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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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Reviewed 14 January 2019

You can only see Maya Bay from a boat that is quite a distance away. It is still a beautiful experience though.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Kara D
Reviewed 14 January 2019 via mobile

As our first stop on the early sunrise tour, we were the only ones there. The water was amazing and the

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Andrea W
Reviewed 13 January 2019 via mobile

Beautiful place, worth going if possible, this area is a paradise with No doubts, it can be small and crowded but everyone wants to see

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank czerwonasciana
Reviewed 9 January 2019

Even though we were not allowed to go on the beach - Government has closed it permanently to protect the coral - it was still worth seeing. We swam a fair distance from the beach itself and it was amazing. Beautiful sea life around the...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 8 January 2019 via mobile

Even from far away you can see that Maya Bay is beautiful with an amazing beach. But the thing is - that’s it. You can look in awe at it, but the big difference would come in if we could be on it. But of...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank FloopySandlet101
Reviewed 8 January 2019 via mobile

We were there in December but we couldn’t swim or cruise down to the beach, it was forbidden from the government to protect the corals but even though we couldn’t get enough from looking at the beach and the water it is definitely worth going...More

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank Hoda-ch1
Reviewed 5 January 2019

Stunning beach you can see why everyone goes on about this place, it can get a little crowded but would still recommend seeing this place

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Toni431
Reviewed 4 January 2019 via mobile

Even though the beach is closed for tourists, it's still very beautiful from distance. It's interesting to visit and also snorkeling is nice.

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank 11santab
Reviewed 3 January 2019 via mobile

Beautiful scenic beach. The water is so clear and picture perfect. What I love more than the beach is the surrounding forestry. It truely adds a wonderful ambience to the place. Ofcourse it was full of tourists but not too busy. Everyone generally minds their...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank house_of_lyric
Reviewed 31 December 2018 via mobile

Maya bay is always crowded. It is beautiful to see but if you aren't fans of crowds you should give it a skip. At the moment the bay closed so that the reef can recover but the tours will still take you as far in...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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jayabandyopadhyay
15 December 2018|
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Response from lphamxx |
I think it is closed indefinitely at this time
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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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