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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.
  • Excellent46%
  • Very good25%
  • Average17%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible5%
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“beautiful beach” (241 reviews)
“rope ladder” (58 reviews)
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on Phi Phi Ley, Ko Phi Phi Don, Thailand
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"beautiful beach"
in 241 reviews
"rope ladder"
in 58 reviews
"early in the morning"
in 161 reviews
"beat the crowds"
in 38 reviews
"long tail boat"
in 153 reviews
"leonardo dicaprio"
in 41 reviews
"national park"
in 86 reviews
"private boat"
in 67 reviews
"avoid the crowds"
in 51 reviews
"white sand"
in 88 reviews
"day trip"
in 117 reviews
"low tide"
in 41 reviews
"pay baht"
in 52 reviews
"tour boats"
in 38 reviews
"clear water"
in 71 reviews
"monkey beach"
in 61 reviews
"movie"
in 318 reviews
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Depending on the time of year the beach is jam packed with tourists, but the trip still worthwhile. Around the islands the water is clear, warm and great for snorkeling. The water inside Maya Bay is quite white and milky from the high salt content...More

Thank Tony G
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I came here back in 2003 and it was beautiful not to crowded at all back then l, and both Maya bay and the rest of phi was tiny and almost perfect. It was my first time back since then and it’s so different so...More

Thank Brian C
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Don’t go monsoon season may-Oct? Was there July last year and very big wave and rains. Lots tourists too

Thank Frank90204
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited on an early bird tour which was great. No big crowds but the bay was fairly busy with boats. Access should be limited but that aside, it is one of the most beautiful places I have been to.

Thank Ben G
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Awesome awesome day trip, spectacular little island, luckily went out of season so not to busy, also did some scuba diving in the area around Maya Bay

Thank veronicalw37
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The moment your boat enters between the rocks into the Bay Area the view is breath taking, the colour of the sea, the rocks and the sky is mesmerising Too many boats around makes it a very crowded place. Must visit!

Thank Kutubuddin R
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Reviewed 1 week ago

On my 19 days travel I was waiting for this day like every second. However I have to say was not the highlight of my trip. The place is beautiful, but nowadays is so much overcrowded that it literally throws down our excitement. Loads of...More

Thank Nuno D
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The beach itself was very dirty a result from all the nightlife along the beach, very sad to see. Morning and early evening you can avoid much of the garbage and enjoy some sunbathing on an amazing beach. Plenty of kayaks for rent and long...More

Thank Veronica 'Nijha... P
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It’s nice to spend the morning/afternoon there but not too much time cus there is nothing on the island. The place is tiny but nice and relaxing. When a lot of tourists get on the island it’s very crowded but worth the visit

Thank Sheefah L
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I booked a full day tour included Phi Phi Island, Maya Bay and Khai Island. We’re excited to visit Maya Bay as we knew that the Island would close for cleaning from Jun 2018. Although we had seasick but we did enjoy the Bay, nature...More

Thank Candy1908
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Amal H
13 June 2018|
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Response from Dave B | Reviewed this property |
On the news the other day it said for FOUR months. Also as an FYI Phi Phi will also be virtually shut down as it’s the close season when they build and repair for next season starting in November.
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rocksteady516
8 June 2018|
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Response from Shashank A | Reviewed this property |
Yes it is unfortunately closed. I would personally suggest you to look at Krabi,over PhiPhi islands. Its less explored, secluded & a place to be as a couple to enjoy the togetherness
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Ryant_ir
3 June 2018|
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Response from zoeliana | Reviewed this property |
It’s unfortunate you will miss Maya Bay when you visit but so many other places to enjoy so don’t let that spoil or change your plans. Back in March we were based on Bangtao Beach in Phuket and went on 3 tours in total... More
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