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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.
on Phi Phi Ley, Ko Phi Phi Don, Thailand
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An absolutely stunning bay, closed to tourists at moment to allow coral to recover which I was very happy to hear! I was only here as it was part of a snorkelling trip. You can still view it from a boat which pulls up not...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank deecleary94
Reviewed 2 days ago

Maya Bay is closed now for tourists, You can view it only from the boat. To be honest, there are better bays with beaches and better locations. "The Beach" with Di Caprio - that is what made this place famous.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Nat B
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I am so hapoy that the main beach has been closed for humans. On the smaller beach to the side humans have made an aweful mark. Refuse everywhere, bottels and food containers have just been left there. If you have no respect for Gods creation...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Marié-Louise C
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We saw it from a boat and did some snorkeling. Not the best snorkeling spot I've been too coral still dead and recovering from the vast tourism, hench the beach being closed. Personally I wouldn't have bothered but it was part of a tour.

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very beautiful view of the famous beach that now is not anymore opened to tourists since one year, totally understandable and agreeable as the amount of tourists that take a boat tour there every day in high season would probably destroy corals and the integrity...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank 228maddalenad
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Maya bay beach is closed for tourists now and you can only see it from a boat from quite a distance. Its still beautiful white sand beach surrounded by cliffs on 3 sides.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Piyush6
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nicr place with no tourists. It is not allow to enter however there are many boats around. You can take a picture from the boat

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Hana T
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This beach is beautiful, although it was very busy the entire time we were there. It was fun to swim in the clear water and soak up some sunshine in this picture perfect location. Although be careful because there was quite a bit of coral...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Acampbell10
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Unfortunately we didn’t get to go onto Maya beach because it was still under restoration. It looked beautiful though! We got to do snorkeling which is where we saw the most fish and a baby shark!

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank SuzanaD352
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Just a short boat ride from Phi Phi Don and a must if you enjoy calm, turquoise water in hidden beaches and lagoons. Watch De Caprio in The Beach and you'll know where you're going.

Date of experience: January 2019
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15 December 2018|
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Response from Cartagena2019 | Reviewed this property |
They clsed it six months ago, no date for reopening is fixed
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