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“Copacabana - Rio`s postcard” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Copacabana Beach

Copacabana Beach
Avenida Atlantica, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil (Copacabana)
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$65*
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Guanabara Bay Cruise with Optional Seafood Lunch
Ranked #40 of 572 things to do in Rio de Janeiro
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Activities: Dining
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Fee: No
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Owner description: 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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“Copacabana - Rio`s postcard”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

If you haven`t been at Copacabana - you haven`t been in Rio. This is one of Brazil`s postcard, great beach with lots of different activities. Lots of small cafes if you get hungry. People selling all kinds of food and things just at the beach line.

Visited June 2014
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“Be cautious!”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2014

It's a beach we all want to visit. When you get there...it's a city beach and not that spectacular. You have to go and see it but be careful, I was robbed at knife point, opposite the Copacabana Palace Hotel at 8:00am in broad daylight! Be cautious.

Visited July 2013
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“Lindo”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

One of Brazil's post card, this is a great beach to go lie on the sand, enjoy the beautiful surroundings and to go for a run.

Visited November 2013
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“Lots going on here.”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

A beautiful beach. Amazing waves for body surfing. Vendors that will sell you just about anything. While we were approached frequently, they do not pester nor are they aggressive. Optimal people watching. Check out the Unity Bear exhibit at the north end of the beach (closest end to Sugar Loaf Mountain). There are shower facilities and public washrooms along the board walk. A plethora of snack bars. Nets for volley ball and soccer. There is a cycling and running lane that extends all the way to the end of Ipanema beach. A constant cool breeze from the ocean is a welcome reprieve after a morning of sight-seeing.

Visited June 2014
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“Sweet Beach”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014

This beach has a lot going between the multitude of volleyball games, small beach restaurants, sun bathers, swimmers, and football (soccer players). There's a lot of energy on this beach and it's very fun to hang out here during the afternoon or nighttime. If you sunbath on the beach, people will offer to sell you many different items including food, drinks, ice cream, t-shirts, and trinkets.

Visited May 2014
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