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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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If you are planning a trip to Cancun or the Mexican Caribbean over the next few months, this news may not be the most welcome. While predictions by environmental agencies can be wrong from time to time, this week, even more evidence has been found which suggests that this year could well be a record …

Read More about 2023 To Be A Record Year For Sargassum In Cancun And The Mexican Caribbean

The most up-to-date report from the Mexican secretary of the navy states that the Riviera Maya could see up to 3 feet of sargassum buildup this week alone. This is more unwelcome news for travelers on this topic, with the situation showing no signs of letting up in the near future. It is estimated that …

Read More about Riviera Maya Braces For 3 Feet Of Sargassum On Beaches This Week

For nature lovers, one of the most beloved things to do on a vacation to the Mexican Caribbean is to go and swim in the same waters as sea turtles. These beautiful, marine-bound reptiles can be found nesting and then consequently hatching along the coast of the Mayan Riviera, from Cancun down to the small …

Read More about Sargassum & Trash Could Spell The End Of Swimming With Sea Turtles In The Mexican Caribbean

If you’re looking for an alternative to the beach for your next vacation or perhaps an escape from the sargassum that’s currently washing up on the shores, you might be interested in exploring the Mexican Caribbean’s many water landscapes, such as rivers and cenotes. However, did you know that the area is also filled with …

Read More about The Best Lagoons In The Mexican Caribbean For Avoiding Sargassum This Year

The arrival of sargassum in Tulum every year is inevitable, but this year it has arrived early on the Mexican Caribbean coast.  The beaches are already covered with the seaweed, making it difficult for tourists to enjoy the main attraction they seek out when visiting the region.  For this reason, many Tulum tourists are skipping …

Read More about Tulum Tourists Are Skipping The Beach Due To Sargassum, Here’s Where They’re Going Instead 

Sargassum is becoming an increasingly common sight in Cancun’s Blue-Flag beaches as analysts say 2023 could see record levels of the stinky seaweed wash up on Mexican Caribbean shores. New investments in high-tech solutions are constantly popping up, and this week, Cancun officials said they would partner up with a local private firm that promises …

Read More about New Program Launch Could Drastically Reduce Cancun Sargassum Levels This Year

Sargassum season has made its way to the beaches along the Riviera Maya early this year. While it’s not the best news for travelers, tourism still doesn’t seem to be slowing down in the region. If you’re on vacation in Playa del Carmen and notice that the beaches have a little too much of the …

Read More about Avoid Sargassum In Playa Del Carmen At These 5 Resorts With Picture-Perfect Pools

Sargassum levels in the Riviera Maya are expected to nearly double compared to levels seen last year. Despite earlier warnings at the start of the year suggesting that 2023 could bring some much-needed and welcome respite from the invasive stinky seaweed, more recent findings from scientific bodies in the region have released the news that …

Read More about Sargassum In The Riviera Maya This Year Expected To Nearly Double Compared To 2022 Levels

In recent days the arrival of sargassum in Playa del Carmen has been occurring at higher levels than usual for this early in the season.  So much sargassum is arriving that it has prompted the local government to spring into action to clear the beaches.  Now, Playa del Carmen is preparing to remove the sargassum …

Read More about Playa Del Carmen Prepares To Remove Sargassum As Massive Amounts Arrive On The Beaches