Review – Jiva Grande Spa, Vivanta By Taj, Surajkund

Review – Jiva Grande Spa, Vivanta By Taj, Surajkund

Jiva – is a Sanskrit term, which means ‘the essence of a soul’. So it is anything but pertinent that the Taj Group of Hotels have named their spas as ‘Jiva’. It all started with the staycation that we had taken at the ‘Vivanta by Taj’ property at Surajkund, and who would want to miss out the opportunity of relaxing at one of the best luxury spas of Delhi. Located within drivable miles from Delhi-NCR and shielded in the afforested regions of the Aravalli hills, this Vivanta by Taj property in itself eludes charm and serenity.



Spread across two floors, the grandeur of the Jiva Spa mesmerizes you, inspired from the ancient ‘Surajkund’ reservoir, the spa is artistically constructed with separate sauna and steam areas, super luxe single and double treatment suites. There is also a section dedicated to beauty services. The spa catalog at Jiva offers a range of treatments that include Indian aromatherapy, ayurvedic massages, yoga rejuvenation, beauty rituals, which actually balance the rejuvenation of the body, soul and mind.

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The philosophy of Jiva Spa is inherently rooted in India’s ancient approach to wellness. Inspired by traditional Indian healing wisdom, we believe that a spa unfolds a holistic path of life that opens out channels to nurture one’s life force. Jiva Spa

And when you are just in the mood to relax, they have you taken. We opted for the Indian Aromatherapy and once we were made comfortable inside the spa, we were given a cup of herbal tea to soothe our senses. Once done, we were guided to the sauna and steam areas for relaxing our bodies before the start of the therapy. Out from the sauna, we were escorted into a luxurious spa suite. The therapists first gave detailed explanations on what essential signature oils were to be used and their therapeutic properties.

JIVA Spa @ Vivanta by Taj, Surajkund
image courtsey – Vivanta By Taj, Surajkund



The therapy started with a relaxing foot scrub and a foot bath infused with mogra, rose and jasmine oils. Then followed an indulgent whole body massage to soothe away any knots, where we were already asked for our area where we wanted the therapist to focus. The entire massage lasted for 60 mins, wherein essential oils were generously applied and skilled hands wiped out all our stress and took us to a state of absolute delight. The treatment focuses on calming the body and mind and stimulates the flow of energy. The experience ended with a face massage leaving you relaxed and engulfed in aromas. We were then given a signature drink and some fruits to end our experience.




Tip – Don’t forget to ask for offers. They have various offers going on, sometimes varying on the time of the day. We got a 40% off our costs just by opting for a day time rather than an evening time.

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