Travel challenge

Winter sun in Cape Verde

Each week we invite three companies to offer us their best deal for a specific break. This week: winter sun in Cape Verde – an Atlantic archipelago of 10 islands off the coast of west Africa. Prices are per person, based on two people sharing. Each package includes a week's accommodation and flights in late January. - £958

Includes TAP flights from Heathrow to Santiago island via Lisbon on 23 January, and B&B at the Pestana Trópico. "If you're looking for an affordable holiday to warmer climes, Cape Verde is the perfect option," says Andy Washington (0800 783 2384;

Thomson Holidays - £674

Includes Thomson flights from Gatwick to Boa Vista island on 24 January, transfers, and all-inclusive at ClubHotel Riu Karamboa. "Framed by sand dunes on Salines beach, this resort has a large pool and a range of restaurants," says Mark Hall (0871 230 2555;

The Cape Verde Experience - £990

Includes Thomson flights from Gatwick to Sal island on 23 January, transfers, and B&B at the Hotel Morabeza. "The Morabeza is an immaculate family-run hotel, with great facilities and restaurants," says Jenny Adams (0845 330 2071;