Holiday warning as three more Majorca beaches impose new smoking ban that could see Brits fined thousands of pounds | The Sun

MORE beaches in Spain have banned Brits from smoking – and rule-breaking face paying thousands of pounds in fines.

A new law was passed in Spain last year that gives local municipalities the power to fine anyone caught smoking on the beach.

Several Spanish tourist hotspots, including Barcelona and the Canary Islands, already had the ban in place, but the nationwide law is the first of its kind in Europe.

Three beaches in Majorca have now introduced the smoking ban.

Santa Ponsa, La Romana (Paguera) and Carregador (Palmanova) will no longer allow tourists to spark up on the beach.

Anyone caught smoking on the beach can be charged up to £1,700.

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It is up to each local municipality in Spain to decide whether to impose the law – so you'll need to check to see whether smoking is banned on the beach you're visiting.

The law aims to reduce pollution from cigarette butts, and will contribute to Spain's target to become carbon neutral by 2050.

It's not the only law you could be breaking on holiday in Spain – we've rounded up some of the other ways you could get fined.

This includes wearing swimwear in the streets or being topless when not on the beach.

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There are strict new rules across Ibiza and Majorca, with Brits facing fines up to £250,000 if caught at illegal parties.

And holidaymakers will now be slapped with a six-drink-a-day limit instead of having alcohol on tap when on an all-inclusive break.

There is some good news – Spain is now open to both vaxxed and unvaxxed Brits.

Anyone who isn't vaccinated only needs to show a negative Covid test to enter the country.

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