One of the most exciting developments in the working world over the last few years is the rise of the digital nomad. Aside from an internet connection, all you will need is the desire for exotic locations and new experiences.
To give you an extra splash of inspiration, here are our 5 epic coastal destinations for digital nomads.
If the idea of traveling through Europe as you work appeals to you, Croatia should be the top destination on your list. While tourism in Croatia is booming, you can discover this coastal jewel at your own pace. The best way to do that is with a yacht charter.
Explore the Adriatic Sea with a sailing yacht and enjoy breathtaking views, without having to navigate through large crowds of tourists. Zadar is the oldest continuously inhabited town in Croatia. Stop and stay awhile at this seaside town, where life is cheap, but the adventures are priceless.
You’ll find a growing digital nomad community on the beachfront in Zadar. There’s a specially designed digital nomad village you may want to check out. This influx of remote workers is thanks to Croatia’s 12-month digital nomad visa.
Morocco is a beautiful North African country with a rich history, and many famous movies have been filmed here. Are you yearning to have your own Morocco moment?
Escape the hustle and bustle in Marrakesh, and venture into areas with fewer tourists. Taghazout offers an amazing Moroccan experience along with the convenience of digital networking spaces. Many cafes here offer good internet coworking spots along with their delicious cuisine.
Accommodation is cheap here too, as is the food. So head to Taghazout and make your magical Moroccan memories.
Greece has introduced a digital nomad visa in a bid to encourage digital nomads to visit their shores. If you meet the requirements, you could stay for up to two years. Athens has become quite an attractive option for digital nomads, with its co-working hubs and coffee shops equipped with good internet.
Of course, there’s not just mainland Greece. There are so many islands to visit and explore, many with historical artifacts and ruins. But it doesn’t take much to persuade anyone to go to Greece. It’s always been one of the most visited tourist destinations.
We’re sure you’re already picturing waking up and looking out the window at rows of white stone buildings against a clear blue sky. Not to mention breathtaking views of the Aegean Sea to the east, the Ionian Sea to the west, and the Mediterranean Sea to the south.
Bali is a favorite among digital nomads, and it’s not hard to see why. When you’re not surfing the web, you’ll be surfing the waves on this Indian Ocean island. For a taste of beach life alongside other like-minded entrepreneurs, head to Canggu Beach.
Due to the influx of digital nomads, there are digital hot spots aplenty, with high-speed internet. Many digital nomad career options can be enjoyed here. Work hard and play harder with networking parties on the beach after a day of watersports.
And the bonus is the low cost of living. An island holiday while you work, on a budget? We’re certain you’re adding Bali to your travel itinerary right now. But before you head out the door, we have one more destination for you to consider.
Costa Rica is known for warm and friendly people, and like the residents, the weather is warm all year. You’ll find amazing biodiversity and some epic diving spots. What’s not to like? Exciting watersports, hikes, and other adventures await, so you’re sure to get your adrenaline fix here.
But when you want to take it down a notch and get some work done, Puerto Viejo is the place to be. There are some awesome adventures to be had here too. You can go for a hike in Cahuita National Park, or go for a bike ride through some of the most stunning scenery you’ll ever see.
Some of Costa Rica’s best beach spots are here too. But it also has reliable internet, affordable accommodation, and a laid-back atmosphere you’ll love.