Destination guide

The beachside setting of Copacabana is ready to explore

Enjoy the art galleries and other features of Copacabana. This city's beaches, seaside and sporting events draw many visitors. Christ the Redeemer and Sugar Loaf Mountain are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. Are you looking for specific amenities for your getaway? Many of our holiday rentals feature full kitchens and laundry facilities.


Sightseeing in and around Copacabana

Do you want to find top things to see and do while you're in town? Venture out of your holiday home and experience everything that makes Copacabana a fun spot to go on holiday. Here are some of the top attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • RioZoo (4.4 mi / 7 km)
  • Gavea Golf and Country Club (5.4 mi / 8.6 km)
  • AquaRio (5.4 mi / 8.7 km)
  • Itanhanga Golf Club (7.9 mi / 12.7 km)
  • Olympic Park (13.3 mi / 21.3 km)
  • Olympic Golf Course (13.9 mi / 22.3 km)
Natural features

Exploring the beaches and other natural features in Copacabana

Travellers love Copacabana for its beautiful ocean views and breathtaking sunrises. Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to appreciate the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your holiday in Copacabana. Here are some of the area’s most stunning sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Sugar Loaf Mountain (2.2 mi / 3.5 km)
  • Parque Henrique Lage (1.9 mi / 3 km)
  • Rio de Janeiro Botanical Garden (2.5 mi / 4.1 km)
  • Icarai Beach (6.3 mi / 10.2 km)
  • Copacabana Beach (0.3 mi / 0.5 km)
  • Chacrinha State Park (0.7 mi / 1.1 km)
How to get there

Transport options to and around Copacabana

The nearest airport is in Rio de Janeiro (SDU-Santos Dumont), located 4.3 mi (6.9 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you could book a flight to Rio de Janeiro (GIG-Galeao - Antonio Carlos Jobim Intl.), which is 11.7 mi (18.8 km) away.

You can get around Copacabana by catching a ride on the metro at Siqueira Campos Station, Cardeal Arcoverde Station or Cantagalo Station.

How many holiday rentals are available around Copacabana?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,268 holiday lettings around Copacabana. From 1,123 flats & apartments to 60 houses, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Copacabana?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday accommodations for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Copacabana:

  • Zona Sul: 1,557 holiday homes
  • Ipanema: 871 holiday homes
  • Barra da Tijuca: 342 holiday homes
  • Santa Teresa: 146 holiday homes
  • Itanhangá: 51 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Copacabana? offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Copacabana. From travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Shopping Cassino Atlantico: 2,305 holiday lettings
  • Copacabana Fort: 2,250 holiday lettings
  • Chacrinha State Park: 2,205 holiday lettings
  • Army Historic Museum and Fort of Copacabana: 2,236 holiday lettings
  • Girl from Ipanema Park: 2,303 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Copacabana listed on where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Flats in Copacabana?

Yes, of course. offers 1,123 Flats in Copacabana. Our other popular types of Copacabana holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 60 self catering accommodations
  • Villas: 2 self catering accommodations
  • Studios: 1,178 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Hotels and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Copacabana?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 150 holiday homes with pool available in Copacabana. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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