Lisbon offers many advantages for remote workers, whether you want to set up a long-term base in the city or visit for a brief workation.
The city is well connected with a strong transport infrastructure, internet connectivity is fast and reliable, and it’s generally a very safe place. Not to mention it is a beautiful city with lots of history and culture to explore while you’re here!
It’s no surprise, then, that coworking culture has thrived in Lisbon. Coworking spaces can be found all over the city, in many different shapes and sizes.
For those who fancy a more cafe style vibe, we have done some hunting and have some amazing free recommendations for you here.
If you are working for yourself or tired from being distracted at home and want to mingle with like-minded people, we have made a list of 5 of the best co-working spaces in Lisbon. Here are our recommendations:
- Second Home
- Idea Space Palacio Sotto Mayor
- Lisbon WorkHub
- Outsite Cowork Cafe
- Avila Spaces Atrium Saldanha
1. Second Home Lisboa
Second Home Lisboa offers workers a very unique coworking experience with 1000 plants inside, making the space resemble a real jungle. The eco-friendly building is an open, vaulting space with a lot of natural light flooding in and natural ventilation.
Cool vibe, good-quality chairs, loads of natural daylight make for a comfortable work experience. A unique coworking space offers a variety of workspaces including breakout spaces, hot desks, dedicated desks, meeting rooms and private offices. Don’t forget, that at Second Home you will form genuine connections too!
The workspace is open Monday – Friday 8 am – 10 pm.
2. Idea Spaces – Palacio Sotto Mayor
Idea Spaces is a large coworking space in Lisbon offering a variety of desks options. The community is full of energetic entrepreneurs, small business owners and freelancers.
Amenities of a workspace include several meeting rooms, a large auditorium, phone booths and desks equipped with comfortable ergonomic furniture. Come and visit a workspace for a day with a free day pass!
3. Lisbon WorkHub
WorkHub is based in an amazing art deco warehouse in the Marvilla neighborhood. At WorkHub you can have a desk or an office, in addition to being able to enjoy several shared spaces, such as meeting rooms, the pantry or the lounge.
The workspace also has warehouses where it is allowed to store company files or products and encourages to join a community that can help to solve any problems. Chill out and take a break on the balcony and enjoy the warm Lisbon sun.
4. Outsite Cowork Cafe
Outsite Cowork Café is a place where Lisbon’s coworking scene and coffee culture meet. Set away from the main road and a couple of blocks back from Cais do Sodré station, it is a cosy, intimate coworking space where you will never be short of refreshments.
It offers plenty of desks, meeting rooms, fast Wifi and coffee on tap. Outsite is a modern space designed for locals and travellers to caffeinate, cowork and collaborate – together!
5. Avila Spaces – Atrium Saldanha
Avila Spaces are one of Lisbon’s newest coworking spaces. A coworking space inside a shopping complex is quite a quirky and unusual concept. The workspaces at this new site provide a blend of open-plan and privacy.
There are communal table areas and lounges where you can hotdesk and work around others, as well as a bright and well equipped kitchen, which is a focal point of social interactions. But you can also find quieter spaces when needed. Personal booths, meeting rooms and a library area are integrated seamlessly into the layout.
So what next?
If you’re new to Lisbon’s coworking scene or just looking for something a little more special than the average commercial chain offering coworking then head over to Othership to see our range of free & unique workspaces.