• Maya Bay to remain closed indefinitely

    2 monthes ago - By Travel and Tourworld

    Thailand tourism officials have announced that they will close the famous Maya Bay for an indefinite period of time, after closing the beach to tourists this past June. Maya Bay was the setting of the 2001 Leonardo DiCaprio film ‘The Beach'.
    The popularity of the movie and the following popularity of the beach brought in tourists in large numbers in Maya Bay, leading Thailand's Department of National Parks, Wildlife and Plant Conservation to keep the park open year round. Most parks in Thailand close for about four months per year.
    However, a decade and a half later, this heavy tourist...
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