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Maya Bay: Movie Set, And Home of The Bioluminescent Plankton

A small, beautiful deserted island with a (now iconic) crescent beach with brilliant turquoise water nestled in a near 360 degree set of limestone cliffs. No wonder this was the set used in cult classic film “The Beach.” Not only is it incredibly beautiful and serene as it’s portrayed in the book, and in the movie, but it also actually is home to the glow in the dark plankton. These bioluminescent creatures light up the sea when they are disturbed, making the already picturesque setting feel like a fantasy land. Read More