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Activities in Bombannes 

With a great natural location between the lake and Sea Bombannes hosts many different water sports to suit a variety of different abilities. The beaches and forest surrounding the centre offer even more activities with everything from volleyball to archery. Don’t miss out on the high rope park whilst you’re there, gather up your courage and swing from tree to tree. 

Activities  

The Bombannes area offers numerous watersports activites including: kitesurfing, catamaran, windsurfing, surfing, wakeboarding and paddle boarding. Plus tennis, high ropes, beach volleyball and archery. 

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Surfing  

Surfing courses run on the Carcans beach offering an ideal location for all levels from beginner to experienced surfers. In particular the UCPA spend time at the Crohot des Cavales which is only accessible via cycle paths. The spot has some great waves and is known for its empty beaches.  The UCPA benefit from facilities on the beach including cloakrooms, showers, equipment racks, equipment rinsing, and bicycle storage. 

Sailing:

As one of the largest freshwater lakes in France Lac d’Hourtin-Carcans is known for sailing. Gentle winds and zones designated to Catamaran and Windsurfers make this resort an excellent place for beginners and those lacking confidence. More experienced sailors can refine their technique and practise navigation going further out into the lake and exploring all the different areas it has to offer. Whether it is your first time on a Catamaran or you have been sailing for years expect to discover secluded beaches and enjoy the many picturesque spots that the lake shores have to offer.

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Testimonials

  • The food offers great variety, choice (several options each night), quantity (as much as you want) and quality is decent.  Cheese and yoghurts coming out of your ears, packed lunch option, afternoon tea and cake and you can drink your own wine at dinner.
    Anna R
  • The food provided was up to a very good standard for all meals with a soup starter available every dinner followed by two or three hot meal choices, a salad bar and a variety of tasty deserts and fruit.
    Richard J
  • I wish I had discovered UCPA earlier. 
    Oliver P
  • Imagine moules mariniereier, steak (cooked how you like it) and paella just to name a few options during our week and you get a picture of how well fed you will be at UCPA.
    Elliot B
  • There is always a range of ages, nationalities, mixtures of solo travellers, couples, groups etc.  We have booked as a group of 6, a group of 36 (no joke) and even just me and my boyfriend – it works for all.
    Anna R
  • I love the system at UCPA where you can go as a group of friends, but still spend a full day out with other people right at your own level. 
    Amelia S
  • UCPAs are like an upmarket hostel. However, they are always comfortable and if you want to meet people, the rooms of 4-6 are a great way of doing so. Even better is most of the UCPAs have some twin rooms...
    Anna R
  • There is always such a friendly and open atmosphere and the nights provide a great opportunity to meet new people. Making new friends from all over the world is a virtual certainty and for me personally, this was the...
    Richard J