The end of holiday lets in Barcelona.

A number of our clients buy a property in Spain to rent it out. Popular sites include and

However, the Mayor of the Barcelona City Council announced on Friday, June 21, 2024 that the council will no longer grant new holiday licenses for tourist use of residential properties. Additionally, existing licenses will not be renewed starting from November 2028. This decision is under a regulation passed in Catalonia in November 2023, which restricts the issuance of such licenses. The regulation sets a maximum validity period of five years for these licenses, and their renewal is now at the discretion of the local municipalities. The Catalonian regulation regarding this matter is currently under consideration by the Constitutional Court to determine its constitutionality.

So if you’re buying a property in Spain for a holiday let get in touch with us at as part of our process we can check if a holiday licence is available. Always take independent legal advice when you purchase your Spanish home.

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