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

  • Describing the UCPA is difficult. Not because there is a lack of adjectives to adequately convey the amount of fun you’ll have while you are there, the friendliness of the instructors, the quality of the food...
    Mark D
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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 lessons are brilliant with fun instructors who know how to give everyone individual instruction and to party when its time to party.
    Asim A
  • The kit is top quality and new and there is a workshop for any adjustments or changes you may require during your week.
    Elliot B
  • Having never used UCPA before I was not sure what to expect but the week I spent there was absolutely fantastic and I genuinely can’t wait to go back.
    Richard J