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Digital Nomad Life in Ocho Rios, Jamaica

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By Betsy Burlingame

Summary: Digital nomads like living in Ocho Rios, Jamaica because of its beautiful beaches, lush rainforest, and vibrant culture. The best neighborhood to live in is Turtle River Park, which is close to the beach and has a variety of restaurants and shops. The approximate population of Ocho Rios, Jamaica is 30,000. The weather in Ocho Rios, Jamaica is typically warm and humid, with temperatures ranging from 70-90 degrees Fahrenheit. The monthly cost of living for a digital nomad in Ocho Rios is approximately $1,500 USD. The cost to rent a centrally located, one-bedroom apartment with high-speed internet access in Ocho Rios is around $800 USD per month.

How do I meet people in Ocho Rios?

When we asked people living in Ocho Rios about club and activities where newcomers can meet others, they responded:

"Expats living in Ocho Rios can join a variety of clubs and activities, such as the Ocho Rios Expat Club, which organizes social events and activities for expats. Other activities include golfing, sailing, and scuba diving. Expats can also join the Ocho Rios International Women's Club, which provides a forum for expat women to meet and socialize. Additionally, expats can attend local festivals and events, such as the Ocho Rios Jazz Festival, which is held annually. Expats can also meet people by attending local churches, joining a gym, or taking classes at a local school or university. Additionally, expats can meet people by attending local bars and restaurants, or by joining a local sports team," explained one person living in Ocho Rios, Jamaica.

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Betsy Burlingame Betsy Burlingame is one of the founders of Digital Nomad Exchange and the Founder and President of Expat Exchange. She launched Expat Exchange in 1997 as her Master's thesis project at NYU. Prior to Expat Exchange and Digital Nomad Exchange, Betsy worked at AT&T in International and Mass Market Marketing. She graduated from Ohio Wesleyan University with a BA in International Business and German.

Some of Betsy's articles include 12 Best Places to Live in Portugal, 7 Best Places to Live in Panama and 12 Things to Know Before Moving to the Dominican Republic. Betsy loves to travel and spend time with her family. Connect with Betsy on LinkedIn.

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