Illegal trade on Costa Blanca beaches doesn´t do any good to the resort´s image
On the beaches of local cities as well as at the pedestrian alleys there is a visible problem of illegal sale of goods that is not so easy to solve.
Romanians offer refreshing drinks to tourists there and at the same time, Senegalese are specialized in selling beach towels, women’s dresses, sunglasses, pirate DVDs, CDs and handcraft jewelry. Late in the evening beach alleys are covered with “blankets” filled with illegal T-shirts, shoes, bags, children’s toys, etc.
In Torrevieja this unpleasant phenomenon became more active in 2012-2014, diarioinformacion.com reports. The same newspaper informs about the illegal sale of uncertified vegetables and fruits at el Paso Juan Aparicio at the beach in Torrevieja in a new tourist season-2018.
Illegal sellers increase their activity when the number of police patrols is less than usual: around noon and late at night. Apparently, the fines imposed on illegal street sellers in Spain do not frighten them or they do not have the desire, or perhaps, a real possibility to work legally over here. On the other hand, illegal trade on the beaches of the coast still has its customers…