What is it like to retire in Panajachel?
We asked retirees what it is like retiring in Panajachel. They said...
"Life for a retiree in Panajachel and its surroundings is quite pleasant. There is an active expat community, with many retirees from the United States and Europe living in the area. There are plenty of cultural attractions to explore, such as the nearby Mayan ruins, the colonial architecture of Antigua, and the vibrant markets of Chichicastenango. There are also plenty of recreational activities to enjoy, such as swimming in the lake, hiking in the nearby volcanoes, and exploring the nearby villages. For those looking for nightlife, there are plenty of bars and restaurants to explore, as well as live music and dancing," remarked another expat in Panajachel, Guatemala.
- What should I pack when moving to Panajachel?
- Where should I setup a bank account in Panajachel?
- Will I be able to find a job in Panajachel?
- What is life like in Panajachel?
- What do expats in Panajachel appreciate most about the local culture?
- What do expats find most challenging?
- Is there a lot of crime in Panajachel?
- Is there a lot of diversity? Are people in Panajachel accepting of differences?
- What are the schools in Panajachel like?
- What are healthcare services like in Panajachel?
- What are medical services in Panajachel like?
- Are healthcare and health insurance expensive in Panajachel?
- What are emergency services like in Panajachel?
- Will I need to travel to see a specialist?
- Are common prescription medications available in Panajachel?
- How are local medical facilities in Panajachel?
- As a foreigner living in Panajachel, will I have access to public healthcare? What is it like?
- What have your experiences during the pandemic with the local healthcare system been like?
What is it like to retire in Panajachel?If you live in Panajachel, newcomers to Panajachel would love to hear your answer to this question.