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A hotel in Aruba is offering workstations on the beach for digital nomads - see the setup

A hotel in Aruba is offering workstations on the beach for digital nomads - see the setup
  • Boardwalk Boutique Hotel in Aruba has created two outdoor workstations for the digital nomad crowd.
  • The hotel can also set up indoor work stations in a guest's booked room, or casitas.
  • Last year, Aruba set up the "One Happy Workation" program to bring the "work from anywhere" crowd to the island.

Working from a tropical destination is no longer a dream with Aruba-based Boardwalk Boutique Hotel's outdoor "workation" setup.

Digital nomads became a hot topic lifestyle choice when long-term remote work became a necessity towards the start of the COVID-19 pandemic. As a result, companies adjacent to the travel industry, such as RV makers, started pandering to this "work from anywhere" crowd by adding amenities like desks, internet capabilities, and outlets.

Similarly, hospitality groups and tropical destinations have also started capitalizing on the remote work trend in an attempt to revive tourism. Last year, one of these locations, Aruba, launched the "One Happy Workation" program. Under this initiative, US visitors can stay on the island for three months without a visa.

Read more: An HR exec and her family are waiting out the pandemic in Barbados using the Welcome Stamp visa program and have 'zero regrets' - here's how they pulled off the big move

Boardwalk Boutique Hotel is just one of several Aruba-based hotels partaking in this program, offering both an indoor and outdoor "workation" setup for guests staying in one of the hotel's casitas.

Keep scrolling to see the hotel's outdoor setup that could make anyone's coworkers envious:

"With our guests often staying for multiple reasons and for longer periods of time came the request for a 'workable' environment," the hotel explained on its website.

"With our guests often staying for multiple reasons and for longer periods of time came the request for a 'workable' environment," the hotel explained on its website.
Boardwalk Boutique Hotel Aruba's workation desk. Boardwalk Boutique Hotel Aruba
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Guests staying in the hotel's casitas for remote work can request an indoor work station, which includes a computer, keyboard, mouse, and extra table.

Guests staying in the hotel's casitas for remote work can request an indoor work station, which includes a computer, keyboard, mouse, and extra table.
Boardwalk Boutique Hotel Aruba's workation desk. Boardwalk Boutique Hotel Aruba
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The hotel also boosted its WiFi speeds to help with remote work.

The hotel also boosted its WiFi speeds to help with remote work.
Boardwalk Boutique Hotel Aruba's workation desk. Boardwalk Boutique Hotel Aruba
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However, if you prefer to work by the ocean breeze, the Boardwalk Boutique Hotel also has you covered.

However, if you prefer to work by the ocean breeze, the Boardwalk Boutique Hotel  also has you covered.
Boardwalk Boutique Hotel Aruba's workation desk. Boardwalk Boutique Hotel Aruba
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Boardwalk has two outdoor work stations located by the pool and on the beach, which means no more stuffy cubicles or dimly lit home offices.

Boardwalk has two outdoor work stations located by the pool and on the beach, which means no more stuffy cubicles or dimly lit home offices.
Boardwalk Boutique Hotel Aruba's workation desk. Boardwalk Boutique Hotel Aruba
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However, digital nomads working at one of the outdoor desks are required to use a headsets during conference calls.

However, digital nomads working at one of the outdoor desks are required to use a headsets during conference calls.
Boardwalk Boutique Hotel Aruba's workation desk. Boardwalk Boutique Hotel Aruba
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Rates start at $250 nightly - depending on the season - for stays at or longer than 21 days and up to three months.

Rates start at $250 nightly - depending on the season - for stays at or longer than 21 days and up to three months.
Boardwalk Boutique Hotel Aruba's workation desk. Boardwalk Boutique Hotel Aruba
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