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The Whaler

The Whaler

About The Whaler

***Please note: The Whaler will be doing routine painting of building one's exterior throughout 2024 and 2025 beginning August 19th. This project will impact the state of the lanais, some of which will be unusable M-F 8 am-5:30 pm. The exact schedule is fluid and subject to change. Please click here for the current updated schedule.***


The Whaler is situated in the prestigious Kaanapali Resort on Maui. Enjoy luxury condominium living on the award winning 3-mile (4.8-km) long Kaanapali Beach with high-end shopping and dining just a few steps away. The location is undeniably in one of the most desirable settings on the Valley Isle. This beachfront condominium is comprised of two towers lining the south and north flank of the property, each with 180 elegantly appointed units. These privately owned units range from spacious studios to one- and two-bedroom suites ranging from 640 square feet to nearly 2000 square feet (59 to 185 square meters). Nestled in between, a manicured interior courtyard invites you to take a leisurely stroll leading down to the beach. Meander through a haven of tropical plants and pause to admire the vibrant colors of the fish in the serene fishpond. On the nature-inspired bridge, stop for a photo opportunity with the cobalt blue Pacific Ocean as the perfect backdrop. The sound of the small, three-tier waterfall puts you at ease reassuring you that this place truly is paradise.

In your home away from home, a fully equipped kitchen gives you the freedom to prepare your own favorite meals. Grocery stores where you can stock up on island fresh produce and more, are located just a few minutes drive from the resort. Barbecues are available for your use at each tower bordering the beach. Cook out and dine in on your private lanai (balcony) or take advantage of the picnic tables conveniently set up for your enjoyment. Each unit is air-conditioned for your comfort. At your choosing, leave the screen doors open to the spacious lanai (balcony) where you can take in the sights and sounds of the tropics. Tune in to your favored show on the in-suite HDTV with DVR or stay connected while on vacation with high-speed internet service, including wi-fi at the pool, lobby and in the fitness center.

The Whaler offers ample parking for registered guests, only a short walk from the recently renovated porte-cochere and lobby. Here, you are warmly welcomed with “aloha” and invited to enjoy refreshments. Take advantage of complimentary use of stationary computers and printing services, including boarding pass printing while here. The front desk is open 24/7 for your convenience and bell service is available daily at your request. The Spa at the Whaler is the resort’s own in-house spa. Pamper yourself with a rejuvenating treatment focused on recharging and replenishing your body and soul. Treatment options range from therapeutic and restorative massages to skin care rituals with several enhancement alternatives.

On-site activity choices include tennis courts and a pickle ball court. All are lighted so you can enjoy a game at any time of the day. Complimentary rackets and balls are available at the front desk. Kick off your day with a visit to the Whaler’s own, fully equipped fitness center before reclining by the beachfront pool. Soak up the sun from a lounge chair. Refresh in the inviting swimming pool adjacent to Kaanapali Beach or relax in the hot tub. The beach side towel desk can assist with gear rental for snorkeling, stand-up paddling, surfing and more. Staying at the Whaler means easy access to a whole range of outdoor activities in close proximity. Kaanapali Golf Courses offers two 18-hole courses reaching from ocean to the base of the West Maui Mountains and is the host of the Wendy’s Champions Skin Game. From the beach, part-take in a myriad of ocean activities including snorkel trips, parasailing (seasonal), stand-up paddle boarding and scuba to name a few. On the leisurely side, choose between sunset sails, dinner cruises and morning whale watches (seasonal), offering convenient boarding just a few steps down the beach from the Whaler. Promenade along the beach walk to the iconic “Black Rock” where the crystal clear water offers some of the best offshore snorkeling along the coast.

The well-marked beach walk extends the entire length of Kaanapali Beach. Pass world-class hotels and resorts with an assortment of dining options and traditional luau shows on select nights. Whalers Village in the heart of Kaanapali Resort offers an array of shopping and dining options. Follow the beach path from the Whaler, or choose a leisurely stroll under the tree canopies lining Kaanapali Parkway. Either path is wheelchair accessible and puts you in the midst of the vibrant oceanfront mall in mere minutes. The Whaler even has a private entry directly from the resort to Whalers Village. Here, surround yourself by unique boutique stores and high-end retailers including Tommy Bahama, Pandora, Lululemon, Oakley, and more. An array of dining alternatives ranging from grab-and-go options to fine dining with sweeping ocean- and neighbor island views are available for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Additional shopping can be found in the historic town of Lahaina.

Once the bustling whaling capital of the state, now turned into a paradise for art lovers, shoppers and those seeking culinary exploration. Lahaina is also home to Maui’s only outlet shopping mall with ample parking space and a multitude of recognized brands including Michael Kors, Coach, Banana Rebublic and Lucky Brand. Getting here from the Whaler is easy. By car, head south from your resort and the ocean side town is within sight in less than 15 minutes. A bus service with several daily departures from Whalers Village is also at your convenience for a low charge and it is part of the public transportation system on the island of Maui. Heading north past The Whaler, seek out scenic Kapalua featuring championship golf courses, fine dining and idyllic beaches. Continue on and find yourself in awe over Maui’s undeveloped, rugged coastline with infinite ocean views, verdant hillsides, famous surf breaks and multiple viewpoints where you can stop for photo opportunities.

The Whaler on Kaanapali Beach is a true world-class resort condominium and at Maui Resort Rentals we are poised to assist in hosting your next Whaler vacation rental experience.

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