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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.
  • Excellent53%
  • Very good32%
  • Average12%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“great beach” (154 reviews)
“clean beach” (38 reviews)
“big waves” (35 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Copacabana
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Reviewed yesterday

Glorious beaches, plenty of food/drink stalls, Caiprinhas really cheap and delicious. Some sun beds are free but generally there is a cost Very hot!!!

Thank shannon s
Reviewed yesterday

I've been here in August and it was winter.... It was a pity because during summer this place is full of tourists! But anyway, the view is stunning and obviously I took a bath here.

Thank Michele P
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We visited for a day during our stay in Rio and whilst it's a must do in Rio it wasn't anything special. Like many touristy beaches, it was very, very busy with people constantly trying to sell you things whilst you relaxed. The views were...More

Thank fluff11x
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Crowds crowds and more crowds. If this doesnt faze you go for it. You may need to hire lounge/ beach chairs. There are a few kiosk type cafeteria that offer snacks and drinks. You can sit on their chairs whilst you take your drink

Thank Lucy K
Reviewed 2 days ago

Being here seven or eight times within last 15 years, it was a pleasure again. Great people with whom you get easily in touch if you speak on or the other phrase Portuguese. Ipanema is a save place whatever people say. Just spend the afternoon...More

Thank Piet O
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

A very beautiful beach. Very clean. Always crowded around noon. Gives you a wonderful view of the mountains surrounding Rio de Janeiro.

Thank Francois F
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

So much more going on on Copa, than IPANEMA. Outdoor sport games; food vendors; and souvenir vendors on the beach- great cafes, juice bars, joggers, skateboarders, on the sidewalk. Visual feast! And if you can bear the first 2 minutes in the freezing ocean, it...More

Thank tbonjour
Reviewed 4 days ago

This is a wonderful beach which is very busy. The waves in the sea are amazing with plenty of fun to be had but the water itself is freezing. As cold as it is, it is still worth having a dip just for the experience...More

Thank Frederick O
Reviewed 4 days ago

In addition to Ipanema, Copacabana Beach is a must-see. The physical curve of white sand and blue water is perfect, the sea is gentle for oldsters and children, more lovely bars to sit under an umbrella and nurse a caiparinha while people-watching. Quintissential Brazilian Beach...More

Thank R00catt
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We visited Rio and we stayed in one of the hotels from Copabana. The view of sunrise was amazing, the atmosphere during the day awesome, but I felt very unsafe almost all the time.

Thank diana t
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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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Marcandrews87
4 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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