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Puerto Armuelles, Panama

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By Joshua Wood, LPC

Last updated on Apr 21, 2023

Summary: The population of Puerto Armuelles, Panama is around 25,000 people. Puerto Armuelles is a small, laid-back beach town with a friendly atmosphere. Expats love the relaxed lifestyle, the low cost of living, and the beautiful beaches. The weather in Puerto Armuelles is typically warm and humid, with temperatures ranging from the mid-70s to the mid-90s Fahrenheit. The average cost of living for an expat is relatively low. A one bedroom apartment can cost anywhere from $200 to $400 USD per month, while a two bedroom apartment can cost anywhere from $300 to $500 USD per month.

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

"Puerto Armuelles is a small coastal town in Panama that is popular with expats looking to retire. Before retiring in Puerto Armuelles, expats should be aware of the cost of living, which is generally lower than in other parts of Panama. Expats should also research the local healthcare system and the availability of medical services. Additionally, expats should be aware of the local culture and customs, and be prepared to learn some Spanish. Finally, expats should research the local real estate market and the availability of rental properties," wrote one member in Puerto Armuelles.

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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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