Estátua de Carlos Drummond de Andrade
Rio de Janeiro

Copacabana Beach

Praia de Copacabana

Senior friendly
9.6
 / 10 Exceptional
#1 out of 375
in Rio de Janeiro

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+24 oC +21 oC
Air temperature
3.6 M/S
Wind
+24 oC
Water temperature
1.2 M
Wave height

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Beach overall scores

Water
Exceptional
9.5/10
Cover
Pleasant
6.2/10
Cleanliness
Good
6.5/10
Amenities
Good
7.2/10
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"The Copacabana beaches in Brazil were quite the spectacle. I suppose it's a must-see for those who enjoy being surrounded by a diverse group of individuals. The beach was filled with people from all walks of life, but whether they were truly beautiful or not is up for debate. Overall, it was an experience worth having, but I wouldn't necessarily rush back."
Anders Wangi
"Nestled in the heart of Rio de Janeiro lies a stunning and iconic beach, boasting unparalleled beauty and charm. While it may be a tad more bustling and boisterous than its neighboring Ipanema, it still promises endless fun and adventure. For those seeking a comfortable spot to soak up the sun, the team in front of the Copacabana Hotel offers chair and umbrella rentals. Howe..."
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Booking.com
"The Copacabana beaches in Brazil were quite the spectacle. I suppose it's a must-see for those who enjoy being surrounded by a diverse group of individuals. The beach was filled with people from all walks of life, but whether they were truly beautiful or not is up for debate. Overall, it was an experience worth having, but I wouldn't necessarily rush back."
Anders Wangi
"Nestled in the heart of Rio de Janeiro lies a stunning and iconic beach, boasting unparalleled beauty and charm. While it may be a tad more bustling and boisterous than its neighboring Ipanema, it still promises endless fun and adventure. For those seeking a comfortable spot to soak up the sun, the team in front of the Copacabana Hotel offers chair and umbrella rentals. Howe..."
Thomson Landip
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Beach surroundings

Restaurants

  • Antonia House and Ca... 6 min walk
  • Deck buffet 6 min walk
  • Boteco Belmonte 6 min walk
  • Faenza 7 min walk

Attractions

  • Paróquia Nossa Senho... 8 min walk
  • Querovoar.net | Rio... 11 min walk
  • Estátua de Carlos Dr... 16 min walk
  • Peter Pan Park 17 min walk

Transport

  • SDU 7.4km
  • BRS 2 - Condomínio d... 5 min walk
  • metro 2.5km

Localities

  • Rio de Janeiro 7.4km
  • Rio de Janeiro 7.4km

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Questions and answers

What is the water and sand quality of the Copacabana Beach?

The Copacabana Beach is covered with soft and fine golden sand. It's very clean, the surface is pure and unmixed. Turquoise and clear water sparkles in the sun. The entrance to the water is also very convenient, covered with excellent fine sand.

What are the key activities at Copacabana Beach?

For sunbathing and relaxing, Copacabana Beach has comfortable sun loungers, and there is no natural shade, so be careful on a hot day.

The Copacabana Beach is also suitable for the following water activities:

  • Surfing

Activities available on the ground:

  • Beach volleyball
  • Football (nearby)

Is the Copacabana Beach good for swimming?

The entrance to the water is gentle, the bottom is comfortable. The prevalence of sharks in the area is low. In the season the beach is attended by lifeguard.

The waves in the Copacabana Beach are usually strong.

Is the Copacabana Beach good for families?

Family travelers should consider the following features of the beach. On the beach, there are minimal sufficient amenities such as sun loungers or beach bar. It's covered with pure soft sand and the entrance to the water is gentle.

Is the Copacabana Beach secluded and good for relaxing?

The region of Copacabana Beach is a mass tourism destination. There are several buildings near the beach.

What are the key audiences of Copacabana Beach?

Copacabana Beach can be a good place for the following groups of travelers:

  • Senior people

Is there any food or beverages in the area of Copacabana Beach?

The bar is located right on the Copacabana Beach.

There are 4 restaurants nearby.Antonia House and Cafe is the closest place located 400 meters from the beach.

What is the closest accommodation to the Copacabana Beach?

There are 3284 places to stay in the Copacabana Beach area.

Some of the best hotels in the area of Copacabana Beach include:

The most popular other types of accommodations nearby:

How far is the Copacabana Beach from parking?

The Copacabana Beach has a parking spot. It is not very large, so in high season it can be busy. The approximate distance from parking is less than 100 metres.

Are there any attractions nearby Copacabana Beach?

There are 4 attractions near Copacabana Beach that are popular with travelers. The nearest are Paróquia Nossa Senhora de Copacabana located in 0.6 km. See the attractions section for details.

What is the best time of the year to visit Copacabana Beach?

The month with the highest temperature in Copacabana Beach is January. Its average value reaches 28°C. The warmest sea is in March, the average value is 27°C. The coldest month is July with air temperature 23°C and water 22°C. See more details in weather section.

Is the beach good for sunbathing?

Copacabana Beach (Rio de Janeiro) is suitable for all lovers of sunbathing on the beach, because here there are basic facilities - sun loungers with umbrellas. And this fits perfectly into the concept of a comfortable holiday. There is only one possible problem, if for some reason you do not get a sunbed, then you will not have more opportunity to hide in the shade during the sunniest day time, since there is no natural shade on the beach. But can this be a stop for sunbathers? If you want to get to know more about the beach, we advise you to study the photos above.

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