Trip Planner:   South America  /  Brazil  /  State of Rio de Janeiro  /  Rio de Janeiro  /  Sightseeing  /  Copacabana Beach
Copacabana Beach, Rio de Janeiro
(4.1/5 based on 15,000+ 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.
Create a full Rio de Janeiro itinerary
map

Plan your trip to Rio de Janeiro

  • Get a personalized plan

    A complete day-by-day itinerary
    based on your preferences
  • Customize it

    Refine your plan. We'll find the
    best routes and schedules
  • Book it

    Choose from the best hotels
    and activities. Up to 50% off
  • Manage it

    Everything in one place.
    Everyone on the same page.

Plans in Rio de Janeiro by other users

6 days in State of Rio de Janeiro BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, popular PREFERENCES: June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 24 days in South America BY A USER FROM NEW ZEALAND December, culture, outdoors, beaches, historic sites, popular PREFERENCES: December, culture, outdoors, beaches, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 8 days in South America BY A USER FROM BRAZIL March, popular PREFERENCES: March ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 58 days in South America BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM January, culture, outdoors, romantic, historic sites, museums, popular PREFERENCES: January, culture, outdoors, romantic, historic sites, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 15 days in South America BY A USER FROM IRELAND March, popular PREFERENCES: March ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 18 days in South America BY A USER FROM GERMANY July, popular PREFERENCES: July ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 25 days in South America BY A USER FROM BRAZIL July, popular PREFERENCES: July ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 19 days in South America BY A USER FROM GERMANY July, popular PREFERENCES: July ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 3 days in Brazil BY A USER FROM UNITED ARAB EMIRATES January, outdoors, slow & easy, popular PREFERENCES: January, outdoors ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Slow & easy 16 days in South America BY A USER FROM CANADA March, popular PREFERENCES: March ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 11 days in Rio de Janeiro, Sao Paulo & Foz do Iguacu BY A USER FROM COSTA RICA March, popular PREFERENCES: March ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 11 days in Rio de Janeiro, Foz do Iguacu & State of Amazonas BY A USER FROM COSTA RICA March, popular PREFERENCES: March ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium
View more plans
Reviews
TripAdvisor
  • Super busy beach, promenade great for running, make a great walk. Has excellent hotels nearby many restaurants and snack bars. The beach has good structure and is very beautiful.
    View original
  • I went with the printing of check deception typical of tourism enterprises, the pictures of the beaches, all with light blue or turquoise crystal water and after arriving look and is brown. But this was not the case! Water on the beaches of Copacabana and Ipanema is impeccable, well light blue. With sculptures of sand, bars, sellers, gulls, pigeons, full of tourists from all over the world. Really beautiful river!
    View original
  • Is this beach is breathing life in Rio, tanning in white sand to walk on the boardwalk in the afternoon and night, drinking coconut water in kioski and enjoy good company is wonderful, the Boardwalk across the street has restaurants and bars, take an icy cold beer accompanied with shrimp paulista is simply pleasurable, some offering live music on weekends , is a place to give will live there forever on this beach that I consider a private paradise, worth checking out.
    View original