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Best 20 Cities for Digital Nomads in Latin America

Planning to visit Latin America as a digital nomad but not sure where to start? Here is a practical guide to the best 20 cities for digital nomads in Latin America. The sub-continent has a lot to offer to travelers seeking a different experience, with affordable prices for those who earn in EUR or USD. Each city has its own charm, so we will be listing its location, who it is suitable for, the costs of living, and the best 3 coworking spaces for each city. Without further ado, let’s jump in!


best cities for digital nomads in Latin America
best cities for digital nomads in Latin America

Best 20 Cities for Digital Nomads in Latin America:







Rio de Janeiro


Rio de Janeiro
Rio de Janeiro

Rio vibrates with energy and splendor. Its amazing beaches and modern architecture make it a must for anyone visiting Latin America. If you are planning a visit, don’t forget to read our Rio Digital Nomad Guide.


  • Who is it for: digital nomads looking for fun and vibrant cosmopolitan cities

  • Population: 6.3 million

  • Cost of living: USD 700-1720

  • Average weather range: 18°C to 31°C (65°F to 88°F)

  • Best neighborhoods to stay in: Copacabana, Ipanema, Botafogo, Flamenco, Jardin Botanico



Top 3 Coworking Spaces in Rio:

  1. WeWork: you can always rely on this international brand. Location: Av. Alm. Barroso, 81 - Centro, Rio de Janeiro - RJ, 20031-004, Brasil

  2. Regus: professional ambiance for networking. Location: Rua Lauro Müller, 116 - 32º andar - Botafogo, Rio de Janeiro - RJ, 22290-160, Brasil

  3. Spaces: the spot’s design is very modern and cool. Location: R. do Passeio, 38 - Centro, Rio de Janeiro - RJ, 20021-290, Brasil





Buenos Aires


Buenos Aires
Buenos Aires

Named “Paris in the South”, Buenos Aires combines a European design with a Latin American personality. It has tons of restaurants, bars, theaters, and unique nightlife. You can check out our Buenos Aires Digital Nomad Guide for more details.


  • Who is it for: cultural travelers, visiting teleworkers who enjoy the nightlife

  • Population: 2.89 million

  • Cost of living: USD 700-2000+

  • Average Weather Range: 4°C to 32°C (40°F to 90°F)

  • Best neighborhoods to stay in: Palermo, San Telmo, Belgrano, Puerto Madero



Top 3 Coworking Spaces in Buenos Aires:

  1. AreaTres El Salvador: location-independent workers can network and enjoy outings with the people in this coworking space. Location: El Salvador 5218, C1414 CABA

  2. La Maquinita Co. Palermo Soho: great for entrepreneurs. Location: Av. Cnel. Niceto Vega 4736, C1414BED CABA

  3. HIT Cañitas: freelancers or big companies, anyone can crash in this 24/7-open place. Location: BOG, Av. Luis María Campos 877, C1426 CABA


Do you need more options? Check out our Top 20 Coworking Spaces in Buenos Aires.





Mexico City


Mexico City
Mexico City

Mexican tradition is simply fascinating. The capital city of the country mixes tradition with modernity perfectly. Whether you are looking for architecture, spicy cuisine, or a fun night scene, Mexico is ready to welcome you.


  • Who is it for: any digital nomad who adores mixing history with modern life

  • Population: 22 million

  • Cost of living: USD 1500-2500+

  • Average weather range: 9.4°C to 26.9°C (48.9°F to 80.4°F)

  • Best neighborhoods to stay in: Reforma, Roma Norte, Roma Sur, La Condesa



Top 3 Coworking Spaces in Mexico:

  1. WeWork Espacio de Oficinas & Coworking Montes Urales: with a strategic location, this coworking spot has a professional environment to develop your business while in Mexico. Location: C. Montes Urales 424, Lomas - Virreyes, Lomas de Chapultepec V Secc., Miguel Hidalgo, 11000 Ciudad de México, CDMX, Mexico

  2. WeWork Espacio de Oficinas & Coworking Insurgentes Sur: a well-known brand in the business, praised for its chill environment and beautiful terrace. Location: Av. de los Insurgentes Sur 601, Nápoles, Benito Juárez, 03810 Ciudad de México, CDMX, Mexico

