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Oceanfront condo in the center of Kaanapali Resort next to Whaler's Shopping Village
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In Kaanapali Resort
A soft-sand, swimmable beach fronts this quiet condo hotel in the Kaanapali Resort adjacent to Whalers Village shopping and across from two golf courses; historic Lahaina is 3 miles away.
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Pool, sunshine, spa
The Whaler on Kaanapali Beach offers a serene garden with koi pond opening to a large pool with terraces and the beach beyond. The resort offers a day spa, fitness center, and beach cabanas.
Ocean or garden view
The Whaler's studios and suites feature large blue-mosaic tiled lanais with ocean or garden views. Arriving guests are welcomed with fresh pineapple in the refrigerators of their kitchens.Information missing or incorrect? Tell us!
Aston at The Whaler on Kaanapali Beach
The Whaler on Kaanapali Beach faces Kaanapali Beach and is adjacent to shops and restaurant at Whalers Village. Kaanapali golf courses are across the street, and Lahaina is three miles away.
The resort centers around a koi-pond garden and a rectangular pool surrounded by slate-tile sundecks. Studios and suites are in two, 12-story towers.
Complimentary wireless Internet access is available in the lobby. In addition, the hotel features a small business center.
Smoking is not permitted on the property.
The resort hosts a Mai Tai party every other week. One of two barbecue areas is on an oceanfront lawn with granite picnic tables. A day spa, a fitness center, five tennis courts (surcharge), a sundries store, and coin-operated laundry facilities are also on site.
Children ages 5 to 12 can attend Camp Kaanapali, located at a companion property one mile away (surcharge).
- 24-hour front desk
- Total number of rooms - 360
- Number of floors - 12
- Tennis on site
- Barbecue grill(s)
- Business center
- Conference space
- Dry cleaning/laundry service
- Fitness facilities
- Full-service spa
- Hair salon
- Laundry facilities
- Spa treatment room(s)
- Meeting rooms
- Picnic area
- Safe-deposit box at front desk
- Self parking (surcharge)
- Smoke-free property
- Number of buildings/towers - 2
- Spa tub
- Outdoor pool
Family Friendly Amenities
- Outdoor pool
- Free Wi-Fi
- Laundry facilities
- DVD player
- DVD player
- Air conditioning
- Climate control
- Blackout drapes/curtains
- Free local calls
- Coffee/tea maker
- Designer toiletries
- Hair dryer
- In-room massage available
- Shower/tub combination
- Individually decorated
- Iron/ironing board (on request)
- Cribs/infant beds available
- Cookware, dishware, and utensils
- Free Wi-Fi
- Daily housekeeping
- In-room safe
Where to Eat
Cane & Taro
Hula Grill and Barefoot Bar
Leilani's on the Beach
Nearby Things to Do
This Maui resort faces a sandy stretch of Kaanapali Beach, which Dr. Stephen Leatherman (a.k.a. Dr. Beach) named America's Best Beach for 2003. The beach is popular for swimming, windsurfing, kayaking, and parasailing. Black Rock, a cultural treasure and renowned snorkeling spot, is just north of the resort.
Beyond the koi-pond garden is a large rectangular pool with a spa tub and two slate-tile sundecks. A fitness center contains cardio machines, free weights, and resistance equipment. Five tennis courts are available for a surcharge.
The complimentary Kaanapali Resort shuttle stops in front of the lobby and can take guests to two championship golf courses across the street. A beach walkway leads to the entertainment and activities of the Kaanapali Resort at large.
Kapulua's three famed golf courses and golf academy are seven miles north.
The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or near the hotel; fees may apply.
- Snorkeling nearby
- Personal motorized watercraft on site
- Surfing/boogie boarding nearby
- Golfing nearby
- Windsurfing nearby
- Bicycle rentals nearby
- Scooter/moped rentals nearby
- Parasailing nearby
- Scuba diving on site
Minimum check-in age is 18
Check-in time starts at 4 PM
Check-out time is 11 AM
Children and extra beds
- All children are welcome.
- Children under 17 years old stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding.
- Cribs (infant beds) are available.
You need to know
Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.
- Self parking fee: USD 12 per night (in/out privileges)
We should mention
Children 17 years old and younger stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding.
Awards & Affiliations
- This property is affiliated with the International Gay & Lesbian Travel Association (IGLTA) and welcomes lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) guests.
Camp Kaanapali is offered to children ages 5 – 12. Camp activities include a variety of Hawaiian cultural and outdoor-based activities such as hula dancing, ukulele lessons, beach exploration, lei making, sand art, kite making/flying, swimming, scavenger hunts, games, arts, and crafts. Both day and evening sessions are available. One-time registration fee of $10 per child includes a t-shirt. Daily rate of $35 per child includes meals. Registration must be made 24 hours in advance upon arrival at the resort. Registration is held daily at 8 AM at the Camp Kaanapali Center in room 135. Camp Kaanapali hours are Monday – Friday (with the exception of major holidays), 8 AM – 2 PM. Friday evening sessions are 5 PM – 9 PM and include dinner. Space is limited to 16 participants per session. Children who are ill may not attend.
Note: Camp Kaanapali is located at the ASTON Kaanapali Shores and is available to registered guests of all ASTON properties on Maui.