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St James, New York
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Pritikin is a place you go to when you want good positive change in your life. I have been going there for over 10 years and is a much needed reminder of what is most important .... My health. The property is beautiful the program is intense the staff is knowledgeable and helpful and the food is healthy and abundant....

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Thank you so much for your review and for your loyalty! We are so happy you've been enjoying your visits to Pritikin and hope you will be staying with us for at least the next ten years!

Cayey, Puerto Rico
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The facilities, the healthy food, the competent staff, the medical group all met our highest expectations for a healthy visit. My wife and I took full advantage of all that Pritikin has to offer. We met all our goals for our stay and have started to introduce what we learned into our daily lives. Our interaction with other guests allowed...

1Thank G2492QCcarlosd
Jennifer W, Director of Marketing & Communications at Pritikin Longevity Center & Spa, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to post your review. We are so happy that you enjoyed your stay and met all your health goals while you were here. We look forward to seeing you back at Pritikin in the near future.

Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I have visited Doral every February for the past 12 years. This spa has never been anything other than wonderful. Today I received a 90 minute facial from Maritza, probably one of the best facials I have ever had! I highly recommend this spa and Maritza!

Thank Heather D
New York, New York
Reviewed 18 January 2017

This was my second visit to Pritikin and it was as wonderful as the first. I noticed quite a number of other second-timers as well as people who had been coming for years (for a “reboot”). There's a reason for this. The place is great. The dietary regime and underlying philosophy are sound. Under the medical plan, you have blood...

Thank PaulaB030
GwennF, Director of Sales & Marketing at Pritikin Longevity Center & Spa, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to write your review. We are thrilled to hear that you enjoyed your second visit to Pritikin and about the great results you achieved! We look forward to welcoming you back in the near future.

Baltimore, Maryland
Reviewed 25 December 2016

I truly wanted to love this place. I came down to check it out for a week and, if I liked it, book the entire months of January and February. The idea of combining Florida weather and healthy diet and exercise seemed compelling. Unfortunately, I really didn't like the place. The staff and management make it a failure but I'll...

31Thank Scott R
GwennF, Director of Sales & Marketing at Pritikin Longevity Center & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Dr. Rifkin, We are so very, very sorry to hear that your stay was such a disappointment. We pride ourselves on our program as well as the service and experience we provide and are so sorry that your stay didn't live up to your expectations, to say the least. We take all of your comments extremely seriously and have...

New York City, New York
Reviewed 20 December 2016

Pritikin was a visionary whose concept of a healthy diet and exercise really works. What is amazing about his story is that he was not a doctor and he went against the medical establishment at the time. Great story, and certainly worth pursuing his concept, as you will inevitably live a healthier and possibly a longer life. We visited several...

8Thank Chimata-no-kami
GwennF, Director of Sales & Marketing at Pritikin Longevity Center & Spa, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to post your review. We are very sorry that you experienced challenges during your stay, in large part due to complications with the lab we use. This was certainly an unusual circumstance, and we hope that you were ultimately satisfied with the resolution we provided. We hope you will give us another chance and...

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 9 December 2016

I only stayed 3 days but it was a very interesting and busy time. I learned a lot in a short time, the whole resort is beautiful. We stayed in the Spa Suites which are really spacious. In the Pritikin Spa I had a very nice manicure (thanks Cary!) and I had a very nice blow-dry as well! I highly...

1Thank dgross135
GwennF, Director of Sales & Marketing at Pritikin Longevity Center & Spa, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to post your review! We're happy you enjoyed your stay at Pritikin and hope to welcome you back for a full length stay soon!

Birmingham, Alabama
Reviewed 29 November 2016 via mobile

Friendly staff! Guy at front desk friendly and welcoming. Lady who gave me facial said she has worked there 17 years. Did an excellent job. Ileana from Costa Rica gave me a massage and did a good job and just enough pressure but not Too much and she was sweet and friendly. They have fruit, granola and flavored water while...

1Thank andreao753753
Reviewed 24 November 2016 via mobile

Was very nice. My massage was done by Carolina (from Trinidad and Tobago), very good hands and very relaxing. Massage was at 2:45pm, but I came at 10am. My girlfriend did a massage and facial, I just did a massage. We spent day at Spa (hot tub, sauna, steam room, sensual shower, cold dip pool, recliner) which was nice. The...

Thank David S
Woodstock, Georgia
Reviewed 26 September 2016

My 2 week stay was actually a gift from a loving and generous sister who wanted to share her "Pritikin way of life" with me. She and her husband are "regulars" at the center and go back a couple of times a year "just to reprogram ". To be honest, I went because it would be a free 2 week...

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GwennF, Director of Sales & Marketing at Pritikin Longevity Center & Spa, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to post your review! We are so happy to hear that your stay at Pritikin turned out to be so much more than you thought it would be. Thank you for taking the time to really give insight into all we do here at Pritikin and into all our guests can accomplish...

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  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Breakfast included
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Hot Tub
  • Golf Course
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Tennis Court
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  • Breakfast included
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Pritikin Longevity Center + Spa has two main purposes- getting you back your health and off your medications. Whether you suffer from high blood pressure, diabetes, are seeking a weight loss spa, or you are just looking for a healthy vacation, we can help. Located on 650 tropical acres in Miami, Florida, at the Pritikin health resort and fitness camp, you will attend informative lectures, establish a fitness regime that works for you, and choose from a plethora of fitness and educational options from hands on cooking classes, yoga to kickboxing, and Zumba, all within the tropical setting and lush landscaping of our beautiful grounds.While you are relaxing at the pool under the bright Florida sun, or enjoying a delicious and healthful meal at our restaurant, you will be in good hands. Pritikin's board certified physicians will teach you eye opening facts about the typical diet, why it doesn't work, and what you can do to improve your quality of life. Our results have been proven- by the end of your stay, you will be armed with the tools to affect a dramatic lifestyle change. Needing a vacation has never been more literal. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Pritikin Longevity Center & Spa

Address: 8755 NW 36th St, Miami, FL 33178-2401
Region: United States > Florida > Miami
Number of rooms: 32
Also Known As:
Pritikin Longevity Center & Spa Miami, Florida
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“spa wing convenient”
 of 5 bubbles Chimata-no-kami, 19 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a villa right next to the Pritikin Center if you don't want to walk far.”
 of 5 bubbles TedinIndy, 19 Aug 2016 | Read review
“ask for golf course view, and higher floor. ask for a Spa suite if you have a mobility challenge.”
 of 5 bubbles docbruce, 14 Mar 2016 | Read review
“Take advantage of Pritikin's location at the Trump Doral-the golf courses are fantastic.”
 of 5 bubbles boudin, 12 Feb 2016 | Read review
“If you go specifically for the Pritikin Program, they have their own rooms”
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