  3. WeWork Espacio de Oficinas & Coworking Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra: also from the same company, they have a great penthouse to work. Location: Blvd. Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra 169, Granada, Miguel Hidalgo, 11520 Ciudad de México, CDMX, Mexico





Medellin


Medellin
Medellin

This valley city surrounded by nature is also one of Colombia’s most technologically advanced spots. Plus, the “paisas”, Medellin’s local folk, are very eager to receive visitors from all around the world. We have prepared this Medellin Digital Nomad Guide in case you want to learn more.


  • Who is it for: digital nomads who need both nature and technology

  • Population: 2.5 million

  • Cost of living: USD 1400-2500+

  • Average weather range: 8°C to 30°C (47°F to 85°F)

  • Best neighborhoods to stay in: El Poblado, Laureles, Belén



Top 3 Coworking Spaces in Medellin:

  1. WeWork Espacios de Oficinas Amobladas & Coworking: you know what to expect when it comes to WeWork. Location: Cl. 7 Sur #42-145, El Poblado, Medellín, El Poblado, Medellín, Cundinamarca, Colombia

  2. Circular Coworking Cbox - Coworking en Medellin: a chic-corporate ambiance. Location: Tv. 33B #39a - 22, Laureles - Estadio, Medellín, Laureles, Medellín, Antioquia, Colombia

  3. NOI coworking: flexible, designed for creative workers. Location: Calle 17 # 43F-287, Medellín, Antioquia, Colombia





Santiago de Chile


Santiago de Chile
Santiago de Chile

Down south, Santiago is the capital city of Chile, a prominent innovation hub. Plus, it's right beside the Andes Mountains, an exuberant landmark they share with Argentina. There is plenty to do and know about the city, so make sure to check our Santiago Digital Nomad Guide for more information.


  • Who is it for: technology-related location-independent workers

  • Population: 5.6 million

  • Cost of living: USD 1070-2050

  • Average weather range: 3°C to 30°C (38°F to 86°F)

  • Best neighborhoods to stay in: Providencia, Downtown, Bellavista



Top 3 Coworking Spaces in Santiago de Chile:

  1. CoWork: Chile’s popular coworking spot. Location: Apoquindo 3300, Las Condes Zócalo Oriente del Centro Cívico de la Municipalidad de, Las Condes, Región Metropolitana, Chile

  2. LAUNCH coworking: affordable and with high-internet speed. Location: Gral. Holley 133, Providencia, Región Metropolitana, Chile

  3. LofWork: ideal for entrepreneurs. Location: Av. Providencia 1208, of 207, Providencia, Región Metropolitana, Chile





Lima


Lima
Lima

The Peruvian city is another high-cuisine spot, with excellent dining options. Not only can you enjoy a night out after a good day of sightseeing, but you can also try surfing, as Lima is sought by surfers from everywhere. Our Lima Digital Nomad Guide has more information on how to navigate yourself in this city.


  • Who is it for: foodies and surfing digital nomads

  • Population: 10 million

  • Cost of living: USD 930-1650

  • Average weather range: 15°C to 27°C (59°F to 81°F)

  • Best neighborhoods to stay in: Miraflores, Barranco, San Isidro



Top 3 Coworking Spaces in Lima:

  1. Spaces: great networking opportunities. Location: 607 Jorge Basadre Avenue, San Isidro, Perú

  2. WeWork: Lima also houses this well-known brand. Location: Av Juan de Arona 755, Lima 15046, Perú

  3. Co-Labora: flexibility to potentiate your business. Location: C. Río de la Plata 167, San Isidro 15046, Perú

Want more coworking spots? Check out our guide to the Top 20 Coworking Spaces in Lima.





Cusco


Cusco
Cusco

Not far from Machu Picchu ruins lies the city of Cusco, a wonderful place for adventurers out there. Thousands of tourists visit this marvel every year, digital nomads included, as the city continues to grow in popularity among them. If you too are curious about it, you can browse through this Cusco Digital Nomad Guide.


