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Courtyard and Black Rock Views- Recently Redecorated

8 Reviews
Bedrooms 1
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 5 - 7 nights

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Minimum Stay
5 - 7 nights


Lahaina Condo Rental Photos and Description

Condo, 1 Bedroom, Bath (Sleeps 4)

Unit 556 at the Whaler is a one-bedroom, one-bath. Sitting in the best location on Maui’s prestigious Kaanapali Beach, this luxurious courtyard facing condominium has breathtaking ocean and island views.

Relax on the spacious private lanai while looking out over the white sandy beach toward the island of Molokai and Black Rock. The bedroom contains two double beds. In addition, there is a queen-size Murphy bed in the living room, allowing 4 people to sleep comfortably. The bathroom has a combination tub/shower. There is a fully equipped kitchen, complete with all cookware.

Experience resort living in paradise. The Whaler condominium is steps away from the beach and ocean, Whalers Village shops, award winning restaurants, and the famous Royal Kaanapali golf courses. It's the best place on earth. Come and be our guest-you will love it here!

  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • wheelchair accessible

Laura Tyler
Member since: 2009
Speaks: english
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Within an hour
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Calendar last updated:
October 18, 2016
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Why Laura Tyler chose Maui

The unique location of the Whaler on one of the world's finest beaches makes this location the best in the world. The weather year-round is unparalleled. You have to be here to appreciate its excellence and beauty. Once you have been here you will want to come back.


based on 8 traveler reviews

Courtyard and Black Rock Views- Recently Redecorated
average rating of 5.0 based on 8 reviews

Beautiful Condo

  • 5 of 5

Thankyou for sharing your beautiful condo with my family for our stay in Maui. Everything was perfect and we felt like we had all that we needed. The apartment is bigger than we imagined and the views were amazing. Not as busy as the other resorts which was what we were after. I highly recommend this apartment and know where I will be booking if we visit Maui again ;) Thanks Laura

  • Submitted: Jun 17, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Atlanta, GA

Truly the best unit @ The Whaler

  • 5 of 5

My family loved this unit! Being that we are 3 adults in my family and this unit has 3 real beds (not one as a sofa bed) it was the perfect unit for us. The view... gosh I can't stress how simply amazing it is. Several nights I fell asleep out on the lanai just listening to the ocean. The unit had just been renovated and the new kitchen is amazing. The dishwasher is so quiet that I came home and purchased the same one for my house!!! The owner of the unit is wonderful to work with and quickly responds to any email or phone call. I strongly recommend getting up in the morning and feeding the Koi fish. The food goes fast so don't be late. They feed them once each morning and they give you a paper cup full of food and you can walk around and feed them. I simply can't explain how perfect everything is at this unit and property. I also want to add (they may be done by now) the construction at the Whaler shopping mall, you can't hear any of the construction noise from the unit or when you are sitting out on the Lanai. They are remodeling the lower level and walking paths at the shopping center, but all the stores are open. We also got the chance to meet the lady who handles the cleaning of the unit and she was super nice and helpful. Checked in on us and did a mid week cleaning. She also had nothing but wonderful things to say about the owner of the unit. To help save money on food I suggest stopping at Costco by that airport when you arrive or also going to the local Napili grocery store located at Napili Plaza at Napilihau st & Honoapiilani Hwy (30) Also go to Slappy Cakes for breakfast one morning. You cook your own pancakes on a griddle at your table and they have all kinds of toppings to put in them. One last suggestion for savings on food is to go to Whaler Shopping center lower level is a small food court. The restaurant on the far right has all kinds of fresh local fish and shrimp and chicken dishes. It was amazing! I think I had dinner 4 nights there. I always took it to go and walked back to the unit (3-4 min walk) Have a wonderful trip, you won't be disappointed with this unit!!!

  • Submitted: May 13, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Perfect place to stay in Maui!

  • 5 of 5

We stayed here for a week with our 2 young children. We had been to Maui several times before but this was our first time at The Whaler. I don't think we'll ever stay anywhere else. This unit was perfect with kids because it is a large unit that allows for some separation with the murphy bed in the living room and the beds in the bedroom. The unit was also very clean and updated and has wonderful ocean views. The Whaler in a perfect location because you can walk to restaurants, shops, and the beach is not only steps away, but has great snorkeling, paddle boarding, etc. and there is a path along the beach for walking/running. The owner was extremely nice and went out of her way to accommodate us, and The Whaler staff were all very nice and helpful. Already planning our next trip!

