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4 weeks Coliving & Coworking in Antigua
Guatemala is a place that will mesmerize you with its colonial architecture, volcano-specked landscapes, delicious coffee and a culture influenced by the Mayan empire. It's going to be the 2nd time will be back for a chapter in Antigua, Guatemala – a Central American destination we have little doubt will become a fast favorite of our Tribe.
Surrounded by Volcanoes
Guatemala is home to over 20 volcanoes, giving this country a unique enlivened energy that's palpable the moment you arrive. Our home in Antigua is placed right at the foot of several of these magnificent volcanoes, giving you the chance to marvel at their power on a daily basis.
Tikal Mayan Ruins
Step back thousands of years and let yourself become awe-inspired at the ancient limestone Tikal ruins, which were home to the largest indigenous population after Bolivia in all the Americas. The 6-square mile UNESCO site contains more than 3,000 buildings built by the ancient Mayan people, and is situated in the stunning Tikal National Park. Immersing in the ancient culture and architecture of the Mayan people is a stunning experience that many travel the world to see – it's all in your backyard during your month living in the cultural capital of Antigua, Guatemala.
A spectacular sunrise from a volcano with a view of even more volcanoes. Waking up at night from eruptions. A hike through several ecosystems upwards. It doesn’t get more impressive than conquering the volcano Acatenango.
Savor The World's Finest Coffee
If you're a coffee fanatic (and what nomad isn't?!), you're in the perfect place to explore some of the world's most delicious java. Spend your days working from local cafes while savoring some of the best coffee on the planet, then visit a coffee plantation to learn how Guatemala's coffee is made. One thing is for sure: your caffeine buzz in Guatemala is going to be one of the highest quality ones you've had!
Explore Local Cuisine
And of course - no trip to Latin America is complete without awakening your taste buds to the local street food culture, freshly caught seafood, and locally-inspired dishes! !
Antigua: Postcard Perfect Cultural Capital
We couldn't create a more perfectly colonial-style haven in Central America if we tried! Most visitors to Antigua leave absolutely charmed by this colorful, colonial city surrounded by volcanoes – and you'll get to call it home for a month.
Immerse in culture
You could spend entire afternoons wandering the charming alleys and exploring the shops, cafes, and architecture of this gorgeous city. Browse the local markets to pick up handmade crafts, immerse in the local food market scene, and just soak in the vibes of an authentic Latin American cultural capital like no other. It's the perfect place to learn Spanish, as you can sign up for classes in your free time!
Yoga and Hiking Galore
You'll hardly find a better destination than Guatemala for adventure, movement, and connecting back to your flow.
The sacred shores of Lake Atitlan have attracted adventurous souls and spiritual seekers for decades. Immerse in the healing powers of nature, practice yoga in the hippy-style town of San Marcos, and watch the sun set over the lake as you relax with friends. This is truly a place to escape the grind and connect back to yourself!
Our Home in Antigua
Our home in Antigua is renovated boutique hotel with stunning colonial architecture and magnificent mountain views from its private terrace. We've selected this place specifically with COVID front of mind – the ideal set-up during times with lots of outdoor community space: furnished rooftop terrace overlooking the city + mountain view, garden and an open outdoor dining/ coworking space. Most important 15 bedrooms, all ensuite.
We are going to stay 3 blocks from the heart of colonial downtown Antigua and lots of cafés and restaurants to explore (always with COVID precautions in mind).
The accommodation comes equipped with good internet (50 mbps fibre connection in the entire property), open common areas for work, a conference room with a large working table. A coliving setup that will make is easy for us all to be productive, feel comfortable, and have the freedom to explore this amazing country!
If you’d like to find out more about what it’s like to live in Antigua as a ‘digital nomad’, including internet speeds, cost of living, and coworking spaces, have a look at Nomad List’s guide. Internet speeds and stability is generally lower and less reliable for this region. But we always have MiFi devices with mobile data as backups in all homes to make sure that we can keep working productively if there are any stability issues.
What to Expect?
Adventure / Mountains / Culture / Relaxed / Nature / Jungle / Ruins / Volcanoes
- Accommodation: Renovated boutique hotel with stunning colonial architecture and mountain view
- Work Space: Conference room with big work table and multiple smaller tables spread out through the whole building, as well as outdoor work space on the rooftop terrace
- The Tribe: 20+ members
- Internet: Typical city internet speeds of 4 mpbs | Tribe accommodation speeds around 50 mbps
- Pace: Relaxed! Cultural destination, with access to nature and lots of opportunities for adventure and cultural immersion!
I’m New to This, How Does it Work?
WiFi Tribe is a membership-based community of remote professionals who travel together without sacrificing their careers. Our travel style is a bit unconventional–it's collaborative, community-focused, and even more fulfilling because we get to share it. Each Chapter is a moment in time where we colive, cowork, and explore a new country, getting our work done during the week and adventuring in our downtime.
Discover why we love to wander the world on our own terms.