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Pros and Cons of Living in Boquete

By Joshua Wood, LPC

Last updated on Apr 20, 2023

Summary: The pros of living in Boquete, Panama include its temperate climate, stunning natural beauty, and vibrant culture. Boquete is also known for its excellent healthcare and educational systems, as well as its low cost of living. Additionally, the town is home to a diverse expat community, making it easy to make friends and find support. The cons of living in Boquete include its remote location, which can make it difficult to access certain services and amenities. Additionally, the language barrier can be a challenge for those who don't speak Spanish. Finally, the town is prone to natural disasters such as floods and landslides, which can cause disruption and damage.

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What are the pros and cons of living in Boquete?

Expats, digital nomads and retirees living in Boquete responded:

"The people and culture here are incredible and give me great hope for the future of this planet," explained one expat living in Boquete.

"Expats and digital nomads living in Boquete enjoy the temperate climate, the stunning natural beauty of the area, and the friendly locals. They also appreciate the low cost of living, the abundance of outdoor activities, and the easy access to the rest of Panama. On the downside, some expats and digital nomads find the lack of infrastructure and the slow internet speeds to be a challenge. Additionally, the language barrier can be a problem for those who don't speak Spanish," said one in Boquete.

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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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