Question: What are the dangers of living in Ecuador?

What is the safest place to live in Ecuador?

As far as healthy living goes, Cuenca is a top pick. Boasting notably clean mountain air alongside stores and markets packed with fresh local produce, this city is popular with expats for its relaxed atmosphere and safe environment, as well as its low cost of living.

Is it safe for Americans to retire in Ecuador?

Ecuador is a very safe place to retire. Expats living in Ecuador feel less stress and more relaxed than when they lived in the U.S. In general Ecuador is a very safe place although some expats do recommend taking more care when visiting the capital Quito.

Where do rich live in Ecuador?

The wealthier part of the population lives in northern Quito, where high-end shopping malls and restaurants are common. Image by Kate Riley. Ecuador, 2014. Because of its Spanish colonial roots, many of the streets and avenues of Old Quito are quite narrow and wind up and down the mountain.

Where do most US expats live in Ecuador?

Cuenca Expats in Ecuador Cuenca is home to one of the biggest and most established expat retiree communities in the world. In Cuenca, you will meet plenty of other English-speaking expats who have made the transition to living in Ecuador and can help you acclimate to retirement overseas.

How much do you need to live comfortably in Ecuador?

“How much does it cost to live in Ecuador?” Thats a question I hear a lot from readers. From masses of anecdotal evidence and my own experience of living here, I can safely say that a typical couple will most likely spend somewhere between $1,600 and $2,400 a month to live in Ecuador.

Can an American buy property in Ecuador?

There are no restrictions on foreigners buying property in Ecuador. Most foreign buyers hire a lawyer to confirm that there is no debt on the property, that it has clear title and that there are no issues with the registration, said Sara Chaca, a lawyer in Cuenca who works on real estate transactions.

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