Cancun is one of the top international destinations for digital nomads, who chose the popular resort location for its excellent accommodation, cheap prices, and dynamic lifestyle. Hotels in the area are increasingly aware of the growing demand for this segment of the travel market and have begun promoting new work packages to attract more freelancers and remote workers.
Cancun and the Mexican Caribbean are known to attract all kinds of visitors: from millions of tourists who travel there to catch a break from it all to celebrities looking to find peace of mind. But increasingly, the popularity of the crown jewel of the Mexican Caribbean is soaring among a new type of traveler: digital nomads.
These mobile, international, and online-based employees work from home, meaning they can essentially travel whilst getting work done. That’s why many have their eyes set on Cancun, as the resort destination abounds with affordable accommodation and plenty of Caribbean hospitality.
Although digital nomads are free to work from practically wherever, they still need a few basics: safety, a stable internet connection, and a place to sleep, among other things. Hotels and resorts in Cancun are slowly but steadily beginning to offer packages tailored to the needs of digital nomads.
According to Marco Antonio Erosa, head of the National Chamber for Telecommunications and Information Technologies, there is a growing demand in the post-pandemic world for online-based freelancers and digital nomads. The body is working closely with a number of hotels to improve the availability of facilities and amenities that attract remote workers.
These Hotels Are Offering Work Packages For Digital Nomads
More and more hotels and resorts in Cancun are launching promotional offers and dedicated work packages for remote employees. Below is a quick summary of some of the top places to stay on your next workation in Cancun.
Villa del Palmar
Villa del Palmar, a 4-Diamond resort, is offering guests a workaction package that is designed to take care of workers’ needs. The all-inclusive resort offers special amenities to keep employees productive, such as lunch served daily to guests’ rooms. Guests will also stay relaxed thanks to complimentary massage service, as well as regular in-room coffee breaks. The resort’s premium Wi-Fi means visitors won’t lose their connection during important business meetings.
The luxury resort’s rooms take comfort to the next level, with deluxe amenities and views of tropical surroundings. A 4-night stay for two guests at Villa del Palmar costs $1,893.
Margaritaville Island Reserve Riviera Cancún
Margaritaville Island Reserve Riviera Cancún is another famous resort in the Caribbean destination that is hoping to attract more remorse workers. The company’s ‘Work from paradise’ deal is available for bookings until December 20 this year for stays until December 31, 2023.
The special deal offers guests up to 25% off on stays of 10 days or longer, in addition to several productivity-boosting perks. Whilst the package is great for freelancers, it’s also a good choice for office employees who have the flexibility to work from the tropics. The resort offers guests a dedicated private office space fully equipped with all the necessary office tools and supplies. The 5-star all-inclusive resort is right next to the beach in the beautiful resort area of Puerto Morelos, where guests can kick back after a day of hard work.
Smart Cancun by Oasis
Smart Cancun is located on the city’s main avenue in downtown Cancun. With a sleek and practical design, the hotel is perfect for short and long-term stays. The hotel also has dedicated business halls and other conference venues, meaning you can easily bring the whole team for an extended stay.
Digital nomads can opt for the Workation Suite, which is especially suitable for conducting online work in premium comfort.
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