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 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • The quality of the equipment is second to none and the ability to easily swap things over if they’re not quite right is so useful. 
    Amelia S
  • The food offers great variety, choice (several options each night), quantity (as much as you want) and quality is decent (7/10). Cheese and yoghurts coming out of your ears, packed lunch option, afternoon...
    Anna R
  • All UCPAs are very friendly and sociable. The bar and dining areas are open with big tables, encouraging people to sit together and get to know each other. This makes it very easy as a solo traveller.
    Anna R
  • 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