5 of the best laptop-friendly work cafes in Medellín, Colombia

Digital nomad destination - Medellin, Colombia, cafes to work in Medellin

Just as we might associate Berlin with the fall of the Berlin wall and Paris with the impressive Eiffel Tower, Medellín will always be notoriously linked with the late drug lord Pablo Escobar and his once sprawling Medellín cartel!

While once one of the most dangerous cities in Latin America, Medellín has been gently transforming itself into a modern and popular tourist destination and nowadays digital nomad hub for remote workers from the US and Canada as well as other parts of the world.

About Medellín, Colombia

Medellín, the 2nd largest city in Colombia after Bogota, is rich in local culture and warm people. Medellín is known as the city of eternal spring, boasting a comfortable spring-like climate virtually all year round. Medellín has a population of just over 2.5 million and is the capital of the Antioquia department of Colombia.

Flights are relatively inexpensive from the US, the cost of living is pretty low and there’s a thriving expat / digital nomad community already in place for when you arrive.

The quality of food, drinks, and hospitality, in general, is considered high while the prices are still reasonable, especially for digital nomads paid in pounds, US dollars or Euros.

Once you are in Medellín you’ll need to find, great cafes to remote work from offering free WiFi of course, as well as delicious food, drinks and the all-important coffee!

We’ve listed a selection of the most popular cafes to remote work beginning with the most popular EL Poblado district of Medellín. Please make sure to check back as we add more cool places to remote work from.

If you would like to recommend laptop-friendly cafes in Medellín you can suggest them in the comments section at the bottom of the page

Laptop friendly cafes to remote work in the popular El Poblado district of Medellin


Cra. 37 #8A-37, El Poblado, Medellín, El Poblado, Medellín, Antioquia, Colombia

Pergamino Cafe, El Poblado, Medellin, Colombia
Photo: Pergamino Cafe, Facebook

Pergamino Cafe is probably the very best-known and most popular work cafe for digital nomads in Medellin to meet, work and network in the popular El Poblado area.



Cl. 10b #36-38, El Poblado, Medellín, El Poblado, Medellín, Antioquia, Colombia

Peralmino cafe (10b), El Poblado, Medellin, laptop friendly cafe for digital nomads
Photo: Pergalmino, Facebook

In case the other Pergalmino Cafe is too busy or you’re looking for an alternative, try this one.



Calle 11a No 43b -9, Medellín, Antioquia, Colombia

Hija Mia Laptop friendly cafe, El Poblado, Medellin, Colombia
Photo: Hija Mia

Quality coffee roaster in the popular El Poblado district of Medellin. If you are serious about your coffee, Hija Mia Coffee has to be on your list of work-friendly cafes to get your work done whilst enjoying a lovely flat white



Cl. 8 # 43B - 132, El Poblado, Medellín, El Poblado, Medellín, Antioquia, Colombia

Urbania Cafe, Medellin, Colombia, laptop friendly work cafe with quality coffee
Photo: Urbania Cafe, Facebook

Great menu and relaxed vibes, free wifi and a good laptop-friendly work spot in Medellin. For more locations in the city, check out the website for more details.



Cra. 37 #8a-46, El Poblado, Medellín, El Poblado, Medellín, Antioquia, Colombia

Velvet Cafe Medellin - stylish laptop friendly cafe
Photo: Velvet Cafe, Facebook

Offering a tasty menu, stylish ambience and quality coffee., Velvet Cafe is a good place to grab your laptop, sip some coffee and get your work done in Medellin.


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  1. Hi! 🙂 I want to recommend you a great coffee just next to a beautiful park. Top-shelf food with fresh ingredients on a gourmet menu. The coffee is great and the service is second-to-none. They offer excellent internet and a laptop-friendly environement. The coffee is called La Gracia Al Parque. You can visit their Instagram profile here: https://www.instagram.com/lagracia_alparque or its website: http://www.lagraciaalparque.com

    Thanks a lot, have a great day!!

  2. Hello Andrea, thanks for your suggestion and info. We’ll check it out. Have a great day too!

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