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The Whaler~ Stunning Courtyard Ocean View, 9th Floor~ One From Ocean Front

People5
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms2
Space 905 sq. ft.
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 2 - 14 nights

Overview

About the property

1 Bedroom, 2 Bath (Sleeps 5)

~Luxurious remodeled ocean view condo~

We never advertise on Craigslist! We only use VRBO. There are often Craigslist scams about our condo.

Please use our instant quote feature and our calendar on this VRBO/Homeaway site to check for prices and availability. We keep everything up-to-date. We also now have instant booking feature enabled.

We are very excited to announce the 2014 complete remodel of our one bedroom two bath condo, featuring an all new Kitchen and two new baths plus new tile flooring, new carpeting, and granite counters throughout. The remodeled baths have new cabinets, sinks, toilets, granite counters, tile, and lighting. The master bath has a walk-in shower for easy access and an innovative shower head which lets you choose between a waterfall or rainfall effect. There is also a hand held shower and a bench for those who wish to sit while showering. Our washer and dryer are now in the master hallway next to a beautiful new vanity. The guest bath has a tub and a hand held shower for easy bathing of children. The kitchen has been completely gutted with all new flooring, granite counters, cabinets, lighting, a wider floor plan, a pantry, and new appliances, including a large French door refrigerator and a beverage center. Three bar stools have been added for extra dining options.

All furniture has been replaced by new luxurious brands such as Tommy Bahama, Michael Amini, and Pulaski, giving the condo a tropical feel. We have also replaced the couch with a new sleeper couch by American Leather, which has a patent on its unique sleeper design. The bed is made with foam rubber and gel instead of coils to give it the highest level of comfort. Also in the unit is a roll-way bed, allowing 5 people to easily stay together.

Besides the wonderful interior, the condo’s lanai offers the most outstanding views you will find in all of Maui. The condo truly feels oceanfront even though it’s one back. The south -facing direction can’t be beat, with views of the island of Lanai, Kaanapali Beach, and the courtyard’s beautiful pool and Koi pond. The condo’s high level on the 9th floor allows for the lanai to always have cool breezes. In the winter months, whales can be seen from the lanai, especially in February when they are abundant. Every night the sliders can be open so you can sleep to the sound of the ocean.

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, golfing, 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 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:
15 December, 2017

About Laura

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

Laura purchased this condo in 2013

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 looking at many condos, we settled on The Whaler because the units are so close to the ocean. You can sleep with your door open and hear the ocean all night. 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.

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday condo on Lahaina on Maui

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 9
Building Type:
  • building
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 905 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 15:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 5
  • Min. age of primary renter: 21
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
  • No wet clothing on furniture
  • No sunscreen sprays in the condo.
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Beachfront
  • Ocean View ...
  • Oceanfront
  • resort
  • Water View
  • Waterfront
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Lift ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Free Wifi
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
    Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
  • Master bedroom with en suite. Queen sleeper couch. Portable twin sleeper.
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Boat ...
  • Golf ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Water Sports Gear
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub
  • Sauna ...
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
  • Massage
Attractions:
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • Boating
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • luaus
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • Kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • paragliding
  • Parasailing
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing

Reviews

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The Whaler~ Stunning Courtyard Ocean View, 9th Floor~ One From Ocean Front
average rating of 4.983051 based on 59 reviews
5

Stunning!

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I recently had the opportunity to rent your lovely unit at the Whaler in celebration of our 30th anniversary! We had an incredible time and enjoyed every minute of our stay! The views from the lanai are stunning and we watched whales and sunsets daily! The unit is beautifully decorated and we had everything we needed! Thank you, Laura and Jim, for sharing your home with us, it was truly special! We hope to have the opportunity to stay with you again!

Mahalo, Edie and Warren Hills

  • Review Submitted: 18-Mar-2017
  • Date of Stay: February 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Mahalo Edie for your great review! We enjoyed having you stay with us and we hope you will be back soon!
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4

Beautiful property exactly like the pictures

  • 4 of 5

We have stayed at the Whaler multiple times in the past and this was the nicest unit. We would definitely stay here again. The only small issues were the washer in the unit was broken for most of the stay, which wasn’t that big of deal because there was a free washer down the hall. The only minor issue was the AC in the bedroom for some reason would shut off making the bedroom warmer then the main room. Not a huge deal, might just be the sensor or something. The only other little thing I would point out is there was no snorkel gear. Now this wasn’t listed, but is something we had in all the other units we stayed in. Would be a small thing to add since the unit went above and beyond in providing everything else. Overall we loved it and would definitely return to this unit the next time we are in Maui.

