Whaler Condo Penthouse Oceanfront 2B2B

Rates: $1147 / night (avg.)
Bedrooms: 2
Bathrooms: 2
Bed types: KQX (sleeps 6)
Reviews: 4.90 (from 86 reviews)

We bought this unit because we fell in love with the spectacular view visible from this corner penthouse ocean front spacious Condo with a wraparound Lanai. There is no finer view in all of the South Pacific with more than a 200-degree panorama of Kaanapali Beach, Maui's finest Beach together with scenic views of Lanai, Molokai, Kaanapali Beach and the West Maui Mountains. Floor to ceiling windows allow unobstructed ocean views from the completely remodeled bedrooms, living room, dining room and kitchen. Three flat screen HDTV's and in house washer and dryer provide convenient living options. Both bathrooms have been completely remodeled with floor to ceiling tile, granite counters and rain glass shower doors. The floors in the kitchen, entryways and hallway have been replaced with ceramic tile and new carpet has been installed throughout the rest of the condo.

The Whaler has recently completed more than $40 million worth of property renovations and enhancements over the last10 plus years. The ocean front heated pool has a paver deck and 10-foot diameter hot tub. On the property there is a fully equipped exercise room, sauna, racquetball and tennis courts. The redesigned courtyard with a new larger koi pond is magnificent. The covered garage between the towers has been refurbished including a waterproof membrane over the roof. Both Towers have had their railings replaced and new tile applied to the lanai decks and tower II has just been repainted and tower I will be repainted later this year. A wider more elegant driveway has been built at the Porte Cochere where you check-in. The entrance off Kaanapali Parkway has been redesigned.

The location puts the convenience of two world class golf courses close by, with at least a dozen restaurants within walking distance. Next door is The Whaler's Village Shopping Center with many upscale shops, a whaling museum. Five hotels, and five other condominium projects are nearby. A paved promenade allows easy strolling along Kaanapali beach. A free Trolley allows you ride between all the properties on Kaanapali Beach.
Lahaina, the historic capital of Hawaii had much of its core destroyed in the August 2023 fire and currently the burned land and structures are being cleared so that rebuilding can be done. The county has given the greenlight for some structures to rebuild now. The Cannery Mall, Safeway, Walgreen's, Longs, The Gateway and nearly all of the industrial area toward the mountains from Walgreen's and the restaurants on the beach behind Safeway miraculously survived the fire and are back in operation.

Please go to our website for more information on things to see and do and our recommendations on dining during your stay in Paradise.

HAWAII TAX ID: W-01202256-01, Hawaii contact David Madrigal 808-344-5065, email: thegr8iam777@gmail.com.

Keywords: Oceanfront Condominium
Finest View On Maui
Kaanapali Condo
200 Degree Panoramic View
Maui Condo
Ocean Front Condo
Luxury Condo Registration Number: TA-203-112-8576-01, 2440080020377, GE-203-112-8576-01

Whaler Condo Penthouse Oceanfront 2B2B Reviews

Lizanne H.
December 2023
Wonderful property with a spectacular view! The owner is very attentive and great to work with!

Carol B.
October 2023
This is a very comfortable condo with beautiful views of the ocean and Black Rock. It has everything needed for either a short or extended stay. The owner was very easy to contact and made sure we had a wonderful stay. I would definitely rent this property again.

Matt M.
September 2023
Paid a TON of $ for 5 night for a hot box of a room. Got there and the air conditioner was not on. No biggy since we wanted to go to the beach anyway so we decided to turn it on so it would be cool when we got back. Got back and it was still hot. By this time it was late, we were all tired from the long flight, especially the kids and I can’t sleep in hot sweaty conditions. Maintenance came to fix (kinda) because it never got cold. It was juat bearable enough to sleep. Couldn’t enjoy the great views because if u opened the curtains it would get hot. Also, we decided to order in dinner one night and got steaks from Hulus next door. That’s when we discovered some of the utensils were dirty. Place was old looking. Had a Musty smell. I don’t understand all the good reviews this place had. The reviews are what made us pick this Place but our experience was WAY DIFFERENT than others. We stay at 5 star hotels all around the world and will be going that route after this stay. My sister and her family stayed at the Kaanapali Ali which is only 2 hotels down from where we were and I got to check out her place. She paid HALF of what I paid and the space was only a lil bit smaller than ours but her air condition was ice cold when on and they had a washer/dryer, a way nicer gym (me and my daughter used this gym) and up to date amenities, maid service w fresh linens and towels ect. After seeing our room she knew she hit the jackpot by getting more value for half the price.

