Why spend your days working from the same old boring office when you could be working from paradise, where the beach or the jungle is just a few steps from your door?
Coworking is definitely a growing movement globally, and coworking in Central America is getting easier and easier to come by.
These Central American coworking spaces are some of the most beautiful I’ve seen anywhere in the world–set in idyllic locales, immersed in the local culture.
If you choose to cowork in Central America, you’ll spend your free time relaxing by the pool, strolling along the beach, or getting lost in some of the greatest Latin American cities.
Whether you’re a city type or a sun-seeker, there’s a coworking space in Central America with your name all over it.
Check out this list of dreamy spaces created with the digital nomad in mind, and then book that flight! Your next workation in paradise is just a few clicks away.
Where to Try Coworking in Central America
Nomad Life – San Juan Del Sur, Nicaragua
At Nomad Life, spend your days working while perched on a hill overlooking San Juan del Sur, Nicaragua, a popular stopover for travelers and a growing digital nomad hub.
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Nomad Life offers both coworking and coliving, so you can really get to know your fellow remote workers by enjoying communal meals together and experiencing the recreational activities organized nightly.
What better place to get inspired than a colorful, laid-back beach town?
Impact Hub Antigua – Antigua, Guatemala
If you like the thought of working in a historic building with lovely plant-filled courtyards, a volcano-view terrace, modern conference rooms and an on-site cafe, you’ll love the environment at Impact Hub Antigua.
A ‘flex monthly membership’ allows you to work in whatever seat is available, and a fixed monthly membership means you’ll get your own permanent desk.
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This collaborative workspace is perfect whether you’re working solo and want to meet like-minded people, or you want to bring your friends and supercharge your productivity as a group.
Impact Hub San Jose – San Jose, Costa Rica
While Impact Hub has 80 locations worldwide (and growing), there are just two in Central America so far–you can find the second in the bustling metropolis of San Jose, Costa Rica.
The Impact Hub San Jose community workspace is located in the district known as Los Yoses, just east of downtown. This location of Impact Hub has been bringing together innovators in a wide variety of fields since 2015.
Cowork – San Jose, Costa Rica
At Cowork in San Jose, you’ll feel like you’ve just stepped into a Dr. Seuss book. Brilliant colors splashed across every wall, desk, and chair will leave you feeling energized and ready to get down to business.
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Basic ‘On Demand’ access to this coworking space costs just $25 per month; alternatively, share a desk with other workers, rent your own dedicated desk space or rent out a meeting room for your team for very reasonable hourly rates.
At Cowork you’ll also enjoy high-speed WiFi and unlimited coffee and tea.
Outsite – Bejuco, Costa Rica
Cowork and colive at Outsite Costa Rica, located in the idyllic beachside community of Bejuco on Costa Rica’s Pacific coast.
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Between work sessions, enjoy activities like surfing, biking, swimming, and yoga or simply relax in your bungalow while getting to know your roommates.
Outsite’s bungalows feature private rooms with en suite bathrooms. This coworking and coliving environment is perfect for those who understand the importance of balancing work with play.
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Selina – Various Locations
Selina is a chain of hostels with locations throughout Central America, and several of those locations also offer coworking spaces for the digital nomads that may be passing through.
In Costa Rica, you can choose from Jaco, Manuel Antonio, Puerto Viejo, and San Jose. In Panama, stay where jungle meets ocean at Red Frog Beach, Isla Bastimentos (the second-largest island of the Bocas del Toro archipelago).
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A day pass at any of these heavenly spots will cost just $10; for monthly access, you’ll pay anywhere from $200 to $225 depending on the location.
SkyLoft – Santa Teresa, Costa Rica
There couldn’t be a more appropriate name than SkyLoft for this breezy, treehouse-like space in the beachside community of Santa Teresa. Enjoy captivating ocean views while palm fronds wiggle in the wind all around you.
SkyLoft also offers tons of comfortable seating in the form of couches and bean bag chairs, so kick back and get cozy while you get your work done. When it’s time to take a break, grab a surfboard and ride a few waves.
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The goal at SkyLoft is to provide freelancers, startups, and tech talent with the perfect setting for maximizing creativity and productivity–so we can work smarter, not harder.
At time of writing, SkyLoft is occupied by a startup and closed to the public until further notice, but keep this one on your radar!
My Office – Panama City, Panama
My Office offers a coworking environment in one of Central America’s most vibrant cities. The clean, modern space is inviting and invigorating, and the seating is ergonomically designed.
Enjoy My Office’s prestigious location in the heart of Panama City. If you’re just passing through, purchase day passes and visit at your leisure. Other options include a “hot desk,” a dedicated desk, or your own office.
Coworking in Central America a growing trend that shows no signs of slowing down! Will you be a part of it?