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Public transport to be free for all Balearic Islands residents in Spain next year
PUBLIC transport throughout the Balearics will be free next year, it has been announced, in a massive boon to the islands. Whether taking the train,...
Man dies and another seriously injured in Formentera as small inflatable boat crashes into rocks on Spain’s Balearic Islands
A seven-metre long inflatable boat with five Dutch nationals aged between 24 and 48 crashed into rocks at Punta Gavina, Formentera on Thursday morning. The...
WATCH: Guardia Civil chopper picks up body of Brit who fell 120m to his death from a cliff in...
A MAN who fell 120 metres to his death while visiting a lighthouse on the eastern edge of remote Balearic island Formentera, has now...
UNESCO calls on Baleares towns to get ready for a tsunami, with claim that Mediterranean is 100% certain to...
SEASIDE town halls are being urged by UNESCO to put emergency plans in place against a possible tsunami. A new study by the United Nations...
Refrigerated lorries had special hidden compartments to conceal drugs exported from Spain’s Valencia to France
A Valencia Province gang ran a major drugs export business taking supplies to France on refrigerated lorries owned by one their group members. 11 people...
Ibiza loosens restrictions as airport revealed as ONLY one in Spain to recover pre-COVID-19 traffic this summer
From Wednesday September 15, social interactions between people that do not live together can take place at night
EGG-TASTIC! Incredible ‘fried egg jellyfish’ spotted off coast of Spain’s Formentera
The species literally looks like an egg cracked into water and can can up to 35cm in diameter
EXPLAINER: Two new major rule changes in COVID-19 restrictions for Spain’s Balearic Islands
These new measures will come into force from midnight and stay in place until they are reviewed on Monday, September 13
Balearic Islands welcomes more international tourists than any other region in Spain for fourth consecutive month
According to the National Institute of Statistics, the Balearics were also where international tourists spent the most money in the country
Shocking death as man is decapitated after ferry hits his dinghy in Spain’s Ibiza harbour
A Spaniard was decapitated after a Balearia ferry smashed into his small inflatable dinghy in Ibiza harbour. The Guardia Civil said the incident happened at...
Travelling to Spain’s Balearic Islands? These are the new COVID-19 rules you need to know about
These measures will come into force from this Saturday, July 24, and are aimed at curbing a sharp increase in infections among young people
Explainer: These are the updated rules for those travelling from the UK to Spain from July 2nd
By Alexander Marciniak NEW rules come into play from Friday July 2, as Spain tightens requirements from travellers arriving from the UK to anywhere in...
Spain tightens rules on all UK travellers (including to Balearic Islands): PCR tests or double vaccination proof now needed
SPAIN has changed the requirements for travellers arriving from the UK and will now demand a negative COVID-19 test or proof of double vaccination. Prime...
Interior areas of bars and restaurants across Spain’s Balearic Islands can reopen from this Sunday BUT only until 6pm
Although a very small victory for a sector in crisis, business unions are hoping that the government will allow bars and restaurants to stay open until 11pm to coincide with the curfew being pushed back to midnight
EXPLAINED: What happens if I test positive for COVID-19 while on holiday in Spain’s Balearic Islands?
Aptly named the 'Safety Pack', the campaign aims to attract holidaymakers to the archipelago this summer, driving home the message that the Balearics are a safe destination for travel
MUST READ: New coronavirus restrictions for Spain’s Balearic Islands
The measures were finally approved by the Supreme Court of Justice after initially being rejected on the grounds that president Francina Armengol had to first approve them in her own government
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
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
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 domestic tourists to enter Spain’s Balearic Islands
From Thursday, March 4, domestic tourists must present a negative PCR test if they have travelled from a region with an accumulated incidence rate of over 100 COVID-19 cases per 100,000 inhabitants
Bars and restaurants can reopen in Spain’s Balearic Islands from March 2
In this much awaited de-escalation plan, bars and restaurants will however only allow be allowed to make use of their terraces
Spain’s Balearic Islands records lowest number of COVID-19 infections since September
In a sign that the tough restrictions are working to lower the number of cases in the region, only 53 people were diagnosed with COVID-19 in the last 24 hours
Curfew set to be brought forward to 8pm in Spain’s Balearic Islands
Previously, the government had recommended all those that live in the region to be home by 8pm, although it was not an obligation
15 boats carrying more than 230 migrants arrive in Spain’s Balearic Islands
The Guardia Civil and Policia Nacional have so far reported the discovery of 232 people, including seven children
Spain’s Balearic Islands announces BIGGEST fall in GDP in region’s history
In the second quarter of 2020, that is, during the months of April, May and June, the Balearic GDP fell by a whopping 40.5%
Four outbreaks of coronavirus detected across Balearic Islands as Spain reopens to tourists
The Ministry of Health has confirmed four separate outbreaks on the popular holiday islands of Formentera, Ibiza and Mallorca
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