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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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Great place for a short visit - beautiful scenery

Visited this as part of a speedboat tour organised by Andaman Islands Tour & Travel from Trang. I visited in early October which was low season but still plenty of people and... read more

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

Go very early to avoid crowds (like 6am)... nice beach.... tip: if u have the personal boat ask him to take you at the small beach in front of maya bay, its has a nice picture of maya bay and is low populated.

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Thank Renato S
New Delhi, India
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15 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Wow is the first word came when we saw this Island, it is extremely Beautiful Island....I will recommend it to Couples.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Visited this as part of a speedboat tour organised by Andaman Islands Tour & Travel from Trang. I visited in early October which was low season but still plenty of people and boats. We were very lucky to actually visit Maya Beach as during bad weather , the boats cannot get to this beach. We had a rough crossing to... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We went there with a boat and after seeing all the boats docked at the beach and all the people (comparable to Oxford Circus or Time Sq, really) we decided to go back. Potentially it is a nice place with great views but crowds destroy the atmosphere. If you really want to go there I'd suggest going early in the... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Recently visited Maya Beach and while the waters are pristine and beautiful, it is less of a swimming beach and more an attraction for the filming of 'The Beach'. Best suited for people wanting to tan than swimmers.

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Thank shen_i2016
Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Maya Bay is fantastic. If you're in Phi Phi Don, you have to head over to see it at some point. But be prepared for a super crowded beach. Luckily for us it rained and that sent many tourists away. And then the rain stopped and it was beautiful and quiet. We also did snorkeling in Maya Bay which was... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

So the bay is picturesque! Getting there also an experience either way. One way out swim to a rope ladder and climb up, can be a little dangerous so not for the less adventurous of you out there, the other is you will sail/power around the island seeing all the amazing cliffs and scenery and get off the boat in... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Everyone has seen "The Beach", and everyone has these amazing expectations about seeing the same beach through their own eyes. If you have this same expectation in mind, you will set yourself up for disappointment. We went on a half day tour for 400 baht. We went in the afternoon as we were told it was less crowded at that... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Maya Bay has the warm, crystal clear waters and uncharted jungle atmosphere that make you feel like you're on a remote, uncharted island...except for the other 100+ visitors to the site. Still, a jewel of Thailand, in my opinion

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Thank Jesse S
New Delhi, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Everyone has seen this place in movies a couple of times, but the actual view is simply breath taking. Although the place is crowded with a lot of people, you will still enjoy the amazing views this place has to offer.

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