In a big jolt to all the beach lovers, Thailand’s world famous beach, the May Bay Beach, has been closed for the tourists until 2021. Popularly known as The Beach, as it was featured in the movie of the same title, it was first closed in June 2018.
As per reports, increasing number of tourists destroyed 80% of the region’s coral, causing Thailand’s Department of National Parks, Wildlife, and Plant Conservation to implement a ban. Though the original ban was only for three months, it was raised to indefinite a few months later and has now been extended till 2021.
Beautiful Maya Bay Beach