This is a lovely spot for an impromptu overnight stay. As an aire, it can’t be pre booked, but we were assured that it was never full! The access from Omeath direction is a very sharp turn so be prepared for that. There are two parking areas, alongside the access road overlooking the marina or further along beside the bar / restaurant in a yard area. We chose the former as we got a space with a beautiful view across the lough. The yard area has fresh water, and grey and black water disposal areas. There are toilets and free showers.
Access to the recently opened Carlingford to Omeath greenway is adjacent to the Aire, so super convenient. It is suitable for walkers and cyclists alike, and is a lovely route running right alongside the water.
When we visited (August 2021) the restaurant was not open due to problems getting staff. There are, however, a good number of great eating options in nearby Carlingford.