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


Stylish Sandals for Beach Vacations



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

Flip flops are one of the most popular 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.



Our readers rated the following as the best beach shoes. Scroll down to find out why these brands are loved so much!




Crocs Kadee Ii Flip Flop Slide Sandals


Beach Crocs are Lightweight, Comfortable, and Cute


The Crocs Kadee II Slide Sandals is quick drying and deemed great for any water-based activity, whether it’s at the pool or at the beach. They are minimalist enough to go with a range of outfits, offer great support, and you can take them just about anywhere. What more can you ask for in a shoe? Buy it here!


Love Crocs styles? Here are our readers top picks from flip flops to sneakers and even boots! 




Clarks Breeze Sea Flip-Flop Sandals


Clarks Beach Flip Flops Take you from the Sand to Sunset Cocktails


The Clarks Breeze Sea beach sandals are one of TFG’s top picks for best beach flip flops! Due to their versatile look but made with the same material as regular flip flops, they can be worn for a casual trip down to the water’s edge or 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. They also dry quickly and look good dressed up or down. Every girl jetsetter loves them! Buy it here!


Read a full review on the best womens flip flops readers swear by!




Vionic Rest Dillon Toe Post Sandal


Vionic’s Beach Footwear Offers Arch Support


Vionic Rest Dillon Sandals look like regular flip flop vacations footwear, yet offer an elegance that’s more appropriate for cities in the summer, in addition to various other warm-weather destinations. 

These feminine shoes offer considerable arch support and can be dressed up or down for any summer style, from a printed dress to a cute, linen romper. While we love white beach sandals, they’re available in a variety of colors, too. Buy it here!


TFG readers are ALWAYS recommending Vionic for comfortable shoes. Whether it’s sandals, sneakers or boots, here are their top picks!




NAOT Footwear Fresno Walking Sandal


Naot Ranks as One of the Best Beach Walking Shoes


For a stylish yet supportive beach sandal, vacation-goers swear by NAOT. These leather shoes are both lightweight and sturdy, which makes them comfortable beachside, but they are still chic enough to dress up for an evening in town.

Avoid the water but enjoy long sunset (or sunrise) seaside walks in these comfy shoes. Buy it here!


Find more walking sandals that can double as beach shoes!




Teva Olowahu Flip-Flop Beach Sandals


Tevas are the Best Shoes for Walking in Sand


The Tevas Olowahu  is another hot sandal choice for our readers because they are cool, comfortable, and cute. The base of the shoe creates a cushion for the foot and has a solid grip so even at your sweatiest, you won’t slip around. Travelers love the designs, which come in a range of styles and patterns.

It is easy to pack too! Buy it here! 


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Olukai Ho’opio Leather Comfort Sandals


This Olukai Beach Sandal Makes Waves in Comfort


The Olukai Ho’opio is beloved by travelers everywhere because they go with everything and are comfortable enough to walk around in for long periods of time. 

Choose a fun beachy print or a classic color, they’re casual and versatile enough to wear throughout the day on any vacation. Buy it here!




Reef Cushion Vista Cute Beach Sandals


Reef is Famed for Comfy and Cute Beach Sandals


Reef sandals have such a comfy footbed and a wide range of popular styles! They’re classic flip flop styles are loved by travelers, but the above Cushion Vista gets top marks for casual yet dressy beach sandals.

While they may not offer arch support, they’re perfect for women who don’t suffer from foot issues but love a cushioned footbed for every step of their trip! Buy it here!




Birkenstock Madrid Big Buckle Slide Sandal


Birkenstocks Beach Slides Top Notch in Comfort and Support


Birkenstocks are both supportive and light and allow you to walk on uneven terrain with comfort. Birks will never make your feet feel too sweaty or sticky, either. The “Essentials” line (shown above) are more beach-friendly than ever, due to the EVA material and they’re cheaper, too!

These comfortable summer sandals are a favorite among female travelers. They come in a range of different styles—you can dress them up or wear them on the beach with your favorite bikini!

Did we mention there’s no break-in period? That’s right—put them on after purchasing and their soft, supportive footbed will feel like a second skin immediately. Buy it here!


If you’re looking for your perfect pair of Birkenstocks, these highly popular reader picks could be for you!




Blowfish Malibu Granola Comfortable Beach Sandals


Rock Your Inner Diva with Blowfish Granola Shoes to Wear on the Beach


Whether you’re on the hunt for shoes for beach weddings or just want to add a little bling to your vacay outfits, the Blowfish Malibu Granola sandal is an ultra-cute and practical option to dress up any look! Buy it here!


Lighten up your summer wardrobe with these white sandals!




Sanuk Yoga Salty Beach Slipper Sandals


Embrace Your Inner Yogi with Beach Slippers by Sanuk


The Sanuk Salty sandal uppers are made from the same material as a yoga mat and are an extremely popular choice for anyone interested in comfort as well as style.

These womens beach sandals are durable, making them perfect if you’re going to spend your vacation seaside. With a wide range of colors and prints, you can wear them for most occasions. From sand to shower to party and back again, these beauties cover all the hot-weather bases! Buy it here!


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Volcom Easy Breezy II Flip Flop Sandals


Volcom Beach Flip Flops Womens Style are Everyday Classics


Volcom are not only popular beach sandals with readers but are also a favorite for travelers everywhere! These adorable and comfortable sandals come in a range of styles and colors, making them a much-loved addition to any woman’s travel wardrobe.

They are both slim and lightweight and can tuck into the smallest backpack for both daytime and evening looks. Buy it here!




Chaco Lowdown Outdoor Beach Sandal


Chaco Beach Footwear is Sturdy for Outdoor Adventurers


The durable yet comfortable straps across the foot of these Chaco shoes provide ample support and decent traction for adventurous globetrotters. For you sporty types who also need stylish diversity, these come in plenty of colors and designs. Buy it here!



Product Comparison Chart


Still can’t decide? Here’s a quick overview of these beach sandals:

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Author 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.