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Nutritarian™ Getaway:
Hilton Head, South Carolina
July 6–10, 2014

Enjoy a family-friendly vacation on an island steeped in national treasures, while learning and embracing the Nutritarian lifestyle.

Come join us at the beautiful Sonesta Resort, Hilton Head Island, for Dr. Fuhrman’s 8th Annual Health Getaway. Enjoy inspiring lectures and delicious gourmet Nutritarian food, as well as the natural beauty of Hilton Head Island, the largest barrier island on the southern Atlantic seacoast.

Agenda (PDF)

Dr. Fuhrman’s Hilton Head Getaway includes:
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A wonderful week with a lot of practical information. An incredibly helpful way to begin a new way of life

—2012 Getaway Attendee
  • Dr. Fuhrman’s informative and motivational daily lectures
  • Delicious, health promoting, Nutritarian meals prepared by world class chefs
  • Live Nutritarian cooking demonstrations
  • Advanced Nutritarian cooking techniques with celebrity chef James Rohrbacher
  • Motivation and support for emotional eating issues from the addiction counselors of our Motivational Outreach Program
  • Dr. Fuhrman shows you how to maximize the effectiveness of exercise at any fitness level
  • Optional IMT/EndoTherm (cardiovascular disease detection) screenings and individual Motivational Outreach Program counseling (additional fees apply)
  • Fun group activities, exercise and party with live music and dancing
  • A complimentary 3-month Gold membership* will provide you with an abundance of knowledge and support to insure your continued success in your Nutritarian lifestyle (*new members only)
Enjoy good food, meet new friends and make memories
all in a beautiful location

Attention all physicians and other healthcare professionals
CME or CE credits now available!

This Live activity, Nutritarian™ Getaway: Hilton Head, SC, with a beginning date of 07/06/2014, has been reviewed and is acceptable for up to 9.50 Prescribed credit(s) by the American Academy of Family Physicians. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

An additional fee of $25 applies to register for CME or CE credits.

*Appointments at the Getaway are limited for both the IMT/EndoTherm screenings and for Motivational Outreach Program counseling. All appointments must be scheduled in advance through Dr. Fuhrman's Medical Associates office and additional charges apply. For more information and to schedule an appointment call 908-237-0200 between 9am – 5pm ET, Monday – Friday.
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Sonesta Resort, Hilton Head Island features:
  • Arum Spa* featuring massage, facial, body, manicure and pedicure services.
  • Complimentary 24 hour fitness center featuring  Life Fitness®, Integrity Treadmills, Intergrity Elliptical Cross-Trainers, Integrity Stationary Bikes, Cable Motion Dual Adjustable Pulley System and Dumbbells.
  • Complimentary transportation within Shipyard Plantation.
  • Access to VanDerMeer Shipyard Racquet Club* with 14 clay courts, 6 hard courts and 3 indoor courts and Shipyard Golf Club’s 27 hole course*.
  • Outdoor and shaded swimming pools, sundeck, hot tub and children’s water feature.
  • On-Site bicycle rentals*
  • Direct access to the beach
  • Just us Kids,* supervised club designed to be fun, entertaining and a learning experience for children 3-12
  • Complimentary WiFi
  • Complimentary self-parking
  • Check in: 4 PM, Check out: 12 PM
*Additional fees apply for some recreational activities and all spa services

Q: How far is the airport from the hotel?
A: Savannah/Hilton Head International Airport (SAV) is 48 miles from the hotel.
Hilton Head Airport (HHH) is 7 miles from the hotel.

Q: Is there transportation available from the airport to the hotel?
A: Yes, the following companies provide ground transportation from the airports to the hotel, along with transporation thoughout Hilton Head Island:
Kshuttle www.kshuttle.com
Silver Oak Tranportation www.silveroadktransportation.com
Yellow Cab www.yellowcabhhi.net
Diamond Transportation www.hiltonheadrides.com

Q: Is there a parking fee at the resort?
A: No, self parking is complimentary at the Sonesta Resort.

Q. What other activities are available at the hotel?
A: When you are not attending Dr. Fuhrman’s lectures you can enjoy the following activities:

  • You can receive 10% Discount at Pearls Market Gift Shop, Sonesta’s on-site retail outlet.
  • Outdoor and shaded swimming pools, sundeck, hot tub and children’s water feature.
  • On-site bicycle rentals.
  • Complimentary shuttle within Shipyard Plantation, which includes Shipyard Golf Club a 27 hole course and VanDerMeer Shipyard Racquet Club featuring 14 clay courts, 6 hard courts and 3 indoor courts.

Q: Are there things for kids to do at the resort?
A: Yes, there are Kids’ Camp services. Dr. Fuhrman’s participants will receive 20% off. Sonesta Resort offers a  supervised kids club designed to be fun, entertaining and a learning experience. The various programs often include game time, beach adventures, swimming and arts and crafts. Ages 3-5 years are welcome in a half day sessions (either AM or PM). Children 6-12 years participate for a full day or choose a half-day Contact the hotel at 843-842-2400 for additional information.