  • Review Submitted: 04-Dec-2017
  • Date of Stay: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Ross, sadly, this is our first 4 star review since we’ve owned this condo. We strive very hard to make our condo the best possible experience for our guests. We are glad you enjoyed the condo and had a great vacation. To anyone else reading this: We were notified by the guest before this guest that the washer was making a noise. We called to have it serviced. The cost turned out to be at a level that made it necessary to buy a new washer. We decided to buy a new washer and a new dryer because the Bosh washer that we had is discontinued and these are stacking items. We took the first date we could for install but that meant that this guest would not have the washer or dryer for most of his stay. We notified him at check in and told him there is a free washer and dryer just down the hall. As far as the AC in the bedroom not working properly, this is our first notice of that and we just sent maintenance there to check it out. We can’t fix something if we don’t know it’s broken. And finally, we don’t provide snorkel gear because we don’t feel it’s safe or sanitary to use other’s snorkels. Snorkel gear can be cheaply rented from places like Snorkel Bobs and guests can also rent gear from the kiosk by the pool. We work very quickly to resolve any problems we are notified about. Things do break and we fix or replace them as fast as we can. I don’t think you will find owners who care more than we do or work harder to please their guests. Mahalo!
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5

The best we have stayed in!

  • 5 of 5

This is the best condo we have stayed in during our yearly travels to the islands. It has a fabulous view of the sunsets. The newly remodel kitchen and bathrooms are just fabulous for anyone who does cooking. Little used but essential items were already in the kitchen! We were careful to replace any that we used for the next guest as we appreciated them being there so much. The air conditioning was silent and excellent. The black out shades were much appreciated. We decided we won't stay in any other condo unit for our next trip.

  • Review Submitted: 25-Nov-2017
  • Date of Stay: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Wow! What a great review! Thank you so much! You two were wonderful guests and we are very pleased you wish to be repeat guests of ours. Thank you for replacing food items in the kitchen. That was very kind of you and I’m sure our next guest will appreciate it. Mahalo!
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5

25 Anniversary

  • 5 of 5

My wife and I had the pleasure of spending our 25 Anniversary in the beautiful condo. Everything was just right for our liking, slow mornings sitting on the patio with perfect views. Great beach area just step from the condo, plenty of options to eat at just steps away. Just wish we could have stayed longer, hope to make it back soon.

  • Review Submitted: 23-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so pleased you enjoyed spending your 25th anniversary in our condo! Mahalo for your wonderful review and we hope to see you back with us soon!
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5

Beautiful and great Service

  • 5 of 5

We normally stay at the Sheraton which is supposed to be a 6 star resort. The Whaler beats it by far. The Whalers grounds are beautifully groomed and the staff was very helpful in friendly. The staff makes sure pool rules and community rules are followed which makes for an extremely pleasant experience. This is where will be staying from now on. We had a great renovated room. Very clean.

  • Review Submitted: 28-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We agree with you, Pennie, that The Whaler does an excellent job of maintaining a high level of beauty, throughout the entire facility. The grounds are beautiful, the staff are friendly, and the views are incredible! We're glad you enjoyed your stay at The Whaler, unit 907. Mahalo
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5

Maui Wowied!

  • 5 of 5

This condo and the property it resides on were lovely and well appointed! It really added to our stay in Maui and I couldn't recommend it enough - the staff at The Whaler was very friendly, the location was perfect (views!) with easy access to the beach and Whaler's Village, and the condo was clean and updated. Although we did not have any issues arise, Laura was responsive when I originally booked and followed through with an email the day after my arrival to ensure everything went smoothly. We appreciated the very clean condo, plenty of fresh towels, premium tv channels, and select kitchen and beach items (chairs, towels from the hotel) which made our stay that much more relaxing. We had a wonderful time in Maui and are looking forward to staying here once more if it is available in the near future! Thanks again!

  • Review Submitted: 23-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Nicolle, we really appreciate your glowing review! You were a great guest we hope you do stay with us again! Mahalo
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Location

Alii Nui
Honolua-Mokulē‘ia Bay Marine Life Conservation District
Ma'la - An Ocean Tavern
Haleakala National Park (Kula)
Soup Nutz & Java Jazz
Piiholo Ranch Zipline
Teralani
Old Lahaina Luau
Ululani's Hawaiian Shave Ice
Hana Highway
Kaanapali Beach
Mama's Fish House
Molokini Island
Hula Grill Kaanapali
Leilani's On The Beach
Whalers Village
Four Winds Snorkel Charters
Trilogy Excursions
Maui Ocean Center
Atlantis Submarines
Maui Brewing Co. Brewpub
Pacific Whale Foundation
Car: recommended

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Prices & Availability

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Additional pricing information

Cleaning Fee £101.32

50% payment is due at booking and balance is due 60 days before check-in date.

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

$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 for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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