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Copacabana Beach

Open Now: 12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
Open today: 12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
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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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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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Av. Atlantica - Copacabana, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22070-011, Brazil
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Spent a few hours at Copacabana Beach on a beautiful day and it was an enlightening experience. There were people everywhere, and beach vendors selling everything from cocktails to bikinis to prawns to sunglasses. It was great just to people watch. However swimming is risky...More

Thank Sloany5042
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Copacabana is great place to see but you cann not be relaxed if you are obviosly tourist. First leave your rolex and your gold necklace in hotel even if the rolex is a fake one. Second be invisible and try not to draw atention. The...More

Thank IvanDzivo
Reviewed 4 days ago

Rio beaches are deservedly world class - long and clean, with blue seas and clean yellow sands, full of life and activity with lots of little stalls when you can have snacks and buy beach stuff as well as typical souvenirs. Copacabana beach ranks at...More

Thank Arielruffian
Reviewed 4 days ago

One of the best beaches in the world. We had an amazing experience for 2017/2018 NYE overlooking Copacabana Beach. Full of bars and cafes every 20 meters!

Thank Avin P
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Copacabana. Where do I start? The Ocean Drive of Rio. You can sit on the beach and go full shopping. I got a massage, shrimp, phone speaker, souvenirs, drinks and everything else you could possibly think of. Beautiful and clean beach. Lots of exercise space,...More

Thank Cortez W
Reviewed 1 week ago

Coming from Australia it is hard to find comparable beaches but this was pretty special. It was not crowded when we visited. Lots of activities & beautiful fine white sand. Yes could while away a few hours here. Umberellas, lounges, food available plus WiFi.

Thank PMQNthCoast
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The beach really comes alive at weekends, full of people enjoying the sun and sea and volleyball. Great to stroll along, good views of the beach and city from the far left end of the beach. Beers and caipirinhas available all the way along, a...More

Thank starfruit85
Reviewed 1 week ago

Maybe the city of Rio de Janeiro would not be so famous - all over the world - without its iconic "Copacabana Beach". Indeed, this is one of the most well known postcards of Rio. Its sidewalks - mosaics made of white and black Portuguese...More

Thank LuizDutraNeto
Reviewed 1 week ago

Fantastic, stunning, breathless, amazing. As a knowledgeable traveler of many places icons, all experienced travelers should have in their passport a visit to Copacabana Beach. This name originates from the expression "kota kahuana" of the Aymara dialect, which means "view of the lake". Since this...More

Thank Thiago Lucio P
Reviewed 1 week ago

walk round on the famous sidewalk with portuguese stones is a must During the weekend, is free from cars and you can enjoy it all the way from Posto 6 to Leme

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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
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July 28, 2018|
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Response from Jimcheng222 | Reviewed this property |
Copacabana along the beach is generally a ‘safer’ area. But i did not feel safe anywhere in rio de janeiro center so be careful even if you are in copacobana. Do not bring expensive things and a lot of money. Better just... More
November 4, 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! 🙏😘☀️
Jessica N
June 26, 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.