Maya Bay in Krabi, Thailand Reopens for Tourism

Krabi –

The famous Maya Bay in Krabi reopened for the first day for tourism on Sunday, October 1st, after two months of closure for environmental recovery.

Our previous story:

The famous Maya Bay in Krabi is now temporarily closing for two months for environmental recovery.

Now for the update:

The head of the Hat Noppharat Thara Mu-Ko Phi Phi National Park Mrs. Ratchanok Paenoi told the Phuket Express that the annual closure was to allow effective tourism management following the climate in this season as well as it is time for nature and the environment to restore themselves.

October 1st is the first day of Maya Bay reopening for tourism after the two months closure. Maya Bay is ready to welcome tourists. They believe that thousands of tourists from Krabi, Phang Nga, and Phuket will be visiting Maya Bay.

The reopening also coincides with increasing numbers of Kazakhstani and Chinese tourists to Thailand due to a brand new visa waiver arrival program.

The original version of this article appeared on our sister website, The Phuket Express, owned by our parent company TPN media.

Goongnang Suksawat
Goong Nang is a News Translator who has worked professionally for multiple news organizations in Thailand for many years and has worked with The Pattaya News for more than four years. Specializes primarily in local news for Phuket, Pattaya, and also some national news, with emphasis on translation between Thai to English and working as an intermediary between reporters and English-speaking writers. Originally from Nakhon Si Thammarat, but lives in Phuket and Krabi except when commuting between the three.