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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
Av. Atlantica - Copacabana, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22070-011, Brazil
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Reviewed yesterday

Perhaps one of the most popular beaches. Very crowded. Great for people watching. Tons of street (beach) vendors trying to sell you something. Surf can be dangerous so watch the kiddos.

Thank tlagyn
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Beautiful beach & blue crystal sea. Lot's of places to rent chairs & beach parasols. Plenty of bars & eating places. Safe & spotless.

Thank shellshock04
Reviewed 2 days ago

The beach itself is nice, however, it's not safe at all. We were walking along the beach in the middle of the day with lots of people around us, and cops on every corner. The guy ran from behind us and snatched my husband's gold...More

Thank 493ninaj
Reviewed 2 days ago

A beach is a beach, easy to get taken away with the fact it is Rio, nice enough if you are a beach person. Lots of people vying for your attention to purchase drinks bracelets etc lots of beach cafe, nice to sit have a...More

Thank Halina M
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I was totally impressed with Copacabana Beach Wide sand, very clean and well maintained Saw daily morning crews taking care of the beach, sand and surroundings Lots of night activities, sports, music , people walking, still active at 2am There is a separate path for...More

Thank 72lucianb
Reviewed 3 days ago

Clean, wide, white sand, bucket list views, great people watching, relatively safe (as long as you're careful.....don't set your camera or phone on a towel and go take a dip in the surf.....that's just dumb), plenty of vendors for drinks, food, beach stuff to rent.

Thank JohnandJaneS
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This stunning, wide clean beach is at the heart of the Rio experience. Enjoy the beach, the people watching, stop at any of the small establishments along the beach for a beer or snack. Plenty of stands offer towels, chairs, umbrellas. Everything you need to...More

Thank Michelelabelle
Reviewed 3 days ago

The beach is beautiful, we have blue sea, white sand, you will find the emblematic Copacabana Palace, the mountains, everything you saw on pictures. Unfortunately, you will also find people selling tons of things, some thieves (try to be near the lifeguard post or police...More

Thank ElleJusta
Reviewed 4 days ago

Copacabana Beach is a great place for people watching, sun bathing and enjoying the beach. The waves were huge when we were there and there is quite an undertow so children need close supervision but what a lovely long beach to walk along, especially during...More

Thank SMMaxwell
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

The sand on the beach is so fine it's easy to sit on. The beach is very clean. We went to Impanema & the beach had a lot of trash. Longer with places to eat & drink. The only negative were all the people selling...More

Thank annettep456
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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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Rahel H
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Response from John P | Reviewed this property |
If I were you (and dog) I would avoid going to Rio de Janeiro,unless you like the idea of being mugged, kidmapped, raped or even killed.
28 July 2018|
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Response from John P | Reviewed this property |
Do not even think of going to Rio !!!
5 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! 🙏😘☀️