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Whaler Ocean View PREMIUM Studio - No Cleaning Fee

Bedrooms Studio
Space 541 sq. ft.
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights


About the property

Condo, Studio, 1 Bath, (Sleeps 2-3)

Welcome to The Whaler Unit 514 on Kaanapali Beach - the best beach resort in the world! We are located in the Whaler Resort which has just received the coveted AAA 3 Diamond status and is currently top ten ranked resorts in Lahaina. Our condo has been completely remodeled to “PREMIUM” Status including king size Serta Presidential Suite bed, fully furnished with designer touches including 37' flat panel HD 1080P LCD TV, blu ray player, gourmet stainless steel appliances, stunning upgraded granite counters and cherry wood cabinets in the kitchen and bath. You will enjoy the walk-in frameless glass shower tiled in travertine with beach pebble accents and the luxury of “his” and “hers” sinks in the vanity.

Record all your favorite sports and TV show for later viewing after you beach time and island activities with our free HD DVR service.

New! Recent updates include new travertine tile floor and new plush carpeting, brand new lighting and contemporary styled bedroom, living and dining area furniture including LED night lights under the night stands, with convenient finger touch control.

You will love our Top of the Bed - which includes triple sheets providing a Modern styled and sanitary finishing touch. Not your granny’s old bedspread!

NOTE: Our condo rate includes daily maid service (15 minutes/day) guaranteeing that you won’t EVER have to vacuum, launder your towels or have to make the bed during your stay, no extra cleaning or check-in fees, free broadband internet and WiFi, and is managed by ASTON HOTELS and RESORTS property management providing 24 Hour On-Site, Front Desk and Hotel Operator Services to ensure that your needs are met at any time, day or night, and in a timely manner -- amenities not always available with other condos at Whaler.

The recently landscaped courtyard with dramatic waterfall and koi pond, welcoming porte cochere drive up entrance, remodeled pool, spa, fitness center, free beach chairs , tennis courts and garage will make your vacation experience better than ever!

**NOTE** 12/16 - Welcome to our brand new Lobby where you will check in, relax and meet with our concierge who is there to help you plan your activities during your stay.

**NOTE** If the dates you are looking for are already reserved for my condo unit 514, please contact me for availability at another Whaler Premium rated studio. Since my property is managed by ASTON HOTELS and RESORTS, I have access to special 'owner referral' rates! I can also request availability for 1 or 2 bdm units.

***NOTE*** Please contact owner for AAA, Military, Government employee or '50 years old and older' rates

Wake up every morning to the sounds of the waves on the beach and birds in the trees just outside your private lanai. Each evening relax on the bar height chairs and table of your private lanai, enjoy a Mai Tai and watch the Hawaiian diver dive off the cliff at Black rock at sunset - a great way to start your night time activities before heading out to dinner at a beachfront restaurant just next door!

Beach and ocean activities including swimming, surfing, snorkeling, scuba, stand up paddling and sailing are just steps away or, if you prefer, you can chill out by our remodeled pool and spa. Tee off at the Kaanapali Golf Course or play a game of tennis at one of the Whaler’s courts. When you are ready for lunch or dinner, you are right next door to outstanding restaurants at Whaler’s Village (world class shopping, too!) or along the beach boardwalk.

A highlight of your trip from December to March will be watching the humpback whales from the lanai or taking a whale watching boat trip which can be arranged by the concierge at the Whaler.

Note: please send me an email if you would like me to send you larger pictures!

Note: Please call or email for 'extended stay' rates of 14 days or longer.

**NOTE** If you are planning a family gathering, please call me. I own another condo at a nearby property with studio, 1, 2 and 3 bedroom units that is a great place for a family reunion.

**NOTE** Transient Accommodations: TA-070-246-6048-01

General Excise Tax: GE-070-246-6048-01

Keywords: Whaler, Maui, studio, luxury, ocean view, Kaanapali, upgraded, beachfront property

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Property Manager
Member since: 2009
Speaks: english, spanish
Response time:
Within a few hours
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Calendar last updated:
August 6, 2017

About Michele

We have vacationed on Maui for over 25 years. After staying at all the resort hotels on Kaanapali from the Hyatt Regency on down to the Sheraton and elsewhere on Maui we decided to purchase our condominium at The Whaler - on the best beach on Maui and considered by many to be the best beach resort in the world! Location, Location, Location! The Whaler is in the heart of Kaanapali Beach right next door to Whaler's Village with wonderful beachfront restaurants and world class shopping. Snorkeling at Black Rock just down the beach from the Whaler is awesome! We love having the convenience of our condo for cooking our own meals when we want to and the access to great restaurants when we want something special! We recently completely remodeled our condo to 'A' status including limestone tiled walk-in shower, 'his' and 'hers' sinks and granite counters in the bathroom, water saving toilet, stainless steel appliances, granite counter and cherry wood cabinets in the kitchen, a brand new king size bed and new 37' Hi Def flat panel TV. All professionally decorated for relaxing and comfortable resort living. We are sure you will enjoy our little piece of paradise as much as we do! P.S. In our photo, we are having a lot of fun at the Halloween Parade in Lahaina!

