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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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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
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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
1  Thank sands196
Reviewed 31 December 2018 via mobile

It's closed as per govt. Rules so we were close to it but not able to touch the beach but we went into water nearby it was crystal clear

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank mohit406
Reviewed 29 December 2018 via mobile

One of the most beautiful places in Thailand! It was a wonderful experience to be able to watch the sunset from there ☀️😇

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank pakibana24
Reviewed 29 December 2018

Since the bay is closed, we could only see it from afar. It looked beautiful and based upon all the damage done to the beach and coral, we are happy it is closed. We visited a nearby beach that was soon to be destroyed similar...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank Profguy
Reviewed 28 December 2018

The beach is good. Excellent location. About 90 minutes by boat from Krabi. Many activities to do. I feel the authorities should look after tourists by having a few washing areas and showers to make it tourist friendly. Every activity seems to be a bit...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 27 December 2018 via mobile

Over advertised due to The Beach. Other prettier places near Phi Phi - eg. Lagoon Bay, Shark point etc.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank NATyolo
Reviewed 26 December 2018 via mobile

The stop here surprised me somewhat as I understood the beach was closed. The beach itself is closed but the bay is open. The coral is dead and the water polluted by waste from the hundreds of boats that visit every day. In my opinion...More

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