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Enjoy the Best 2brm/2BA Ocean Front Condo at the Whaler!

Bedrooms 2
Space 1,959 sq. ft.
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 5 nights


About the property

Oceanfront Condo, fabulous view, 2 Bedrooms , 2 Baths, (Sleeps up to 6)

Many have said that unit 1002 is the “best” 2 bedroom unit at the Whaler. It is a corner, 10th floor ocean front luxury apartment. The unobstructed views of Molokai, Lanai and the pacific from the wrap around lanai are truly spectacular. Have a cup of coffee while observing the whales from your large private lanai or just walk out the door on the ground level and you’re on beautiful Kaanapali beach.

This is our Maui home where you will experience the warmth and personal touches which only a home can offer. From the tasteful selection of furniture, to the luxurious feel of our modern, totally remodeled rooms, you will experience luxury, warmth and comfort. Relax in the master bathroom whirl pool tub after a day of sightseeing.

Every room has an ocean view with large, floor to ceiling sliding glass doors. Enjoy the 3 flat panel TV’s with cable hookup. Stay in touch with free high speed internet service and free local phone service.

Daily maid service is provided as is a free in room safe.

You can rely on complete 24 hour access to the front desk on the property as well as an on site concierge.

The Maui News is delivered to your front door every morning Monday thru Friday

Enjoy the ocean front heated pool, hot tub or the fully equipped exercise room, spa and sauna.

World class golf and restaurants are either a short walk or easy drive away.

Hawaii Tax ID # W-20026838-01

More Details

Robert Schaffhauser, owner
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
April 15, 2017

About Robert Schaffhauser, owner

The unit is family owned. This is our Maui home and we would love for you to experience its unique ambiance, comfort and beauty

Robert Schaffhauser, owner purchased this condo in 2008

Why Robert Schaffhauser, owner chose Maui

Over the years we have been all over the world. We chose this to be our hideaway based on the beauty of Maui, the 'feel' of the community, the many things to see and do and the exceptionally great weather. 'Spectacular' understates the views from the unit. We found no better place in the entire world to enjoy breakfast with the morning paper (which is delivered to your door).

Whether we want to see big name performers or hear the Maui Symphony orchestra at the beautiful Maui Arts and Cultural Center; or we want to take in a live play, it's all here.

Sightseeing opportunities are too numerous to mention. Many of the Restaurants are world class.

What makes this condo unique

The view, the view, the view!! There is also a several mile paved walkway along the ocean that goes right by the back door. World class snorkeling at Black Rock is a short walk up the beach.

Watch the Whales breaching from the prime vantage point of our 10th floor location. See the sea turtles and spinner dolphins swim by. The Whaler is a luxury condominium offering just about every amenity right at your finger tips.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Just wanted to say how much we loved our stay last week

In #1002. We were flabbergasted when we walked in, despite having previously seeing the photos! We were doing a happy dance on the lanai, with hugs and high fives all around, celebrating our amazing 'home' for the next week, week! We had an AMAZING ( first time to Hawaii/Maui for the 4 of us) time in Maui. Not one bad moment or comment. We grilled many nights with fresh fish and vegetables from the market. We had stocked up on all types of food and drinks from Costco and enjoyed the local restaurants. We snorkeled, played In the pool and ocean, rented a ( new) beach cabana. We experienced Haleakala, Hana and a sunset cruise.Spent time in Lahaina and Paia. Even did a time share presentation ( passed on it) but enjoyed $300 worth of restaurant and shopping credit for our time! CANNOT WAIT TO COME BACK!! Mahalo, Mahalo, Mahalo!
Oct 2015
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Kaanapali Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 10
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 1959 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets not allowed
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Beach View ...
  • Beachfront ...
  • Golf Course Front ...
  • Golf Course View ...
  • Mountain
  • Mountain View ...
  • Near The Ocean
  • Ocean View ...
  • Oceanfront ...
  • Resort
  • Town ...
  • Village ...
  • Water View
  • Waterfront
  • Waterfront ...
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Broadband Access ...
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Computer Available ...
  • Covered Parking ...
  • Elevator ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Mobile Phone ...
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Safe
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Catering Available ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Freezer
  • Garbage Disposal
  • Gourmet Kitchen
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub , shower , jetted tub
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 2 double
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • DVR
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Video Library
  • Balcony ...
  • Barbecue
  • Deck / Patio
  • Deck Furniture
  • Fully Fenced Property
  • Gated Community
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Porch Furniture
  • Tennis
  • Tennis Court
  • Walkway to Water
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub
  • Jacuzzi
  • Outdoor Hot Tub
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Sauna ...
  • Shared Hot Tub ...
  • Whirlpool
  • jetted tub ...
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
  • Daily Maid Service
  • Massage
  • Staff
  • arboretum
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • festivals
  • forests
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • nude beach
  • rain forests
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • volcano
  • water parks
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • luaus
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Free safe in room, complimentary copy of Maui News delivered to your door each morning Mon-Fri. Please check out our website for suggestions on things to see and do.


