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21 Reviews
Bedrooms 2
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 5 - 7 nights

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Photos and Description of this 2 bedroom holiday condo in Lahaina - THE WHALER ON KAANAPALI BEACH

Condo, 2 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 2 Baths, (Sleeps 6)





We bought this unit because we fell in love with the spectacular view visible from this corner penthouse ocean front spacious Condo with a wrap around Lanai. There is no finer view in all of the South Pacific with more than a 200 degree panorama of Kaanapali Beach, Maui's finest Beach together with scenic views of Lanai, Molokai, Kaanapali Beach and the West Maui Mountains. Floor to ceiling windows allow unobstructed ocean views from the completely remodeled bedrooms, living room, dining room and kitchen. Three flat screen HDTV's and in house washer and dryer provide convenient living options. Both bathrooms have been completely remodeled with floor to ceiling tile, granite counters and rain glass shower doors. The floors in the kitchen, entryways and hallway have been replaced with ceramic tile and new carpet has been installed throughout the rest of the condo.

The Whaler has recently completed more than $40 million worth of property renovations and enhancements over the last 5 plus years. The ocean front heated pool has a new paver deck and new 10 foot diameter hot tub. On the property there is a fully equipped exercise room, sauna, business center, and tennis courts. The newly redesigned courtyard with a new larger koi pond is magnificent. The covered garage between the towers has been refurbished including a new waterproof membrane over the roof. Both Towers have had their railings replaced and new tile applied to the lanai decks and both buildings have been repainted. A new wider more elegant driveway has been built at the Porte Cochere where you check-in. The entrance off Kaanapali Parkway has been redesigned.

The location puts convenience two world class golf courses close by, with at least a dozen restaurants within walking distance. Next door is The Whaler's Village Shopping Center with many upscale shops, a whaling museum. Five hotels, and five other condominium projects are nearby. A paved promenade allows easy strolling along Kaanapali beach. A free Trolley allows you ride between all the properties on Kaanapali Beach.

Lahaina, The Historic Whaling Capital of the Pacific is three miles away and contains many historic buildings dating from the early to mid 1800s plus shops, art galleries, restaurants, movie theaters, live theatre and a magic show production.

Please go to our website for more information on things to see and do and our recommendations on dining during your stay in Paradise.

HAWAII TAX ID: W-01202256-01, Hawaii contact David Madrigal 808-344-5065, email: dvdmadrigal7@gmail.com.

Keywords: Oceanfront Condominium

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Kaanapali Condo

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  • Groups
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible

Gordon Fall
Member since: 2005
Speaks English
Response time:
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Calendar last updated:
21 October, 2016
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About Gordon Fall

Carole and Gordon Fall and their family have been coming to Maui since 1971. Carole is a retired anesthesiologist and Gordon is a semi-retired family physician in their home city of Seattle. Their family includes 3 children, two son-in-laws and 5 grandchildren. They purchased their first Maui home in The Whaler in 1976 and have owned three different units in The Whaler. Currently, they own and use 1252 which is the penthouse unit in Tower II. At least two to three times a year they stay in their unit in The Whaler for several weeks at a time. They are constantly upgrading the unit or adding or changing furnishings.

Gordon Fall purchased this condo in 1980

Why Gordon Fall chose Maui

Carole and Gordon have traveled extensively to every continent and have found that there is no better place than Maui to combine relaxation, peacefulness, safety, and a wide variety of recreational and entertainment activities with an ideal year round climate. This realization and the relatively easy access to Maui from Seattle prompted them to initially buy their first unit in The Whaler in 1975 and then as the family grew in 1980 bought this 2B2B unit to better accommodate the family.

What makes this condo unique

Staying in The Whaler allows you to walk the length of Kaanapali Beach and visit 5 hotels, numerous condominium projects, more than a dozen restaurants and many shops without ever having to cross a street. Swimming, surfing, fishing, snorkeling, sailing, tennis, golf, many restaurants and shops are just a few yards away. In 1252 in The Whaler you have both the finest view on Maui and the quietest location in The Whaler.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Wow! What a place. Loved it all and then you for sharing your home! ALOHA!"
Dec 2007
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based on 21 holidaymaker reviews

average rating of 5.0 based on 27 reviews


  • 5 of 5

We have been vacationing at The Whaler for several years and have stayed in many beautiful units. By far, the views from this unit are second to none. Immediately entering the unit you are drawn to the sliding glass doors that lead directly to the wrap around lanai. The panoramic ocean and mountain views just take your breath away. Inside, the unit had very comfortable furnishings and was well equipped with all the conveniences we needed. The bedrooms were large and spacious and both had views of the ocean. We really felt at home during our stay. The proximity to the beach, the beachfront pool, along with the shops and restaurants at Whalers Village is unmatched. We certainly look forward to staying in this unit again.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 6, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Spectacular view with phenomenal accommodations.

  • 5 of 5

This is my 14th trip to Hawaii. The stay at Whaler's at this unit overall was the best accommodations we have ever had. The unit was phenomenal. The view was unmatched of both the ocean and Haleakala. There was easy access to the beach. The tennis courts were in superb condition. The pool and Jacuzzi were great. The owner provided helpful instructions. Our entire family enjoyed this and hope we can do it again soon.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 21, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are pleased that you had a wonderful vacation in our Penthouse condo. Our goal is to have the amenities of our second home on Maui such that every guest can enjoy the best of Paradise during their stay. Gordon and Carole Fall
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Maui is the best!!!!!

