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co-living/working space for april/may + kitefoiling in/near Europe

Postby leeuwen » Tue Jan 18, 2022 2:38 pm

Hello,

I am looking at maybe working remote for a month in April/May timeframe in/near Europe.
What I am looking for:
* reasonably warm but wetsuit is ok
* spot suitable/with active scene for kite (foil) with on/side-shore winds or with good kite-rescue
* small and easy chop/waves or flat water
* quick & easy access to the kite beach from the living/work space

There are a couple of options I looked at but all the (co) work/living arrangements I found seem to be lacking either:
* proper desk + chair, preferably with the option to "go private" for meetings
* secondary computer screen to work on
I really rather not work just from my laptop on a crappy chair on one big shared table for a month.
Maybe I just have to go by car and bring my own secondary screen (and maybe even chair) but that would limit it to mainland Europe basically.

Anyone who has done this and has some good suggestions?

Thx :)

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Re: co-living/working space for april/may + kitefoiling in/near Europe

Postby vanart » Wed Jan 19, 2022 7:49 pm

You know or perhaps you feel why there are no answers to your big question?!
That place doesn't exist!
Sorry to be a bearer of bad news

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Re: co-living/working space for april/may + kitefoiling in/near Europe

Postby Toby » Wed Jan 19, 2022 7:55 pm

Drive down to Sardinia.
And found your spot.

Beautiful island with many options.

Check out the spots section on here and find all info.
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Re: co-living/working space for april/may + kitefoiling in/near Europe

Postby ieism » Wed Jan 19, 2022 10:29 pm

I'm not sure what exactly you need to live and work, and if that is budget dependent...

But my parents live in Calpe Spain in the winter months, and it's pretty easy to find cheap apartments there. There are in no way rich, and I've always wondered how they manage but apparently its just really cheap. There are lots of Dutch (old) people doing this, so it should be easy for you to find info. It's a terrible place, but if you're just there for foiling its OK I guess.

I've lived in France, Switzerland and Italy myself and its not that easy to find a cheap house in those countries at the moment.

Maybe Greece is an option too, or Croatia?

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Re: co-living/working space for april/may + kitefoiling in/near Europe

Postby Havre » Wed Jan 19, 2022 10:34 pm

Travelling with a car?

Sardinia is a cool place. Really enjoyed the people there and as Toby says got many spots, but I think you would need a car.

I haven’t been to Sicily, but looks nice as well. Amazing scenery and the villages look fantastic.
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Re: co-living/working space for april/may + kitefoiling in/near Europe

Postby Qman » Wed Jan 19, 2022 11:29 pm

El Medano in Tenerife is the best location I know that meets what you are looking for.

It has become a hub for (kitesurfing) remote workers.

There is a free rescue jet ski. The wind should be great for foiling at that time of year, you don't need a car, 3/2 wetsuit,. Computer screens are often for sale from people leaving.

There are a few co living spaces near by, but you would be better renting an apartment in El Medano and you can get on the water if you have a spare couple of hours between meetings.

Owners of apartments realise there is money to be made from remote workers so they normally supply desks and fibre internet.

There is a active remote worker / digital nomad social scene through various WhatsApp groups
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