Copacabana Beach, Rio de Janeiro

(4.1/5 based on 17,000+ reviews on the web)
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. By using our Rio de Janeiro trip builder, you can arrange your visit to Copacabana Beach and other attractions in Rio de Janeiro.
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  • It is the most traditional beach of Rio, it gives it a touch extra that. The beach is huge, extra space for all the people who will ("fills") and up to even several soccer fields and volleyball. It has waves but not very large and the water is not too cold. The view with the Avenue back, snouts, the walkway and restaurants give a very cornered environment. The bad thing is that sellers are really unbearable. Passes one after another screaming and you approach even if you ask them anything, they insist you, really bother if you want to be quiet. And if to me not me nothing happened, they say that it is quite insecure and they recommend not getting the view of belongings.
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  • You can enjoy all day, beach, Sun, sea and night caipi, music, hiking, dancing, very late as the Argentines are accustomed...
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  • The beach is beautiful. I didn't realize any kind of violence at the site. The sea is a little violent, pulls a lot. The kiosks are good and the service too.
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