  • Who is it for: adventurous digital nomads

  • Population: 428,400

  • Cost of living: USD 800-1800

  • Average weather range: 0°C to 19°C (32°F to 66°F)

  • Best neighborhoods to stay in: San Blas, Plaza de Armas, San Cristobal



Top 3 Coworking Spaces in Cusco:

  1. Ayni Center: freelancers and entrepreneurs can meet like-minded digital nomads here. Location: Jr Jose Maria Arguedas, J 13, urb. Santa Mónica, Perú

  2. Selina: both a coliving and coworking spot. Location: C. Garcilaso 150, Cusco 08002, Perú

  3. Genba: shared and private offices for coworking. Location: 08002 Jr. Ricardo Palma N-18 Urb. Santa Mónica Telefono: 084-622977, 08002, Perú





Bogota


Bogota
Bogota

Don’t be fooled by Colombia’s media depiction. Bogota is a safe city with plenty of experiences for you to never get bored. Nature surrounds this modern place, located at a high altitude. Deeply metropolitan at heart, Bogota’s museums and nightlife are unique and attract visitors from around the world.


  • Who is it for: remote workers who want both metropolitan cities and nature

  • Population: 7.1 million

  • Cost of living: USD 800-2000+

  • Average weather range: 9°C to 23.3°C (48.2°F to 73.9°F)

  • Best neighborhoods to stay in: La Candelaria, Zona Rosa, Chapinero



Top 3 Coworking Spaces in Bogota:

  1. WeWork Espacios de Oficinas Amobladas & Coworking: You guessed it, WeWork is also at the heart of Bogota. Location: Ac. 26 # 92-32, Engativá, Bogotá, Cundinamarca, Colombia

  2. SECTORTIC - Coworking Place: a flexible and creative hub strategically located. Location: Cra. 18a #103-11, Bogotá, Colombia

  3. Emprendu: ideal for entrepreneurs. Location: Cra. 13 #90-17, Localidad de Chapinero, Bogotá, Cundinamarca, Colombia





Quito


Quito
Quito

Cultural and artistic, Quito is Ecuador’s services epicenter. The historic center is recognized as part of the World’s Heritage by UNESCO, and the city also draws attraction from being in the exact middle of the world in geographic terms. You can also enjoy its great flavors and night scene.


  • Who is it for: digital nomads who prefer the heat and historical spots

  • Population: 2 million

  • Cost of living: USD 1000-2100+

  • Average weather range: 10°C to 30°C (50.2°F to 86°F)

  • Best neighborhoods to stay in: El Batán, El Condado, La Mariscal



Top 3 Coworking Spaces in Quito:

  1. IMPAQTO Coworking- La Carolina: one of Quito’s local brands, with multiple locations throughout the city. Location: Av. República de El Salvador 406 y, Quito 170505, Ecuador

  2. PLAY House Quito: fun and flexible. Location: Julio Zaldumbide N24741, Quito 170109, Ecuador

  3. WorkingUp - Espacio de Coworking | Oficinas Privadas | Salas para eventos: professional and clean. Location: n27 San Ignacio 127 and, Av. Gonzalez Suarez, Quito 170517, Ecuador





São Paulo


São Paulo
São Paulo

Another hotspot in Brazil, this large metropolitan city is vibrant and eclectic. With a diversified cultural offer, you can find unique museums, shows, and dining options. You will never feel alone here, as this fast-paced city is filled with travelers and friendly locals.


  • Who is it for: location-independent workers who like big metropolitan hubs

  • Population: 11.3 million

  • Cost of living: USD 1000-1900

  • Average weather range: 5°C to 33°C (41°F to 91°F)

  • Best neighborhoods to stay in: Consolação, Bela Vista, Downtown



Top 3 Coworking Spaces in Sao Paulo:

  1. Google Campus: a startup hub by google. Location: Rua Coronel Oscar Porto, 70 - Paraíso, São Paulo - SP, 04003-000, Brasil

  2. VIP OFFICE Coworking - Paulista 1: a top-level coworking experience. Location: Alameda Santos, 1773 - Jardim Paulista, São Paulo - SP, 01419-002, Brasil

  3. Youw Coworking: cool and chic. Location: Av. Brg. Faria Lima, 1755 - Jardim Paulistano, São Paulo - SP, 01452-001, Brasil





Rosario


Rosario
Rosario

Located by the river, Rosario is a city filled with green spaces. Ideal for bikers, it is also not that big, striking the right balance between urbanity and parks. Plus, you can eat all kinds of river fish, prepared masterfully by local chefs.


