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The Best Location In Maui - Steps to the Beach

Bedrooms 1
Space 1,100 sq. ft.
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 1 - 10 nights


About the property

Condo, 1 King Bed + Queen Sofa bed, 2 Rollaway beds, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 4-

You will love this luxury ground floor ocean view condo facing world famous Black Rock at The Whaler on Kaanapali Beach. It will become your 'home away from home when you come to Maui. You will want to return again and again. We promise.

This luxury condominium (Unit 112) is fully upgraded with two big-screen TVs (60'" Samsung LCD in the living room and 40' Samsung LCD in the bedroom), new carpet, granite kitchen countertops, appliances, air-conditioning plus "Tommy Bahama" style ceiling fans in the living room and bedroom, and the most comfortable pillow-top bed in the world. If you love to float in the clouds and sleep like an angel, it doesn't get any better. Additional queen sofa sleeper and two rollaways available for additional guests upon advance request.

In this luxury condo you have many amenities not found in all condos in this resort including FREE WIRELESS INTERNET, beach chairs on first come basis, pool towels, parking. The front desk charges a daily resort fee per condo of $20 (subject to periodic increases), which they collect upon check-in.

You are just steps to the best white-sand beach on Maui with swimming, snorkeling, parasailing, jet-skiing, surfing, and many other ocean activities at your fingertips. Up and down the beachwalk you will find dining, shopping, beachfront bars and five-star hotels. There is no better spot on Maui for a memorable family vacation or a romantic get-away for two.

Make yourself a a Mai-Tai, throw something on the barbecue then retreat to your private lanai complete with ocean views, seating for ten and dining for eight to watch the spectular Maui sunsets.

It's a great place to kick back, take it easy and "sleep 'til you're done". Then get up, take a leisurely walk down the best beach on Maui, have your morning coffee and plan another day in paradise.

You can spend your afternoons lounging on the white sandy beach, by the pool or on your own private ocean view lanai, hitting the bars or restaurants for a bite and great Hawaiian entertainment, enjoying beach activities or simply taking a well-deserved nap.

In the evening, it is just a short walk to fine restaurants, shopping or night-life. Or just take a moonlight stroll on the water's edge.

This is a one time charge of $100 for guests more than 4 for the rollaway bed and extra towels that is payable directly to the owner separate from the amount paid to VRBO for the booking.

Remember, each condo is individually owned and some are just the bare-bones minimum. You won't regret your choice to stay in this luxurious condo. You'll be back. We guarantee it! Call us and we'll make it happen for you.

You may choose to either complete our Credit Card Authorization form as your security deposit (will not be charged if there is no damage) or you may purchase Damage Insurance through VRBO. In either case, the Rental Agreement must be completed and returned within 72 hours of booking.


John & Denise Russell

Hawaii Tax ID#: W30322068-01

Keywords: Luxury Ocean View Condominium, best beach resort area in Maui, Maui condo, Whaler condo, Maui Rentals, Best Maui condo, Maui condo rental, best prices, discount maui condo

More Details

Denise Russell
Member since: 2005
Premier Partner

This VRBO partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 18, 2018

About Denise Russell

We have owned our own "slice of paradise" for over 30 years now. We and our kids spent summers here. Now they are adults and can't get away as long as they could when they were carefree children, but they still never miss our annual family trip. We hope you enjoy your time in our wonderful condo and make it your home away from home when you visit the islands.

Denise Russell purchased this condo in 1986

Why Denise Russell chose Lahaina

We love the wonderful weather, great beaches, water sports, oceanfront dining and an occasional Mai Tai at one of the many local beachside watering holes. Kaanapali is consistently rated one of the 'Top Ten Beaches in the World'. You owe it to yourself to come and find out why. We're sure you'll agree.

What makes this condo unique

Every morning starts with a workout in the gym downstairs, a half hour in the sauna, then walk down the beach to the Beachwalk Cafe for coffee. We make our way back home for a quick breakfast, then hit the beach for a relaxing morning on the sand to read that book we didn't get to all year or just take in the beautiful ocean views. After lunch, we spend some time at the newly renovated pool to visit with friends, old and new.

There is great dining, shopping and many other ctivities - snorkeling, parasailing, surfing, jet skiing, ziplining, hiking, horseback riding and just about any other activity you may desire.

In the evenings, we enjoy our dinner on the lanai watching the magnificent sunsets while dining on the food just off the barbeque or from our complete kitchen, outfitted with new appliances and granite countertops. Some nights, we take advantage of the many restaurants within walking distance of our condo or take a drive to one the many fine restaurants up or down the coast.

