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Luxurious Courtyard Garden Condo for Art Lovers and Children

Bedrooms 2
Space 1,444 sq. ft.
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 5 - 10 nights


About the property

Condo, 2 Bedrooms (1 king, 2 doubles) + sofa bed, 2 Bathrooms (Sleeps 6)

This very spacious (1,440 square feet) condo on the ground floor of Tower 1 is ideal for families with children and also provides easy access for seniors. In addition, a wide lanai and a private garden corner in the inner courtyard (from which you can get a glimpse of the ocean) provide extra space suitable for relaxation, and allows room for children to play outside in a safe environment.

And, of course, when the children return home with dirty outfits, unit 121/123 features washer and dryer units inside the condo.

The condo is only a few steps away from all the amenities at The Whaler, including the tennis court, the new lobby building (front desk, concierge and activity reservation desk) , the daily feeding of the colorful koi in the inner courtyard pond, the gym and spa on the basement floor of Tower 1, the BBQ facilities, the Whaler pool with a hot tub and sun decks. The adjacent Pool Kiosk offers free towels and beach chairs. Last but not least, the sandy beach and ocean are right in front of the main buildings.

One minute away, Whalers Village offers some 60 shops and several upper class restaurants (Leilani, Hula Grill, etc ) on the ocean shore, as well as a food court for casual dining and children's favorites. Additional fantastic restaurants are found at the nearby Westin Resort and the Kaanapali Beach Hotel, both along the beach walk directly in front of the Whaler.

Unit 121/123 is unique within the Whaler property because it is decorated tastefully throughout the condo with Maui marine artwork by Robert Lyn Nelson. One can fully enjoy the beauty of the Maui waters and the underwater fauna population inside the condo! Mr. Nelson's original work can also be admired at the Lahaina Galleries on Front Street in Lahaina.

In addition to the wide-ranging improvements and reconstruction at The Whaler Resort as a whole during the past few years, unit 121/123 was extensively renovated during the second half of 2016. The kitchen has been totally redone with granite countertops and new cabinetry, and is fully equipped for home cooking. The guest bathroom has been newly equipped with a glass shower cubicle, and the living room got new sofa beds along with a matching loveseat and upholstery.

The master bedroom features a king-size bed, and the second bedroom offers separate double beds. We offer a range of pillows to allow guests to select the most suitable ones for their comfort. For smaller children, a highchair is available and cribs can be arranged upon request. For emergency guests, a deluxe air bed can be easily inflated with the accessories that come along with it.

Overall, the location in the center of Kaanapali Beach cannot be beat! In less than one minute by car, you find the Club House of the Kaanapali Golf Resort at the entrance of Kaanapali Parkway with one Championship and one Resort Golf Course. Further out, it is a 10-minute drive to Lahaina and Kapalua where you will find more beaches, golf resorts like the world-famous Kapalua Plantation Course (which hosts the PGA Champions Tournament early in January every year), shops, restaurants, art galleries, theaters and lots of entertainment.

The property is owned by KESAG Hawaii Ltd. incorporated in the State of Hawaii with registered domicile in Kahului, Maui (Hawaii Tax I.D. No. TA-047-515-2384-01).

More Details

Regina and Kurt Sieber
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english, french, german, Japanese
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
July 22, 2017

About Regina and Kurt Sieber

KESAG Hawaii, a family company incorporated in the State of Hawaii with headquarters in Maui, bought the condo when the living in Tokyo became too narrow for our growing family. We traveled every year from Tokyo to Maui to enjoy the spring break and the summer vacations.

We tried everything possible and never got tired of playing in the pool, swimming with the dolphins in the ocean, snorkeling in Molokini, parasailing, whale watching, drive up Mt. Haleakela and biking down from the top of the volcano as well as the challenging drive on the winding road to Hana and the Seven Pools. Of course, as we grew older, we also enjoyed many of the beautiful golf courses in Maui and Lanai.

Our family with four children shares so many fond memories of our vacations in Maui, including Monika's wedding at the Olowalu Plantation in 2005. Now, the second generation has children of their own and the seven grandchildren are a great joy to the whole family and are learning to swim with the turtles. The photo above shows part of the three generations with Regina in the center of attention.

Regina and Kurt Sieber purchased this condo in 1987

Why Regina and Kurt Sieber chose West Maui

When our family visited Maui for the first time in the mid-1980ies, we stayed at a hotel and soon realized the space limitations for a family with children. The second time, the family decided to change to a condo which met our various requirements almost to perfection.

