This amazingly soft footbed features contoured EVA topped with latex foam and synthetic suede to provide a pillowy home for hard-working feet; the wide strap wraps the toe to ensure that feet stay cozy and supported during active days in warm weather.
Techlite midsole for lightweight cushioning and support
Non-marking Omni-Grip high traction rubber for traction and durability
Nubuck leather with stretch lycra that wraps the toe for added support and comfort
Contoured EVA with latex foam, synthetic suede and leather overlays with anti-odor treatment
Waterproof materials and construction method
Weight: size 7, ½ pair = 5.9 oz/167.3 g
UPPER Nubuck leather and lycra
FOOTBED EVA, latex foam, suede and leather
MIDSOLE Techlite technology
OMNI-GRIP OUTSOLE High traction rubber
Techlite™ Cushioning midsole
OMNI-GRIP® Advanced Traction
Superior cushioning for impact absorption and high energy return.
HOLD TIGHTON ANY TERRAIN.
Advanced traction outsole treads grip every environment.
Women's Kea™ Sandal
I ordered this particular shoe because I have had surgery on both of my feet. I need to wear shoes that are comfortable which this shoe is. However most important is that I need a shoe that keeps my big toe seperated from my other toes to prevent the toes from curving again. This will aid in preventing me from further surgery and recurrence of bunions.This shoe is perfect for my needs.
December 16, 2010
YOU WON'T STOP WITH ONE PAIR.
I AM 61 AND I HAVE 2 OF EVERY COLOR. tHEY ARE THE BEST SHOE I HAVE EVER HAD ON MY FEET. I WORK 50 TO 90 HOURS A WEEK ON MY FEET AND RUNNING! mY FEET, ANCLES, CALVES NEVER HURT. I EVEN HIKE IN THESE SANDLES, WEAR SOCKS WITH THEM IN THE WINTER, GREAT FOR THE BEACH. SOMEONE IS ALWAYS ASKING ME WHERE DID YOU GET THEM! pLEASE COLUMBIA COME OUT WITH SOME NEW COLORS TO WEAT FOR DRESS, LIKE RED, TEAL, PURPLE, COBALT BLUE. GREEN. I GUARANTEE YOU WILL SELL THEM. THE FIT IS PERFECT.
April 8, 2014
I have a long narrow foot....these are awesome!
March 23, 2014
This is the second pair of these sandels that I have purchased. The first pair I wore walking throughout Washington Dc for two days and the comfort is unbelievable. I have worn the original pair so much I needed to replace them, so I am glad they were not discontinued.
February 25, 2014
Small Size 9
I have Kea sandals from you that I love, these were not so good. The bark color size 9 were small for my foot so I sent them back at a sizeable expense. I'm keeping the black ones but they are snug. WHY?
It's the size I have in my closet and those fit perfectly.
December 19, 2013
A little disappointing
I have previous similar shoe in three colors, and unfortunately I left my favorite black ones in France. I read reviews that this shoe fits more tightly, but I took the chance and ordered them anyway. I like them but probably will not be able to wear them as much as other ones because of the tight fit.
October 16, 2013
This sandal is comfortable!
I like this sandal. It is extremely comfortable – my sixth pair! I do prefer the old style; not so fond of the flowery pattern on the inside sole.
September 12, 2013
Not comfortable when wearing a full day.
When I tried them on in the store they felt so comfortable, but when I wore them the whole day, the top part was pressing on the top of my foot and was very uncomfortable, to the point I couldn't wait to get them off. There was an indentation on the tops of both feet, and I don't think I will be wearing them again. I normally wear a size 81/2, but purchased a 9 so they would not be too small.
September 2, 2013
This is the second pair I have ordered and the first pair is 5 years old and still in good shape as it has been worn constantly all summer long and been in and out of fast running fresh water rivers and lakes and salt water vacations. With the toe grip I have never lost a shoe yet. glad for the review on sizing, it does fit small.
August 25, 2013
comfortable and stylish
I now have these sandals in all 3 colors and LOVE them. They fit well and wear well.
