Cuenca, Ecuador is located in the Andes Mountains at an elevation of 8200 feet. It can be cold at this altitude, but snow is rare.
Cuenca was named the best place in the world to retire several times. It is the most popular place for expats living in Ecuador.
The population of Cuenca is about half a million people, and approximately 10,000 expats now live there, up from maybe only 500 seven or eight years ago.
Cuenca has become the most expensive place to live in Ecuador, but the cost of living in Ecuador is still low, compared to developed countries.
Cuenca is the cultural capital of Ecuador, hosting over 200 cultural events every year, most of them free. And with the influx of expats in recent years, there are many western-style restaurants and services.
Cuenca isn't right for everyone, just like anywhere else in the world, but with our Cuenca Ecuador Video you can find out, quickly and easily, if Cuenca is right for you.
Cuenca Video Trailer
This is the trailer for our full-length Cuenca Ecuador Video.
The full video runs 56 minutes. It includes interviews with nine expats who describe what it's like to live in Cuenca. After watching the full video, you'll know what it's like to live in Cuenca, too.
You can save yourself a lot of research time and potentially a lot travel money with our video. Who knows better than expats who live in Cuenca what it’s really like to live there?