HOLIDAYMAKERS are being warned after five tourists were hit with a hefty £30,000 fine for performing silly stunts on hotel balconies.

The group – four of them Brits- were also kicked out of their hotels in Magaluf as the Spanish party resort cracks down on “balconing.”

Doug Seeburg – The SunFour Brits were fined for jumping from balconies in Magaluf[/caption]

AlamyHolidaymakers have been urged to avoid the dangerous act as it often leads to serious injuries[/caption]

A well-placed source said: “Two of the Brits were 18 and the other two 19.”

Authorities handed fines of £150,000 in total to the five tourists who were either caught climbing from one hotel balcony to another or jumping into a swimming pool from a balcony.

The holidaymakers also had to leave their accommodation, after the incidents that happened over the course of summer, according to the Calvia council.

The head of the Council Juan Feliu, said: “Balconing is not going to be tolerated in our municipality.

“It’s an irresponsible practice that can cause serious and irreversible injuries and even death.

“It’s obviously the last thing one would want for those who visit us.

“This is not leisure, it’s a very dangerous irresponsible act and it’s not the image we want for our municipality.”

In the past few years, multiple videos have emerged showing Brit holidaymakers performing dangerous jumps, often ending up seriously injured.

Earlier this month a firm offering British holidaymakers illegal booze cruises in Magaluf was hit with a £140,000 fine levied under a regional government decree designed to stamp out drunken tourism.

Council chiefs responsible for the Majorcan party resort said company bosses were caught “red-handed” as they escorted around 130 tourists who had paid nearly £40 each onto a boat where loud music was going to be played and alcohol was on offer.

New measures designed to stamp out drunken tourism in Magaluf were approved by regional government heads at the start of 2020.

The pioneering crackdown ended pub crawls, happy hours and 2×1 cheap drink offers.

It also suspended the concession of new ‘party boat’ licences, with boats that were already licensed banned from embarking or disembarking tourists in the areas covered by a government decree.

The decree, passed in January 2020, also covered the Brit-popular West End in Ibiza and S’Arenal near Palma favoured by Germans and Dutch holidaymakers.

An agreement between Calvia Council which covers Magaluf and a local boat owners’ association had already been signed in 2018, designed to stop the jetty in the resort being used by party boats.

Fines have been levied for several years in Majorcan party resorts like Magaluf and Santa Ponsa for the practice known as balconing, which was originally coined to describe tourists jumping from their balconies into pools below.

Last month a tourist was in intensive care after falling 13ft from a hotel balcony in Majorca.

The 25-year-old broke his legs and pelvis in the plunge from the second floor of the three-star Haiti Hotel in Can Picafort.

And a Brit dad died after mysteriously falling from the second-floor balcony of his holiday home in Bulgaria.

Paul Bond, 61, passed away in a local Bulgarian hospital on July 23 after suffering from severe head injuries.

While another Brit died after plunging from a second-floor balcony in Ibiza near Wayne Lineker’s nightclub.

The 35-year-old died at the party resort in San Antonio.

HOLIDAYMAKERS are being warned after five tourists were hit with a hefty £30,000 fine for performing silly stunts on hotel balconies.

The group – four of them Brits- were also kicked out of their hotels in Magaluf as the Spanish party resort cracks down on “balconing.”

Doug Seeburg – The SunFour Brits were fined for jumping from balconies in Magaluf[/caption]

AlamyHolidaymakers have been urged to avoid the dangerous act as it often leads to serious injuries[/caption]

A well-placed source said: “Two of the Brits were 18 and the other two 19.”

Authorities handed fines of £150,000 in total to the five tourists who were either caught climbing from one hotel balcony to another or jumping into a swimming pool from a balcony.

The holidaymakers also had to leave their accommodation, after the incidents that happened over the course of summer, according to the Calvia council.

The head of the Council Juan Feliu, said: “Balconing is not going to be tolerated in our municipality.

“It’s an irresponsible practice that can cause serious and irreversible injuries and even death.

“It’s obviously the last thing one would want for those who visit us.

“This is not leisure, it’s a very dangerous irresponsible act and it’s not the image we want for our municipality.”

In the past few years, multiple videos have emerged showing Brit holidaymakers performing dangerous jumps, often ending up seriously injured.

Earlier this month a firm offering British holidaymakers illegal booze cruises in Magaluf was hit with a £140,000 fine levied under a regional government decree designed to stamp out drunken tourism.

Council chiefs responsible for the Majorcan party resort said company bosses were caught “red-handed” as they escorted around 130 tourists who had paid nearly £40 each onto a boat where loud music was going to be played and alcohol was on offer.

New measures designed to stamp out drunken tourism in Magaluf were approved by regional government heads at the start of 2020.

The pioneering crackdown ended pub crawls, happy hours and 2×1 cheap drink offers.

It also suspended the concession of new ‘party boat’ licences, with boats that were already licensed banned from embarking or disembarking tourists in the areas covered by a government decree.

The decree, passed in January 2020, also covered the Brit-popular West End in Ibiza and S’Arenal near Palma favoured by Germans and Dutch holidaymakers.

An agreement between Calvia Council which covers Magaluf and a local boat owners’ association had already been signed in 2018, designed to stop the jetty in the resort being used by party boats.

Fines have been levied for several years in Majorcan party resorts like Magaluf and Santa Ponsa for the practice known as balconing, which was originally coined to describe tourists jumping from their balconies into pools below.

Last month a tourist was in intensive care after falling 13ft from a hotel balcony in Majorca.

The 25-year-old broke his legs and pelvis in the plunge from the second floor of the three-star Haiti Hotel in Can Picafort.

And a Brit dad died after mysteriously falling from the second-floor balcony of his holiday home in Bulgaria.

Paul Bond, 61, passed away in a local Bulgarian hospital on July 23 after suffering from severe head injuries.

While another Brit died after plunging from a second-floor balcony in Ibiza near Wayne Lineker’s nightclub.

The 35-year-old died at the party resort in San Antonio.   

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