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Praia de Copacabana

Copacabana Beach

(Praia de Copacabana)
Copacabana, Rio de Janeiro
139 Tips and reviews
  • cute
  • beach
  • live music
  • caipirinhas
  • sunbathing
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  • Claudia O.
    Claudia OrmrodMay 3, 2015
    The most beautiful beach I ever been. It is surrounded by mountains, that make the place even more special. This beach is probably the most famous in the world, there is a reason for it =)
    Upvoted Jul 21
  • Anna Z.
    Anna ZhdanovaFebruary 1, 2015
    Amazingly clean and nice place. Its better to come early in the morning, 8 am and it will be spacious and available. In the evening come to one on the cozy restaurants for good drinks, food and mood)
  • Costas L.
    Costas LazaridesDecember 4, 2012
    Really enjoyed this long walk. Only positive things to say about this world-renowned beach. My only problem is that I am used to swimming and you can rarely be lucky enough to do this here.
  • Dora M.
    Dora MejiaApril 18, 2016
    You can rent umbrellas & chairs all along the beach. You can find a drinks and live music along the beach at the beach bars as well.
  • Cesar R.
    Cesar RamirezJanuary 3
    A place to find everything and everyone a mixture of locals and visitors. Be aware of your belongings at all times, if you go to Rio is a must bit dint forget the other beaches like ipanema and leblon
  • Olympics
    OlympicsMay 15, 2012
    The famous Copacabana Beach saw Olympic beach volleyball medallists Adriana and Shelda practising here. It will host Olympic triathlon and beach volleyball tournaments in 2016.
  • Provedel™
    Provedel™December 21, 2013
    Been here 50+ times
    Wake up 1 hour early and go walking on the beach, have a coconut water and do nothing but enjoy the feelings for half an hour.Repeat the steps every morning/evening to try to capture Carioca style :)
  • Hazal C.
    Hazal CicconeFebruary 2
    My favorite part of holiday! Even though the beach is so crowded. Go there close to 5 pm when sun goes down 🤣
    Upvoted Aug 19
  • Shannon P.
    Shannon PantsAugust 20, 2016
    really great place to go for a run/skate/bike. or grab a beer/coconut water and walk along the beach
  • Ana M. C.
    By history you can't miss it. Like any other beach here will make you feel like you don't need anything else. Be careful with thieves specially with little kids.
  • naveen
    naveenJanuary 5, 2015
    for new years eve, agreed with locals, you'll have to come see fireworks here at least once in your life. (preferably from high up on a roof top)
  • Jamie Y.
    Jamie YoungOctober 17, 2010
    I am more than a little excited to have become mayor of copacabana beach. I will work with my people to keep it tip top. Try a caipirinha at one of the beach bars.
  • Thomas T.
    Thomas ThommyMay 16, 2016
    Top - a Sunday or Saturday at the beach is a must in Rio de Janeiro the southern side allows even stand up
  • Andra Z.
    Andra ZapartanOctober 23, 2015
    Sooo nice and relaxing.. Be sure you enjoy it with a side of fresh coconut. :)
  • Berk K.
    Berk KapiciogluMarch 26, 2015
    If you can find them, get your sculpture built by two Columbian sculpturists at Sua Caricatura em Escultura.
  • Hard Rock
    Hard RockJune 21, 2011
    In 2006, The Rolling Stones played a free concert at Copacabana for an estimated 1.5 million people (though some say the crowd may have been double that).
  • Clmedi
    ClmediOctober 2, 2012
    Don’t just lay out and get tan, but walk the length and width of the beaches to get a true Brazil travel experience.
  • Claudia O.
    Claudia OrmrodJanuary 22
    Amazing beautiful. Surrounded by gorgeous mountains. One of the most beautiful beaches I've been.
  • Jackie F.
    Jackie FlemingJanuary 31, 2014
    Eat on the beach restaurants, the prices are the same as everywhere else, the food great, one portion will serve two. Back of Copa, not worth checking out.
  • 4sq B.
    4sq BrazilJuly 21, 2011
    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.Info by Read more
  • Olympic G.
