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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 2 days ago

Paradise!!! this is the only word I can write about this place! Very clear water! swimming with the fish! Really It's a lovely place!!

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

walked there and sky sunset was great but no water just rocks. it was a 30 minute walk but good exercise and I guess would have been better with signs.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank 484chrisa
Reviewed 1 week ago

The beach here is now closed, you can’t get down on the beach. You can just see it from your boat and take photos. Do its a beach covered with islands. The beach is nice view from the boat but sadly its closed for people...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Pankhuri D
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We of course went to see Maya Bay but due to it being closed and the boat only being able to take you so far...I wouldn’t recommend it. There are many beaches which you can visit nearby that are just as pretty. I basically went...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank G6900VTtracym
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Beach is closed due to humans decimating it, the coral is destroyed by the thousands of boats and the beach needs time to recover from pollution an litter etc, still aa lot of boats outside the perimeter but what a sight

Date of experience: March 2019
1  Thank conregan
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This beach lagoon is so beautiful that it almost doesn't look real. Picture perfect setting. Of course, you can only enjoy it from your boat so as to allow nature to stay pure and not get spoilt! But definitely worth going to view, enjoy and...More

Date of experience: February 2019
1  Thank Kathrynkylee
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The boats still take tourists into the bay, so that you can take a pic, but you cannot approach within 100 m of the beach. Swimming and snorkeling is allowed in the deeper part of the bay.

Date of experience: March 2019
1  Thank Tom_Ragell
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place is amazing! The sand is pure white and feels like walking on talc. Crystal clear water. We were so lucky to visit.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank VickyStokeonTrent
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went on the Maya Bay Plankton Sunset Cruise, it was a brilliantly organised trip and we felt that we definitely got the money worth for it. Although Maya Beach is currently closed to tourists so the boat can only stop in the bay and...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank NatashaWyatt
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing spot, but not worth it now that it is closed. You only see the beach from 600m distance. Very average snorkeling also.

Date of experience: February 2019
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December 15, 2018|
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Response from lphamxx |
I think it is closed indefinitely at this time
October 20, 2018|
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Response from annapaolass | Reviewed this property |
As I know it is closed at moment for enviromental and protection reasons