Digital Nomad Life in Negril, Jamaica
Summary: Negril, Jamaica is a popular destination for digital nomads due to its stunning beaches, laid-back atmosphere, and affordable cost of living. The population of Negril is approximately 11,000 people. The monthly cost of living for a digital nomad in Negril is estimated to be around $1,000 USD. The cost to rent a centrally located, one-bedroom apartment with high-speed internet access in Negril is approximately $500 USD per month. The best neighborhood to live in Negril is West End, as it is close to the beach and has a vibrant nightlife. The weather in Negril, Jamaica is typically warm and humid, with temperatures ranging from the mid-70s to the mid-80s Fahrenheit.
How do I meet people in Negril?
When we asked people living in Negril about club and activities where newcomers can meet others, they responded:
"Expats living in Negril often join clubs and activities such as yoga, sailing, and diving. Expats can also meet people by attending local events such as festivals, concerts, and art shows. Additionally, expats can meet people by joining local sports teams, attending church services, or volunteering with a local charity. Finally, expats can meet people by simply exploring the area and talking to locals in cafes, bars, and other public spaces," remarked one member in Negril.
What is life like in Negril?
About the Author
Betsy Burlingame is one of the founders of Digital Nomad Exchange and the Founder and President of Expat Exchange. She launched Expat Exchange in 1997 as her Master's thesis project at NYU. Prior to Expat Exchange and Digital Nomad Exchange, Betsy worked at AT&T in International and Mass Market Marketing. She graduated from Ohio Wesleyan University with a BA in International Business and German.
Some of Betsy's articles include 12 Best Places to Live in Portugal, 7 Best Places to Live in Panama and 12 Things to Know Before Moving to the Dominican Republic. Betsy loves to travel and spend time with her family. Connect with Betsy on LinkedIn.
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