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Touristic Licence in Andalucía, 2024. Things You Need to Know

The New Touristic Licence, Andalucía , 2024. Some Things You Need to Know.

Touristic Licence in Andalucía, 2024. Things You Need to Know

Are you planning to rent out your property for holiday accommodation in Andalucía?  Then read on…!

Lots has changed in the last few months and in order to be granted the all-important touristic licence, you may have to bring your property ‘up-to-scratch’, so to speak, and comply with the new rules which have been issued by the JUNTA DE ANALUCIA (the board of control for everything in the Andalucía area).

The regulations are to improve and maintain the quality of holiday accommodation ensuring that visitors have the best possible experience while staying in the area.

Requirements may vary slightly but these are some of the basic points

Reading through the guidelines from the BOJA (bulletin official) on the 02.02.2024, many items on the list are normal basic items. Depending on the key rating of the property, requirements may vary slightly but these are some of the basic points that we have compiled to help our customers at Yorkshire Linen Beds and More in Málaga, Spain to start preparing a property for the licence.

These bullet points have been taken from the BOJA (bulletin official Junta de Andalucía, version 02.02.2024).

Note: This is a rough guide to items required by the touristic licence in Andalucía on one-key and two-key properties and does not take into account the minimum sizes of living and sleeping areas or the requirement of any other paperwork or occupation licences.  These need to be checked with a lawyer or professional.

ALL Properties Need the Following

  • A complaints book and a notice informing clients of its availability.
  • Information for using the electrical items, air con and TV systems, etc.
  • Information and rules of the community of properties including regulations on animals, noise, smoking, rubbish disposal, etc.
  • A reception who will provide the keys to the property, a key holder who can be contacted 24 hours a day in case of delayed arrival or a system in which to access the keys automatically.
  • Cleaning – One-key properties must be fully cleaned for new clients arrival. Two-key properties (and higher) must offer an extra top-up clean once a week with included in the price. Kitchen utensils, etc. are exempt from this top up clean.
  • Fresh bedlinen and towels in one-key properties with a change once a week. If a one-week stay, only the bedding on the bed and towels provided for each guest on arrival.  If a two-week stay, then a changeover set is required for each guest. Two-key properties require fresh linen for all of the guests to be provided for changing during the week. This can also be left as sets for the clients to change over themselves as they see fit.

It continues…

  • A repairing and maintenance service for any damages or broken items
  • A medical kit.
  • Adequate heating and cooling in living and sleeping areas –portable or fixed . Heating options must be safe – ask professional advice.
  • Beds have to be a minimum size depending on the key rating of the property. If the property is a one-key or two-key rating, the beds cannot be any smaller than 80x190cm for the single beds and 135x190cm for the larger beds. If the property is a luxury, four-key rating, the beds need to be bigger with the singles no smaller than 100cm wide by 190cm in length. Minimum depth an ALL mattresses must be 18cm.
  • Bedlinen must include a minimum of a mattress protector, a pillow and a full set of sheets and either bedspreads, duvets or blankets. The bedlinen, pillows and covers must all be in good condition.

Furthermore…

  • A cot if required by the client.
  • In all sleeping areas there must be something in place to blackout the light (blinds or black out curtains for instance).
  • A wardrobe or space to put clothes.
  • Clothes hangers with homogeneous hangers.
  • Bedside tables.
  • Two sockets close to the bed.
  • Blankets or duvets in good, clean condition.
  • Pillows in good, clean condition.
  • A television with a working remote and information on the channels and how the TV works.
  • A sofa (this can also be a sofa-bed but only in living areas, not in bedrooms).
  • Dining table with enough seating for the guests.
  • Minimum two sockets in the living area.
  • A hob with minimum two rings.
  • Extraction.
  • Sink.
  • Kettle.
  • Microwave.

We’re nearly there…

  • Kitchen items such as pans, frying pans, knives, forks, spoons, cooking utensils, corkscrew and bottle opener, plates, cups, glasses, tin opener, scissors & sieve.
  • In two-key properties, extra items such as a salad spinner, serving trays, ice buckets will need to be provided.
  • A fridge.
  • Cleaning items with the minimum of a washing up sponge, cloth, tea towel, cleaning gel and rubbish bags.
  • Small electric items minimum a hand blender, toaster or grill and an orange juicer.
  • In two-key properties, a washing machine must be provided.
  • In two-key properties, an iron and ironing board.
  • In two-key properties, a washing line and pegs.
  • A storage cabinet.
  • A way to separate the rubbish/recycling and information about this.
  • Bathrooms must provide the minimum of soap, gel & shampoo and also a hand and a bath towel per person. Showers and baths must have anti-slip and a washable bath mat. The lighting must be adequate. There must be somewhere to hang towels a roll of toilet paper, a toilet brush, hygienic bin, hair dryer and a mirror with a socket next to it.
  • A fixed door or shower screen.

Blimey.  A fairly hefty list!  As mentioned above, we’re not lawyers, but these are pretty good guidelines.  If you’re unsure, see an abogado!  Here’s what Google has to suggest.

Find the two Yorkshire Linen Beds and More showrooms in the Malaga area of the Costa del Sol (Andalucía) – showrooms in Mijas, just behind Fuengirola and on the Golden Mile in Marbella.  We provide as much information and help to our customers to make correct choices when purchasing items for holiday accommodation. Our shops and our two websites – www.yorkshirelinen.es and bedsandmore.es provide style and functional furniture & soft furnishings for both home and hospitality. We pride ourselves on being specialists in these fields!

Thanks for reading and we hope to hear from you!

If you’re handling rental properties, there might be a few things you need.  The new Touristic Licence in Andalucía, 2024 is here.  Get in touch and we can help in many ways!

Call or WhatsApp on +34 626 147 703

Or drop us a line here and we’ll get straight back to you!






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