With an increasing amount of jobs you can do remotely, the trend for local self-employed workers is becoming very popular. The group of fast-growing digital nomads usually meets in co-working spaces designed to provide a solid environment with everything essential to get the job done.
Lately, nomadism is evolving to a new level. Nomads are demanding recently more than just a shared office, they also want to live together. The last few months have brought many newly opened living spaces, where people with similar ideas coexist as co-workers and housemates.
In fact, the concept of co-living is not an entirely new idea. It became popular in 2013 cheap locations. The aspiring nomads intended to cut expenses by living together in shared houses.
Nowadays, entrepreneurs do not share houses to save some money, but they prefer being surrounded by an inspiring community other remote workers.
OUTSIDE is a popular network of social spaces for digital nomads, freelancers and entrepreneurs who love to work in different places around the world.
They started in 2015 and have built 18 different cultural spaces so far in the most popular cities and digital nomadic hotspots. You can find them in cities, jungles or even on the beach.
Its most popular locations are: Oahu, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Santa Cruz, Lisbon, Bali, Santa Teresa and many more.
OUTSITE was born out of a simple idea of living abroad and working in beautiful places in an incredible community. Slowly, they turn this idea into reality and offer high-standard accommodations and a working environment in all of their locations. What’s more, it’s the community! You will always be surrounded by active, creative and interesting people with whom you can grow while living in your new destination!
At the MECCA of digital nomads, Canggu (Bali) you can bump into one of the best collection spaces managed by the DOJO coworking space.
These guys have been running facilities for digital nomads for over 4 years, so you can bet on the cool community, comfort and ideal conditions for your digital nomad adventure in Bali.
It is located just a few minutes from the beach (by scooter) and maybe 15 minutes on foot. The area is quieter than the rest of Canggu and has some excellent cafes and restaurants! If you want to take beautiful pictures of the rice field, you only need to take a 2-minute walk from the harvest.
Personal evaluation (Viktor Vincej): Landing Pad is the first successful and fast-growing harvesting project in Barcelona. It is ideal for a digital nomad who seeks long-term accommodation and the right balance between work and life BCN!
Coliving is located very close to the center in a very quiet “Poble-Sec” neighborhood. The place offers 13 different rooms of AC, coworking area, kitchen and GIANT CEILING with hammocks, barbecue, sofas, tables, chairs .. end of cool events! 😉 I enjoyed the time I spent there, I was FOCUSED, I worked a lot, so… I recommend it a lot.
Opened in 2015, Sun and Co. has become one of the main coliving spaces in Spain and Europe. Situated in charming Jávea, a historic city on the beautiful Costa Blanca, Sun and Co. has welcomed more than 400 local self-employed workers from around the world.
Coliving and coworking at Sun and Co. is more than just spending time in a beautifully restored home, with comfortable rooms and office space with high speed internet. Their community is large in ‘working smarter to live better’, which means that you will find many opportunities for sharing skills and networking, as well as many chances to disconnect and be inspired by the beautiful surroundings.
SELINA is a network of collective spaces around the world that offers incredible accommodation, a creative work environment and great vibes. It can be said that they are a kind of network of hostels, since their facilities also attract backpackers, but it has more characteristics of space to live.
It is a fast-growing project that started in Central America in 2014, but now you can find them all over South America, North America and some places in Europe as well.
SELINA focuses on community, creativity and sharing. You will always have a good time, whether you are a backpacker or a digital nomad. surfer or you come with your family. There is always the right and friendly vibe.
Personal evaluation (Viktor Vincej): I stayed at Selin in Lisbon and had a wonderful experience. The common areas are very nice, food and drinks were incredible and the coworking space meeting all the standards of an office suitable for a digital nomad.
Wolfhouse – Next Retreat – Tenerife, Spain
Wolfhouse is a place where teams come to live, work and play. Wolfhouse offers a transformative experience that makes team members feel valued, come together and return to the office with renewed energy and positivity. Wolfhouse is facilitating unique retreats for teams currently in 4 inspiring destinations – Tenerife, Gran Canaria, Slovakia and Croatia.
