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Traveling to a hot weather destination? Take a look at the eleven beach sandals our readers rave about – you can also use some of them for trips away from the sea, too!


Beach Sandals

Written By: Annie Jarvis


When going on a hot weather vacation choosing the right pair of sandals is a vital part of your travel wardrobe. You want your feet to feel comfortable and cool, as well as having a pair of shoes that go with your cute summer dress or even bikini.

Flip Flops are one of the most popular shoe choices for anyone traveling to countries with hot climates or going on beach vacations but there are so many different brands and styles to choose from, selecting the right pair can be unbelievably daunting.


Below are eleven of the most popular beach sandals as chosen by our Travel Fashion Girl readers:

  • Birkenstocks
  • Crocs
  • Havaianas
  • Merrell
  • Ipanema
  • Chaco Sandals
  • Fit Flops
  • Teva
  • Sanuk
  • Tory Burch
  • Teva


Keep reading to find out why these brands are loved so much!





Birkenstock “Essentials” Sandals




Birkenstocks are an extremely popular choice of sandals for the beach as they’re both supportive and light, allowing you to walk on uneven paths with comfort and without being concerned about feeling too hot or sweaty.

These comfortable summer sandals are also a favorite among female travelers as they come in a range of different styles, allowing you to dress them up or simply wear them on the beach with your favorite bikini!

They have a new line of “Essentials” (shown above), which are even more beach-friendly due to their material and they’re also cheaper, too!


  • Soft footbed
  • Supportive and comfortable
  • No break-in period
  • Great for warm weather
  • Different styles can dress up
  • Adjustable straps


Read our full Birkenstock Gizeh review!




Crocs Sandal




Crocs Flip Flops are another favorite because they’re lightweight, comfortable and cute. These quick drying shoes are deemed great for any water based activity, whether it’s the pool or the beach, and are minimalist enough to go with a range of outfits, making them super versatile.


  • Goes with everything
  • Lightweight
  • Comfortable
  • Quick dry
  • Cute
  • Good support
  • Portable


Take a look at this other popular Crocs style!




Havaianas Flip Flop




Havaianas Flip Flops are not only popular beach sandals with our readers but are a favorite shoe for travelers all over the world! These cute and comfortable sandals come in a range of styles and colors, making them a much loved addition to any woman’s travel wardrobe.

Deemed to be both slim and lightweight, they can tuck into the smallest backpack and can be used for both a daytime look and as a dressier evening shoe!


  • Pack well
  • Cute
  • Worn on beach and evenings
  • Comfy
  • God cushioning




Merrell Terran Sandal




For a more secure option, our readers love Merrell sandals for the beach. These leather shoes have straps across the top of the foot, which means you could wear them for more adventurous trips as well as on the beach.

Those who love walking on seaside cliffs and mountains terrain appreciate the security and grip, as well as the fact that they are unbelievably comfortable.


  • Soft and comfortable
  • Worn for outdoor adventures
  • Get “off the beaten path”



Ipanema Sandal




Ipanema Flip Flops are one of TFG’s top picks for beach sandals! Due to their versatile look, they can be worn for a casual trip to the water or even an evening on the town.

They’re secure and cute, allow your feet to breathe in the scorching heat; and are available in a range of styles and colors. Every girl jetsetter loves them!


  • Cute
  • Look good with a bathing suit
  • Dry quickly
  • Comfortable and fashionable
  • Dressed up or down


Read a full review on these women’s flip flops!




Chaco Sandal


Chaco Sandals


Another sturdy sandal for those seeking outdoor adventures in hot climates is the Chaco Sandal. With durable yet comfortable straps across the foot, these beach sandals provide good support and traction for adventurous globetrotters.


  • Lots of colors and designs
  • Sturdy
  • Great arch support
  • No cutting your feet on sharp rocks




FitFlop Flip-Flop




FitFlops are a dressier beach sandal that have a slight heel and are admired by anyone wanting to glam up their bikini or jazz it up in the evenings.

Our readers love this shoe, not only for its attractive style but also for its comfort, allowing them to walk for hours on different terrain without getting sore feet. They’re also unbelievably lightweight and comfortable, yet offer good arch support for the feet.


  • Can walk for miles in these shoes
  • Super comfortable
  • Easy to wash
  • Can travel anywhere




Teva Sandal




For a stylish yet supportive sandal, vacation goers love the Teva Women’s Capri Universal Sandal. These cork and leather shoes are lightweight yet sturdy, making them super comfortable, but are also stylish enough to dress up for an evening by the beach.


  • Can wear them in water
  • No chaffing on the foot
  • Great for hot weather
  • Cute and comfortable
  • Can walk for ages in them
  • Can dress them up
  • Easy to pack


Read more about this cute walking sandal!




Sanuk Flip-Flop




Sanuk Flip Flops are made from the same material as a yoga mat, making them an extremely popular choice for anyone interested in comfort.

These beach sandals are popular for anyone going on a seaside vacation due to their durability and versatility. With a wide range of colors and prints, you could wear them for a range of occasions, from the beach to an evening party.


  • They can go from the sand to shower to party
  • Soft and comfortable
  • Great for hot weather
  • Comfy




Tory Burch Sandal


Tory Burch


A dressier beach style sandal is this leather style by Tory Burch. These shoes are loved by female travelers because they go with everything and are comfortable enough to walk around in for long periods of time.

Those who like to dress up love the fact that these shoes are cute yet understated enough to wear throughout the day on any vacation.


  • Comfortable to walk in and look cute with everything
  • Easy to dress up
  • Pretty and comfy




Teva Sandal




Teva is another popular travel sandal for our readers because it’s both comfortable and cute. The base of the shoe creates a cushion for the foot and has a good level of grip, so even the sweatiest of feet don’t slip around. Female travelers also love the designs, which comes in a range of different styles and patterns.


  •         Can wear them in water
  •         No chaffing on the foot
  •         Great for hot weather
  •         Cute and comfortable
  •         Can walk for ages in them
  •         Easy to pack




What are your favorite beach sandals? Comment below!


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 photo 12016489_10156097335005252_2100024296_n_zpsayngpnvo.jpegAuthor Bio: Annie Jarvis is relatively new to the traveling world and has just completed a five month journey around South East Asia, India and the US. She loves diving, skiing, cooking and hiking and in particular she loves to write about her adventures on her Refreshing the Page blog.

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