A sleepy suburb of San Jose that is beyond Curridibat and actually located in Cartago province, Tres Rios is great place to live for those looking to work in either metropolitan area and live in a more serene area. Many expatriots choose long term rentals in Tres Rios as a good base in Costa Rica with proximity to the capital.
There are many rental homes in Tres Rios in both gated communities and stand alone homes. Newer gated communities have luxury homes that share amenities such as security, pool, gymnasiums and parks. There are also more affordable options such as condos and apartments in the denser sections that are walking distance to supermarkets and other conveniences.
Tres Rios also has access to some great shopping alls in Terra Mall and Multiplaza del Oeste, both of which are an easy drive and have stores from all over the world as well as movie theaters.
Getting to San Jose via Curridibat and San Pedro is relatively straightforward for those looking to live on this side of town. Around town, inhabitants find a cosmopolitan mix of stores and restaurants and people from all over the world make Tres Rios their home.