Expat Guide to Living in Granada
Whether you're already living in Granada or preparing to move to Granada, our Expat Guide to Living in Nicaragua offers articles and reports submitted by expats about expat life in Granada. For answers to specific questions, visit our Nicaragua Forum to talk with expats in Granada.
Expats love Granada, Nicaragua for its colonial architecture, rich history and thriving expat community. In this article, we cover cost-of-living in Granada, safety, real estate, health care and more.
Bushamy13 chose to retire to Nicaragua because of the low cost of living, the friendly people and the beautiful country. Bushamy13 says that a retiree can live like a Nica on $500 a month or buy your expansive colonial home and entertain lavishly. She lives on approximately $1500 a month, which does not include flights back home.
More Culture Shock Reports for GranadaCulture shock is part of the settling in process. Knowing the different phases of culture shock and how other expats in Granada handle it can be very comforting. Below are some of the responses from expats in Granada:
More Living in Granada Reports
What are people's priorities in Granada - work? family? socializing? What are the best ways to meet other expats? Are people accepting of racial, cultural and religious differences? Below are some of the responses from expats in Granada:
Moving Overseas Report
What should you take with you when you move to Granada? What should you leave behind? What type of housing and neighborhoods are typical for expats in Granada? Help others moving to Granada by filling out our Moving Overseas Report.Submit a Moving Overseas Report
International School Report
Parents are invited to answer questions about the schools that their kids attend (Pre-K through High School) in hopes of helping others moving to Granada with the school selection process. If you have expat children who attend school in Granada, take a few minutes to submit a School Review.Submit an International School Review
Dream vs. Reality Report
Most expats have have "dreams" (and fears) about the expatriate experience before they moved to Granada. If you are already living in Granada, share how those "dreams" have been fulfilled, and how they have not by filling out our Dream vs. Reality Report.Submit a Dream vs. Reality Report
Retiring in Granada Reports
Retiring abroad can be a great option for retirees seeking their dream lifestyle at an affordable price. Help other retirees, who are thinking about retiring in Granada, by filling out our Overseas Retirement report. Below are some of the reports from expats in Granada:
Having a Baby Abroad Report
How did expats choose their doctors, midwives, hospitals? What is childbirth like in Granada? Help other expats who are preparing to have a baby in Granada by filling out our Having a Baby Abroad Report.Submit a Having a Baby Abroad Report