Warning for Brits in Magaluf as eight tourists were 'THROWN out of hotel' for drunken 'rowdiness' as party is stamped

EIGHT tourists were "THROWN out of a Magaluf hotel" for their drunken "rowdiness", according to reports.

Council officials in Caldia are reportedly cracking down on so-called "drunken tourism" in the Brit tourist hotspots of Magaluf and Palma Nova.

Police were called to a hotel where eight guests were being rowdy and causing damage, according to reports.

The management tried to throw the guests out but in the end, they left of their own accord. Their nationality hasn't been revealed.

Strict rules are already in place in the area. Drinks offers, pub crawls and party boats are banned and the main strip of Punta Ballena is closed.

Loud music is no longer acceptable and police have been given the powers to raid premises if owners don't comply with the order.

Premises could be shut down immediately and they could even lose their license, according to reports.

It will also be an offence for pub and club owners to "twiddle" with volume controls.

A spokesperson for the municipality claimed that the measures were imposed to "protect the environment against noise" as well as move towards a sustainable form of tourism.

The closure of bars and restaurants on the famous Punta Ballena strip has turned Magaluf into a "ghost town."

Cops immediately cracked down on boozy Brits after grim scenes which saw yobs snapped vomiting in the streets and revellers jumping on cars, flouting social distancing guidelines after months of lockdown.

Just days after the nightclubs on Punta Ballena locked their doors, a group of approximately 30 lads were spotted brawling on a nearby street after they were refused access to one of the premises.

The Balearic government is reportedly at the end of its tether over scenes of drunken tourism despite the lack of tourists due to the coronavirus pandemic.

A decision has not been made whether the strip will re-open in September.

A police inspection found that one bar in Punta Ballena remained open and could be fined up to 600,000 euros.

The crackdown has not been welcomed by local businesses on the strip, leading to more than 200 protesting against the authorities.

The family of Daniel Hernandez-Chetland, 42, blasted the decision to close the strip.

"I think this is politics. Why have they only shut the strip and why didn't they give us [a] fair warning," he told the Daily Record.

"We were doing everything correctly then suddenly the police turned up and told us we were shutting."

The closures have reportedly devastated bar owners who have called the move a huge "slap in the face."

Alejandro Jara, owner of the Alex Party group said: "250 workers from my company have been put on the streets."

Another nightspot in Magaluf was raided for not closing at 2am and in Santa Ponsa, at least five pubs and bars were still serving customers past the 10pm curfew.

In Portals Nous, two arrests were reportedly made for uncivil behaviour and three for alleged crimes against public health.

A tourist was also fined for flouting Calvia's rules on balconing.

Although the Spanish government declared Spain a safe place to travel, thousands of British tourists have been ordered to self-isolate for 14 days on their return from Spain or face a £1,000 fine.

The Foreign Office advises against non-essential travel to Spain including to the Balearic and Canary Islands.


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