August 7, 2013
Not what I expected
I bought this same shoe about 5 years ago and I love it so I wanted a newer pair for an upcoming trip. Definitely not the same shoe. This show fits extremely tight around my foot making my foot feel like it's sliding backward, not enough arch support, and my heels keeps sliding off the shoe to the inside. Very disappointed in the shoe .
July 24, 2013
Too tight around foot
I love these shoes. I have two other pair that I wear everywhere in the summer, even to water sports. They are comfortable and very durable. But this last pair I ordered is very tight around the width of my foot. So tight that I can barely get my foot into the shoe. When I walk it digs into my skin and feels like it's causing a blister. Also, one shoe curls up at the toe. I am very disappointed in this pair because I can't wear them with ease.
July 23, 2013
Have bought 2 pair.
These are wonderful, they actually stay on my feet, not flopping around. I usually wear a strap around my ankle, don't have to with these. I have the bark and black, they look good too.
July 14, 2013
Kea. What happen?
I purchased a pair of these flip flop sandels 5 years ago and wouldn't wear any other flip flop.I could walk all day in them.Love them. So I decided it was time for a new pair. But what happen? The new Keas are so tight they hurt. Like they are made for very narrow feet. What a shame. Please get our old fit back.
July 9, 2013
I purchased these similar sandals on vacation in Canada a few years ago and fell in love with them. They are so comfortable I needed to get more so I went to the web site and as simple as describing the sandals I was able to find the same style. The web site is very friendly and the service was exceptional. Thanks Columbia for a great site!
July 9, 2013
These sandles are very comfortable
This is my second pair and I love the comfort and quality.
July 1, 2013
This is my second and third purchase of Columbia's women's Kea sandal! I bought a pair about three years ago and love them still. When I found them on sale recently, I bought another pair in brown and another pair in white. The arch support is great! My first pair is black and I just take some liquid dish soap and a soft brush to them and they clean up under the faucet. They are made well and true to size.
June 25, 2013
I have a 2yr old pair of same sandal which I LOVED so I ordered a new pair (both times I had to order 1 full size larger than I normally wear-for length). Old pair (purchased at a store) was immediately comfortable.I have skinny feet but the new pair is so tight across the instep that I won't be able to wear them until I get them stretched in the width!! (which will cost me money). When you employ foreign manufacturers, why don't you make sure that they fit American feet!! Also, I noticed that the quality is lower than my original pair. Before my old pair of these sandals, I had a pair of Columbia slides which I also loved but you discontinued them. Columbia has lost me as a customer!!!!
June 23, 2013
Hard to fit narrow foot...
I have a very narrow foot AA, this was perfect! I will be ordering another pair. It's so hard to find a sandal to fit when you have a very narrow foot. When I saw that the fit was "slightly small"in the description, I figured I would try....so glad I did! Very comfortable too!
June 18, 2013
Fits only very narrow foot
I purchased a pair of Columbia sandals a couple of years ago and was very pleased with them. I found what I thought were the same sandals on line and ordered them in three neutral colors.
I received the sandals a few days later, I was disappointed when I tried to put them on, even though they were the same size as my previous pair they were obviously too narrow and when I returned them to the outlet store I tried on the next size up still too narrow. I am an average size woman and I CANNOT recommend buying this pair of sandals. It's too bad, the quality was still good, someone made the wrong decision to eliminate many women from being able to enjoy this particular product.
June 8, 2013
Love this sandal!! I saw it on someone else and had to have a pair. I like the solid fit of the encased big toe. The between the toe sandal does not suit me or feel good on my foot so this sandal is perfect
May 10, 2013
I have several pairs of Nevis Thongs (also Columbia) which were tight when new so when I saw reviews about Kea being small I figured they would stretch as the others did with wear. So far they haven't so I can't wear for extend periods of time (all day) like I do the others. Am still hoping they will stretch with use.
May 2, 2013
I have had a number of the older models of these shoes for years and absolutely love them. I felt it was time to get a new pair and was so glad that they were still being made. BUT - these are not the same shoes !! The fit is completely different. For some reason my feet slip to the inner side of these so that they are crooked on my feet. I am now going to have to try to hunt down some older versions somewhere or start my hunt for comfy sandals all over again. I have foot problems so this is very disappointing as the older versions of these shoes worked very well for me :(
May 1, 2013
Comfort, durability, and affordable at it's best.
