Bombannes

Situated on the sandy shores of Lac de Carcans, one of the largest natural lakes in France, and only a short cycle away from the Atlantic ocean the UCPA centre in Bombannes was renovated in 2017 and offers a great location for a variety of different water sports. 

Activities

The UCPA centre at Bombannes and the surrounding area offer numerous different activities, including: Kitesurfing, Catamaran Sailing, Windsurfing, Surfing, Wakeboarding, Stand Up Paddle Boarding, Tennis, ​Sea Kayaking, High Ropes, Beach Volleyball and more! All activities either take place in the lake the centre is situated next to, or in the Atalantic Ocean, which is a short walk or bike ride from the Centre. 

Local Town

UCPA Bombannes is located around 1 hour from Bordeaux. The Closest town to the UCPA centre is Maubuisson which is about 5 km around the lake and can either be accessed via car or around a 20 minute cycle. Maubuissons offers all the amenities that you would expect from a local seaside town with a cash machine, post office, corner store, news agent and a few Restaurants.​

UCPA Centre

Nestled in a picturesque pine forest the UCPA centre is situated in an idyllic spot. Family Weeks at UCPA Bombannes will use on site glamping tents or log cabins for accommodation. Enjoy meals al fresco on the newly refurbished terrace that looking over the lake and beach.

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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
  • There isn’t a part of UCPA that I don’t enjoy, it’s some of the best holidays I’ve had and going to have.
    Peter E
  • The food is great and there is tons of it from breakfast, lunch, snack time (after your day on the slopes) and dinner in the evening. My favourite meal this year was on the Thursday evening when it was...
    Peter E
  • Alongside the excellent equipment, lessons, food and accommodation, the thing that brings me back year on year is the atmosphere, as made by the people who go to 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
  • Action Outdoors set up a personal group page and as a group leader, I did’t have to worry about taking everyone’s payments. Each group member is responsible to pay their own way through the group page directly to Action Outdoors. Win!
    Asim A
  • 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