Leisure on the Beachfront within Kaanapali Beach Resort
Within Kaanapali Beach Resort and set along the pristine Kaanapali Beach shoreline is Aston at The Whaler on Kaanapali Beach, a condominium resort that exudes leisure and relaxation. Comprised of two 12-story mid-century towers on six acres of lush tropical landscaping, guests spend days dipping in the pool, catching sunsets on the beachfront, and unwinding by the fire pits. Other convenient on-site amenities include a jet spa, sauna, fitness center, spa, barbecue grills, tennis court, and concierge. Aston at The Whaler on Kaanapali Beach is just a hop away from Whaler’s Village and a short drive to the town of Lahaina.
We have been coming to Aston at the Whaler for the past five years and it has always been a wonderful experience “coming home” as a couple and as a family. The aloha that you feel the moment you arrive stays with you throughout your entire stay. The warm and amazing staff of Marissa, Amy, and Rod have always made sure of this and are now like family to us.
The property has a very nice balance of retro architecture with contemporary renovations - There are two 70’s vibe buildings with a gorgeous tropical grounds between them. With it’s rock waterfall spilling into its gorgeous koi pond and arching wooden bridge, completely surrounded by neatly manicured grass, it never fails to take our breath away.
The location is perfect for us. We much prefer the more relaxed and casual feel of Kaanapali (as opposed to Wailea). With Whalers Village just next door, it’s a one minute walk to restaurants, shopping, and live music. The beach is a long stretch of sprawling golden sand with a hint of red to it that leads into the clear warm waters of the South Pacific. A five minute walk up the beach provides the opportunity to swim with some of Hawaii’s most vibrantly colored fish and beautiful sea turtles (just remember to resist the temptation to touch them!)
The units are individually owned and can vary on both size / upgrades so we recommend doing your research or speaking with someone on staff before booking. While hitting our favorite dining spots is always enjoyable, we love the ability to prepare our meals in the unit’s full kitchen. 1 bedroom Ocean View is definitely a winner!
If you’re looking for a beautiful, down to earth place with superb service, Aston at the Whaler is your “home”!
Fabulous Aloha hospitality!
Wow! What can I say. We really loved our stay here! The grounds are gorgeous, clean and excellently kept. The people were all kind and helpful and made our stay just great. One particular individual, Dexter, really went above and beyond for us. After a small airline issue (and let’s be honest, large freak out) he was so kind and courteous abs really helped us fix our issue with no additional burden on our vacation. Truly amazing hospitality!
Well Maintained Property, Great Location
(Redwood City, California)
We're just back from a family vacation for which we rented two 2-BR/2-BA condos at The Whaler. The 2-BR units are on the corners of the building, each with a wrap around lanai that offers stunning 270 degree views of both the ocean and the mountains. We ate our home-cooked meals most evenings on the lanai except for one time when it was too windy. Our 2 units were nicely decorated with well-furnished kitchens. There is an individually controlled A/C in each BR and in the main room as well. The check-in process was inefficient, with apparently no one allowed in before 3:00 pm regardless of whether the unit is ready, and the parking garage is difficult to maneuver, so we just parked our big SUV in the outdoor lot next to the tennis courts. Proximity to the beach, ABC Store, Whaler's Village shops and restaurants, and the beach walk was excellent. There were a couple of days when we never even drove the car. The pool is small and crowded and not very kid-friendly since it is entirely 5-6 feet deep except for the steps. 8:30 am koi fish feeding at the pond offered a fun diversion for the kids. Fresh pool towels are available whenever the pool is open and you can use them on the beach as well. Chairs can be borrowed and taken out on the beach. The entire staff and most of the guests wore masks so we felt safe. We'll definitely be staying here again. I checked out amenities and prices at nearby resorts, but having our own kitchen makes The Whaler the best choice for us.
The Aston whaler is a wonderful property beautiful grounds beautiful beach.The front desk staff& bell staff is awesome The Whaler is very close to restaurants shops and things to see. It has great snorkeling right in front of the building! I would highly recommend this place we will be back!
Our 2nd stay at Aston at The Whaler
We came back for a 2nd stay at Aston coz we liked it so much the first time 3 years ago. This time, I came with both my sons to celebrate my birthday and stayed in a 2 bedroom apartment which was lovely and spacious with a big balcony and a beautiful view of the ocean. At the end of the trip, we all said we would come back again.
Aston at The Whaler is a very good and convenient location with lots of restaurants and shops. There are also lots of activities available to join, e.g. surfing lessons, snorkeling trips, sunset cruises, etc.
Was another wonderful stay!!!