Bay featured in 'The Beach' closed until 2021

Made famous by the film 'The Beach', starring Leonardo DiCaprio, Thailand's Maya Bay will remain closed until 2021.

Located on Koh Phi Phi Leh Island, Maya Bay was closed in early 2018 and will remain so, as previously reported, for an indeterminate period of time.

However, the country's authorities have now extended the ban on visitors for two years, until 2021 - so that Maya Bay's ecological system has more time to recover from the damage caused by the millions of tourists who visited it.

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