boasting its own private balcony affording panoramic views of the valley and woodlands surrounding the holy water.
Immersed as it is in nature, the resort has been designed to rejuvenate, inspire and ground guests, and will offer a programme of river rafting, meditation and yoga, as well as bespoke beachside spa therapies.
There’ll also be the opportunity to hike to nearby spots of pilgrimage, or simply chill out beside the gorgeous infinity pool. Simply magical.
Room rates from £360 per night. For more details, see roseatehotels.com/rishikesh/theroseateganges