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6 Must Visit Destinations In The UAE

In Travel Destinations by Karlin van der Vyver

The United Arab Emirates is a modern and dynamic country immersed in culture and history, a fascinating place where traditionalism meets modernism and technology is integrated with traditional values. If you are planning (or dreaming of!) a visit here, be sure to check out these great destinations! 1. Sofitel Dubai The Palm Resort and Spa, Palm Jumeirah, allow clients to escape …

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Why a thatched roof is not only for summer

In Outdoor Inspiration by Karlin van der Vyver

If asked to list the benefits of building a shading structure, like a pergola or thatched roof gazebo, in your garden, most people would probably come up with the same answer. A cool place to sit under on a sunny day and also an attractive focal point in the garden. Whilst this is definitely a fact, many don’t realize that …

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Cape Reed Projects Winning Big At Time-Out Dubai Kids’ Awards!

In Completed Projects by Karlin van der Vyver

The third annual Time-Out Dubai Kids’ Awards recently announced their winners for this year’s awards. Cape Reed are proud to be associated with three of the overall winners that all offer the best family brands and experiences in Dubai! The following Cape Reed projects walked away as winners of their categories: – Xpark JR, Kite Beach, Dubai Nominated in the …

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Luxurious Customized Living At Home

In Outdoor Inspiration by Karlin van der Vyver

The unmistakeable beauty, versatility and functionality of a thatched structure becomes apparent when you first enter this ultimate customized living space. Ultra-modern and stylishly customized, this is a stunning outdoor extension of the indoors and the perfect place to relax or entertain, whichever you prefer to do. The comfortable seating area creates a brilliantly inviting ambiance – the view of …

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Sneak peak and NEW photos inside Dubai Safari Park

In New Products by Karlin van der Vyver

Construction of the fully smart eco-friendly Dubai Safari park that is divided into four different sections – African, Asian and Arabian Villages as well as an open Safari area – have passed the 75% completion mark and will soon be a huge tourist attraction for the emirate of Dubai. The park, which is set to eventually host 10,000 animals, have already …

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Cape Reed Exclusive Constructions Inspired By Nature

In Outdoor Inspiration by Karlin van der Vyver

FIRST PERSON INTERVIEW WITH JOHN NEAL, BY HOME & LIFESTYLE MAGAZINE PUBLISHED MAY & JUNE 2016 ISSUE 45 The Cape Reed group of companies was set up in South Africa in 1992, and is now well established in Spain. Tell us about some of your most recent work here, for example, on the commercial front… We completed a new beachfront restaurant …

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Spending The Summer In Spain

In Travel Destinations by Karlin van der Vyver

It’s not hard to see why spending the summer in Spain is so popular for many tourists and travelers from all over the world. With sandy beaches and majestic mountains to create a beautiful setting for a summer holiday, affording one various options to laze away the days, it’s the exceptional restaurants and resorts that steal the spotlight and attract …

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25 Awesome Ideas For Epic Outdoor Entertainment

In Outdoor Inspiration by Karlin van der Vyver

The only thing better than awesome outdoor entertainment, is when that awesomeness is in your own back yard! By customizing your outdoor living space for personal entertainment, you can completely change the appearance and purpose of your yard. Equipped to your requirements and tastefully decorated, it will soon be your favourite place to spend time in at home. Add to …

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The Destination is XPark Jr

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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 XPark Junior and is located just off of Dubai’s Kite Beach. The site covers a total area of 2400m². The final designs for the project were completed in May …

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El Oceano Beach Hotel and Restaurant

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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 …

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Summer is coming… are you ready?

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Summer is around the corner and NOW would be the perfect time to get that outdoor living space you’ve always dreamed of! And it doesn’t have to be a schlep or mean months of construction, noise and dirt – we have mastered the art of transforming mundane properties into havens of relaxation and style, as we recently did with this …