Lima

Lima, Peru

Lima is chaotic, edgy, historical and a gastromical haven. It's location next to the Pacific makes fish and seafood restaurants a must-visit in Lima. The city is built upon a valley surrounded by an extremely arid desert, and is the second-driest capital, after Cairo. Most of the 8.5 million people in Lima migrated from the Andes mountains in search of work, and there is widespread poverty in the city and neighboring areas.

Women digital nomads should be street smart when walking around in Lima. Like any large Latin American city, Lima has its fair share of crime. Be wary at crowded events and the areas around bus stops and terminals. These bring out pickpockets – even in upscale districts. Avoid walking around at night, it's preferable to take official taxis. Use tour guides or companies to visit downtown.

Lima is a popular destination for digital nomads in South America. Ultra-fast internet can be hard to find.

Summer (Dec-Apr) is hot and dry, with temperatures reaching 77°F to 95°F (25°C-35°C) or more along the north coast. In winter (May-Oct), temperatures are much milder, though with high humidity. The city is shrouded in a gray mist called garúa.

Coworking Spaces in Lima

Residencia

Residencia

Avenida Reducto 1518, Miraflores

Lima Coworking

Lima Coworking

Av. José Pardo cuadra 1, Miraflores

Ascèndio

Ascèndio

Calle Las Palmeras 184, San Isidro

Comunal Coworking

Comunal Coworking

Avenida Benavides 1180, Piso 7, Miraflores

Cowork Peru

Cowork Peru

Av. Primavera 543, 4th floor San Borja

StarsCamp

StarsCamp

Trinidad Morán 990 - Lince

Cafes with wifi

Don't want to work at a coworking space? Check out these cafes with wifi instead.

Places to exercise

Yoga

Lima Yoga

Lima Yoga has five studios in Lima, and teaches Hatha, Power, Iyengar, Prenatal and Hot Yoga among others.

Boxing

MMA & Boxing Club

Practice Muay Thai, Boxing, MMA and Jiu-Jitsu in Lima.

Surf

Pukana Surf

Learn how to ride a surfboard with Pukana Surf School in Miraflores.