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As Cancun and the Mexican Caribbean head into one of the busiest summer seasons on record, a number of resort hotspots in the sunny region are bolstering their sargassum strategies.  One standout among the crowd is Playa del Carmen, a quaint city destination just south of Cancun.  With tons of sargassum seaweed expected to affect the …

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Playa del Carmen beaches could soon see a huge influx of sargassum seaweed as temperatures soar in the coastal region due to ongoing heatwaves.  Meteorological experts say that higher temperatures could be linked to greater sargassum levels, potentially worsening the Mexican Caribbean’s seaweed situation.  Home to dozens of quaint white-sand beaches, Playa del Carmen is …

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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 …

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Across the Mexican Caribbean, there is no shortage of reasons to visit this stunning corner of the Americas. Electric nightlife, historical experiences, and a long list of adventurous activities keep travelers far away from boredom while on vacation. However, the biggest draw to the Mexican Caribbean is the promise of sun, sea, and sand—the backbone …

Read More about Mexican Caribbean Begins New Initiative To Protect Traveler’s Health

Stunning white-sand beaches are a hallmark of Cancun and the Mexican Caribbean’s geography and are a draw for millions of travelers each year. A new study published this week by environmental officials reveals which locations around the sunny region have the cleanest beaches for swimming this year. Despite record-breaking travel numbers, all of Quintana Roo’s …

Read More about These Mexican Caribbean Hotspots Have The Cleanest Beaches According To New Study

Beaches in Cancun have a good reputation for cleanliness, but at times this image can take a bit of a hit. All it takes is for a few careless or unbothered visitors/locals to leave garbage behind and create a negative situation for everybody else. Not to mention the well-reported issues the destination has faced with …

Read More about 3 Reasons Cancun’s Beaches Will Be More Pristine Than Ever For Tourists This Year

In a remarkable development compared to earlier predictions, the latest summer sargassum forecast published by Quintana Roo’s Sargassum Monitoring network indicates that the seaweed season could end early this year. According to experts from the environmental agency, sargassum seaweed patches are expected on the Mexican Caribbean coastline this summer, but in lesser amounts than in …

Read More about New Forecast Shows Cancun Sargassum Season Could End Early This Year

The idyllic coastal town of Akumal is seeing its popularity explode as travelers flock to its sargassum-free shores. Located south of Cancun, Akumal has redoubled efforts to remove seaweed from its beaches, making this sun-soaked destination one of the best Riviera Maya getaways this summer. With sargassum seaweed plaguing many Mexican Caribbean hotspots, here’s why travelers are …

Read More about This Popular Destination South Of Cancun Is The Perfect Escape From Sargassum Right Now

Sargassum has become the main concern faced by travelers during their vacations in Cancun and the Mexican Caribbean. Several popular Cancun resorts have decided to take matters into their own hands, announcing new programs to eliminate the foul-smelling seaweed from their beaches. Melía, Riu, and Barceló are some of the latest hospitality chains to enact …

Read More about These Popular Cancun Resorts Announce Their Own Plans For Keeping Sargassum At Bay

With sargassum making an unusually early appearance this year, cities across the Mexican Caribbean have started taking drastic measures to contend with record seaweed levels. Millions of travelers are expected to visit some of the region’s most popular resort hotspots over the coming months, including Cancun, Playa del Carmen, and Tulum. Here’s a small recap …

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