There is no better feeling than being able to choose the view from your office every day, to be able to decide whether to work surrounded by mountains or inspired by the Caribbean Sea, to choose to learn Spanish after a long day at the office or to experience the coffee culture at the end of a meeting.
Colombia is a perfect place to use as an office, the cost of living is very favorable; it is the sixth country with the lowest cost of living in the global index, its infinity of plans and its incredible geography give a wide range of experiences to discover. Today the country has surpassed 8.2 million fixed internet accesses and an average download speed of 54.9 megabits per second.
The country also has an incredible variety of climates that will allow you to choose where you prefer to have your next adventure, whether by the Caribbean Sea or high up in the mountains watching the Wax Palms or the Frailejones. More than 50,000 species of fauna and flora, 5 thermal floors, and more than 15 fairs and festivals, as well as cheerful and friendly people in the country, are the perfect reasons to embark on a nomadic adventure and let the most beautiful landscapes of this country become the inspiration for your daily work.
Colombia now gives you the possibility to travel around and stay for up to 2 years. Let the most welcoming country in the world be your new office and let yourself be amazed by everything the country has to offer.
Digital Nomad Visa
If you want to make Colombia your next office and stay in the country for more than 90 days, we invite you to apply for this visa for digital nomads, which is designed primarily for entrepreneurs, freelancers or workers with the freedom to work from anywhere.
This visa is not a work visa, which means that foreigners who enter under this modality will not be able to work for any Colombian company, neither public nor private. In order to apply the candidate must demonstrate an income of at least 3 legal minimum wages during the last 3 months, and, if you are an entrepreneur, a motivational letter explaining your reasons for wanting to make Colombia your next office and in which you explain your venture and the financial and human resources you have or aspire to have. Finally, you must have a comprehensive health insurance policy.
Being a digital nomad means that you have the freedom to move wherever you want while working, and today Colombia joins the list of countries that offer a visa for digital nomads, with this we want to ensure that people who are teleworkers can enjoy a quiet stay, where they can enjoy the best places to.
Additionally, Colombia has different hotel chains for long stays such as the Hilton, Sheraton and Holiday Inn hotel chains or hotels such as Hotel Corales de Indias, Dann Carlton, Hotel Dorado Plaza, Hilton, Sonesta, Casa Canabal, Movich and Viaggio apartments & hotels; among a list of more than 100 hotels throughout the national territory and many others that offer teleworking services in their facilities. In addition, in cities such as Bogota, Medellin and Cartagena there is a wide range of coworking spaces such as: Selina, WeWork, Prime My Office, El Nido Coworking and Regus, among others.
Best cities for digital nomads
Bogota, the capital city is waiting for you
Located 2,600 meters above sea level, Bogota is the capital of Colombia; this city has a great cultural and gastronomic offer, besides being a financial and business center. Here you will find traditional neighborhoods such as Usaquen or La Candelaria, renowned theaters such as the Julio Mario Santo Domingo or the Colón, museums that reflect our essence such as the Gold Museum or the Botero Museum and you can enjoy national and international food in places like the Parque de la 93 or the Zona G. In general, Bogota is a city that keeps its doors open to everyone and offers endless plans and opportunities for those who dare to visit it and spend some time walking its streets, which tell the story of a city that has been building itself over the years.
In this city there are also some cafés that have adapted to the needs of teleworking, such as Masa, Brot, Libertario, Varietale, San Alberto and Mistral, where the environment allows you to work comfortably.
Cartagena, history and tradition
Cartagena is a historic city by tradition, which, this year, has received 390,700 visitors. Located by the Caribbean Sea, this city was founded in the 16th century and was one of the most important cities during the Spanish colony. Bordering the sea is the Walled City, a fort that was built to protect the city from pirates and where the Castle of San Felipe is located, a must-see when visiting the city; this historic center was declared a World Heritage Site by Unesco in 1984 and its military architecture gave it the award as the fourth wonder of Colombia in 2007. This city receives approximately 2,2 million tourists per year.
Cali, the capital of Salsa
Cali, known for its salsa (rhythm), is located in Valle del Cauca in southwestern Colombia. Here, without a doubt, you must visit the neoclassical cathedral of San Pedro. To learn a little more about the history of the city and the country do not miss the Archaeological Museum MUSA. Of course, you cannot miss the Jairo Varela Museum and the zoo of the city, specializing in the preservation and care of native and international species.
Medellin, the city of eternal spring
A city recognized for being a pioneer in public transportation in the country, Medellin has its own metro and metro cable, systems that have made the city an example of mobility and social integration, this city is also among the 75 best cities to work according to the Nestpick index. The cultural offer of this city is 22 museums, and 6 libraries open to everyone, in addition to more than 25 shopping malls and 6 areas of national and international restaurants for all tastes.
In addition, the country has an incredible offer of sustainable tourism experiences, the main cities are surrounded by destinations with great natural and cultural wealth, such as the Tayrona Park or the Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta.
Also, the country has 29 airlines in operation, connecting with 11 destinations in Colombia, 26 countries in the world and 45 international cities, making it an accessible country.
So, if you are looking for your next destination to work and have an incredible adventure, come to the country of music, landscapes, biodiversity, flavor and warmth. Come to the country where you will always feel welcome and, that will be a source of inspiration for your best projects.
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