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6 Best Places to Live in Belize in 2022

By Betsy Burlingame

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Summary: If you're thinking about moving to Belize, here are the 6 Best Places to Live in Belize in 2022 based upon the experiences of expats.living in Belize.

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Betsy Burlingame Betsy Burlingame is the Founder and President of Expat Exchange and is one of the Founders of Digital Nomad Exchange. She launched Expat Exchange in 1997 as her Master's thesis project at NYU. Prior to Expat Exchange, Betsy worked at AT&T in International and Mass Market Marketing. She graduated from Ohio Wesleyan University with a BA in International Business and German.

Some of Betsy's articles include 12 Best Places to Live in Portugal, 7 Best Places to Live in Panama and 12 Things to Know Before Moving to the Dominican Republic. Betsy loves to travel and spend time with her family. Connect with Betsy on LinkedIn.


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Comments

Danc
Mar 10, 2014 14:19

I think everything in this article was really right on maybe you could have given a little more information about Placencia . I have a small house outside of Orangewalk Town which seems to have everything I need. Thanks!

guest
Mar 10, 2014 14:27

Belize in general is a great little country. But, it could be so much more attractive on the mainland if 1) the highways were 4-lane , with a toll for small and big trucks 2) chain of drugstores or pharmacies like in Mexico 3)supermarkets or large grocery stores supplying fresh refrigerated chicken meat (right now ,it is not) 4) finally a better supply of medical service for senior people with chronic illnesses.

bobbyveee
Mar 10, 2014 16:49

Ambergris Caye has changed and is changing rapidly and not for the better. Four murders this yr, rubbish everywhere, golf carts, taxis and 4x4 fly around the narrow streets kicking up clouds of dirty dust. The high season population is 3 times higher than 10 yrs ago. Loose dogs roam the streets and you cant leave anything on your property thats not nailed down. A great place for a short water based vacation, but after 14 yrs we selling up and moving on. Feels like Belize is moving backwards, lead by corrupt leaders and short sightness. The true natives are lovely friendly people, its the insanitary conditions they have to live in thats such a shame. Being a tourist here is very different from living here

guest
Mar 10, 2014 18:21

I have read that the crime is terrible all over Belize. How can you stand to live in a place where you can't walk even during the day without being afraid of being robbed or worse. Also, I think the prices are really high! The prices are cheaper in Halifax, Nova Scotia where there is a 15 percent tax! Maybe you all came from places in California, like San Francisco. From the books I've read in the library, it is so primitive there? No large discount food stores. Where do you get your prescriptions? Are the doctors really that good? Does anyone live there over 70 years old? I don't think it would be good for retires. Halifax newbie,guest

belizediver
Feb 26, 2015 07:21

Article needs MAJOR update, every location described above has changes since 1997, this article reads as if it was written in 1997. Please research current trends for yourself before taking this article as current. Opps..The web site you are accessing has experienced an unexpected error. Please contact the website administrator.

JohnDear
Apr 6, 2015 18:21

There will be beaches at Orchid Bay !

bobbyveee
Jun 27, 2015 13:17

Living in Belize is really a tale of two halves, expats wanting to live on a pension so around $2000usd , so cheap rentals, buying local produce , probably no transport. or the more wealthy, often with a big home back in USA or Canada , who buy a nice villa or expensive condo, can afford the expensive imported booze and food and come here to 'party'. As a place to live, the schooling is poor , the health service for serious cases non existant , crime is very high and increasing. Murder by gun is in the top 5 in the World, the cayes are over crowded and cart traffic is crazy, over 5000 on Ambergris alone. Before deciding to retire here a visit is an absolute must. We lived on Ambergris on and off for 15 years

guest
Jun 22, 2016 17:32

Very informative article. Organizing a trip for women in September/October. This information will be helpful in helping us decide where to spend some time. Thanks

guest
Aug 26, 2019 02:53

These comments have been very informative. I have planned to visit a few times before making the final decision to move. What is the best way to get around in Belize City and how do I travel to other towns? Thanks for all the info. I sure appreciate it and i look forward to meeting some ex pats while im there.

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Contribute to Belize Network Contribute
Help others in Belize by answering questions about the challenges and adventures of living in Belize.

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Real estate listings in popular cities and towns in Belize.

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Pros Cons of Living in BelizePros & Cons of Living in Belize

Take off your rose-colored glasses and learn what digital nomads & expats have to say about the biggest challenges and the greatest rewards of living in Belize.

Cost of Living in BelizeCost of Living in Belize

Digital Nomads & Expats offer insight into the cost of living in Belize.

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