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Escape to the Sierra de Cádiz and Work in Nature at La Colmena Rural Coworking Prado del Rey

Remote Workers

Get out of the house, improve your work-life balance, increase your productivity. Have more fun working in comfort and style.

Digital Nomads

Discover Prado del Rey and the Sierra de Cádiz. Amazing nature, exciting outdoor activities, great food, friendly locals, and an inexpensive cost of living.


Eliminate distractions, increase focus in a friendly and professional setting. Get advice, exchange skills and knowledge with your fellow coworkers.

How it works

Let us know when you'd like to come, or drop by anytime. Then, choose a desk, make a hot beverage, WiFi up, put some music on, and enjoy getting some work done!

Choose Your Option

Permanent desk

Fixed desk

Your personal space

These workspaces have been crafted to meet the needs of independent professionals and small teams. You'll appreciate having a personalized, permanent desk tailored to your liking, allowing you to arrange your computer and essential work equipment just the way you prefer. You'll have complete control over your workspace.

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Hot desks

Flexible desk

Freedom without obligation

Are you a digital nomad? Do you require a flexible workspace available when you need it? Perhaps you're just seeking a change of scenery from time to time? We recognize that life and business are constantly in motion and don't wait for anyone. That's why you can grab your laptop and work whenever it suits you at our location.

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Meeting room

Meeting room

Meetings and events

Do you need a stylish and private space for important client meetings? Do you want to gather your team for an in-person work session? Or do you need a place from which to run your videoconferences? Our meeting room is at your service.

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Private office

Privacy for you and your team

Looking for a private office to keep your team connected and product? We are planning on creating one with a capacity of 2-3 people. Let us know if you're interested, and we can speed up our plans to accommodate you!

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Virtual office

Professional business and postal address

Interested in establishing a professional business presence without the need for a physical workspace? Benefit from using our coworking space address as your business address and have your mail received and managed here.

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Sunset over Prado del Rey


We are located in the heart of Prado del Rey, in the Sierra de Cadiz. Prado del Rey is a beautiful Andalusian white village of 6,000 inhabitants. It is just a short drive, 1-2 hours, from some of Spain's major cities, such as Malaga, Seville, and Jerez.

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Via ferrata near Benaojan, Sierra de Grazalema

Things To Do

Situated right on the edge of the Sierra de Grazalema, you have access to adventure activities like hiking, canyoning, via ferratas, and rock climbing. The Sierra boasts renowned cycling routes. Try wine tasting, star gazing, bird watching, or yoga at the world-class Suryalila Retreat Centre.

Frequently Asked Questions

What is a coworking space?

At its simplest, a coworking space is an open-plan shared office space where anyone can rent desk space and come to work. More than that, it's a place to create community, share ideas and support each other. Read our blog post Coworking: what is it and how does it work?

What can I do in Prado del Rey?

This post shares our favourite restaurants, cheeses, bakery, outdoor activities, and more. Prado del Rey and the Sierra de Grazalema have a lot to offer. These recommendations are just a tiny personal taster.

Are we dog-friendly?

Yes! There are no regular dogs in our space, but they are welcome. We have had a few coworkers come and work short-term with their pets.

What are the benefits of using a coworking space?

Coworking spaces offer a better work-life balance, a flexible, collaborative environment with opportunities for networking, increased productivity, cost savings compared to traditional office space, access to resources and amenities, and a professional meeting setting.

How do I work at La Colmena?

Just get in touch and let us know when you'd like to come. You can come by day, week, or month: whatever best suits you.

Do I need a reservation?

A reservation isn't required for flexible desks. Still, it is usually recommended for dedicated desks and the meeting room to ensure availability.

I make a lot of phone calls, is that ok?

Yes, you can call at your desk or use the meeting room for more privacy.

Can I come just one day a week?

Yes, you can come by day, week, or month. The meeting room is bookable by the hour. See our prices.

How fast is the WiFi?

600MB, fiber optic.

What are the different plans available?

See our prices.

Are there any discounts for startups, students, or non-profit organizations?

We don't have a strict policy but come speak to us to see what's possible.

Can you help me find rental accommodation?

We can provide recommendations and help you search for accommodation in Prado del Rey.

What facilities and amenities are provided in the coworking space?

Flexible and fixed desks, WiFi, meeting room, heating and air conditioning, a small kitchen with tea and coffee facilities, microwave, and fridge. Chill-out area with sofa, bean bags, and a small dining table. Printing services can be arranged.

Do you organise social events?

We are planning to! We have a projector and screen for movie nights.

Can I book meeting rooms at the coworking space?

Yes, we have one meeting room with a capacity of 7 people. Get in touch to book.

What are the operating hours of the coworking space?

Generally, we're open 8am-8pm, depending on who is in the office on any given day. Get in touch before coming, just in case. For permanent desks, you get 24/7 access to the space.

Is there 24/7 access available for members?

Yes, permanent desks get 24/7 access.

Is there a trial period available for new members?

You can have a free trial day if you're considering coming for one month or more.

How do I reserve a dedicated desk or private office?

Get in touch. We do not have a private office currently, but we plan to create one. So, if you need a private office, let us know, and we can speed up our plans to accommodate you!

Do you offer any networking or community-building events for members?

We are planning on organising such events.

Can I bring guests or clients to the coworking space?

Yes! Guests can come for a while socially but need to rent a space if they plan on working.

Is there on-site parking or public transportation nearby?

Free public parking is available right outside the door. The bus station is a 5-minute walk from us.

Who else works at the coworking space?

The founders, Francesco, Italy, and Paddy, Ireland, are always around. And you can expect a mixture of diverse coworkers from around the world.

Do you have a meeting room?

Yes, we have one meeting room which can hold 7 people.

Do you have a kitchen?

Yes, we have a small kitchen with tea and coffee facilities, a fridge, and a microwave.

Where are the nearest airports and cities?

Jerez (50 minutes), Seville (1 hour 20 minutes), Malaga (2 hours 15 minutes).

What languages do you speak?

Spanish, English, French, Italian, Bulgarian, and Russian.

Do you have heating and air conditioning?

Yes, we have both.

What capacity do you have?

We have 11 desks, a mixture of fixed and flexible options. And the meeting room holds 7.

Do you have a printer?

We can arrange printing.

Do you have standing desks?

Not currently, but we can find a solution if you really would like one. Let us know!