|Chicken breasts at the market||$6.91|
|Milk (1 liter)||$0.99|
|One-way ticket (local transport)||$0.31|
Tres Rios is a city in the first district of La Union and best known for its coffee. It is situated in the province of Cartago and was once inhabited by Kingdom Indians.
The coffee plantations are one of the attractions of the city. Because of its fertile land and good climate, Tres Rios coffee is noted for its high quality. If you are a coffee lover and want to know how coffee is grown, Tres Rios coffee plantations offer a venue for knowing more about the beans. From seed to farm, from growing the tree up to grinding and roasting, you'll learn everything about coffee as well as get the change to taste cups of freshly brewed Tres Rios Coffee. If you buy your pack from the growers you’ll save some bucks as the coffee shops’ price is higher.
Although there's nothing much to see in the city, cheap flights to Tres Rios are usually tied up to the celebration of the city's Patron Saint Virgen del Pilar. The town fiesta which is held on October 12 is celebrated with huge fair and parade. Participants in Day Parade wear colorful costumes made from grains, silk fabric and the corn husks. The costumes are attention-getter as each tells stories of the daily routines of Tres Rios tranquil life. Some even depict political statements while some are just for fun.
Tres Rios is a good place for your home base while in Costa Rica. Hotels in Tres Rios is known for their good services, pampering treats and great locations. Most of them are located on areas offering good views of the city. With the views of the Pacific Coast, hotels in the city are unbeatable.
Tres Rios is one of the many cities in Costa Rica that had attracted the attentions of developers. Most of the lands are now being reconstructed for real estates and condominiums and private homes for sale are being constructed. At the same time, Tres Rios has attracted international communities that got easily fell in love with its natural beauty and they want to make the city as their home. Most of them are retirees and professionals wanting a different environment for their second home. It is a good thing that cheap flights to Tres Rios make the city more accessible to the world.