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Ko Phi Phi Le

Ko Phi Phi Don, Thailand
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San Diego, California
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60 reviews 60 reviews
13 attraction reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

Koh Phi Phi Leh that was made famous by the 1998 movie The Beach with Leonardo DiCaprio. Maya Bay is truly beautiful (see photo) and well worth the visit even if it is crowded. Go early in the morning if you want to miss the crowds. We did it on a half-day boat trip for 500 Baht ($15)/person that also... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

the beach is undeniably picturesque. but tourism killed the paradise. i cant take pictures without wormingers at the background. it was horrific to see all the boats covering the shore. i will never go back there anymore.

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

Nice cove just on the other side of Maya Bay. Lots of boat traffic, unfortunately. Lots of trash. We picked up a trash bagful within 5 minutes. There ought to be a campaign for each boat to return with a trash bag full.

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Paris, France
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63 reviews 63 reviews
9 attraction reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

We've almost all seen the famous Leo Di Caprio movie the beach from 2000. At this time, Thailand was this country far far away. South of Thailand really has a lot of magnificiant beaches, in the Krabi area as well as in the Gulf of Thailand. "The beach" is undoubtly one of them, with no hotel on it, but a... More

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Bangalore
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

Its a beautiful beach, one of the most serene I have been. Its quieter with crystal clear blue waters, small fishes swimming near the shore. Awesome!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

We visited Ko Phi Phi Le by longtail boat from a resort in Ko Phi Phi Don. The island is simply amazing with the sheer cliffs rising from the turquoise sea. Maya Beach was the first stop. We got there around 11 am. Our first view of the bay was just speedboats, tightly moored side by side covering almost the... More

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Eltham, London
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

Don't bother. Packed out and looked like a Spanish beach as we sailed in. Did a four hour island trip which was our best day

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

The brochures for these places look amazing and it seems like an awesome day tour via speed boat. What they dont tell you is that its far even by speedboat, the toilet facilities on these islands are disgusting. They try to fit so many islands in one day and its busy busy busy. Too many people, too many boats. We... More

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Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

Ko Phi Phi Le is a beautiful island, the sand and water is stunning but it is hard to swim there due to the number of tourists. The island is literally bursting with tourists so if you get to visit early or late in the day that would probably be better.

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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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117 helpful votes 117 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

Touristy... Touristy... Touristy... :'( It was kind of heartbreaking, this island is dirty, you can see thousands of tourists come each day :( I just had higher expectations, I guess the fame caused by the movie "the beach" destroyed the real beauty of the island.

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