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Closure of Thailand tourist hotspot extended until 2021

Years of foot traffic, reef saturation and selfie-obsessed tourists have taken a big toll on an iconic Thai beach.

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Tourism hotspot Maya Bay closes indefinitely

If you’re hoping to reenact scenes from Leo’s cult classic The Beach, you may need to find a new place to do it because Maya bay won’t be reopening any time soon.

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This famous tourist bay in Thailand closes soon for rejuvenation

New information has emerged about the DNP’s temporary closure of the famous Maya Bay. We assume too many Leo hungry tourists were lingering about.

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Thailand to temporarily close famous beach

The beach will be temporarily closed to help slow down the effects of environmental degradation at the tourist hotspot.

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