easyJet, Ryanair, Jet2, TUI: New Spain beach laws could hit Brits with €3,000 fines for breaching
Spain is welcoming holidaymakers back since Covid restrictions were eased in the country. However, tourists traveling to Spain have been advised to find out about the rules in force at certain beaches.
Anyone caught breaking them could face fines of up to €3,000, which probably wouldn’t be the best start to a holiday. From wearing the wrong outfit to using shampoo, these are the costly fines you could face if you don’t follow local rules, as Wales Online reports.
For those heading to or from the beach, you will need to cover up on most public streets. Men walking around shirtless or women wearing only bikinis or bathing suits could be fined €300.
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Do not use soap or shampoo
It is illegal to use soap or shampoo on any Spanish beach and you could be fined up to €750 if caught. These products are banned because the chemicals they contain are harmful to marine life.
Keep your clothes
Be careful walking around naked on a non-nudist beach. You will face severe disparagement (ahem…) and a fine of up to €750.
Barbeque rules vary by region. For some beaches you may need to seek permission, but in other areas such as Salobrena you could face a whopping €3,000 fine.
Sleeping on the beaches is not allowed and in some areas, such as Valencia, it can result in a fine of €1,500. Camping on the beach is also prohibited by law.
Following the success of a pilot program last year, the Spanish government is extending a no-smoking policy to popular beaches in Spain. You can be fined €30 if you smoke on a non-smoking beach.
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