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Ground Floor with Ocean View, Steps off Lanai to Beach/pool

Bedrooms 1
Space 942 sq. ft.
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 5 nights


About the property

Condo, 1 Bedroom + Convertible bed(s), 2 Baths, (Sleeps 2-4)

IMPORTANT: All Exterior Renovations at the Whaler are COMPLETED! This is an elevated GROUND FLOOR unit with a VIEW. Unit 108 in Tower 1; Feels like you have your very own front yard - no lanai railings.

One unit back from OCEAN FRONT...Walk in - Walk out. NO elevators! Just steps from one of the BEST BEACHES in the world, the pool, bar-b-ques and Kaanapali Walkway. Completely Renovated. New kitchen and bath cabinetry with granite countertops, new appliances and plumbing fixtures, tile and glass walk-in showers, tile flooring throughout, new furniture, LCD flatscreen TVs in master bedroom and living room. Free Wireless. Our smoke-free unit, on the ground floor of the Whaler Condominiums on Ka’anapali Beach, provides beautiful sounds and views of the Ocean. Enjoy the nightly torchlighting ceremony at the Black Rock, views of Molokai, and see the whales, right from your private lanai. (See photos taken from the lanai).

Ka’anapali Beach is recognized as one of the top ten beaches in the world. The spectacular natural setting, along with the many amenities of this vacation paradise, make for an outstanding vacation setting for people of all ages.

It is a short walk to Black Rock for snorkeling with tropical fish and turtles and a wonderful place for long walks along the beach. In addition, numerous water activities are available directly along Ka’anapali beach including catamaran trips to whale watch, snorkel along the coast, scuba diving, parasailing, fishing, surfing, wind surfing, and kayaking/Stand up paddle boarding. Ka’anapali includes 2 world class golf courses (5 min walk).

The Whaler Village is next door and offers luxury shopping, restaurants, and free evening entertainment in the courtyard. A promenade extends the length of Ka’anapali Beach and provides walking access to many luxury hotels with luaus, restaurants, barefoot bars, live entertainment, and additional shopping.

The old whaling village of Lahaina is just up the road and offers additional areas to explore and enjoy. Tours of other locations on the island can be easily booked through the concierge or rent a car and explore the island from the wonderful home base of the Whaler condominium.

The Whaler amenities include a swimming pool (beach towels and beach chairs are provided free to guests from the pool side kiosk), hot tub, exercise room, beach side gas barbecue grills (a favorite gathering spot in the evenings), FREE wireless internet, tennis courts, spa, and a concierge to help with booking activities, and covered parking.

Keywords: Condominium,ground floor,whaler,maui,kaanapali,ocean front,ocean view,one bedroom,2 bath

More Details

Dianne Friesen
Member since: 2005
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 15, 2018

About Dianne Friesen

We live in the Beautiful city of Kelowna BC, Canada. located in the Okanagan Valley and known as the Napa of The North for it's great vineyards and orchards. We feel privileged to live there in the summer months and in Maui for part of our winter.

Dianne Friesen purchased this condo in 2004

Why Dianne Friesen chose Lahaina

We've been coming to the Whaler for many years and always wanted to have a 2nd home here. The Whaler has gone through many upgrades. Just Completed...our Totally New Lobby. Newly resurfaced tennis courts, workout room, Free Beach chairs, and towels.Free Kaanapali shuttle service, The beach is wonderful, water clear and warm and the weather has less rain than many other areas of Maui. Snorkel to the famous Black Rock. Sunset Sailing cruises pickup right from your beach. Walking distance to 36 hole signature golf courses and driving range. Walk to shops and restaurants on the beach in Whalers Village.

What makes this condo unique

By Far, a Ground Floor unit, that's elevated for the ocean view, with a lawn and front yard rather than lanai railings. We rarely use elevators or hallways but walk off the lanai and it's steps to the beach, pool, bar-b-ques and walkway. Late afternoon shade is wonderful after a day in the sunshine! This is ideal for our 7 grandchildren! Although they don't all stay with us at once!!

Guestbook comments from the owner

We had an absolutely fantastic time during our stay. The unit was beautiful way beyond our expectations, we were very happy there. Thanks and maybe we'll be able to stay there in '09.
Jan 2008
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Lahaina Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 1
Building Type:
  • building
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 942 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Ocean View ...
  • Oceanfront ...
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Broadband Access ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Covered Parking ...
  • Elevator
  • Fitness Room / Equipment
  • Hair Dryer
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , New glass/tile walk-in shower,
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , New tile/glass walk-in shower
  • 2
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Cal King bed in Master, (1) Deluxe Queen Sofa Bed with best-available mattress
  • DVD Player ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Heated Pool
  • Shared Hot Tub ...
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
  • Massage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • luaus
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
108, Ground Floor, steps to Beach, Snorkelling, Paddle Boarding, Kayaking, tennis, Barbecue, and Golf Course, Truly Resort Style, In room free WireLess High speed cable Internet, Tropical ceiling fans, Cable TV LCD Flat screens (2), Sony Stereo, DVD/CD Player, shared free washer and dryer on each floor, Large shared Hot Tub, Newly Renovated Pool, New Pool Furniture, Large Barbecue Outdoor Dining area. Free beach chairs and towels for pool and beach. This is a NON SMOKING unit.


