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Best Beaches on Earth: Maya Bay, Ko Phi Phi, Thailand

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Maya Bay, Ko Phi Phi, Thailand

Best for Dramatic Landscapes: With a ring of white sand surrounded by mangroves and limestone walls blanketed by dense foliage, it's easy to see why this beach on the Andaman Sea nabbed the No. 3 landscape ranking—and why director Danny Boyle chose it for  cult-favorite The Beach, starring Leonardo DiCaprio.

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