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The Whaler -- the Best - 5 Star -- Look No Further -- Unit 312

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms2
Space 980 sq ft
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 4 nights

Overview

About the property

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

Tax I.D. #TA-034-531-5328-01/Gen. Excise Tax #GE-034-531-5328-01

......Just a few comments from our happy guests:

- 'We are Whaler vacation 'regulars' and this is, by far, the nicest unit we have stayed in. We're booking our next vacation reservation for this unit before we leave for home.'

- 'Our most memorable Hawaiian vacation. We'll be back to the Whaler on future trips, and we'll ask for your unit every time.'

- 'We loved the DVD movie collection for entertainment after dinner.'

- 'Your kitchen is amazing. I took photos for ideas for my own upcoming kitchen remodel.'

Seeking a premium luxury condo for a special vacation . . . . . WHALER UNIT 312, located on the more comfortable and quiet (North) side on the third floor of Tower 1, is a garden and ocean view, five-room suite of luxury accommodation rooms in The Whaler on Ka'anapali Beach, the 'Grand Lady' of resort condominiums centrally located on the beach rated by many travel magazines as the best beach on Planet Earth . . . Ka'anapali Beach, Maui.

For that special Hawaiian vacation, WHALER UNIT 312 is spectacular and has recently completed a half-year full renovation for our guests. It is a 5-STAR resort apartment in every respect. Newly appointed with an updated kitchen, featuring G.E. Cafe and SubZero appliances and beautiful granite counter tops. The gourmet kitchen and both luxury baths are updated with extensive use of elegant mable tiles and best quality cabinets and fixtures. The apartment has a convenient wine chiller-refrigerator and cabinet bar for entertaining. The master bath features a designer marble-tiled 'shower chamber' with opposing 'his and hers' Grohe shower heads and controls.

Built of steel-reinforced concrete walls, ceilings and flooring, the towers of The Whaler are structurally superior and measurably more quiet than many of the surrounding resorts. As an added measure to further assure guest privacy and satisfaction, extensive use of the newest high-tech soundproofing materials was installed within the bath walls and layered on all water pipes during the recent remodel of the apartment to minimize audible water pipe sound and any other noise from transferring into Unit 312 from surrounding apartments. Unit 312 is a very quiet suite of rooms -- restful enjoyment of the apartment is assured.

Unit 312 is a comfortable one master bedroom suite (extra sleeping accommodations by use of the convertible sofa), with two elegant baths, this suite of rooms has a fabulous view of the beach and beachwalk and the Pacific Ocean beyond, mystical Black Rock (a sacred Hawaiian volcanic rock feature of Ka'anapali Beach), and spectacular, picture-perfect Maui sunsets directly from our lanai. The comfort, convenience and decor panache of Unit 312 does not disappoint.

Furnishings are luxury quality throughout, including several Hawaiian heirloom pieces made of rare koa wood. Unit 312 also contains a museum-quality Polynesian art and artifact collection for guest enjoyment. Available for guest use are two flat screen TVs with DVD players and home theatre sound system with a 70+ DVD feature film collection with favorite movies of past Oscar award performances, action, adventure, history, westerns, fantasy, and favorite animation features for the children for fun evenings of nightly 'family film festivals' and on those rainy days when the kids can't play outside.

Possibly the best luxury quality accommodations that The Whaler on Ka'anapali Beach has to offer . . . Unit 312 will make your Maui vacation a joy to remember.

Keywords: Condominium

More Details

Owner
Carol Hunt
Member since: 2006
Speaks english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
March 8, 2018

About Carol Hunt

I am a retired high school teacher. My husband is a forensic accountant and retiree from PriceWaterhouseCoopers. We raised 3 children and have 3 grandchildren. Our full-time home is in Palos Verdes (Los Angeles area).

Carol Hunt purchased this condo in 2001

Why Carol Hunt chose Lahaina

Jim and I bought in Hawaii because we love Hawaii (my husband was born here, but moved to California when he was 1). We spent our honeymoon in Hawaii and lived on Oahu for 2 years when we were young. We bought at The Whaler because we had stayed here on a vacation and loved both the convenient location and the great beach. Sitting in the living room, watching Black Rock and listening to the sounds of the ocean is unbeatable!

What makes this condo unique

Outstanding location, shady (not hot) lanai with a great view of Black Rock and the ocean. Being on the 3rd floor, we are high enough for a good view and privacy yet are not uncomfortably high. Our condo has upscale appliances, a fully furnished kitchen, a unique master bath with 2 showers and touches of Hawaiiana throughout (see our pictures).

