Weekend Retreats & Specialty Programs

Guests come from all over the world to Pritikin for the core all-inclusive one or two week program to get their health on track and start seeing- and feeling- immediate results.

Several times a year we offer enhanced programming to those who want to really bring the lessons they learn home with them. During our Healthy Cooking 101 and Cooking Like a Pro weeks, special happenings will be available in addition to your core stay. Once you leave, your home life will healthier than ever!

Weekend Retreats

Get a "Taste" for How Good Pritikin Living Can Feel!

Several times a year Pritikin offers Taste of Pritikin weekends, which are an opportunity for first time guests to see all that Pritikin has to offer. This program will open your eyes to all that Pritikin has to offer, and you will take away some life-changing health related lessons in just a few short days.

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Our Weekend Health Retreat is ideal if…

  • You’re too busy to get away for a week or more,
  • You believe the Pritikin lifestyle might benefit you but want a taste of it before committing to the full program, or
  • You’re looking for the perfect gift for friends and family interested in – or who may benefit from- healthy Pritikin living.

What's Included

Eye-opening lectures, fitness classes, cooking school, healthy meals and luxurious accommodations are all part of a Taste of Pritikin weekend. More into taking baby steps than going all in? Than this is the weekend for you.

Your Taste of Pritikin Weekend Retreat includes:

  • Life-transforming seminars in eating, cooking, and living well, all taught by Pritikin’s acclaimed faculty.
  • DEXA Body Composition Scan to determine your percentage of lean muscle and body fat. (What your body is made of is often more important than what you weigh.)
  • Healthy gourmet meals prepared by Pritikin’s award-winning chefs.
  • A 30-minute Personal Nutrition Consultation to enhance weight loss, improve lipids such as cholesterol, and target those areas of real-world eating, from restaurants to grocery shopping, that are most challenging for you. Pritikin’s dietitians have solutions for virtually every nutritional hurdle.
  • Luxurious hotel accommodations for 3 nights at the home of the Pritikin Longevity Center – a beautiful 650-acre resort in Miami, Florida.
  • A $140 spa service credit..

Dates & Rates

All-Inclusive Weekend Health Retreat

Your Taste of Pritikin Weekend takes place at the Pritikin Longevity Center + Spa in Miami, Florida, and is conducted by Pritikin’s physicians, nutritionists, exercise experts, and chefs. Our Weekend Health Retreats fill up quickly. So do call the Pritikin Longevity Center as soon as possible to secure your reservation.

Available Dates

  • March 28-31, 2019 SOLD OUT
  • April 25-28, 2019
  • June 20-23, 2019
  • September 26-29, 2019
  • December 12-15, 2019

Pricing

One Guest: $1999

Two Guests (Shared Room): $2999

Healthy Cooking 101

June 2-16, 2019

Hands-On Cooking Specialty Program

Do you want to eat healthy, but struggle finding time to cook? If so, this hands-on specialty cooking program is for you. It features a wealth of recipes, each with 6 ingredients or less, and each finished in 30 minutes or less. Never was food prep so simple, quick, and delish!

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From Novices To Advanced Chefs, Everyone's Welcome

Guests who upgrade to this specialty program will learn everything from basic cooking skills to advanced techniques, including lessons in new and unusual food pairings. (Get ready for some delectable surprises)! Proper knife skills, core techniques like healthy sautéing and roasting, food handling, and the science and nutrition of food will all be covered.

Let Your Inner Chef Out

The chef that lives inside you will come to life as you master using your very own brand new knife and wearing your new Pritikin apron. These easy to make recipes will have everyone thinking you're a gourmet chef in no time, and you'll leave equipped with the tools and the skills to take home and prove that indeed, you are one.

Take a Culinary Tour Around the World

You'll master brand new healthy cooking skills for preparing cuisine inspired by the Caribbean, Mediterranean, Middle East, and beyond. You'll also learn about new seasonings and foods, and experiment with new combinations, that explode with flavor. Who needs salt, sugar, and fat when food can taste this good?

Foodie Excursions

Weather permitting, you'll be climbing aboard the Pritikin Culinary Van for an offsite foodie excursion. A Restaurant Night Out, a Grocery Shopping Scavenger Hunt and more will round out your stay. Love field trips? Love food? Climb aboard!