We also realized that Maui's reputation as 'The Best Island in the World' was more than an empty slogan and we soon became 'Maui-addicted' and wanted to come again and again.

The logical conclusion was to buy a condo for ourselves and The Whaler on Kaanapali Beach was an easy choice as the Premier Resort in Maui.

Now, with the US$35,000,000 total renovation and rejuvenation completed in 2012, The Whaler has retained its reputation as the Premier Resort on Kaanapali and received a Certificate of Excellence from

Trip Adviser and a 3-Diamond Rating from AAA.

What makes this condo unique

The condo boasts one of the largest collection of Robert Lyn Nelson (Maui's famous marine artist) artwork in Maui outside of his studio. Special visits to the artist can be arranged depending on his availability on the island.

The property also features a large lanai and private lawn garden corner which is unique to a ground floor property and makes the unit particularly suitable for children. We are also close to the beautiful landscaping of the inner courtyard as well as to the Koi Pond where the children can feed the carp every morning.

The unit also provides easy ground floor access for seniors who enjoy the serene beauty of the scenery both inside and outside of the condo.

Guestbook comments from the owner

We truly enjoyed our stay. After renting condos on Maui in the past this was easily our best experience. Comfortable Beds, Beautifully decorated and well equipped from the perspective of kitchen appliances, utensils and so on.

It was great to have access to the pool when the weather wasn’t cooperating for days at the beach.

The people that manned the gate were a highlight for my young daughters who loved to scream aloha! from the car as we passed.

I would rate the stay at 121/123 as a 100/100 for value for money spent, cleanliness and access to all that Kaanapali has to offer.

I’m not sure you have much need for improvement with the units and we will make sure that we look you up to look into this unit for rent on our next trip to Maui.

Thanks again.
Nov 2012
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Lahaina Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 1
Building Type:
  • building
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 1444 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 15:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Children welcome ...
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beachfront ...
  • Golf Course Front ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Computer Available ...
  • Covered Parking ...
  • Elevator
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Master Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , tub , Hair Dryer available
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , Hair Dryer is available
  • Master Bathroom is attached to Master Bedroom. Granite Counter Tops
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Master Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Convertible sofa bed - King Size Sofa bed sleeping 2 in the Living Room
    Guest Bedroom 2 - 2 double , Baby Crib available-No extra charge for undiscounted rentals
  • King size beds (2), Child Roll-in bed (1) and/or Baby Crib (1) available upon request at no extra charge for undiscounted rentals, Sofa bed sleeping 2 in the living room. Total occupancy max. 6 persons including children
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Game Console
  • Balcony ...
  • Boat ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool ...
  • Sauna ...
  • Shared Hot Tub ...
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
  • Massage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • luaus
  • miniature golf
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
All amenities at the Whaler are available to the guests of our Vacation Rental Program. An information paper titled "Around The Whaler on Kaanapali Beach" is made available to all guests and is up-dated regularly.


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Luxurious Courtyard Garden Condo for Art Lovers and Children
average rating of 4.9444447 based on 21 reviews

Garden placement was perfect.

  • 5 of 5

The view and the access to the garden was fantastic. we had small children and a couple grandparents and access was easy for everyone. thanks again. we will keep this unit in mind for next year.

  • Submitted: Apr 17, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the kind review showing all the positive aspecst of a ground floor condo. We are looking forward to see you again next year.
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Great location, love the Whaler!

  • 4 of 5

Nice big, ground floor 2 BR unit. Very comfortable and easy access to pool and beach. Would recommend this unit for 5 or more people. Lots of "extras" in the closet, like boogie boards, mask/fins/snorkel, beach mats, etc.

  • Submitted: Apr 26, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your positive review. We are glad that you enjoyed your stay at our condo. We shall make every effort to further improve our services so that everybody can give us a ***** ranking after their visit. Kurt and Regina
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Great condo for families

  • 5 of 5

Super condo for 2 couples or family with children. We recently stayed in Kurt's condo (two couples and an infant) and were very happy with the accommodations. The ground floor condo is in a fantastic location at The Whaler (the lanai is huge and private with plenty of room to eat meals outside), with easy access to the beach, bbq's, and a two minute walk to restaurants and shops at Whaler's Village. The condo is equipped with everything you could require to prepare meals, and the in suite laundry is a huge bonus. Kurt, the owner of the condo, was very quick to respond to emails and requests (we needed a crib and highchair which would not be standard equipment in the condo, but Kurt ensured both were available for us to use when we arrived), we really appreciated the follow up and attention he provided. We would definitely recommend his condo to others.

