The Covid-19 pandemic wreaked havoc all across the world when it first reached its peak in early 2020. Schools closed down, many people lost their jobs, flights were cancelled, and many companies suffered huge financial losses. The pandemic brought about a lot of changes in the way our world functions. School and college classes have gone online, seminars and webinars are being held virtually, and people can now work remotely from any location they prefer. Remote working is the new normal in a large number of firms globally. It has given people the flexibility to work for their firm from any part of the world. The tiny state of Goa has become a very popular spot for people who come to the state on a ‘workcation’. Many professional workers from different parts of India are seen in Goa, enjoying all that the state has to offer, and at the same time doing their work for their respective firms. Due to Goa’s rising popularity as a destination for workcations, many nice cafes have come up in Goa, which provide a nice and peaceful environment for remote workers to do their work using WiFi and at the same time enjoy some nice snacks and drinks. Here’s a list of the best co-working cafes in Goa for those planning a workcation in North Goa.
Café Bodega, Altinho
Starting the list of top co-working cafes in Goa is Bodega. This cafe is situated in the Sunaparanta Centre for Arts at Altinho in the heart of Goa’s capital Panaji. The cafe has a cool and pleasant vibe. It serves as an ideal place to work in peace and have a quick bite at the same time. The place is open from 8.30 a.m in the morning till 6. 30 p.m in the evening. It offers a variety of delicious food such as pizzas, burgers, sandwiches, and pasta to name a few. One can spend their whole day liaising with their office colleagues, replying to work emails, and doing other office-related work using the superfast WiFi available at the cafe. One must try the scrambled eggs with a whole-wheat toast along with a plate of smoked salmon and ham for breakfast. For lunch, one must try the chicken mole with scallion rice and tomato or the creamy garlic mushroom pasta.
Café de Goa, Saligao
Next on the list of best co-working cafes in Goa is Cafe de Goa. Cafe de Goa, located at Saligao, is a nice place to spend your day working remotely while munching on some delicious snacks at the same time. The cafe has a beautiful outdoor garden set-up and a comfy indoor sitting space as well. The service provided at the cafe is insanely quick! They have a well-curated menu and a variety of choices to choose from. Everything that is served at Cafe de Goa is simply too good!
One must try their Tomato Caprese Bruschetta, Chicken Sliders, and Fish and chips. The chefs at the cafe are kind enough to suggest some nice delicacies from their vast menu if you are confused about what to order! Also, the hospitality is very warm at the cafe. If you want to chill away from the crowd by nature and some scrumptious food, then this is the place you gotta be at!
Bombay Coffee Roasters Cafe, Fontainhas
Bombay Coffee Roasters cafe is a nice cosy coffee place tucked in the corner of a street in Panjim. It is spread over two floors. You have a seating area on the ground floor right next to the counter and then upstairs, there are some amazing comfortable couches with a business centre type table wherein you can sit with your laptop and get your work done. The place does have WiFi access, so it’s an ideal place for remote working. The cafe serves organic and healthy foods.
You must order their chocolate brownie, muffin, and hot chocolate. Their lemon cake is also good. Those who are vegetarians can order their iced latte with soya milk and any one of their vegan desserts! If you’re in Panjim and craving a good coffee, head towards Bombay Coffee Roasters Cafe without any hesitation!
Coffee Cove, Porvorim
The best part about this cafe is that though it is on a busy street with popular cafes around, it is calm, quiet, and cool. This air-conditioned cafe is the ideal place to spend a day working peacefully. The cafe is large with very few people at any given time, so there’s a lot of silence which allows you to focus on your work. For breakfast, one can try their Fluffy Omelette with Ham & Cheese along with Hot Chocolate. The coffee served here is quite good and the cookies are nice! After your meal, you can try their red velvet cookie and a crunchy brownie with ice-cream. Overall a decent place to eat.
Myles High Bakehouse, Patto
Lastly, concluding our list of co-working cafes in Goa is Myles High. Anyone who finds themselves in the Patto area of Panjim looking for a light meal with a decent ambience should visit Myles High Bakehouse. The cafe is very airy, spacious, and well lit. It is a nice place to relax and chill. You can have your choice of snacks, meals, desserts or something to sip from their collection of hot and cold drinks. The food offered is served in good portions and are reasonably priced.
The place is noted for their delicious sandwiches, salads, and burgers. One must try the California Blue, the Penne al funghi, the Hulk beef burger, and the blueberry cheesecake. They have nice pita pockets, salads, and thin-crust pizzas as well.
So, if you’re feeling bored working alone at home, head down to one of these excellent co-working cafes in Goa to work in a nice and peaceful environment, make new friends, and enjoy some lip-smacking snacks and drinks at the same time.