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The Whaler ~Luxuriously remodeled ground floor courtyard studio~

Bedrooms Studio
Space 640 sq. ft.
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 1 - 7 nights


About the property

Ground Floor Courtyard Studio

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**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.

More Details

Member since: 2013
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 22, 2018

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 Lahaina

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
Building Type:
  • building
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 640 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Min. age of primary renter: 21
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • 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


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The Whaler ~Luxuriously remodeled ground floor courtyard studio~
average rating of 4.887324 based on 71 reviews

Perfect location to the beach! Easy access!

  • 5 of 5

We loved every minute of our vacation. Condo was perfect, lots of room for two people. Hopefully, we can stay here next year!

  • Submitted: Mar 22, 2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Chattaroy WA / USA

Great room. Looks beautiful. Wish the bed was softer and did not have a calf bruising wood frame.

  • 4 of 5

Overall fantastic place to stay in Maui. Ground floor facing court yard. Quiet

  • Submitted: Mar 15, 2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I'm very sorry you did not like the platform bed. We did turn up the sides so that it couldn't be bumped into but I guess you still had a problem with it. Thank you for your review. I'm glad you liked the condo.
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St Michael, MN

This is a great condo to stay at!

  • 4 of 5

The weather, the location, the staff. Have been very good. The only issue was the magnetic lock on the door. The staff had it fixed promptly.

  • Submitted: Mar 2, 2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Glad you enjoyed staying with us again! There have been a few glitches with the doors in some units since The Whaler remodeled the hallway and installed new doors and key entry. In this case it was a quick simple fix.
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very nice, enjoyed our stay

  • 5 of 5

loved being on the ground floor

  • Submitted: Feb 14, 2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Mahalo Jerry for your nice review! I’m glad you enjoyed the benefits of being on the ground floor.
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  • 5 of 5

This is the second year we’ve stayed in 162. We’re already talking about dates for next year. Needless to say we love it. Perfect place to relax and enjoy our vacation. Easy check in, check out, condo is clean and comfortable. Love having coffee & breakfast on the lanai.. Wish we

could stay longer.

  • Submitted: Feb 3, 2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Mahalo Chris for your nice review! We love our regulars and hope to see you with us soon!
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Lincoln, Ca

Great room along with the amenities.

  • 5 of 5

Too many great things to say. My wife and I plan on coming back this year

  • Submitted: Jan 24, 2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Mahalo Omar for your review! We hope to see you with us soon.
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Barbecue Restaurant
Aloha Deli Ma'alaea
Kahili Restaurant
Asian Fusion Restaurant
Kealia Pond National Wildlife Refuge
King Kamehameha Golf Course Clubhouse
Isana Restaurant
Korean Restaurant
Monsoon India
Indian Restaurant
Mill House Roasting Cafe
Coffee Shop
Blue Moon Cafe
Maui Chef's Table
Fine Dining Restaurant
The Mill House
New American Restaurant
Brekkie Bowls
Health Food Restaurant
Waipuilani Park
Waikapu On 30
Takeout Restaurant
Mexican Restaurant
Nalu's South Shore Grill
Hawaiian Restaurant
Sushi Paradise
Sushi Restaurant
Antonio's Italian
Italian Restaurant
Maui Brick Oven
Gluten-Free Restaurant
Nutcharee's Authentic Thai Food
Thai Restaurant
Izakaya Genbe
Japanese Restaurant
Peace Love Shave Ice
Diamonds Ice Bar & Grill
Bar & Grill
Piko Cafe
Coffee Shop
Wow Wow Hawaiian Lemonade
Coconut's Fish Cafe
Fish & Chips Restaurant
Vietnamese Cuisine
Vietnamese Restaurant
Java Cafe
Home Maid Cafe
Fork and Salad Maui
Organic Restaurant
Shearwater Tavern
Wow Wow Hawaiian Lemonade Aloha
Juice Shop
Miso Phat Sushi
Sushi Restaurant
Roasted Chiles
Mexican Restaurant
Peggy Sue's Maui
Hamburger Restaurant
Akamai Coffee Co
Coffee Shop
Jawz Tacos
Seafood Restaurant
Fabiani's Bakery and Pizzeria
Italian Restaurant
1054 Togoshi Sushi Restaurant
Sushi Restaurant
808 Grindz Cafe
Cold Stone Creamery
Ice Cream Shop
Tienda del Sol
Mexican Restaurant
Ba-Le Sandwich Shop
Sandwich Shop
Jamba Juice Pii'lani Village Shopping Center
Juice Shop
Maui Tacos
Mexican Restaurant
Round Table Pizza
Pizza Restaurant
Pizza Madness Maui
Pizza Restaurant
Eskimo Candy Inc
Seafood Restaurant
Car: not necessary


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $130

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.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.