Thailand. They call it the Land of the Smiles. A country famous for its Buddhist temples, beautiful cuisine and those wonderfully exotic beaches. Pristine paradises hidden far from the bustling capital of Bangkok.
It was these shores, shrouded from tourists, that Leonardo DiCaprio searched for in the film version of Alex Garland’s The Beach. If there’s a paradise on Earth, you’ll find it in the stunning scenery of Thailand. Here are our top five facts about The Beach.