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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. The Meat Co is an elite brand of steakhouse. Its signature steaks are unique in taste, texture and preparation and have established the brand as a leader in the highly competitive premium steakhouse category. Leveraging off its African heritage, The Meat …

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St Tropez Log Cabin, France

In Projects, Residential by Karlin van der Vyver

The St Tropez project is for an existing client that was so impressed with the chalet we constructed that he wanted more Cape Reed structures on his property. We constructed a timber log cabin (gym) with a thatch roof (114.5m²). The Gym with terrace has a floor area of approx. 120m² which includes a semi-shaded pergola of 16m² over the terrace. We …

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Outdoor Living in Sotogrande, Spain

In Projects, Residential by Karlin van der Vyver

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 property in Sotogrande. In less than …

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Poolside Recreational Development in Jumeirah

In Projects, Residential by Karlin van der Vyver

A brand new poolside recreational area and outdoor kitchen was created to utilize this Jumeirah property in Dubai to its full potential. We were approached by a client with the request to fill in the blank space next to his swimming pool at his villa in Jumeirah, Dubai. The Cape Reed team got to work and constructed this beautiful outdoor …

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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! A seed was planted with residents in Spain when Cape Reed recently constructed a …

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Luxurious outdoor living in Sotogrande, Spain

In Projects, Residential by Karlin van der Vyver

This beautiful outdoor living area was constructed at a private residence in Sotogrande. A thatched roof of 210m² was built onto concrete columns and custom made laminated beams to complete the contemporary look the owners had in mind. This outdoor living area overlooks the swimming pool and is tailor-made for luxurious entertainment at home that affords the residents the perfect …

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Luxurious Outdoor Living at Home

In Projects, Residential by Karlin van der Vyver

The overwhelming need to entertain and relax in the comfort of home in such a paradise planted the seed for a tailor-made outdoor living space for a property in The Villa Community, Dubai. Mainly motivated by the idea of having a suitable area at home that would reduce the need to go somewhere else to have fun, local company Cape …

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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

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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A New Thatched Gazebo in Victory Heights, Dubai

In Projects, Residential by Karlin van der Vyver

This property in Victory Heights (Dubai) was given a total new thatched gazebo by the Cape Reed team. A sunken thatched gazebo of 85m² was erected to create some welcome shade and complete the swim-up bar that flows from the swimming pool. A separate seating area and outdoor kitchen makes this area perfect for entertaining friends and family! Additionally, a …