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Travel Challenge: A Spanish villa holiday


Each week, we invite three companies to offer us their best deal for a specific break. Today: a week-long stay at a villa in Spain with a private pool. Prices are for four people and include flights from the UK to Spain on 25 August, during the school summer holidays.

£1,571 Spainholiday.com: A stay at the Villa Karin near Moraira, Costa Blanca, with Ryanair flights from Stansted to Alicante. "A short drive from two Blue Flag sandy beaches, it has a private pool, terraces, and it's an ideal spot for a family holiday," says Claus Sorensen (020-3384 7066; spain-holiday.com).

£2,808, Thomson: A stay at the Villa Marina, Javea, Costa Blanca, with Thomson Airways flights from Gatwick to Alicante and car hire. "The Costa Blanca has miles of white sandy beaches and lively cities with all you could want for a family escape," says Kat Goring (0871 230 2555; thomson.co.uk).

£6,512, A&K Villas: A stay at La Maroma near Malaga, Andalucia, with easyJet flights from Gatwick to Malaga. "The villa has panoramic views, almond and olive groves, and a private vineyard" says Claire Allen of A&K Villas (0845 618 2215; akvillas.com).