Dubai Safari is a fully smart eco-friendly park that, since its recent opening to the public, has been a huge success. Spread over 119ha of what used to be a landfill, this unique park is divided into four different sections, namely African, Asian and Arabian Villages as well as an open Safari area. Dubai Safari is the new home for more than 2,500 animals from all over the world (including a number of endangered species) with plans to host up to 5,000 animals within three years.
Trader Vic’s UAE & Qatar
With branches scattered across the globe, Trader Vic’s has become known for its exotic cuisines and signature cocktails in an environment inspired by the South Pacific. An unmistakable tropical theme is now synonymous with the Trader Vic’s brand and Cape Reed’s natural thatch and timber structures is the perfect product to assist in creating this familiar theme, having been involved in no less than two outlets in the UAE and currently busy with the construction of the latest branch in Doha, Qatar.
Al Ain Zoo
Rising from the desert environment, with the majestic Jebel Hafeet and Hajar Mountains as backdrop, the Al Ain Zoo really is something special. This park that covers more than 900 ha is home to an animal collection of 180 species, of which 30% (at least) of these are considered endangered. The Al Ain Zoo allows visitors to closely interact with some of these beautiful creatures, with giraffe and bird feeding, camel riding and the Elezba petting zoo a must for any visitor.
Sofitel Hotel & Resort, Palm Jumeirah, Dubai
Stretching over a private sandy beach on Palm Jumeirah, Sofitel Hotel and Resort, exudes calm and tropical allure. Water, light and greenery abound amid the organic, low-rise architecture. Fourteen restaurants and bars, six swimming pools, a state-of-the-art So SPA, tennis, water sports, a kids club, a spectacular ballroom for meetings and weddings… and chic guestrooms, suites and apartments where attentive Sofitel ambassadors make you feel at home.
XPark Jr, Kite Beach, Dubai
Cape Reed was hired to create a children’s ‘paradise’ in Dubai – somewhere that children could spend time (without technology) and experience fresh air and adventure…. The park is known as ‘The Journey’ and is located just off of Dubai’s Kite Beach. The play structures are as natural-looking as possible and themed to represent a jungle. The coffee shop is aimed at parents and guardians, while the farmer’s market creates a space for children to sell handmade products.
El Oceano Beach Hotel and Spa
El Oceano Beach Hotel and Restaurant, where the views will take your breath away and a meal can last forever! The luxurious Mijas Costa establishment, El Oceano Beach Hotel & Restaurant, underwent major renovations during the past winter and is undoubtedly set to be one of this summer’s hotspots. Cape Reed were proud participants in the makeover by designing and building the revamped restaurant terrace to help create a truly unique dining experience.
Hotel Atlantis, The Palm Jumeirah, Dubai
Atlantis is a majestic 5 star Dubai hotel situated on the Palm, a man-made island that has captured the world’s imagination with its magnificent scale and ingenuity. From the hotel architecture to the award-winning restaurants and must-visit aquatic attractions, this is one of Dubai’s luxury resorts that never ceases to amaze. Since opening in 2008, Atlantis has won a multitude of internationally renowned hospitality, travel and spa awards.
Sea Grill Restaurant at Hotel Puente Romano, Marbella
The Sea Grill Restaurant is located in the beautiful grounds of the Puente Romano Beach Resort & Spa, Marbella. This thatched restaurant not only boasts with a stunning location, but also afford guests simply breathtaking views over the Mediterranean Sea. The impressive glass-walled cellars, showcasing a select array of the best national and international wines, combined with contemporary white-washed timber shading and beautifully decorated dining areas.
Sir Bani Yas Island, Abu Dhabi
Situated in a grassy oasis within the Arabian Wildlife Park and surrounded by thousands of stunning free-roaming wildlife, the Anantara Sir Bani Yas Island Al Sahel Villa Resort offers you the chance to enjoy the true spirit of Africa and Arabia. This spectacular resort offers 30 stylish villas with private plunge pools, traditional thatch-roofed designs and carefully chosen artifacts located within, as well as delicious African-inspired cuisine at its onsite restaurant.
