HOLIDAYMAKERS heading to Spain are being warned over a beach rule after a tourist was slapped with a £85 fine.
The oblivious beach-goer was hit with a fine after he was spotted being naked in Playa de Palma in Majorca.
The man was in the nude at the beach on Monday afternoon around 4pm when Spanish cops informed him he was breaking an important beach rule.
He was told he was in breach of Palma town hall ordinance in respect of the use of public space, Majorca Bulletin reports.
Fines can range from£85 (€100) to £640 (€750) depending on the case.
The tourist's rule-breaking was considered minor so he was fined £85 (€100).
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It was reduced to £69 (€80) as it was paid on the spot.
But for those who prefer nudism, Spain has the largest nudist beach in the world – and it even has naturist bars and hotel.
Vera, on the Almeria coast, is one of the few places you can swim all year round without having a stitch on.
Meanwhile, tourists on Spanish beaches could also face fines if they join the so-called sunbed wars.
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The local council in Benidorm says it is fed up with sunbathers flocking to the beach as early as 7am to grab the best seats.
While beachgoers could also be slapped with a hefty fine due to their beachwear.
Swimmers have been warned to cover up once they leave the beach or face a £250 fine.
And tourists are being warned to watch where they light up a cigarette as a terrace smoking ban remains in place.
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