Spanish archipelago is illegal renting to tourists punish

Spanish archipelago is illegal renting to tourists punish

The Balearic islands, from Tuesday, stricter monitoring on the illegal renting of properties to tourists. Homeowners on the Spanish archipelago of risking fines of up to 40,000 euros.

This reported Spanish media on Sunday.

Real estate agents, real estate brokers and digital platforms, such as Airbnb and Homeaway have even amounts up to € 400,000 to pay when they are homes that are not intended to be rent out to tourists.

The law on the Balearic islands is not new. Already in 2012, the illegal rental prohibited, but the authorities failed compliance check.


To the illegal rental to the dams, there is a website in which Spanish citizens illegal activities report. Or Spaniards actually going to do, is the question. The reports may in no case be anonymous to be done.

According to the Ministry of Tourism inspectors may otherwise their work done. For tourists, the ministry for an app where they can quickly see if a holiday home a legal or illegal status.

The municipalities of each island, Mallorca, Menorca, Ibiza and Formentera, and the board of directors in the capital, Palma de Mallorca determine now what houses are rented for tourists, and for how long.

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