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When we asked people what advice they would give someone preparing to move to Dennery, they said...

"Dennery is a small fishing village on the east coast of Saint Lucia, known for its vibrant culture and stunning natural beauty. Before moving to Dennery, expats should know that the official language is English, but many locals also speak a French-based Creole dialect. The cost of living in Dennery is relatively low compared to other Caribbean islands, but it's still higher than in many parts of the world. The local currency is the Eastern Caribbean Dollar, but US dollars are widely accepted. Dennery has a tropical climate with high temperatures and humidity year-round, and a rainy season from June to November. Healthcare facilities in Dennery are basic, so expats with serious medical conditions may need to travel to the capital, Castries, for treatment. Public transportation in Dennery is limited to minibuses and taxis, and the roads can be challenging to navigate, especially in rainy weather. Dennery is famous for its seafood, especially lobster and fish, which are caught by local fishermen and served fresh in local restaurants. The village is also known for its lively music scene, with regular live performances of Dennery Segment, a local genre of soca music. Crime rates in Dennery are relatively low, but expats should still take basic safety precautions, such as locking doors and not walking alone at night. Expats moving to Dennery should also be aware that the village is prone to hurricanes and tropical storms, especially during the rainy season. Finally, expats should respect local customs and traditions, which include a strong sense of community and a laid-back, relaxed lifestyle," mentioned another expat when asked about moving to Dennery, Saint Lucia.

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