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With an intimate feel and hosting a maximum of 100 guests, the Pritikin Longevity Center + Spa is a luxury resort located in a 650-acre property in Miami, Florida. Beyond its luxurious rooms and suites, championship golf courses, gourmet cuisine and a full-service spa, Pritikin offers a clinically-proven health program.

Point of distinction?
Dating back to 1975, the Pritikin Longevity Center + Spa is a medically supervised, all-inclusive luxury health resort with a structured health-based, physician-supervised program that has been scientifically proven to prevent and reverse obesity, high blood pressure, and diabetes, and the progression of coronary heart disease, simply by teaching guests how to make changes to their eating and exercise habits. Pritikin encourages guests to avoid added salt, sugar and fat in order to get healthy, and arms them with the knowledge they need to eat healthy for the rest of their lives.

Pritikin Longevity Center + Spa
Specialized fitness classed are available for guests at Pritikin Longevity Center + Spa.

Types of Programs – Duration and Cost?
The Pritikin Longevity Center + Spa offers a variety of health vacation options. The 1- and 2-week health programs are at the core of what Pritikin offers and is perfect for consumers looking to embrace a healthy lifestyle. Throughout the year, Pritikin also offers a variety of specialty programs including hands on cooking programs and a long weekend programs for those who just want a taste of what Pritikin has to offer.

Programs are designed so the end result is improved wellness, healthier habits and leaving with the tools and knowledge to allow each guest to adopt and maintain a new and healthier lifestyle. Prices start at $4,990 pp, per week.

What types of clients are catered to?
Pritikin was the first comprehensive lifestyle program in America, and after 40 years it remains one of the longest-running, healthy living programs. Over 150,000 guests have stayed at Pritikin including travel agents, CEOs of Fortune 500 companies, state senators and celebrities.

Pritikin continues to attract guests from around the world, and many guests return year after year.

Pritikin Longevity Center + Spa
Guests can enjoy an array of healthy cooking classes.

What client goals/intentions might be achieved by selecting this property? Travelers coming to the Pritikin Longevity Center + Spa are looking to improve overall health and happiness, regain their health, lose weight or reduce their need for medications. Pritikin also attracts travelers looking for a luxury wellness vacation in which they can maintain their good health.

The Pritikin Program is based on three pillars: a healthy eating plan, a healthy mindset and a safe, effective exercise plan. A guest at Pritikin could expect a typical morning to start with a stretch, a healthy breakfast in the Pritikin dining room, a visit to the fitness center for a workout under the guidance of an Exercise Physiologist, followed by a health-focused lecture delivered by a wellness practitioner on such topics as Calorie Density, Label Reading, Sleep Disorders, Heart Attack Prevention and Taking Charge of Stress.

Small groups enjoy gourmet lunches while discussing health strategies with one of the Pritikin health experts. Afternoons activities available at the health resort can include dance or Zumba classes, cooking school, additional lectures or a visit to the golf course, pool or spa. All full length stay guests will have a private consultation with a board-certified Pritikin physician during their stay. Guests staying two weeks or more, will also have the option of adding on a sleep test in the comfort of their own accommodations at the health resort.

Can programs be customized to suit client’s needs?
Guests seeking a customized experience are able to choose from a variety of a la carte services and wellness packages. Private consultations with a behavioral therapist, nutritionist, or exercise physiologist are only the tip of the iceberg. Wellness packages can include offerings such as a Heart Health package and an Optimal Weight Loss package.

Best Time to Travel?
As Pritikin is located in sunny Miami, winter is the most popular time, with the off season offering best available rates.

For more information, visit Pritikin.com.

For more on wellness travel, don’t miss out on Recommend’s July 2019 issue.

Recommend magazine has partnered with the Wellness Tourism Association (WTA) to bring you monthly columns to help travel advisors sell wellness travel. For more information on the WTA, visit wellnesstourismassociation.org.

 

 

 

 

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