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FACE MASKS: What you need to know about Spain’s new proposals for beach, pools and waterparks

NEW proposals over wearing masks on beaches are being discussed today (April 7) between the Health Ministry and Spain's 17 regions. A mandate was announced...

‘Smart Cameras’ return to make beaches Covid safe in Easter Week on Spain’s Costa Blanca

ORIHUELA CITY Council has announced that it’s 11 beaches will be safe and ready for this coming Easter weekend. Luisa Boné, the local Councillor for...

Beaches popular with expats to open with lifeguards over Easter on Spain’s Orihuela Costa

ORIHUELA COSTA beaches will be open over Easter Week, with lifeguard and surveillance services in operation at all 11 sites. With the arrival of Holy...

Council to spend over €9,000 a day controlling beach access for next two years on Spain’s Costa Blanca

TORREVIEJA has approved a contract worth nearly two million euros for access to its beaches to be controlled until the end of 2022. The Ordinary...

TOP MARKS: Up to 45 stretches of coastline in the Valencian Community classed as having ‘exceptional environmental value’

UP to 45 beaches throughout the Valencian Community have been granted top marks in a new environmental study by the regional government. The autonomous community’s...

SAVE OUR COAST: Spanish ministry announces urgent project to regenerate the shoreline off Valencia’s Cullera

CULLERA (Valencia Province) will recover the historic sand dunes that dotted its shores more than 60 years ago in a bid to prevent coastal...

Tourists recognised for contribution towards ‘positive’ results after summer season closes on Spain’s Costa Blanca

ORIHUELA Council closed the 2020 Summer Season this week and looked back over a very challenging time. The Councillor for Beaches, Ramon Lopez, joined with...

130,000 TONNES of rubbish removed from Malaga beaches this summer – 40% LESS than last year, while lifeguard interventions...

MALAGA beaches close the 2020 summer season with 3,884 lifeguard interventions compared to 2,976 in 2019. The Mayor of Malaga, Francisco de la Torre, accompanied...

Will I get fined for smoking on the beach in Spain’s Andalucia?

A whooping €600,000 fine can be issued in cases where authorities consider that the health of more than one hundred people has been jeopardised

Marbella to close its beaches at night in attempt to combat COVID-19 on Spain’s Costa del Sol

The tourist hub, popular with Brits, will see the measure effective as of 21:30 hours today.

Families ignoring COVID-19 restrictions to set up night time dining areas on Torrevieja’s closed beaches on the Costa Blanca

A Torrevieja councillor has slammed inconsiderate families who are ignoring barriers to set up outdoor night time dining rooms on the city's beaches. The beaches...

“Smart” camera system uses bathers’ body temperatures to monitor density of 11 beaches on Spain’s Costa Blanca

THE Orihuela Costa has launched a hi-tech system that measures the density of its 11 beaches by using cameras that don’t even take pictures! The...

‘Safe Tourism’ flag awarded to seven beaches in Spain’s Malaga

The Malaga beaches which stand out for quality tourism are: La Misericordia, San Andrés, La Malagueta, La Caleta, Pedregalejo, El Palo and El Dedo.

Beaches in Spain’s Malaga closed this Sunday after reaching maximum capacity

This is not the first time sun seekers have been turned away from the beach due to overcrowding

Calvia beaches in Mallorca awarded most Q Flags throughout Spain

CALVIA beaches in Mallorca have been awarded the most Q Flags throughout the whole of Spain.

Tourist beach on Spain’s Costa Blanca sees return of venomous stinger which cleared local waters last year

No other sightings have been reported so far and no warnings have been issued by local authorities

Beaches across Spain’s Andalucia and Costa del Sol forced to turn people away after reaching maximum capacity over weekend

AROUND 30 beaches on the Costa del Sol were forced to close over the weekend after reaching maximum capacity.

Marbella to activate beach capacity control app while drones will keep eye on numbers

The new technological tool will be available for free download

Spain records 48 black flags for most polluted beaches in 2020

THE list of Spain’s most polluted black flag beaches has been released.

Andalucia invests €34.5 million to have ‘safest beaches in Spain’ this summer

Andalucia to have the safest beaches in Spain this summer thanks to 34-million-euro beach monitoring plan.

Beaches in Torrevieja to open on June 17 – rules here

TORREVIEJA’S mayor, Eduardo Dolón, has finally announced when the city’s beaches will open. The big day will be Wednesday, June 17, now that all safety...

British expats ‘outraged’ as dogs BANNED from all beaches in town on Spain’s Costa Blanca apart from ‘dangerous’ rocky...

THE mayor of Torrevieja has said that dogs will be banned from every beach in the town. Eduardo Dolon's controversial announcement means that previously dog-friendly...

COVID-19: Spain’s lifeguards will NOT give kiss of life this summer as coronavirus Phase 2 beach plans emerge

SPAIN’S lifeguards will not administer the kiss of life this summer, it has emerged. Mouth-to-mouth resuscitation has been banned by the Royal Spanish Salvage and...

Partitioning system for safe beach use during de-escalation period devised by company on Spain’s Costa Blanca

BEACHES throughout Spain will allow sunbathing at some stage in the coming weeks as the country progresses through the four phases of the COVID-19...

Gibraltar Government urges extra care at beaches while COVID cases rise

There are not enough fully-trained lifeguards to start taking care of the beaches, said the Chief Minister after a few sea rescues in recent days.

Malaga province will classify all beaches as either prohibited, dangerous, or safe, in order to reduce the number of...

MALAGA province has announced that it will classify all beaches as either prohibited, dangerous, or safe, in order to reduce the number of drownings.




NO FOURTH WAVE on the Costa Blanca in Spain as COVID cases and hospital admissions carry on falling

168 new coronavirus infections were announced tonight(May 6) in the Valencian Community by the regional health authority. COVID case numbers are continuing their downward spiral...