About Us

Esna Holidays (Private) Limited

Esna Holidays is a leading Destination Management Company that was established to promote the tropical paradise island of Sri Lanka and beautiful sunny islands of the Maldives. Esna Holidays caters to customers from around the world, whether they’re seeking budget experiences or luxury bespoke holidays in Sri Lanka and Maldives. A collective experience of over 100 years in the industry, we are driven by passion, knowledge and care for island-life, which helps in delivering high quality of standards and pricing. With aspirations to venture into different segments within the leisure trade, Esna Holidays is rapidly growing with the vision to be a globally recognized travel partner for Sri Lanka and Maldives.

Our Intention

Travelling is more a form of love and leisure than a job to the vibrant team at Esna Holidays. It’s a way of life that brings about unmeasurable amounts of happiness. Creating journeys for you to experience the island is something we take great pleasure in doing. With a desire to share the beauty of each location, we are on a mission to ensure you experience true hospitality and genuine warmth during your holiday. Steep yourself in local cultures and communities, experience a different side to life and travelling around the island with our experiential tours.

Our Vision

Esna Holidays envisions to become a globally recognized travel partner for Sri Lanka and Maldives.

Our Services

With over a decade of experience in the tourism industry, our destination connoisseurs are catered to offer you insightful guides and tips as you prepare your adventure with us. Whether you want a hand-crafted tour from scratch or prefer to select one of our prearranged packages, we will assist you every step of the way. Our dedicated travel guides will also arrange airport transfers and transport around the island.

Our Group of Companies

A member of the Esna Holdings Group, Esna Allied Enterprises is a strategic alliance between Esna (Pvt) Ltd and Transglobe Consolidated (Pvt) Ltd. Esna Allied combines the financial strength of Esna Holdings Group with the technical expertise and skills of the Transglobe Group, to grow within the ever expanding local and international market space.

Esna (Pvt) Ltd originated in 1931 and was reincorporated as Esna (Pvt) Ltd with the advent of the third generation under the New Companies Act 7 of 2007. Esna engages in emerging opportunities in Sri Lanka, with significant investments in the power, renewable energy, shipping, logistics, exports, fuel bunkering, lubricants, mining and in the local banking and finance sectors. This has allowed Esna to have an increasing portfolio of subsidiaries operating in a range of industry verticals and continues to diversify its business interest.

Transglobe Ltd, which was established in 1982 is a General Trading and Engineering Services company providing preventive maintenance solutions and facility management services to various industries from industrial and commercial, to defence and healthcare, power and energy and plantation sectors. Over the years, the company expanded to include Transglobe Engineering Ltd, Ceypharma Ltd and Magnachem Ltd. Under the New Companies Act 7 Of 2007, all the businesses were amalgamated and re-incorporated as Transglobe Consolidated (Pvt) Ltd.

Our Chairman – Mr. Eshana De Silva

Esna Holidays was brought to life by Eshana De Silva, Chairman of the company. Eshana De Silva is also the Co-Founder of Esna Allied Enterprises (Pvt) Ltd., and Co-Chairman of Esna Group of Companies.

He is the Chairman of Esna Holdings (Pvt) Ltd., Pan Asia Bank PLC, Shermans Transport (Pvt) Ltd., Shermans Logistics (Pvt) Ltd., Hanjin Shipping Lanka (Pvt) Ltd. In addition, he is also the Deputy Chairman of Esna (Pvt) Ltd., and the Director of Esna Exports (Pvt) Ltd., Esna Power (Pvt) Ltd., Mc Marine (Pvt) Ltd., Integrated Shipping Agencies (Pvt) Ltd., Integrated Holdings (Pvt) Ltd., Interocean Energy (Pvt) Ltd., Plumbago Lanka (Pvt) Ltd., Shermans De Silva & Co. (Pvt) Ltd., and Sherman Sons (Pvt) Ltd. He was also appointed as the Honorary Consul General for the Republic of Kazakhstan and is a member of the Young Presidents Organization (YPO).

Esna Holdings holds interests in different fields such as fuel bunkering, shipping and logistics, power generation and renewable energy, transport, banking and finance, graphite mining, lubricants and now, tourism.