Yvonne D.
July 2023
You can't beat the location of The Whaler. And the views from this penthouse are spectacular! The owner was so communicative - made it very easy to ask questions about the unit. It was very well appointed. We had a lovely stay!

Aimee S.
June 2023
Beautiful, clean and amazing location. Communication was easy and very precise and thorough. They also provided a lot great information about the area. We had a blast.

Stacy C.
June 2023
This condo was absolutely perfect! We loved coming up for the day and being able to sit on the wrap around porch/deck and watch the sun go down. I don’t think there is a better location in Kaanapali!! It is wonderful to be on the top floor with unobstructed views from every room! Each day, we would head to the beach. All of the amenities were there at the beach … umbrellas and chairs. One day, we rented snorkel gear and headed down to black rock. In addition, being close to Whaler’s Village is great - especially with the young adults! They could go shop, grab a coffee or an açaí bowl when they wanted and the restaurants are excellent! Go to the Monkey Pod and order any drink with the lilikoi foam on top!! You won’t be sorry! The condo and the location are perfect. Thank you.

Daniel D.
June 2023
This is the best view on Kaanapali beach! It’s so iconic, there is even a fine art painting of the view in a gallery in Lahaina! Such a relaxing and lovely place for a stay on the beach, with beauty day and night; sunset, stars and moon over the water.

Brad C.
June 2023
My husband and I were looking for an accessible home to take our 88 year old mother on a vacation. Gordon was amazing helping us think through whether his condo at the Whaler would work and even provided an adjustable shower stool for our mum to use. When we arrived, we found it was a PERFECT spot and she was immediately put at ease and was able to navigate the apartment easily. That made the whole vacation work. Beyond that, the incredible balcony, with its arresting views of the ocean and Kaanapali beach, the beautiful gardens and coy pond at the Whaler, and the incredibly kind and knowledgeable concierge on property offered such amazing support! Mum had coffee every morning on the balcony and was fascinated by the people watching and the catamarans running from the beachside. I cannot describe enough how perfect the location was for all we wanted to do on Maui and how lovely Gordon was communicating with us to make sure our mum was safe and well supported! Some previous reviews called out the "dated" furnishings but we found them delightful and they captured a feeling of Hawaii and a sense of our hosts that we appreciated! For future guests, the Whaler charges a $25 nightly "association amenities fee" charged on check out in addition to your VRBO rental fee. Gordon notes in contract- but be ready for that charge upon check out. Well worth it. Great value. Stunning location! Kind and caring host!

Maggy T.
June 2023
What a lovely place to stay! Gorgeous, beautiful beach, great snorkeling, shopping and dining all.within walki g distance.

Larisa B.
May 2023
This location is perfect! Absolutely stunning views and easy access to places around the island. Everyone was helpful and responded promptly to questions. Would stay here again!

Douglas B.
May 2023
We have been planning to stay at this condo since 2020. It did not disappoint. The views from this Condo and it’s location to whalers village and the beach make it the perfect location. You’ll find plenty to see and do without a car. Did I mention the views? We were able to see dolphins and whale spouts from the balcony. From this condo you can see all of Kaanapali beach north of the Sheraton. If you love a room with a view like we do this is the place.

Bud H.
March 2023
Gordon was nothing less than a pleasure to work with and extremely flexible. The accommodations are spectacular with a wonderful family feel and home like environment. The views are absolutely amazing.