The Royal Island Beach Club Dubai
Located in Dubai’s iconic World Islands development, The Island is the first development to open its doors to the public. With a choice of two beaches, along with a swimming pool, onsite Beach Volleyball court, club house and Dubai’s hottest dining hotspot, Toro Blanco is perfect for functions, weddings, gala dinners and more. Guests can relax in a variety of chalets and cabanas. Welcome to Dubai’s most unique venue… Welcome to The Island!
Shanti Som Mediterranean Spa & Well-being Retreat, Marbella
Imagine a place of tranquil serenity and natural beauty, nestled in the midst of nature and situated only a few hours away from major European cities. Drawing inspiration from the ancient traditions and tropical spa rituals of the East, Shanti-Som Holistic & Wellbeing Retreat in Spain takes centuries of eastern wisdom and uses these teachings to counterbalance the stress of modern life and the tell-tale signs that it leaves behind.
Al Maya Island, Abu Dhabi
With its white sands and beautiful waters, Al Maya Island & Resort is the perfect getaway destination for residents and tourists in need of an escape from the bustling city, enabling them to enjoy a unique Arabic experience within the capital of the United Arab Emirates. Surrounded by magnificent blue waters and white sandy beach, Al Maya Island & Resort is located offshore, approximately 3.5 nautical miles or 9 kilometers southwest of Abu Dhabi Island, approximately 10 minutes by boat.
Table Fine Restaurant, U-Bay, Jounieh, Lebanon
North of Beirut, with Mount Lebanon at its back and a spectacular view of Jounieh Bay before it, Table Fine brings Mediterranean cuisine to the upper echelons of fine dining. Lunch or dinner, Table Fine offers a mouth-watering selection of plates to satisfy your appetite. Full height French windows offer a panoramic view over the Mediterranean Sea. It is an experience worth trying in a city full of history, but most importantly, one on the most spectacular coastline of the country.
Le Meridien Hotel in Dubai
Sophisticated, refined and inviting, Le Méridien Dubai is a hidden haven that enjoys an idyllic verdant setting in a city location. This Dubai airport hotel offers an exceptional 5 star hotel accommodation option providing the ultimate in contemporary comfort. The Cape Reed Group is proud to have been involved in the construction of the poolside bars, changing rooms as well as walkways and timber railings for this luxurious venue.
Safari Theme Parks
One can incorporate the true rustic and robust African flavour to your safari park or themed park alike. Depending on your requirements, we can create various structures from animal enclosures and look-out points to walk-ways, kiosks and shading out of sustainable resourced timber and thatch. Large projects such as the nearly completed Dubai Safari Park, Sir Bani Yas Anantara Resort and The Journey Themed Playpark all offer guests an authentic experience with strong African influences.
During the past we have been involved at various golf clubs the world over where we have been responsible for a wide spectrum of structures and construction. Our timber walk- and driveways, shaded pit-stops and water points complement the natural surroundings of a number of well renowned courses. Our clients include the luxurious Jumeirah Golf Estate (Dubai), the famous Els Club (Dubai), the prestigious Aloha Golf Club (Spain), La Quinta Marbella (Spain) naming but a few.
Dubai Garden Centre
Dubai Garden Centre, the green Aladdin’s cave of Dubai! With treasures in every corner, it not only offers a wide range of outdoor and indoor plants, but was also the first ever location for the Middle Eastern office of the Cape Reed Group of Companies. A simple, yet impressive timber cladded cottage with a thatched roof, served both the roles of office as well as show-unit for a relatively unknown product at the time.
Meat Co Restaurant Dubai
Serving the finest steaks complemented by an impressive wine selection, The Meat Co is a must visit destination when in town. Leveraging off its African heritage, The Meat Co’s innovative design and striking decor reflects an eclectic combination of colour, texture and oversized bespoke elements to create a sense of theatre for diners. Situated on the sea front of the Souk Madinat Jumeirah, this restaurant offers one of the most spectacular views of the Arabian Gulf and the Burj Al Arab Hotel.
Las Dunas Park Costa Del Sol
Located on the beach in Estepona (Spain), Las Dunas Park is an upscale urbanization in the heart of the Costa del Sol. The gated grounds are among the finest to be found in Europe: cascading heated swimming pools, fountains, marble paths, rockeries, palm trees, private chiringuitos, bars, showers, toilets, even a sandy beach with parasols. This is a millionaire’s paradise. It is the ultimate in total luxury with nothing spared – the finest apartments on the whole of the Costa del Sol.