  • Submitted: Mar 22, 2016
  • Stayed: Feb 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Just Perfect

  • 5 of 5

We are a family of five and have visited Maui several times. I have to say this is the best condo we have stayed in. There are several reasons for this. The location is just perfect. Just walk out on to the private lanai and stroll to the beach or pool. Inside the condo is very spacious, with large comfortable beds nice furnishing and lots of big wonderful sliding doors. We had everything we needed for cooking in the condo and for using the fabulous grills just down the hall on the beach. Being right next door to Whaler Village is also a plus with all the shopping and great restaurants. Just a short walk the other direction is some of the best snorkeling on the island at Black Rock. Just perfect! Can't wait to go back.

  • Submitted: Dec 8, 2015
  • Stayed: Oct 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Spacious, clean, and close to the water

  • 5 of 5

Our group of 6 women had the best vacation on the island and the spacious condo helped make that happen! The condo has a big living room with floor to ceiling windows/sliding glass doors all the way around the ground floor condo. The corner unit was private and convenient to quickly return to the beach or pool. Our group prepared meals the majority of the evenings and found it easy to do with various pots, pans, bake ware, and cook ware. We made good use of the bbq and sitting area of the resort and took in the sites of the beach, water, and whales while waiting for our food to be ready. I recommend this facility to any family with young children, teenagers, or simply group of women for a girls getaway! It's perfect, I'm ready to return even though I just left.

  • Submitted: Feb 24, 2015
  • Stayed: Feb 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Stellar Location

  • 5 of 5

We have stayed at the Whaler in all sorts of units for the past 12 years . Our family has grown to 4 children and we need to rent a 2 bedrooom condo now! This is my second time staying in this unit . We originally chose this condo because of its more affordable price , But it is true as other reviewers have stated . ..That it is truly a hidden Gem .. Stellar Location ! Easy access to the whalers village shopping area , and to parking. It is on the ground floor facing the beautiful inner courtyard , and and a wonderful private treed in area , which extends your Lanai for little ones to play ! My children love the freedom to walk to the koi pond , or catch lizards in the bushes right outside their door . You have an ocean view from the table and chairs on the lanai and full sun in the afternoon!. ( something you don't have on the otherside of the building ) The beds are extremely cofortable and the art work is remarkable . Kurt has always been an extremely generous host providing us with pre trip news about maui and the condo , as well as a welcome basket of fruit, water and goodies . We plan on staying in this unit every year if possible !

  • Submitted: Feb 23, 2015
  • Stayed: Jan 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Point of Interest
The Whalers Village
Nearest Point of Interest
Kaanapali Golf Courses
Nearest Point of Interest
Nearest Point of Interest
Kahului Airport (OGG)
Nearest Point of Interest
Kapalua Airport

The Whaler is located beach-front on Kaanapali Beach with 3 miles of glittering white sand. On the other side of the blue ocean, Lanai Island is part of the daily Hawaiian sun-set ritual and the area in between is the home of the Humpback Whales from December to early April for splendid whale-watching.


Rates & Availability

Lahaina Condo Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Prime Season 2
Jun 15 2017 - Aug 20 2017
7 night minimum stay
Value Season 2
Aug 21 2017 - Nov 19 2017
5 night minimum stay
Prime Sesason 3
Nov 20 2017 - Nov 28 2017
7 night minimum stay
Value Season 3
Nov 29 2017 - Dec 19 2017
5 night minimum stay
Holiday Season
Dec 20 2017 - Jan 4 2018
10 night minimum stay
Prime Season 4
Jan 5 2018 - Apr 11 2018
7 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Condo Contents Insurance/stay $49
Tax Rate 13.42%

Minimum stays per season: Holiday 10 nights; Prime 7 nights; Standard 5 nights
Holiday Season: Dec 20 - Jan 4. Prime: Jan 5-April 11; June 15-Aug 20; Nov 20-28 Value: April 12 - June 14; Aug. 21 - Nov. 19; Nov. 29 - Dec. 19

A resort fee is due at the Front Desk upon check-in. The resort fee is $16/night until March 31, 2017. From April 1, 2017 until May 30, 2017, the resort fee will be $17/night. From June 1, 2017 forward, the resort fee will be $20/night.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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