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Address: on Phi Phi Ley, Ko Phi Phi Don, Thailand
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The world famous Maya Bay, location of the film “The Beach” starring...

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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Beautiful but to many tourists

Went in the late afternoon. The beach and bay were loaded with tourists and boats. Never seen so crowded anywhere in Thailand. Ruined the experience for me personally. More land... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Went in the late afternoon. The beach and bay were loaded with tourists and boats. Never seen so crowded anywhere in Thailand. Ruined the experience for me personally. More land inward there is a nice path that leads to other side of island. Can't remember the place of the bay. Couple of boats there. Enough space to go snorkling there.... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Maya bay is still a beautiful place to visit although it has been somewhat spoilt by the number of tourist and "booze cruises" visiting it on a daily basis. We arrived at maya bay at 4pm and there was quite a lot of people there, but from what I had read I was expecting a lot more. We found a... More 

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Thank Gemma E
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

The main Beach is over crowded and so not worth going to. If you take a private long boat/taxi boat you can ask to go to one of the other smaller beaches where the snorkelling is actually good.

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Thank Jade C
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

What to say, its a beautiful beach, and the sand it fine and soft, but it is crowded. I can only imagine how nice it would be if it were quiet, but when you show up you will be with several hundred other tourists. It is a beautiful cove, and the pictures are great, but an hour on the beach... More 

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We went here as a day trip & it was a complete waste of time. A beautiful bay surrounded by limestone cliffs & beautiful white sand & crystal clear blue water...and about 200 boats. There must've been 2000 people on the beach & nobody had an opportunity to get a decent pic. Popularity has ruined this beach, Leonardo deCaprio has... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We took an afternoon trip to Maya Bay from Phuket. What a beautiful place. The water is so clear here its unbelievable! It was better going later in the afternoon as it was not so crowded. A great place to relax and enjoy the surroundings for sure! A must see if you are visiting Thailand.

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Thank Viklc
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

such a surreal... white and powdery sand, crystal clear water and amazing view...but be-careful for there are some sea urchins that scattered everywhere and also some sharp corals.. be sure to wear some footwear's or protector...

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Very beautiful bay. We stopped by with out dive tour and it was a beautiful spot. Very busy though and a lot of boats everywhere. Worth going though!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This is one of the most beautiful places to visit in Krabi. it is so scenic and beautiful. we loved it there.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Wonderful beach which is covered by the limestone cliffs, from one way only you can enter the beach from the sea. The view is super magnificent, the water is very clear. This is totally different than any other beaches in Thailand and must see. Also the place around Maybay is very good for snorkeling (not at the beach though), you... More 

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