Mother’s Day Gift Guide: Great Mules, Sandals And Water Shoes For Beach Vacations

These Ocean Park Espadrilles from SeaVees are like a ray of sunshine even on a rainy day.

These Ocean Park Espadrilles from SeaVees are like a ray of sunshine even on a rainy day.

SEAVEES

If life’s a beach, these are the shoes you need to live in.

Buy a pair for your favorite mom traveler, and pair it with a trip to the Caribbean – for both of you.

Silverthorne from Minnetonka 

It's no surprise that the Silverthorne from Minnetonka is a bestseller.

It’s no surprise that the Silverthorne from Minnetonka is a bestseller.

MINNETONKA

Minnetonka is known for their must-have moccasins but they should also be celebrated for their gorgeous sandals. Silverthorne is a bestseller because it’s lightweight, supportive and comfortable, and it comes in nine great styles, all with braided detail and silver embellishments. Whether you opt for a print or a solid – or one of each – you will find yourself slipping them into a corner of your bag every time you take a trip. Price: $49.95

Lily Slides from Salt + Umber

Slip on the Lily slides from Salt + Umber, and get ready to take off.

Slip on the Lily slides from Salt + Umber, and get ready to take off.

SALT + UMBER

Sleek and easy peasy for travel, these slides are perfect for flying. You can slip them off to get through security without hassle, although they look so good, you may want to keep an eye on them since others may be doing the same. Price: $74

Yoga Sling 3 from Sanuk

Made from yoga mat material, it's no wonder these slings from Sanuk are so relaxing.

Made from yoga mat material, it’s no wonder these slings from Sanuk are so relaxing.

SANUK

If you want to feel content from your head to your toes, grab a pair of these soft and stretchy slings made out of the same material as yoga mats! Enhanced with arch support, heel pads and full-length rubber outsoles with flex grooves, these stylish vegan sandals will keep your feet cuddled in place all summer long. Namaste indeed. Price: $48

Beachcomber Espadrille from Sea Star Beachwear

You can walk in - or on - water without a care in the Beachcomber from Sea Star Beachwear.

You can walk in – or on – water without a care in the Beachcomber from Sea Star Beachwear.

SEA STAR BEACHWEAR

These are not your grandma’s – or your child’s – water shoes. Sophisticated and water-friendly, these classic espadrilles are redesigned with a neoprene upper and protective rubber deck shoe sole so you can walk along the coastline, dipping your feet in the sea and drying off in the sun in just 15 minutes. Price: $89

Ocean Park Mule from SeaVees

The Ocean Park Mule from SeaVees is a summer essential.

The Ocean Park Mule from SeaVees is a summer essential.

SEAVEES

With soft suede uppers and a jute footbed with leather heel, these beauties whisper “summer.” Named for an old nautical-themed amusement park in Santa Monica, they’ve got a cool California vibe and a timeless style and comfort. Price: $72

Terrex CC Boat Sleek Parley Water Shoe from adidas

This boat shoe from adidas is perfect on deck or on dock.

This boat shoe from adidas is perfect on deck or on dock.

ADIDAS

Boasting the best of adidas – Climacool breathability, maximum water Drainage System and solid sneaker comfort – these great little water shoes will protect both you and the environment, whether you’re walking on the beach or on the deck of a cruise ship. Not only do they provide traction for optimal grip on wet, slippery surfaces but they’re partially made from recycled waste, keeping the ocean cleaner for you to enjoy. Price: $65

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