Thailand’s Maya Bay made famous by The Beach to be closed to tourists indefinitely

Thailand’s Maya Bay made famous by The Beach to be closed

Maya Bay in Thailand is being closed indefinitely to give its ecosystem time to recover from damage made by tourists.

Thailand bay made famous by The Beach closed indefinitely

Up to 5,000 tourists a day arrived at Maya Bay, causing huge environmental damage, officials said. Photograph: Dietrich Herlan/Getty Images One of the world’s most popular beaches, made famous

Thailand’s Maya Bay closed indefinitely | CNN Travel

Travelers hoping to visit Thailand’s Maya Bay, made famous in the 2000 Leonardo DiCaprio movie «The Beach,» are going to have to wait a while longer to take in its creamy white shores and towering

Thailand’s Maya Bay — made famous by the movie ‘The Beach

Watch video · A Thai beach made famous by the 2000 Leonardo DiCaprio movie The Beach will stay closed indefinitely to give its ecosystem time to recover, authorities said on Tuesday. Maya Bay…

Thailand’s Maya Bay beach made popular by ‘The Beach

Thailand does close national parks annually for a variety of reasons, from extreme weather to ecological recovery, but this is the first time Maya Bay has been shut — though environmentalists

Thailand’s Maya Bay – made famous by ’The Beach’ – to

In this photo taken Thursday, May 31, 2018, tourists enjoy the beach on Maya Bay, Phi Phi Leh island in Krabi province, Thailand. Maya Bay will close to tourists indefinitely until its ecosystem returns to its full condition, the Department of National Parks, Wildlife and Plant Conservation said in a Monday announcement published on the Royal Gazette.

Thailand’s Maya Bay, made famous in The Beach movie, shut

BANGKOK (AFP) – The glittering Thai bay immortalised in the movie The Beach will be closed indefinitely to allow it to recover from the impact of hordes of tourists, an official said on Wednesday

Thai bay made famous in ‘The Beach’ shut indefinitely

Thousands of tourists descended on Thailand’s Maya Bay daily before the ban The glittering Thai bay immortalised in the movie «The Beach» will be closed indefinitely to allow it to recover from

Thailand is closing its iconic bay from ‘The Beach

The iconic bay, made famous by the 2000 film «The Beach,» is shutting its doors to tourists indefinitely. Thailand’s Department of National Parks, Wildlife and Plant Conservation announced on

Thailand’s Maya Bay, location for The Beach, to close to

Maya Bay gets up to 5,000 visitors a day, with most tourists travelling by boat from Phuket or Koh Phi Phi. Much of that tourism has been spurred by the film The Beach, released in 2000 and

Maya Bay, the exotic location in Thailand made famous by

Leonardo DiCaprio’s 2000 movie ‘The Beach’ was shot in the spectacular locales of Thailand’s Ko Phi Phi Leh island, more specifically, the Maya Bay.