Sure Copacabana is more famous but it's not as nice as Ipanema. Better still, try both and see for yourself!
About Copacabana Beach
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A dream for-filled. Unfortunately for us, the beach was closed for swimming because of undertow but its very clean and safe even at night but do stay where there is lots of lighting.
What we really liked most was the stretch of beach lined with interesting shops, bars, hotels and restaurants. Music at night is so lively, one could only dream of really enjoying the night. People are warm and friendly, adding to the great experience. I could...More
Every bit as good as you hoped for. Great sand, safe waters - if a little cold in July - a lovely beach for family too.
It is a great place to walk and and enjoy of the city vibe. It is great early in the morning where you can see all locals either walking or exercising along the beach. In the late afternoon you can enjoy also the little shops...More
I found myself mesmerised by this beach. The sea, mountains and crashing waves were amazing. The activities along the beach were also great. The seafront buildings are not really great compared with many countries - but your attention is constantly drawn to the beach. Wish...More
Beautiful during the day, well light at night. Numerous vendors along the sidewalk, many places to eat at reasonable prices, public fresh water showers, and wonderfully accessible bike/running lane. I went out to walk along the beach four days in a row...and the view of...More
Either sunbath, swim, or just watch the locals playing on the beach - this is a great place to spend a couple of hours in.
Not too busy at this time of year but still lots going on. It is a great beach to walk or run but I went running first thing or late in the day as it was hot, of course, through the day. Our hotel provided...More
This beach is very good and very long. I was enjoying it very much but then i my belongings were stolen inspite being very careful.