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The Whaler ~Luxuriously remodeled ground floor courtyard studio~

Bedrooms Studio
Space 640 sq. ft.
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights


About the property

Ground Floor Courtyard Studio

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To see our other listing, click on the link at the bottom of the page after the owner information.

**NEW Remodel October 2015!!!** We have made many changes to our condo including: all walls painted, four new louvered doors, new wood flooring, new chair rail, new kitchen faucet, new sleeper couch with an extra large mattress, and two new bar stools. The furniture has been rearranged so the bed and couch both look directly at the TV. This provides better function and a more open feeling.

The ground floor location of this studio allows for convenient walk-in/walk-out access without the need to wait for an elevator. Just open the lanai sliding doors and you are steps away from the beach, the pool, and the Ka’anapali walkway. The courtyard offers a tranquil setting with tropical plants, a Koi pond with a waterfall, and the swimming pool. In the evening, the Koi pond is lit by romantic torches and lights. From the condo’s lanai, there are magnificent ocean views and the grassy area by the lanai gives the feeling of a private garden. It’s a delightful place to have a morning coffee or evening drink. The condo has been remodeled entirely and professionally decorated. It has a 42'' flat- screen TV, free secure Wifi, a fully equipped remodeled kitchen, a large king bed, a queen sleeper couch, an opulent bath, and a washer and dryer just outside the door.

The Whaler, a premiere condominium resort, is in the heart of the famous Ka’anapali Beach. Ka’anapali Beach is recognized worldwide as one of the top ten beaches. The spectacular natural setting, along with the many amenities of this resort hotel, make it an outstanding paradise vacation for people of all ages. The Whaler has recently completed more than $30 million worth of property renovations and enhancements over the last 3 plus years. The Whaler on Ka’anapali Beach featured amenities include state of the art fitness center, business center, tennis courts, beach side pool with hydra-spa, an on-site concierge, a beach kiosk with towel service, beach-side gas grills, onsite Aveda spa, air conditioning, and underground parking. The superior location of the property keeps owners and guests in the heart of some of the best shopping, dining, and ocean activities on Maui. Within walking distance are two world class golf courses, Whaler's Village Shopping Center with 65 shops and restaurants, and a whaling museum. A paved promenade allows easy strolling along Ka’anapali beach. A free Trolley also allows you to ride between all the properties on Ka’anapali Beach.

Ka’anapali Beach has much to offer. In addition to long walks on the beach, numerous water activities are available directly along Ka’anapali Beach including catamaran trips (which pick up directly in front of The Whaler), swimming, snorkeling, scuba diving, parasailing, whale watching, boating, sailing, surfing, windsurfing, Jet-skiing, dinner cruises, and luaus. It’s also a short stroll along the beach to Black Rock where you can watch the cliff divers in the evening or take the whole family for a safe swim with the turtles and tropical fish during the day. We love staying here and we think you will too.

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Member since: 2013
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
June 21, 2017

About Laura

We live in the beautiful central coast of California. We have four children, with only one remaining at home (this picture is of my oldest daughter and me on our Hana trip last year). We are retired and enjoy traveling when our son is not in school.

Laura purchased this condo in 2014

Why Laura chose West Maui

We have been visiting Hawaii with our family ever since they were young. We like all the islands but Maui is our favorite. We bought The Whaler because we think Kaanapali Beach is the best beach in west Maui and we wanted a place to spend our summers.

What makes this condo unique

After owning unit 907 for one year, we decided to buy again in The Whaler because we love it so much! We love The Whaler because the units are so close to the ocean. It's also great to be right next door to Whaler's Village so you can get food or dine out. My son loves the beach here as it's one of the few places on west Maui that has as sandy ocean bottom. It's great for boogie boarding.


Lahaina Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 1
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 640 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beachfront ...
  • Mountain View
  • Ocean View ...
  • Oceanfront ...
  • Resort
  • Adventure
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
  • Remodeled bathroom with walk-in shower.
  • Studio, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , 1 sleep sofa /futon , Queen sleeper sofa
  • King platform bed
  • Books
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Boat ...
  • Golf ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub
  • Sauna
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
  • Massage
  • Staff
  • health/beauty spa
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • luaus
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • skiing
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(53 traveler reviews)

The Whaler ~Luxuriously remodeled ground floor courtyard studio~
average rating of 4.90566 based on 53 reviews

Beautiful condo in the heart of Kaanapali Beach

  • 5 of 5

Hi Laura,

We thoroughly enjoyed our vacation to Maui, which included a stay in your nice condo. Everything was as advertised on HomeAway. This unit is close to everything, both within The Whaler property, as well as Kaanapali Beach. I only wish our stay could have lasted longer! There is always next time!

Thank you Laura and Jim

  • Submitted: May 30, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Loved it!

