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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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