Wedded to Wellness: Say Namaste
Honeymoons that start you off on the right track
In the current issue of New Orleans Bride Magazine, contributing travel editor Becca Hensley gifts readers with the perfect honeymoon spots for couples to recharge and reconnect. “Couples bring a lot of baggage to a marriage (and we aren’t talking about luggage),” explains Hensley. “Consider beginning your new life together the way you want to live it — full of vim and vigor.” So Hensley offers couples honeymoon options from around the world to ensure your marriage begins in perfect wedded bliss. First on her list is “Say Namaste.”
Ananda in the Himalayas, India
Set amid the region said to be the birthplace of yoga, Ananda occupies the mountainous grounds of a Maharaja’s glimmering palace. Legendarily infused with cosmic energy, the locale has flower-edged pathways, wandering peacocks, mischievous monkeys, lavish rooms, a swimming pool and a 24,000-square-foot spa, which offers 80 diverse body and beauty treatments. Here, under the tutelage of Ayurvedic doctors and yoga masters, you’ll practice sunrise yoga, meditate and indulge in spa treatments designed for your Ayurvedic dosha — or body type.
Room A Deux: Garden Suite with plunge pool and valley view
Prescription: The three- or five-night Couples Connect Package comes with a candle-lit dinner and spa treatments in the Couple’s Spa Suite. anandaspa.com