Malaga – Costa del Sol | Malaga, a metropolis of digital nomads from all over the world
The Rumbo.es site indicates that “this province of Andalusia receives thousands of tourists every year, attracted by its culture, its heritage, its beaches and its climate; and now they also come to work remotely”
Malaga is the metropolis of remote work, according to Rumbo.es, after carrying out a survey of 5,000 people and concluding that the capital of the Costa del Sol is one of the best places for digital nomads. The results clearly show that working remotely from anywhere in the world is now a reality: 26% of Spanish citizens do it or plan to do it.
They also believe that it has become an ideal way to satisfy the travel bug that many people have caught as a result of the pandemic, and together with Malaga, the Canary Islands, Milan, Lisbon and Asturias are currently the most popular destinations. most popular for digital nomads. .
In the case of Malaga, Rumbo.es indicates that “this province of Andalusia receives thousands of tourists every year, attracted by its culture, its heritage, its beaches and its climate; and now they also come to work remotely.”
According to her, the technological environment, the large number of business centers, coworking spaces, excellent Internet coverage, reasonable prices and quality of life also play a role. “These are indisputable arguments for choosing Malaga. If you can turn off your computer and go for a walk along Calle Larios, Alcazaba or Muelle Uno, you won’t want to leave,” the company explains.
Needs and preferences
However, digital nomads are not like tourists. They are considered part of society and bring much of their unique personal experience. For them, working from home also means the end of commuting, traffic jams and the bustle of big cities. And of course there are the beaches, which are very attractive for these workers: 44% of Spaniards have a beach in the background during a video call. Nevertheless, around 58% of those who took the survey also said they would like to be close to the countryside.
A change in climate to be able to take advantage of better weather is why 39% of remote workers have decided to work this way, and 35% said in the survey that they have a huge desire to s get away from the routine. Half of those who participated also said they needed to work in a room with lots of light and, above all, peace and quiet.
With these factors in mind, digital nomads can go looking for places to hook up their laptop and, at the same time, enjoy a beautiful setting away from home, or at least not too close to home. . “Some cities and even countries have made it an opportunity to get known beyond their usual attractions,” says Rumbo.es.
And that’s why Malaga has become one of the destinations that seems almost tailor-made for those whose work is online.