The 20 Best Destinations to Live and Work Remotely, According to Airbnb

Power up your laptop in paradise

Canary Islands Tenerife

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Remote work is here to stay, and Airbnb wants to make it easier than ever for travel lovers to pack up their laptops and log on from some of the world's most beautiful destinations.

The home-sharing service announced today that it plans to partner with 20 destinations worldwide to make it easier to work remotely as part of its recently launched Live and Work Everywhere Initiative. Airbnb will highlight 20 destinations they have identified as the most remote worker-friendly in the world in an effort to support local governments and revive tourism after over two years of travel restrictions.

As part of the initiative, Airbnb will create digital hubs showcasing "the best of local long-term stay listings as well as important information relating to entry requirements and tax policies." About one in five guests reported using Airbnb to work remotely while traveling in 2021, and long-term stays remain at an all-time high, more than doubling in size from early 2019.

Here are the destinations selected as the best for living and working remotely.

Baja California Sur, Mexico

Café Todos Santos in Todos Santos, Pueblo Magico, Baja California Sur, Mexico
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Bali, Indonesia

Bali Ubud
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Brinidisi, Puglia, Italy

Puglia
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Buenos Aires, Argentina

Buenos Aires, Argentina
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Caribbean

Beautiful Saint Lucia, Caribbean Islands
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Canary Islands, Spain

Las Teresitas beach and San Andres village, Tenerife, Canary Islands, Spain
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Cape Town, South Africa

Cape Town's Clifton Beach, South Africa
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Colombia

High Angle View Of Buildings In City At Sunset Cartagena
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Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Elevated cityscape of Dubai illuminated at dusk
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Friuli-Venezia Giulia, Italy

Red Bridge square and Great Canal, Trieste, Friuli Venezia Giulia, Italy
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Lisbon, Portugal

Tram, Lisbon, Portugal
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Malta

Malta
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Mexico City, Mexico

Mexico City, Mexico
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Palm Springs, California

Kimpton Rowan Hotel Pool in Palm Springs, California

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Queensland, Australia

Granite Bay, Noosa National Park
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Rural France

Most Beautiful Countries France
Martin Morrell

Salzkammergut, Austria

Austria, Salzkammergut, Lake Attersee

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Tampa Bay, Florida

Curtis Hixon Waterfront Park in Tampa
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Thailand

Most Beautiful Countries Thailand
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Tulsa, Oklahoma

Get paid $10,000 to move to Tulsa, Oklahoma.
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  1. Airbnb Newsroom. "20 Destinations Supporting Remote Work Around the World." July 6, 2022.

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