Very comfortable, great fit, and support. Very affordable, with great durability. I loved the first pair so much that I ordered two more in different colors with the same sole.
April 24, 2013
Best Sandals Ever!
I can't say enough good things about these sandals. I have three pairs, one in every color. They are just so comfortable and I am all about comfort on my feet. They are very durable, they are still great after walking through many unexpected rainy days and puddles, and they are stable enough so I can go on an unexpected hike or long walk around town and not have any issues with durability (of the shoes or my joints!) I am standing for most of the day and I wear these everyday in the spring/summer/fall and don't wish I had anything else on my feet. I was worried last year that they discontinued the style when I couldn't find another pair on any website, but was happy to discover I just had to wait for the season rollover.
April 9, 2013
Wonderful sandals if you are on your feet all day...
These are the BEST sandals I have ever owned. It took me a long time to purchase because of the price. They are well worth it. Normally, I wear a 7.5 or 8. I purchased the 8 and they are a perfect fit.
April 6, 2013
a tad narrow
The shoe is comfortable and stylish. Like them quite a bit.
April 6, 2013
Functional sporty sandal
The flip flops are comfortably snug and their form fitting shape is super. They are sporty looking and are fun to wear with jeans, shorts, and capris. I dress fairly causual, but they have great character stitching to jazz something up compared to other retail store flip flops. I bought a similar pair in 2008 and they are still my 'go to' pair of summer shoes. I can tell these have long lasting quality as well and will be great!
April 5, 2013
Normally my favorite shoes, but not this particular pair
I love these Kea shoes, normally. I bought my first pair at an outlet mall on vacation about 4 years ago, then ordered two more pair last year in other colors, because they were practically all I ever wore, and I wanted more options with colors. The new pairs worked well also. (I have had problems with plantar faciitis over the years, and these seem to support my feet in a way that keeps that from developing again. Also, I have bunions that hurt in lots of shoes, and this has just the right "cut-out" space for them, yet they don't really stick out and show!
But this time when I ordered a new pair, they fit differently. One shoe was extra-tight across the strap over my foot, and I had to return them. I'm pretty sure it was a product flaw, so I called Columbia to ask how to go about returning them. I was surprised to find out that I was still responsible for the return shipping. So, after this "fail," I will definitely be watching for outlet malls while on vacation, so that I can make sure they fit before ordering. Incidentally, they do run about 1/2 size small, so order at least 1/2 size larger than you normally would.
March 30, 2013
great for narrow, flat feet
I am very flat-footed, and also have a very narrow foot. I have always had trouble finding a shoe that remains comfortable after having it on for an extended period. These shoes are great! I wish I could wear them year-round but, unfortunately, I live in an area that has cold winters. I purchased a pair in black a couple of years ago and like them so much I just ordered two more pair in different colors. I plan to always have a pair of these shoes on hand!
March 3, 2013
Women's Kea™ Sandal
I ordered a size 9 which is what I wear all the time. These are great sandals however I could not even get this pair to slip on.
They run very small.
Excellent product, great workmanship, just wished they had worked. I own a pair that are a 9 now and have had for 5 years.
Wish they mde these in a 9.5
February 26, 2013
My second time buying these
I absolutely love these shoes. I'm a liveaboard boater in the south and wear sandals most of the time. I bought my first pair of these about four years ago and still haven't worn them out. They're incredibly comfortable and I can walk all in them. Planning to order another pair in a different color soon.
February 10, 2013
Great sandal for narrow feet!
I just purchased my second pair of this sandal and have found that they fit my narrow feet perfectly! I always have difficulty finding sandals that will fit me, and am so happy to have this choice.
The Kea must have replaced the Nevis, which was very similar in style and also fit me perfectly - please keep making sandals in this style for those of us with narrow feet!
February 2, 2013
Love these sandals
These sandals are very flattering on my feet, particularly since I have bunions. But more importantly they are really comfortable. I can walk for miles and miles on a hot day in them without any problem. I now own several pairs in different colors and hope Columbia keep making more.
January 30, 2013
This product is very comfortable
This order came very quickly. This style is extremely versatile and I wear them for casual and dress. I hope Columbia will continue to make this style.
