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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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Although closed currently by the Thai government to allow coral to grow, we were still able to snorkel in waters off Maya bay, the water is exceptional and can see some great sealife

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Vicrams-travels
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This is an amazing place even though it’s closed this period from the authorities. We reached it with a yacht but from some distance. I think what makes it more intersting as a hot spot is the movie “the beach”.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Lazaros C
Reviewed 6 days ago

We did 2 tours that lead us to Maya Bay - one was a 'early morning beat the crowd' snorkeling trip (a bust) and second a 'swim with plankton at night' trip (which was very good!) The early morning trip - we could only take...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank SandyBC
Reviewed 6 days ago

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 1 week ago 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 1 week ago 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 1 week ago

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
Thank pickytraveller2016
Reviewed 1 week ago 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 1 week ago 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 2 weeks ago

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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jayabandyopadhyay
15 December 2018|
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Response from Amit P | Reviewed this property |
You have to inquire about it when you reach at Phi Phi Island. The dates on which it would open is not fixed...
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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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