Portofino Resort- Now with a new BEACH BAR!!
Page 1 of 11 1 2 3 10 11 >
Topic Options
#210473 - 06/03/04 09:41 PM Moving to San Pedro
coolcat Offline
I am a 40ear old,single,no kids Nw york.I am a massage therapist and not working much.I have been to San Pedro 3 times and loved every time.Aghh..but to move there.I don't want to make the mistake of only having wanted an extended vacation.I know living and working somewhere can sure make all tha palm trees seem invisible.I am in no hurry to decide.Anyone ever just "take the plunge?"

#210474 - 06/03/04 11:20 PM Re: Moving to San Pedro
Pedro1 Offline

#210475 - 06/04/04 01:36 AM Re: Moving to San Pedro
Ernie B Offline
Gun Control is Hitting Your Target.

#210476 - 06/04/04 03:18 AM Re: Moving to San Pedro
Badco Offline
You keep tellin em' peter........:-)

#210477 - 06/05/04 12:42 AM Re: Moving to San Pedro
Pedro1 Offline
Who on earth would want to move down here and live with us lot

#210478 - 06/05/04 08:12 AM Re: Moving to San Pedro
indygal Offline
We went down for 2 months, to try out the water as they say. I really thought I would like to live there and thought my husband would also - once he stayed a while. We had been 3 times before, but vacations and living there are very different. I enjoyed the time but the place gets very small after a few weeks. We both worked a bit while we were there at 1/2 what we would make in the States and if we had worked full time I am sure they would not have paid as well as they did. We made friends and friends from the States visited. In the end we were both bored. All that said I still love the place. Go for a couple months Coolcat and then see what you think. Enjoy
Life is not about waiting for the storm to pass, it's about learning to dance in the rain.

#210479 - 06/05/04 05:13 PM Re: Moving to San Pedro
coolcat Offline
Hi there!Thanks for the reply.Yes,i think a few month stint would be key(caye)lol in discovering the real lay of the land.
What did you guys do for work while you were there?As soon as a "real" spa opens up there,I know I can make some money as a massage therapist.

#210480 - 06/05/04 09:23 PM Re: Moving to San Pedro
lovey and thurston Offline
Coolcat, THink the key word here is"work permit". You can't just move down and go to work without one.
R.B. Mernitz

#210481 - 06/05/04 09:39 PM Re: Moving to San Pedro
indygal Offline
We both did some teaching (adults). We both have some needed skills, which we taught. My husband had arranged to do this ahead of time and the folks just did not get his permit. As time went on it became a bit more scary (not having the permit) as there are no secrets on a small island.
I did some teaching as a voluteer and then at the end they paid me. Sorry, I am being evasive about where we worked - there might be 3 people in San Pedro who don't know. Don't want anyone to get in trouble. You can email me if you wish pmorrill@indy.rr.com Indygal
Life is not about waiting for the storm to pass, it's about learning to dance in the rain.

#210482 - 06/05/04 10:16 PM Re: Moving to San Pedro
bywarren Offline
coolcat: do not make the mistake of thinking you can move to AC and get a job. Some have, but many, many have found out the hard way that getting a work permit can be very difficult and the repercussions of not having one are not what you want to experience.
If you can come to AC and live without having to work, come on down. If you feel you will need to generate income while there, you best get your ducks in a row before coming or be ready for a potentialy bad experience.

Sorry if this is not what you wanted to hear, but it is what you need to hear.

Page 1 of 11 1 2 3 10 11 >

Click for excellent scuba lessons with Elbert Greer!

Things to do

Daily News
Daily Weather

Classified Ads
San Pedro Sun
Ambergris Today
SP Town Council
Channel 7
Channel 5
Love FM
The Reporter
Caye Caulker

TV Newscasts
Radio Stations

Click for our
Search thousands of Belizean-only websites

Event Guides
Event Calendar
Specials & Events
Things to Do
iTravel Belize
Paradise Theater

San Pedro Scoop!
Tia Chocolate
My Beautiful Belize
I-Travel Belize
Belize Adventure
Belize Hub
Romantic Travel
Bound for Belize
Conch Creative
As The Coconuts Drop
More Blogs...
Search thousands of Belizean-only websites
Chaa Creek is an award-winning luxury Belize Resort, rated as one of the worlds best Eco Lodges. We are a pioneer in adventure travel to Belize since 1981!
White Sands Dive Shop - 5 Star PADI Dive Facility - Daily diving, SCUBA instruction and Snorkeling
Caribbean Inspired All Natural Condiments & Spice Blends, Over 100 are Gluten Free!
We manage a variety of homes, apartments, condos and commercial properties here on Ambergris Caye. Our minimum lease on ALL properties is six months.
Conch Shell Inn: All rooms are right on the beach in the heart of San Pedro, so within walking distance to anything and everything!!
Lilí Alphonse has snorkel equipment to fit anyone as well as Marine Park Tickets and flotation devices to assist those not as experienced.
Coastal Xpress offers a daily scheduled ferry run to most resorts, restaurants and private piers on the island of Anbergris Caye. We also offer  private and charter water taxi service.
Mini Chat

Cayo Espanto
Click for Cayo Espanto, and have your own private island
More Links
Click for exciting and adventurous tours of Belize with Katie Valk!
1 2 3 4 5 6 7
8 9 10 11 12 13 14
15 16 17 18 19 20 21
22 23 24 25 26 27 28
29 30 31
Who's Online
1 registered (1 invisible), 56 Guests and 5 Spiders online.
Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
Forum Stats
18,716 Registered Members
44 Forums
64,360 Topics
463,176 Posts

Most users ever online: 1,262 @ 06/10/07 07:16 PM

AmbergrisCaye.com CayeCaulker.org HELP! Visitor Center Goods & Services San Pedro Town
BelizeSearch.com Message Board Lodging Diving Fishing Things to Do History
BelizeNews.com Maps Phonebook Belize Business Directory
BelizeCards.com SanPedroDaily.com Picture of the Day

The opinions and views expressed on this board are the subjective opinions of Ambergris Caye Message Board members
and not of the Ambergris Caye Message Board its affiliates, or its employees.