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Cancun Crime Increased Less Than 5 Percent In October While Homicides Decreased 

While crime happens everywhere, including in Cancun, it is the type of crime that determines how safe or unsafe a destination is.  And amidst the questions of safety in the Mexican Caribbean, the most serious of crimes have decreased in Cancun.  Overall, crime is up less than 5 percent in the popular tourist destination, and …

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American Tourist In Tulum Crashes Motorcycle Into Wall Of Hotel

While vacationing in Tulum, an American woman crashed against a concrete wall of a hotel while driving a motorcycle in Tulum. The woman, who stays at Alba Hotel in Aldea Zama, suffered a head injury from the crash. The Aldea Zama is a luxurious residential community that blends the modern lifestyle with the antique charm …

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Top 5 Boutique Hotels In Akumal Perfect For A Winter Getaway

You’ve landed in the Mexican Caribbean and are looking for a beautiful beach town to stay at for your winter vacation. Done the Playa del Carmen thing? Cancun getting too busy? Tired of Tulum? Look no further than Akumal, the perfect beach getaway destination in the Riviera Maya.  Nestled between Puerto Aventuras and Tulum, Akumal …

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Cancun Beaches Will Be Sargassum Free For At Least Three More Months

New projections show that beaches in Cancun and the Mexican Caribbean are expected to remain free of sargassum seaweed for at least three more months. The recently-published prediction is good news for the millions of travelers expected to flock to the area’s beaches over the winter holiday, who can look forward to spotless beaches and …

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Tulum Demand Falls As High Prices And Popular Alternatives Draw Visitors Away

Demand for the once-popular Mexican Caribbean vacation destination Tulum has fallen in recent months as high prices and a wealth of popular alternatives draw visitors away. Tulum has long since been a popular alternative to nearby Cancun, a place where travelers could leave the hustle and bustle of the big city in favor of destinations …

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Cancun Tourist Bus Runs Over Woman On Crosswalk

A tourist was killed this week after being hit by a bus while crossing a pedestrian crosswalk on Tulum Avenue in Cancun. The tourist, a woman, reportedly died at the scene from the impact of the vehicle.  The vehicle in question was from the Yellowbus company, a private coach-style bus transportation service that operates for tourists …

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Cancun Adding Lifeguards On Beaches To Protect Tourists Ahead Of Record High Season

Cancun is adding more lifeguards across its 11 beaches in a bid to protect tourists ahead of what will be a record-high season. Famous for its gorgeous beaches – with Cancun recently having been crowned as having the most Blue Flag beaches in the country – days on the sand and in the sea are …

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Chetumal To Have Mexican Caribbean’s First ‘Magical Neighbourhood’ To Promote Tourism

Chetumal will have the first barrio mágico – magical neighborhood – in the Mexican Caribbean as authorities seek new ways to promote tourism outside of hotspots like Cancun and Playa del Carmen. The new initiative is slowly taking shape, and together with 32 other cities across Mexico, Chetumal will showcase local culture, history, and food. …

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Crash In Cancun Hotel Zone Leaves 3 Tourists Injured

A collision on Wednesday night in the Cancun Hotel Zone left three tourists injured. The incident was a car that hit a palm tree when the driver lost control of his vehicle as he was trying to avoid pedestrians on the road.  According to a local report, his car was approached by two tourists, and …

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Tulum Vs. Playa Del Carmen – Which Is Best For Digital Nomads?

If you have the ability to work remotely and looking to head down south to enjoy paradise, the Mexican Caribbean is an appealing choice, especially for the winter months. And when looking at your options, you might find yourself asking the question, “should I move to Playa del Carmen or Tulum?” To help you make …

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