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Al Ain Zoo

In Commercial, Projects by Karlin van der Vyver

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 …

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Trader Vic’s UAE & Qatar

In Commercial, Projects by Karlin van der Vyver

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 …

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The Meat Co Restaurant Dubai

In Commercial, Projects by Karlin van der Vyver

Serving the finest steaks complemented by an impressive wine selection, The Meat Co is a must visit destination when in town. In addition to this, the iconic location of each restaurant creates a sense of theatre for diners. Enjoy views of iconic buildings from the Grand Mosque in Abu Dhabi to the Burj Al Arab and Burj Khalifa. It is the meticulous …

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Benahavis Hills, Andalusia, Spain

In Commercial, Projects by Karlin van der Vyver

Located in a privileged position with spectacular views across the Mediterranean coastline, Benahavis Hills is only a stones throw away from the historic Andalucian village of Benahavis, so renowned for its gastronomic restaurants that it is often called the dining room of the Costa del Sol! Designed to impress, Benahavis Hills Country Club is striking inside and out and offers …

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Al Maya Island and Resort, Abu Dhabi

In Commercial, Projects by Karlin van der Vyver

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, to be able 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 …

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El Oceano Hotel and Restaurant, Mijas Costa

In Commercial, Projects by Karlin van der Vyver

El Oceano hotel and restaurant in Miraflores is an oasis of laid-back luxury, between Marbella and La Cala de Mijas on Spain’s wonderful Costa del Sol. When we say ‘beachfront’, we really mean it. Right on the water’s edge with most rooms having unspoiled sea views and the restaurant and bar terrace right on the beachfront. Cape Reed were proud …

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Shanti-Som Mediterranean Spa & Well-being Retreat

In Commercial, Projects by Karlin van der Vyver

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. From the moment you arrive the retreat provides ample space to either relax in the rooms, courtyard …

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Anantara Sir Bani Yas Island, Abu Dhabi

In Commercial, Projects by Karlin van der Vyver

Located on the plains of the 4,100 hectare Arabian Wildlife Park, this AED6 million project on the new Sir Bani Yas Island. The project in Abu Dhabi saw Cape Reed install thatched roofing, timber support structures and pergolas on 60 luxury Anantara Al Sahel and Al Yamm Villas, as well as the water sports centre and public areas on the development. Cape …

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Sea Grill Restaurant at Hotel Puente Romano, Marbella

In Commercial, Projects by Karlin van der Vyver

The Sea Grill restaurant, located in the beautiful grounds of Puente Romano Beach Resort & Spa Marbella, the Restaurant additionally boasts stunning views over the Mediterranean Sea. The old Beach Club at Hotel Puente Romano, Marbella, Spain used to have a quite depressing atmosphere due to the outdated interior and décor created by pitch dark timber beams and a dilapidated brezo roof …

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XPark Jr, Kite Beach, Dubai

In Commercial, Projects by Karlin van der Vyver

Welcome to XPark Jr, a natural forest-style playscape just off Kite Beach created to bring kids closer to Mother Nature. Amidst the hustle and bustle, busy schedules and man-made marvels of what is commonly known as Dubai, one man had a dream to create a natural world of fantasy second to none. This would be a place where children of …

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The Island, World Islands, Dubai

In Commercial, Projects by Karlin van der Vyver

Dubai’s most unique venue, The Island Beach Club, a Caribbean-style beach club aimed at high-flyers. The Island Beach Club is the first commercial development to open on Dubai’s famous offshore island project The World. Located on the island of Lebanon and situated about four kilometers out to sea, it takes approximately 30 minutes by water taxi to reach this exclusive establishment. With …

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Table Fine Restaurant, U-Bay, Jounieh, Lebanon

In Commercial, Projects by Karlin van der Vyver

North of Beirut, with Mount Lebanon at its back and a spectacular view of Jounieh Bay before it, Table Fine Restaurant brings Mediterranean cuisine to the upper echelons of fine dining. Set in an opulent, refurbished old Lebanese house along Jounieh’s Old Road, Table Fine Restaurant head chef Jerome Serres’ is imperative that all of us should know where our …