The Thai beach, which became famous for the movie "The Beach" by Leonardo DiCaprio in 2000, is being closed due to tourist damage
According to the Associated Press, Maya Bay on Koh Phi Phi Leh Island will be closed to all visitors for four months every year, starting in June, to allow coral reefs and marine life to recover. Thailand's National Parks and Wildlife Department Made the Decision Wednesday
More than 200 boats and 4,000 people visit the beach every day, and recent surveys conducted by marine biologists have revealed that parts of the reefs have disappeared and life in the sea has disappeared  Also Read: Leonardo DiCaprio joins Manan of Tarantino
Thailand closes many of its marine national parks from mid-May to mid-October, but Maya Bay is open year-round since the movie since the movie
"Overworked and tired, all the beauty of the beach has disappeared, we need a break for the beach," said Thon Thamrongnawasawat, a member of the Thai National Strategy Committee on Environmental Development, to the AP.
When it reopens, there will be a daily limit of 2,000 tourists who will be able to reach the beach , Boats are no longer allowed to anchor.
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