The Avante Institute

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Provider quote: “Our motto “Serious Sobriety”, is not a flashy catchphrase. To us, it is a genuine and heartfelt belief in how we guide our guests into a renewed life of fully sustainable recovery.”

Contact Person: Staff

Phone: Toll Free: (844) 428-2683, (242) 804-4402

Location: Nassau, Bahamas, New Providence Island.

Cost of Treatment: The cost of treatment varies based on the type of addiction, severity of drug use and other factors specific to the individual. Please call to confirm pricing.

  • 5-Day Detoxification- $7,900
  • 7- Day Detox & Treatment- $9,500
  • 10-Day Detox & Spirit- $11,000 approx.

Length of Treatment:  5-10 days, with the possibility of a longer stay to enjoy this tropical island.

Client Treatment Capacity: 4-5 people.

How Long with Ibogaine Treatment: The Avante Institute first opened in 2013 and has successfully treated over 300 individuals. Our Clinical Director is a 24-year veteran ACLS.  Lead Surgical RN and our support team is comprised of ACLS Certified Nurses, E.R. Trained Physicians, Addiction Psychiatrists and Entheogenic Trained Transformational Recovery Coaches.

Fatalities: Zero

Who do they use for Aftercare?: We work with several in-patient and intensive out-patient aftercare programs that build upon the foundation of our Comprehensive Ibogaine Detox. If you are interested in Ibogaine aftercare, we will direct you to a trusted facility in the US.

Medical Supervision: The medical team is led by Dr. Bodha. The clinical team is led by Dr. Ava Avante. Clients undergo a full diagnostic of blood and urine tests to ensure adequate liver and kidney function and proper physical preparation in advance of their ibogaine treatment. 24-hour nursing care throughout the stay.

Screening Process: The Avante Institute pre-screens all guests prior to treatment to ensure their optimum health and safety. Perspective clients must complete an Admissions form, Lab request form and a Beck Depression Inventory.

Transportation: All United States citizens flying from the U.S. to the Bahamas must have a valid passport to complete a round trip. Clients are picked up at Lynden Pindling International Airport.  If you need assistance with the passport process our staff will be happy to assist you.

Special Features:  Very strong medical component with an emphasis on patient safety. The Avante Institute has been developed by a team of experienced and compassionate professionals who understand the complexities at the very core of addiction. We take an integrated, holistic approach to intensive entheogenic medicinal treatments for rapid drug and alcohol detoxification and spiritual health. Our goal is to ensure that each guest leaves having experienced a breakthrough of enlightenment and transformation to advance their lives, awaken to a higher-self and find happiness and inner peace. We include Short Term Dynamic Psychotherapy (ISTDP) and other modalities to prepare patients for Ibogaine treatment.


Accommodations & Amenities: Private deluxe and oceanfront rooms, personal therapists, spiritual meditation and yoga sessions, Ayurvedic massage, personal trainers, state-of-the-art fitness center. We prepare delicious and nutritional non-GMO meals. Daily menus include fresh “local catch” seafood dishes accompanied by locally grown organic vegetables. Supplemental Nutrients, Cold Pressed Juice Bar, Electrolyte Therapy, Amino Acid Vitamin & Mineral Blends and Protein Blasts.


All Avante Institute program activities are fully inclusive within our fixed-fee rates. No additional fees or costs for any activities will ever be added.

Disclaimer: The information on this website and fact sheet is offered for informational use only and is not intended for use in diagnosing any disease or condition or prescribing any treatment. The decision to use a specific Ibogaine provider is the sole responsibility of the individual seeking treatment. Higher Path Living and specifically disclaims any liability, loss, injury, or damage incurred directly or indirectly, of the use and application of any of the contents at Use of Ibogaine is prohibited by law in the United States. Individuals seeking Ibogaine treatment must venture outside the US. We are not advocating the use of Ibogaine without appropriate professional guidance and monitoring, or without careful personal evaluation of potential risks and hazards.