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I am planning to take a short holiday overseas which I do (EVERY 2 MONTHS) and usually for only 5-6 days max as work is quite hectic... I usually go to HK/Macau, Phuket and (been to Singapore 6x in the past 2 years alone). Since these are short trips, I try to maximise my time and take an evening flight arriving back to SYD around 7-9am and head straight to the office with my luggage in toe.
I love Singapore and never get disappointed with each and every trip even if I've been there as many times as I've said however I was thinking of going to a different destination (with average flight time of 8+-) to which my co-worker suggested BALI!
This is were I need a little HELP or ADVISE!
One of the reasons I haven't gone is basically because a few friends said the beaches are not as clean, a tourist hotspot for Aussies, and a little over crowded. (I know this isn't the case everywhere but I wanted peoples thoughts).
I need help on things such as >
1. Beaches (what are the cleanest/nicest beaches at and also the worst to stay away from)
2. Where to stay/Accommodation (I've seen small and very clean 4star accommodation for $60 and then go upto $200+) I'd like to be walking distance to beach and spend around $100 a night but can spend $200 if need be. (don't know what norm is to spend for 4star property but want the best value of course and I'm not picky as long as its clean and relaxing)
3. Things to do/see (don't want to be smack bang in the centre of bars/tourist areas but at least a short 5min trip or 20min walk)
4. Cost of food/drinks and transport (taxi)
WOW I'm typing a lot. I hope I've provided enough info for your all to share your thought and previous experiences in Bali. Looking forward to your response. Thanks.
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