Michele purchased this condo in 2005

Why Michele chose West Maui

We have vacationed on Maui for over 25 years. After staying at all the resort hotels on Kaanapali and elsewhere on Maui we decided to purchase our condominium at The Whaler - on Kaanapali Beach - the best beach on Maui and considered by many to be the best beach resort in the world! Location, Location, Location! The Whaler is in the heart of Kaanapali Beach right next door to Whaler's Village with wonderful beachfront restaurants and world class shopping. Snorkeling at Black Rock just down the beach from the Whaler is awesome! We love having the convenience of our condo for cooking our own meals when we want to and the easy access to great restaurants when we want something special! Our condo is on the quiet side of Tower 1 perched just above the trees. We enjoy views of the beach and the mountains

Guestbook comments from the manager

My husband and I can't say enough about our stay in this condo... it was perfect! Spacious, immaculate, well-maintained and a central location to all the activities Michele recommended. The informational email she sent before our departure for Maui was very informative and, in addition, she was open to a telephone conversation when we had further questions. We experienced killer calamari at the Hula Grill next door and Michele's son's favorite dessert at Leilani's - Hula Pie, and breakfast (our favorite at Aloha Mixed Plate right on the ocean front as you enter Lahaina). Snorkeling with the recommended rashgard shirts to prevent sunburn (get great deals on these at Costco by the airport), we found Honolua Bay the best because it is sheltered from the wave action. Our suggestion is to rent a waist flotation device if you are not an excellent swimmer... saves energy and a lot safer. Our favorite tourist things were the Saturday market in Kahului, arts and crafts market in Lahaina by the Post Office on Sunday, Haleakala at sunrise, the Warren and Annabelle Magic Show in Lahaina, parasailing with UFO the morning of July 4 and shave ice at Ululanis (so good we had it 8 times out of the 10 days we were there!). We could not write a review without mentioning Veronitiki, our cleaning attendant. Not only did she keep everything sparkling clean, she even started the dishwasher for us. The best thing about Maui is the people we met and the stories we shared, from service people to tourists. If there was anything we could suggest, it would be to provide 2 lawn/beach chairs to sit on the grounds/beach. We are older and gave up laying on beach towels long ago! We rented two but it was inconvenient picking them up and returning them in Lahaina. Thanks, Michele, for sharing your little piece of heaven in Maui. We appreciated every detail!
Jun 2012
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Lahaina Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 5
Building Type:
  • building
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 541 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 3
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Beach View ...
  • Beachfront ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • Resort
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Broadband Access ...
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Covered Parking
  • Elevator
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Safe
  • Shampoo
  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • dual sinks for 'his' and 'hers' luxury
  • Studio, Sleeps 3
  • King size beds (1) recently upgraded to Serta Presidential Suite mattress, Baby Cribs (1) available from the onsite property management, Queen size sleep Sofa or Futons (1), rollaway bed available for extra charge
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Beach Towels
  • Golf ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Tennis ...
  • Tennis Court
  • Walkway to Water
  • limited accessibility
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Heated Pool
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Sauna
  • Shared Hot Tub
  • Spa Whirlpool
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
  • Daily Maid Service
  • Housekeeper
  • Staff
  • botanical garden
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • health/beauty spa
  • live theater
  • museums
  • rain forests
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • luaus
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
water saving toilet,blu ray player, Concierge, Full Service Spa, Fitness Center and Lending Library; koi pond and waterfall feature, tennis courts and free equipment, free HD DVR service free beach chairs available at Beach Activities desk


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Whaler Ocean View PREMIUM Studio - No Cleaning Fee
average rating of 4.9534883 based on 47 reviews

Wonderful place!!

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful time in Michelle's condo. It was very clean, the furniture was new, the dishes were matched and looked new also! (We've rented condos where the dishes were not very "appetizing" in the past). Having someone come in and clean daily was a big plus too. The proximity to the beach was perfect...right out the back door. Beach towels and chairs were provided. The Whaler shopping area was a short walk away with restaurants, shops, etc. It is definitely a busy, touristy area, but totally quiet in the condo. The view from the lanai was perfect....we could have just sat out there for our entire vacation and been happy (but we didn't:)! Highly recommend!!

