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Shanti-Som Mediterranean Spa & Well-being Retreat

In Commercial, Projects by Karlin van der Vyver

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 …

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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 The old Beach Club at Hotel Puente Romano, Marbella, Spain used to have a quite depressing atmosphere due to the outdated interior and décor created by pitch dark timber beams and a dilapidated brezo roof …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’s offering is the result of head chef Jerome Serres’ imperative that all of us should …