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The new Trader Vic’s at the Hilton Jumeirah, Dubai

In Completed 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. Impressed by the stunning product that Cape Reed has to offer, these experts have contracted Cape Reed to help create their unique theme at no less than three outlets in the UAE, with the …

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Our new square timber daybeds

In New Products by Karlin van der Vyver

Isn’t it time you spoil yourself with the pleasure of daydreaming in the privacy and tranquility of your own garden…? In keeping up with ever evolving design trends in our line of work, we recently extended our product range to include square cut timber in our designs and structures. Our square timber daybeds are stylish yet functional and make for …

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10 Pergola Ideas For Home

In Outdoor Inspiration by Karlin van der Vyver

Pergolas are often overlooked when it comes to adding function, detail or structure to your property. Pergolas are extremely versatile, these structures are rarely limited by creative designs or tricky construction areas which make them the perfect asset for any outdoor space! A fantastic way to add functionality to a space that is rarely used. 2.  An excellent shading option …

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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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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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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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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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Exclusive Outdoor Living in Dubai

In Projects, Residential by Karlin van der Vyver

Working closely with outdoor landscapers, Terra Verde, this villa in Arabian Ranches ooze exclusive outdoor living from every corner! The beautiful landscape with its exotic plants and palm trees along with the overflow swimming pool, creates a stunning focal point for this garden. The custom-built sunken area with its beautiful thatched roof includes various seating areas, built-in BBQ and kitchen …

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El Oceano Beach Hotel and Restaurant

In Completed Projects, Travel Destinations by Karlin van der VyverLeave a Comment

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 …