Police investigating the blaze that destroyed trendy beach club Playa Padre this week now believe the fire was started deliberately.

Three forensic experts from the Policia Nacional worked through the ruins of the beach club, co-owned by Eva Longoria’s good friend Maria Bravo, yesterday.

Early reports hinted that the blaze that completely gutted Playa Padre was deliberately started at several points. Spanish Press report that sources have pointed to yet another “settling of scores”.

At least that rules out the “Careless Seagull with a lit cigarette” theory…