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The world famous Maya Bay, location of the film “The Beach” starring Leonardo Dicaprio, located in Phi Phi Ley, with white sandy beach, surrounded by gigantic limestone cliffs and coral reefs.
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on Phi Phi Ley, Ko Phi Phi Don, Thailand
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This is teh beach which featured in the film "Beach" with Leonardo de Caprio in 2000. At present, tourists caused so much damage toc orals that this national park can only accessed so that view the beach, like on a picture postcard, but cannot use...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Viktor S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

During island hopping trip we stayed here for lunch. Spent good two hours swimming and just basking in the glory of the beach. Absolutely wonderful.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank shobhal
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It so sad to see all the garbage floating around the snorkeling area. Plastic bags would resemble jelly fish. Too bad there isn;t more of a push from the government to clean up the beaches and waters

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank NY83Wanderlust
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Maya bay was really nice with some stunning views. It’s a shame they closed off access to the beach as they don’t want the natural Colour of the sea to be ruined with all the waste that gets dumped by the hundreds of boat that...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank mo_aiguille
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Being in Thailand can’t be complete without visiting this the most popular place! Ofc there was a many people but usually they are staying there no more than hour, so depending of providers you can ask to stay there little bit longer between one and...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank atika0303
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The Beach is our favourite movie. This is why we wanted to see Thailand. We were sad not to be actually on the “beach “. But just to be there was something we will never forget. We couldn’t go into The lagoon but we were...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Karen J
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It is the scene of the movie"The Beach"... Imagine yourself as Leonardo DiCaprio? Not anymore. The beach was so damaged by the passing day trippers that the National Park closed it. You can venture nearby in the bay, but no landing and no swimming to...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Binouguernsey
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was a stop on an excursion I took that stopped in 5 places. Maya Bay is unbelievably beautiful, what you would see in a postcard, it is that times 100. But if you're expecting a secluded beach, sorry, that isn't happening unless your the...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank wanderlustbdreams
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Breath taking first time I ever snorkeled was here on this trip. Don’t forget your go pro. Enjoy and make sure u snorkel. I did it was great. Beach is still closed. Make sure to look it up if that’s ur hope.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank cj96ss
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The island and the beach was beautiful. But there are just boat loads of tourists! So many tourists that there wasn’t really a spot to sit on the beach. The toilets can’t handle the amount of people and therefore were over flowing. All this took...More

Date of experience: December 2017
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lorzk
21 October 2018|
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Response from annapaolass | Reviewed this property |
As I know it is closed at moment for enviromental and protection reasons
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AmalH456
14 June 2018|
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Response from Dave B | Reviewed this property |
On the news the other day it said for FOUR months. Also as an FYI Phi Phi will also be virtually shut down as it’s the close season when they build and repair for next season starting in November.
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