Maya Bay Is Recognized as Worlds 5th Best Beach in 2024

Maya Bay Is Recognized as World's 5th Best Beach in 2024

In a survey conducted by Beach Atlas, a UK-based website, Maya Bay, situated on Phi Phi Island in Thailand, has been recognized as the world's fifth-best beach.

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Written by ANH Dang Updated on 18-05-2024
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Maya Bay in Phi Phi Islands

The ranking, which encompasses the top 100 beaches globally, is based on votes from diverse groups, including travelers, photographers, and influential individuals. It evaluates factors such as natural beauty, timelessness, nightlife, lifestyle, community significance, biodiversity, and cultural relevance of each beach.

Beach Atlas is a business in London that specializes in world beaches. Their guides have been featured more than 100 times in the leading global media, including mirror.co.uk, express.co.uk, and ladepeche.fr.

Bora Bora Beach in French Polynesia has secured the first spot this year. Meanwhile, Maya Bay in Krabi province, southern Thailand, has secured the fifth spot after Copacabana Beach in Brazil.

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Maya Bay ranks 5th in the world’s best beaches for 2024

This prestigious recognition places Maya Bay at the top of the list not only in Thailand but also as the number one beach across the ASEAN region.

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Maya Bay is an iconic spot in Thailand

In addition to Maya Bay, Thailand has two other beaches that have made it onto the list: Pattaya Beach in Chonburi, ranked 12th, and Railay Beach in Krabi, ranked 66th.

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Pattaya Beach in Chonburi
 
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Railay Beach in Krabi

Thailand's beaches have received international recognition, which is anticipated to impact the country's tourism industry positively. The sector has been gradually recovering from the global challenges caused by the pandemic. The high rankings of the beaches will likely attract more visitors, captivated by the charm of Thailand's breathtaking coastline.

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Top 100 beaches in the world

Here are some essential information about Maya Bay

Maya Bay, located on the island of Koh Phi Phi Leh in Thailand, typically experiences warm temperatures throughout the year, characterized by two main seasons: the dry season and the rainy season, which lasts from May to October. During the dry season, average temperatures hover comfortably between 23°C and 32°C, making it an ideal time for outdoor activities and beach relaxation.

Maya Bay offers a variety of activities that everyone is interested in. Immerse yourself in the captivating underwater realm through a snorkeling expedition, where you will encounter vibrant coral reefs and diverse marine life. Alternatively, embark on a boat tour to uncover secluded lagoons and explore hidden caves. For those seeking tranquility, the pristine white sand beach offers an ideal haven for sunbathing and relaxation.

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