They consider themselves Tourist developments, establishments that are intended to provide accommodation services, for remuneration, having, for their operation, an adequate set of complementary structures, equipment and services provided for in law.
This set of establishments will be part of the Local Accommodation?
Tourist facilities, facilities or establishments that, although intended to provide temporary accommodation for profit, do not meet the necessary requirements and that as such fall under Local Accommodation (regulated by their own regime) are not considered.
Also not considered for this category are facilities or establishments which, although intended to provide accommodation, are operated for non-profit purposes or for the sole purpose of social solidarity and whose frequency is restricted to limited groups.
What types are considered tourist developments?
- Hotel establishments
- Apartment Hotels
- B & Bs / Inns
- Tourist villages
- Tourist Apartments
- Tourist Resorts (Resorts)
- Housing tourism developments
- Tourism enterprises in rural areas
- Country houses
- Rural hotels
- Campsites and caravan sites
This category has its own legislation, much more rigid and demanding than Local Accommodation.
Establishment establishments Local Accommodation (AL) they are those that provide temporary accommodation services, namely to tourists, for remuneration as long as they do not meet the requirements to be considered tourist enterprises.
See also our article that explains the difference between Local Accommodation and Traditional Rental, here!