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Hotels and hotels with club facilitlites/safety

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Hotels and hotels with club facilitlites/safety

which are the best hotels for the beach, literally just seimming and sun bathing.

Which hotels offer the best club facilities is the nusa dusa any good is the ritz worth the extra.

Will be spending 8 nights in july/aug. what will the weather be like, any rain.

How safe is bali now.

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Best is a general terms as for me the best hotel will be a small friendly hotel at the East Coast.

The best club facilities? Club Med then and won't cost you extras as the ritz is more expensive.

Jul/Aug is dry season, you'll get too much sun aou'll need sun block instead of tanning oils.

Bali is always safe, only 2 bombs since you were born, you get more bomb threads in London or New York.

Don't worry, just jump in the plane and enjoy your holiday. SUN, SEA and SAND

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thanks for your reply I hate asking the safety question, but you know???????

I know very little about the island so am at the start of my research for my forthcoming trip.

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Actually, only two bombs since you were born and both have come in the last couple of years! Actually even worse when you think that in a history dating thousands of years, the two bombings have occurred in less than a decade!

O.k. so such comparisons tell you nothing about how safe you will be now.

For a sense of what recent travellers have experienced and other helpful suggestions on how to minimize your risk, try search words "safe" or "government" in the white box and click on the blue <GO> button and you will have lots to read about what has been said on this topic.

Also check your government's own travel advisory for up-dates.

Most recently, the Australian government posted an alert but seems alone among other western nations in doing so. See:


IMO, to travel or not is a personal decision based on risk assessment.

I am of the view the best reason for not travelling to Bali now is if you are of the type that you would not enjoy your vacation even though you know that the odds of dying in the plane enroute are (for all practical purposes) as remote as dying in a terror bombing there. Or for that matter, that the odds of injury from motor vehicle accidents in Bali will be greater than any terrorist threat (I would guess there have been more Austalian casualities in traffic mishaps in Bali than due to any terrorist bombings.)

At: http://www.ameinfo.com/55400.html, you will find this statement:

"There were less passenger deaths and aircraft destroyed for commercial transport in 2004, than any year since the World War II, according to the industry's global body the IATA. In 2004 a total of 428 people lost their lives out of more than 1.8 billion passengers carried by all airlines, including low-cost carriers." That's a lot more people dying flying than than died in Bali (and that was a record low year). But everyone is still flying.

But to be current, I maintain you should always check out what your government has to say about travel before departing to any foreign destination as nationals of different countries may have concerns specifc to them.

For Australians see:


For Canadians see:


And if you haven't read these advisories before, check out what they have to say about travel to Mexico or the United States and you will get a flavour for the degree of concern being expressed.

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The Westin has an excellent Club Lounge and is in the centre of Nusa Dua I personally preferred this Lounge to the Ritz Carlton however the rooms at the Ritz were slightly larger. THe Ritz Carlton is very remote with nothing in walking distance however walking out of the Westin you will find beutiful gardens and a new shopping complex.