Spain holiday warning – Brits face huge fine for weeing in sea in popular resort | The Sun

BRITS who are desperate for the loo while on holiday in Spain should avoid going in the sea – or face huge fines.

A popular holiday resort has banned weeing in the sea with fines up to €750 (£640) for anyone caught.

Vigo, a coastal region in the northwest of Spain, has issued the new warning which bans urinating "in the sea or on the beach".

It is now a minor infraction due to being a hygiene and sanitary risk, meaning tourists will be fined if they break the rules.

The city council said they would be installing public toilets during the peak season to prevent the problem.

It isn't clear how local officers will enforce the rules, but tourists could still be caught out.

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It isn't the only rule in place at the region, with barbeques also banned at the beach, as well as leaving rubbish or taking gas cylinders.

There are lots of rules Brits should be aware of this summer when heading to the Spanish beaches.

The medieval town of Salobreña forbids the use of barbecues on beaches and those caught breaking the rules will be landed with a €3,000 (£2,400) fine.

Anyone walking to or from the beach on public streets in just their swimwear across Spain could be handed a £250 fine.

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Men walking around without tops on in the two areas could also find themselves being fined also.

Some reports suggest they've already been dished out to tourists in Majorca and Barcelona.

When it comes to complete nudity, make sure you're only indulging in stripping off if at an official nudist beach – otherwise you'll be handed a £620 fine.

Palma council is reminding holidaymakers that breaching new rules aimed at cracking down on drunken behaviour could cost them fines of between €100 and €3,000.

Traders are specifically urging police to dish out fines for any tourist taking part in the "shell game," which is outlawed in the resort of Playa de Palma.

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And Brits visiting restaurants in one of Majorca's most popular party resorts are being warned they won't be allowed in if wearing football shirts.

It's not just Spain with strict rules – here are six ways you could be breaking the law at UK beaches with fines up to £2,500.

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