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Setback for Balearic Islands as Supreme Court rejects COVID-19 restrictions proposed after Spain’s state of alarm ends

This has come as a major setback for president Francina Armengol, who last week made it clear that she was determined to keep most of the current COVID-19 measures in place after May 9

Residents of Spain’s Balearic Islands will be given €100 holiday vouchers to spend on inter-island escapes this summer

In a bid to boost domestic tourism, the Balearic government announced that all residents of Formentera, Ibiza, Mallorca and Menorca will be able to benefit from this €11 million campaign

World’s FIRST sustainable ‘fast ferry’ will connect Spain’s Mallorca to Denia from this weekend

Priced at a startling €90 million, Balearia's Eleanor Roosevelt is the first ferry of its type in the world, operating with innovative natural gas engines

Balearic Islands determined to keep COVID-19 restrictions in place after Spain’s state of alarm ends

Speaking at a press conference this afternoon, government spokesman and tourism minister, Iago Negueruela, said they were working with a team of legal advisors to ensure that 'certain restrictions can be maintained' after May 9

Top holiday areas of Costa Blanca and the Balearic Islands in Spain want tourists to get free COVID tests

THE leaders of two of Spain's most foreign tourist-dependent regions want the European Union to pay for free PCR tests. The joint call came at...

Longer opening hours on the cards for bars and restaurants across Spain’s Balearic Islands

This morning, representatives of the government, including tourism minister Iago Negueruela, met with local business unions to discuss relaxing the current coronavirus restrictions on the sector

IN CRISIS: Restaurants in Spain’s Mallorca lose 80% of turnover due to COVID-19 restrictions as protest called on this...

According to the Association for Small and Medium Sized Businesses (PINEM), the restaurant sector has been 'discriminated against' and 'destroyed' as a result of the current coronavirus restrictions

British billionaire brothers expand real estate portfolio in Spain’s Balearic Islands

The purchases bring the billionaire brothers' property portfolio in Mallorca to a jaw dropping 1,335 hectares

Balearic Islands want to enforce 10pm curfew after Spain’s state of alarm ends in May

President Francina Armengol said she didn't just want to 'avoid coronavirus infections and deaths' by enforcing the curfew, but to also 'guarantee the summer tourist season'

Government of Spain’s Balearic Islands block anti-corruption investigation into vaccination of senior officials

An investigation had been opened over the controversial claim that six officials in Mallorca were among the first be vaccinated in the region

Jet2 scraps UK flights and holidays to Spain and all destinations until late June due to ‘uncertainty’

SPAIN'S struggling tourist sector has been dealt a fresh blow with news today(April 9) that Jet2 has suspended all flights and holidays from the...

Spain’s Mallorca wins lucrative deal with Discovery network to showcase island as sports destination

"We want to convey to the whole world that right now, our greatest attraction is that we are a safe destination for tourism," said Consell de Mallorca president Catalina Cladera

CURFEWS AND CLOSURES: How the end of Spain’s State of Alarm will change COVID-19 rules

SPAIN'S second State of Alarm is set to finish on May 9 if Prime Minister, Pedro Sanchez, has his way. The measure was introduced on...

MUST READ: Face masks will not be mandatory on beaches in Spain’s Balearic Islands IF these two conditions are...

Finally, clarification was given on the controversial new law and face masks will not have to be worn on any Balearic beach provided that two conditions are met

Police patrols stepped up in tourist hotspots across Spain’s Mallorca this weekend

In a bid to prevent a surge in coronavirus infections, the Balearic government and the Guardia Civil has launched a special operation to monitor areas popular with holidaymakers

Spain’s Balearic Islands want to relax measure forcing use of face masks on beaches

Balearic Health Minister Patricia Gomez said she has already appealed to the Spanish government for flexibility on this measure

Entry into Spain’s Balearic Islands restricted BUT residents can enjoy inter-island travel

This means that from March 26, entry into and out of the Balearic Islands will be prohibited unless for a justified

Interior of bars and restaurants to close in Spain’s Mallorca just weeks after reopening

THE Balearic government has ordered for the interior areas of bars and restaurants to close in Mallorca this week. In response to a surge in...

Spain’s Balearic Islands may enforce new restrictions after rebound in COVID-19 cases

With the COVID-19 incident rate jumping from 41.2 to 47 cases per 100,000 inhabitants in just one week, Balearic spokesman Iago Negueruela said the government 'will apply more restrictive measures at Easter'

Thousands of German tourists arrive in Spain’s Balearic Islands

Despite the German government advising against all non-essential travel, its removal of the Balearics from their list of 'at risk areas' caused an avalanche in bookings to the archipelago

This beach in Spain has been named one of the best in Europe by Lonely Planet

A LONG winding golden beach on the Trucador Peninsula has been named fifth in a list of the top 20 to visit in Europe,...

Negative PCR tests required by ALL domestic tourists to enter Spain’s Balearic Islands

Those that fail to present their negative PCR test could be hit with a €3,000 fine

Spain’s Balearic Islands warn tourists to respect COVID-19 restrictions

That's the stark warning sent to holidaymakers preparing to visit the Balearic Islands over Easter

International travellers must pass two COVID-19 controls at airports to enter Spain’s Balearic Islands

The Balearic Ministry of Health today revealed that all those arriving from countries outside of Spain will have to undertake a 'double verification' against COVID-19

Local business owners in Spain’s Mallorca demand longer opening hours in restaurants after current measures ‘cover just 30% of...

Faced with mounting debts acquired during the coronavirus pandemic, business unions have appealed to the Balearic government to 're-consider their current measures'

Benidorm and Costa Blanca tourist chiefs say Spain’s government is biased against them compared to Balearic and Canary Islands

TOURISM chiefs on the Costa Blanca have said they are not getting as good a deal from the national government as Spain's island destinations. The...




‘PEEPING TOM’ installed camera in his neighbour’s bathroom on Spain’s Costa Blanca

A 42-year-old man has been arrested by the Policia Nacional in Denia after he installed a spy camera in his neighbour's bathroom. The 'Peeping Tom'...