Everything you Need to Know About Pipa in Brazil

Ready for a sneak peek into Pipa, Brazil?
NOV 23
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This spot is a digital nomad's dream - think less office cubicle, more beach vibes.

Pipa is where your work view might include a stretch of sand and the occasional dolphin. Once a laid-back hippie hangout, it's now a favorite for folks who love their laptops and a bit of adventure.

Life here is about swapping your business attire for something a tad more beachy, and your coffee breaks for surf sessions. But don’t worry, it's not all play - there's a solid Wi-Fi signal for when duty calls! So, grab your gear, and let's check out Pipa, where work meets play in the best way possible.

Why Pipa?

Pipa stands out as a haven for digital nomads, offering an irresistible mix of natural beauty and a vibrant community.

With its stunning beaches, lush forests, and lively streets, Pipa is more than just a scenic destination; it's a lifestyle choice where work and pleasure blend effortlessly.

The town's laid-back atmosphere fosters creativity and productivity, making it an ideal spot for those who want to break free from the conventional office setting.

A Day in the life of a Digital Nomad in Pipa

Your day in Pipa might start with the sun peeking through your window.

After a refreshing morning swim or yoga on the beach, find your favorite spot in a café or coworking space with an ocean view to catch up on emails.

As the evening rolls in, join other nomads at a beach bar or engage in a local cultural event, experiencing the vibrant nightlife Pipa has to offer.

Bars, Restaurants, Clubs everything is a few steps away, you need just to choose the kind of music you like the most.

Local Eats & Hangouts

Pipa's food scene is a delightful fusion of Brazilian flavors and international cuisine.

Enjoy fresh seafood by the beach, traditional Brazilian barbecues, and a variety of vegetarian options. The town's lively bars and restaurants not only serve delicious food but also act as social hubs where nomads and locals mingle and share stories.

Some of the best restaurants:

El Farolito

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Typical Argentinian restaurant, with good vibes good prices and the best Entraña in town.

La Dolce Vita

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Italian restaurant with probably the best Pizza.

Casa Do Abacate

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Fish spot, in a scenographic area of the village, 100% chance of seeing Dolphins during your lunch.

Bodegarte do Dandão

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By far the most typical restaurant in town, this is pure Brazil, take a seat on the shadow, order a beer, and wait for the best Feijoada of your life. Don't forget to try the cachaça after!

Sr Croissant

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Perfect cafe in the heart of the city, delicious croissants and also some local pastries like pan de queijo.

Mabê Empório Gourmet

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Perfect place to find high-quality products for cooking, pasta, tomato sauce, amazing bread, also coffee and wine!

Housing & Co-Living Spaces

Whether you prefer a cozy hostel vibe or a more private chalet, Pipa has it all.

These accommodations are more than just a place to stay; they are communities where you can collaborate and grow.

Surfcamp Arara

Surf hostel with surf lessons included

Lagarto Na Banana

Just 13 minutes from Pipa's buzzing center and the marvelous Praia do Amor, our sharing community is the ideal place to connect with nature, yourself, and other adventurous travelers.

Casa Basilico Coliving

Food, adventure, and community, this is the best place for a digital nomad.

This is a concept Coliving, the idea is to create a real connection between people, without a strict schedule.

Casa Basilico travels around different locations bringing the sweet spot between focus on working and adventure, all surrounded by lot of pasta and cooking.

Pipa Nomad Village

A more pricey, all included accommodation in the city center.

Connect & Workspace

In Pipa, staying connected is easy. Phone connection works really well and most of the bars and cafes have WiFi.

The only dedicated Coworking spot is Mirante Da Pipa (https://www.mirantedepipa.com.br/) currently included in Casa Basilico Coliving.

My advice is to find your balance between working from your coliving/hostel and some cafe, being dynamic and ready to adapt to the conditions while enjoying the beauty of working in front of the ocean with the sound of the waves.

Leisure & Adventure Activities

Pipa is a playground for the adventurous spirit.

Beyond the well-known surfing spots, there are hiking trails through the Atlantic Forest, boat tours for dolphin watching, and opportunities for horseback riding along the beach.

The town's active lifestyle ensures that there's always something new to try, keeping your leisure time exciting and fulfilling.

Moving to the north with a (cheap) taxi you can go to visit Tibao Do Sul with the best view of the sunset and Dolphin watching.


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Bar/Restaurant with live music every weekend.

Creperia Marinas

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Best crepes in the area, perfect for a sunset dinner with other nomads. Be careful: only cash is accepted

Community & Networking

The sense of community in Pipa is palpable.

There’s an active WhatsApp group and a Discord. In the best season (November-March) there are always at least 60 nomads around, but the numbers are increasing.

Nomads come here from everywhere, but it’s really likely that you’re going to connect with people from South and North America.


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Fonte is by far, the best bar for networking in Pipa.

All the Digital Nomads in the area hang out here, music is amazing, and every night there’s something going on: DJ set, Live Music, Dancing.

Food & Drinks are great too, don’t forget to try the Burrata and the Margarita.

Practical Tips & Resources

Vida Hey Hey

Follow this page, you’re going to have weekly stories posted with the full list of all the cool events happening every day in the city.


Cards are widely accepted, but it’s way easier if you carry a bit of cash with you,

There’s an ATM in the city center: Maps Link

Conclusion: Embracing the Pipa Lifestyle

Pipa, Brazil, is more than just a picturesque destination; it's a lifestyle choice for digital nomads seeking a blend of work, adventure, and community. With its stunning beaches, vibrant culture, and a plethora of activities, Pipa offers an unparalleled experience for those looking to break free from the traditional work environment.

Whether you're sipping coffee in a beachfront café, connecting with fellow nomads at Fonte, or exploring the natural wonders of the Atlantic Forest, Pipa ensures every day is as fulfilling as it is exciting. The town's unique blend of relaxation and productivity creates an ideal environment for digital nomads to thrive.

As you immerse yourself in this dynamic community, remember that the true essence of Pipa lies in its ability to bring people together, fostering connections that go beyond the digital realm. So, pack your bags, bring your adventurous spirit, and dive into the life-changing experience that is Pipa. You might come for the beaches and the Wi-Fi, but you'll stay for the unforgettable memories and friendships you'll make along the way.

Welcome to Pipa – where your digital nomad journey transforms into an extraordinary adventure.

Life in Pipa, Brazil as a digital nomad

Fabio Deriu

Casa Bascilico Co-Founder

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