Copacabana beach Forte de Copacabana, Praça Coronel Eugênio Franco, 1, Copacabana, Rio de Janeiro Copacabana is the most renowned beach in Brazil and forms part of the countries 50 mile stretch of white sandy beaches surrounded by crystal-clear waters. The beach is found in Copacabana, a district in Rio de Janeiro, and it is one of the most frequented in the city. It is packed with tourists both day and night, at the refreshment stalls, bars, open-air restaurants and discos. It is where parties as famous as the Revellion take place, with open-air shows and concerts. Copacabana beach is connected with Leme beach and extends for 2.5 miles from one side to the other. There is no better place to enjoy doing water sports, listen to music while sunbathing or sip a cold milkshake or caipirinha beside the sea. At one end of the beach there is a historical military fort, Forte de Copacabana which was built in 1914 and is the headquarters for the Army History Museum. Rio de Janeiro Travel Guide | Beaches in Rio de Janeiro Leave a Reply Cancel Reply Your email address will not be published.CommentName* Email* Website Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.