  • Submitted: Dec 25, 2015
  • Stayed: Dec 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

We have stayed at hotels in Maui for the last 4 years. We switched to whaler this year, and this unit provided us with the most memorable vacation ever. I researched all the available units at Whaler, we decided on this one. I spoke to the owner on the phone, and in less than 30 minutes, set up the reservation, learned about all the procedures, amenities, and services available to us. When we entered the unit it was exactly as described. The view from the Lani is breathtaking, and the living facilities made us feel right at home. Check-in, parking and check-out went smoothly.The Whaler staff, from Connoisseur, to pool attendants were courteous and friendly. We have already booked our 2016 vacation with this owner. Enjoy your vacation at the Whaler.

  • Submitted: Apr 20, 2015
  • Stayed: Mar 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Studio City, CA

Staying at The Whaler in October is "The Best"

  • 5 of 5

My recent stay in Maui was won of the most pleasurable trips I have had in a long time. I have only stayed at hotels in Kaanapali prior to this stay and I must say, I will never go back to hotels again. The condo experience is the way to go! The check-in was so easy, the front desk people were very friendly, but the best part was the condo itself. It was extremely large, super clean, the balcony was amazing, you could practically live on it. The views were beautiful, you could see people jumping from Black Rock. The beds were very comfortable, probably the best nights rest I have had in a long time. You could cook if you wanted to as the kitchen was fully equipped, but you are in walking distance of everything. If you are thinking about a trip to Maui, think about staying at The Whaler.

  • Submitted: Oct 28, 2013
  • Stayed: Oct 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Maui 60! Santa Barbara, CA

  • 5 of 5

I spent my 60th Birthday at The Whaler! We rented 3 units for our large group and by far this was the best! The views are spectacular - not too high or too low. Perfectly situated away from wind and direct sun. The lanai is huge allowing for a complete indoor/outdoor experience. This unit has been updated. The owners have taken great care to assure the comfort of their guests and are available to answer any questions about the unit or area. Having stayed at The Whaler before I knew exactly what location I wanted and this unit did not disappoint! I would highly recommend this unit!

  • Submitted: Oct 9, 2013
  • Stayed: Sep 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Car: not necessary

Scuba diving and lessons, surfing lessons, snorkel and scuba diving excursions, golf and golf lessons, banana boat rides, sunset cruises (including dinner cruises), sport fishing, sailboat rides, whale watching, sugar cane train (great for the kids).


Rates & Availability

Lahaina Condo Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
2016 Dates
Mar 1 2016 - Dec 16 2016
5 night minimum stay
High Season 2016/2017
Dec 17 2016 - Feb 28 2017
7 night minimum stay
2017 Dates
Mar 1 2017 - Dec 16 2017
5 night minimum stay
High Season 2017/2018
Dec 17 2017 - Feb 28 2018
7 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
5 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Tax Rate 13.42%

Rates are flexible depending on availability. As of 4/1/15 the Whaler charges a resort fee of $15 per day. This fee includes parking and all other Whaler amenities. The rate increases to $16 per day as of 4/1/16.

Hawaii State Tax ID Number: W61670451-01

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Lahaina Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 5
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1100 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beachfront
  • Ocean View
  • Adventure
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Elevator
  • Fitness Room / Equipment
  • Garage ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Ice Maker
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 2 double , There is also a queen-size Murphy bed in the living room.
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
  • Golf ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Sauna ...
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • live theater
  • museums
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • luaus
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • parasailing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
The large open lanai extends across the entire unit, offering expansive views to the ocean, the neighboring island of Molokai, and the West Maui mountains. The resort grounds include a large beautifully landscaped central courtyard with large koi pond and waterfall, beachside swimming pool and spa, and 5 gourmet gas grills with tables for preparing and eating meals at the grills. Other amenities include 24 hour front desk service, spa and fitness center with sauna, business center, a concierge activities coordinator, free pool towel service, free tennis courts, and 24 hour security service. The Whaler is right next door to Whalers Village, which offers a wide array of shopping and dining. There is a wonderful ocean front beach walk all along the length of Kaanapali Beach, which connects all of the other great luxury hotels on the same stretch of beach, including Hyatt, Marriott, Westin Maui, Kaanapali Beach Hotel and Sheraton.

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