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Ground Floor with Ocean View, Steps off Lanai to Beach/pool
average rating of 5.0 based on 27 reviews
San Jose, CA

Beautiful, Convenient Condo

  • 5 of 5

We just returned from a ten day stay in this great condominium. It is beautifully decorated and has been maintained to the obviously high standards of its conscientious owners. Their pride of ownership is apparent.

There were only two of us, but four adults would be very comfortable given the spaciousness of the unit and the availability of a second bathroom The unit, despite being on the first floor, has a terrific view of the beach and ocean. It opens onto a large, grassy area that is very private and gives you a feeling of expansiveness that the units above the first floor do not.

Dianne was easy to work with and was extremely accommodating when we had an issue related to our final payment to the Whaler due to a medical problem. We appreciated her help with this a great deal.

We have stayed at the Whaler many, many times over the past 20+ years.

We have stayed in each of the unit configurations (studio; one bedroom, one bath; one bedroom, two bath; and two bedroom, two bath) at least once. This is one of the nicest units we have stayed in, it’s very comfortable for up to four people, and the owner is terrific.

Highly recommended.

  • Submitted: Oct 23, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Excellent property.

  • 5 of 5

Loved this condo. We have stayed at others at The Whaler, and we like this one the best. Well maintained and top notch kitchen with plenty of good name-brand appliances. Enough dishes, forks, knives, etc. and cooking pots and pans. We do cook when we are there and this kitchen is perfect for that. Not just cheap junk, just to get by. Bed was very comfortable and furnishings were very nice. Plenty of storage space for clothing, etc. and plenty of hangers. We will definitely return. Management company is very personable and easy to deal with.

  • Submitted: Oct 6, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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We just returned from our vacation and this condo was perfect for my family.

  • 5 of 5

The condo was exactly as described and had everything we needed. We cooked many of our meals here and never thought of anything we wished we had. The fact that the unit is on the ground floor and just one away from the ocean was wonderful. We were there with our toddler, and being able to walk right out without using the stairs was incredibly convenient. Two of our vacation days we didn't even get in the car. We swam in front of the condo, walked down to Black Rock and snorkeled, and had dinner next door at Whalers Village. The location really can't be beat. The condo is nicely updated and this was the cleanest vacation rental we have ever stayed in. It was a bonus to have some hotel-like amenities available as well, particularly that we could use pool/beach towels. Dianne (the owner) was very responsive answering my questions. She was able to arrange for a pack-n-play to be in the unit for my toddler which we really appreciated. A washer and dryer were located down the hall from the unit and were free to use. I wouldn't hesitate to stay again.

  • Submitted: Aug 29, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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whaler 108

  • 5 of 5

very nicely updated place.great beach access and view.

  • Submitted: Jun 3, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wonderful location and beautiful accomodations

  • 5 of 5

I brought 2 of my kids (ages 21 and 14). We all loved the location so close to the beach and the view of black rock. It was so peaceful to sit on the patio in the mornings (with coffee) and in the evenings (with wine). The condo looks newly remodeled and is gorgeously done. Everything is conveniently located (pool, ocean, dining, shopping, gym, BBQ, and lobby). The Pandora account on the flat screen was a lovely touch when entertaining. The owners were very nice and made everything so easy. It's a great place for families. Would not hesitate to recommend.

  • Submitted: Aug 23, 2016
  • Stayed: August 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great stay with great views

  • 5 of 5

We had a fantastic time at Whaler 108! The owners have everything you can imagine to make this a great temporary 2nd home! It was especially good for our 2.5 year old toddler, and the extra grass area on this ground floor unit made it feel much larger. The baby enjoyed running around and playing while we enjoyed views of Black Rock and the ocean. The owners also had a variety of beach and swim gear for us to use. Also, the kitchen was stocked with everything you can image for cooking. And seeing the ocean from both rooms of the condo was a nice treat! And it was great to just walk to the ocean within seconds from our patio. We would love to stay here again for any of our return trips to Maui and we highly recommend it to anyone looking for a relaxing, convenient place in an amazing location with amazing views!

  • Submitted: Jun 10, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Let the Whaler Activities Desk book your adventures, Helicopter rides, Catamaran Cruises, Golf, Snorkelling, Diving, Kayak/Paddle Board Rentals, Hiking, Biking, Motorcycle Tours. Golf Kaanapali North and South Courses, home of the seniors skins, directly behind the Whaler. Minutes from Kapalua Famous Plantaion Golf Course, Home of the PGAChampionships every January, Plus a Newly constructed Exciting Zip Line. Bike Rentals near by.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

resort fee $20
Tax Rate 14.42%

The Whaler charges a $17.00 daily resort fee, and $20.00 starting June 1, paid at the front desk upon checkout.
fees are subject to change.
We collect 13.46% Hawaiian tax - that's over and above our nightly rate.
Our property managers, Whalers Realty Management, charge a mandatory $49.00 fee per stay for CSA damage protection
We do not charge our guests checkin and checkout cleaning

3 night deposit due upon booking. Balance due 45 days prior to arrival.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.