What's Included

This special hands on cooking experience includes the full Pritikin Program and an opportunity to work side by side with the Pritikin Chefs.

  • Life-transforming seminars in eating, cooking, and living well, all taught by Pritikin’s acclaimed faculty.
  • Healthy gourmet meals prepared by Pritikin’s award-winning chefs.
  • Comprehensive medical health evaluation and fitness assessment/monitoring by our board-certified physicians.
  • Customized fitness classes led by university-degreed exercise physiologists.
  • Luxurious hotel accommodations at the home of the Pritikin Longevity Center – a beautiful 650-acre resort in Miami, Florida.
  • Use of all resort facilities

Dates & Rates

Healthy Cooking 101
June 2 to 16, 2019

Healthy Cooking 101 takes place at the Pritikin Longevity Center + Spa in Miami, Florida, and is conducted by Pritikin’s physicians, nutritionists, exercise experts, and chefs. These hands-on cooking programs fill up quickly. So do call the Pritikin Longevity Center as soon as possible to secure your reservation.

$600 additional per person, per week

This package runs concurrently with our core Pritikin Health and Weight-Loss Program, which means you’ll receive the full benefit of our core program plus, if you sign up, this special program. To enroll, speak with your program advisor about adding this program onto your core reservation. All special programs are subject to change and may be cancelled if registration is low

Cooking Like a Pro

September 8-22, 2019

Pritikin for the Foodie

Take your cooking skills to the next level with confidence! Learn how to break down a whole fish and entire chicken, experiment with different cuisines and let your inner artist out perfecting food presentation.

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Learn Advanced Cooking Skills

Take your cooking skills to the next level with confidence! Learn how to break down a whole fish and entire chicken, experiment with different cuisines and let your inner artist out while perfecting food presentation.

Give Your Favorite Recipes a Healthy Makeover

Not only will you benefit from practicing your cooking skills in these hands on classes, but you’ll experience creating and Pritikinizing you own recipes.

Take a Culinary Tour Around the World

You'll master brand new healthy cooking skills for preparing cuisine inspired by the Caribbean, Mediterranean, Middle East, and beyond. You'll also learn about new seasonings and foods, and experiment with new combinations, that explode with flavor. Who needs salt, sugar, and fat when food can taste this good?

Foodie Excursions

Weather permitting, you'll be climbing aboard the Pritikin Culinary Van for an offsite foodie excursion. A Restaurant Night Out, a Grocery Shopping Scavenger Hunt and more will round out your stay. Love field trips? Love food? Climb aboard!

What's Included

This special hands on cooking experience includes the full Pritikin Program and an opportunity to work hands-on and side by side with the Pritikin Chefs.

  • Life-transforming seminars in eating, cooking, and living well, all taught by Pritikin’s acclaimed faculty.
  • Healthy gourmet meals prepared by Pritikin’s award-winning chefs.
  • Comprehensive medical health evaluation and fitness assessment/monitoring by our board-certified physicians.
  • Customized fitness classes led by university-degreed exercise physiologists.
  • Eye-opening lectures led by internationally renowned physicians, nutritionists, and psychotherapists.- redundant with first bullet- can remove, if you want
  • Luxurious hotel accommodations at the home of the Pritikin Longevity Center – a beautiful 650-acre resort in Miami, Florida.
  • Use of all resort facilities.

Dates & Rates

Don't Miss Out. This Special Hands-On Cooking Program is Only Offered Once Each Year.

This hands-on cooking experience takes place at the Pritikin Longevity Center + Spa in Miami, Florida, and is conducted by Pritikin’s physicians, nutritionists, exercise experts, and chefs. Cooking Like a Pro specialty weeks fill up quickly. So do call the Pritikin Longevity Center as soon as possible to secure your reservation.

Available Dates

September 8-22, 2019

$750 additional per person, per week

This package runs concurrently with our core Pritikin Health and Weight-Loss Program, which means you’ll receive the full benefit of our core program plus, if you sign up, this special program. To enroll, speak with your program advisor about adding this program onto your core reservation. All special programs are subject to change and may be cancelled if registration is low