Greg D.
December 2022
Great communication with the property manager from booking and throughout the stay. We were in Maui during a big storm and Dr. Fall checked in on us to make sure we were ok. The Whaler is convenient to great shopping, eating and beach. A wonderful location and comfortable stay. Would definitely reserve it again!

Gerard L.
December 2022
The unit is spectacular, easily accessible and the beach is amazing. beach could not be better. Wonderful for long walks and quite a few restaurants of good quality close by.

Alex T.
December 2022
Had a wonderful time, perfect relaxation spot Alex T

James C.
November 2022
The unit was very spacious and the views from the wrap-around lanai cannot be matched anywhere else on Maui. The owner checked in with us a couple of times to make sure everything was OK.

Crystal O.
October 2022
Great condo. The view is stunning.

Diane A.
October 2022
My son put it best! Million Dollar View! You didn't have to leave the couch or your bed for an amazing view. Family friendly from the front desk to the guests them selves. Can't wait to do it again.

John L.
September 2022
Absolutely stunning penthouse property in the middle of one of the world’s premier beaches. Property was well appointed with all necessary and needed elements to feel right at home. The 180 degree views of the ocean and the mountains from the wrap-around 12th floor balcony is unparalleled. Great owner involvement and contact. If you’re looking for a place to enjoy the best that Maui has to offer, you will miss out if you don’t book this property. We did, we had a fantastic time, and we plan to go back!

Michael B.
September 2022
One of only two 2-BR top floor ocean front units. The best. Great hosts

Brian S.
August 2022
Beautiful with best views you can ask for!

Deena L.
August 2022
We where a group of 3 couples. Had an awesome time and you can’t beat the view! Spent as much time on the lanai as we could! Nice condo!

Opal G.
August 2022
We really loved this unit. When we arrived it was very clean and homey feeling. There were books and movies and some beach toys for us to use. Plenty of plates and cookware. Even some spices and condiments in the kitchen. It felt very welcoming. Plenty of towels and blankets. The view and location is absolutely perfect! The owner called us on the first night to see how we were which was a nice touch. The check in and parking was easy, hotel staff very friendly. The bed was comfortable and then place had plenty of drawers, hangers and areas for our things. Highly recommend!

Scott P.
July 2022
Beautiful view, decor, and of course location.

Nancy R.
July 2022
We had an amazing time. The Falls are such great hosts. Did not want for anything.

Jay F.
July 2022
What a location! Excellent views. Very nice!

Sheryl B.
June 2022
We’ve stayed at the Whaler many times and have never been so disappointed. The view is the very best - no doubt! However, the appliances were very old. The washing machine was carroded and had been painted over which really made it worse. The garbage disposal leaked and had to be replaced on our 2nd day. We killed a cockroach in the kitchen drawer on 2nd morning and when we called the owner he said “cockroaches are to be expected in the tropics” and said pest control does great regularly. We’ve never ever had a cockroach in any of the units in precious stays! If the kitchen was cleaner, I suspect this wouldn’t happen - we spent an hour cleaning drawers after that. The window blind facing West was inoperable in dining area. The owner did call us to inform us and just said to leave it open! The window faced the sun in afternoon and left the unit extremely hot until sundown. A repairman showed up 2-3 days before we left (we stayed for three weeks). The outlets on walls throughout the unit need to be replaced as they do not GRIP prongs from a plug! There were several we tried that were like that. We also called Mainenance for the A/C as it would randomly shut off and we would have to jiggle the sensor on the sliding door every 10 minutes. Also, the flush handle on the toilet in the master was very difficult to operate. We gimped by during our stay since we had already called maintenance three times for other issues. The unit is very “tired” with 1970’s wallpaper and mirrored walls and furniture with no support at all. Honestly for what this unit rents for, it should be MUCH nicer.

Steve R.
May 2022
As a family of 5 it's difficult to find a great place at a great location to fit us all. This condo was absolutely fantastic! The staff refers to it as the "Top of the World" and the views certainly backed that statement up. The condo was very clean when we arrived. We also appreciated the fact that the unit has a washer/dryer.

