FAQ

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Location
Paradise unlimited
  1. What's it like living in Las Palmas?
Las Palmas is a very relaxed ocean-side town with a great atmosphere for travellers. Normal business hours are 8-6 Monday through Friday, businesses tend to take a few hours off in the middle of the day. On Sundays the majority of shops are closed. Saturdays and Sundays are always full of local events, from small festivals to live music.
2. Are there many digital nomads in Las Palmas?
There are several meetups per month for digital nomads (a great starting point). Expect to meet other digital nomads at Restation and at our friends' events. We are in the hot spot for remote work, you will never miss company.
3. How big is the city?
The population of Las Palmas is close to 450.000, the city is divided on several areas, and we are right at the beach zone.
4. What area of Las Palmas are you at?
Our zone is Las Canteras beach, a 5-kilometer long promenade and a touristic area. We're far from the very center of Las Canteras and don't have crowds of tourists just here, but the vibes are great.
Canteras beach. As cozy as it is.
Accommodation
Love your neighbour
1. What's included?
Comfortable double bed, bed linen, towels and all essentials are provided. You're welcome to use shared spaces - living room, kitchen and mini-office within the coliving.
2. How far is the beach?
The beach is 2 minutes down the road. We have beach umbrellas for you!
3. How big are the rooms?
Each room has a comfy double bed.
4. Are showers shared?
Yes, bathrooms are shared.
5. Can I share a room with someone?
We have accommodation for couples, but we don't make you share a room with other folks unless you guys travel together.
6. Are there any supermarkets around?
Yes, just within 30 metres there is a big supermarket. You can get anything from pre-cooked food to fruit/veg and essentials there.
Team Stay
Bringing folks on board
  1. What size of teams can you host?
We are open for teams up to 20 people.
2. Can we all work together?
Restation office is made for teams to collaborate and work on joint projects. All the space is yours.
3. Some of our team members are traveling with partners and children. Can you accommodate all of us?
Yes, team accommodation is sorted upon request. We have twins, doubles and family accommodation (studios) for the time of your stay.
4. How child-friendly is the area?
Las Palmas is very child-friendly. There are playgrounds at every corner and if your team needs a babysitter, we can always arrange for one.
5. Meanwhile the core team is working, what kind of entertainment can be provided for partners?
Watersports, shopping, local area tours and many other options are on our list. Get in touch for more details!
6. Can you take care of logistics?
We can arrange your flights, transportation to/from airport and transportation within the island if you decide to go on a group tour.
Ready to make your team more productive?
We'll get it covered for you.
Office
We work because we love this shit
  1. Do you have printer and scanner?
Yes, you're welcome to use printer and scanner if you stay with us.
2. How fast is WiFi?
The connection is very fast and is never down. We have a backup line in case there are some interruptions.
3. Is coffee provided?
Tea/coffee station is there at the office and is free of charge.
4. Can I store my equipment at the office?
Yes, if you prefer to.
Getting there
Adventure or a direct flight?
1. What's the easiest way to get to Las Palmas?
There are direct flights to Las Palmas with RyanAir, EasyJet, Norwegian and other European airlines. Alternatively (if you're feeling adventurous) you can fly to Tenerife and take a ferry.
2. What's the nearest airport?
LPA (Las Palmas de Gran Canaria) is the nearest airport.
3. How long does it take to get from the airport to town?
Las Palmas is within 30 min drive or bus ride from the airport
4. How much is the ride from the airport?
Taxi from the airport is EUR 30 (flat fee), most taxis accept credit cards. The bus ride is about 2,95 EUR (take the bus to Santa Catalina bus terminal to get to Restation).
5. Can you arrange a pickup service?
Yes, let us know that you need one and we will have a taxi waiting you at the airport.
Visa
Please, Mr. Counselor!
1. Do I need a visa to The Canary Islands?
Gran Canaria is Spanish territory, so if you have EU residency permit or passport, you can enter visa-free. If you are coming from a visa country, make sure you apply for a tourist visa in advance.
2. Can I get a visa invitation from Restation?
You need to confirm your stay to get one, so get in touch as soon as possible!
3. Can I get a working visa if I'm working at Restation?
No, normally our guests are coming with business or tourist visas.
Food
A desicion-making point
1. Is there a kitchen?
Fully-equipped kitchen is there for you.
2. Is food included?
Food is not included, but there are many places to go out to around (if you don't prefer cooking) and home delivery service with a diversity of restaurants works until late night.
Ready to apply?
Surfing
Increases your productivity
1. What time of year can I surf?
Any time! There will be different level of waves at different spots, but we will show you the different spots according to your ability level.
2. How far is the surfing beach?
Minutes walk. Las Palmas has the surf spots just within the city, and if you feel like exploring new places, there are more locations within 15-40 min drive. However, we love our city location. Most of the coworkers at Restation choose to surf at Cicer, that is just in Las Palmas by Canteras beach.
3. How many surf spots are there?
More than 10. Even if you stay for a few months, you will still keep finding new and exciting stuff.
4. Can I bring my own sports equipment?
Sure! If you need space to keep it - we can always sort it out, let us know in advance.
5. I'm new to surfing, but very curious
We can arrange a beginners' class or a course for you. You can stand up on a surf pretty quickly!
Cost of living
Affordability is key
What's the weather like in Gran Canaria year-round
Weather
Jacket? No, thanks.
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Headquarters: Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Spain | E-mail: team@restation.co | 0034 69-44-23-016

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