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5 of the Best Shoes for a Beach Vacation

Jan 17, 2024

Picture yourself listening to the rhythmic sound of ocean waves while wearing shoes that effortlessly blend comfort with chic beach vibes. If you’re getting ready for your next tropical getaway or just dreaming about a sandy escape, we’ve got you covered for your perfect sun-kissed holiday. It’s time to put on your women’s travel shoes as you stride towards some serious seaside glamour. Bring on the sun, sand and surf with any of the five best shoes for a beach vacation.

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1. The Rita — The Rita is one of our best-selling cute slip on shoes for spring and summer beach vacations. It’s the epitome of comfort and style for any oceanside adventure. Designed with both functionality and fashion in mind, the Rita effortlessly combines impeccable design and laid-back charm. The cushioned footbed ensures all-day comfort, whether you’re taking a leisurely stroll on the shore or enjoying a quiet beachfront dinner. Your feet deserve nothing less than the adorable Rita while you’re sipping a margarita.


2. The Abby — For a fresh take on classic cute sandals, get the Abby. Step into coastal bliss with the Abby sandal, designed with an elastic upper to embrace your foot for a custom fit. It adds a touch of bohemian chic to your seaside outfit. The low wedge heel offers a subtle lift, so you’ll get comfort without having to compromise on style. Versatile and easy to slip on, the Abby can take you from the sandy shores to a beachside cafe with unparalleled ease. If you love the look and feel of the Abby, take a look at all of our cute sandals at Charleston Shoe.

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3. The IOP — Fashion experts share that flip flops remain one of the best shoes for a beach vacay since they’re easy to wear and allow your feet to breathe! For flip flops you’ll love wearing from the beach to the boardwalk, try the IOP. The vacation-ready IOP epitomizes casual elegance. Thanks to its lightweight design and cushioned footbed, it ensures comfort for your next sun-soaked stroll along the shore. The stylish simplicity is enhanced by the slip on silhouette, and the versatile aesthetic easily takes you from day to night. Embrace the essence of coastal living with every step.

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4. The Cooper — Dive into beachside bliss with the Cooper. Featuring a breezy slip on design, the Cooper offers a timeless charm, perfect for waterfront dining and sandy strolls. The elasticized straps ensure a snug fit, while the cushioned insole guarantees all-day wear — whether you’re playing beach volleyball or skimming through the next hot beach read. Elevate your beach look with the Cooper in classic linen or a playful navy polka dot.


5. The Backless Cannon — Our best-selling Backless Cannon is one of our most popular wedge heels designed with our most comfortable straps. The crossover straps allow your foot to stretch as much as you need when you’re building a sandcastle with the little ones or watching the breathtaking sunset over the ocean. For ladies with problematic feet, the Backless Cannon has been nicknamed “the Bunion shoe” for anyone who wants a little more comfort, thanks to a wide upper strap and stretch upper.

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In the world of coastal couture, comfort meets chic, and every pair of resort shoes tells a tale of breezy days and balmy nights. From the playful flip flops that embrace the salty sea to the charming espadrilles that accompany you at a beachside bonfire dinner, any of the shoes from Charleston Shoe are a great foundation for your vacation wardrobe. Make every step you take a stylish ode to comfort and fashion. Wear your sandals and travel shoes as a celebration of self-expression and the latest in beach-chic footwear for your resort vacation. Be sure to browse all of our resort shoes to wear on and off the beach!