Richard M.
May 2022
Our stay at the Whaler was wonderful. The view from our room was spectacular. The grounds are immaculate and the staff is friendly and helpful. The location is perfect for walking to the Whaler Village.

Susan H.
April 2022
Gordon's unit is a top floor unit beachfront unit with the most amazing views. The unit was very comfortable, thoug a little dated. We enjoyed our stay and you can't beat the location.

Brendan F.
January 2022
We had a fantastic time here. The whaler is a great place, with really nice pool and hot tub, and easy access to the beach. This particular unit probably has the nicest view and largest balcony in the whole complex. We were able to look out an easily spot Whales from the balcony. The bedrooms and living rooms are spacious. The kitchen is well supplied. We wish we could have stayed longer!

January 2022
Amazing location and view. Truly one of the best locations we have ever stayed at. You have a view of the black rock cliffs as well as the ocean front and the green hills behind. Saw many rainbows from our balcony. The beds were comfortable and the rooms were spacious. The host was informative and communicative, offering many recommendations for places to eat. There is a concierge in the lobby that can help with reserving activities. The building is in the middle of the resort strip so you can walk to the nearby outdoor mall and well-known restaurants. Garage parking can be difficult to find especially later at night. Would highly recommend this place to others.

Gail F.
January 2022
While this location is unbeatable, the lack of care and attention paid to the condo unit was immediately apparent when we arrived for our vacation. We have never stayed at a VRBO that was this unclean. The kitchen, in particular, was horribly dirty (grime on all surfaces, food spatters on walls and ceilings, old food and crumbs in the cupboards and drawers, dirty switches, etc), and not well equipped if you wish to cook. There was also old garbage left under the kitchen skin. There was thick dust on bookshelves, black mould in the master shower, fingerprints and spatter on mirrors in the bathrooms and living room. There we also next to no toiletries for use. When we communicated our concerns to the owner, which was difficult considering we were given incorrect contact information, he authorized someone to enter the unit, without our consent or knowledge. We were then told that this person found nothing wrong with the unit upon inspection, and thus our concerns weren’t really addressed at all. Spend your money elsewhere.

Chloe N.
October 2021
We walked into this rental and loved it so much we booked an extra night! Super spacious, kitchen is stocked with essentials, had great beach toys/chairs, and was super clean. Hoping to come back in the future

Barbara C.
October 2021
beautiful place, and view, could use some up grading for a penthouse, furniture not that comfortable, for me a penthouse should be 5 star!

October 2021
This was my sixth stay at this property at Kaanapali Beach and the condo we rented this time was superb. All have been good but this condo outdid them all. Beautifully furnished and outfitted (there wasn't a pot or pan that they didn't have) and very spacious. It was sparkling clean when we arrived and the check-in process was timely and easy. Super quiet and a spectacular view! We did some adventuring outside our condo but would have been content to stay there the entire week enjoying the pool, the view of Molokai and Lanai and cooking in the spacious kitchen. Loved having the washer and dryer in the unit.....I would stay in this condo again in a heartbeat. The owner was extremely accessible and answered any questions I had. Thank you for allowing us the use of your beautiful home!

Tamara M.
September 2021
The view from this penthouse unit is spectacular! You can see beautiful sunsets, turtles in the water and Black Rock. The kitchen has everything you'd need for cooking, although we only made dinner one time because I don't like to cook on vacation! We had a fabulous time!

Greg S.
August 2021
The condo was great, it had everything you needed and more. You can’t beat the view, the sunset on the lanai side was simply amazing. The location is perfect too, right next to Whalers Village. Thank you for having us and we can’t wait to come back.

Mac W.
August 2021
Best Location in Kaanapali Beach. Close to shopping, golfing, restaurants and black rock beach. Thank you for opening up your second home so we all can enjoy a beautiful maui sunset. Highly recommend to anyone looking for a place to stay! Everything was very well organized and clean. Absolutely stunning Maui sunset!!

