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Thailand's iconic beach to close to tourists

Tourists jump as they take a group photo at Maya Bay in Krabi province. Thailand will shut Maya Bay, famously featured in "The Beach", starring Leonardo DiCaprio, for four months a year, from June.


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Tourists jump as they take a group photo at Maya Bay in Krabi province. Thailand will shut Maya Bay, famously featured in "The Beach", starring Leonardo DiCaprio, for four months a year, from June. REUTERS/Soe Zeya Tun

Tourists jump as they take a group photo at Maya Bay in Krabi province. Thailand will shut Maya Bay, famously featured in "The Beach", starring Leonardo DiCaprio, for four months a year, from June. REUTERS/Soe Zeya Tun
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Tourists take photo as they visit Maya bay in Krabi province, Thailand. 


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Tourists take photo as they visit Maya bay in Krabi province, Thailand. REUTERS/Soe Zeya Tun

Tourists take photo as they visit Maya bay in Krabi province, Thailand. REUTERS/Soe Zeya Tun
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A tourist jumps as she pose for a photo at Maya Bay in Krabi province, Thailand. 


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A tourist jumps as she pose for a photo at Maya Bay in Krabi province, Thailand. REUTERS/Soe Zeya Tun

A tourist jumps as she pose for a photo at Maya Bay in Krabi province, Thailand. REUTERS/Soe Zeya Tun
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Tourist row a boat as they visit Maya Bay in Krabi province, Thailand. REUTERS/Soe Zeya Tun

Tourist row a boat as they visit Maya Bay in Krabi province, Thailand. REUTERS/Soe Zeya Tun

Tourist row a boat as they visit Maya Bay in Krabi province, Thailand. REUTERS/Soe Zeya Tun
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A man plays soccer at Maya Bay in Krabi province, Thailand. REUTERS/Soe Zeya Tun

A man plays soccer at Maya Bay in Krabi province, Thailand. REUTERS/Soe Zeya Tun

A man plays soccer at Maya Bay in Krabi province, Thailand. REUTERS/Soe Zeya Tun
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Tourists take photo as they visit Maya bay in Krabi province, Thailand. REUTERS/Soe Zeya Tun

Tourists take photo as they visit Maya bay in Krabi province, Thailand. REUTERS/Soe Zeya Tun

Tourists take photo as they visit Maya bay in Krabi province, Thailand. REUTERS/Soe Zeya Tun
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A boat assistant looks at rain clouds at Maya Bay, Krabi Province, Thailand. REUTERS/Soe Zeya Tun

A boat assistant looks at rain clouds at Maya Bay, Krabi Province, Thailand. REUTERS/Soe Zeya Tun

A boat assistant looks at rain clouds at Maya Bay, Krabi Province, Thailand. REUTERS/Soe Zeya Tun
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Tourists jump as they take a group photo at Maya Bay in Krabi province, Thailand. REUTERS/Soe Zeya Tun

Tourists jump as they take a group photo at Maya Bay in Krabi province, Thailand. REUTERS/Soe Zeya Tun

Tourists jump as they take a group photo at Maya Bay in Krabi province, Thailand. REUTERS/Soe Zeya Tun
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Tourists pass their time as they visit Maya bay at Krabi province, Thailand. REUTERS/Soe Zeya Tun

Tourists pass their time as they visit Maya bay at Krabi province, Thailand. REUTERS/Soe Zeya Tun

Tourists pass their time as they visit Maya bay at Krabi province, Thailand. REUTERS/Soe Zeya Tun
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A tourist wears a pirate hat as he visits Maya Bay, Krabi province, Thailand. REUTERS/Soe Zeya Tun

A tourist wears a pirate hat as he visits Maya Bay, Krabi province, Thailand. REUTERS/Soe Zeya Tun

A tourist wears a pirate hat as he visits Maya Bay, Krabi province, Thailand. REUTERS/Soe Zeya Tun
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Tourists pass their time as they visit Maya bay in Krabi province, Thailand. REUTERS/Soe Zeya Tun

Tourists pass their time as they visit Maya bay in Krabi province, Thailand. REUTERS/Soe Zeya Tun

Tourists pass their time as they visit Maya bay in Krabi province, Thailand. REUTERS/Soe Zeya Tun
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A boy plays with water as he visits Maya bay with his family in Krabi province, Thailand. REUTERS/Soe Zeya Tun

A boy plays with water as he visits Maya bay with his family in Krabi province, Thailand. REUTERS/Soe Zeya Tun

A boy plays with water as he visits Maya bay with his family in Krabi province, Thailand. REUTERS/Soe Zeya Tun
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Tourists play in the sand as they visit Maya bay in Krabi province, Thailand. REUTERS/Soe Zeya Tun

Tourists play in the sand as they visit Maya bay in Krabi province, Thailand. REUTERS/Soe Zeya Tun

Tourists play in the sand as they visit Maya bay in Krabi province, Thailand. REUTERS/Soe Zeya Tun
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Tourists play as they pose for a group photo at Maya Bay in Krabi province, Thailand. REUTERS/Soe Zeya Tun

Tourists play as they pose for a group photo at Maya Bay in Krabi province, Thailand. REUTERS/Soe Zeya Tun

Tourists play as they pose for a group photo at Maya Bay in Krabi province, Thailand. REUTERS/Soe Zeya Tun
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