  • 5 of 5

This condo was beautifully updated and outfitted! The bed was very comfortable. The bathroom drawers for toiletries were cleaned and lined. There were plenty of drawers and spacious closet space to hang up clothes. The washer and dryer were convenient in the hallway nearby. The owners are generous with loaning beach gear and have a great library of books! The kitchen is lovely and has everything you need to cook and serve a meal. We had a super time here for a week and would definitely rent this unit again if we are so lucky to return!

  • Submitted: May 10, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Nancy for such a great review! I'm happy you appreciated the things about our condo that we strive to provide for our guests. We take pride in ownership and work hard to make sure every guest is pleased with their stay. We hope you will stay with us again. Mahalo!
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Snohomish WA

Awesome Condo

  • 5 of 5

This condo was great! We would definitely stay here again. Has everything you need and was very clean and roomy and we loved being on the ground floor. Location to beach, pool and shopping were perfect. Can't wait to go back!!

  • Submitted: May 8, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Luna for your nice review! We're so happy you loved our condo! We look forward to your next visit.
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Room 162 Rocks

  • 5 of 5

The Whaler property is looking better than ever and Room 162 is right up there on quality and comfort. It is a great room with a great location on the interior courtyard. Wouldn't change a thing.

  • Submitted: Apr 12, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Mahalo Bill for your great review! I'm so happy you enjoyed your stay!
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Everything was wonderful.

  • 5 of 5

I think the other reviewers capture everything perfectly. This is a very nice property, and you can't beat it if you'd like to stay near the water on West Maui. The unit is very clean and comfortable, and the bed very cozy for a great nights sleep.

  • Submitted: Mar 30, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Mahalo Jeff for your review! We sincerely appreciate you staying with us!
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Kirkland, WA

Convenient and updated ground floor unit w/great amenities

  • 4 of 5

This is our 6th year at The Whaler, and a different unit each trip. This was by far the nicest of the places we have stayed, and it was fully stocked with all the things you need in the kitchen and for the beach. Great closet space too. Several of our friends were also on the first floor so very easy to go between rooms. Only drawback is that is close to the elevators, outside walkway and a storage closet for the staff so it was noisy every morning around 6am. #firstworldproblems

  • Submitted: Feb 24, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Brenda, thank you for your review. We are happy you loved the condo! We are surprised however, that you felt it was noisy. We ourselves have stayed there many times and find it to be very quiet. There is another studio and a hallway between our studio and the elevators. We never hear noise from that area. The lanai is also a studio down from the tower entry doors so we don't notice any traffic noise from there either. We think The Whaler complex in general is so much quieter and the other hotels and condos in the area that noise is never been an issue for us in any courtyard unit.
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Car: not necessary


Rates & Availability

Lahaina Condo Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Summer gap discount!!
Jun 21 2017 - Jun 24 2017
4 night minimum stay
Summer gap discount!
Jul 15 2017 - Jul 16 2017
2 night minimum stay
Summer gap discount!
Jul 31 2017 - Aug 2 2017
3 night minimum stay
Fall gap discount!
Aug 21 2017 - Aug 25 2017
5 night minimum stay
Fall gap days!
Sep 4 2017 - Sep 8 2017
5 night minimum stay
Fall gap discount!
Sep 24 2017 - Sep 25 2017
2 night minimum stay
Oct 3 2017 - Oct 8 2017
5 night minimum stay
Fall gap discount!
Oct 17 2017 - Oct 20 2017
4 night minimum stay
Fall gap discount!
Nov 27 2017 - Nov 30 2017
4 night minimum stay
Dec 10 2017 - Dec 24 2017
7 night minimum stay
Jan 1 2018 - Jan 6 2018
6 night minimum stay
Jan 9 2018 - Jan 15 2018
7 night minimum stay
Feb 10 2018 - Feb 15 2018
5 night minimum stay
Winter gap discount!
Feb 24 2018 - Feb 27 2018
4 night minimum stay
Mar 9 2018 - Mar 14 2018
6 night minimum stay
Mar 22 2018 - Jun 15 2018
5 night minimum stay
Jun 16 2018 - Aug 31 2018
7 night minimum stay
Sep 1 2018 - Dec 14 2018
5 night minimum stay
Dec 15 2018 - Feb 28 2019
7 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
5 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning $130
Non-refundable dmg fee $50
Tax Rate 13.42%

50% of total due at booking/50% due at 60 days prior to arrival.

Cancellation: No charges if canceled before 60 days from arrival. If less than 60 days from arrival, no refund.

$50.00 Non-refundable damage protection

$20.00 /day resort fee ~ charged by The Whaler~

Transient Accommodation tax ID: TA-021-842-3296-01
General excise tax ID: GE-021-842-3296-01

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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