  • 5 of 5

What a great week! Where to start? Even though we picked one of the busiest weeks of the year we had no problem with feeling like any part of the area was over crowded. We rarely had to wait more than a couple minutes for the elevator and we had no waiting to use the large grilles for dinner. The whole Whaler facility is basic but we felt that anything we needed was in easy walking or driving distance. The walkway along the beach is fantastic and stretches from the Black Rock down to the Hyatt Regency. Along the way is shopping at Whalers Village as well as sign ups and rentals for pretty much any water activity you would like to try. We wanted to see and do as much as we could in the week we were there. That is no where near long enough! Horseback riding at Mendes Ranch on the north side of the island, walking down to the blow hole, Kapalua Coastal trail, Front Street in Lahaina for dinner and nightlife, snorkeling at Black Rock, Luau, Ziplining, etc., etc., etc. The condo was a fabulous place to stay! Thanks! The pictures don't do it justice. Beautiful lanai, with spectacular views. Everything was perfect-plenty of room, comfy beds and gorgeous sunsets!

  • Review Submitted: Apr 11, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

This was the 3rd time we have enjoyed this incomparable condo, undoubtedly with the BEST views on Maui and hopefully it won't be our last. These photos do not do it justice...there isn't even a photo of the ocean view and the ocean views are completely 180 degrees, along with fab mountain views (as if you'd ever look at them!) Private, nicely appointed, spotless. In a word, perfection.

  • Review Submitted: Dec 2, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Nov 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful,in every way .

  • 5 of 5

One of the most beautiful places on earth.the condo was great just like the lovely pictures,we had every thing we needed and more.The view was incredible all ways,if we were there at the condo we were out on the lanai enjoying the view.There are so many things to do within walking distance,shopping,dining,of corse the beach is steps away,snorkeling,dinner cruise,more things to do then time.We had a wonderful time on Maui and would love to return and stay in the same condo I don't think we could of stayed any where better ,it's awesome and the owner was too!THANK YOU!how nice of you to share your lovely home .

  • Review Submitted: Oct 30, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Elk Grove, CA

Our first visit to Maui, but not our last!

  • 5 of 5

Keeping in theme with the other reviewers, this condo had an amazing view and all the amenities for a comfortable and enjoyable stay. We traveled to Maui for our first time and would definitely go back. The condo had ample space to put everything away whether in the bedrooms or bathroom and we enjoyed the A/C and wonderful breezes on the lanai. The view is breathtaking and can't be beat. We did our share of eating out and cooking in...the BBQ area and grills have recently been updated and we found ourselves eating outside under the stars a few nights. Would highly recommend to anyone particularly traveling as a family.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 19, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
4 Miles
Kapalua Airport
Nearest Barpub
80 Metres
Whaler's Village Hula Grill
Nearest Ferry
4 Miles
Ferry to Lanai in Lahaina
Nearest Golf
100 Metres
Kanapali Golf Course
Nearest Train
1.5 Miles
Sugar Cane Train
Nearest Motorway
0.5 Miles
Honoapiilani Highway
Nearest Restaurant
80 Metres
Hula Grill
Nearest Beach
40 Metres
Kaanapali Beach
Car: not necessary

The Whaler is located in the middle of a destination resort on Maui's Finest Beach. You can swim, sun bathe, snorkel, surf, boogie board, kite surf, snorkel, sail, scuba dive, walk the beach, golf or eat out within just a few meters of The Whaler.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday condo in Lahaina, Maui

Rental Basis:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
6 Sep 2016 - 18 Nov 2016
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights
19 Nov 2016 - 26 Nov 2016
6 night minimum stay
for 6 nights
27 Nov 2016 - 16 Dec 2016
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights
17 Dec 2016 - 7 Jan 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
8 Jan 2017 - 15 Apr 2017
6 night minimum stay
for 6 nights
16 Apr 2017 - 17 Jun 2017
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights
My Standard Rate
6 night minimum stay
for 6 nights

Additional pricing information

Refundable Damage Deposit £410
Tax Rate 13.42%

Full refund is given for cancellations up to 60 days prior to the first day of occupancy(120 days for Christmas rentals). For cancelations received less than 60 days prior to the first day of occupancy(or for Christmas rentals 120 days prior to occupancy) refund is given according to the ability to re-book the unit less a re-booking fee of $250 and any commissions or credit card fees.
Our Hawaii GE and TA tax number is W01202256-01.
Our on island contact is David Madrigal who also does our cleaning and minor maintenance. His cell phone number is 808-344-5065 and his email dvdmadrigal7@gmail.com.

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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday condo on Lahaina on Hawaii

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 12
Building Type:
  • building
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 1952 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • beach
  • Beach View ...
  • Beachfront ...
  • Golf Course Front ...
  • Golf Course View ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Oceanfront ...
  • resort ...
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Broadband Access ...
  • Business Center
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Covered Parking ...
  • Lift ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Garage ...
  • Gym
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Safe
  • Shampoo
  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone ...
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Freezer
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • King size beds (1) The Master Bedroom has a King size bed., Queen size Beds (2) Two queen size beds have recently been added to the second bedroom., Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) A queen size hidabed is in the living room.
  • Books ...
  • Books - Fiction / Non-fiction
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player ...
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Player
  • Video Library ...
  • Balcony
  • Barbecue
  • Deck Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Bicycles ...
  • Binoculars
  • Boat ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Deck Furniture
  • Gated Community
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Veranda
  • Tennis ...
  • Tennis Court
  • veranda
  • Walkway to Water
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • 1 bicycles
  • Groups
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets not allowed ...
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Outdoor Hot Tub
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Sauna ...
  • Shared Hot Tub ...
  • Whirlpool
Onsite Services:
  • Car Optional
  • Concierge
  • Housekeeper
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • laundrette - not serviced
  • forests
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • rain forests
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • synagogues
  • volcano
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • horse riding
  • luaus
  • Miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • golf pass optional
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • Kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • paragliding
  • Parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
NON SMOKING UNIT Hair dryer in each bathroom.

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