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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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"beautiful beach"
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"beaches in the world"
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"beach volleyball"
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"playing volleyball"
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"white sand"
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"big waves"
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"beach front"
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"vendors selling"
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"street vendors"
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"coconut water"
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"felt safe"
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"copacabana"
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"sidewalk"
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We only stayed for a few minutes because our time in Rio was limited, but it was perfect! It's a must see!!!

Thank elysec2018
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

After walking the beach we entered the naval base at the eastern end. Do not be put off by the symbolic entrance fee. It is worth it. You can get a drink at one of the 3 terraces with a nice view over copacabana. After...More

1  Thank pilipili2009
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Nice, walkers delight Cyclist delight, its have a seperate lane. Kids can enjoy at beach, play volleyball

Thank Deepak T
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

A vast expanse of beach area. We stayed close to the beach and walked several times in the beach. Very busy area with lot of street and beach vendors around. Lots of nice restaurants and hotels along the beach and very nice varieties of food...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago

This is one of the famous beaches in Rio. The sand is white and wide. The sidewalk is laid out in wavy black and white patterns, and you will stroll past lots of stands where you can rent beach chairs and umbrellas. There are also...More

Thank Ruth G
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Reviewed 4 days ago

There are beaches everywhere in Rio. This beach is cleaned every night and is so expansive you could never feel crowded. You can hire chairs, umbrellas and anything else you want to have a good day. There are people selling lots of tourist items but...More

Thank lorrainepenfold
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We were expecting a beach like Waikiki so it was a nice surprise to see there were plenty of places to rent chairs and be comfy. There’s volleyball and paddle ball being played by all age ranges. Vendors are plentiful and don’t harass you in...More

Thank Lise B
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This is a must. Spend a morning, afternoon or evening at this beautiful place! The girl from Ipanema might be next door but this side is more fun!!!

Thank Pasofresco
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Copacabana is one of the most popular beach in Rio. The beach is very colorful with a lot of activity. There are street vendors, small stalls for eating and drinking. There is a side walk between the road and the beach that was nice to...More

1  Thank Janani C
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Very nice beach,Atlantic ocean,rides, hotels,cafes,restaurants and have a best time... Fantastic panorama!..

Thank BACH2017
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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
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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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