Discover a selection of 1,000 vacation rentals in Copacabana, Rio de Janeiro that are perfect for your trip. Whether you’re traveling with friends, family, or even pets, Vrbo vacation homes have the best amenities for hanging out with the people that matter most, including swimming pools and WiFi. Prices start at $20 per night, and houses and condos are popular options for a stay in Copacabana. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
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Destination guide

Forever effervescent Copacabana

Copacabana has been rollicking for decades. Bumping with bossa nova and sloshing with lime-lush caipirinha cocktails, it's the epicenter of the carnival that is Rio de Janeiro. Life throbs at every turn here, whether that's with the football-kicking favela crowds or the bikini-clad fashionistas on the palm-topped sidewalks. Sugarloaf Mountain towers overhead, volleyballs bounce into the blue skies and beach touts haggle behind crashing waves. This is the beating heart of Brazil's happening city by the sea, and Copacabana vacation rentals are your ticket to it all.

Things to do

Copacabana _ Rio's great jewel

Copacabana is the great attraction of Rio. Lining the shores where the metropolis tumbles into the Atlantic, it's long been the epicenter of carnivals, nightlife, and sun-soaked enjoyments in the city. It's surrounded by oodles of other bucket list wonders, though, which should all be just a stone's throw from the doorstep of those Copacabana vacation rentals. There's the soaring lookout of Morro do Leme. There are the historic exhibits of the Forte Duque de Caxias. There's the enthralling heritage area of Forte de Copacabana, where coffeeshops mingle with cannon-topped bulwarks.

Activities

Living like a Copacabana local

Just watch the locals for a lesson in Copacabana life. Sunbathing is typically top of the list of priorities. That's shortly followed by bouts of volleyball and football on the sand. Then comes the daily routine of caipirinha drinking and dining, usually between the Carioca cantinas of Avenida Atlantica. Swims in the ocean are there, too _ just right for when the tropical heat cranks up. And so, too, are evening hikes to the top of Morro do Leme to watch the sunset glow across the bay.

Weather

Snowbirds assemble in Copacabana

Copacabana really cranks up the allure when the winter months are hitting North America. Between December and February, you can trade in the snows of home for the sultry weather and bossa nova beats of this iconic arc of sand on the Atlantic Ocean. Copacabana vacation rentals with sea views are in high demand then, and become most sought-after when the raucous Rio Carnival explodes on the waterside boulevards in February. To get good weather but smaller crowds, March is always a top alternative.

Natural features

Copacabana is where the city meets the sea

Copacabana is one long, glowing scythe of a beach that runs along the eastern edge of Rio de Janeiro. It's distinctive for its wide, yellow-hued sand, and the rolling whitecapped waves that forever buffet the shoreline. To the back of the neighborhood, and to the south and north, the jungle-dressed peaks of hilly Brazil take over. There's the soaring Sugarloaf Mountain, the lookouts of Morro do Leme, and _ further in the distance _ the iconic rises of Corcovado _ that's where Christ the Redeemer stands, and where the Tijuca Forest National Park sprawls with old-growth woods.

What are the top vacation rentals in or near Copacabana?

Whether you're searching for a cozy escape for you and your sweetheart or a sprawling house to fit friends and family, you'll find some top vacation rentals in and around Copacabana. Here are a couple to get your inspiration flowing:

  • Copa America Copa 4 - Wi - Fi, Net And Netflix is a favorite with guests. Around 0.1 miles from Copacabana, it has 1 bedroom and loads of handy amenities, including a free nearby fitness center and an iron and ironing board.
  • Another great option is The Villa In Copacabana - 8 Bedrooms, which is around 0.1 miles from Copacabana. Offering 8 bedrooms, shopping and an ice maker, it has everything you need to make your visit comfortable.

For even more great options, use the search bar at the top of the page to find the perfect Copacabana vacation rental for you.

What are the top-rated vacation rentals for weekend getaways in or near Copacabana?

Clock off on Friday afternoon and then forget all about work. If you're up for some relaxation and fun, these escapes in and around Copacabana promise a memorable weekend getaway:

  • Spend your whirlwind break at Quiet And Cozy Apartment In A Safe, which is around 1 mile to the northeast of central Copacabana. There's lots of nature and adventure to keep you occupied here. Try a nearby laundromat and towels or simply take in the sights of Camboinhas Beach and Ilha de Pancaraiba.
  • Alternatively, switch your mind to vacation mode at Hospedacopa Side Sea View. Approximately 0.1 miles southwest of Copacabana, fun activities around here include an elevator and a fridge. More into sightseeing? Make a detour to Telegraph Stone and Praia de Ponta Grossa.

What are the best romantic weekend getaways in or near Copacabana?

