Spanish destinations are introducing beach seat reservations via a mobile app

first_imgIn total, Silgar beach will have 780 square meters in the new conditions, which means a capacity ranging from 1.560 to 2.340 people or 50% less capacity than before. Of course, Croatia does not have a kilometer-long beach like Spain, and has a long coastal belt (coastline 31.067 km²), so surely everyone will find their place under the sun, but we should not forget that we are conformists and that the pressure will continue to be popular beaches. Of course, this tourist season we certainly can’t talk about the big crowds we’re used to. According to optimistic expectations, this year we can expect 30% of the total turnover compared to last year. Also, in order to maintain the distance between the visitors, in accordance with the recommendations of epidemiologists, Cane announced the installation of a special net on the sand, something similar to a large football net, with squares with a diameter of 2×2 meters. Caneta, a popular Mediterranean tourist town located north of Valencia, will allow “only” 5.000 daily visitors or bathers on its famous local beach, which is half the usual number, in order to maintain social distance, the Caneta City Council decided. Also in a Spanish city Council of Sanxenxo, decided on a different approach. They are with wooden poles and “rope” also on the beach to make squares of 3 × 3 meters. There will be a total of 780 positions on the beach distributed in several sectors. Each sector will have a different color, and depending on the number of people can be easily expanded by adding 2, 3 or 4 additional positions. “The city or hotels will have to take care that there is no physical contact on the beaches. There will be no towel to towel”Said Krunoslav Capak last week. Although the article is written in the context of poor communication, find out more here. In the meantime, we received recommendations from the CNIPH for hotels, apartments and camps, but this topic, which is not harmless, has still not been updated. Photo: Canet d’en Berenguer City Hall / CNN And thus, you will have to book your place on the beach in advance via a special mobile application. Also, a time limit will be introduced, so it will be possible to book a place for morning sunbathing and enjoying the sea, or in the afternoon, but not all day. Watch the video HEREcenter_img WHO WILL CONTROL THE NUMBER OF PEOPLE ON THE BEACHES? It will certainly be necessary to take care of beach control, and who will control it and how is a question that must be addressed, in order to prepare destinations and to know who has the responsibility. Personally, I support the new epidemiological measures that are realistic and we can say milder than expected and said in the media, but we must certainly be aware that everything is up to us. Because one mistake or relaxation, as we are currently witnessing the case in Split and Brač, can be fatal. And later no one is to blame, ie there is no responsibility. Of course, mistakes happen and they are, let’s be realistic, expected in such emergencies, but we must know clear rules and have a system of control, ie prevention. / / / WHO WILL CONTROL THE NUMBER OF PEOPLE ON THE BEACHES? The move by Spanish cities is certainly in the context of the “new normal”, at least until a vaccine is found. Like it or not, it is certainly a matter of responsible behavior and an attempt to bring the whole situation around the potential day-to-day spread of Covid-19 under control. The local government plans to apply this model to other city beaches such as Panadeira or Caneliñas, and other Spanish cities are considering the same. We will soon certainly see similar solutions in other countries as well, as some destinations in Greece and Italy are already working out a plan to use the beaches in special conditions. Photo: Valencia Turisme, Silgar beachlast_img