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Aston at The Whaler on Ka'anapali Beach

2481 Kaanapali Pkwy, Lahaina, HI, United States


Aston at The Whaler on Ka'anapali Beach


Insider Tip

Just north of the resort, Black Rock, an ancient sacred site, is the setting for a cliff-diving ceremony with torch-lighting each evening around sunset. The terraces of The Whaler offer picturesque views of the glowing fires above the sea.

Hotel Overview

Golf courses nearby
Beautiful Ka'anapali Beach fronts this peaceful hotel, also located across from two tournament golf courses and near Whalers Village mall.
Spacious accommodations
Spacious studios and one- or two-bedroom suites feature full kitchens, private lanais with ocean or garden views.
Beachfront pool
The resort offers a beachfront swimming pool, five tennis courts, a fitness/massage center, and a white sandy beach.

Amenity highlights:

This West Maui resort offers a prime location along the sandy shores of Kaanapali Beach. Guests enjoy easy access to Kaanapali's two championship golf courses, the popular beach walk, and Whalers Village waterfront shops and restaurants. A large pool and spa tub face the blue Pacific Ocean. Beach cabanas can be rented. Hawaiian Lomi Lomi massage and the Pineapple Papaya Scrub are among the offerings at the resort's day spa.

What to expect:

  • Children 17 years old and younger stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding.


2481 Kaanapali Pkwy, Lahaina, HI, United States



Aston at The Whaler on Kaanapali Beach in West Maui offers 360 individually decorated studios and suites divided over two 12-floor towers. In each unit, floor-to-ceiling glass doors open to blue-mosaic tiled, furnished lanai with full ocean, angled ocean, or garden views.


  • Air conditioning
  • Balcony
  • Blackout drapes
  • Cable/satellite TV
  • Ceiling fan
  • Climate control
  • Clock radio
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Complimentary newspaper (M-F)
  • Complimentary toiletries
  • Cribs (infant beds) available
  • Designer toiletries
  • DVD player
  • Free local calls
  • Hair dryer
  • Housekeeping
  • In-room safe
  • Internet access - high speed
  • Internet access - surcharge
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)
  • Kitchen
  • Massage - available in room
  • Microwave
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Refrigerator
  • Rollaway beds
  • Shower/tub combination
  • Television
  • VCR
  • Voice mail
  • Wake-up calls
  • Welcome amenities
  • Window opens


Property Amenities

Aston at The Whaler on Kaanapali Beach 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 all public areas. A small business center includes a computer with high-speed Internet access (surcharge). 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 5 to 12 can attend Camp Kaanapali, located at a companion property one mile away (surcharge). Self parking:
$7 per 24-hour period. Secure, open-air/garage parking lot; unlimited in/out privileges.
Fee does not include tax and is subject to change without prior notification.

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Barbecue grill(s)
  • Beauty services
  • Business center
  • Business services


Know Before You Go

  • Children 17 years old and younger stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding.


The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Self parking fee: USD 12 per night (in/out privileges)
  • Rollaway bed fee: USD 30.0 per day

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Mandatory Fees and Taxes

You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • Resort fee: USD 16.67 per accommodation, per night
The resort fee includes:
  • Beach towels
  • Internet access

We have included all charges provided to us by the property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.


The hotel does not have its own restaurant, but there are several dining options within the surrounding area.

Nearby restaurants:
Hula Grill and Barefoot Bar, Leilani's on the Beach and Tropica


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.

  • Aerobics
  • Bicycle rentals
  • Bird watching
  • Boat launch
  • Fishing
  • Golf - driving range
  • Golfing
  • Helicopter/airplane sightseeing
  • Hiking/biking trails
  • Horse riding/rental
  • Jet skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Motor boating
  • Parasailing
  • Pilates classes/instruction
  • Playground
  • Rafting
  • Rowing or canoeing
  • Running track/path
  • Scooter/Moped Rentals
  • Scuba diving
  • Snorkeling
  • Surfing/boogie boarding
  • Tennis
  • Volleyball
  • Whale-watching
  • Windsurfing
  • Yoga classes/instruction