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Travel challenge: A beach break in Saint Lucia

Soak up the Caribbean sunshine this spring

Each week we invite three companies to offer us their best deal for a specific holiday. Today: a beach break on the Caribbean island of Saint Lucia. Prices are per person, based on two people travelling together. Packages include a week's accommodation and flights from Gatwick in April.

Virgin Holidays - £959

Includes Virgin flights on 22 April, transfers and room-only at the Bay Gardens Hotel on Rodney Bay. "Saint Lucia offers the perfect mix of stunning natural scenery, tropical weather and sheltered sandy beaches," says Hazel Fordham (0844 557 3859; virginholidays.co.uk).

Destinology - £2,299

Includes BA flights on 8 April, transfers and all-inclusive accommodation at Rendezvous on Malabar Beach. "Couples will adore this picture-postcard, adults-only resort – an ideal choice for peace and relaxation," says Phil Barratt (01204 474177; destinology.co.uk).

BA Holidays - £1,079

Includes BA flights on 28 or 29 April and all-inclusive accommodation at Smugglers Cove Resort & Spa in Gros Islet. Transfers extra. "There's no better place than Saint Lucia for a luxury break for two," says Claire Bentley (0844 493 0758; ba.com). Book by 31 March.