Q: What is the address of the hotel?
A: 130 Shipyard Drive, Hilton Head Island, SC 29928

Q: Is there a spa?
A: Yes, there is a spa. You will receive 15% discount at the Arum Spa featuring massage, body, facial, manicure and pedicure treatments.

Q: Is there a fitness center?
A: Yes, The Sonesta Resort Hilton Head fitness center features Life Fitness®, Integrity Treadmills, Intergrity Elliptical Cross-Trainers, Integrity Stationary Bikes, Cable Motion Dual Adjustable Pulley System and Dumbbells. The fitness center is open 24 hours a day and free for Dr. Fuhrman's group.

Q: What time is check-in/check-out?
A: Check-in is at 4pm. Check-out is at 12pm.

Q: Does the resort have internet?
A: Yes, the resort has free complimentary internet in the guest rooms for Dr. Fuhrman’s guests.

Got Talent?
Come show off your skills at our talent show. From singing to break dancing, all are invited to the stage for our fun-filled night. Sign-up information coming soon.

Excursion Offerings through Destinations by Outside — For Monday, July 7th

  • Broad Creek Wildlife Kayak Tour
  • Dolphin Eco Tour
  • Zipline Tour of the Low Country

Book your excursion directly through Outside Hilton Head.

"On-Your-Own" Suggested Attractions
For more information, please contact the Sonesta Hilton Head concierge

Hilton Head Coastal Discovery Museum
70 Honey Horn Drive
Hilton Head Island, SC 29926
(843) 689-6767 
Hilton Head Coastal Discovery Museum offers a variety of nature programs and displays of regional wildlife.

Sea Pines Forest Preserve
Hilton Head Island, SC
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Sea Pines Forest Preserve features bicycling and hiking options to explore the low country flora and fauna

Coligny Plaza
1 N Forest Beach Dr,
Hilton Head Island, SC 29928
(843) 842-6050
Coligny Plaza with over 60 shops just steps from a renowned beach

Harbour Town
Surrounding Sea Pines Resort's picturesque yacht basin, Harbour Town features an extraordinary collection of more than two dozen fine apparel and home decor boutiques, custom gift and crafts shops, signature jewelry stores and native art galleries.

hilton head venue photoThe Ideal Vacation for Everyone
Hilton Head, SC is a family and kid friendly island with many activities for all ages.  Regularly voted best kid friendly beach by several family publications - here are some ideas beyond the beach.

Sonesta Resort Just Us Kids
The Sonesta Resort offers Just Us Kids, a supervised children's club designed to be fun, entertaining, and a learning experience. Our programs often include game time, beach adventures, swimming, and arts and crafts.  Ages 3-5 years are welcome in one of our half day sessions (either AM or PM).  Children 6-12 years may join us for a full day, or choose a half-day program. Lunch and/or snack are provided accordingly. Rates and activities vary seasonally. Please contact the concierge for reservations.

Additional Family Activities on Hilton Head Island
Families who visit the Sonesta Resort Hilton Head Island also enjoy:

  • Adventure Cove Family Fun Center - with two miniature golf courses, video arcade and indoor play space
  • Adventure Island - for older kids eco-exploration and adventure (ages 10-16)
  • Coastal Discovery Museum - offering nature programs, crafts, and entertainment 
  • Commander Zodiac Junior Sailing and Dolphin Tours - basic and advanced classes available, ages 6-16
  • Harbour Town Lighthouse Legends Tour - open every day 10am till sundown with panoramic views
  • The Sandbox - interactive children’s museum on the Island
  • Sea Pines Recreation Area - with hayrides, scavenger hunts, crafts and more
  • Sky Pirate Water Adventures - go fishing, learn to parasail, or try FlyFish - a new inflatable ride
  • Salty Dog - an island legend, a meal with entertainment and an adventure

Sonesta Resort Hilton Head Island
130 Shipyard Drive
Hilton Head Island, SC 29928

48 miles from Savannah/Hilton Head International Airport (SAV)
7 miles from Hilton Head Airport (HHH)

I95 to exit 8 (Highway 278), cross the bridge and stay left onto the Cross Island Parkway which becomes Palmetto Bay Road. Follow this to Sea Pines Circle and exit the Circle onto Highway 278 (third exit). The Shipyard Plantation and the Sonesta Hilton Head Island Resort itself are on your right at the third light.

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Pricing and Options*

Pricing includes the 5 day/4 night stay, all meals and all lectures/demonstrations.
Choose between either a single room or double room occupancy with the choice of one king size bed or two queen beds.

Physicians and other healthcare professionals: If registering for CME/CE credits, choose the appropriate option during checkout. A $25 fee will apply.

SINGLE Occupancy
(per person)

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DOUBLE Occupancy
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Additional Options
(age 0-3)
(age 4-10)
3rd or 4th person staying in a Double Occupancy Room
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*Rate is quoted per person, per stay and subject to availability. All deposits and payments are non-refundable.
Additional fees apply for some recreational activities and all spa services.

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