Winter Resorts

With twelve centres, a chalet, and two winter sun resorts we have plenty of places for you to enjoy an Action Outdoors holiday throughout the winter months. 




10 minutes up from Chamonix, this village ​shares the same ski areas


Chamonix UCPA

A large, historic, traditional Alpine town in the heart of the Alps


​Chamonix - Chalet Les Pelerins

A bespoke chalet, offering off-piste courses throughout the season



Flaine is set in the heart of the beautiful Grand Massif ski area​


​La Plagne

One of the lesser known resorts, but absolutely not the lesser of quality​


Les Arcs

Overlooking the Vanoise national park, Les Arcs is a wonderful resort


Les Contamines

A secret gem in the Haute-Savoie region, with a picturesque village


Les Deux Alpes

A vibrant resort on the doorstep of the Ecrins National Park


Serre Chevalier

Quaint alpine slopeside resort with heated outdoor pool



A ​great Snow Sure rating making up part of the huge Espace Killy ski area


Val d'Isere

A superb ski area, charming village and ​fantastic nightlife


Val Thorens

Europe's highest resort; 2300m! Very snowsure with good variety of skiing


El Gouna, Egypt

COMING SOON. Situated on the Red Sea with a lovely year-round climate


Fuerteventura, Spain

Literally 'strong wind', this island is a ​renowned for its watersports


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UCPA was originally set up to provide affordable adventure holiday packages for people aged 18 to ​45.

Today the UCPA has a wide variety of excellent value ski & snowboard packages for people of all ages.



  • It’s not just a ski trip, it’s a chance to experience another way of life. I can drink coffee by the bowlful, which feels SO right, practise my rusty French as much I like and eat great food.
    Matt J
  • All in all, I can’t recommend UCPA highly enough. It’s the best snow experience you’ll have – guaranteed!
    Amelia S
  • The chef at the canteen always tried their hardest to provide varied yet nutritional dishes. The meatballs were simply to die for!!!
    Tong Tong
  • I really liked the fact that everything was included in the package, from equipment hire, to all the meals during day; from skiing lessons to evening entertainments!
    Tong Tong
  • A la Carte week - Lessons were good. I went to a few that I thought would benefit me, off-piste and freestyle. The instructors spoke decent enough English and you really learnt as much as you wanted to.
    Ron H
  • In my opinion, UCPA should really stand for something like ‘Unbelievably Cheap, Perfectly Awesome’ because it really is the best way to see the French Alps on a budget.  Or not even on a budget for that matter, because the enthusiasm of the instructors, quality (and quantity!) of the food and genera...
    Amelia S
  • The best thing about this holiday was the people I met! Everyone loved skiing/snowboarding/being outdoors, so we had a lot in common already.
    Tong Tong
  • We all appreciate that we are inside one of those perfect moments, heightened by the expectation of another afternoon riding the perfect, untracked powder that our instructor...
    Matt J