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Cancun Beaches Not The Only Place Visitors Are Having To Deal With Sargassum 

The Cancun coast has been covered with sargassum over the last couple of months and now the beaches are not the only place visitors will have to deal with the brown, smelly seaweed. Visitors to the Riviera Maya area recently shared images on social networks showing two popular parks overrun with sargassum. The amounts of …

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Unlicensed Vendors Are Being Removed From Tulum Beaches

The conflict over potential clients in Tulum beaches continues to rage on, as regulated workers once again have called on local authorities to remove unlicensed vendors from their territory. Authorities have begun removing unlicensed vendors from public beaches like the Tulum National park beach, and the Punta Piedra area. Tulum beach, as it’s sometimes commonly …

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Cleanup Of Cancun Cenotes Underway After High Levels Of Contamination Found 

Cenotes are a much-loved way to cool off and take some leisure time in Cancun, but pollution of the natural swimming holes has led to the need for a cleanup operation after high levels of contamination have been found in some. Cleanup is underway in 10 or more of Cancun’s cenotes located in and around the …

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Cancun Restaurants Plan To Upgrade Security After Shootings At Two Restaurants

After the shootings that took place at two chain restaurants in Cancun, and Playa del Carmen restaurant owners have been in meetings with local authorities to try and address the situation. Multiple potential solutions have been discussed between local business leaders and police to try and come up with a strategy to prevent these types of …

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2 Chain Restaurants In Cancun And Playa del Carmen Targeted In Shootings

Two locations of the chain restaurants known as Tortas Goyo were attacked by gunmen Wednesday, the authorities are still investigating the case. As things stand though there have been no casualties or injuries to report in either instance. Still, the fact that two locations of the same restaurant were shot at has perplexed authorities who …

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The 4 Best Resorts For Groups In The Riviera Maya

There are some great resorts in the Riviera Maya, with many aimed at couples, and others suitable for standard-sized families. But when you want to travel with a group of friends, or larger family groups, it can be more difficult to find a good fit.  Here are some resorts in Cancun and the Riviera Maya …

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Judge Orders Temporary Pause to Maya Train Construction From Playa Del Carmen To Tulum

A judge in Yucatan, Mexico, issued an order to pause the Maya Train work temporarily. This ruling is only for the stretch covering Playa del Carmen to Tulum, for not having an authorized environmental impact report. The Maya Train is a mega-project promoted by Mexico’s President, Andrés Manuel López Obrador. Construction was halted after a …

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Maya Train Will Cost More For Cancun Tourists And Less For Locals 

According to federal government officials, the new Maya Train that is currently being built will cost more for tourists than for locals.  Set to begin riding next year, the train will connect a number of destinations, allowing for quicker, easier travel between certain areas within the southeastern region of Mexico.  Although it will not be …

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Many Cancun Beaches Are Now Free Of Sargassum 

Over the last week, the amount of sargassum on many Cancun beaches has subsided. This is a welcome event for tourists visiting during the holiday week and for locals that have some time off to spend at the beaches due to the holiday. Sargassum, a type of seaweed that emits an unpleasant smell during the …

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Task Force Formed To Address Excessive Amounts of Seaweed in Cancun  

With the levels of seaweed (sargassum) on the beaches of the Riviera Maya and Cancun continuing to rise, a task force has been formed to address the problem. The task force consists of scientists, researchers, government officials, academics, and businessmen. These individuals will not only focus on the removal of the sargassum that has already …

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