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Girardota is a small town located about 30 minutes away from Medellin. It’s the ideal place for a day or weekend getaway. There, you can enjoy a quiet, natural environment, and even get some work done in a quiet cafe.
You don’t need to travel a great distance or look for specialized transport to go to Giradota. In fact, the metro system will get you there quickly and easily. And if you find the hustle of the city too distracting to get any work done, a visit to Girardota is the perfect solution.
Read ahead for the best places to relax in this traditional town so you can get your work done stress-free.
Habitat is a restaurant and coworking establishment seeking to offer pleasant experiences alongside delicious food.
In this restaurant, you can pick from a wide menu of international food, including lasagna, pasta, hamburgers, meats, and other dishes you can accompany with a cocktail or soda. Best of all, they offer a menu of the day at affordable prices in case you need to save some money.
Enjoy a coffee after your meal, and take some time to whip out your laptop and get some pending work done!
Habitat has a cool environment, with wooden chairs, and living and dining room tables. Their second-floor location creates a homey but modern environment.
There are also special days where live music is performed!
Alebrije Cafe Bar is located in Talpa, Girardota’s Cultural House, in the center of town.
This place feels like a traditional Antoquian house, preserving the architecture and colors historic to the area. It also has a backyard equipped with tables and chairs, surrounded by murals made by local artists.
This cool and calm cafe is a great place to get some work done. The facilities are cozy, and the wooden chairs are comfortable. Best of all, you’ll be able to enjoy some yummy food and drinks to keep your energy up while you work. If you need a break, step outside to the patio for some fresh air.
If you love art and discovering the culture of the places you visit, Alebrije is the ideal place to post up and get some work done. You’ll be surrounded by art, nature, and delicious food, and its location in a cultural house can expose you to events like live music, theatre, and even local soccer games!
Girardota, along with many other municipalities in the Medellin metropolitan area, has free Wi-Fi access zones.
In Girardota, the free wifi is located in the town’s main park. All you need to do to access the Wi-Fi is fill out a form with basic information, and then you’re all set!
You can hang out in the park and work if you want to be outside in a traditional Antioquian environment. But as it can become a bit uncomfy to work from a park, you’ll also have to option to go to any nearby cafe or store where you can sit, have a drink, and get your work done for the day.
Some local places and typical cafeterias of the town are:
Tostao Cafe y Pan
Girardota con Aroma a Cafe
Cafe La Clave
It’s an easy and cheap alternative to work in Girardota, as well as in many municipalities of Antioquia!