Expat Guide to Living in Manta
Whether you're already living in Manta or preparing to move to Manta, our Expat Guide to Living in Ecuador offers articles and reports submitted by expats about expat life in Manta. For answers to specific questions, visit our Ecuador Forum to talk with expats in Manta.
An expat couple explains how the negative reviews of Manta, Ecuador made them initially overlook this "working-class city." After visiting several others cities, they gave Manta a chance and realized that it was the perfect destination for them!
More Culture Shock Reports for Manta
Culture shock is part of the settling in process. Knowing the different phases of culture shock and how other expats in Manta handle it can be very comforting. Below are some of the responses from expats in Manta:
Submit a Culture Shock Report
Submit a Living Overseas Report
More Living in Manta Reports
What are people's priorities in Manta - 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 Manta:
Moving Overseas Report
What should you take with you when you move to Manta? What should you leave behind? What type of housing and neighborhoods are typical for expats in Manta? Help others moving to Manta 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 Manta with the school selection process. If you have expat children who attend school in Manta, 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 Manta Reports
Most expats have have "dreams" (and fears) about the expatriate experience before they moved to Manta. If you are already living in Manta, share how those "dreams" have been fulfilled, and how they have not. Below are some of the reports from expats in Manta:
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 Manta by filling out our Overseas Retirement report.
Submit a Retire Abroad Report
Working Abroad Report
What's it like to find a job in Manta? How difficult was it to obtain a work permit? What types are jobs are typical for expats in Manta? Help others following in your footsteps by filling out our Working Abroad Report.
Submit a Working Abroad Report