Penthouse Premium Ocean Front 2b2b Whaler Condo-180 Degree Ocean View

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View From Lanai Of 1252 Toward The Mountains And Whaler Tower I


Last updated: 11/18/2015
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  • Minimum stay:6-10 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

Property description


We bought this unit because we fell in love with the spectacular view visible from this corner penthouse ocean front spacious Condo with a wrap around Lanai. There is no finer view in all of the South Pacific with more than a 200 degree panorama of Kaanapali Beach, Maui's finest Beach together with scenic views of Lanai, Molokai, Kaanapali Beach and the West Maui Mountains. Floor to ceiling windows allow unobstructed ocean views from the completely remodeled bedrooms, living room, dining room and kitchen. Three flat screen HDTV's and in house washer and dryer provide convenient living options. Both bathrooms have been completely remodeled with floor to ceiling tile, granite counters and rain glass shower doors. The floors in the kitchen, entryways and hallway have been replaced with ceramic tile and new carpet has been installed throughout the rest of the condo.

The Whaler has recently completed more than $30 million worth of property renovations and enhancements over the last 5 plus years. The ocean front heated pool has a new paver deck and new 10 foot diameter hot tub. On the property there is a fully equipped exercise room, sauna, business center, and tennis courts. The newly redesigned courtyard with a new larger koi pond is magnificent. The covered garage between the towers has been refurbished with a new waterproof membrane over the roof. Both Towers have had their railings replaced and new tile applied to the lanai decks and both buildings have been repainted. A new wider more elegant driveway has been built at the Porte Cochere where you check-in. The entrance off Kaanapali Parkway has been redesigned.

The location puts convenience two world class golf courses close by, with at least a dozen restaurants within walking distance. Next door is The Whaler's Village Shopping Center with many upscale shops, a whaling museum. Five hotels, and five other condominium projects are nearby. A paved promenade allows easy strolling along Kaanapali beach. A free Trolley allows you ride between all the properties on Kaanapali Beach.

Lahaina, The Historic Whaling Capital of the Pacific is three miles away and contains many historic buildings dating from the early to mid 1800s plus shops, art galleries, restaurants, movie theaters, live theatre and a magic show production.

Please go to our website for more information on things to see and do and our recommendations on dining during your stay in Paradise.

HAWAII TAX ID: W-01202256-01, Hawaii contact Alex Masters 808-283-2706.

Keywords: Oceanfront Condominium
Finest View On Maui
Kaanapali Condo
180 Degree Panoramic View
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Property Type

  • Condo
  • On floor 12
  • 1952 sq. ft.
  • Elevator : Three elevators service each building.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Car Optional
  • Concierge
  • Housekeeper


  • Groups
  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only:

    The Whaler is a totally non-smoking facility....moreless

  • Pets Not Allowed:

    No pets are allowed by guests unless it is a service animal....moreless

  • Suitable For Elderly Or Infirm
  • Wheelchair Accessible:

    See above....moreless

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6

  • Bedroom 1


  • Bedroom 2


  • Convertible bed(s)


  • King size beds (1) The Master Bedroom has a King size bed., Queen size Beds (2) Two queen size beds have recently been added to the second bedroom., Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) A queen size hidabed is in the living room....moreless

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1


  • Bathroom 2



Other Amenities

  • NON SMOKING UNIT Hair dryer in each bathroom.


  • Books:

    There are many books available for you to use in the Hall closet and on the Armoire in the Master Bedroom....moreless

  • Books For Adults
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player:

    Connected to the TV in the Living Room...moreless

  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable:

    There is satellite Oceanic Cable TV connection in the Living Room and both bedrooms....moreless

  • Stereo:

    Available on the TV internet programming in the Living Room....moreless

  • Television:

    46 inch flat screen TV in Living Room. 40 inch flat screen TV in Master Bedroom. 32 inch Flat screen TV in Second Bedroom...moreless

  • Toys:

    A few toys are available on the far left end of the lanai as you face the ocean....moreless

  • VCR
  • Video Library:

    There are a number of Videos and Movies in the white armoire drawers in the Living Room ...moreless


  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions


  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Coin Laundry
  • Forests
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Rain Forests
  • Reefs
  • Restaurants
  • Ruins
  • Synagogues
  • Volcano
  • Waterfalls

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Babysitter
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Laundromat
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Horseback Riding
  • Luaus
  • Miniature Golf
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Photography
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Whale Watching
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Beach
  • Beach View:

    180 degree plus view of Kaanapali Beach....moreless

  • Beachfront:

    You can't get any closer to the beach or to the spectacular sunsets in the quietest unit in the Whaler. ...moreless

  • Golf Course Front:

    An 18 hole championship golf course the abuts the Whaler on the mountain side of the property....moreless

  • Golf Course View:

    The golf course is partly visable from the Lanai on the courtyard side....moreless

  • Mountain View:

    A magnificent view of the West Maui Mountains is visable from the Lanai....moreless

  • Ocean View:

    180 degree view of Lanai, Molokai and the Pacific Ocean....moreless

  • Oceanfront:

