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San Pedro La Laguna, Guatemala

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By Joshua Wood, LPC

Last updated on Sep 17, 2022

Summary: Expats, digital nomads and retirees discuss what it is like to live in San Pedro La Laguna, Guatemala: Cost of living, Finding a home, Meeting People and more.

What type of social life can someone expect in San Pedro La Laguna?

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When we asked expats and global nomads about their social experiences in San Pedro La Laguna, they replied:

"Things are so limited right now because of the pandemic - at least if you're being careful. I was a lot more satisfied with things here a few years ago," said another expat in San Pedro La Laguna.

"Social opportunities are pretty limited since the pandemic started - again, if you're being careful," said another expat in living in San Pedro La Laguna, Guatemala.

What are medical services in San Pedro La Laguna like?

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When we asked expats and global nomads about the quality of medical care in San Pedro La Laguna, they replied:

"I have US health insurance that I use on visits to the US. You can get basic care here, but anything more usually means a trip to the capital or Xela," explained one expat living in San Pedro La Laguna.

What do expats in San Pedro La Laguna appreciate most about the local culture?

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"If anything the rebelliousness towards their corrupt government and their acceptance of a day to day optimism of life. I found that the poorest of people generally seemed to be the happiest," remarked another in San Pedro La Laguna.

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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