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Vana, Malsi Estate

Malsi Estate, Dehra Dun, India

Vana, Malsi Estate, is a luxury wellness retreat located in Dehra Dun in Northern India, and aims to help guests explore and develop every area of their wellbeing. Vana is set in within a peaceful 21-acre estate of forest and fruit orchards.

At a Glance

  • A wellness retreat that explores each aspect of wellbeing: physical, mental, emotional and spiritual.

  • Bringing together ayurveda, tibetan healing, yoga, natural healing, spa, fitness and aqua, the retreat provides many paths to reach the same goal, or at least start a journey towards greater personal wellbeing

  • Guests will best achieve their retreat objective by investing time on wellness, rest, eating mindfully and 'just being' at the retreat.

  • For guests who wish to interact, daily activities and common dining tables allow them to connect with each other and our team.

  • The cuisine at Vana is mindfully put together to complement each guest’s wellness program and encourages guests to see food differently

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Insider's View

Why not explore the estate's 21 acres? The beautiful tranquil grounds of sal and bamboo forests with the backdrop of the Himalayan foothills is a soothing environment.

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Call us on (858) 523-9000 to start planning your vacation to Vana, Malsi Estate or take a look at our itineraries to Himalaya


A true retreat, Vana is the perfect escape for those looking to get away from the hustle and bustle of modern day living and focus on the rejuvenation and development of mind, body and soul.

At Vana, their wellness experts aim to create a tailored wellness program for every guest. They use information shared before arrival and during the arrival consultation to determine the objectives guests wish to work on. By taking from our vast offering of treatments, consultations and activities, Vana's experts create a daily program that works towards achieving these objectives.

With a state-of-the-art 1,500 sq foot gymnasium fitted with the latest equipment including two pools and tennis courts, the fitness offering will include private training, stretching and advice from a training nutritionist. Vana intend to relate fitness to movement and thus address flexibility and agility, as well as overall physical health, weight, muscular and cardiovascular strength. The steam, sauna and infra-red sauna provide much needed benefit before and after fitness sessions.


The living spaces bring together various elements of the design philosophy: contemporary aesthetics, and natural materials, comfort, natural lighting and simplicity. The 66 rooms and 16 suites on the estate are surrounded by ancient forest or gardens and fruit orchards, all with balconies or terraces.

Location & Directions

Malsi Estate, Dehra Dun, India

When to go

Dehradun has a continental climate throughout the year, but the weather is pleasant as Dehradun is located at the foothills providing a cool breeze. Summers (March to June) have an average temperature of 35°C. Winters during November to February give a pleasant weather with a temperature range of 19°C to 33°C. Monsoons offer average rainfalls during July to September.

Basant Panchami, the spring festival, is celebrated with much gaiety and enjoyment during February-March. Holi is an important religious festival with much colors and illuminations, celebrated during same period. Rafting season is from mid September to April. Dehradun can be visited all through the year, but avoid the May month when the temperature reaches maximum.

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Call us on (858) 523-9000 to start planning your vacation to Vana, Malsi Estate or take a look at our itineraries to Himalaya

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