Portugal is one of the best places to work remotely!
Remote work has gained immense popularity in the country, due to the ease of moving between any point of it while maintaining our daily routine.
If remote work was already a growing concept, with the pandemic crisis there was a huge explosion and more opportunities arise to work from anywhere and live in any part of the globe.
There are several fantastic and memorable places and Portugal is on the podium of that list. In this article, we are going to give you several reasons why Portugal is one of the best places to work remotely!
Despite being a small country, Portugal is geographically well located, allowing you to have the best of the various worlds.
To experience spectacular beaches there are fantastic places like the beaches of Serra da Arrábida, in Setúbal. But for people who love the countryside, you can also get to know the incredible rural landscapes, for example in Covilhã, very close to Serra da Estrela, where it snows in winter! In Lisbon – in the center – or Porto – in the north – you have access to various cultural and artistic spots of interest.
One of the reasons why Portugal is an incredible place to live is its climate! As you probably know, Portugal is one of the countries with the most balanced, mild and sunny climate. No intense winters or summers and this is one of the reasons why the country is so visited and praised by the tourists.
Did you know that the average annual hours of sun are 2806, in Lisbon? One of the highest within the European capitals and the temperature occupies the same place, with an annual average value of 17.5ºC. How excellent it is to work in a place with such a pleasant climate!
Portugal also stands out for its fantastic gastronomy, very rich and diverse.
The country’s geographical position allows for a variety of foods and diets: from the so-called “Mediterranean diet” with the production of wine, olive oil, and bread, such as the enormous Atlantic influence, which is reflected in a large amount of fish that can be fish or even delicious typical plates of the interior, such as stews.
Ending big with the typical Portuguese desserts, which descends a lot from the Portuguese convents and monasteries pastries of the sec. XVI.
Quality of life
To be one of the best places to work remotely, the quality of life must be also excellent – as in Portugal, and not only for the natives but for all immigrants and tourists who pass through here.
From the kindness of the people, the cultural diversity that is found and the cost of living, – which is still one of the lowest in Western Europe – in Portugal we can easily combine a good job with our favorite hobby. Not to mention security, which is one of the country’s greatest advantages, being the 3rd safest country in the world, according to the Peace Index.
In addition to these facts, many companies have been adopting the home-office concept in Portugal, thus allowing their employees to have a better quality of life and work from anywhere in the country, making it one of the best places to work remotely!
Teleperformance – one of the most solid companies in Portugal with more than 10,000 employees and a multilingual business model – created, in 2019, the TP Cloud Campus: a working model that allows you to work from wherever you want, anywhere in the globe and with job opportunities for various nationalities, since the company provides services in 36 languages.