Exceptional! 5/5 -
(12 traveler reviews)

Enjoy the Best 2brm/2BA Ocean Front Condo at the Whaler!
average rating of 5.0 based on 13 reviews
hilton head island

Super View

  • 5 of 5

My wife and 3 girls enjoyed our stay at the Whaler 1002 immensely. Planning our first trip to Hawaii was a very difficult task seemingly getting different opinions from everyone we asked. We finally settled on this unit and feel like we hit a home run. The views from this unit are spectacular. We may not come back to Maui if we can't rent this unit again. It wouldn't be the same.

  • Submitted: Jun 20, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Glad you enjoyed your stay, Carol and I are looking forward to welcoming you on your return.
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#1002 ---Wow!

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I have stayed many times at the Whaler in different units. All nice but 1002 was THE BEST! We were with another couple who had not been to Maui in over 20 years. They were thrilled and found it beyond what they expected! It was obvious the unit had recently been renovated and was well appointed. But the views from the wrap around lanai are what made our stay so special. Our friends felt like they were "walking into an IMAX Theater" whenever they stepped onto the lanai because you literally stare directly at Lanai and Molokai. At sunset you could watch the cliff diver go off Black Rock. Every day we watched the turtles swimming in front of the Whaler from the lanai. These are things you just don't see everywhere. The fact that daily maid service is included and the Maui News is delivered M-F may be a small thing to some but big to us. Bob and the management company were easy to work with and a pleasure. We try to come to Maui every other year and will be back to this unit! Mahalo and Aloha.

  • Submitted: Jun 10, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Glad you enjoyed the unit as much as we do! Look forward to welcoming you again. Bob
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Stunning condo overlooking the Pacific!

  • 5 of 5

My husband and our two adult daughters stayed at this spectacular ocean front condo during Christmas week in 2014. We loved everything about it! I can't say enough about the sweeping views from the deep wrap around balcony where during the day, we would either watch the waves of the Pacific Ocean crash into the shore below us or view the emerald green mountains behind us. Each evening, at sunset, we would watch the cliff divers with their torches swan dive off Black Rock. The balcony is so deep that there are reclining lounge chairs off the bedrooms so you could even sleep outside, if you were so inclined.

The inside of the condo is spacious with a large family room, dining room and kitchen opening out to the balcony. The guest room was larger than I expected with 2 queen sized beds. This bedroom, along with all the rooms of the condo, open up to the fabulous wrap around balcony. The master bedroom was extremely large with a king sized bed, sitting area and large bathroom. The entire condo was spacious and well-maintained.

The Whaler, the building in which the condo is located, is in a nice location on Kaanapali Beach. It's close to shops and restaurants but not too crowded. Since we were there during Christmas week, I thought there would be more people but the area never felt overrun.

The Whaler's grounds are beautiful. There are tropical plants and a pond in the common area between buildings. Also, it offers a nice pool just off the beach and barbque grills off of that.

While the Whaler is located in the northeastern part of the island, it was a short drive to just about any other area of Maui that we cared to venture to. We took multiple day trips to most the island without driving more than 45 minutes.

I highly recommend this condo if you like a central location with lovely accommodations and spectacular views! We would definitely go back!

  • Submitted: Jan 8, 2016
  • Stayed: Jan 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Glad you enjoyed your stay. We look forward to welcoming you again in the future. Mahalo!
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Beautiful, stunning, roomy Condo

  • 5 of 5

The listing is quite accurate, except seeing this property in person is even more spectacular. Spacious, spotless, views, maid service --all will meet or exceed your expectations. The wrap around lanai is breathtaking. All of our 'condo' time was spent out there. The owner Bob stayed in touch from initial inquiry, to actual reservations being made, as the arrival came close and while we were at his lovely condo. Would highly recommend and hope very much to go back some time and stay here.

  • Submitted: Oct 26, 2015
  • Stayed: Oct 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Glad you enjoyed it. Looking forward to seeing you next year.
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  • 5 of 5

We had the best time staying in this home. Great location, incredible views and very luxurious. We look forward to staying here again!

  • Submitted: Jul 29, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Glad you enjoyed it!
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First Class Condo

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful place with classy appointments throughout. Waking up each morning with the sounds of the waves priceless. Expanded corner Lani with breathtaking views. Very clean and well located. Grounds beautiful

  • Submitted: Dec 16, 2014
  • Stayed: Dec 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Glad you liked it!
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Nearest Airport
27 Miles
Nearest Beach
Kaanapali Beach....outside your front door!!!
Car: recommended

The Whaler


Rates & Availability

Kaanapali Condo Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Late Spring
Apr 25 2017 - May 2 2017
5 night minimum stay
May 3 2017 - Aug 10 2017
5 night minimum stay
Aug 11 2017 - Aug 16 2017
5 night minimum stay
Late Summer
Aug 17 2017 - Nov 19 2017
5 night minimum stay
Nov 20 2017 - Nov 26 2017
5 night minimum stay
Early Winter
Nov 27 2017 - Dec 17 2017
5 night minimum stay
Dec 18 2017 - Dec 27 2017
5 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Resort Fee $18
Tax Rate 13.42%

free parking! free DAILY maid service, free wifi, free HDTV with HBO, free local calls, free pool lounges
13.42% state taxes

2 night deposit due with reservation

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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