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Copacabana Beach

Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
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For sunning, relaxing and people watching, join the thousands who flock each year to this lively, world-famous beach lined with shops, bars, restaurants and hotels.
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  • Very good32%
  • Average12%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

It is a really good beach. During the day you can enjoy the sea and have a coconut water by. Beautiful view and lots of tourists, if you want to connect to other cultures. Also great to go ant the sunset and be inspired by...More

Thank Ivan P
Reviewed yesterday

Lovely beach, great for swimming, beach volleyball, sunbathing! Nice waves for surfers. Must be careful of currents while swimming though. Nice restaurants and bars on beachfront. Big long prommenade good for walking or jigging. Busiest of the Rio Beaches. In my opinion I'd recommend Ipanema...More

Thank EK2211
Reviewed 4 days ago

When one thinks of Rio, one thinks of Copacabana Beach! The amazing promenade, the patterned footpaths and the flat, beautiful golden beach entice you to get down there on the beach & enjoy it all. World famous & definitely a bucket list item to walk...More

Thank Annette A
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Beautiful unusual beaches with stretch of white sand. Had lovely long walks at night when it cooled down a bit. Great atmosphere with beach side stalls. My favorite was coconut water cooldowns.

Thank Kumpat
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

When visiting Rio if you want to understand how locals live spend sometime walking in the Copacana beach boardwalk, young and old come out to the beach everyday. Our hotel reccomended we dressed casually to avoid issues with pickpockets and such, so shorts, sandals and...More

Thank carlosdieppa
Reviewed 6 days ago

The name has been oversold compared with the reality, a normal beach lined by a corniche. Nothing more, nothing less!

Thank LaohuPenang
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Awesome COPACABANA One of the most beautiful beaches in the world with the nicest people! Great to enjoy the happiness, beautiful smile and positive energy of the Brazilian people.

Thank Rosanamarinho
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

1. Beautiful women 2. Friendly people 3. Bars everywhere 4. Safe 5. Good food and service 6. Did I say beautiful women? 7. I'll go back!

Thank Shaniel S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The place to see and be seen in Rio. You have to go to the Copacabana and spend a day on the beach. It’s huge, lively and epitomises the Brazilian party culture. My wife and I really enjoyed just walking along the Copacabana soaking it...More

Thank Oliver J
Reviewed 1 week ago

Busy and commercial but it is a must see if you go to Rio and its good just to walk along the promenade if you dont look so good in swimwear.

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Copacabana
The rowdy Copacabana is one of the most traditional
and old areas from Rio de Janeiro. This neighbourhood
is a blend of Brazilian soul - crowded, rowdy and
traditional. This neighbourhood has a bit of
everything: bars with music, pubs, street fairs,
chaotic streets, and many shops. All these things and
more live side-by-side. There are options for all
price points and tastes. However, the most powerful
...More
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Marcandrews87
5 November 2016|
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Response from Paola H | Reviewed this property |
U recommended you go to breakfast @ Copacabana Palace if you book in advance is very busy there! New year go to Barra da Tijuca is more safe and less busy there!!! Enjoy your holiday! 🙏😘☀️
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Jessica N
26 June 2016|
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Response from Dazir | Reviewed this property |
We were there in April. Didn't see or hear concern. No mosquitoes. Nothing.
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Philip A
2 May 2016|
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Response from Ladybug0506 | Reviewed this property |
Hello! The water is safe from a health perspective, but be aware that the sea is rough, with strong waves and tides. It gets deep abruptly, so you have to be alert. Enjoy also a nice walk on the famous sidewalk, have a... More
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