Watch moment sunbed hogger sprints to lay down towels at Canary Islands resort

20 June 2023, 01:41

This is the moment a sunbed hogger sprints to lay down towels at a Canary Islands resort.
This is the moment a sunbed hogger sprints to lay down towels at a Canary Islands resort. Picture: TikTok

By Emma Soteriou

A sunbed hogger has been caught sprinting around a pool to lay down towels at a Canary Islands resort.

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The daily dashes - dubbed the 'sunbed wars' - went on for four days, with footage shared by a TikToker staying at the Paradise Park Hotel, in Los Cristianos, Canary Islands, Spain.

Clips showed a large decked terrace, with a crowd of people seen rushing past the pool to secure their places on the best sunbeds at the hotel.

One man in a black top and shorts made the hilarious mad dash ahead of everyone else to save five seats on the first row of loungers facing the pool.

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He was later seen again in a yellow basketball shirt as he took a sneaky shortcut around a row of loungers on the side to save his spots.

The videos have attracted thousands of views and comments, with people in hysterics at the competitive holidaymakers.

One person commented: "That man was sent down by his wife & he was not making her mad."

Someone else added: "My dad got up at 3am to do that hahah."

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But others were quick to criticise the move in the comments, with one TikTok user saying: "Employees should put markers on towels and if unused for too long remove."

Another person said: "If a towel hasn’t been touched in an hour I’m moving it and it’s my chair now."

A third person said: "I ignore towels. You’re not there, it’s my chair now."

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