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Guayaquil, Ecuador

Guayaquil, Ecuador

By Joshua Wood, LPC

Last updated on Apr 05, 2024

Summary: Guayaquil, Ecuador is a vibrant and bustling city with a rich culture and history. Expats love the city's friendly people, delicious food, and beautiful beaches. The weather in Guayaquil is typically warm and humid, with temperatures ranging from the mid-60s to the mid-90s Fahrenheit. The average cost of living for an expat is around $1,000 to $1,500 per month. The cost of a one bedroom apartment is around $400 to $600 per month, while a two bedroom apartment can cost anywhere from $500 to $800 per month. The population of Guayaquil is 2.7 million people.

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What do I need to know about living in Guayaquil?

When we asked people what advice they would give someone preparing to move to Guayaquil, they said:

"1. Before retiring in Guayaquil, it is a good idea to research the cost of living to make sure you have enough money to support your lifestyle during retirement. 2. Expats should also consider the health care services in the area to ensure they will have access to quality medical care. 3. Additionally, the safety of the city should be taken into consideration to guarantee you will be living in a secure environment. 4. It is also important to familiarize yourself with the different visa regulations and legal requirements for retiring in Guayaquil. 5. Finally, consider hiring a professional that can help you navigate through the residency process," explained one expat living in Guayaquil, Ecuador, 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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Ecuador Visas with Attorney Sara Chaca is the No. 1 Visa Law Firm for Your Move!
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