Copacabana Beach

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Loading screen for Copacabana Beach in the Wii U version of Mario & Sonic at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games.
Copacabana Beach as it appears in Mario & Sonic at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games

Copacabana Beach (in Portuguese: Praia de Copacabana) is a famous beach in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. It is one of the three landmarks in Rio that Koopa Troopas steal artifacts from the PC and SNES versions of Mario is Missing!, specifically taking a Copacabana beach seashell from the beach, and Luigi's task is to find and return it. He receives 1,350 dollars for returning it.

Copacabana Beach also appears as the hub area in the Wii U version of Mario & Sonic at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games.

Pamphlet information from Mario is Missing![edit]

Luigi's photograph of the Copacabana Beach
Luigi's photograph of Copacabana Beach

Going to the beach is an art form in Rio. There are different sand spots for tourists, the young and the old, the rich and the poor. Certain beaches around the world are well-known for surfing, shell collecting or, as in this case, for people-watching. The world's most famous beach, Copacabana curves 4.5 kilometers into Guanabara Bay. It sits in front of the world's most densely populated urban area. Those who know say that on any summer weekend, upwards of 100,000 people will spend some time on Copacabana beach.


  • The Copacabana beach is world famous for:
    • windsurfing
    • originating the beach ball
    • people-watching
    • multi-colored sand
  • The name of the street that runs along the beach is:
    • Avenida Atlantica
    • Avenida Copacabana
    • Avenida Guanabara
    • Avenida Rio