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Author Name: Daniela van Westing

Tourism law

One of the most important requirements is certainly the minimum age of the property – it must have been used for other purposes than renting for at least five years in order for the issue of a renting licence to be considered, meaning that buyers of newly-built objects with holiday renting projects will need to find a transitional use for that period. As a consequence of this rule, using holiday renting to claim back sales tax paid on the purchase of the property no longer applies.

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Holiday rentals in Mallorca – CRES and Porta Holiday present the first independent market study with price comparisons

Holidays in a holiday home in Mallorca are becoming ever more popular and more and more owners are renting their properties to tourists during the times the house would normally be standing empty. Holiday properties are also becoming more popular as investments as the returns from holiday renting can be very attractive. How much, however, […]

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Barrier-free Mallorca

The island is improving its facilities for handicapped people. The forerunner is Palma with offers for tourists with limited mobility like tours of the old town and even watersport possibilities that are all barrier-free. Things are starting to move – even though there is as yet no complete accessibility for the handicapped. The Balearic government […]

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The 10 most beautiful fincas for less than 200 € per day

You only have a small budget available but you don’t want to forego anything during your summer holidays? At Porta Holiday, we have some really beautiful fincas for under 200€ per day! Come to Majorca and enjoy your privacy in your own finca with friends or family – you won’t be disappointed. From fincas with wonderful views of the Tramuntana mountains to houses right next to the sea, we surely have something you will love. The advantages of renting a private finca for your holiday are unbeatable.

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Food of the month – May – Sea-fennel

This month in our blog series we would like to introduce you to the sea-fennel and there is, of course, a recipe tip for you to cook on your holiday finca or at home. We hope you have fun! Those who are not familiar with the sea-fennel and are confronted by it for the first time on a Majorcan open sandwich, the pa amb oli, could mistake the dark green, leafy plant for algae because that is what the plant, which belongs to the umbellifer family, seems to be and the name also suggests that it has something to do with the sea.

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