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“Beautiful but busy”
Review of Maya Bay

Maya Bay
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Full-Day Tour to Phi Phi Leh by Longtail Boat...
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Owner description: 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.
Reviewed 6 April 2018 via mobile

Having watched The Beach a couple of times when we booked Thailand for me Maya Bay was a must, we did it as part of a package day tour. The bay is stunning every bit as impressive as in the film the only thing that let's it down is the amount of people don't get me wrong it is not as bad as some make out you are not like sardines but you do find it hard to take in the beauty of the place.

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Reviewed 6 April 2018 via mobile

My teenage daughter was very keen to visit. Luckily our longboat skipper knew his stuff like most spots in thailand there’s a charge We did some snorkelling off the bay the beach itself was packed but our guide slipped to a quieter more beautiful place , maya bay overrated

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Reviewed 6 April 2018

Maya Bay is beautiful, cristal clear water the sand like flour..amazing! Take a walk in the "jungle", its very quiet and amazing! Important thing: take the "avoid the crowed" tour (or hire a privet boat), which starts at 6AM from the pier! This way will be only 1-2 longtail boats at the bay when you arrive..!! We spent 1,5 hour here, and when we departed there were no space to swim or enjoy the view - at least 25-30 speedboats/longtail boats were docking at the bay (its mean 15-25 pay per boat..)!
So definitely a must see - but only in the early morning!

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Reviewed 6 April 2018

Lots of people but not so crowed that there was a lack of space to enjoy. This is a must see when in Thailand.

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Reviewed 5 April 2018

Very picturesque and the ocean is great for swimming. This was one of our stops on a tour of several locations and I liked this a lot. One of those places were living it is far better than seeing a picture.

Thank JH_10999
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