Last updated on Apr 22, 2023
Summary: The population of Cumbaya is around 40,000 people. Cumbaya is a peaceful, safe, and beautiful place to live. Expats love the close proximity to Quito, the friendly locals, and the stunning views of the surrounding mountains. The weather in Cumbaya is generally mild and pleasant. The average temperature in the summer is around 70°F (21°C) and in the winter it is around 50°F (10°C). The cost of living in Cumbaya for an expat is relatively low. The average cost of a one bedroom apartment is around $400-$500 USD per month, and a two bedroom apartment is around $500-$600 USD per month.
What do I need to know about living in Cumbaya?
When we asked people what advice they would give someone preparing to move to Cumbaya, they said:
"Retiring in Cumbaya can be a rewarding experience for expats. It is important to research living costs in the area, including housing and general expenses, to ensure that you are able to afford the cost of living. Also, it is important to familiarize yourself with the local culture and language, as this will make it easier to adjust to your new home. Additionally, the E Panamá Tourist Visa is required for all expats who wish to retire in Cumbaya, which can be obtained through the Ecuador government’s website. Lastly, it is critical to secure quality health insurance to protect your health and well-being in case of any medical emergency," said one expat who made the move to Cumbaya, Ecuador.
What do I need to know before moving to Cumbaya?
About the Author
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.
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