Your Summer 2021 Guide to Water Shoes for the Entire Family

Your Summer 2021 Guide to Water Shoes for the Entire Family

School’s out and the summer vibe is going strong. It’s time to make a splash. Hit the beach, pool, or even the hiking trail with these top water shoes and treat your feet to a summer vacation.

Why water shoes?
Water shoes and sandals are better than bare feet when it comes to summertime activities. They are designed to protect feet from hot sand, sharp rocks, unwanted surprises, and even help keep you upright in slippery circumstances. On the trail, they help you navigate stream crossings and mud puddles. They’re especially recommended for little ones with their tender tootsies.

Our faves are all designed to fit your foot, go on and off easily, and stay comfy while holding up to tough conditions. They clean up quickly and hold on to their good looks.

To help you prepare for your family outings this summer, we’ve collected a few of our favorites. Pack these in your beach bag or suitcase and make your summer activities even better.


Water Shoes for Kids
A selection of fun colors and patterns makes kids happy to wear them and the easy versatility and extra protection makes parents happy, too.

The Nike Sunray Protect is perfect for keeping those little feet protected from the heat while enjoying the beach and pool in the summer sunshine.

The Skechers Guzman Dino slips on so easily and keeps the fun going all summer long. Lightweight and waterproof for running through sprinklers and splashing in puddles. Plus, Dinosaurs!

Columbia Techsun Wave water sandals are a must-pack for summer vacation adventures this year! Ready for anything the kiddos throw at ‘em with Tech Lite responsive cushioning and an Omni-Grip rubber traction outsole.

Adidas Mini Mouse water sandals are adorable and waterproof and sure to be the go-to of the summer for toddlers (and parents) everywhere.



Water Shoes for Women
Whatever your summer fun plans, these shoes are up for the adventure.

Island Surf Splash women’s water shoes protect your feet while you play and the rubber textured outsole keeps a grip on things to keep you on your feet.

The Northside Torrance women’s outdoor sandal is your best trail buddy and ideal for splashing through rivers and streams. The adjustable elastic laces give you a secure fit.

Skechers Cali Gear GOwalk 5 Stars and Stripes women's clog has it all— long-lasting comfort, airy ventilation, and an EVA upper that loves watery environments. Plus, the festive design is summer-fun ready!

The Adidas Adilette Comfort Core Slide has a cushioned contoured footbed to keep you super comfortable. Nothing is easier than a slide when it comes to summer fun.


Water Shoes for Men
From poolside to dockside, you’ll be ready to relax in these water-friendly shoes.

The Northside Burke men's water shoe moves easily from surf to turf so you can tread confidently. Perfect for swimming or hiking and all your watery adventures.

The Island Surf Beach Runner men’s water shoe is water-loving and quick-drying. With the comfy soft padded outsole, you won’t want to take them off. 

Dockers Anchor Boat Shoe in the traditional sporty style is just right when it comes to boating and dockside fun. This Dockers classic has Never Wet, a water-resistant coating, and a durable traction sole to keep you from slipping.

The Sperry Authentic Original Float Boat men’s comfort shoe is great for both land and sea. With "portholes" and "gills" that drain water to keep your feet dry and so comfortable it will definitely float your boat.

Summer doesn’t last forever, so get out there and have some fun in the sun—and the water!