On board the ferry you'll find a restaurant with waiter service as well as a self-service buttery and a snack bar. Wash all of that down with cheap drinks in the pub and lounge areas offered by O'Flaherty's. There are spacious relaxation areas as well as great value shopping, a sky lounge and viewing decks and a family entertainment room and children's play area.
Rosslare is the original holiday resort in Wexford, and still contains a uniqueness and quality of its own. You can go to Rosslare for a quiet weekend away, a mid-week break or even your annual summer holiday, whatever you do you should be greeted by a warm Irish welcome from a people with a strong hospitality tradition.
The holiday resort of Rosslare is located 5 miles from the Europort and 10 miles from the town of Wexford. There is a safe and sandy 5 mile long beach at Rosslare, which is ideal for families.
The climate in Rosslare is mostly dry. In the summer months there are hours of sunshine and there is activity and enjoyment for all of the family as well as the opportunity for simple relaxation. Fishermen also know Rosslare well for its fishing, both on the beaches and also angling in the sea.
If you are looking for places to stay then there is a variety of fine guesthouses and hotels as well as bed & Breakfasts. There are also good pubs, shops and restaurants. The most famous hotel in Rosslare is the Kelly's hotel which has leisure and sports facilities, and the bars offer some great traditional music sessions on summer evenings.
Around Rosslare Harbour is picturesque countryside containing nice villages and towns, parks and some extremely pretty scenery. Kilmore Quay is a particularly lovely fishing village and you can trace 9000 years of Irish culture and history at the Irish National Heritage Park which is set in over 30 acres of land.
Bus Eireann coaches can transfer you around the road network of Ireland from Rosslare Harbour. The road network isn't quite like England's in that there are only a few motorway filled highways and more provincial roads in Ireland. But in a way that's part of its charm.
There used to be an old Viking port in Wexford, but that declined leaving Rosslare as the main port in the South East of Ireland. Ferries leave Rosslare to go to Fishguard and Pembroke in Wales and Cherbourg and Le Havre in France.