Travel challenge: beach holiday in Corsica


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Each week we invite three companies to offer their best deal for a specific break. Today: a beach holiday in Corsica this summer. Prices are per person, based on two people travelling together. Each package includes a week's accommodation and flights from the UK in late June.

£559 - Corsican Places

Includes charter flights from Stansted to Calvi on 29 June, transfers and B&B at the Hôtel Cyrnea. "This simple, charming hotel boasts a great location on the outskirts of Calvi, with the fabulous beach a short walk away through the pine trees," says Amandine Blanchard (0845 330 2113;

£822 - Just Corsica

Includes BA flights from Heathrow to Figari on 22 June and a self-catering apartment at Residence Salina Bay. Transfers extra. "A short distance from the vibrant town of Porto Vecchio, these modern apartments boast a large pool and sea views," says Huw Nurse (01202 703500;

£1,130 - Simpson Travel

Includes charter flights from Heathrow to Figari on 29 June, car hire, and a self-catering apartment at Costa Nera Suites. "These stylish apartments are in a lovely setting, a three-minute walk from Santa Giulia beach," says Claire Armstrong (0845 322 8787;