The NASWA Resort, a Quintessential
Lake Winnipesaukee Resort

Welcome to The NASWA Resort located right on beautiful Lake Winnipesaukee, where the Makris Family has been welcoming you for the summer since 1935. Whether it’s an adventurous weekend stay, a romantic getaway, or a peaceful break from everyday life with your family, our Lakes Region resort has something for everyone.

2023 Best of the Lakes Region Award-Winning!

GOLD for Cottages/Cabins (The NASWA Resort)
GOLD for Lakefront Dining (NazBar & Grill)
SILVER for Boat Accessible Restaurant (NazBar & Grill)
SILVER for Charity Event (Peter Makris Memorial Run)



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With outstanding amenities, a central Laconia location, and the perfect room for every guest, The NASWA Resort is the perfect place for your summer vacation. We are located directly on Lake Winnipesaukee, boast the largest private sandy beach on the lake, and offer free boat slips for our guests.


We are always adding to our events calendar to make every stay special. Join us for fun theme events, like our Mardi Gras Weekend, our legendary birthday celebration, Parrothead Weekend, and Reggae Fest. There is an event for guests of all ages to enjoy at The NASWA Resort.


The Blue Bistro offers Brilliantly Crafted Cuisine to our guests and visitors of the Lakes Region. Join us for delicious dining and delightful views of Lake Winnipesaukee.


There’s plenty to do all summer long, and plenty of memories to take home with you. Start making them now – your summer stay is a click away. Book your summer stay on our website now for the best price and experience.

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We're Dog Friendly!

We gladly welcome our guests traveling with their four-legged friends.

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