Nothing says "I love you" like a romantic weekend trip. If you want to spend a couple of nights away with your other half, we've got some romantic getaways in and around Copacabana that will sweep you off your feet:

  • Around 0.1 miles from Copacabana, Copa America Copa 4 - Wi - Fi, Net And Netflix is the perfect place for adoring couples. A nearby marina and a dining table are just some of the many amenities here.
  • Alternatively, spend your mini break enjoying each other's company at The Villa In Copacabana - 8 Bedrooms, around 0.1 miles from Copacabana. Mountain views and shopping will help set the mood for romance.

Are there mansions for rent in or near Copacabana?

You'll find some magnificent mansions for rent in and around Copacabana. If you're seeking somewhere with lots of space as well as loads of wow factor, these architectural stunners will tick your boxes:

  • Approximately 3 miles to the west of Copacabana is Mansion In The Botanical Garden With Open View. As well as its striking design, you'll also love its top-notch amenities, such as a toaster and a water view.
  • Another great pick is Rio019 - Amazing Mansion Overlooking The City With Pool. Around 2 miles to the north of Copacabana, this swanky vacation rental is the crème-de-la-crème of style and character and comes with a washing machine, an iron and ironing board and more.

What's the best place to stay if you're looking to rent a house for a weekend in or near Copacabana?

If listening to the sound of the ocean and feeling the salty sea breeze on your face is your idea of the perfect weekend away, then the place to be is Icarai. This family-friendly area is 7 miles from Copacabana and where you'll find Icarai Beach. Relax and stroll along the white sand, enjoy the vista of sunsets or simply chill out and watch the water flow back and forth.

What are the best large group vacation rentals in or near Copacabana?

Take a look at these large group vacation rentals in or near Copacabana and don't worry about leaving anyone off your guest list:

  • A nice range of amenities including a resort and a fridge make The Villa In Copacabana - 8 Bedrooms a top pick. This expansive getaway has 8 bedrooms and accommodates up to 18 guests. From central Copacabana, it's around 0.1 miles away to the north.
  • Invite up to 12 of your friends to Luxury Villa With 6 Bedrooms In Joa With Sea View and fill its spaces with laughter and love. This top option has 6 bedrooms and is around 7 miles to the west of central Copacabana. It's packed with features to keep a large group occupied, such as daily housekeeping services and a free nearby fitness center.

Are there large vacation rentals that sleep 30 or more in or near Copacabana?

Go ahead and plan that big ol' shindig. Vrbo has large vacation rentals in and around Copacabana that come with plenty of space to reconnect with family and friends. Gather your crew and get comfy in one of these getaways:

  • Mini, Simple And Cheap Studio In Copacabana: With room for 99 people, there's space here for even old colleagues and your mum's third cousins. Not that you have to invite them, of course. Amenities at this option include internet services and a kitchen.
  • Modern And Silent 2 Bedrooms In Leme For 5 Persons: Make yourselves right at home with convenient amenities like cable/satellite TV services and air conditioning. This spacious retreat sleeps up to 99 guests.

What are the best houses for rent with a pool in or near Copacabana?

A pool is often an essential amenity for any good vacation. Enjoy frolicking around or simply unwinding by the water at one of these rejuvenating retreats in or near Copacabana:

  • Pack your swimsuit and goggles and enjoy a fun stay with your guests at Rio003 - Contemporary House With Pool In São Conrado. Other amenities here include an iron and ironing board and a beach view.
  • Alternatively, stay at Comfortable House, 1 Kilometer From The Beach and spend lazy days poolside. Off-street parking options and a garden are other things your crew will love about this rental.

What are the best large family vacation rentals in or near Copacabana?

You'll always have more fun sharing wonderful times with the ones you care about the most. Whether you're planning a family trip or reuniting with good friends, we'll have a large vacation rental to suit your needs. Here are two of our best in and around Copacabana:

  • Around 0.1 miles to the north of Copacabana, The Villa In Copacabana - 8 Bedrooms has 8 bedrooms and sleeps up to 18 guests. It comes with lots of amenities, including air conditioning and a microwave oven.
  • 3 Bedrooms On Copacabana Beach also has the space you need to live it up with loved ones. This option is around 0.1 miles to the northwest of central Copacabana and accommodates as many as 8 guests in its 3 bedrooms. A dining table and pet-friendly services will help keep everyone comfortable and happy.

If you're eager to do some sightseeing, there are plenty of family-friendly attractions nearby to add to your itinerary. Arcos da Lapa, Rio Water Planet and Catete Palace are excellent places to start.

Are there one-bedroom vacation rentals in or near Copacabana?

There sure are. You'll find a fabulous range of one-bedroom vacation rentals in or near Copacabana. If you don't need much space, one of these popular properties might be just the ticket:

  • Reserve Copa America Copa 4 - Wi - Fi, Net And Netflix for a few nights. This one-bedroom vacation property comes with a TV and an elevator and is not far from the action of downtown.
  • Also within easy reach of all the excitement of Copacabana, Hospedacopa Side Sea View is another popular one-bedroom option. After a day of exploring, come home and enjoy amenities like a microwave oven and a stovetop.