Maya Bay, Ko Phi Phi Don

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#Water Body, #Beach, #Must See
Take a trip to Maya Bay, the picturesque alcove featured in the 2000 film "The Beach," based on Alex Garland's book of the same name. Relax on the pleasant white sand or head out into the turquoise water on a diving or snorkeling trip to explore the diverse marine environment. Facilities nearby are basic, yet convenient and nice enough to cater to the large amount of international tourists visiting the site each year. Before you head to Ko Phi Phi Don, plan trip itinerary details with our user-friendly Ko Phi Phi Don trip builder , to make sure you see all that Ko Phi Phi Don has to offer, including Maya Bay.
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  • Wonderful site with an incredible beach. If you can come after the 13 HS that there the big boats have already been and you enjoy more
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  • In an effort to beat the crowds which pretty much proved impossible. I made an early morning 630am trip to Phi Phi Ley. Maya Beach being the first stop. A lovely sheltered bay made famous by that Leo ...  more »
  • Beautiful beach, the sand is fine and the turquoise water. Too bad that there is so many people. It closes from June to September.
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  • A true gem in Southern Thailand. Got its famous status from the movie The Beach. Turquoise colored bay with a mass tourism overrunning this place. Have a hike up the mountain to have a better view point. Only accessible by boat. When visiting Phi Phi Island do not miss to visit Maya Bay...
  • "The Beach" movie shoot location. Its a beautiful beach in Phi Phi. You have to go by ferry or boat here. 400 baht is the national park fee here apart from what you to ferry tour. Its quite expensive. No doubt its beautiful but not worth 400baht.
  • Beautiful beach that you have to get a boat from Phuket to come visit. Get the 7 am tour so you can beat the tourists groups and enjoy a relatively empty beach to yourself before the throngs of tourists come and occupy the beach for the day and night. Overnight tourists are not allowed thankfully. This place was made popular by the Hollywood movie The Beach which starred Leonardo Dicaprio
  • One of the most beautiful beaches I have seen and I have see A LOT all around the world. As everyone else has mentioned you must expect this place to be absolutely packed. You won't want to stay long because of the crowd but it is something you must do 1 time in your life. We almost didn't go because of the crowds but I'm glad we did the island hopping tour to see it briefly.
  • Lovely beach now closed to tourists from June 1st until September.
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