• Copacabana Beach
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Copacabana Beach

Type: Active, Family Friendly, Free Attractions, Outdoor Activities, Outdoor Activities - Summer



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Beaches: Copacabana Beach was once syonymous with glitz and glamour in Rio de Janeiro, and while it now loses out in the chic stakes to neighboring Ipanema, Copacabana still more than merits a visit. That soft...  Read More
Best Attractions & Activities, Things to Do with Kids, Sightseeing: Copacabana beach is famous the world over, and while it's 1950s glamorous heyday is over, it is still a spectacular stretch of sand. The crashing waves, scantically-clad beachgoers and skilled beach...  Read More
Outdoor Activities: Copacabana beach is famous the world over, and while it's 1950s glamorous heyday is over, it is still a spectacular stretch of sand. The crashing waves, scantically-clad beachgoers and skilled beach...  Read More


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  • Best for Beaches Because: Copacabana is arguably the most famous beach in the world, and the soft curve of white sand offers unlimited people-watching possibilities.
  • Recommended as Best Attractions & Activities Because: Rio de Janeiro is arguable the world's most famous beach, and is worth a visit for the people-watching alone.
  • Best for Things to Do with Kids Because: The farthest point from Ipanema, known as Leme, sees parents carving holes in the sand to make safe pools to splash in.
  • Best for Outdoor Activities Because: Copacabana beach attracts soccer players, volleyball enthusiasts, runners and other sporty types.
  • Best for Sightseeing Because: Copacabana Beach is arguably the most famous stretch of sand in the world.

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