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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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  • 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"
in 190 reviews
"playing volleyball"
in 34 reviews
"beach volleyball"
in 55 reviews
"big waves"
in 36 reviews
"vendors selling"
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"street vendors"
in 35 reviews
"coconut water"
in 48 reviews
"famous beaches"
in 38 reviews
"felt safe"
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"sugarloaf mountain"
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"copacabana"
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"sidewalk"
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"rio"
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"caipirinha"
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"valuables"
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"sunglasses"
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Reviewed yesterday

Found a beach bar, with a great bar tender, sold great beers and cocktails. The sun was shining, the beer was cold and the guys playing volleyball were 'fit' what more can I say! It became 'our local'! Perfect!

Thank Judith N
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Reviewed yesterday

Very busy at time of visit due to carnival, but virtually no litter. Deckchairs & parasols available all day at very reasonable rates. Once there you barely need to move, sellers of pretty much anything you could need pass through on a reguar basis (...More

Thank Mngwgc
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Stayed near to Post 5, and lots going on, during carnival, lots of bloco parties and the beach was busy, but still Lots of room to play football and tennis Saw none of the seedier thinks mentioned in the guide books , an evening stroll...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago

You have to go see the famous Copacabana Beach and maybe even rent a chair and umbrella for a a couple hours just to do some other-worldly people watching. Filled with roaming vendors selling everything from shrimp skewers to frozen drinks to hair braids. Be...More

Thank dangstadt23
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Reviewed 3 days ago

It was high season and at weekends it’s really busy. Even on weekdays in carnival week it’s busy. There’s loads of guys selling food, drinks, other beach stuff walking along. The sea is quite rough, big waves. Young children need to be with an adult....More

Thank Lillevisit
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Beach is beautful clean water is excellent tempature white sand safe to walk just lots of venders but they don't bother you

Thank Deysi6026
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We are staying at the Hilton and boy was this a complete disaster... you can’t sit on the beach more then 5 second without someone coming over and trying to sell you junk.. And most are not even friendly.. do yourself a favor and stay...More

Thank John F
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Great beach for walking,parties,drinking ,eating ,people watching,running, playing football but not for swimming( strong currents,big waves on the most part of the beach)

Thank AussieCrocodile
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We wandered along the promenade at 8 am and the place was busy with walkers and joggers and people like us just out for a meander. The beach was fairly empty but people were doing exercise activities in what looked to be organised groups and...More

Thank hollywoodblackpool
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Great place to watch the locals! The beach is busy with hawkers that sell just about everything! Sea can be a rough at times, particularly in the centre of the bay!

Thank mjderrick
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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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