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Petty Theft A Greater Concern in Cancun Than Gang Violence

Revealing Local Survey Highlights The Biggest Concerns For Those Living In The Region A new survey directed at local residents in Cancun and the state of Quintana Roo has revealed some interesting trends in regards to the problems impacting them the most. In particular, the study revealed how little concern residents have for the growing …

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These Beaches Have The Lowest Amounts Of Sargassum In Cancun This Week

Sargassum seaweed continues to be an issue for Cancun beach goers as the microalgae regularly washes up on local beaches. This doesn’t mean that all of the beaches in Cancun are riddled with sargassum. In fact, there are plenty of spots that are virtually free of the foul smelling seaweed. This in part due to …

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150 Arrested At Cozumel Carnival

Fighting, Drunken Abuse, And Public Aggression Mar Century-Old Festival Around one hundred and fifty people were arrested at the Cozumel Carnival over the weekend for an array of offenses. At least one person was admitted to the hospital with serious injuries. According to multiple reports, the arrests were made over the course of the entire …

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Cozumel vs Playa del Carmen: The Differences Travelers Need To Know

Cozumel and Playa del Carmen are two of the Mexican Caribbean’s most popular destinations. But how do they differ, and how can you choose between them? Here, we’ll run through the main differences between Cozumel and Playa del Carmen that travelers need to know.  1. Cozumel’s an island, Playa del Carmen’s on the mainland It’s …

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60KM Long Sargassum Seaweed Barrier May Be Built Near Cancun

Drastic Measures May Be Taken As Current Protocols Appear To Be Failing Experts from the Sargassum Monitoring Network are proposing a massive new project in Cancun and Quintana Roo’s quest to beat the sargassum seaweed problem. The project could see a gargantuan oceanic barrier placed at sea. The project, nicknamed Project 60/60, proposes that a …

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American Man Dies Snorkeling In Cozumel

Heart Attack Was The Expected Cause Of Death An elderly American man tragically lost his life while snorkeling near Cozumel on Wednesday. A heart attack was announced as the probable cause of death. The incident took place in the Northern end of Cozumel after a body was reported as floating lifeless in the water. The …

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600 Thousand Cruise Passengers Visited Cozumel In The First Three Months of 2022

Strong Start To The Year For Hard-Hit Cruise Industry The cruise port of Cozumel received over 600 thousand visitors from ships alone in the first three months of 2022. The figures highlight a strong rebound after a tough two years of COVID. The figures, released by the Integral Port Administration of Quintana Roo, show that …

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4 Million Cruise Passengers Expected To Visit Cozumel & Mahual In 2022

Over 1000 Ships Will Pass Through The State’s Ports In 2022 Quintana Roo can expect regular influxes of huge amounts of cruise ship passengers at its popular ports of Cozumel and Mahual. Over 4 million are anticipated to pass through the state in 2022. Mexico as a whole will be receiving 2113 cruise ships along …

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Experts Warn That Sargassum In Cancun Can Cause Mild Skin Rashes For Some Tourists

The foul smelling seaweed that washes up on Cancun beaches from time to time may not just be an eyesore that tourists have to deal with! Cancun beaches were the envy of the world because of their white coloring that contrasted perfectly with the light blue ocean. In the past few years though, large amounts …

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