  • Who is it for: digital nomads who love balanced cities (green + culture)

  • Population: 995.000

  • Cost of living: USD 600-1800+

  • Average weather range: 6°C to 31° (43°F to 88°F)

  • Best neighborhoods to stay in: Downtown, Barrio Martin, Fisherton



Top 3 Coworking Spaces in Rosario:

  1. La Maquinita Co. Rosario: this great coworking spot is also available in Rosario, and praised by its users for its great service. Location: Martín Rodríguez 121, S2000LJC Rosario, Santa Fe

  2. REQ CoWorking: another great coworking chance, especially for location-independent working women. Location: Balcarce Bis 43, S2000 Rosario, Santa Fe

  3. Punto ian Co.: local coworkers adore its friendly ambiance and networking opportunities. Location: Córdoba 2035, S2000AXG Rosario, Santa Fe





Valparaiso


Valparaiso
Valparaiso

Valparaiso is one of Chile’s most culturally relevant cities. With a bohemian vibe, many artists have lived here, leaving their mark on the city’s history. As a result, you will find museums and activities that compile these marvelous artists’ legacies.


  • Who is it for: bohemian and hip digital nomads

  • Population: 284.000

  • Cost of living: USD 1500-2900+

  • Average weather range: 9°C to 19.9°C (48°F to 67.8°F)

  • Best neighborhoods to stay in: Cerro Alegre, Cerro Concepción, Historic Quarter



Top 3 Coworking Spaces in Valparaiso:

  1. Paralelo Cowork: a big place, committed to making an impact on the city’s economy. Location: Eusebio Lillo 222, 2353231 Valparaíso, Chile

  2. Big Bang Work Coworking: premium quality coworking spots. Location: 6 - 1/2 Ote. 270, Viña del Mar, Valparaíso, Chile

  3. Valparaiso MakerSpace: a project incubation hub. Location: Brasil 2147, Valparaíso, Chile





Montevideo


Montevideo
Montevideo

Montevideo is the perfect definition of a city by the sea. The cosmopolitan charm of the city is balanced by its relaxed ambiance, something not too usual in this kind of spot. The local folks are quite friendly with international visitors.


  • Who is it for: travelers looking for the right balance between the city and the sea

  • Population: 1.3 million

  • Cost of living: USD 1200-2500+

  • Average weather range: 12.4°C to 25.3°C (54.3°F to 77.5°F)

  • Best neighborhoods to stay in: Ciudad Vieja, Pocitos, Parque Rodó Rudimencial



Top 3 Coworking Spaces in Montevideo:

  1. Espacio Serratosa: popular due to its century-old architecture. Location: Esquina Ciudadela, 25 de Mayo 745, 11000 Montevideo, Departamento de Montevideo, Uruguay

  2. Enlace Cowork: a new ideas hub provided by the local council to cowork. Location: Av. Agraciada 2332, 11800 Montevideo, Departamento de Montevideo, Uruguay

  3. Nook Cowork: a place designed to make coworking fun and relaxed. Location: Costa Rica 1589, 11500 Montevideo, Departamento de Montevideo, Uruguay





Bariloche


Bariloche
Bariloche

The mountains and lakes surrounding Bariloche are comparable to the Swiss landscape, and the place doesn't fall short as it is second to none. It even has its own chocolate specialties. But the hiking opportunities are the main draw, making sightseeing here a must.


  • Who is it for: nature-loving digital nomads

  • Population: 108.250

  • Cost of living: USD 1000-2000+

  • Average weather range: -1°C to 28°C (40°F to 80°F)

  • Best neighborhoods to stay in: Melipal, Circuito Chico, Downtown



Top 3 Coworking Spaces in Bariloche:

  1. Fab Lab Bariloche: a new ideas incubator for digital nomads and entrepreneurs. Location: Juramento 102, San Carlos de Bariloche, Pcia. Rio Negro.

