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WATCH: Moment poker player’s yacht bursts into flames off Spain’s Formentera as huge plumes of smoke billow into the...

The inferno began in the stern of the 27-metre vessel while it was anchored in the area of Cavall d’en Borras, in Formentera

427 super-high earners living in Spain’s Balearic Islands pocketed over €50,000 each month in 2021

A TOTAL of 427 people residing in the Balearic Islands declared salaries in 2021 that exceeded €50,000 month. It means that the fortunate group earn...

Tourist spending soars to new records in Spain’s Balearic Islands

TOURIST spending in the Balearic Islands soared to €4.5 billion over the first five months of 2023- €500 million more than in the same...

Tourist arrested for beating up a taxi driver in Formentera (Baleares) 

AN Italian tourist has been arrested for allegedly beating up a taxi driver in Es Pujols (Formentera).  The accused is said to have assaulted the...

Extra summer ferries announced between Spain’s Costa Blanca and the Balearic Islands

FERRY company Balearia has announced extra summer services from Denia on the Costa Blanca to Ibiza and Palma in the Balearic islands. The Bahama Mama...

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




OPINION: Tales of one-track scam artist Chris O’Hare’s cons are as old as the Costa del Sol itself

THE only thing surprising about the epic tale of Chris O’Hare’s constant scamming is that he got away with it for so long. What we...


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