Maya Bay is a stunning bay located on Phi Phi Island in Thailand. It gained international fame as the filming location for the movie “The Beach” starring Leonardo DiCaprio.
Location: Maya Bay is situated on the island of Phi Phi Leh, which is part of the Phi Phi Islands archipelago in the Andaman Sea. Phi Phi Leh is located between the islands of Phuket and Krabi.
Natural Beauty: Maya Bay is renowned for its breathtaking beauty. Surrounded by towering limestone cliffs covered in lush greenery, the bay features crystal-clear turquoise waters and a pristine white sandy beach. The picturesque scenery makes it one of the most iconic spots in Thailand.
“The Beach” Movie: Maya Bay gained worldwide recognition after it was featured prominently in the movie “The Beach” in 2000. The film’s popularity attracted a significant number of tourists to the bay.