A Digital Nomad Village in Brazil Is Set to Open in November 2022

This Brazilian Surf Town Is Opening the First Digital Nomad Village in South America

Burnt out and restless? Let’s go work in a Brazilian paradise.

Olá! Remote workers seeking inspiration in an idyllic setting can now set their sights on Brazil, where a new digital nomad village is rising on the sun-drenched shores of Pipa. Nestled in the Northeastern region, the project offers wanderlust-driven workers the opportunity to live, work, and play in a digital nomad village in Brazil. Coastal landscapes, balmy weather, and delicious caipirinhas — it all sounds like a dream!

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A place for digital nomads in Brazil

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Different countries invite remote workers to visit their shores with special digital nomad visas that allow longer stays than the typical 90-day tourist visa. Travel-hungry employees have a wealth of destinations to pick from, from Southeast Asian islands to European cities. After all, most remote workers only really need a laptop and WiFi to do their job from anywhere in the world!  

Now, Brazil is making it even more enticing to choose its shores as your next destination. The country aims to build a whole village dedicated to remote workers. It’s the first one of its kind in South America. Based in Brazil’s northeastern state of Rio Grande do Norte, the project will run from 1 Nov 2022 to at least 30 Apr 2023.

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What to expect in the nomad village

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Behind this nomad village in Brazil is NomadX founder Goncalo Hall. Hall previously opened a similar village concept in Madeira, Portugal. Touted as Europe’s first digital nomad village, the nomad village in the cove of Porto do Sol made it easy for remote workers to settle in and work in Portugal. Perks include free coworking spaces, plus assistance in finding accommodations and fun activities. The soon-to-open digital nomad village in Brazil shares the same concept and likely similar benefits!

Not only does the project create long-term travel opportunities for remote workers, but it also provides a boost to the local economy as it recovers from the pandemic.

NomadX helps prepare the town of Pipa for the surge of digital nomads in Brazil, ensuring that necessities are in place, such as accommodations and WiFi. Community managers on the ground help bridge the gap between digital nomads with local businesses.

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Moreover, travellers will easily fall in love with the locale. A small and youthful surf town, Pipa is a laidback destination where slow travellers can escape the mad tourist rush in more popular destinations like Rio de Janeiro and Sao Paulo.

Pipa is home to a bevy of pristine beaches, such as Pipa Beach that features breathtaking scenery. Surfing with dolphins at Madeiro Beach is a popular activity. Meanwhile, the larger swells in Lajão are a favourite of more advanced surfers. From secluded coves to buzzier shores, every sun chaser will find their dream beach in this quiet little town.

With the digital nomad village in Brazil, Pipa offers wandering workers the chance to live in a postcard-pretty place while making a living. Sun, sand, and surf — what else do you really need?

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What are the requirements for a Brazil digital nomad visa?

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Any traveller earning US$1,500 every month qualifies for the Brazilian digital nomad visa program. Alternatively, you can present a bank account with a minimum savings amount of US$18,000. Other requirements include a valid passport, health insurance covering Brazil, proof or certificate of a criminal-free record, and a document proving your work status.

With this special visa, freelance, remote, and self-employed workers can live and work in Brazil for up to 12 months. If you haven’t gotten your fill after a year as a digital nomad in Brazil, the visa can be renewed for another 12 months.

Also read: Digital Nomads Can Apply for a 10-Year Visa to Thailand From Sep 2022 

Are you booking your plane ticket yet? With the new digital nomad village in Brazil on the rise, there are few places better to be a remote worker than in Pipa. Muitas felicidades!

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Celia Grace Nachura
Celia Grace Nachura

There are very few things Celia won’t do for a good story, but her favourite ones always involve the beach, animals, or any type of outdoor activity. She’s been writing for as long as she can remember, and can usually be found typing away at home with her cute dogs at her feet. Away from work, she spends most of her time trying out every hobby she can get her hands on, from running to crocheting to baking (she’s pretty okay at most things that don't involve cooking).