Un Lugar: the first co-working café in Gran Canaria

In the heart of the vibrant city of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria lies a unique haven for digital nomads, freelancers, and anyone seeking a laptop-friendly work environment. Un Lugar, although not a conventional co-working space, has revolutionized the concept of combining productivity with relaxation, all within the inviting ambiance of a café. Nestled near the picturesque beach area, Un Lugar has quickly become a favorite among locals and visitors alike.

A Cafe Slash Workspace: The Un Lugar Experience

Un Lugar is a captivating blend of a cozy café and a laptop-friendly workspace, providing an ideal setting for deep work and creative inspiration. The café’s interior is thoughtfully designed, boasting a simple yet effective decor that promotes focus and tranquility. This distinctive atmosphere, coupled with the pleasant vibe, sets the stage for a productive workday.

Un Lugar has the best filtered coffee in Las Palmas de GC I found so far. Very friendly bartender.
Vojtech | 18-01-2023

One of the standout features of Un Lugar is its commitment to meeting the needs of its diverse clientele. The café opens its doors at 9 AM, welcoming early risers and those eager to kickstart their day with a dose of caffeine and productivity. The café’s staff is known for their thoughtfulness, friendliness, and attentiveness, creating a welcoming environment where patrons feel valued and at ease. The staff speaks English.

Culinary Delights: Gluten-Free Chocolate Cookies by Bakery de Stefano

Un Lugar’s dedication to enhancing the visitor experience extends beyond its workspace offerings. The café proudly partners with Bakery de Stefano, a reputable high quality bakery in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, to provide a delectable treat for its patrons. The gluten-free chocolate cookies with a sprinkle of salt on top have become a hallmark of Un Lugar. These delectable delights, crafted by the skilled artisans at Bakery de Stefano, perfectly complement the café’s specialty coffee selection and add a touch of indulgence to the workday.

Un Lugar

Pet friendly

Un Lugar’s commitment to providing a unique experience shines through in its coffee offerings. While some reviews note that the coffee might not meet the highest standards, it is undoubtedly a standout option in the beach area. The café’s dedication to serving quality coffee, combined with a welcoming staff, ensures that visitors have a reliable and comfortable spot to work and unwind. On top of that, the café is pet-friendly.

The popularity of Un Lugar among digital nomads has led to its recognition as the first co-working café in Gran Canaria. With its inviting atmosphere, supportive staff, and laptop-friendly amenities, Un Lugar has become a haven for those seeking a blend of productivity and relaxation.

Summer Hours and Sustainable Growth

Un Lugar remains open year-round to accommodate the diverse needs of its patrons. During the summer months, the café operates on adjusted hours, closing at 3 PM instead of the usual 5 PM. This temporary change allows both visitors and locals to enjoy the café’s offerings while embracing the vibrant energy of the summer season.

As Un Lugar continues to thrive in the ever-evolving landscape of cafés and workspaces, some questions arise about its sustainability. Balancing the needs of remote workers with the café’s operational viability can be a challenge, especially when visitors spend extended periods without consuming large quantities. However, the café’s unique concept, dedication to quality, and the support of its patrons have positioned it well for continued success.

A Blend of Comfort, Productivity, and Indulgence

Un Lugar in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria has redefined the traditional café experience, seamlessly merging productivity with relaxation. Its innovative approach to creating a laptop-friendly workspace within the cozy confines of a café has made it a standout destination for digital nomads and locals seeking an inviting environment for work and leisure. From the thoughtfully designed interior to the partnership with Bakery de Stefano (website, link opens in new window) and the commitment to quality coffee, Un Lugar provides a distinctive blend of comfort, productivity, and indulgence that sets it apart as a gem in the heart of Gran Canaria’s vibrant landscape.

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