Guide for digital nomads : Part 1: Zones to live in

Welcome to the Digital Nomads guide at Covive!

In it we will give you some recommendations to get to know and live to the fullest one of the most beautiful cities in the world.

In this first part we will tell you about some of the best neighborhoods to live in CDMX.

Mexico City (CDMX), formerly known as Distrito Federal, is the capital of Mexico, with about 22.09 million inhabitants as of 2021, making it the second most populated city in Latin America, only after Sao Paulo, Brazil.

Within its 16 Alcaldías, these are the best areas to live and get to know this city like a local:


Due to its cultural offer, nightlife, security and diversity of inhabitants, it is one of the preferred areas for young adults to live; it also has an excellent gastronomic offer, a variety of parks and green areas and it is one of the most central areas of the city since it is close to main roads such as: Paseo de la Reforma, Insurgentes Avenue, Viaducto Miguel Aleman, Circuito Interior, among others.


Main attractions:

    • Rio de Janeiro Square
    • Spain Park
    • Mexico Park
    • Café Quentin
    • Guillermo Tovar de Teresa House Museum


One of the most luxurious areas of CDMX, is characterized by one of the most luxurious avenues in the world, Presidente Masaryk, where you will find stores of brands such as Hermés, Gucci, Cartier, as well as a great gastronomic offer.

In its surroundings you can also find museums and shopping centers that increase its attractiveness, and you will also be close to business and coworking centers.


Main attractions:

  • Museum of Anthropology
  • Soumaya Museum
  • Antara Shopping Mall
  • Lincoln Park
  • Las Antenas Park


If you like to live in a quiet environment, in a centrally located neighborhood, with spaces for outdoor activities, Colonia del Valle is ideal for you, with an offer very similar to that of Roma/Condesa, but in a quieter environment, it is considered one of the neighborhoods with the highest added value and quality of life in the city.

Del Valle

Main Attractions:

  • Deer Park
  • Sunken Park
  • Fonda Margarita
  • The Chamorros of Tlacoquemecatl
  • Bigote de Leche Ice Cream Parlor


Ideal for both young people and families, its colonial architecture, cobblestone streets and downtown make you feel like you are in a magical town.

Its wide cultural and gastronomic offer, in addition to its vegetation and more modern areas make it a highly attractive place to live. And if you are just visiting, you can stroll through its streets, enter its old style churches and even eat in the market and see that it really feels like a world apart within the CDMX.


Main Attractions:

  • Frida Khalo Museum (Blue House)
  • Coyoacan Nurseries
  • Coyoacan Market
  • National Cinematheque
  • Café el Jarocho


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