Warm Remote Work Destinations in the European Winter

Considering a European winter workation? Discover 5 warm remote work destinations in Europe during the winter season.


Whether you live in Europe and want a break from the cold weather or you’re thinking of basing yourself there to work remotely for the winter, you’re in luck! While the winter season does bring cold temperatures to many parts of the continent, there are still multiple locations that have warm and ideal weather conditions all year round. From the jaw-dropping Greek islands to the gorgeous coastline of Portugal, remote workers shouldn’t have any problem finding a warm destination over the course of the winter season.

When looking for a location to work remotely in Europe during the winter months of December-February, consider these sun-and-fun filled convenient destinations.

🇪🇸 Mallorca, Spain

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Located off the southern coast of Spain, between Barcelona, and Valencia lies the island oasis of Mallorca. It’s one of the most attractive destinations to travel in Europe during the winter season, with an average high temperature of over 15 degrees Celsius. Over the past few years, it has gained popularity for remote workers and digital nomads from all around the world.

Mallorca is known for being one of the most interesting islands in Spain, with an endless amount of beaches, an immense blend of Spanish culture, mouth-watering cuisine options, and an exciting and vibrant nightlife. The capital city of Palma de Mallorca is the most ideal place to base yourself while working remotely in Mallorca, as it has everything needed for a long-term stay. The city is filled with various markets, cafes, and coworking spaces to choose from, 2 of the highly recommended being The Hub and Workation Palma.

🇵🇹 Faro, Portugal

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The entire country of Portugal is a hot spot for remote workers and digital nomads. There was even a new visa created specifically for digital nomads wanting to stay long-term in the country. Down on the southern coast, Faro is an attractive city for remote workers looking for a slow and immersive experience in Portugal, with a bonus of some of the most beautiful beaches in Europe.

Faro is an ideal base for exploring the southern tip of the country, and with the temperature averaging 17 degrees celsius in the winter, it has ideal weather conditions all year round. For a fantastic and convenient co-working experience, Faro has a good internet connection, secluded locations, and one of the best co-working spaces in the country, the Avenida Business Center.

🇬🇷 Corfu, Greece

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One of the best places for working remotely in the wintertime while visiting Europe is the jaw-dropping island of Corfu, Greece. It’s one of the biggest on the western coast of Greece and is known as a cosmopolitan of the Greek Islands. With a perfect mixture of beaches, mountains, and city, it has everything needed for a remote work destination.

Corfu has a coastline filled with resorts from budget-friendly, to large and luxurious. The island has a lot of cultural heritage and is an ideal place to dive deep into history and sightsee. Working remotely is easy, as there are many secluded areas and private co-working areas, such as the Cocohub, made specifically for digital nomads.

🇪🇸 Tenerife, Canary Islands

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The Canary Islands aren’t just an ideal remote destination in Europe during the winter, but they’re also one of the best remote work destinations period. Although the winter season brings cold temperatures to Europe, the islands are typically close to 20 degrees Celsius, perfect for beach hopping. Tenerife is one of the most majestic places in the Canary Islands and the infrastructure of the city makes it great for working remotely.

Working remotely in Tenerife is easy and convenient. There are an immense amount of co-working spaces, it’s not too touristy, and the views are out of this world. Santa Cruz is the most attractive destination being the capital city, and being culturally authentic, it’s easy to live like a local and really get the feel for everyday life in Tenerife. Additionally, the city is known for its nightlife, nature, and beaches, so you don’t have to worry about ever being bored on days when work is slow.

🇮🇹 Palermo, Italy

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The island of Sicily, located off the southern coast of Italy, is one of the dreamiest islands in the world, and a superb destination for winter in Europe. The capital city of Palermo is a hotspot for digital nomads, with a base full of all the facilities needed for a remote work experience, including ideal weather conditions and temperatures of 16 degrees Celsius.

With an incredible amount of cafes, resorts, and co-working stations, the possibilities for working remotely are easy to come by. During your free time, adventure to the coastline, wander through the charming village and indulge in delicious Italian cuisine. Basing yourself in Palmero will also allow you easy access to all other points of interest on the island.

Despite the cold and frigid temperatures in Europe during the winter season, there’s still a warm and sunny destination awaiting you, quite a few actually. We hope that you consider basing yourself on one of these 5 European destinations during your winter stay; we promise you won’t be disappointed.

Happy traveling!🌍

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