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Boat party ban confirmed


party boat guardia civilIBIZA – Government confirms that it will enforce regulations on boat party operators in Ses Salines Natural Park.

The Department of Environment, Agriculture and Fisheries has announced that it will enforce boat party regulations that came into force on May 23 essentially prohibiting large parties in tourist boats within the protected area of Ses Salines Natural Park. The Minister for the Environment, Vincente Vidal, and the director general of Espais Naturals i Biodiversitat, Caterina Amengual, met on Monday with the deputy for Formentera, Silvia Tur, in order to address the issue.

The are is officially designated as a Site of Community Interest and stretches from Ibiza to Formentera. The Government recently committed to protecting the natural assets ​​of the area, particularly the native posidonia (seagrass meadows), including legislation which provides for a system of penalties of between 6,000 and 100,000 euros for non-compliant boat party promoters.