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An entrance to the Kila – the ‘heart of the Retreat’

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Kila exterior

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Wellness Concierge

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Musicians’ Corner, an in-house flautist, Raag therapy

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VANA Malsi Estate Dehradun North India Yoga Temple

Yoga temple at dusk

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Yoga temple

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Guest attire at Vana: kurta pajama made from organic cotton produced in Southern India

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A mango orchard near the Yoga sala

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Meditation

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Outdoor pool at dusk

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VANA Malsi Estate Dehradun North India Outdoor Pool

Outdoor pool

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Indoor pool

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Private watsu

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Gym - with kinesis machines and Technogym

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Apothecary

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Apothecary

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Kila library

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Herbs from the garden

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Gnocchi, vegetable salad and fresh ingredients

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Salana restaurant, which takes inspiration from various cuisines, based on wellness principles

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Salana restaurant

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Ańayu restaurant – Indian cuisine based on Ayurvedic principles. Ańayu translates into ‘ann’ + ‘āyu’ = food + life (food for life)

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Pistachio crusted grilled sole fish, seasonal vegetables, herb nage

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Wheat berry salad, roasted pumpkin, spinach

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Vegetarian thali

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VANA Malsi Estate Dehradun North India Cuisine

Saffron infused paneer paupiette, ginger and spinach sauce

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VANA Malsi Estate Dehradun North India Forest Suite 1

Forest suite

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Forest room

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Forest suite

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Esteva suite - dedicated to Vana's architects, Esteva i Esteva Arquitectura

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Bathroom in a garden room

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Forest suite

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Vana suite

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Bodhi suite

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Bodhi suite

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Vana suite

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Vana suite

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Vana suite balcony

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VANA Malsi Estate Dehradun North India Wellness Center

Wellness Center/Reception

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VANA Malsi Estate Dehradun North India Ayurveda Center

Ayurveda Center - black granite statue of Lord Dhanvantri, hand chiselled in Konark

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Products/oils/herbs used in Sowa Rigpa (Tibetan healing) treatments

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Herbs/ treatment products

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Herbs/fruit for treatments

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Treatment room

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Ayurvedic treatment

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Chi nei tsang (massage)

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Ayurvedic treatment called Sthanavasti

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Ayurvedic treatment

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Sowa rigpa treatment

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Dukān (boutique)

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Dukān (boutique)

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Dukān (boutique)

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So many highlights to choose from! The hotels were amazing but Maya Villa was a highlight… I loved just hanging out in the hammock reading my book and watching the peacocks chase the cows!
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Everything you did for us whilst we were away was hugely appreciated, and Ampersand has been exemplary in every way. I'll always recommend you!
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