Belmopan - Post Report Question and Answers

What is your housing like? What are typical housing sizes, locations, and commute times for expatriates?

There are two housing compounds utilized. The older housing compound has a fantastic swimming pool, tennis court, playground, running track and large area for dogs to run. The houses and gardens are well maintained. The newer housing compound is fewer than 2 years old. All houses are spacious with at least 3 bedrooms, screened in patios, carports. - Feb 2019

The housing compound is absolutely beautiful. The houses are spacious and nicely designed - some say this is the best housing in the Foreign Service. Most people are on the compound, which can sometimes feel small but is great for young kids. - Jun 2015

Houses are large with nothing taking more than 10 minutes to drive in Belmopan. - Jun 2015

Belmopan is a new capital city, and there is limited western-quality housing. There is barely a rush hour, and many folks can walk to work. In fact, you can walk to most places in Belmopan from most residential neighborhoods. - Jan 2011

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