Synthetic Thatch Roof Materials

Synthetic Thatch Roof Materials

Synthetic thatch roof materials have come a long way in replicating the look of natural thatches over the past 10 years. Making artificial thatches a popular alternative to have an exotic look to your property without the maintenance of natural thatches.

Suncoast Tiki Huts offers the most brands and styles of artificial synthetic thatches available today for your open frame tiki hut, existing tiki hut or tiki umbrella. Also can be used on a prepared substrate roof or your shingled building.

We offer more than 10 varieties and styles to choose from, so you can have the look of a beach in Cancun Mexico, a charming Old English cottage to the plains of Serengeti Africa.

Thatches Available

Viva Thatch – Palm leaf style thatch, used the same as the Palmex version, nice underneath view leaf pattern. Class A fire rated for commercial use.  Can be used on an open framed tiki hut or tiki bar and also sub roof preparations. It is waterproof when installed according to instructions.

Mexican Rain Cape Synthetic Umbrella Cape – 12ft diameter round umbrella style thatched woven, pre-layered palm thatch look. This thatch is not waterproof, purely asthetic. Indoor or outdoor use. 5 year warranty lasting up to 10 years or more. Easy to use.

synthetic mexican rain cape

The Mexican rain cape umbrella cape fits the manufactured outdoor kitchens being sold on the market today. It will fit an 11′ – 12′ steel frame tiki umbrella. Or you can put it on your own DIY framing.  9′ versions available for special order.

Endureed Synthetic Thatch – Available in many different styles.  African cape reed style thatch, African Kilimanjaro cane reed, Japanese faux grass, Somerset Old English cottage, Kona Hawaiian faux Pili grass, Bali Asian long grass and Dominica Palm leaf Caribbean – Florida – Mexican style thatch.

All of the brands we offer are:

  • Realistic comparisons to the natural version, the new thatch look or weathered look available, multi colored, mutli textured.
  • Eco friendly, recyclable and some are partially made with recycled materials
  • Economically cost effective in the long run. Initial cost is higher, but some of the thatches will last 20 to 50 years.
  • Most come with a 20 year warranty against fading and cracking, lasting color
  • Highly wind and inclement weather resistant
  • Class “A” fire rated thatch shingles available on all of the brands
  • High quality, commercial grade

There are synthetic artificial thatch roofing materials for new construction custom built tiki huts, tiki bars, converting existing building, DIY framing, and for replacement thatch on your existing tiki huts with some modification. Our synthetic faux African thatch panels are a great replacement for the natural thatch reed panels and top cones.

If you would like more information for a specific style of the synthetic faux thatches please click on the specific category provided.  There you can get more detailed information, FAQ, dimensions and ideas.

If you are unsure about what type of synthetic thatch you would need for your commercial or residential project, please contact us. Our many years of experience can get you the answer you need.  Our specialty is custom projects; we would love to hear from you and what you would like to create.