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Popular tourist beach in Thailand forced to CLOSE due to damage from increasing visitors

A famous beach in Thailand is shutting to tourists for the first time thanks to the damage that has been caused.

Maya Bay, found on the island of Koh Phi Phi has banned tourists from visiting until September in a bid to reverse the damage.

It is famous for having featured in the Leonardo Dicaprio film The Beach in 2000, which has since boosted tourism to the area.

As many as 5,000 people visit the beach which is travelled to via boat from the mainland Phuket or Krabi.

However, this has since had an effect on the coral, which ne…
Daily Express :: Travel Feed

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