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First Motto By Hilton In Mexico Officially Opens In Tulum

Motto by Hilton, a new lifestyle brand by Hilton, has opened its first hotel in Latin America in the beautiful city of Tulum, Mexico. The 115-room hotel is situated within the Hunab mixed-use lifestyle center and surrounded by a jungle with ancient ruins and pristine beaches. Their eco-friendly featured design, authentic food and beverage offerings, …

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How Much Seaweed To Expect On Cancun Beaches This Winter

When we think about beach trips to Cancun, most of us picture gently breaking waves, shade-providing palm trees, and pristine, white-sanded beaches. Unfortunately, as most travelers realized this year, the presence of the stinky seaweed sargassum on the beaches of Cancun became a problem that many found hard to avoid. Its pungent stench and unsightly …

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Playa del Carmen Beaches Are Sargassum-Free For First Time In 6 Months

Playa del Carmen’s beaches are sargassum-free for the first time in over six months as the Atlantic hurricane season is helping keep the brown seaweed at bay. The resort town has struggled to contain vast quantities of sargassum seaweed over the summer, with authorities this year cleaning up more sargassum than at any point in …

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Isla Mujeres Beaches Have Been Sargassum-Free Since July

Now is one of the best times to visit beaches in Isla Mujeres, which have reported low sargassum levels since July. The tropical island has managed to keep the pesky algae at bay unlike other destinations in the Mexican Caribbean, which have struggled with high levels of the brown seaweed over the summer. Just several …

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Holbox Beaches Are Going Viral Thanks To This Natural Phenomenon

For some, it’s a bucket list experience, for others, it comes as an unexpected but unforgettable surprise. Whatever the case, beaches in Holbox, an emerging tourist hotspot north of Cancun, are increasingly popular thanks to a natural phenomenon: bioluminescent beaches.  This naturally-occurring wonder may seem out of this world, but it has a very scientific …

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Cancun Government Ramping Up Efforts To Keep Beaches Clean

Keeping Cancun’s top-rated beaches clean this summer is a major priority for the local government as millions of tourists visit the area over the next few months. Aside from sargassum, a naturally-occurring seaweed, pollution, and plastic waste remain an issue facing the area’s beaches. In order to maintain beaches in pristine condition, Cancun’s government is …

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4 Women Swept Out To Sea In Cozumel

Last Sunday afternoon, Cozumel lifeguard Jorge Cauich noticed four women being swept into the ocean on San Martin beach. The group consisted of two 17-year-old girls from Cozumel, as well as a 28-year-old and 30-year-old, both from Ciudad Juarez, Chihuahua. Cauich managed to save all four women as well as notify other lifeguards of the …

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Only 10 Percent Of Hotels Rooms Are Left In Playa del Carmen This Summer

Playa del Carmen is one of the most popular destinations in the Mexican Caribbean this summer as city officials forecast that only 10% of hotel rooms are left in the city. The popular destination has recently taken several measures to bolster tourist security in the area and clean up record amounts of sargassum from its …

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Crocodile Found Swimming On Tulum Beach Still Not Captured 

Visitors on one of Tulum’s beaches got a surprise recently when they noticed a crocodile swimming in the water, and according to reports the reptile still has not been captured.  The sighting took place outside of the Casa Malca hotel and a short time later guests at another hotel also reported seeing a crocodile.  This …

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Cancun Lifeguards Save Russian Tourist From Drowning

Successful Rescue Is Good News After Multiple Drownings In Past Weeks A Russian bather was successfully rescued by local lifeguards in the Cancun Hotel Zone. The dramatic rescue was good news after a string of tragic drownings have taken place in the area over the past month. According to reports, the Russian tourist was swimming …

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