PALMA DE MALLORCA – Owners of floors or apartments in Palma de Mallorca may, with effect from 1 July, the homes no longer rent out to tourists. The centre-left administration of the city of over 400,000 inhabitants, as the first Spanish municipality to such drastic measures against the rental of accommodation to tourists.
The municipality wants the uncontrolled rental to create links. Research has shown that the ‘wild’ rentals between 2015 and 2017 in size is doubled, up to 20.000 addresses in the city. Meanwhile, it seems the regulated rental is still in its infancy. Spanish media reported Tuesday that this tourist attraction and capital of the Balearic islands, only 645 apartments or floors of the municipality to obtain a permit in order to travelers and tourists to rent.
The city will allow the share of single-family houses or remote houses to the tourists which can be rented.