  2. La Compañia Coworking: private or shared offices in a beautiful spot. Location: Vice Almte. O'Connor 587, San Carlos de Bariloche, Río Negro.

  3. Open Work Bariloche: great service and location, plus, a lovely view. Location: Francisco Pascasio Moreno 370, R8400 San Carlos de Bariloche, Río Negro





Cochabamba


Cochabamba
Cochabamba

We don’t mention Bolivia that often for Latin America’s guide, yet the country in general and Cochabamba in particular has a rich heritage of Latin culture and history. Plus, it’s quite affordable for digital nomads traveling on a budget and looking for hidden gems in the subcontinent.


  • Who is it for: remote workers on a budget

  • Population: 856.000

  • Cost of living: USD 1000-2000+

  • Average weather range: 5°C to 24.4°C (41°F to 75.9°F)

  • Best neighborhoods to stay in: Centro Histórico, Queru Queru, Cala Cala



Top 3 Coworking Spaces in Cochabamba:

  1. Cowork Café: technically a coffee place, but the most popular coworking site in town. Location: Parque Fidel Anze #22 casi esq, C. Eudoro Galindo, Cochabamba, Bolivia

  2. 360 Workplace: modern rooms and great for meetings. Location: Avenida América Este y, Av. Uyuni, Cochabamba, Bolivia

  3. UPAYA cowork: an adequate spot for LGBTQ+ and women. Location: Calle La Tablada # 1483, Cochabamba, Bolivia





Florianópolis


Florianópolis
Florianópolis

Any Brazilian beach city is worth visiting, yet those in “Floripa” (as locals call the place) are paradise-like. Its rainforests are also marvelous, ideal for hiking. The place is just magical, with stories and legends from its rich culture that will fascinate any adventurer.


  • Who is it for: nature-loving remote workers

  • Population: 508,800

  • Cost of living: USD 900-1600

  • Average weather range: 3°C to 29°C (37°F to 84°F)

  • Best neighborhoods to stay in: Costa da Lagoa, Santo Antonio de Lisboa, Voo Panorâmico Floripa



Top 3 Coworking Spaces in Florianápolis:

  1. Impact Hub Floripa Primavera: a sophisticated place to make good contacts. Location: Associação Catarinense de Empresas de Tecnologia - ACATE, Rod. José Carlos Daux, 4150 - Salas 1 & 2 - Saco Grande, Florianópolis - SC, 88032-005, Brasil

  2. Lemonadde Coworking + Offices: flex desks and private offices are available. Location: Rod. Admar Gonzaga, 440 - 5 andar - Itacorubi, Florianópolis - SC, 88034-000, Brasil

  3. Soho Centro de Inovação Tecnológica: an innovation hub for modern remote workers. Location: R. Des. Pedro Silva, 2958 - Coqueiros, Florianópolis - SC, 88080-701, Brasil





Cuenca


Cuenca
Cuenca

Another affordable city, Cuenca is a beautiful spot in the middle of the mountains. Its preserved architecture has granted the place the honor of being part of UNESCO’s world heritage sites. Plus, they hold annual festivals with colorful imagery and delicious food.


  • Who is it for: location-independent workers looking for an affordable and cool city

  • Population: 580.000

  • Cost of living: USD 1100-1900+

  • Average weather range: 9°C to 22.4°C (48°F to 72.3°F)

  • Best neighborhoods to stay in: Downtown, El Vergel, Gringolandia



Top 3 Coworking Spaces in Cuenca:

  1. Coworking Cuenca: cool, well-designed, and filled with natural light. Location: Ave 27 de Febrero 2-85, Cuenca 010111, Ecuador

  2. IMPAQTO Coworking - Cuenca: a nice coworking ambiance with an open-minded philosophy. Location: Ave 12 de Abril, y Esquina, Cuenca 010150, Ecuador

  3. StartUPS Coworking Cuenca: as its name suggests, it is well-designed for startups. Location: Elia Liut inside Universidad Politecnica Salesiana, Cuenca, Ecuador





Antigua Guatemala


Antigua Guatemala
Antigua Guatemala

You guessed it, Antigua Guatemala is also protected by UNESCO due to its unique architecture, especially in the area of Plaza Mayor. It's also surrounded by ancient volcanoes (some of them are still active), a must-visit for anyone in the area. And finally, coffee lovers will enjoy the city’s second-to-none brewing.


