Category Archives: Balearic Islands

Weather warning for Costa Blanca

Aemet has issued an yellow alert for Alicante, Valencia and the Baleares with rough seas with waves up to 3 meters. The warning applies to the Alicante province, Valencia Province…

Ban on tourist apartment rentals

The regional authorities in Mallorca has decided that it will be prohibited to rent out homes to tourists during the summer. The reason is that the rental prices in Mallorca…

Two imams arrested in Ibiza

On Tuesday, two Moroccan imams from the Masllid al Fath mosque in Ibiza were arrested by the Guardia Civil after expressing their support to DAESH. The two imams have repeatedly…

Considering a vehicle ban

The Ministry of Tourism in the Balearic islands are considering a ban that prevents tourists from bringing their own cars to the smaller islands in the summer months. The Islands of Mallorca, Menorca,…

Tax authorities using a drone

Taxation authorities has since 2013 been using a drone in Menorca to reveal different varieties of illegal construction works. This has been a great success for the government. We have…

Spanish island for sale

Isla de Espalmador located between Ibiza and Formentera has now been put up for sale and can be yours for 24 million euros. In fact the island lies within “walking distance” to…

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Stricter laws in Magaluf

An increase in the police force as well as new and stricter laws against antisocial behavior and public drinking is hopefully going to clean up Magaluf’s frayed reputation as a party destination….

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Fight against tiger mosquitoes

Palma de Mallorca has declared war against tiger mosquitoes, because of the last summer’s many complaints about these mosquitoes. The municipality has set aside 60,500 euros for this purpose. In…

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Motorcycles were auctioned

The Spanish Court auctioned 7 motorcycles seized from Hells Angels Spain. It was about seven large motorcycles of which five Harley Davidson with an estimated total value of 50,152 euros….

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Tour operator and airline sued

20 tourists became ill during their holiday in Ibiza, allegedly due to food poisoning. Jillian Hajrizi tells the Daily Mail that there were several things she reacted to in terms of hygiene…