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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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on Phi Phi Ley, Ko Phi Phi Don, Thailand
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Reviewed yesterday

Overcrowded and really not worth the extra money you have to pay to visit it. Some longboats take you to the other side of the island where you have to climb up and down the ropes to get to the beach. Actually, there is another...More

Thank prr100
Reviewed 2 days ago

Too many people squeezed into what was once a pristine marine sanctuary. Boats crushing coral each time they attempt to beach at low tide. Still beautiful, but steps need to be taken to protect this area.

Thank T S
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This place will remind u of the movie.. the beach :) Must visit but keep it clean.. clear water with a majestic view. U gotta be very careful as people are very strict abt the maintenance of this beach.

Thank shruti2811
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I first visited Phi Phi 12 years ago. Very different place now. Absolute hoards of people (mostly massive groups of Chinese) have turned this sight into an image resembling a plague of mice. After paying 400thb so called National Park fee to access Maya Bay...More

Thank rivermak12345
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

It's a beautiful beach, and definitely worth a visit. Be sure to get there really early or it's like a theme park!! We arrived around 8:30am and enjoyed the beach with just a few people on, but the time we left the area was full...More

Thank Joevinder
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

A really beautiful beach! But try to get a boat as early as possible, otherwise its really crowded. And watch the movie 'The Beach' afterwards ;)

Thank Moritz F
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Don't get me wrong, Maya beach is gorgeous! It is however very cramped with tourists, even during low season. There's also quite a bit of rubbish in the water which kind of ruins the beautiful scenery. We did have a good time and it's definitely...More

Thank Louise N
Reviewed 1 week ago

We went for the more expensive luxury speed boat option from Koh Phi Phi and we were not disappointed! This trip is really amazing! The swimming and the beauty are truly something to take in. It is really busy and can be annoying with all...More

Thank GregTitaliano
Reviewed 1 week ago

the beach is shallow and very safe for children. no big waves and you can go pretty far ahead walking in water till your waist.

Thank edgeliver
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you are going to ko phi phi/phuket you must take the 7 islands tour and visit the maya bay. It doesn't cost a lot, the all day trip is 600 baht and 400 baht for entering the Maya bay. Don't miss it.

Thank Tomer B
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How to book a long tail boat the day before with a local guy to get early in the morning to maya bay?
27 May 2017|
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Response from Ashley M | Reviewed this property |
There is plenty long tail boats available for hire. They will charge you one fee and take you all around the island to maya bay, monkey beach etc daily rate from 7am-1pm usually is 2000 baht
Everyone recommends to go early so should we just go at about 4pm or later seeing as everyone gives the same advice?? Just wondering because the "beat the crowd" trips are advertised e everywhere
26 March 2017|
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Response from ChandniSDey | Reviewed this property |
most of the tour companies offer day trip to Maya bay so by the time you reach it will be crowded, mornings are less crowded compared to the later part of the day, but the crowd does not cause much of a problem, you will... More