Amenities

Accommodation and Amenities for this vacation condo rental in Lahaina, Hawaii

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 3
Building Type:
  • building
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 980 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
  • Maximum of 4 renters unless you are a family of 5.
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Beachfront ...
  • Downtown ...
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront ...
  • Resort ...
  • Village ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Broadband Access ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Computer Available ...
  • Elevator ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • Walk-in shower in master bath with 2 Grohe hand held shower heads (at either end of shower). The entry bath has a tub/shower combination. Both are beautifully tiled.
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • 1 King size bed, 1 Queen sofa bed and 2 inflatable bed (one inflatable bed is a Frontgate "on legs" bed.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
  • 4 beach chairs
Suitability:
  • limited accessibility
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Heated Pool
  • Sauna ...
  • Shared Hot Tub
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
  • Massage
  • Staff
Attractions:
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • live theater
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
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
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Kaanapali Beach is routinely named as one of the top ten beaches in the world by travel companies/magazines.

Reviews

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The Whaler -- the Best - 5 Star -- Look No Further -- Unit 312
average rating of 4.8965516 based on 29 reviews
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
5

Wow, amazing!!!

  • 5 of 5

What can I say more than the review title. This condo is huge and has everything that you can think of including a 2 person shower as a en-suite. The condo is like new and well decorated, you could not ask for anymore. The location which is steps away from kaanapali's amazing beach couldn't be any closer. The location near the whaler village and restaurants is very convenient. You are on the quieter side of the whaler and no noise can be heard at night. The pictures and view are exactly as per the pictures provided. I would love to come back to Maui one day and would definitely stay back in this condo. Mahalo Carol

  • Submitted: 18-Jan-2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the great review, Enzo! We're glad you had a wonderful vacation--would love to have you come back again!
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Concord, NC
5

Outstanding

  • 5 of 5

The condo is even more beautiful than in the pictures. It was very clean upon arrival, is in an excellent location, and it is very well stocked with everything you need for your stay. Carol was very timely, professional, and pleasant to work with.

  • Submitted: 8-Apr-2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Toronto, Ontario, Canada
5

Beautiful and serene property overall. Unit 312 was everything as described and more!

  • 5 of 5

Loved this unit! Home away from home! Was reluctant to leave. Had everything needed with all amenities as described. Centrally located in Kaanapali Beach, next to shopping at Whalers Village and restaurants. Loved Hula Grill, Merryman's Monkeypod Kitchen..right on the beach. Property is pristine and beautiful and close to beautiful golf courses for those who golf. Thank you, Carol, for providing the nicest condo we've had the pleasure to stay in. We will be coming back to Maui in 2 years and hopefully, be lucky enough to stay here again! Mahalo, Carol!!

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  • Submitted: 24-Mar-2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Corona, CA
5

One word.... AWESOME!

  • 5 of 5

What a great way to celebrate my husband's BIG 50th! We've stayed in this condo before and we definitely want to come back again! This condo has everything you need.... comfortable beds, beautiful updated kitchen and bathrooms and a great lanai to kick back and relax on while sipping a mai tai and watching the humpbacks. Perfect location on a perfect beach! Mahalo for everything Carol and we hope to be speaking to you again in the near future! :)

  • Submitted: 19-Jan-2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Fabulous stay !

  • 5 of 5

This is our 10+ year of renting the Hunt condo at The Whalers. As always, the condo was super clean and everything was in order.

We love The Whaler! On the beach, hearing the crashing waves from the condo, next to the shops and restaurants at Whaler’s Village and across the street from a beautiful 18 hole golf course.

Absolutely perfect!!!

  • Submitted: 13-Jan-2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Beautiful Condo!

  • 5 of 5

Everything you need for a perfect vacation! Definitely exceeded our expectations with attention to every detail. Loved the double shower! The location is perfect. We saw a turtle all 3 days we snorkeled at Black Rock, just a short walk away. Whaler’s Village just steps away,(Hula Grill’s bar is our favorite). Nice Tommy Bahama beach chairs and a boogie board,too! Carol was so easy to communicate with and I would highly recommend this property!!

  • Submitted: 6-Dec-2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for taking the time to write such a great review, Michelle! We're very happy you enjoyed your trip. Carol
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Location

Nearest Ferry
5 Miles
Lahaina
Nearest Beach
Kaanapali Beach
Car: recommended

Surfing lessons are available on Kaanapali Beach. Many boat tours (sunset, Molokini trip, etc.) leave from the beach steps away. Whale watching tours leave from the beach during the winter months.

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Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this vacation condo rental in Lahaina, Hawaii

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4 night minimum stay
C$354
 

Additional information about rental rates

Hawaii Tax ID# is W40160259-01

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • No refunds for cancellations made after payment is made
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