    There is no finer view of Ocean, Lanai, Molokai, Kaanapali Beach and the Maui coastline....moreless

  • Resort:

    The Whaler sits in the center of Kaanapali Beach which is the first destination resort on Maui....moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Golf Privileges Optional
  • Hiking
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Paragliding
  • Parasailing
  • Pier Fishing
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Surf Fishing
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Wind-Surfing


  • Dining Room
  • Seating for 6 people


  • Air Conditioning:

    Separate units control the temperature in each bedroom and in the living room dining room and kitchen area...moreless

  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Broadband Access:

    Free wifi is available in the unit....moreless

  • Business Center
  • Clothes Dryer:

    See under Washer...moreless

  • Covered Parking:

    The garage between the towers is covered....moreless

  • Elevator:

    Three elevators service each building....moreless

  • Fitness Room / Equipment:

    A fully equipped gym is available in the basement of Tower I....moreless

  • Garage:

    An underground parking garage is located between the twin towers of the Whaler, plus additional parking is available on a surface lot just as you enter the property....moreless

  • Gym
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating:

    No heating is necessary in this part of Maui....moreless

  • Internet:

    Free internet....moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided:

    An extra set of towels is supplied. If a stay is longer than 7 days there is a mid stay or weekly maid service....moreless

  • Living Room:

    The living Room has a sofa(sofa-bed), love seat, two large wicker chairs, coffee table, large 46 inch flat screen TV, along with DVD and tape players....moreless

  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking:

    There is underground parking between the two towers of The Whaler and also additional parking on a surface outdoor lot just as you enter the property....moreless

  • Parking Off Street:

    All parking is off street....moreless

  • Safe
  • Shampoo
  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone:

    There is a telephone into the unit. The number is 808-661-6584....moreless

  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided:

    There are towels provided in each of the bathrooms and free beach towels are available at the concession by the pool....moreless

  • Washing Machine:

    You can do all your washing in the unit using the stacked Washer and Dryer in the Master bedroom bathroom....moreless

  • Wireless Internet:

    Free wifi is available in the unit....moreless


  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker:

    Automatic coffee maker ...moreless

  • Cooking Utensils:

    See above....moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils:

    There is a full set of dishes, mugs, wine glasses, regular frying pan and electric frying pan....moreless

  • Dishwasher:

    Full size Dishwaster present....moreless

  • Freezer
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen:

    The kitchen has been remodeled with white cabinets and granite counter tops, ceramic tile floors and contains a full set of cooking utensils, four burner stove top, Microwave oven, Convection Oven, Dishwasher, blender, automatic coffee maker, toaster, and refrigerator. You can cook and at the same time see the panoramic view of Lanai, Molokai and Kaanapali Beach before your eyes....moreless


  • Balcony
  • Barbecue
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Bicycles:

    Bicycle racks are available in the garage....moreless

  • Binoculars
  • Boat:

    You can rent paddle boards, surf boards, and small sailboats or kayaks either at the Beach Activities concession at the pool or at the hotel next door....moreless

  • Deck / Patio:

    A 400 square foot lanai wraps around the ocean and courtyard side of the unit....moreless

  • Deck Furniture
  • Gated Community
  • Golf:

    There is a golf course just across Kaanapali Parkway from where you enter The Whaler....moreless

  • Lanai / Gazebo:

    One bar height table with the top of the table at the same height as the railing allows unimpeded view of the ocean and the spectacular sunsets while dining or just sitting in the numerous chairs or chaise lounges....moreless

  • Lawn / Garden:

    There is a large area of lawn and a koi pond and waterfall feature in the courtyard between the two towers....moreless

  • Outdoor Grill:

    There are out door grills just off the beach in front of Tower I and in front of Tower II they are located near the property line with The Whaler's Village....moreless

  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Tennis:

    Two brand new tennis courts were just put in on the mountain end of Tower I. You can reserve a court through the front desk which also has tennis rackets and balls available....moreless

  • Tennis Court
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Walkway To Water
  • Water Sports Gear:

    There are usually some boogie boards, snorkels, fins and masks out on our lanai to the far left end as you face the water. Guests often add to what is there....moreless

Pool / Spa

  • Communal Pool:

    There is a heated swimming pool just off the beach between the two towers of The Whaler....moreless

  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub:

    A ten foot diameter hot tub is adjacent to the pool....moreless

  • Outdoor Hot Tub
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Sauna:

    A Sauna is located in the basement of Tower I next to the Spa....moreless

  • Shared Hot Tub:

    A large ten foot diameter hot tub is adjacent to the heated swimming pool by the beach....moreless

  • Whirlpool

Building Type

  • Building


Write a review 5
from 17 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Nov 21 - Nov 28, 2015
7 night min stay
Pre Christmas
Nov 29 - Dec 15, 2015
6 night min stay
Christmas 2015
Dec 16 - Dec 31, 2015
10 night min stay
Jan 5 - Apr 16, 2016
6 night min stay
Apr 17 - Jun 18, 2016
6 night min stay
Jun 19 - Aug 20, 2016
6 night min stay
My Standard Rate
6 night min stay

Additional information about rental rates


  • Refundable Damage Deposit $500
  • Tax Rate 13.416%


Full refund is given for cancellations up to 60 days prior to the first day of occupancy(120 days for Christmas rentals). For cancelations received less than 60 days prior to the first day of occupancy(or for Christmas rentals 120 days prior to occupancy) refund is given according to the ability to rebook the unit less a rebooking fee of $250 and any commissions or credit card fees.

