Copacabana Beach, Rio de Janeiro

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Lively Copacabana Beach features warm waters and a wide stretch of white sand, with numerous hotels, restaurants, bars, and night clubs dotting its promenade. You can swim, play sports, relax on the sand, enjoy freshly-caught fish delicacies, and soak up the atmosphere of one of Brazil’s most popular tourist destinations. The beach is policed and lit all through the night, so it’s always abuzz with hundreds of visitors, musicians, and food vendors. Take a leisurely sunset walk on the beach’s iconic walkway, and stay late to see locals singing, dancing, and playing footvolley right on the water’s edge. Remember to always swim where the locals do, and leave all your valuables at the hotel. For Copacabana Beach and beyond, use our Rio de Janeiro trip itinerary planner to get the most from your Rio de Janeiro vacation.
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  • Visit King of the Beach at 245 ❤ he takes care of you and watches over people. Great service even helped me get my Family back to the hotel❤  more »
  • Beach with wonderful view. Strong waves, but a little cold water. Promenade great for hiking, day or night. But with some care.
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  • The beach more beautiful Rio de Janeiro with its beautiful Atlantic Avenue along l bah.botafogo, leme, ipanem etc a coast beautiful and magnetic to every tourist who visits the beautiful beaches. Each year renews the energy of its wonderful people that serves tourists as well. Do not hesitate to visit beautiful beaches
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Where to stay in Rio de Janeiro

Accommodations in Rio de Janeiro cover as diverse a spectrum as the city itself. At the top end, you can find plenty of luxury hotels along the beaches of Zona Sul, the city's southern zone, which includes the renowned Copacabana and Ipanema beaches. For something to suit a budget, but with good beach access, look around the less crowded neighborhoods of Catele and Flamengo. If you want to stay as centrally as possible, without feeling like you're in a business district, look for lodgings in the colorful, bohemian neighborhood of Santa Teresa.
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