The so-called party islands of Mallorca and Ibiza in Spain have long welcomed hoards of travelers from across Europe and beyond. But recently, both destinations—like many places across the continent—have begun to struggle under the strain of a swelling number of tourists. And now, in an attempt to curb the masses, Spain’s Balearic Islands have issued a crackdown on illegal apartment rentals and home-sharing sites like Airbnb.

This is an excerpt from an article first published by Condé Nast Traveller. Read the original article here: Mallorca and Ibiza crack down on airbnb rentals to curb tourist numbers. 

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