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.



  • The food is to die for too! A good breakfast with the option of a packed or hot lunch is only the start – crepes are often available on return from a hard days skiing followed by a gourmet dinner...
    Elliot B
  • It’s hard not to sound like a fanatic about the whole thing, but I’ve vowed to go to UCPA on every ski holiday I ever take in future. You can’t argue with paying half the price of a normal trip, and getting twice as much!
    Oliver P
  • Most centers are “ski-in” and the nearest lift is only 100m away. They are almost all in a town centre for easy drinking access. Some are further out but cheaper as a result.
    Anna R
  • UCPA provides all the equipment you need for a week of skiing or snowboarding and the lessons are fantastic for all levels, from complete beginner to the most impressive of off-piste daredevils!
    Elliot B
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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