  • Who is it for: digital nomads looking for adventure and architecture

  • Population: 46.000

  • Cost of living: USD 1500-2200+

  • Average weather range: 11°C to 23°C (52°F to 76.5°F)

  • Best neighborhoods to stay in: Historical Center, Santa Ana, La Concepción



Top 3 Coworking Spaces in Antigua Guatemala:

  1. Impact Hub Antigua: a coworking spot for those interested in social impact. Location: 5a calle oriente #12 5a calle oriente #12 Antigua, Guatemala 03001, Guatemala

  2. Collision Factory: comfortable and very suited for entrepreneurs. Location: HGJ4+XHM, Cdad. de Guatemala, Guatemala

  3. Dynamo Workspace zona 15: ideal for startups and new businesses. Location: Edificio INSIGNE, 25 Avenida 1-89 Vista Hermosa II, Cdad. de Guatemala 01015, Guatemala





Fortaleza


Fortaleza
Fortaleza

You might think that Brazilian cities are basically all the same, with skyscrapers and beaches. That’s far from the truth, as each one has its own personality. In this case, Fortaleza has an intense nightlife, exuberant architecture facing the sea, and excellent restaurants to eat at while enjoying the view.


  • Who is it for: digital nomads looking to live by the sea

  • Population: 2.47 million

  • Cost of living: USD 900-1500+

  • Average weather range: 20°C to 35°C (68°F to 95°F)

  • Best neighborhoods to stay: Downtown, Mucuripe, Meireles



Top 3 Coworking Spaces in Fortaleza:

  1. Elephant Coworking: a comfy setting for coworking in Fortaleza. Location: R. Barbosa de Freitas, 1741 - Aldeota, Fortaleza - CE, 60170-021, Brasil

  2. Coworking em Fortaleza - CE - Concept Offices: ideal for independent workers or small teams. Location: Av. Washington Soares, 55 - 307 - Cocó, Fortaleza - CE, 60175-657, Brasil

  3. HG+ Coworking - Sede For: a coworking spot for creative workers. Location: R. Marcondes Pereira, 1271 - Dionísio Torres, Fortaleza - CE, 60135-222, Brasil





Playa del Carmen


Playa del Carmen
Playa del Carmen

Small and pretty, Playa del Carmen is a dream destination for many around the world. One of the most popular beaches in Mexico, you will never get tired of admiring its pristine sun and blue sea, without so many buildings covering it.


  • Who is it for: digital nomads looking to spend some time by the seaside

  • Population: 304.942

  • Cost of living: USD 2500-3000+

  • Average weather range: 11.0°C to 32.5°C (51.8°F to 90.5°F)

  • Best neighborhoods to stay in: Downtown, North Playa del Carmen, Mayakoba



Top 3 Coworking Spaces in Playa del Carmen:

  1. NEST COWORKING: reviewers praise the site for its great service. Location: Calle Avenida 10 entre calle 12 y 14, Gonzalo Guerrero, 77720 Playa del Carmen, Q.R., Mexico

  2. WORK IT - CoWork: high-internet speed and strategic location. Location: Ave 10 /14 y 14 Bis Local 10, Centro, 77710 Playa del Carmen, Q.R., Mexico

  3. BUNKER Coworking: make sure to try the espresso if you happen to work in their comfortable premises. Location: Avenida 10 Norte, Esquina con Calle 38, Local 12 y 13, Zazil-ha, 77720 Playa del Carmen, Q.R., Mexico





Closing thoughts on the best 20 cities for digital nomads in Latin America


Latin America is vast and diverse, with many different places to see. With a rich heritage of ancient civilizations, exquisite food, and a high-spirited population, you will always have something to do or someone to meet in every city. Make sure to prepare a travel plan and include as many cities in this list as possible. You won’t regret your time in Latin America as a digital nomad.




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