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Living in San Pedro Sula, Honduras:
Tips for Moving and Visiting

eight local experts

If you've been wondering what it's like to live in or visit San Pedro Sula, the Crowdsourced Explorer community can help. We asked eight people living in San Pedro Sula what someone who is considering moving to or visiting there should know. Here are their pros and cons, tips, and advice:


8 comments on “San Pedro Sula”

It’s very cultural and people are warm and friendly. We do also have a nearby beach. Concerts in the town are cool, museums are very interesting, we do have a lot of historical stuff, since our ancestors lived here. People love San Pedro because we have warm weather.

Nathalye, says: 2020

Someone considering to move to San Pedro Sula, should be aware of the extreme heat. This city get humid pretty quickly, especially on the evening. It is also important to beware of criminals. Honduras may be a very hostile place for foreigners. This is why people moving, should choose wisely when picking where.

Jennifer, says: 2020

San Pedro Sula is one of the best organized cities in Honduras. People moving here should get familiar with a map and it’s distribution of streets. This also comes in handy if you don’t have a car because public transportation has designated routes and stops. learning to navigate the city is crucial to making it like the locals do.

Gretel, says: 2020

These days have been extremely warm and if you are used to being in cold weather, that might represent a problem for you. Other than that, there is nothing much to worry about. The people over here are very nice and friendly.

Carlos, says: 2020

Anyone moving here must be aware of the smog the city has due to the high traffic and older cars still circulating. A newcomer to the city will have to get used to it.

If moving to San Pedro Sula, know here is very hot and dangerous, in fact is one of the most dangerous cities in the world. But it also has its good things you can find anything you need close by your house, food is amazing and people is very nice.

Nathalye, says: 2020

San Pedro Sula is a small town, which makes it really comfortable to live in, therefore you meet everybody and make a lot of friends. Some other benefits are that you can find everybody everywhere you go. This city is really amazing because culture is original and fascinating. I would totally recommend this city, it really makes you feel safe and at home.

Elizabeth, says: 2020

If someone moves to San Pedro Sula, they should know the heat. San Pedro Sula has high temperatures all the year and not many can get used to it. Having an air conditioner or a fan in your house is almost a necessity in this city.

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