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Cancun Coast Receives First Sargassum Of 2023

It looks like some beaches in the Riviera Maya will have at least some amounts of sargassum for the winter travel high season. While it was predicted that sargassum season in Cancun was going to arrive only a few months into the new year, the seaweed-like substance has already been showing up on beaches across …

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Sargassum In Playa Del Carmen Will Exceed 2022 Levels, With Season Beginning In March

The shores of Cancun and the surrounding region may be practically sargassum-free at the moment, but that doesn’t mean that sargassum season isn’t approaching. In a local report this week, it was announced that the sargassum levels in parts of the Mexican Caribbean will exceed last year’s levels. The update was released by the University …

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Isla Mujeres Hotels Are Selling Out Fast For Winter Vacations This Year

Headed to the Mexican Caribbean this winter? You better book your accommodation in Isla Mujeres early because hotels are now on track to be sold out for winter vacations this year. It was reported by this Cancun local news agency that hotels on the island are advancing to surpass 95% capacity for the high season, …

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Sargassum Season Is Officially Over In Cancun As Beaches Mostly Free Of Seaweed

Tourists Can Once Again Enjoy Their Vacations Free Of The Foul Smelling Seaweed Sargassum season is finally over in Cancun and the resort of Quintana Roo. After months of some of the highest volumes of the macroalgae plagued the Mexican Caribbean, tourists can now travel with little to no concern for the enjoyment of their …

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The Best Times To Enjoy A Vacation In Cancun Without Sargassum Seaweed

How To Avoid The Smelly Seaweed On Your Next Trip To The Mexican Caribbean Planning a trip to Cancun or anywhere in the Mexican Caribbean is exciting. Whether you’re a beach bum or a Mayan ruin explorer, there’s so much to look forward to about your trip. But, if you’ve never been before, there might …

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800 Tonnes Of Sargassum Collected In June From Cancun Beaches

Large Volumes Still Being Collected Despite Some Beaches Enjoying Lesser Weeks As much as eight hundred tonnes of sargassum seaweed was collected from Cancun’s beaches in June, and over four thousand tonnes in 2022 so far. The staggering figures highlight the monumental task faced by the popular tourist town. According to the government of Benito …

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Mexican Navy Admit Failure In Stopping Sargassum Deposits In Cancun

Effects Of Navy Has Reduced Year On Year As Equipment Struggles With Conditions The Mexican Navy has admitted that its efforts to contain the sargassum problem in the Mexican Caribbean are several under-performing. Problems with equipment have been cited as the greatest barrier to success. On Wednesday, Jose Ojeda, the Mexican Navy Secretary, openly stated …

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Tulum Seaweed Barriers Yet To Be Installed While 50 Beaches Record Excessive Sargassum

Poor Weather And Other Factors Have Postponed The Installation By Over A Month Tulum is facing further surges of sargassum seaweed unprotected as the barriers supposed to be installed almost two months ago are pushed back once more. The sargassum deposits this year are potentially the worst in five years. The Mexican Navy has been …

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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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Cancun Braces For Worst Sargassum Seaweed Season In Five Years

New reports are suggesting that Quintana Roo’s sargassum season could be the worst in five years, worrying the tourist industry. Tens of thousands of tons of seaweed have already been deposited on beaches across the Caribbean. Sargassum is a brown type of seaweed that is known for accumulating on Cancun beaches during the spring and …

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