If you are looking for winter holidays, the Canary Islands are the only warm place in Europe 😉
The sunny Spanish island offers an incredible setting to work and enjoy feeling of spring all year in Europe.
In Tenerife, you “work, live and celebrate together with digital nomads, online marketing students, Spanish students and others from all over the world”.The co-living package includes a shared apartment for 3 people. The apartment is a 10-minute walk from the office and includes 3 bedrooms, 1-2 bathrooms, a kitchen and DSL connection.
To maintain the balance between work and relaxation, you can choose between many leisure activities, study Spanish or attend the digital marketing academy. Coworking also organizes many digital nomadic events with interesting speakers from the online entrepreneur community.
Personal evaluation (Viktor Vincej): I stayed at B&D for a week in October 2016 and this was actually my first co-living experience. It is a very modern and creative space, with a beautiful coworking area and rooms. The location is perfect, you can reach the beach in 2 minutes 🙂
They organize / host several different events for digital nomads and local entrepreneurs that you will define. enjoy while living in Majorca.
Every year, thousands of nomads take the direction of Thailand. Its warm climate, high quality life when it comes to price / value comparison attracts entrepreneurs from around the world who are building their companies here or working and developing their projects.
In addition to popular places like Chiang Mai or the capital Bangkok itself, Koh Lanta is the new center for creative souls looking to enjoy life on the island. KoHUB is a workspace and living space that offers reliable Internet connection, spacious rooms and other essential facilities for your work.
KoHub is definitely one of the oldest coworking and collective spaces that was built exclusively for digital nomads and travel entrepreneurs!
A 15-minute walk or 2-minute scooter ride, KoHUB offers private rooms with views of the sea or the jungle. If you want to make the most of your stay, opt for the monthly All Inclusive package, including collaborative office, 2 daily meals, accommodation and leisure activities (for example, tickets for Muay Thai fights).
Our list would not be complete without the European start-up hub in Berlin. St. Oberholz is the concept of co-working and co-living, offering 4 different apartments that are already equipped for workshops, presentations, conferences.
Fast and reliable WiFi is an essential feature. Located in the popular district of Mitte, the apartments are close to sights, bars, shopping malls and galleries.
Thriving community and an absolutely new way to explore London? At the moment, the largest living space in the world is The Collective Old Oak with comfortable rooms on 10 floors, lounges, kitchens, dining rooms, terrace, gym, spa and restaurant to make the most of your stay in London.
These places are every nomad’s dream. Get involved with other coworkers and inject yourself with an impressive experience and extra motivation package.
Slovakian designer and surfer did not find a place where he could mix his work and passion. And the idea of co-living was born. He moved to the Canary Islands and opened the first Surf Office.
Now he also organizes corporate retreats and the Surf Office has expanded to 3 other destinations – Lisbon in Portugal and Spanish cities Malaga and Barcelona. The Surf Office offers work space, accommodation and other facilities, such as transportation or teambuilding activities.
Morocco is a popular destination not only for surfers, but also for digital nomads. Taghazout is definitely one of the best spots on the coast because of its famous “Anchor Point” wave and nomadic / surfer / backpacker tourism mixed with local vibes.
Sundesk is the only coworking space with, of course, the best internet in the village. It is located on the beach and offers stunning views and an atmosphere. If you are looking for a winter getaway? Sundesk is the place to be!
Arctic Coworking Lodge – Norway
Closing with a unique and unusual place for coworking and coliving! Instead of tropical and vibrant cities, we’re introducing you Arctic Coworking Lodge located in Lofoten, which is an ideal place for outdoor activities, such as hiking, climbing, snowboarding, surfing, camping under northern rays or watching the midnight sun.
You will definitely love the vibe there and can bet on a 100% digital nomadic experience / definitive bucket list.
We hope you enjoyed this list of collective spaces and added some of them to your Digital NOMAD BUCKETLIST. Coliving with like-minded people is always a rewarding experience.
You will work, have ideas, learn a lot and, in the meantime, do all kinds of cool things with the community.
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