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The Whaler ~Luxuriously remodeled ground floor courtyard studio~

Sleeps4
Bedrooms Studio
Bathrooms1
Space 640 sq. ft.
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 1 - 7 nights

Overview

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

Owner
Laura
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
January 17, 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.

Amenities

Lahaina Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 1
Meals:
  • 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
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beachfront ...
  • Mountain View
  • Ocean View ...
  • Oceanfront ...
  • Resort
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
  • Remodeled bathroom with walk-in shower.
Bedrooms:
  • Studio, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , 1 sleep sofa /futon , Queen sleeper sofa
  • King platform bed
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • 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
Attractions:
  • 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

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
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The Whaler ~Luxuriously remodeled ground floor courtyard studio~
average rating of 4.9076924 based on 65 reviews
East Galesburg, Illinois
5

Comfortable Condo

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I enjoyed returning to this studio condo at the Whaler. There are many amenities and it is very comfortable. We look forward to future visits.

  • Submitted: Jan 10, 2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Mahalo Gwen! We love having both of you as our regulars at both condos:)
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Le Sueur, MN
5

Perfect fit for our family!

  • 5 of 5

This was the first time we used VRBO. Whaler 162 was a great fit for our family of 4. Loved the clean and modern condo with easy access to the beach. The staff at the Whaler were exceptional. They made our stay very memorable -- right down to Santa checking us in! Highly recommend!

  • Submitted: Jan 2, 2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Mahalo for your nice review Lori!
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Laura and Jim couldn’t have been nicer and more accommodating. We are definitely going to be

  • 4 of 5

regulars. The condo itself is just perfect. It has a nice kitchen and patio. Best of all is the location on Kaanapali Beach. Love!!!

  • Submitted: Dec 29, 2017
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Mahalo Nicole for your great review! We would love for you to be a regular guest of ours!❤️
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5

Best place on earth!

  • 5 of 5

This is our 2nd stay, in this unit and it is TRULY amazing!!! Jim and Laura are WONDERFUL to work with. The staff at The Whaler are beyond professional, helpful, pleasant and just great folks!

The pictures for this room are SPOT ON! And the new carpet and wall paper in the hallways of the entire property are so nice!

We LOVE the location of this room, the cleanliness, all the extras provided - chairs, coolers, umbrellas, hair dryer, stocked kitchen, the list goes on and on!

We will definitely be back to Maui and unless our group is bigger, will definitely try to plan our trip around the availability of this room!!!

Mahalo!!

The Olson's

  • Submitted: Dec 11, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Mahalo Trisha for your glowing review of us, our condo, and of The Whalers resort! We appreciate your repeated stays with us and we really hope you will be able to make a return visit soon!
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5

Gorgeous condo, perfect location. Everything you could want

  • 5 of 5

Gorgeous condo, perfect location. Everything you could want. Kaanapali Beach is a great choice. The whaler is quiet and has great amenities. Convenient parking, free coffee, pool and hot tub were fantastic. Free beach chairs to use both in the condo and at the Whaler desk. Many affordable restaurants around within 5 to 10 minutes drive (try CJs and Joeys kitchen) as well as being right next to Whalers village. Will definitely hope to stay in unit 162 if (or hopefully when) we return to Maui.

  • Submitted: Dec 1, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We feel exactly the same way! Mahalo for your great review Joseph! We hope to see you with us again soon.
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5

Well maintained and appointed studio at The Whaler

  • 5 of 5

My wife and I stayed at unit 162 for 9 nights for the Maui Invitational basketball tournament and Thanksgiving. The studio unit was perfect for us. The kitchen was fully equipped with new, top of the line appliances. The bathroom was excellent with a v good shower. The king size bed was very comfortable. It is a ground floor unit and that allowed us to walk from the lanai to get morning coffee, see the surf or feed the koi without needing to walk down the hall and wait for an elevator. The Whaler beach, pool and pool staff are excellent and worth the $20/day resort fee. The property’s owners, Laura and Jim, were very attentive before and during our stay. We would not hesitate to rent the unit and stay again. Mahalo!

  • Submitted: Nov 30, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your wonderful review! You were a great guest and we appreciated how well you communicated with us. We would love to have you stay with us again! Mahalo!
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Map

Maui Ocean Center
Pacific Whale Foundation
Maui Tacos
Ululani's Hawaiian Shave Ice
Alii Nui
Four Winds Snorkel Charters
Soup Nutz & Java Jazz
Old Lahaina Luau
Sangrita Grill + Cantina
Duke's Beach House
Hula Grill Kaanapali
Ma'la - An Ocean Tavern
Cool Cat Cafe
Honolua Bay
Lahaina
Kaanapali Beach
Haleakala National Park (Kula)
Piiholo Ranch Zipline
Molokini Island
Car: not necessary

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Rates & Availability

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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.