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La Chocolatera, the westernmost Point in Ecuador is located in Salinas
La Chocolatera, the westernmost Point in Ecuador is located in Salinas
La Chocolatera, the westernmost Point in Ecuador is located in Salinas

Retire in Ecuador

By Joshua Wood, LPC

Last updated on Nov 27, 2021

Summary: What is it like to retire in Ecuador? Retirees share their experiences living in Ecuador.

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What is it like to retire in Ecuador?

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About the Author

Joshua Wood Joshua Wood, LPC joined Expat Exchange in 2000 and serves as one of its Co-Presidents. He is also one of the Founders of Digital Nomad Exchange. Prior to Expat Exchange, Joshua worked for NBC Cable (MSNBC and CNBC Primetime). Joshua has a BA from Syracuse and a Master's in Clinical and Counseling Psychology from Fairleigh Dickinson University. Mr. Wood is also a licensed counselor and psychotherapist.

Some of Joshua's articles include Pros and Cons of Living in Portugal, 10 Best Places to Live in Ireland and Pros and Cons of Living in Uruguay. Connect with Joshua on LinkedIn.

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La Chocolatera, the westernmost Point in Ecuador is located in Salinas

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Ecuador GuideEcuador Guide
Learn what members have to say about living in Ecuador.

Ecuador Forum Ecuador Forum
Talk with other digital nomads and expats in Ecuador on our Ecuador forum - meet people, get advice and help others.

Ecuador Index Ecuador Index
An index of all of our site's Ecuador information.

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

Expat Healthcare Advice in EcuadorHealthcare & Health Insurance in Ecuador

Expats in Ecuador offer advice about healthcare, hospital visits, emergency rooms visits, finding a doctor and buying health insurance in Ecuador.

Expat Talk about Healthcare Advice in EcuadorMembers Talk about Healthcare & Health Insurance in Ecuador

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Expats share some of their favorite places to live in Ecuador from beautiful colonial cities to affordable beach towns.

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Real estate listings in popular cities and towns in Ecuador.

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Advice for people renting and buying real estate in Ecuador.

Pros Cons of Living in EcuadorPros & Cons of Living in Ecuador

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