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What people say

"Nestled within cliffs rising up to 100 meters on three sides, Maya Bay is a remarkably beautiful bay boasting multiple beaches, some of which are small and appear only during low tide. The primary beach stretches approximately 200 meters, offering a soft white sand shoreline. The entire bay is essentially a vast reef teeming with colorful coral and exotic fish visible through exceptionally clear water. Following the filming of The Beach (1999) at Maya Bay, the location became a prominent attraction on Phi Phi Island. While already popular prior to the movie, the global recognition garnered after the film's release has made Maya Bay a household name even for those unfamiliar with Phi Phi Island."
"One of the most beautiful beaches in Thailand. It can only be accessed by taking a day trip or boat and you cannot swim in the water due to pollution from tourists. But it's still a beautiful place to visit and take some pictures on the beach!"
"Another stop on the boat tour, lots of opportunities for photo ops and snorkeling. "

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