It just doesn't get any better than this and that is why we come back year after year. We hope you do, too.


Lahaina Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 1
Building Type:
  • building
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1100 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Beachfront ...
  • Golf Course View ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Oceanfront ...
  • Resort ...
  • Village ...
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Broadband Access ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Covered Parking ...
  • Elevator ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Master Bathroom - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Guest Bathroom - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • Two full bathrooms with showers and tubs. Marble floor, counters and showers.
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom - 1 king , Pillow top comfort.
  • King size bed (1) The most comfortable pillow-top king bed in the world!, Queen Sleeper Sofa (1) quickly and easily pulls out to accommodate two people. We also have two single roll-away beds that are available upon request.
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Heated Pool
  • Sauna ...
  • Shared Hot Tub ...
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
  • Massage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • luaus
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • rock climbing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
Small office area in the condo if you just can't get entirely away. Wireless internet available.


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The Best Location In Maui - Steps to the Beach
average rating of 4.6875 based on 32 reviews

Enjoyed wonderful vacation here.

  • 5 of 5

The condo is exactly as described but the location was even better than I imagined. You can enjoy coffee on the patios with an ocean view and you are steps away from pool and beach. Restaurants and shops at the Whaler village were steps away and others only a short drive away. The resort had good parking and free beach chairs. We would love to stay again!

  • Submitted: Nov 26, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so very happy, Trish, that you enjoyed your stay at our condo. We are always delighted to hear that our guests love our place as much as we do. Please plan to stay with us again
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Groound floor 3 rooms away from the ocean walk, and next door to Whalers Village!

  • 5 of 5

Great location - only steps to the beach walk and ocean - slept to the sound of waves crashing. Next door to Whalers village, shopping and restaurants. The decor inside the room is a bit dated, but had all amenities needed. Common area washer / dryer was 1 room away (and free to use).

Word of the day...

humuhumunukunukuāpuaʻa (pronounced [ˈhumuˈhumuˈnukuˈnukuˈwaːpuˈwɐʔə] and meaning "triggerfish with a snout like a pig") - Hawaii's state fish

  • Submitted: Mar 15, 2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Agreed....... Best Location on Maui !

  • 5 of 5

John & Denise,

Thanks so much for the opportunity to stay in your wonderful condo.

We have stayed at the Whaler four times now. It's location is the very best for beach, shopping, sailing, and close to Lahaina for a night or two out.

View from your lanai is so great anytime of the day or night. Nothing better than hearing the waves break on the shore thoughout the night.

Loved lunches and dinners on the lanai and also the beachfront bbq patio. So great that we ate at home most nights.

Condo had all we need. Thanks again. Hope to return real soon.

Steve & Irina

  • Submitted: Feb 15, 2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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View of Black Rock

  • 5 of 5

We have stayed in this place a few times. What they don't tell you in the advertising is there is a perfect view of Black Rock.

  • Submitted: Jan 19, 2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Yes, the view we have is pretty awesome. You see Black Rock and Molokai as well as the beautiful Hawaiian ocean. We are glad you enjoyed the view. Denise- owner🌺�
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The best place for a relaxing Maui vacation

  • 5 of 5

Some days we did a lot; some days we did very little. This place was perfect for both.

We could not be happier with our accommodations. Everything was excellent.

  • Submitted: Jan 8, 2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great place to stay!

  • 4 of 5

Great location, beach a short walk from the lanai... well equipped, but could use some updates.

  • Submitted: Oct 28, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Updates are on the way. We are having some upgrades in both master and guest bathroom in November. We are constantly making improvements. When you return you will enjoy these and other upgrades.
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Nearest Airport
30 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Hula Grill
Nearest Ferry
4 Miles
Molokai and Lanai Ferry
Nearest Golf
1 Miles
Kaanapali Golf Couse
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
Honoapiilani Hwy
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Roy's Hawaiian Fusion
Nearest Beach
Kaanapali Beach
Car: recommended

Surfing, snorkeling, parasailing, zip-lines, shopping, dining, bars, water sports, relaxing, horseback riding, golf, barbecue, sunset cruise, sunbathing, magic show, dancing, karaoke, sushi, tennis, gym, hula show, tiki bar, luau, sightseeing, fishing, museum, and much more.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $185 + Tax
Property Damage Protection $59
Refundable damage deposit $1,000
Tax Rate 14.42%

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.