December 21, 2012
couldn't be better!
These replaced similar sandals purchased on vacation in the Florida Keys about 6 years ago! I am thrilled to have found a similar sandal--these are even more comfortable. I love the big toe loop--gives me extra security to keep the shoe on during walks. I don't think I'll ever purchase a non-Columbia sandal again!
November 26, 2012
The best ever.
I have narrow feet and it is very difficult to get shoes, boots and sandels that fit me properly. Last year I discovered Columbia's KEA sandel by sheer luck. I bought one pair and have bought 5 pairs since. I plan on buying more. They are the best fitting sandals I have ever had.
November 25, 2012
These are wonderfully comfortable sandals. Very nice design. I'll be wearing them a whole lot and plan on ordering in more colors!
October 19, 2012
good comfortable sandal
I have narrow feet and have a difficult time getting sandals to fit. The stretch mesh of this sandal makes it fit to my foot like a glove.
October 17, 2012
What a great sandal!!
This is my 2nd pair of this exact sandal, color and all..........
Very, very comfortable. I travel a lot and wouldn't leave home without my special Columbia sandals!!
I hope you never stop making this particular pair.
A satisfied MN customer!!
October 13, 2012
I love these shoes. These shoes are so comfortable and they
keep my big toe separated as I have bunions. I will be
buying more of these shoes soon. Thank You
October 2, 2012
These are really comfortable and made very well. This is my second pair, and I bought a pair for a friend who threatened to "steal" mine.
The loop for the Big toe is a tiny bit snug, but they fit well.
September 22, 2012
Women's Kea-I just love them!!!
I have been looking for a replacement sandal for my past two pair of this same model, from many years ago and have not found anything similar to the quality of these wonderful feeling sandals. They make my feet feel like walking! I have extremely flat feet as well as having had foot surgery and these have such a supportive arch. Thank you for continuing to carry this model.
September 8, 2012
This is my fourth pair of Kea shoes. I have them in three different colors, and they are almost impossible to wear out. They are by far the most comfortable shoes I have ever had. Since I have several foot problems, comfort is my priority. Please don't discontinue this line of shoes!
September 7, 2012
I wanted a shoe that could get wet AND be able to walk around in. This fit comfortable, it can get wet but there is no cushion in heal. So I won't be walking lots in these. I will use them to go to pool and beach but not for walks.
September 6, 2012
Would buy again
Purchased this product after wearing a friend's. Never have had luck wearing flip flops until now. Feet don't slide around in these. Soooooo comfortable. Normally wear 8.5 - purchased an 8.
September 1, 2012
I bought my first pair several years ago while traveling to Colorado. They are the best fitting sandal I have ever worn. I am a petitie woman and have small feet, size 5, so it was awesome to find this sandal in my size,. Most sizes for women start at a size 6. I recently bought my second pair in a different color and even though the design has changed a bit the fit is still perfect. I love the way it hugs my feet and the comfort on my heels is great. I would highly recommend this sandal. I plan on buying a third pair in yet another color ASAP.
August 31, 2012
Great construction and good value.
This is my first experience with Columbia shoes and, I must say, they certainly stand up to everything that is said about them. The fit is good, they are attractive, and I very much enjoy wearing them. I especially like the wraparound big toe because I can never wear the regular thong between the big toe and next toe.
August 26, 2012
Women's Kea Sandal the best sandal ever!
I purchased this sandal model several years ago and wear them daily. I just recently noticed that they were showing some wear and tear and logged onto the Columbia site to see if it was still available! It is and I am so glad! This sandal is comfortable, durable and I hope the company keeps it around for years to come!
August 26, 2012
The BEST sandals!!
These sandals are the best I have ever worn -- they are super-comfortable, very stable with the big toe captured, and provide good support (I have a high arch). I am constantly getting compliments about them! Best of all, they come in very attractive colors --- I first bought the light beige for summer and liked them so much, I ordered the beautiful blue.
August 26, 2012
Returns are accepted within 30 days of the purchase date online or in-store. Your apparel must be in original and unworn condition, with tags still attached. Footwear returns must also include the original box.