With San Juan approaching, Almuñécar Town Hall has issued a set of rules concerning beach occupation for this yearly celebration.
It is customary for the beaches to be heaving all night long and revellers to leave tonnes of rubbish behind them; hence the restrictions.
You can’t pitch a tent or any other temporary shelter on the beach before ten in the morning on the 23rd and it must all come down again at the latest by 22.00h on the 24th, giving everybody plenty of time to get their act together.
You can’t set up any trading business (selling whatever) on the beaches and you can’t set up a temporary discotheque; i.e., blaring music all night long from powerful speakers.
You can’t set up generators, either, for lighting or coolers, etc. And you certainly can’t steal your aunt’s dining room table and plonk it down on the beach — only normal beach furniture is permitted (folding camping chairs & tables, for example)
The Mayor, in a fit of optimism, asks revellers to clear up any litter in the area that they have occupied…
(News: Almunecar, Costa Tropical, Granada, Andalucia)