What are some typical ways to socialize, either with local people or with other expatriates? Are there groups or clubs that you can recommend?
Events in the diplomatic community have been a great way for us to meet people. National days, film festivals, movie nights. - Feb 2020
If you have children in the schools, you can meet people outside of the Embassy. The same can be said if you join a gym or sports club. Otherwise you're socializing and working with the same people. This could be good or bad depending on how well you get along with your co-workers. Some people go hiking, biking, and fishing. There is dolphin watching you can also do. Otherwise you're entertaining at home. - Jun 2017
Cookouts, game nights, movie nights, dinners, road races. Dancing at hotel bars. Decent jazz. - May 2016
Entertaining at one another's houses was the biggest. We'd often have dinner/game nights which was really fun. Some people would go to the bars/clubs late a night but that wasn't really our scene. - Jul 2014
Parties at houses; Movies at the newer movie theater (very nice theater by the way). We saw some first run movies there, although a few weeks later than in the U.S.; Some nightclubs, but watch out for some because some were dangerous with some thugs in them. - Sep 2013
There are a few dance clubs, karaoke, a couple of bars with pool tables, several nice restaurants and a few nice casinos - Feb 2010