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Avenida Atlantica, with the iconic wavy sidewalk mosaic of Roberto Burle Marx, is ideal for strolling along Copacabana Beach. It is lined with beachside kiosks offering refreshments such as a chilled coconut, and at the far end is a quaint area...more
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Avenida Atlantico, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22021-001, Brazil
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I just loved the Avenida Atlantica. This is great place to go for walk, lots of restaurants and bars. Very clean and no cars.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank CalgaryLarry
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If you dont get the feeling when walking there, you just dont understand the the place.... #lifeisabeach #lavidaesunaplaya

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Pietervhnl
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We actually stayed right on the Avenida, at the Hilton, and really liked all the fuss going on all up and down the street. So many great local shops and restaurants. We absolutely loved that part of Rio!

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 19 December 2018

WE stayed in a Copacabana hotel on Avenue Atlantica near post 5. Avenue Atlantica is a busy two-way dual carriageway which separates shops, hotels and restaurants from Copacabana Beach. There are numerous safe crossing points to get from one side to the other and we...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank straightjohnbull
Reviewed 16 December 2018

This is the heart of Copacabana and I would even say of Rio de Janeiro: for the new year December 31, 3 million people gather in this place, all the world dressed in white to receive the new year with new limpid purity in body...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank olivertyrrel
Reviewed 10 December 2018 via mobile

With half of the duel carriageway closed to traffic on Sunday we chose the right day to arrive in Rio and explore Copacabana Beach. The beach was really busy with sun worshippers and the street lined with bars and restaurants, with beach side sellers interspersed...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Escape-overseas
Reviewed 7 December 2018 via mobile

Just made for a lovely walk with lots of sights and sounds for your enjoyment. It certainly reflects an approach to life. Lots to do.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank 782marilyna
Reviewed 8 November 2018

One half of the avenue is closed for cars on Sundays and national holidays - visit during these days to see people in cycles, skateboards, rollerskates, etc. waltzing around the avenue. Stop by the iconic Copacabana palace for a drink at their bar and visit...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Balaji R
Reviewed 15 October 2018

You get the feeling of the beach ,fitness enthusiasts and tourists.Safe and clean like the rest of Copacabana and Ipanema.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank zebragorda
Reviewed 7 July 2018

You can find many nice hotels and restaurants right here. Windsor Excelsior is one I recommend, near the famous Copacabana Palace, if you "have" to stay in this area. Nowadays you need to be careful as you walk the Avenida Atlantica. Unfortunately things have changed...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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