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Travelers planning an early or mid-June vacation getaway to Cancun or the Mexican Caribbean may want to plan ahead for a potential impact on enjoying their days in the sun, sand, and surf. No, the warning is not yet for a tropical storm alert. It’s a little early in the season for that. This alert …

Read More about Large Scale Cancun Sargassum Invasion Forecasted: Will It Affect Your Trip?

Sargassum is making a comeback in Cancun and the Mexican Caribbean after months of nearly seaweed-free beaches in the region. The sargassum season is already in full swing, and multiple beaches in Playa del Carmen, Tulum, and Cozumel are already experiencing the effects of the foul-smelling macroalgae.  But there is one Mexican Caribbean tropical island …

Read More about Why This Gorgeous Island Near Cancun Is The Perfect Sargassum-Free Destination This Summer

Travelers to Playa del Carmen are fed up and have simply had enough. Enough issues with the high levels of sargassum on the beach and in the waters that is. They recently have taken to social media to express their displeasure with the amount of the stinky brown seaweed hanging around the water and on …

Read More about Tourists Complaining About High Sargassum Levels In Playa Del Carmen

With peak sargassum season right around the corner, hotels in Cancun and the Mexican Caribbean have started staffing up to ensure that tourists to the area enjoy relatively clean beaches during their beach resort vacation getaway. Resorts Attack Sargassum Sargassum, the smelly brown macroalgae that washes up on the shores and beaches of the Mexican …

Read More about Cancun Hotels Adding Hundreds Of Workers To Keep Beaches Sargassum Free This Summer

Although Cancun remains by far the most popular destination in the Mexican Caribbean for U.S. travelers, Costa Mujeres, a hotspot located just north of the coastal city, is vying to steal that title.  That’s all the more so after the coastal resort district was given the Best of the Best Destinations distinction by Tripadvisor, the world’s leading …

Read More about This Rapidly Growing Destination Near Cancun Could Be The Next Big Thing

Resort hotspots across the Mexican Caribbean are deploying a record number of sargassum barriers this spring amid forecasts suggesting more seaweed could hit the region this summer. Not only is sargassum an eyesore for travelers in Cancun and the Mexican Caribbean, but it also emits an unpleasant odor after washing up on shore.  But with …

Read More about More Sargassum Barriers Deployed Across Mexican Caribbean Amid Rising Seaweed Levels

Officials in the Mexican Caribbean have increased the sargassum alert level for the very first time this year. The alert level was raised from level one to level two in the beach resort vacation getaway to warn travelers that their fun in the sun, sand, and surf in the Mexican Caribbean will soon be impacted …

Read More about Sargassum Alert Level Elevated For The First Time This Year For Cancun & Mexican Caribbean Beaches

After enjoying pristine beach conditions for several months in a row, sargassum levels are finally starting to grow across Cancun and the Mexican Caribbean, with new reports showing that up to 300 tons of the smelly seaweed could hit Playa del Carmen daily.  Sargassum typically appears on the Mexican Caribbean coastline during spring, gradually increasing …

Read More about Up To 300 Tons Of Sargassum Hitting Playa Del Carmen Beaches Daily

The state of beaches in Cancun and the Mexican Caribbean is a hot topic among environmental experts as more travelers continue to flock to the popular region.  A new report reveals that several of Cancun’s most popular beaches are seeing more trash and other waste left behind by travelers despite new efforts to shore up …

Read More about These Are The 3 Cancun Beaches Most Affected By Trash Right Now

According to several media reports, beaches on the stunning tropical island of Holbox are slowly beginning to disappear due to growing erosion rates.  Rising sea levels and powerful tropical storms are two of the main factors behind the recent phenomenon, prompting concern among travelers seeking to enjoy the location’s pristine white-sand beaches. As tropical storms …

Read More about Why Beaches On This Popular Island Near Cancun Are Disappearing