ESTEPONA | Estepona Council has announced that the town's beaches are ready for opening to the public following the organization of a safety and hygiene protocol that guarantees compliance with the measures established in phase 2 of the de-escalation.
The Councillor for Beaches, Susana Aragón, has stated that the Council will reinforce the cleaning actions in the toilet modules, in the showers, on the accesses and ramps to the beaches and on the sand, following the recommendations that the health authorities have agreed oin response to COVID-19.
As for the beach, the Council will reinforce the cleaning of the sand with machinery that will do the screening and raking daily at night so as not to disturb the bathers.
In addition, there will be posters and information panels at the accesses to the beaches and in the toilet modules with all the exceptional measures that the health authorities have established for the proper enjoyment of the beaches.
Users must always respect safe distancing of two metres both on the sand and in the sea, and groups or group sports will be prohibited. The public must wear footwear in the service areas and showers must only be used by one person at a time.
The health authorities also prohibit the presence of animals on the beach except guide dogs for the blind people, and protective material must not be discarded on the beach. Children under 14 must be accompanied by an adult and the exits and accesses to the beach must be kept free.