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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?

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

If you’re planning a trip to Cancun it’s pretty safe to say that you’re a beach lover, because Cancun’s beaches are the destination’s number one attraction.    Typically, for much of the year, the stunning white sand beaches are free and clear of a type of seaweed called sargassum.    During the spring and summer months, though, …

Read More about Cancun Installing Sargassum Barriers To Keep Beaches Clean This Summer 

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

Most travelers, when preparing to visit a vacation destination, do a lot of research before their trip.    Research on hotels, activities, restaurants, security, historical and cultural attractions, and weather are all things that travelers look into before choosing a destination.    In the Mexican Caribbean, travelers who know about sargassum also monitor the arrival of the …

Read More about Cancun To Install Webcams For Tourists To Check Sargassum Levels Before Visiting 

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

Anybody who has ever been to Cancun or other vacation destinations along the Mexican Caribbean coast has probably experienced the beaches with at least a little sargassum.    It’s a type of algae or seaweed that washes up on the shores every spring and summer.    So far this year, there hasn’t been too much of it, …

Read More about Sargassum Invasion Threatens Pristine Cancun & Mexican Caribbean Beaches 

Spring is finally here, and for the Mexican Caribbean, this only means one thing –  high season is back. But spring also marks the start of the dreaded sargassum season, typically spanning from April to September. Tons of the macroalgae wash up on the shores of Cancun and the Riviera Maya each year, turning beach …

Read More about Mexican Navy Deploys 30+ Ships to Fight Cancun’s Sargassum Crisis