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Embracing Sustainable Landscaping For Your Garden Design

In Blog, Outdoor Inspiration by Karlin van der Vyver

A report by Global Green Growth Institute shows environmental degradation costs governments and landowners over $10.6 trillion a year, translating to 17% of the world’s GDP. The natural resources have been overlooked and under-protected, leading to considerable economic and social impacts. Environmental sustainability cannot be separated from commercial viability. Both elements must be embraced to create an eco-friendly world. If you’re dreaming …

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Cape Reed Tribute Project

In Cape Reed Tribute, Current by Karlin van der Vyver

It has been six months since we started our very special tribute project in honour of our late founder, Louis vd Vyver. Progress has been steady, and it is quite exciting to see Louis’ dream and vision of this property realized, bit by bit. To kick off the project, we first had to clear the building of all existing interior …

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Light Your Deck Like a Pro: 6 Tips & Ideas

In Blog, Outdoor Inspiration by Karlin van der Vyver

When thinking about deck lighting, a lot of people consider it to be a finishing touch or an afterthought of deck design. The truth is, if you light up all the right spots on your deck, there’s very little left for you to do. Just throw in a decent-looking table and a few durable chairs, and you’ve made yourself an …

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Cabrits Resort & Spa Kempinski Dominica

In Current, New Projects, Projects by Karlin van der Vyver

Cabrits Resort & Spa Kempinski Dominica will be a hideaway resort that will rank amongst the best in its class in the Caribbean. The resort is surrounded by the Cabrits National Park, an area best known for its natural beauty. Home to 365 rivers, waterfalls and hot springs, the Commonwealth of Dominica is renowned for its natural beauty and eco-tourism. Located …

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Bluewaters

In Current, Projects by Karlin van der Vyver

Bluewaters is a man-made mixed use island located off the coast of Jumeirah Beach Residence. Ain Dubai, the world’s largest observation wheel, forms the unique centerpiece of this development that is poised to become one of the world’s largest tourism hotspots. With an exclusive selection of premium apartments, penthouses, and townhouses available for the very first time, Bluewaters is a …

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Las Dunas Park Costa Del Sol

In Commercial, Projects by Karlin van der Vyver

Located on the beach in Estepona (Spain), Las Dunas Park is an upscale urbanization in the heart of the Costa del Sol. Situated alongside the beautiful beach is a communal swimming pool and garden with 12 poolside cabins as well as a beach bar. These structures were recently revamped and all of the roof structures replaced by authentic cape reed …

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Jumeirah Golf Estates, Dubai

In Commercial, Projects by Karlin van der Vyver

Jumeirah Golf Estates is regarded as one of the world’s most prestigious golf developments with two 18-hole golf courses designed by Greg Norman. Set across 1,119 hectares of lush green landscape, Jumeirah Golf Estates is an unrivalled destination offering attractive investment opportunities and world-class amenities. As host of the annual DP World Tour Championship until 2020 and home to the …

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A Tribute To Founding Member, Louis Van Der Vyver

In Cape Reed Tribute, Current, Projects by Karlin van der Vyver

Cape Reed international is embarking on a very special, year-long project in tribute to our (late) founding father, Louis van der Vyver. #CapeReedTritube During the following year, we will completely renovate and remodel his private residence in Cape Town, South Africa which will also include an office block that will become the new home of the local Cape Reed office. …

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Al Seef, Dubai

In Current, Projects by Karlin van der Vyver

Al Seef will provide bustling waterfront spaces, where cafes and restaurants will open up onto the interconnected promenades fronting the creek! Al Seef will realize new memories of Dubai, embracing the past through experiences deeply rooted in Emirati culture and heritage, while also revitalizing the tourism experience around Dubai Creek, one of the UAE’s most famous and best-loved locations. This …

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Dubai Safari

In Commercial, Projects by Karlin van der Vyver

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 …

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The top 10 places you should visit when you're next in Dubai

In Travel Destinations by Karlin van der Vyver

Being one of the most unique cities in the world, Dubai is undoubtedly a travelers dream, with its great architecture, vibrant night life, rich history and attractions for each and every one. The next time you plan a trip to Dubai, make sure these top 10 Cape Reed inspired destinations are on your list to visit! FUN FOR EVERYONE If …

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Nikki Beach World Resorts

In Commercial, Projects by Karlin van der Vyver

In 1998, entrepreneur Jack Penrod introduced the world to Nikki Beach, the first and original luxury beach club concept that combines the elements of music, dining, entertainment, fashion, film and art into one. Today, as Nikki Beach celebrates its twentieth anniversary, the brand has grown into a global, multifaceted luxury hospitality company with 14 beach clubs, 4 hotels and resorts, …