Amber J.
July 2021
This unit is very clean and well maintained. There is full ocean view and balconies with sliding doors from both bedrooms and the livingroom. This is probably the best condo on Kaanapali Beach!!! I would definitely recommend staying here and can't wait to come back.

Jennifer B.
June 2021
Everything about the stay was perfect. Nice resort amenities, location, beach. I wouldn’t change a thing. Dr. Fall was quick with his responses and very thorough in providing information about his home and Maui. We will definitely come back.

Kathy H.
December 2014
This beautiful condo is simply the best condo on Maui! It is the top floor corner unit and it has the best views: panoramic ocean and island views as well as views of Black Rock and the mountains. Its location is right next to the Whaler Village (with the wonderful Hula Grill and Lailani's restaurants, as well as convenient ABC store) steps away, yet because this condo is on the corner facing Black Rock, it does not get any noise from there...perfect! The condo itself is well appointed, extremely spacious and comfortable. The wrap around lanai is enormous. This was our second stay and won't be our last.

August 2014
We loved our stay in Maui, and this was in no small part due to this wonderful condo. The location is perfect, next to Whalers Village (with great restaurants and shops) and a five minute walk to Black Rock (Possibly the best snorkeling spot on the island). The view, which is spectacular, can be enjoyed from every room. Even the hurricane - which pretty much fizzled - could not put a damper on our stay. Dr. Fall, the owner of the condo, was great and even called to ensure everything was satisfactory. We will make every effort to stay here again.

May 2014
Watching the sunset and whales from the lanai was amazing and great way to end the day. The counter height patio furniture was a nice touch as you could sit at the table and see over the lanai railing. The condo was exactly as pictured. We had 4 adults and 2 teenager and were very comfortable in the 2 bedroom condo. The owners called on arrival to see if we had any questions. We had an amazing stay and highly recommend 1252!

joann j.
April 2014
Exquisite.....perfect.....spectacular.....This was our first time vacationing in Maui, and will be the only place we will return to. The condo was more than we had imagined. The owner was extremely helpful and knowledgable about the island. The Whaler complex is run by the most professional, as well as the friendliest employees one could ever have the pleasure of meeting. The grounds were immaculate. The views from the lanai have to be the best on the island. Whales, dolphin, and turtles swam past daily. Walking distance to fine dining and shopping an added bonus. A++++++++++++++++++++++++++++

Debbie t.
April 2014
This is the first time staying at The Whaler. The owner of the condo was so easy to talk to and he worked with us on every detail. His condo is as beautiful as the photos. The views are endless from his condo! We were able to relax and everything is in walking distance. We look forward to coming again next year!

September 2013
This condo has the best view compared to any property on the entire stretch of the Kaanapali beach. The amenities in the condo are great as well. The kitchen was more than fully equipped with everything we ever needed. The beds are very comfortable and they even have beach-gear for guest use that came in handy. Overall our stay was very smooth and we couldn't have asked for anyplace better than Dr Falls condo for our visit to Hawaii. As a family we cannot imagine staying anywhere else if we were to revisit the island.

Brad D.
April 2013
This was our second time staying in this unit and it gets better each time.The view is by far the best on west Maui.I would highly recommend it to anyone looking for the ultimate Maui experience.You will want to come back.

Christine M.
February 2013
We LOVE this condo! Best views in the island, all the amenities, and so much to do within walking distance. It's the 4th time we've stayed here, and we'll be back again!

February 2013
My girlfriend and I rented this beautiful condo for 10 days to get away together after I returned from a 7 month deployment. We had the most amazing time. The view was so spectacular that we had breakfast every morning on the balcony, and were hardly able to tear ourselves away from the view to explore the rest of the island! The condo is extremely spacious and there are wonderful floor to ceiling windows in all the rooms that make the most of the view. This will always be a special place for us because at the end of our stay, I proposed!

Note: Vacancy calendar is approximate. Visit the owner/manager's reservation site to verify your dates.

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