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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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Stunning but crazy crowds

There is no denying the Phi Phi Islands, including Maya Bay are stunning. The dramatic sheer cliffs, caves and soaring rock formations are really beautiful and something to see... read more

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Alicante, Spain
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28 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed today NEW via mobile

Having read the reviews about walking on nets, dangerous, rip offs, overcharging etc we chose to go with a company called Vitamin Sea - cannot rate them highly enough. Maya Bay was just one of the stops that day, we went STRAIGHT to the beach, the sea was very clean as was the sand. We were NOT charged any extra,... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

There is no denying the Phi Phi Islands, including Maya Bay are stunning. The dramatic sheer cliffs, caves and soaring rock formations are really beautiful and something to see. But. The insane number of boats and crowds of tourists really spoil the experience. We literally could not see the famous 'beach' for the thousands of people behind the hundreds of... More 

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Bangalore, Karnataka, India
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13 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

It was beautiful and Clean. The View, the beach and the inside area, everything was awesome. Entry ticket costs 450 BAHT.

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Thank Raj V
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Im really happy i was on this beach. It was totaly full of People, but we were there quite a long time and almost everybody left. It is an amazing place

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Sao Paulo, SP
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

I was skeptical about this place, but it is really amazing, well preserved with white sands and warm blue/green and sea. Avoid the crowd renting a private longtail boat (3.000 Bt). Leave at 7:00am, its worth it.

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Lisbon, Portugal
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

A cool beach to relaxing a bit but nothing much. We spend the all day tour and when we got here we were about a bit sea sick but the beach its very well taken care aswell from the locals.

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Thank Pedro M
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We saw this as a must do attraction when on Phi Phi and decided it was maybe worth getting up early for the 6am starter. Think there's only a couple of tour companies that do it, 100% the right thing to do and well worth the early rise. We were on maya bay by 7.40 and there were no more... More 

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Lebanon, Pennsylvania
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The natural beauty of this place is awesome. The problem is that it's over run by tourists. There are boats and people everywhere and at one spot all of the trash accumulates in the water as you enter the bay. It was a huge disappointment for me.

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Ivybridge, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We were so disappointed with Maya Bay. It is so heavily used as a tourist trap that you can't enjoy any of it without feeling like you're being bearded like cattle. Every inch of the beach and water is covered with people taking selfies and the bay is totally overcrowded with boats. You can't relax or appreciate the views and... More 

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Western Cape, South Africa
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We went on a snorkling trip around Phi Phi and our last stop was Maya Bay. After already paying for the snorkling trip you are forced to pay 400bht extra once you get to Maya Bay. If you don't want to pay it, you can't get off the boat and they make you sit on the boat for an hour... More 

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