Ready for your next holiday?

After all that family time, we're about ready for a vacation. The editors of Mr & Mrs Smith explain why Costa Rica is worth a visit.

It’s lean, it’s green and it’s packed with more activities than an overachiever’s college application. As a travel destination, Costa Rica ticks every vacation box, offering eco credentials, instant relaxation and the kind of scenery that has you scrambling for a camera at every turn. The boutique hotel experts at Mr & Mrs Smith have compiled their list of the most incredible spots in Costa Rica to take advantage of spas, surf and sun salutations. Click through the slideshow below to inspire your first vacation of the new year.