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“A Little Disappointing Yet Still Incredible”
Review of Copacabana Beach

Copacabana Beach
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Owner description: 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.
Houston, Texas
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“A Little Disappointing Yet Still Incredible”
Reviewed 9 July 2012

The water is gorgeous and the sand is silky smooth, but the experience overall wasn't as amazing as I had expected. Ipanema and Leblon were much nicer, in my opinion.

Visited August 2011
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“The reason I stayed in Rio for 2 weeks.”
Reviewed 6 July 2012

Undoubtedly one of the highlights of Rio no matter what the critics say. The beach is lovely, clean, soft sand and the water is great to swim in (if the waves don't bowl you over). July is the middle of winter here but its been the best winter I have seen in my life. Everything you want to buy available here without the usual hassle of hagglers. (beach towels, hats, umbrellas, chairs, sun cream, drinks, food, etc, etc)

Visited July 2012
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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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“Copacabana is Copacabana!!!!!”
Reviewed 27 June 2012

The most famous Brazilian Beach,beautiful,magic,superb,simply "the Queen".

Visited June 2012
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Keswick, United Kingdom
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“Well you have to”
Reviewed 19 June 2012

Do it.... Sit watching the volleyball and people pass by. Cheapest caipirinhas in town are from the beach bars

Visited June 2012
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“Not Rio's best beach”
Reviewed 15 June 2012

This might be the most famous beach in Rio but it is not the best. It is fronted by many tacky bars, restaurants and hotels. The part in from of the Othon hotel is particulary bad as it is very "red light". Prefer Ipanema or Leblon.

Visited January 2012
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