Copacabana Beach

Currently Open
  • Address: Copacabana, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
  • Timings: 24-hrs Details
  • Ticket Price: Free
  • Time Required: 03:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Beach, Entertainment

Copacabana Beach - Review

Another iconic beach in the city of beaches, Copacabana is located at a stone’s throw away from the Ipanema beach. This locality is one of the most popular destinations in the city. The pavement landscaping is truly a sight to behold at night.

Important forts are located at either end of this beach which makes a visit to this area a complete experience filled with fun in the sun and a bit of a history lesson. There are numerous restaurants, bars, nightclubs and hotels in the vicinity which make it a tourist hotspot. There are so many things to do at the Copacabana; you will always be spoilt for choice. You can shop, eat, take a walk or just laze around here for hours. If you are a beach bum and sun seeker, you will surely love this place. Also, visit the popular attractions in the city by following Rio De Janeiro Itinerary 5 Days.

Copacabana Beach Information

  • It is beach so always open and no ticket price.

How To reach Copacabana Beach by Public Transport

  • Cantagalo Station

Restaurants Near Copacabana Beach

  • Hachiko – Asian
  • Sushi
  • Zot Gastrobar – Contemporary

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TripHobo Highlights for Copacabana Beach

  • Copacabana Beach Address: Copacabana, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
  • Copacabana Beach Timing: 24-hrs
  • Copacabana Beach Price: Free
  • Best time to visit Copacabana Beach(preferred time): 06:00 am - 06:00 pm
  • Time required to visit Copacabana Beach: 03:00 Hrs
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Things to Know Before Visiting Copacabana Beach

  • 87.47% of people who visit Rio De Janeiro include Copacabana Beach in their plan

  • 28.4% of people start their Copacabana Beach visit around 3 PM - 4 PM

  • People usually take around 3 Hrs to see Copacabana Beach

Wednesday, Friday and Saturday

94.67% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Copacabana Beach

People normally club together Ipanema Beach and Sugarloaf Mountain while planning their visit to Copacabana Beach.

* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures

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Copacabana Beach, Rio De Janeiro Reviews

  • More than a beautiful beach, this famous sandy place is an institution, it´s probably one of the first names that pops up into your mind when someone says the word Rio De Janeiro. Don't get me wrong, Copacabana is still one of the best of its kind, with its splendid promenade full of kiosks, its unique thematic floor, its half-moon shape, its large and long beach, its famous buildings overlooking the ocean, but, as I already wrote in another review, I think it's far from being Rio´s best one. Due to its location, close to the Guanabara Bay, the water can be very dirty and sometimes it's so bad, that authorities forbid people to enter the water. On the other hand the sand is always clean. An activity that I always enjoyed doing in Copacabana is watching people playing Footvolley (the Brazilian version of volleyball, where the contenders hit the ball with their feet and heads). A special mention goes to the new year´s eve in Copa (as the locals call it). It's one of the world´s most spectacular celebration, with the best fireworks, in a super nice atmosphere, where people from all over the world gather together at the beach to say goodbye to the old year. Plus it's always a pleasure to spend winter in a warm place. Not the best option but a MUST on your Rio´s TO-SEE list!

  • Sunrise Frio agua de Coco Crashing waves Beautiful People Early morning walks Arts & crafts market on some nights(in the median of av.atlântica) Music Frutos do mar Just a grande slice of Paraíso

  • The beach is good but be careful on your belongings

  • Nice tranquil beach with plenty of sun, sand and waves all around. 🌞⛅🏊👍Beautiful panoramic views greet you of Sugar loaf mountain, Christo Redentor and the Sea side buildings. Perfect place to take a swim, stroll on the beach or just relax with a beer at one of the numerous shacks dotting the area! 🍻🍺🍷🍸🍹 Neat and clean beaches with walking tracks for pedestrians. You can see people making sand art or playing beach volley ball during the mornings and evenings. Best time to visit is in the mornings or late evenings as during the day its a bit crowded with visitors/ tourists. The weather was awesome.👍 Be careful of your belongings when you swim. Its better to visit with friends and/or family for a memorable experience. Was lucky to have met a few of my friends from Belo Horizonte who were travelling at the same time as me! All in all a great atmosphere to be in!👌✌

  • Beach is nice.. good climate.. but the waves are really dangerous, they are very strong and be careful with the waves in copacabana.

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