Sloping Site

A the Seychelles are renowned for being steeply sloped granited islands by nature, the Laxmanbhai company has become proficient at radical slope ground works over the past 37 years of operation.  This portfolio of images displays many of the projects which called for attractive dwellings and spas in extreme terrain.



Balinese roof lines - Bespoke Steel construction by Laxmanbhai
An impossible view made accessible by an elevated roadway at Four Seasons
Four Seasons Hotel as viewed from the Residential Villas showing steep sloping terrain
View from a private deck
The Spa set high on the steep hillside at Four Seasons
A polished timber ceiling
Large timber floor spaces
A Window to the West
The main reception at Four Seasons Seychelles
Simple in form, complex in form
Natural form meets modern function in the Seychelles
Hardwoods and granite in the jungle
Horizon pool on the west coast of the Seychelles
Large wooden decks built for pefect pools
Blending with the hillside itself
sunken bath with corner window overlooking wrap around pool
Miniature Palaces by the Sea
Views over views
Access to the top
Private Villas in the Jungle
Wow - Just look at the view
Balanise roof lines in the Seychelles Jungle
Constructed to maximise privacy and views
Four Seasons Residential Villas with large infinity edge pools constructed with minimal impact on the surrounding terrain
Arial view showing the vast extent of the Four Seasons Hotel Hotel property and Private Resindential homes
Close up aerial Maia Southersun- emphasis on villa privacy a high priority plus causing minimal impact on the natural environment
Mahe Berjaya Hotel  - one of Laxmanbhai's early projects (30 years ago).
Northolme Hilton - Villas constructed on natural granite rocks at waters edge
Four Seasons Residential Villas constructed on a remote hilly outcrop of granite.  Privacy and views a feature of the plan.
Four Seasons Residential Villas enlarge founded on concrete columns anchored directly onto granite rock hill side
The true extent of the Four Seasons site is apparent from the air
Pole-home style construction pinned to the hillside
Northolme King Ocean front Villas
The King Oceanfront villas of the Northolme hilton seychelles
Multiple pitched roof tiles
The resort stands firm to the winds
The Oceanview Bar and Restaurant as seen from above
esternal dining area of Northolme Hilton
Les Cocotiers  An al fresco, a la carte restaurant at the Hilton seychelles built by Laxmanbhai
A striking image of what can be achieved by the best builder of Resorts in the Seychelles - Laxmanbhai constructions
Not to forget the massive granite rocks blending in everywhere
elevated timber gazebo
Simple yet bold
Elevated decks
The water features draws the guest down and invites them in as if following a stream in the jungle itself
Looking back from the edge
Initially apearing at random each villa is meticulously placed for privacy
Built by Laxmanbhai this 6 Star resort offers the ultimate holiday for the very rich
Sitting on concrete piers
What's really amazing is looking over the edge or underneath
One perfect night there was a dream - in a far away place - MAIA
Grandeur in simplicity
The Spa yoga pavillion
Photo by impressions