Work in Paradise in These Digital Nomad-Ready Philippine Islands

Work abroad ? Why not work in paradise? Take your pick from these digital nomad-ready Philippine islands for a truly achievable work-life balance.

Work abroad ? Why not work in paradise? Take your pick from these digital nomad-ready Philippine islands for a truly achievable work-life balance.

You don’t need to be confined to an office to do your job. This is one of the biggest lessons from the pandemic’s disruption of daily life. The downside, however, is being locked away for hours in your home office and seeing the same view day after day.

Now that travel restrictions are easing with health and safety protocols well in place, you can do your scramble anywhere, literally. Why settle for a high definition virtual call background when you can just sit by one of the world famous beaches in the Philippines while you attend a meeting? Here are some of the best work destinations in the country with tropical weather, charming and friendly locals, and great deals to get the most out of your budget!


Feel the finest white sand with the lapping of the beach waves at the edge of famous Boracay Island. It primarily catered to travelers looking for a quick getaway from the hustle and bustle of the city, but is now rebranding itself as a sustainable destination where long-term visitors can thrive. Many accommodations offer monthly rental packages allowing you to focus on work and play without breaking the bank.


Cebu is the queen city of the southern Philippines due to its strategic and economic importance. It enjoys a natural location advantage, located in the middle of Luzon and Mindanao, and has become a center of commerce. It also boasts of centuries-old traditions, natural landscapes and colorful underwater scenes. With many established coworking spaces, Cebu is a great choice for those who want to enjoy both city life and easy access to adventure destinations.


Experience La Union’s charming surftown vibe while working remotely, in one of the country’s most popular work destinations due to its proximity to Manila. It offers many working packages from the beach with your choice from comfortable bahay kubo to contemporary style accommodations at affordable rates. Digital nomads can take a quick swim and surf during work breaks or just feel the La Union breeze any time of the day.


Would you like to work in the surf capital of the Philippines? Siargao is sought after for its world-class waves, hidden lagoons and turquoise tide pools, even at the height of the pandemic. There are a variety of accommodation options, ranging from affordable to luxurious, and an array of digital nomad-friendly locations, from beachfront villas to roadside cafes. Savor fresh island cuisine and chat with friendly locals after your shift.


Davao City is known for its bustling economic activities and the third largest urban center in the southeast of the Philippines. Consider this place as one of your starting points and you will benefit from it in many different ways: a very affordable place to live, a quiet lifestyle, known as one of the safest neighborhoods in the country, less traffic and surrounded by nature, from the mountains to the sea. It’s also home to Mount Apo, the highest peak in the Philippines, grab a bag (or two!) of Civet coffee and taste the popular fruit Durian. Set aside about a day to rest and relax on Samal Island.

Your upcoming job is guaranteed to be safe, fun, convenient and economical, especially when you choose to book a trip to the Philippines! Download the app now for the latest travel updates.

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