Best Tropical Islands for Remote Workers


Zenefits, a human resources software company, ranked the best tropical islands for digital nomads. They analyzed seven factors: population, average, temperature, WiFi speed, accommodation cost, average daily budget, ease of travel to the island from the US, and activities. According to their report, the best island to visit as a remote worker is the Dutch-Caribbean island of Curacao.

Among the benefits of becoming a digital nomad, the first one is the flexibility to choose where to work. With the acceleration of remote work, more countries are adapting their infrastructure to support the new wave of digital nomads. And, for those seeking to work under the sun and on the beach, Zenefit ranked the best islands to do so. 

Top 10 Tropical Islands to Visit as a Digital Nomad 

Zenefit created the ultimate list of remote islands for digital nomads considering: average temperature, population, WiFi speed, cost of living, daily budget, transport, and things to do and see. They evaluated 50 islands, and the ones that made the top 10 are:

  1. Curacao
  2. Koh Phangan, Thailand
  3. Fernando de Noronha, Brazil
  4. Easter Island, Chile
  5. Aruba
  6. St. Lucia
  7. Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands
  8. Little Cayman, Cayman Islands
  9. Moorea, French Polynesia
  10. Jamaica

Curacao ranked as the best island for digital nomads, as its highest average temperature is of 84.2 Fahrenheit, its one of the 20 cheapest islands to stay on, and it ranks top for internet speed (55.03 Mpbs) 


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