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These Are The Top 5 Cities In Mexico For Digital Nomads This Year

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Looking for the best digital nomad hotspots in Mexico? These are the best cities in Mexico for nomads in 2024.

Mexico has become one of the most popular destinations in the world for digital nomads, but in such a large country, it can be hard to choose where to base yourself.

To help you decide, we've broken down the top cities in Mexico for digital nomads right now:

Street in San Miguel de Allende

Mexico City

Mexico City is the most popular city for digital nomads in Mexico right now.

This vibrant capital city has a lot to love. It's a world-class city offering great connectivity to the rest of the world via flights, making it a convenient base for digital nomads.

There's also no shortage of art, culture, food, and entertainment in Mexico City, so you'll never get bored. There's a big digital nomad community, with an estimated 150,000 living in the city at any given time.

And although you'll enjoy the benefits of living in a world-class city, you won't have to pay a premium: it's possible to live a good life in Mexico City for as little as $2,000 a month.

Historic church in Mexico City

Puerto Vallarta

Another digital nomad hotspot that is trending this year is Puerto Vallarta. This is the ideal base for nomads who want to be close to the beach.

Located on Mexico's Pacific Coast, Puerto Vallarta is a resort city that always has a ton going on. It's very popular with digital nomads and expats, so you can find a like-minded community.

Although Puerto Vallarta is home to some pricey resorts and hotels, you can find surprisingly good deals on apartments for longer stays. Living like a local in Puerto Vallarta is much cheaper than visiting as a tourist for a short vacation.

Puerto Vallarta aerial view

San Miguel De Allende

If living in a big city or by the beach is not your style, you may be a fan of San Miguel de Allende. It's a quaint, smaller city located in the state of Guanajuato. San Miguel de Allende is known for its gorgeous colonial architecture and sizable community of expats and digital nomads.

It was recently named the world's best small city by Condé Nast Traveler. The quiet, laidback charm and affordability of this city attracts many North American retirees to San Miguel de Allende, as well as a growing community of digital nomads.

If you want to be surrounded by history and culture and prefer a smaller city to a booming metropolis, San Miguel de Allende is a great place to spend some time.

Beautiful streets and colorful facades of San Miguel de Allende in Guanajuato, Mexico


Another one of the best cities in Mexico for digital nomads is Oaxaca. Capital of the state sharing the same name, Oaxaca is another smaller city with an amazing vibe.

This city is a great cultural destination, and it's known for hosting the biggest and best Día de Muertos (Day of the Dead) festivities out of anywhere in Mexico each year at the beginning of November.

There's a thriving digital nomad community in Oaxaca too. It's also a very affordable place to live as a digital nomad, with costs as low as $1,500 a month.

Scenic old city streets and colorful colonial buildings in historic city center of oaxaca mexico

Playa Del Carmen

Finally, Playa del Carmen is one of the best digital nomad hotspots in Mexico for beach lovers. This trendy beach city is exploding in popularity with digital nomads right now.

Located about one hour south of Cancun, Playa del Carmen is a fun and vibrant destination on the beautiful Mexican Caribbean coast. It's known for its great beaches and nightlife.

It's also very popular with digital nomads, with lots of cafes and co-working facilities and opportunities to connect with like-minded individuals.

Aerial View Of Playa Del Carmen Bounded By The Caribbean Sea, Mexico, Latin America

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Sunday 18th of February 2024

Very poor selection. Not "off path" at all.