La Chocolatera, the westernmost Point in Ecuador is located in Salinas
Expat Guide to Living in Salinas
Whether you're already living in Salinas or preparing to move to Salinas, our Expat Guide to Living in Ecuador offers articles and reports submitted by expats about expat life in Salinas. For answers to specific questions, visit our Ecuador Forum to talk with expats in Salinas.
An expat talks about moving to Salinas, Ecuador - the lower cost of living, beach life and what to bring to make it feel like home.
I'd say if you are retired and wanting a nice beach area where the views are exceptional. Yes this maybe the place for you. But there are many cities along the coast that you may like better.
An expat in Ecuador talks about what she had expected life to be like vs. the reality of living in Salinas. She enjoys life in Salinas and appreciates the family-oriented culture, the beautiful weather and running her own business. Salinas has a small town feel where everybody knows what's going on in your life, but the positive side of that is that 15 people jump in and help if you are sick or need help.
More Culture Shock Reports for Salinas
Culture shock is part of the settling in process. Knowing the different phases of culture shock and how other expats in Salinas handle it can be very comforting. Below are some of the responses from expats in Salinas:
Submit a Culture Shock Report
Submit a Living Overseas Report
More Living in Salinas Reports
What are people's priorities in Salinas - 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 Salinas:
Submit a Moving Overseas Report
More Moving to Salinas Reports
What should you take with you when you move to Salinas? What should you leave behind? What type of housing and neighborhoods are typical for expats in Salinas? Below are some of the responses from expats in Salinas:
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 Salinas with the school selection process. If you have expat children who attend school in Salinas, take a few minutes to submit a School Review.
Submit an International School Review
Submit a Dream vs. Reality Report
Dream vs. Reality of Living in Salinas Reports
Most expats have have "dreams" (and fears) about the expatriate experience before they moved to Salinas. If you are already living in Salinas, share how those "dreams" have been fulfilled, and how they have not. Below are some of the reports from expats in Salinas:
Overseas Retirement Report
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 Salinas by filling out our Overseas Retirement report.
Submit a Retire Abroad Report
Working Abroad Report
What's it like to find a job in Salinas? How difficult was it to obtain a work permit? What types are jobs are typical for expats in Salinas? Help others following in your footsteps by filling out our Working Abroad Report.
Submit a Working Abroad Report