    Olympic GamesMay 15, 2012
    The famous Copacabana Beach saw Olympic beach volleyball medallists Adriana and Shelda practising here. It will host Olympic triathlon and beach volleyball tournaments in 2016.
  • Roanne C.
    Roanne CastillovalleSeptember 7, 2014
    They have great wings!! And the view is out of this world!
  • Rafer S.
    Get a Caparinas on the beach. Mango or Passion Fruit if you prefer a flavor.
  • Verónica M.
    Verónica MBMarch 8, 2016
    For sure not the best beach in the world...most of the days is quite dirty and during the weekends is crowded!
  • Alex T.
    Alex TambuJanuary 24, 2015
    It's sad to say but the area is very very overcrowded. It's also quite dangerous due to the thieves. So in my opinion Copacabana has lost its luster and is not the place to see or be seen any longer.
  • Diego D.
    Diego DíazJanuary 23
    Amazing place! It really shines when the sky is blue
  • Frankie J. 😎 G.
    Frankie J. 😎 GreyFebruary 29, 2012
    Have some free wifi and a nice walking along the beach! on sunday the main street its closed, wohooo!
  • Gabriel G.
    Gabriel GrimesDecember 15, 2016
    Been here 10+ times
    Vibrant and iconic. This beach is a must see.
  • Melania S.
    Melania SpagnoliAugust 11, 2014
    Awesome beach all the year! Just enjoy a caipirinha, play beach volley soccer with friends and chill off in the ocean.
  • Monica R.
    Monica RublyApril 20, 2014
    A fantastic place to sunbathe and enjoy looking at the see!
  • Emilio C.
    Emilio CJuly 21, 2014
    Beautiful beach. There's a reason why it's world famous. Go paddleboarding here!
  • Kanako T.
    Kanako TMarch 18, 2014
    Don't buy stuff from people selling on the beach. There are small street markets across the street and they sell things way cheaper.
  • Claudia O.
    Claudia OrmrodSeptember 2, 2015
    One of the best and most beautiful beaches I ever been.
  • Andrey D.
    Andrey DukhlenkoJune 19, 2015
    Been here 5+ times
    Take caipirinha and enjoy life! One of the best city beaches in the world
  • chris G.
    chris GDecember 27, 2013
    Been here 10+ times
    English speakers.... Learn a few local phrases, it goes a long way!
  • Carlo M.
    Carlo MDecember 19, 2012
    This world-famous beach has one of the highest concentration of beautiful people per square mile.
  • Cris P.
    Cris PrataSeptember 15, 2012
    Been here 50+ times
    The most beautiful beach in the world... and I have been to many!
  • Láisa R.
    Láisa RebeloSeptember 7, 2015
    You must try the polvilho biscuit
  • Douglas S.
    Douglas SouzaSeptember 6, 2015
    Go for a walk and enjoy some coconut water!
  • Pedro C.
    Pedro CostaDecember 26, 2011
    Been here 5+ times
    One of my favorite places in the world! Just relax and be amazed by the view!
  • Henrique O.
    Henrique OliveiraNovember 16, 2013
    Amazing view, a must go point.
  • Sousa L.
    Sousa LMarch 2, 2016
    Been here 10+ times
    Walking here morning or evening is always a nice way to pass time
  • kwik.buck
    kwik.buckSeptember 2, 2015
    Can't relax here. You constantly have to watch your back.
  • Melissa G.
    Melissa GelizAugust 9, 2014
    Cool people. Beautiful beach and nice vew
  • Rafael T.
    Rafael TerleskiNovember 3, 2011
    Great place 4 excercise as well as bring a date at night!
  • Angel O.
    Angel OrtizNovember 27, 2015
    Nice beach to enjoy rio, Cariocas and caipirinhas
  • Bruno
    BrunoDecember 18, 2015
    Nice beach but look out after your belongings.
  • ᗰคՐɿ૦Brou מריו
    My american friends would go crazy here. I love this place!
  • Fernando F.
    You better buy caipirinha from the huts, not from random guys selling lemonades
  • Stephen K.
    Stephen KoontzJanuary 2, 2015
    Watch locals play soccer, sport thongs and ride the surf
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