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Iconic Mamitas Beach Wiped Out by Oceanic Fury

The renowned Mamitas Beach in Playa del Carmen, Quintana Roo, has seemingly vanished due to intense oceanic activity. Disturbing imagery suggests that the popular beach may have been swept away by powerful waves.

Before-and-after photographs indicate that Mamitas Beach, once a tranquil oasis on the Riviera Maya, has been dramatically affected by robust waves. Recent surges have severely impacted the iconic beach, altering its once serene landscape.

The disappearance of Mamitas Beach was brought to light through images and videos shared on social media in June, which quickly gained traction. The footage showcases the extent of the damage, with the sea infiltrating local entertainment venues. YouTuber Chacho Rivera recorded the situation, showing waves reaching the shoreline and even damaging structures like the Mamita's Beach Club restaurant.

Real estate firms and hotel operators have come under fire for their role in the beach's disappearance. They stand accused of destroying mangroves, building too close to the shoreline, and mishandling machinery. Experts also point to climate change as a possible contributing factor, threatening not only the beach's natural beauty but also the local economy.

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