  • Submitted: Mar 10, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nicely updated and spacious studio at the Whaler, watched whales from the lanai!

  • 5 of 5

The Whaler building and grounds improvements are great, 5 stars!

  • Submitted: Feb 14, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: The Whaler resort homeowners have invested in our property the last few years and we are pleased that our guests are enjoying our renovations and new landscaping. We rebuilt our Lobby building last year to allow our guests a quality experience with areas to relax and enjoy the ocean and courtyard views, new concierge desk, front desk and seating areas. Our tennis courts are top notch as well as our fitness center, renewed BBQ areas and refreshed landscaping giving all of us greater ocean views. February is one of the best times to see whales!
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PERFECT, could not have been better!

  • 5 of 5

If you're going to Maui, and staying in or around Kaanapali, and you're a couple, young or old, THIS is the condo to be/stay in. Michele's condo was awesome! My girlfriend and I spent 6 wonderful nights at Michele's condo, I have been to Maui before but this was my girlfriends first time. Her comments, "I would never stay anywhere else when we come back, just perfect!" Even though the pictures are completely accurate they do not do it justice. As you lay on the incredibly comfortable king size bed, with the large sliding glass doors completely open, and take in the "colors" of the condo, the walls, the ceiling, the decor, the kitchen area, the eating area, it screams MAUI!!! To be able to have the enormous double sliding doors open, as you fall asleep at night then wake up in the morning, to the sounds of the waves coming ashore and the tropical breezes is just one of the benefits. The amazing comfort of the king size bed is comfortable! And more, the comfortable couch, casual chair, dining area, kitchen area, bathroom with double sink and large shower, ALL updated and modern, just perfect! Additionally, the "grounds", beautifully maintained, clean and green, the pool, right there by the ocean, and of course the ocean, just steps from the condo/building on one of the most beautiful and sought after beaches of all the Hawaiian Islands, perfect for swimming, snorkeling, sunbathing, any and all beach activities. Location, location, location! Whalers Village is a short stroll away with great restaurants, and shopping. You have to have a piece of the "Hula Pie" at the Hula Grill/Barefoot Bar, delicious, and again, all within walking distance of Michele's condo. Michele was/is great to "work" with, very helpful and accommodating, and the staff at The Whaler was inviting, pleasant and also very helpful. If you have any desire to surf, or at least try to learn, as we did, and believe me, we're not in our 20's, 30's or even 40's, (; go with Maui Surfer Girls and ask for "Sharky". Maui truly is paradise and Michele's condo is PERFECT!!! Mahalo Michele!!!!!!

  • Submitted: Nov 10, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: My husband and I are thrilled that you and your girlfriend were able to experience all of what we love so much about our condo and Ka'anapali Beach!
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Ontario Canada

Great two week stay

  • 5 of 5

Loved this condo.

We have stayed many times at the Ka' anapali Alii

The one we loved the best was at the Whalers'

Perfect for two or three.

The condo was updated and is just like the pictures on the websiite

Lovely beach and close to shopping and restaurants

We will be back



  • Submitted: Mar 9, 2016
  • Stayed: Feb 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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San Francisco

Perfect location and condo

  • 5 of 5

Loved this place and would definitely return. The condo was modern, clean, and had the best location in West Maui. The building grounds are also gorgeous. Highly recommend.

  • Submitted: Nov 19, 2015
  • Stayed: Oct 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Very Relaxing

  • 5 of 5

We stayed for three nights and the property had just been redecorated. It is very clean and comfortable and if there is anything that you need the property manager is right on top of it. We discovered by accident that there are shopping carts in the parking garage for use after you have gone to the grocery store and want to get the groceries to your room (great idea). It is central to whatever you choose to do and the walks in the morning could not have been more enjoyable. Michele was very helpful and got back to me immediately. Would definitely stay again. Thank you Michele Mahalo

  • Submitted: Jun 15, 2015
  • Stayed: Jun 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Whale Watching


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

booking is made with a 2 night deposit that is refundable 72 hours before arrival.

Dec 19-31 - 2 night deposit is refundable up to 30 days before arrival

Note: Resort fee is $16/nt until April 1, 2017; April 1-May 31, 2017 it is $17/nt; June 1 onward it is $20/nt

NOTE: Rates subject to change. Please contact owner for exact rate for your requested dates.

Rates are subject to change. Please contact owner for exact rate for your requested dates. $16 Resort Fee is charged per night.

2 night deposit upon booking. Remainder due when you check out.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the manager or check their rental agreement when booking the property.

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