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 $23 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?

The heart wants what it wants, and right now it's craving a vacation. It's time to pack your suitcase and take off to one of these top vacation rentals in or near Copacabana:

  • "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 lots of handy amenities, including a living room and a stovetop.
  • Another great choice is "The Villa In Copacabana - 8 Bedrooms", which is around 0.1 miles from Copacabana. Offering 8 bedrooms, a nearby hospital and an ice maker, it has everything you need to keep you happy and 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 out on Friday afternoon and then forget all about the office. If it's time for some relaxation and fun, these rentals in and near Copacabana promise a memorable weekend getaway:

  • "Ipanema - 50 Meters - Posto Beach 10" is a favorite option around 2 miles southwest of the center of Copacabana. There's no need to go far to find something fun to do around this property. Get outdoors and discover Praia do Catimbau and Praia de Dentro. Activities like basketball and cycling will nicely round off your mini getaway.
  • Alternatively, make your home away from home at "Quiet And Cozy Apartment In A Safe". Stay in with your feet up, or head out and try your hand at some snorkeling and windsurfing. When it's time to discover more of the area, organize a visit to Praia de Botafogo and Marapendi Ecological Park. This terrific vacation rental is around 1 mile northeast of Copacabana.

Can I find studio apartments for rent in and around Copacabana?

Studio apartments are hard to match when it comes to location, convenience and character. Escape to one of these studio apartments for rent in or near Copacabana and enjoy a taste of the local vibe and energy:

  • Make "Copa America Copa 4 - Wi - Fi, Net And Netflix" your home away from home. This appealing vacation rental features amenities including children's games and a living room.
  • "Ipanema - 50 Meters - Posto Beach 10" is another appealing option. Settle in and take advantage of internet services, a smart TV and more.

When you're ready to step out of your studio apartment and explore, there's lots to keep you amused around Copacabana. Interested in culture? Pencil in a visit to Catedral Presbiteriana Do Rio De Janeiro and Fundação Eva Klabin.

Can I find short term rentals in or near Copacabana?

Just because you only have a handful of days up your sleeve doesn't mean you need to spend it in a characterless hotel room. Take a quick vacation but still have the comforts of home at one of these short-term rentals in or around Copacabana:

  • Located close to the heart of Copacabana, "Amazing Wonderful 50 Meters From The Beach - Copacabana | Ipanema | Arpoador" is an ideal base for a whirlwind break. While you're about, don't miss top attractions like Christ the Redeemer and Sugar Loaf Mountain.
  • Eat, sleep and explore what's around you from "Hospedacopa Side Sea View", another popular option. Maracana Stadium and Rio de Janeiro Botanical Garden should be on your itinerary when it's time to see the sights.

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

Forget chocolates and flowers. Sometimes all you need is to escape for a weekend, just you and your honey. At Vrbo, we've got romantic getaways in and around Copacabana that would make even Cupid swoon. Here are some we think you'll be enamored with:

  • Around 0.1 miles from Copacabana, "Copa America Copa 4 - Wi - Fi, Net And Netflix" is the perfect place for starry-eyed couples. A nearby marina and air conditioning are some of the amenities you'll find here.
  • "The Villa In Copacabana - 8 Bedrooms" is another popular option that's guaranteed to impress. It's around 0.1 miles from Copacabana and has beauty services and a nearby bay.

Are there mansions for rent in or near Copacabana?

You'll find some superb mansions for rent in and near Copacabana. If you're chasing somewhere with lots of room as well as a serious dose of wow factor, these architectural stunners will tick all your boxes:

  • Approximately 3 miles to the west of Copacabana is "Mansion In The Botanical Garden With Open View". Along with its grand design and posh interiors, you'll also love its high-end amenities, such as a swimming pool and a fireplace.
  • Another popular option is "Itacoatiara Mansion, Niterói, Rj". Approximately 10 miles to the east of Copacabana, this opulent vacation rental gives you a taste of high-class living and offers a swimming pool, a barbecue grill and more.

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

Share your trip and have twice as much fun. Whether you're organizing an epic escape with buddies or an overdue family reunion, there's no shortage of large group vacation rentals in and around Copacabana:

  • You'll have loads of space to sprawl out at "The Villa In Copacabana - 8 Bedrooms". Around 0.1 miles north of Copacabana, this generous property has 8 bedrooms that sleep up to 18 guests. Quality amenities include mountain views and a water park.
  • "Rio009 - Luxury 6 Suites Penthouse In Copacabana" is another awesome option. It's around 0.1 miles to the southwest of Copacabana, has 6 bedrooms and accommodates up to 12 guests. A kitchen and a swimming pool are among the things that'll help make your visit even more memorable.

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

From lively games of Marco Polo to leisurely afternoon dips, a pool promises fun for both adults and kids. Earn major brownie points with the family by booking a house with a swimming space in or near Copacabana:

  • Throw your swimsuit in your suitcase and enjoy a fun stay at "Rio003 - Contemporary House With Pool In São Conrado". Other amenities here include a TV and cable/satellite TV services.
  • Alternatively, stay at "Beach House On The "mountain", Surrounded By Nature" and spend your vacation poolside. Coffee and tea making facilities and a garden are other things your crew will like about this property.

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

It's always more fun to share the good times with the people you love the most. Whether you're organizing a family escape or catching up with close friends, we'll have a large vacation rental that's right for you. These 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 nearby birdwatching activities and childrens activities.
  • "3 Bedrooms On Copacabana Beach" is another good option. It's about 0.1 miles to the northwest of Copacabana, has 3 bedrooms and accommodates up to 8 people. Handy amenities here include a stereo and a nearby coin laundry.

If you want to see some family-friendly attractions around the area, you won't have to look far. Arcos da Lapa, Rio Water Planet and Catete Palace promise lots of fun for young and old.

What are the best large houses to rent with indoor pools in or near Copacabana?

Take a dip anytime you please when you choose one of our large rental houses with an indoor pool. Pack your favorite swimsuit and check out these properties in or near Copacabana that feature this premium touch:

  • With 4 bedrooms that can sleep up to 10 guests, "House C Pool And Barbecue. In Condominium Near The Beaches" is the ideal place to escape to with close friends. Make use of this getaway's host of amenities, such as a swimming pool and mountain views.
  • Alternatively, whisk your crew away to "Holiday Homes", which has 5 bedrooms and caters for up to 20 guests. Along with that chic pool nestled inside, a swimming pool and a kitchen will keep everybody comfortable and content.

Use the search bar at the top of the page and adjust the filters to find more great Copacabana vacation rental options for your next big getaway.