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Address: Avenida Atlantica, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Phone Number: 21930116062
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Fee: No
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For sunning, relaxing and people watching, join the thousands who flock...

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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There's lots of activity on the beach even at night when the floodlights come on. Many snack bars to choose from for a snack, drink and people watch

4 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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Malta Europe
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

There's lots of activity on the beach even at night when the floodlights come on. Many snack bars to choose from for a snack, drink and people watch

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Laguna Hills, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The sand and water are amazing! So fun to enjoy this beach with friends and great people watching! Lots of options to buy food, drinks, and souvenirs!

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cardiff
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

You cannot visit Rio without sitting on Copacabana beach, It is every bit as beautiful as it looks, The views you have from the beach alone will take your breath away.

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Fabulous beach. Great exercise just waling down to the hotel's beach chairs and umbrellas as you sink deep into the sand as you walk. People watching will keep you occupied all day.

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Thank annielou2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Copacabana beach is a must visit place in Rio...its filled with life day and night..the amazing sand and Ocean water are very attractive on a sunny day...and there is an uncountable number of cafes and restaurants by the beach...it is very entertaining..u would never feel the time there specially if ur planning to go for a walk or a bike... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Beautiful beach. Went during the Olympics and stayed in an apartment across from the Copacabana Palace and felt very safe. The Copacabana promenade features a 4 KM black and white Portuguese geometric wave design on the pavement. Lots of beachside cafes. Great place for people watching and trading pins with Olympic reporters, delegates and volunteers. Nice to walk from Copacabana... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Yes Copacabana beach is a wonderful beach in an urban atmosphere surrounding with lots of hotel, high-priced luxury commos, a six-stripe highway and a seaside walkway. It is a hot spot in the city with lots of beautiful girls and strong guys but also lots of MCD-type oversized folks you prefer to see in a burka more than in bikinis... More 

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Thank Wolfgang F
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I just love this beach! The sports areas, the Barracas, the caipirinhas, the sea, the surf, the people, the vendors. Life is this beach!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

When you grow up in Australia you find yourself comparing all other beaches around the world to the ones you have at home and Copacobana does not rate all that well.A bit of a general clean-up would not go astray and the water.. ah well, if you've got nothong good to say it is better to say nothing.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

An iconic strip of beach real-estate well worth strolling along and people watching. So many sporting activities available and oh yes there's the ocean as well:) Touts will approach you to sell their goods but easily leave you alone with a smile if you decline.

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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 draw in Copacabana is still the fantastic view of the coast and the incredible beaches.