Our Hawaii GE and TA tax number is W01202256-01.

Our on island contact is Alex Masters who also does our cleaning and minor maintenance. His cell phone number is 808-283-2706 and his office phone is 808-891-0684.

A $1000.00 deposit is due within 7 days of booking with the remainder of the payment due 60 days prior to the first day of occupancy.

There is no cleaning fee as it is included in the rate. The Whaler charges a $15 per night Resort fee which includes parking, access to the sauna, tennis courts, pool, beach towels and amenities. Rates are subject to change until confirmed at the time of booking.

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Last updated: 11/18/2015
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27 Miles
Nearest Airport
Kapalua Airport
80 Metres
Nearest Barpub
Whaler's Village Hula Grill
3 Miles
Nearest Ferry
Ferry to Lanai in Lahaina
100 Metres
Nearest Golf
Kanapali Golf Course
1.5 Miles
Nearest Train
Sugar Cane Train
0.5 Miles
Nearest Motorway
Honoapiilani Highway
80 Metres
Nearest Restaurant
Hula Grill
40 Metres
Nearest Beach
Kaanapali Beach

Car: Not Necessary

The Whaler is located in the middle of a destination resort on Maui's Finest Beach. You can swim, sun bathe, snorkel, surf, boogie board, kite surf, snorkel, sail, scuba dive, walk the beach, golf or eat out within just a few meters of The Whaler.


Owner info

Year Purchased: 1980

About the owner: Carole and Gordon Fall and their family have been coming to Maui since 1971. Carole is a retired anesthesiologist and Gordon is a semi-retired family physician in their home city of Seattle. Their family includes 3 children, two son-in-laws and 5 grandchildren. They purchased their first Maui home in The Whaler in 1976 and have owned three different units in The Whaler. Currently, they own and use 1252 which is the penthouse unit in Tower II. At least two to three times a year they stay in their unit in The Whaler for several weeks at a time. They are constantly upgrading the unit or adding or changing furnishings.

Why the Owner Chose The Whaler:
Carole and Gordon have traveled a great deal to every continent on earth and have found that there is no better place than Maui to combine relaxation, peacefulness, and things to do with an ideal climate. This realization and the relatively easy access to Maui from Seattle prompted them to initially buy their first unit in The Whaler.

The Unique Benefits at this Condo:
Staying in The Whaler allows you to walk the length of Kaanapali Beach and visit 5 hotels, numerous condominium projects, more than a dozen restaurants and many shops without ever having to cross a street. Swimming, surfing, fishing, snorkeling, sailing, tennis, golf, many restaurants and shops are just a few yards away. In 1252 in The Whaler you have both the finest view on Maui and the quietest location in The Whaler.

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Speaks: english

Guestbook comments from the owner

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  • View From Lanai Of 1252 Toward The Mountains And Whaler Tower I

    View From Lanai Of 1252 Toward The Mountains And Whaler Tower I

  • 1252 Dining Room With Mirrored Walls

    1252 Dining Room With Mirrored Walls

  • 1252 New Kitchen With Granit Counter Tops

    1252 New Kitchen With Granit Counter Tops

  • Master Bedroom

    Master Bedroom

  • Master Bathroom

    Master Bathroom

  • Master Tub and Shower

    Master Tub and Shower

  • Second Bathroom

    Second Bathroom

  • New Kitchen As Viewed From Living Room With Granit Counter Tops

    New Kitchen As Viewed From Living Room With Granit Counter Tops

  • Courtyard


  • Koi Pond and Waterfall in Courtyard

    Koi Pond and Waterfall in Courtyard

  • Jacarunda Tree In Full Bloom In May On The Slopes Of Haleakala

    Jacarunda Tree In Full Bloom In May On The Slopes Of Haleakala

  • Pincushion Protea in Kula

    Pincushion Protea in Kula

  • 1252 Living Room and Dining Room

    1252 Living Room and Dining Room



  • Master Bedroom

    Master Bedroom

  • Master Bedroom

    Master Bedroom

  • Master Bathroom

    Master Bathroom

  • Second Bedroom

    Second Bedroom

  • Second Bedroom Bathroom

    Second Bedroom Bathroom

  • 1252 New Kitchen With Granit Counter Tops

    1252 New Kitchen With Granit Counter Tops

  • Courtyard


  • A Successful Fishing Trip on Maui For Tuna And Mahi Mahi

    A Successful Fishing Trip on Maui For Tuna And Mahi Mahi

  • View From 1252 Lanai

    View From 1252 Lanai

  • Dining Room

    Dining Room

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This listing was first published here in 2005.

Date last modified - Monday, November 23, 2015

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