Coordinating your travel to Sanoviv

We completely understand that traveling for a medical treatment may seem overwhelming. We make getting to Sanoviv Medical Institute easy and stress-free. From picking you up at the airport to dropping you off at our front door, Sanoviv handles it all.

Sanoviv Focuses on you

Sanoviv handles it all


Travel preparations

What should I pack for my trip?
  • Passport and photo ID. (If traveling from a country outside North America, you must also have a valid visa allowing you to travel to Mexico, USA, or Canada.)
  • Bathing suit
  • Corrective glasses or contact lenses
  • Undergarments
  • Street clothes for your arrival and departure.  Sanoviv will be providing with organic and comfortable clothing for you to wear during your stay.  This clothing will be laundered daily.
  • An extra carrying bag (medium size) for items acquired during your visit at Sanoviv
  • Prescribed Medications & Nutritionals you are currently using, enough for the duration of your stay.
  • Shoes for exercise or walking
  • Sleepwear
  • U.S Currency or credit cards for incidentals or store charges
  • Wrist-watch
Suggested optional Items
  • Camera
  • Chap stick
  • Personal comfort Items-photos, etc.
  • Personal razor
  • Plastic hair clips, headbands, etc.
  • Facial lotions
  • Reading material
  • Shaving cream
  • Sunglasses
  • Natural sun tan lotion
  • Natural body lotion
  • Note pad
Items to Leave Home
  • Cosmetics and perfume
  • After-shave
  • Mobile phone (not permitted in any public areas at Sanoviv, but may be used in private rooms if desired)
  • Lap-top, iPod, or personal electronic devices. (This is your time to focus on healing and reduce electromagnetic exposure. If you need to use a computer or Skype a family member, there is a computer room available for that purpose)
  • Work (This is your time to relax and heal, not be stressed by work)
  • Worries
  • Smoking and alcohol are not allowed at Sanoviv
Other information:
  • To provide a restful healing environment, Sanoviv is strictly for our program guests and their companions.  We do allow visitors with prior arrangements.  Visiting is encouraged on Sunday, which is a quiet day at Sanoviv.
  • Sanoviv offers a guest companion program for the purpose of assisting the guest registered in a medical program, either physically or emotionally. The companion rate is $100.00 per day.
  • Companions must be 16 years of age or older. Children under the age of 16 are not permitted at Sanoviv.

Pick-up Instructions:

Sanoviv offers transportation to and from locations within the San Diego area, including San Diego Airport, Amtrak Station Lobby, San Diego Convention Center (North Entrance) or if you will be staying in the San Diego area before or after your visit to Sanoviv, we suggest you check our Sanoviv Guide for hotels recommended for your accomodations. Our shuttle hours are 9am to 5pm only. Special hours may apply when specially requested.

If you are traveling by air, please print the following instructions(click here) and take them with you as you travel.  They will help you to identify the pick-up locations and provide additional information to make your pick-up process smooth and stress-free.

Please be advised that our shuttle will try to be as punctual as possible and meet you at the San Diego Airport bag claim area.  If there is an emergency or you cannot find our driver, please call 801-954-7600 for assistance.  The shuttle may be picking up others near your arrival time, so you may need to wait for other guests who will be taking the same shuttle.  We appreciate your patience and understanding.