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Avenida Atlântica 1702, Rio de Janeiro, CEP 22021 001, Brazil

Copacabana Beach is the beating heart of a city that thrums with an endless rhythm. Golden sands curve around a 4km stretch of Rio de Janeiro’s coastline. Towering jungle-coated mountains roll into the sea. Relentless waves curl over the sands and from every view, you’re met with a burst of color.

When you arrive in the neighborhood of Copacabana, Rio de Janeiro, the first thing that hits you is the unmistakable pulse of Latin America—a great melting pot of Indigenous, European and African cultures. Our grand art deco jewel, Belmond Copacabana Palace takes center stage on the beach. From here, you are perfectly placed to delve into the rhythm of Rio and discover there’s so much more to the music.

Belmond Copacabana Palace

Avenida Atlântica 1702 Rio de Janeiro, CEP 22021 001

Belmond Copacabana Palace is within easy reach. You’ll find us...

  • a 15-minute drive from Santos Dumont Domestic Airport (SDU)
  • a 45-minute drive from Rio de Janeiro International Airport (GIG)
View of Copacabana Beach

Destination Guide: Unlock Rio

Delve in to Rio, a city saturated in color, grandeur and joy. You won’t be able to resist the sheer exuberance of one of the most visited places in the Southern Hemisphere. With its bright lights, big smiles and unrivalled nightlife, every moment here is flavored with the spice of life.

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View of Copacabana Beach
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Royal Coop offers a transfer service in black deluxe sedan cars (bilingual chauffeurs available on request). The hotel also offers a mini-van service for larger groups.

Galeão International Airport (GIG) INOUT
Van (up to 10 passengers)R$550R$550

Santos Dumont Airport (SDU)INOUT
Van (up to 10 passengers)R$550R$550

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view from copacabana palace of street and beach


Valet parking on Avenida Atlantica: R$60,00 per day plus tax

Private parking service: R$120,00 per day plus tax (If you would like to use your car during your stay with us, please notify our team one hour in advance)

Please note that there is no garage on property.

view from copacabana palace of street and beach

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Carnival at Belmond Copacabana Palace

Rio Carnival

The official launch of Rio Carnival begins at our Copacabana hotel. Follow in the footsteps of Hollywood stars like Zsa Zsa Gabor and Ginger Rogers at The Copacabana Palace Ball. Dance the night away, then rise the next day to see the world-famous parade just beyond our doors.

Dancing in Copacabana, Rio de Janeiro

Experience the Nightlife

Music means the world to the city where bossa nova was born. Head out after dark to nearby dancing spots Bip Bip and Mariuzinn Disco club. Often, the cariocas (locals) don’t turn-up until midnight, so be prepared to party until the small hours of dawn.

Aerial View of Iguassu Falls

Best of Brazil

Combine your stay in Rio with an escape to Belmond Hotel das Cataratas. On our Grand Tour of Brazil, a two-hour flight connects vibrant Rio with Iguassu Falls—one of the most impressive natural wonders in the world. Our hotel is the only one within the National Park, where you’ll find us on the edge of adventure.

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